Cristiano Ronaldo Named Highest Earning Celebrity On Instagram

Ronaldo Highest Earning Celebrity Instagram

Cristiano Ronaldo has emerged the highest-paid celebrity on Instagram beating the likes of Lionel Messi, Zlatan Ibrahimovic, Neymar and Ronaldinho.

Lionel Messi is ranked second while retired footballer David Beckham lies in the fourth position.

The Juventus star made earned a staggering £38million on the social media platform last year which doubled that of his long-time rival Messi.

A recent study shows that out of the major celebrities around paid to promote products on Instagram, the 34-year-old Ronaldo has been the highest earner by far.

A number of posts from last year was looked at by the authors of the study Buzz Bingo, and it proved that Ronaldo's 34 sponsored posts earned £38.2m making it £780,000 per post.

Messi's 36 posts on the social media platform earned him £18.7m in total resulting in £518,000 in every post made.

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Reality TV star Kendall Jenner is the third with £12.7m at £489,000 per post while retired footballer David Beckham is ranked fourth.

This article was most recently revised and updated 4 years ago

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