Portugese and Juventus forward, Cristiano Ronaldo has broken the scale of Instagram’s most followed person as he marks 200 million followers.

Ronaldo is undoubtedly not just a football legend with many fans cheering him on the pitch but has mass crowd stalking him on social media as well.

Cristiano Ronaldo became the most followed person on Instagram in October 2018 after beating previous record holder American musician and actress, Ariana Grande by 28 million followers.


He officially comes second to the Instagram app itself which can boast of 300 million followers but ahead of his football rivals Lionel Messi and Neymar.

Excited about this off-pitch milestone, the five time Ballon d’Or award winner made a shot clip of his success journey and to thank humanity for the loving gesture.

Below is a compilation of some celebrity followers on the app:

  1. Instagram (@Instagram): 330 million followers.
  2. Cristiano Ronaldo (@cristiano): 200 million followers.
  3. Ariana Grande (@arianagrande): 172 million followers.
  4. Dwayne Johnson (@therock): 169 million followers.
  5. Selena Gómez (@selenagomez): 166 million followers.
  6. Kylie Jenner (@kyliejenner): 158 million followers.
  7. Kim Kardashian (@kimkardashian): 157 million followers.
  8. Lionel Messi (@leomessi): 141 million followers.
  9. Beyoncé (@beyonce): 138 million followers.
  10. Neymar (@neymarjr): 131 million followers.