Most-followed athletes on Instagram worldwide as of October 2017

Athletes with the most Instagram followers worldwide 2017 This statistic presents a ranking of the most popular athletes on Instagram as of October 2017, sorted by the highest numbers of followers. Footballer Cristiano Ronaldo was the most-followed athlete on the photo sharing app platform with close to 114 million followers.
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Number of followers in millions
Cristiano Ronaldo 113.71
Neymar da Silva Santos Júnior 83.06
Lionel Andrés 'Leo' Messi 82.24
David Beckham 40.67
James David Rodriguez Rubio 33.49
LeBron Raymone James 33.31
Gareth Frank Bale 31.66
Zlatan Ibrahimovic 28.47
Ronaldo de Assis Moreira (Ronaldinho) 27.1
Luis Alberto Suárez 25.06
Number of followers in millions
Cristiano Ronaldo 113.71
Neymar da Silva Santos Júnior 83.06
Lionel Andrés 'Leo' Messi 82.24
David Beckham 40.67
James David Rodriguez Rubio 33.49
LeBron Raymone James 33.31
Gareth Frank Bale 31.66
Zlatan Ibrahimovic 28.47
Ronaldo de Assis Moreira (Ronaldinho) 27.1
Luis Alberto Suárez 25.06

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This statistic presents a ranking of the most popular athletes on Instagram as of October 2017, sorted by the highest numbers of followers. Footballer Cristiano Ronaldo was the most-followed athlete on the photo sharing app platform with close to 114 million followers.
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November 2017
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Worldwide
Survey time period
October 25, 2017

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