Cristiano Ronaldo has achieved a groundbreaking feat by becoming the first individual ever to accumulate a staggering 600 million followers on Instagram.
Over the course of less than a year, the 38-year-old athlete has consistently shattered social media records by swiftly expanding his online fan community from 500 million to an astounding 600 million followers.
According to a report by the Economic Times, the Portuguese striker has firmly established himself as a genuine internet influencer.
This is highlighted by his prominent position atop the Instagram Rich List, a compilation of the highest-earning celebrities on the platform.
Compiled by HopperHQ, an Instagram scheduling tool, the list is formed through a combination of internal and publicly available data.
It details the substantial amount each user can command for a single post on both Instagram and YouTube.
A report from Economic Times specifies that each of Cristiano Ronaldo’s posts on Instagram garners an astonishing $3.23 million (equivalent to KSh 460 million).
Each of Ronaldo’s Instagram posts generates an astounding $3.23 million (KSh 460 million) – according to Hopper HQ,”
This remarkable figure underscores his immense influence in the realm of social media. Notably, his chief rival on this list is the renowned Argentine World Cup champion, Lionel Messi.
Each of Messi’s posts holds significant value, approximately $2.6 million (equivalent to KSh 370 million) a piece, further demonstrating their substantial impact in the realm of social media.