Top ten most followed profiles of 2016 on Instagram

Kendall Jenner (@kendalljenner)

Followers: 63.3 m


Kendall Nicole Jenner is an American fashion model and television personality. Originally known for appearing in the E! reality television show Keeping Up with the Kardashians, Jenner is now also a model in a movement dubbed “the Instagirl era” by Vogue magazine, or “Social Media Modeling” by Harper’s Bazaar.

After working in commercial print ad campaigns and photoshoots, Jenner had breakout seasons in 2014 and 2015, walking the runways for high fashion designers during the New York, Milan, and Paris Fashion Weeks. Jenner has done multiple editorials and cover shoots for LOVE and various international Vogue editions, walked for Victoria’s Secret, and acts as brand ambassador for Estée Lauder’s multimedia ad campaigns. Jenner made her debut at No. 16 on Forbes magazine’s 2015 list of top earning models, with an estimated annual income of US$4 million.

Born: November 3, 1995 (age 20), Los Angeles, California, United States
Height: 1.79 m
Siblings: Kylie Jenner, Kim Kardashian, Khloé Kardashian, Kourtney Kardashian, Rob Kardashian, Brody Jenner,Casey Jenner, Brandon Jenner, Burt Jenner.
Parents: Kris Jenner, Caitlyn Jenner
TV shows: Keeping Up with the Kardashians
Books: Rebels: City of Indra: The Story of Lex and Livia


Nicki Minaj (@nickiminaj)

Followers: 63.5 m


Onika Tanya Maraj (born December 8, 1982), known professionally as Nicki Minaj, is a Trinidadian-born American rapper, singer and songwriter. Born in Saint James, Trinidad and Tobago and raised in South Jamaica, Queens, New York, Minaj earned public attention after releasing three mixtapes between 2007–09. She has been signed to Young Money Entertainment since 2009.

Birth name: Onika Tanya Maraj
Born: December 8, 1982 (age 33) Saint James, Port of Spain, Trinidad and Tobago
Origin: Queens, New York, U.S.
Genres: Hip hop pop
Occupation(s): Rapper singer songwriter
Instruments: Vocals


King Kylie (@kyliejenner)

Followers: 71.2 m


Kylie Kristen Jenner (born August 10, 1997) is an American reality television personality, socialite and model. She is best known for appearing on the E! reality television series Keeping Up with the Kardashians. In 2012, she collaborated with the clothing brand PacSun, along with her sister Kendall, and created their own line “Kendall & Kylie”.

In 2014, Time magazine listed the Jenner sisters on their The 25 Most Influential Teens of 2014 list for their considerable influence among teens on social media. She appeared on the same list the following year. As of 2016, she is one of the top 10 most followed celebrities on Instagram.

Kylie Kristen Jenner
Born: August 10, 1997 (age 19)
Los Angeles, California, U.S.
Residence : Calabasas, California, U.S.
Education: Sierra Canyon School Laurel Springs School
Occupation: Television personality socialite model
Years active 2007–present
Television: Keeping Up with the Kardashians
Partner(s): Tyga (2014–present)
Siblings: Kylie Jenner, Kim Kardashian, Khloé Kardashian, Kourtney Kardashian, Rob Kardashian, Brody Jenner,Casey Jenner, Brandon Jenner, Burt Jenner.
Parents: Kris Jenner, Caitlyn Jenner
TV shows: Keeping Up with the Kardashians


Cristiano Ronaldo (@cristiano)

Followers: 72.8 m


Cristiano Ronaldo dos Santos Aveiro, ComM, GOIH is a Portuguese professional footballer who plays for Spanish club Real Madrid and the Portugal national team. He is a forward and serves as captain for Portugal.

Born: February 5, 1985 (age 31), Hospital Dr. Nélio Mendonça, Funchal, Portugal
Height: 1.85 m
Salary: 17 million EUR (2016)
Siblings: Katia Aveiro, Hugo Aveiro, Elma Aveiro
Current teams: Real Madrid C.F. (#7 / Forward), Portugal national football team (#7 / Forward)
Parents: Maria Dolores dos Santos Aveiro, José Dinis Aveiro


Justin Bieber (@justinbieber)

Followers: 77.6 m


Justin Drew Bieber is a Canadian singer and songwriter. After a talent manager discovered him through his YouTube videos covering songs in 2007 and signed to RBMG, Bieber released his debut EP, My World, in late 2009.

Born: March 1, 1994 (age 22), London, Canada
Height: 1.75 m
Parents: Pattie Mallette, Jeremy Bieber


Kim Kardashian West (@kimkardashian)

Followers: 79.7 m


Kimberly “Kim” Kardashian West(née Kimberly Noel Kardashian; October 21, 1980) is an American reality television personality, actress, socialite, businesswoman, model and singer. Kardashian first gained media attention as a friend and stylist of Paris Hilton, but received wider notice after a 2003 sex tape with her former boyfriend Ray J was leaked in 2007. Later that year, she and her family began to appear in the E! Network’s reality television series Keeping Up with the Kardashians. Its success soon led to the creation of spin-offs including Kourtney and Kim Take New York and Kourtney and Khloe Take Miami in addition to various business ventures. Kardashian’s personal life soon became subject to widespread media attention.

Born: October 21, 1980 (age 35), Los Angeles, California, United States
Height: 1.59 m
Siblings: Kylie Jenner, Khloé Kardashian, Kourtney Kardashian, Kendall Jenner, Rob Kardashian
Spouse: Kanye West (m. 2014), Kris Humphries (m. 2011–2013), Damon Thomas (m. 2000–2004)
Parents: Robert Kardashian, Kris Jenner


Beyoncé (@beyonce)

Followers: 81.4 m


Beyoncé Giselle Knowles-Carter ( born September 4, 1981) is an American singer, songwriter, record producer and actress. Born and raised in Houston, Texas, she performed in various singing and dancing competitions as a child and rose to fame in the late 1990s as lead singer of R&B girl-group Destiny’s Child. Managed by her father, Mathew Knowles, the group became one of the world’s best-selling girl groups of all time. Their hiatus saw the release of Beyoncé’s debut album, Dangerously in Love (2003), which established her as a solo artist worldwide, earned five Grammy Awards and featured the Billboard Hot 100 number-one singles “Crazy in Love” and “Baby Boy”.

Born: September 4, 1981 (age 34), Houston, Texas, United States
Height: 1.69 m
Spouse: Jay Z (m. 2008)


Ariana Grande (@arianagrande)

Followers: 81.7 m


Ariana Grande-Butera, known professionally as Ariana Grande, is an American singer and actress. She began her career in the Broadway musical 13, before landing the role of Cat Valentine on the Nickelodeon television series Victorious in 2009.

Ariana Grande-Butera
Born: June 26, 1993 (age 23)
Boca Raton, Florida, US
Occupation: Singer actress
Years active 2008–present
Television: Victorious Sam & Cat
Family: Frankie Grande (half-brother)
Musical career
Genres :Pop R&B
Labels Republic


Taylor Swift (@taylorswift)

Followers: 88.4 m


Taylor Alison Swift (born December 13, 1989) is an American singer-songwriter. Raised in Wyomissing, Pennsylvania, she moved to Nashville, Tennessee at the age of 14 to pursue a career in country music. She signed with the independent label Big Machine Records and became the youngest songwriter ever signed by the Sony/ATV Music publishing house. The release of Swift’s eponymous debut album in 2006 marked the start of her career as a country music singer. Her third single, “Our Song”, made her the youngest person to single-handedly write and perform a number-one song on the Hot Country Songs chart.

Taylor Alison Swift
Born: December 13, 1989 (age 26)
Reading, Pennsylvania, U.S.
Residence: Manhattan, New York City
Occupation: Singer-songwriter actress
Net worth: $250 million (June 2016 estimate)
Musical career
Country pop
Vocals: guitar piano banjo


Selena Gomez (@selenagomez)

Followers: 94.5 m


Selena Marie Gomez ( born July 22, 1992) is an American actress and singer. Having appeared as a child in the children’s television series Barney & Friends, Gomez rose to fame as the leading role in the Disney channel series Wizards of Waverly Place (2007–12). Due to the success of the series, Gomez worked on various films, television shows, and musical collaborations for the network in the following years. She signed a recording contract with Hollywood Records in 2008, and subsequently formed her band Selena Gomez & the Scene the following year. The band released three studio albums by 2011.

Selena Marie Gomez
Born: July 22, 1992 (age 24)
Grand Prairie, Texas, U.S.
Occupation: Actress singer executive producer fashion designer[1] philanthropist[2]
Years active: 2002–present
Television: Barney & Friends
Wizards of Waverly Place
Musical career
Genres: Dance-pop
Instruments: Vocals, piano
Labels: Hollywood Interscope
Associated acts: Selena Gomez & the Scene