1. Selena Gomez (123 million followers)
Selena Marie Gomez is a 25-year-old Italian-American/ Mexican-American singer, actress, producer, fashion designer and famed philanthropist. Selena made her on screen debut at the tender age of 8 years old in a childrenâs TV series called Barney & Friends that ran between 2000 and 2002. But her big break in acting came in 2007 when she was cast as the leading role in the Disney channel series, Wizards of Waverly Place (2007- 2012). These successes early on in her life led to her being given features on various films, television shows and musical collaborations for the network in the years that would follow.Â Selena Gomez would then make her official music debut in 2008 by signing a recording contract with Hollywood Records and this she would follow up with the formation of a band, Gomez & the scene which by 2011 had released three studio albums. Selenaâs career would grow and she would later gain more fame due to her relationship with then boyfriend Justin Bieber.
As of July 2017, Selena Marie Gomezâs Instagram account happened to be the one single account with the most followers on Instagram, a figure that stands at 123 million followers. This can greatly be attributed to her controversial lifestyle that always sees her hit the headlines from time to time and thus helps her maintain her relevance and celeb status.