No doubt, Instagram is the biggest engagement platform today. Ditch Facebook or Twitter, including YouTube, because with 500 million “active” users, Instagram is in a prime position to power the future of social media.
In this week’s listicle, we are listing down the most followed local celebrities on the popular photo sharing app, where they can easily attract attention, engage followers, and promote their brands one photo at a time.
She lost the Queen of Twitter in the Philippines title to Angel Locsin a few months ago but she is still the Queen of Isntagram with a whopping 6.6 million followers. One of her latest posts garnered almost 200 thousand likes. It is something that only happens to international celebrities.
She is blazing through the second spot with 4.9 million followers. The teen star known as one of the world’s most beautiful faces treats her fans with photos mostly from product endorsements. She treats her virtual army with some sensational selfies, project updates and yes, you guessed it right, her favorite subject – Enrique Gil.
She started changing the look of her Instagram account by using high quality photos early last year. This effort caught the attention of Instagram users because she now has 4.7 million followers. Like the top two social media superstars, the former Teen Queen updates her fans on her latest projects and product endorsements.
His account is the only unverified account on this list, but the gay comedian has 4.4 religious followers making him one of the most influential Filipino personalities online. Vice uses his Instagram feed generally to promote his TV shows and other showbiz engagements.
The former Miss Universe is confidently beautiful with 3.9 million strong Instagram followers. From a few hundred thousand her followers before winning a crown, she now earns the distinction of being the most followed Miss Universe titleholder.
Known for her cohesive Instagram feed, the other half of the popular JaDine love team has an Instagram army of 3.4 million. She can attract hundred thousands virtual likes with her post that normally features her travels in and out of the country together with James Reid.
She is one of the hottest millennial moms of Instagram. Since she gave birth to Baby Zia, the 31-year-old Kapuso star has been on everybody’s feed enjoying her latest posts about her life as a mother, a busy product endorser, and a visible TV star. She has 3.4 million followers.
Like Marian, the TV host and actress also has 3.4 active followers. The mother-of-one rarely posts photos of her personal life, but when she does, the photos attract thousands of likes almost instantly.
She’s just 1 hundred thousand short before she could eclipse the number of fans and likers that follow her elder sister. Alex generally promotes happy vibes with photos and video clips that go viral a few minutes after she uploads them. She likes posting photos of her nephew.
With 3.2 million followers, the young Barretto is by far the most popular teen star on the social media realm. Fans can’t get enough of her daily updates on her latest movies and TV projects. Unlike other celebrities she rarely posts anything personal.
Excluding Vice Ganda, he is the only thorn in this list that is dominated by roses. Hence, it is safe to say that he’s the most influential local male celebrity on Instagram. Known for his username jaye.wolf, the 23-year-old hottie is a bit artsy when posting pictures. If you’re lucky, you would stumble upon some shirtless snap while he’s frolicking on a beach.