Top 20 Best Instagram Accounts 2016 (Updated)

Instagram is all about following and followers. The more the followers, the more the popularity. We have our friends, family, neighbours on Instagram.

All big brands like Nike, Adidas, Gucci, etc are on Instagram. Promoting their business to almost millions of people.

Sometimes we wonder, which is the most followed account on Instagram?

Is it a brand?

A celebrity?

A personal Account. Not a personal account obviously.

It will take years for a personal account to match up with this giant following of brands and celebrities. Here is the list of Most Followed Instagram Accounts 2016!

Top 20 Best Instagram Accounts 2016

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20. Kevin Hart @kevinhart4real  (17.5 Million followers)

For those who don’t know Kevin hart. Kevin hart is a popular Hollywood actor, producer featuring in movies like Ride Along, The Scary Movie, The Five-Year Engagement , etc. You can find him on Instagram @kevinhart4real where he shares his personal photos and videos.

19. Nike @nike (17.7 Million followers)

Who doesn’t know Nike? They are everywhere in Sports. They are the most successful brand on Instagram. #1 brand. Their hashtag campaigns receive a lot of attention around the globe. Nike also has many other accounts like @nikewomen @[email protected] @niketraining etc.

18. Kourtney Kardashian @kourtneykardash (19. 6 Million followers)

Kourtney Mary Kardashian is an American television model from the famous TV series ‘Keeping Up with the Kardashians’ Born on April 18, 1979 (age 36) from California, United States. Her family was commissioned to star in the TV series which received massive success. She shares her personal photos @kourtneykardash.

17. Lionel Messi @leomessi (19.9 Million followers)

Lionel Messi is one of the best footballer in the world. Currently Playing at Barcelona FC, he has won FIFA Ballon d’Or in 2010, 2011, 2012 which is the most prestigious Award given to a footballer. You can follow him on Instagram where he likes to share his personal life @leomessi .

16. Jennifer Lopez @jlo (22.2 Million followers)

Jennifer Lopez is a Hollywood actor, fashion designer, singer, author and producer. Also known as JLo. Her albums – On the 6, J.Lo, This Is Me… Then, Rebirth (2005) showed her talent in singing. She has also performed with singers like- Enrique Iglesias, Marc Anthony, Pitbull. etc You can follow her @jlo.

15. Cristiano Ronaldo @cristiano (22.7m followers)

Cristiano Ronaldo, undoubtedly one of the best footballers in the world.He is on #15 with 22.7 Million followers on Instagram. He came into stardom when he played at English club Manchester United. Now he plays at Real Madrid FC. There is a lot of comparison between Lionel Messi and Cristiano but both are excellent at serving their teams. You can follow him @cristiano.

14. Katy Perry @katyperry (23.1 Million followers)

Katy Perry is An American Singer and song writer. Katy released her debut studio album Katy Hudson in 2001. With Over 20 million followers, katy dominates insta by her looks and pictures as well. You can follow her @katyperry.


13. Miley Cyrus @mileycyrus (23.5 Million followers)

Miley Cyrus is an American singer, songwriter, and actress. She rosed to success because of her famous Hannah Montana role. She has also given many hit singles including See you Again. She also featured in Hannah Montana: The Movie. Follow her @mileycyrus.

12. Khloe Kardashian @khloekardashian (25.8 Million followers)

Another Kardashain girl with Top Following. Khloe Kardashain is actor and Model. Sister of Kim Kardashain. She has featured in ‘Keeping Up with the Kardashians’ serial which made her popular in the hollywood industry.

11. Neymar jr. @neymarjr (26.6 Million followers)

Neymar jr. is a famous name in football world. A brazilian by birth. He plays at FC Barcelona as forward with Leo messi and Luiz Suarez. Neymar jr is tough competition to Cristiano Ronaldo and Lionel Messi. But as we can see, his Instagram following is more than both of them!

10. Nicki Minaj @nickiminaj (27.6 Million followers)

Nicki Minaj is a Trinidadian-American rapper, singer, songwriter and actress. Minaj earned public attention after releasing three mixtapes between 2007–2009. She signed a recording contract with Young Money Entertainment in 2009. Minaj’s debut album, Pink Friday ranked number one on the U.S. Billboard 200 and spawned the top-three single “Super Bass”. You can follow her @nickiminaj

9. Kylie Jenner @KylieJenner (28 Million followers)

Kylie Jenner  is an American reality television personality, socialite and model. She is best known for appearing on the reality television series ‘Keeping Up with the Kardashians’. With over 2000 posts, Kylie Jenner has huge following of more than 28 million followers.

8. Kendall Jenner @kendalljenner (30.3 Million followers)

Kendall Jenner  is an American fashion model and television personality. Jenner also featured in the reality television show Keeping Up with the Kardashians. Seems this serial gave everyone huge Instagram Following! Follow her @kendalljenner.

7. Justin Bieber @justinbieber (31.8 Million followers)

Justin Bieber is a pop singer from Canada. With over 31M followers including his haters and lovers. He is very active on Instagram. He rosed to fame with his all time hit single ‘Baby’. It’s also the most disliked video on Youtube. You can follow him @justinbieber.

6. Selena Gomez @selenagomez (36 Million followers)

Selena is an American actress, singer and dancer. Born in Grand Prairie, Texas, she was first featured on the children’s series Barney & Friends. Gomez came to prominence after being cast in the Disney Channel television series Wizards of Waverly Place. The most liked picture on Instagram is Picture featuring Selena and Justin.

5. Taylor Swift @taylorswift (36.1 Million followers)

Taylor Swift is a Singer-songwriter, actress. She has given many hits like “We Are Never Ever Getting Back Together” and “I Knew You Were Trouble” On Instagram, she likes to share her feelings, pictures and more.

4. Ariana Grande @arianagrande (36.7 Million followers)

Ariana Grande known professionally as Ariana Grand is an American singer and actress. She gained popularity when she auditioned for the Nickelodeon television show Victorious. Her singles – It contained the hit singles “Problem” and “Break Free”. With songs “Break Free”, “Problem”, “Bang Bang” and “Love Me Harder” are worldwide hits.

3. Kim Kardashain @kimkardashian (38 Million followers)

Kim is an American television personality and model. Born in Los Angeles. He gained media attention with a sex tape featuring her and her boyfriend Ray J. She has also featured in ‘Keeping Up with the Kardashians’ . Kardashian was reported to be the highest-paid reality television personality, with estimated earnings of $6 million.

2. Beyonce @beyonce (38.8 Million followers)

Beyoncé, is an American singer, songwriter, and actress. She rosed to fame in 1990’s as lead singer of R&B girl-group Destiny’s Child.  Dangerously in Love album, which established her as a solo artist worldwide; it sold 11 million copies, earned five Grammy Awards and featured the Billboard Hot 100 number-one singles “Crazy in Love” and “Baby Boy”.

1. Instagram @instagram (82 Million followers)

The Most followed account on Instagram is Instagram itself! With over 80 million followers, Instagram tops the chart. You can find great piece of photography here. Participate in Instagram contests. If you get lucky, your picture could get featured on Instagram account! Driving millions of followers right away to you. Keeps you updated with all new features of Instagram. Must follow account for everyone!

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Here I end Top 20 Best instagram Accounts 2016. As we can see the list is dominated mainly by Hollywood actors.


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