In this day and age, technology and social media has become a fixation, an obsession and an instant connection for people from all over the world. There are thousands of applications and networking websites that help to connect people with just one follow, like or click.
Some lives have been completely altered due to becoming part of the social media community. Their posts have drawn a mass following and they have become some form of famous.
With fame, comes money and opportunity. They have been able to attain amazing opportunities that may have not come if they never joined these networks. Instagram allows people to follow the lives of others with only the photos that they post.
Some photos portray sexiness, some portray an adventurous or luxurious life. They are all unique in their own way but all share the fact that they have amassed a huge following. Take a look at the following 15 biggest Instagram stars…
15. Cindy Kimberly
This girl got famous without even having to try. Superstar Justin Bieber came across her photo and posted it to his Instagram page with the caption “Omg who is this!!!” With one quick post, thousands of followers blew up her page.
Since the incident, she has amassed over 3 million followers. People even dedicate fan art to her. Unfortunately for Bieber, the Spain native began dating a model.
14. Danielle Bregoli
This sour star grabbed the world’s attention when she first appeared on Dr. Phil. She portrayed a wild child with attitude and managed to grab attention because she was such a train wreck to watch. She seized this opportunity and began lashing out in order to gain even more fame—which worked.
She has since released her own music video and her song appears on the radios nation wide. Currently her Instagram sits with 11.7 million followers.
13. Lance Stewart
This guy is mostly famous because of his YouTube channel. He originally got noticed when he shared a Vine video that went viral and imitated the ad “It’s my money and I need it now.”
His posts are always light hearted and funny. He even recruits his grandmother into his funny skits, and people have grown to love her and their hilarious relationship full of pranks. His growing fame continues as he currently sits with 4.8 million Instagram followers among millions of other followers on YouTube, Vine and Facebook.
12. King Bach
Also known as Andrew Bachelor, this star has has amassed his following starting from Vine. He was the most followed person on that application.
He is an actor, comedian and film director. He has gotten so famous that he has appeared on major shows like The Mindy Project and House of Lies. Unlike the exuberant character he portrays in his videos and posts, he is actually known to have a very calm and relaxed demeanor.
Whether he is acting or playing his personality up for the camera, whatever he is doing works because he keeps climbing the fame and success ladder.
11. Brielle Biermann
This girl is the spitting image of her famous mother Kim Zolciak. She appears on Don’t Be Tardy, a reality show following her family (including Kroy Biermann, her stepfather, Kim, alongside her siblings).
She gained popularity when she released on Instagram photos of her flaunting her body on the beach — and everyone noticed her butt. Her very plastic surgery-looking face has drawn the attention of Kylie Jenner type fans. Regardless of why they are famous, they are managing to rake in the big bucks thanks to their followers.
10. Tomi Lahren
This 25-year-old political commentator sure knows how to gain attention, whether good or bad. She has strong conservative opinions and is not afraid to voice them. She is best known for her defunct show Tomi on The Blaze. She was terminated from the show after publicly saying that she was pro abortion, which did not sit well with her boss.
She is good looking, intelligent and knows how to carry a conversation. She has appeared on many talk shows like The View and Trevor Noah, drawing huge ratings and views. If there is one thing you can be sure of is that this “White Power Barbie” will never be silenced.
9. Cameron Dallas
This 23-year-old has made it big at such a young age. He is a teenage heartthrob and a great business man. He has the followers to prove how successful he has become through the Internet. He currently stars in his own Netflix show Chasing Cameron.
He has roughly 21 million followers on Instagram alone. He has quickly transitioned into a huge celebrity. Major entertainment companies have taken notice of his money-making potential because he has been able to amass such a large following thus far.
8. James Charles
This 18-year-old is best known for becoming the first ever male CoverGirl model. He became famous from showing his talent for doing makeup. He is a makeup artist, social media star and now, model.
He has even appeared on The Ellen Degeneres Show and is proud about coming out as gay at the young age of 12 years old. He has amassed a huge following and there is no doubt that he knows how to paint a face!
7. Huda Kattan
This star has becoming so huge that Hopper named her Instagram’s wealthiest influence. Huda Kattan currently has roughly 20.5 million followers and is able to make $18,000 per sponsored post.
She is known for her beauty and make up kits. Her main claim to fame is her expertise with doing great eyebrows. She posts daily instructional videos on how to do makeup on Instagram and makes it look easy and quick for her myriad followers.
6. Nash Grier
He rose to fame in 2013 with the help of the video application Vine. He became so huge that he went on tour with other Internet personalities to meet and greet their fans.
At 16 years old, he packed up and moved to California to be closer to his management team and launch an acting career. He has appeared on The View and acted in You Get Me with superstar Bella Thorne. He currently has 10 million Instagram followers.
5. Tonio Skits
He became really famous when he posted a breakup video that went viral in no time. He showcases the realities of his personal background and culture in his posts.
Many of his fans like him for this, because he shows cultural diversity. He posts very short and very funny videos on his Instagram page and had a following of over 1 million people. His humor draws people in and he has found his niche in the social media entrepreneur world.
4. Cookin with Mima
This Instagram star was actually a very normal person posting like anyone else. She is a mother and wife and posts photos and videos of her cooking. All of her dishes look delicious and are well photographed. She has established a huge following and is very helpful with any cooking or recipe tips.
She creates dishes from all different cultures and from all over the world. She has generated money through Instagram by teaming up with people who want her to showcase their brand or product with her recipes to over 2 million followers! Great cook and businesswoman. You go girl.
3. National Geographic
With over 80 million followers, it is safe to say that this account draws in a lot of viewers. It is probably by far the most interesting and diverse account on Instagram. There is a wide range of photos from all over the world that we possibly would never get the chance to see if it were not for social media.
There are professional shots of species and animals we may not have known existed. It is a learning center that exposes you to different cultures from all over the globe. It’s definitely worth a follow.
2. Jen Selter
Born in 1993, this youngster has taken over the world at such a young age. She is best known for her workouts and fitness and her gigantic butt. She is best known for constantly taking “belfies” — selfies of your butt, essentially.
She credits her banging bod to when she became inspired by working as a clerk at a gym. She would see transformations in people and was determined to improve her physique as well. She now sits comfortably on her perfect behind with 11.5 million followers!
1. Selena Gomez
The most popular account in all of Instagram goes to pop star Selena Gomez. She has amassed an astonishing 128.9 million followers—that is crazy! She has also one of the most liked picture ever on Instagram with 6.3 million likes. It was with an advertisement with Coca Cola—which the company of course was very pleased about.
She does not post often and has fans that readily engage with her. She is also the on and off girlfriend of Justin Bieber, which adds to the gossip factor. She sometimes posts hints at the couple’s status with pictures that keep the fans guessing—and lurking.