launched in 2010 and purchased by Facebook for $1 billion in 2012; Instagram has grown to have more users and a better engagement rate; “50 times higher than Twitter”, according to Business Insider. The trending visual channel, Instagram has become a serious but easy money-making tool for celebrities, influencers, and brands.
10. Lebron James –35.8 million followers ($120,000 per post)
In Instagram’s most recent years; celebrities and influencers with large followings have taken advantage of the fact that endorsing brands really brings the money in. King James is one of the only two males in the top 10, making $120,000 per post.
9. Gigi Hadid –38.8 million followers ($120,000 per post)
To put that in perspective, the average millennial woman makes somewhere around $30,069 a year, according to Business Insider. Thus, Gigi makes around four times as much per single Instagram post.
8. Cara Delevingne –41 million followers ($150,000 per post)
You may know this lovely lady from the 2016 American superhero film “Suicide Squad”. What you may not know is that she earns an astonishing $150,000 per Instagram post.
7. Kourtney Kardashian –61.3 million followers ($250,000 per post)
Kourtney peddles fewer products than her siblings, but still cashes healthy checks from endorsement; the likes of Manuka Doctor skin care products and Kardashian Beauty. She uploads rare pictures for detox tea and a waist trainer.
6. Khloe Kardashian –73.5 million followers ($250,000 per post)
Khloe, 32, and Kourtney, 37, only get half of what their sister, Kim(36) can command per deal if they post on their social media pages. Seems like the Kardashians took over on Instagram; as if it was a family company.
5. Kendall Jenner –88.1 million followers ($370,000 per post)
Kendall Jenner, 20, makes a pretty penny from her Instagram posts, and the incredible numbers she earns might truly make your eyes water; $370,000 per post!!!!!