Cristiano Ronaldo Leads The Sports’ Instagram Rich List With A Distant Figure

Sports' Instagram Rich List

Cristiano Ronaldo has earned a personal high yet again after topping the sports’ Instagram rich list with an eye-watering figure. The Portuguese forward is the king of Instagram with the most followers and now with an enviable paycheck that even the likes of Lionel Messi or LeBron James cannot rival.

The hyper-visual social platform has become a huge presence in the sporting world, with Ronaldo sitting comfortably as the world’s most-followed Instagram user on over 238 million followers.

Ronaldo, as the most-followed user on Instagram, has many perks that come with it, which includes a staggering fee of $889,000 for every post he makes, according to HopperHQ. That privilege has left Cristiano Ronaldo on top of the sports’ Instagram rich list with Instagram marketing firm estimating that he makes $185,000 more than second-placed Neymar per post and $194,000 further ahead of arch-rival Lionel Messi, who comes in third.

The inclusion of Neymar and Lionel Messi means that active footballers dominate the top three of the sports’ Instagram rich list. At the same time, football legend David Beckham and NBA star LeBron James joined them in the top-five at 4th and 5th respectively.

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Top 24 Of The Sports’ Instagram Rich List

Check out the top 24 list of the best paid athletes on Instagram below, as Cristiano Ronaldo leads the way!

PositionAthleteSportPay-Per Post
1.Cristiano RonaldoFootball$889,000
2.NeymarFootball$704,000
3.Lionel MessiFootball$695,000
4.David BeckhamFootball$339,000
5.LeBron JamesBasketball$307,000
6.Virat KohliCricket$296,000
7.RonaldinhoFootball$238,000
8.Gareth BaleFootball$200,000
9.Zlatan IbrahimovicFootball$200,000
10.Mohamed SalahFootball$180,000
11.Luiz SuarezFootball$176,000
12.Conor McGregorMMA$170,000
13.Stephen CurryBasketball$142,000
14.Floyd MayweatherBoxing$108,800
15.Sergio AgueroFootball$63,500
16.Ronda RouseyMMA$60,300
17.Serena WilliamsTennis$57,300
18.Kevin De BruyneFootball$51,600
19.Simone BilesGymnastics$17,800
20.Kelly SlaterSurfing$125,000
21.Ryan ShecklerSkateboarding$10,200
22.Max HollowayMMA$9,700
23.Lindsey VonnSkiing$9,300
24Shaun WhiteSnowboarding$6,600

Congratulations to Cristiano Ronaldo for yet another personal achievement. Feel free to share your thoughts with us via our comments section below!

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