With the advent of social media, it has become more and more important for celebrities to maintain their public image. With the help of platforms like Instagram, they are able to do so without having to be seen in person. It is also an opportunity for them to show off their latest work and lifestyle. It’s no wonder that many of the highest-earning celebrities on Instagram are famous actors and models. They have the most followers and tend to earn $1 million or more per post through sponsored posts. Here are some of the highest-earning celebrities on social media today.
Cristiano Ronaldo – $1.6m a post
Cristiano Ronaldo is one of the world’s most iconic athletes. He has won five Ballon d’Ors, four FIFA world player of the year awards, and three Champions League titles. The Portuguese soccer star has grown his personal brand with a savvy social media strategy that includes everything from the most popular athlete on Facebook with 150 million followers to more than 93 million Twitter followers, to more than 358 million Instagram followers, to ownership in clothing company CR7. He is also now earning 1.6 million per Instagram post with his current contract with Nike.
Dwayne Johnson – $1.52m a post
Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson has 275 million followers on Instagram, making him the seventh-most popular account on the social media platform. Dwayne is using his immense popularity to make money on social media by charging up to $1.5 million for a single post on Instagram.
Ariana Grande – $1.51m a post
The more followers on Instagram, the more money you make. That’s what Ariana Grande found out when she was paid $1.51 million for a single Instagram post.
Ariana Grande is one of the most followed celebrities on social media with over 269 million followers on Instagram alone. She also has millions of fans on Twitter and Facebook. When marketers want to promote their products on social media, they often turn to celebrities like Ariana Grande because these influencers have a huge following that can be used to reach new customers.
Kylie Jenner – $1.49m a post
Kylie Jenner has become one of Instagram’s most popular users and has been reported to earn about $1.49 million every time she posts something new—that’s more than $10,000 an hour. Kylie Jenner is an American reality television personality, makeup artist, businesswoman, socialite, model and fashion designer. She has released several collections of lip kits with her sister Kendall.
Selena Gomez – $1.46m a post
Selena Gomez is known for her daring sense of style. The singer has always been a role model for young girls, with her ability to masterfully mix bohemian, streetwear, and sexy looks. Her fashion sense is continuously evolving with each album she releases. Selena Gomez is also one of the most successful Instagrammers in the world. With over 269 million followers, her posts on the app generate an average of $1.46 million for each post.