Socialite and entrepreneur Kylie Jenner has reached the milestone being the first woman in the world to hit 300M followers on Instagram.
Pregnant Jenner beats two singers Ariana Grande and Selena Gomez who are both tying at 289M followers to join the ‘big boys’ who have already hit 300M followers on Instagram.
Bought by Meta, then Facebook Inc in 2012, Instagram was created by Kevin Systrom and Mike Krieger in 2010 and has grown to become the 4th most used social media with 1.3 Billion active users after Facebook, Whatsapp, and Messenger all owned by Meta.
The app has 500M daily users.
Portugal and Manchester United footballer Cristiano Ronaldo was the first person in the world to hit 300 Million followers.
Instagram official account has the largest number of followers on the app with 461M followed by Cristiano Ronaldo at 389 Million followers, Kylie Jenner comes third at 301M while Argentina and PSG forward Leo Messi is the fourth with 300M.
The Rock Dwayne Johnson, Selena Gomez and Ariana Grande, Kim Kardashian, Beyonce and Justin Bieber are the other 6 that make it to the top 10.
Jenner is one of the most paid Instagram users according the 2021 statistics released by a Social Media Agency Hooper HQ.