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From Kylie Jenner, Kim Kardashian, To Selena Gomez, Learn How Celebrities Make Money From Instagram?

Published Thu May 16 2019 By
From Kylie Jenner, Kim Kardashian, To Selena Gomez, Learn How Celebrities Make Money From Instagram?

Many of us have pondered how Instagrammers earn from their accounts, some influencers can earn a lot of money from the platform and some top influencers can earn in the range of $1 million for each post they make on the social media platform.

Instagram is one of the most popular social media platforms in the world, and it has taken the world by storm. It is used by all of the popular celebrities and it is a marketplace in itself. In 2019, Instagram has become a phenomenon. In fact, Businessinsider, reports that the influencer market will be worth between $5 and $10 billion by 2020.

Influencers are paid a lot of money for their posts on Instagram. Companies use this platform as a way to specifically market their product or service to their target audience. The platform has become a huge tool in the world.

The most popular celebrities have a lot of income from the platform, they are sponsored by companies to advertise their products on the internet. Similarly, influencers also earn by paid partnerships which conducts joint posts with them.

In a similar fashion, a number of followers also directly affect the amount of money earned from Instagram by various influencers, however, it is not the only factor that affects the earnings.

Engagement rates also hugely affect Instagrammers earnings. Both the number of followers and engagement rates are directly proportional to the earnings. According to an article on Forbes, accounts with around 100,000 followers can generate around $5000.

General Instagram Pricing Model

According to Medium, most influencers set their price for a sponsored post at around $5-$10 per 1000 followers.

To add to this, the forte of the celebrity owning the account also comes into play. Sports products are endorsed by athletes, and in a similar fashion, the celebs famous for their incredible fashion sense will be sponsored mostly by clothing companies.   

Instagram’s Highest Earners                          

Below is the list of celebrities who are the top earners from Instagram.  

Stephen Curry

Being one of the best basketball players of his generation, Stephen Curry has more than 25.2 million followers on Instagram. According to various online sources, he earns around $110,000 per post from his Instagram account containing more than 25.2 million followers.

A photo of Stephen Curry

The NBA star has a net worth of around $90 million as of May 2019 and earned $76.9 million in 2018 alone, his Instagram earnings also contributed to his jaw-dropping earnings.

Kendall Jenner

With over 110.5 million followers as of May 2019 on her profile, Kendall Jenner is one of the highest earning celebrities on Instagram. She takes around $500,000 per post which is an increase from $370,000 in 2017.

Kendall Jenner's photo

Jenner has a net worth of around $350 million as of May 2019. Her account mostly has adverts and sponsored post of products related to makeup, footwear, clothing, and lifestyle.

Lionel Messi

One of the most era-defining players of his generation, Lionel Messi is a certified legend. He has over 119 million followers on Instagram as of May 2019. The football star earns around $500,000 per post from the platform.

A photo of Lionel Messi

Messi has an astounding net worth of $400 million which has made him one of the most valuable and marketable players in the market. Due to his popularity, he is a very welcome choice for sponsored posts.

Neymar

Another soccer player who has massive influence as a social media personality is Neymar da Silva Santos. He is followed by more than 116.3 million people on Instagram and earns around $600,000 per post he makes on the social media platform as of May 2019.

Neymar's photo playing for PSG

The earnings from his Instagram account also account for a part of his $185 million net worth. He is one of the highest paid $90 million.

Justin Bieber

Justin Bieber with over 112.6 million followers on his Instagram account as of May 2019 is one of the most followed celebrities. According to various online sources he earns $650,000 per post.   

A photo of Justin Bieber 

The pop star is extremely influential and he is globally known all over the world and his influence has made him a very marketable figure in the world.

Bieber has a net worth of around $265 million as of May 2019 and earned $83.5 million in 2017 alone.

Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson

One of the most popular names in the wrestling and acting business, Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson has made himself a very prominent name in the industry and his influence has reached millions of people all around the world. He has more than 143 million followers on his Instagram and earns around $650,000 per post.

Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson's photo

Johnson is worth more than $280 million, as of May 2019. He earned $124 million in June 2018 before taxes which was substantially more, almost double than what he earned in 2017.

Beyoncé Knowles

Queen B herself, has over 127.8 million followers as of May 2019, She earns around $650,000 per post from the social media platform.

She is worth $355 million as of May 2019 according to Businessinsider and it makes a relatively substantial part of her income.

Kim Kardashian West

Kim Kardashian has over 138.6 million followers on her Instagram account as of May 2019 and she earns $720,000 per post.

Kim Kardashian West in a yellow dress

She is one of the most influential people on the planet, and she is worth more than $350 million according to CNBC, as of May 2019.

Cristiano Ronaldo

One of the premier players in world football, Cristiano Ronaldo is known all over the world due to his incredible skills on the pitch and his personality off of it. He earns around $750,000 which is almost a two-fold increase from his per post earnings from the platform in 2017 which was $400,000.

Ronaldo in his Juventus pre-match kit

He is worth $450 million as of May 2019, according to data from various online sources. His salary from his club in 2018 alone was $33 million.

Selena Gomez

Gomez has more than 150.2 million followers on her Instagram account as of May 2019. She earns more than $800,000 per post from her Instagram. This value is up from her previous per post earnings from 2017 which was $550,000.

Gomez at an event

Gomez is worth around $60 million as of May 2019 according to data from Wealthygorilla.

Kylie Jenner

Kylie Jenner earns around $1,000,000 per post in 2018 and earned $400,000 in 2017. She has more than 135.5 million followers on her account as of May 2019.

Kylie Jenner's photoshoot

Jenner is worth around $1 billion and earned $166.5 million and her Instagram earnings contributed a relatively substantial amount to her income.  

The Record Breaking Egg (@world_record_egg)

According to an article on Independent, the record-breaking photo of an egg was worth around £250,000 or $320,353. The egg has more than 8.8 million followers on Instagram. The egg account got famous after getting record-breaking likes on the picture of an egg.

As of May 2019, the photo which got the account worldwide fame has more than 53.4 million followers.