Instagram is a platform that has given the opportunity to many people to show their skills, talent, and real face to the world. This social network boosted the popularity of many celebrities that worked hard in their career, helping them earn even more fame and money by having more Instagram followers.
Here, we will tell you how these top 10 most-followed celebrities in the UK made their career and became prominent on Instagram.
1. David Beckham
Soccer Star, David Robert Joseph Beckham has been a phenom throughout his entire life. He is known as an English former Professional Footballer. He is the current co-owner of Inter Miami CF and Salford City. Beckham is the first English player to win league titles in four different countries and won 19 major trophies.
Along with a successful career, he’s doing pretty well on Instagram too. He gets paid more than $300,000 for each sponsored post. Clearly, he’s outside the budget for most brands. Even though he joined Instagram on his 40th birthday, he’s still adored by millions of fans. His first Instagram post took over the internet by storm. Because of his stunning looks, he is now modelling for many prominent brands.
2. Emma Watson
Who doesn’t know about this famous Harry Potter star? The perfect combination of beauty and grace, Emma Charlotte Duerre Watson is an English actress, model, and activist. She trained at the Oxford branch of Stagecoach Theatre Arts and played her first character as Hermione in the Harry Potter film series.
Emma Watson is one of the youngest and most successful celebrities out there. She has also become the youngest person to appear on the cover of Teen Vogue. With her hard work, Emma proved that one could achieve anything in life. She makes millions of dollars for each sponsored post and has entered the Instagram rich list.
3. Dua Lipa
Born and raised in London, Dua Lipa is an English singer, songwriter, and former model. She started her career at the age of 14 by covering songs from other artists on YouTube. Her best-selling single “New Rules” peaked at number six in the US and has been a hit worldwide.
She won a Grammy Award for the best new artist in 2019. She has received many other awards throughout her career, including three Brit Awards, one American Music Award, two MTV Europe Music Awards, and one MTV Video Music Award. Her self-titled album became one of the most-streamed albums on Spotify.
4. Cara Delevingne
Cara Delevingne is an English model and actress. She won model of the year in 2012 and 2014 at the British Fashion Awards. After quitting modelling in 2015, she shifted her focus to acting. Delevingne has worked in various hit movies, including paper towns and suicide squad. She has graced the covers of many magazines, walked in many fashion shows, and worked with many prominent brands.
With millions of followers on Instagram, she is one of the highest-paid UK models. She has used her platform by standing up for the environment and talking about the climate crisis, encouraging fans to be more concerned about it.
5. Gareth Bale
Renowned for his ball-striking from a distance, Gareth Frank Bale is a Welsh professional footballer. He is also known for his excellent crossing ability and tremendous speed. This real Madrid star has astonished millions of people with his skills.
Bale has been playing professional football for more than a decade now and won several awards and honors in his career. With a following of more than 43 million fans, he is pretty famous on Instagram too.
6. Zayn Malik
From being a member of the highly successful band to creating impressive solos, Zayn Javadd Malik’s success story is our favorite. Malik auditioned as a solo contestant in 2010. But after being rejected, he was brought back to form a boy band with four other members. He then left the group in 2015 after releasing four albums with the group.
With his debut single “Pillow Talk” and album “Mind of Mine,” he became the first British male artist to debut at no. 1 in both US and UK. He has a lot of fans with a following of 37 million on Instagram.
7. Harry Styles
Harry styles, an English singer, songwriter, and actor, also rose to fame after being a member of the successful boy band known as One Direction. He reached number one in the UK and number four in the US after releasing his debut single “Sign of the times.”
He made his acting debut in a war film “Dunkirk” in 2017. Styles have received many awards throughout his career, including American Music Award and Billboard Music Award.
8. Niall Horan
Niall Horan is yet another member of the band “One Direction” and one of the most-followed celebrities in the UK. He is an Irish singer and songwriter. His debut solo album gained success and his single “Slow Hands” reached the top 20 in various countries. He has a lot of fans on Instagram and was known as the cutest member of the brand.
9. Sam Smith 15
A well-known English singer and songwriter, Sam Smith, rose to prominence after being featured on Disclosure’s “Latch.” After being subsequently featured on “La La La,” which became a no. 1 single in 2013, he gained a lot of success.
Another reason for his popularity is that he has been nominated for six Grammy Awards and won four of them. He is also a social media celebrity with a huge fan following on Instagram.
10. Brooklyn Beckham 12
The eldest son of David Beckham and Victoria Beckham, Brooklyn is an English model and amateur photographer. Since he has grown up under the fierce celebrity spotlight, he is one of the world’s most visible teenagers with a huge Instagram following. He has graced the covers of many magazines, including Vogue and The New York Times. There you have it! Let us know in the comments who’s your favourite celebrity out of all and why.