We already know that Instagram has become an all important factor in the modeling world. When it comes to gracing the covers of major magazines or landing lucrative campaigns, the number of followers is quite important. But who is the cream of the crop? We take a closer look at the top ten most followed models on the social media platform. From Kendall Jenner to Adriana Lima, discover the most-followed list below.
10. Adriana Lima
Followers: 11.1 Million
Brazilian bombshell Adriana Lima has been a Victoria’s Secret Angel for nearly twenty years. With such a long adoring fan base, it comes as no surprise that the mom of two has quite a large number of Instagram followers. Currently, Adriana has over 11 million Instagram followers. With lucrative contracts for Maybelline cosmetics and Sportmax, the brunette is clearly in high demand.
9. Candice Swanepoel
Followers: 11.3 Million
Candice Swanepoel is another Victoria’s Secret Angel who lands on the list of most followed Instagram models. Currently, the South African babe has over 11 million fans on the social media site. After signing as an Angel in 2010, Candice landed beauty contracts with brands like Givenchy, Max Factor and Biotherm. After giving birth to her son Anacã. last year, you can see plenty of images of her cute baby on her page.
8. Miranda Kerr
Followers: 11.5 Million
Australian model Miranda Kerr is another (former) Victoria’s Secret Angel who lands a spot on our list. The 34-year-old has over 11.5 million followers on Instagram. Miranda recently shared images of her wedding to Evan Spiegel on the social media platform. In part thanks to her large following, the brunette landed deals for brands such as Marella, Wonderbra Korea and Louis Vuitton.
7. Gisele Bundchen
Followers: 12.9 Million
Supermodel Gisele Bundchen also appears as a top followed model on Instagram. The Brazilian beauty has nearly 13 million fans on the platform today. Gisele shares candid images from her work and personal life. Having landed numerous Vogue covers, the model also appears in campaigns for companies like Pantene Brazil, Rosa Cha and Loewe.
6. Chrissy Teigen
Followers: 14 Million
Chrissy Teigen lands a spot on our list at number six. The outspoken model currently has 14 million followers on Instagram. The Sports Illustrated: Swimsuit Issue model can be seen sharing images of her adorable daughter Luna and husband, singer John Legend. Recently, Chrissy landed a contract with haircare brand TRESemmé. The blonde also does commentary on Spike TV's ‘Lip Sync Battle’.
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