- Business Insider has compiled the most-followed Instagram accounts in 2018.
- The list is dominated by reality TV stars, musicians, and professional soccer players.
- Here are the top 50 most-popular accounts.
In the world of Instagram, musicians, reality stars, and soccer players rule.
Business Insider has compiled the most-followed people on Instagram for 2018, and well-known faces like Cristiano Ronaldo and Kim Kardashian top the list.
Up until this year, singer and actress Selena Gomez has been the most-followed person on Instagram, a title she’s held for the last two years running. But in 2018, Ronaldo nabbed the top spot.
Besides Ronaldo and Gomez, stars like Dwayne Johnson and musicians like Ariana Grande are in the top 10.
Here are the 50 most-followed people on Instagram in 2018:
50. Gal Gadot
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The “Wonder Woman” star, whose handle is @gal_gadot, has 27.1 million followers.
49. Ed Sheeran
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The singer-songwriter, who goes by @teddysphotos on Instagram, has 27.2 million followers.
48. Robert Downey Jr.
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The “Ironman” and “Avengers” star, whose handle is @robertdowneyjr, has 27.3 million followers.
47. Leonardo DiCaprio
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The actor and producer has 28 million followers to his account, @leonardodicaprio.
46. Snoop Dogg
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The rapper and producer, whose handle is @snoopdogg, has 28.6 million Instagram followers.
45. Louis Vuitton Official
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The luxury label has 29 million followers to its handle, @louisvuitton. It’s one of two brands to crack the top 50.
44. Vanessa Hudgens
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The actor and singer, whose handle is @vanessahudgens, has 31.6 million followers.
43. Lady Gaga
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The star of “A Star is Born,” has 31.7 million followers to her account, @ladygaga.
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The Brazilian singer has 33.1 million followers to her account, @anitta.
41. Bruna Marquezine
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The Brazilian actress, whose Instagram handle is @brumarquezine, has 33.7 million followers.
40. Marcelo Vieira Jr.
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The Brazilian soccer star, who plays for Spanish club Real Madrid, has 34.5 million followers to his account, @marcelotwelve.
39. Zlatan Ibrahimović
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The Swedish soccer star, who goes by @iamzlatanibrahimovic on Instagram, has 35.9 million followers. Ibrahimović plays for LA Galaxy.
38. Zac Efron
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The “Baywatch” actor, whose handle is @zacefron on Instagram, has 37 million followers.
37. Gareth Bale
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The Welsh soccer star, who plays for Spanish club Real Madrid, has 38.1 million followers to his Instagram account, @garethbale11.
36. Shawn Mendes
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The Canadian singer-songwriter – and former Vine star – has 39.1 million followers to his Instagram account, @shawnmendes.
35. James Rodríguez
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The Colombian soccer star, who currently plays for German club Bayern Munich, has 40.8 million followers to his Instagram account, @jamesrodriguez10.
34. Cara Delevingne
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The English model and actor, whose Instagram handle is @caradelevingne, has 41.4 million followers.
33. LeBron James
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The professional basketball player, who currently plays for the LA Lakers, has 46.2 million followers to his Instagram account, @kingjames.
The popular meme account – @9gag on Instagram – has 49 million followers.
31. Chris Brown
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The rapper, whose handle is @chrisbrownofficial, has 49.2 million followers.
30. Emma Watson
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The English actor and “Harry Potter” star has 49.5 million followers to her Instagram account, @emmawatson.
29. Vin Diesel
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The “Fast and the Furious” star, whose handle is @vindiesel, has 51.5 million followers on Instagram.
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The Canadian rapper, producer, and actor – who goes by @champagnepapi on Instagram – has 52.6 million followers.
27. David Beckham
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The English former professional soccer player has 53.1 million followers to his Instagram account, @davidbeckham.
26. Justin Timberlake
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The singer and actor, whose Instagram handle is @justintimberlake, has 53.2 million followers.
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The singer and actor, whose Instagram handle is @zendaya, has 53.8 million followers.
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The Colombian singer-songwriter, whose Instagram handle is @shakira, has 55.8 million followers.
23. Ellen DeGeneres
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The TV host and comedian – who goes by @theellenshow on Instagram – has 63.2 million followers.
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The singer, actor, and entrepreneur – who goes by @badgalriri on Instagram – has 66.6 million followers.
21. Kevin Hart
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The actor and comedian – who goes by @kevinhart4real on Instagram – has 67.2 million followers.
20. Demi Lovato
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The singer-songwriter and actor – who goes by @ddlovato on Instagram – has 70.8 million followers.
19. Kourtney Kardashian
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The reality TV star – who goes by @kourtneykardash on Instagram – has 71.6 million followers.
18. Katy Perry
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The singer, whose Instagram handle is @katyperry, has 74.5 million followers on Instagram.
17. Miley Cyrus
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The singer and actor has 78.6 million followers to her account, @mileycyrus,
The sports apparel brand – @nike on Instagram – has 83.5 million followers.
15. Jennifer Lopez
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The singer, dancer, and actor – who goes by @jlo on Instagram – has 84.2 million followers.
14. Khloe Kardashian
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The reality TV star and entrepreneur has 84.5 million followers to her Instagram account, @khloekardashian.
13. Nicki Minaj
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The rapper has 97 million followers to her Instagram account, @nickiminaj.
12. Kendall Jenner
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The reality TV star and model has 101 million followers to her Instagram account, @kendalljenner.
11. Justin Bieber
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The Canadian singer-songwriter, whose Instagram handle is @justinbieber, has 103 million followers.
10. Lionel Messi
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The Argentinian soccer star, who plays for Spanish club FC Barcelona, has 105 million followers to his Instagram account, @leomessi.
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The Brazilian soccer star, who plays for French club Paris Saint-Germain, has 108 million followers to his Instagram account, @neymarjr.
8. Taylor Swift
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The singer-songwriter, whose handle is @taylorswift, has 113 million followers.
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The singer and actor has 122 million followers to her account, @beyonce.
6. Kylie Jenner
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The reality TV star and entrepreneur, whose Instagram handle is @kyliejenner, has 122 million followers.
5. Kim Kardashian West
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The reality TV star and entrepreneur has 123 million followers to her account, @kimkardashian.
4. Dwayne Johnson
The former pro wrestler and actor – who goes by @therock on Instagram – has 126 million followers.
3. Ariana Grande
The singer and actor has 141 million followers to her Instagram account, @arianagrande.
2. Selena Gomez
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The singer and actor has 144 million followers to her Instagram account, @selenagomez.
1. Cristiano Ronaldo
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The Portuguese soccer star, who plays for Italian club Juventus, has 149 million followers to his account, @cristiano.