Mega Star of Portugal, Cristiano Ronaldo never seems to be tired of setting new records. Even the 34-year-old figure not only set records on the field, but also off the field. As recently, Ronaldo set a new record on the famous Social media Platform, Instagram.
Yes, Ronaldo listed his name in Instagram history as the first user to have 200 Million Followers. This record was set by a Juventus player on Wednesday (29/01) local time.
It can’t be denied, the fact that Cristiano Ronaldo is very popular on social media, especially on Instagram. In fact, the former Real Madrid star far outperformed a number of top celebrities on social media owned by Mark Zuckerberg.
For example Ariana Grande who is in the 2nd position in the list of Instagram accounts with the highest number of Followers. However, compared to Cristiano Ronaldo, the number of followers of this famous singer is still far behind. In total, 173 million followers owned the singer of the song Side to Side. While in third place is the figure of Dwayne Johnson.
Instagram account with the most number of followers:
1. Cristiano Ronaldo 200 million
2. Ariana Grande 173 million
3. Dwayne Johnson 170 million
4. Selena Gomez 167 million
5. Kylie Jenner 159 million
A large number of followers, meaning even more income. According to the Buzz Bingo report, Cristiano Ronaldo earned 38.2 million Pounds (IDR 697 billion) from posts on Instagram throughout 2019, with a total of 49 advertisements. That is, the amount exceeds his salary at Juventus for one year. For your information, Ronaldo receives IDR 467 billion per season at the Italian club.
If averaged, by the one ad posted by Cristiano Ronaldo via his personal Instagram, the player gets IDR 14 billion. Ronaldo far surpasses other celebrities in matters of income from advertising on Instagram. In second place is Ronaldo’s eternal rival, Lionel Messi.
It’s just that, the Argentinian mega star made far less profits, precisely 18.7 million Pounds annually from posting advertisements on Instagram. Naturally, Messi also has fewer followers than Ronaldo.