This is how much celebrities are getting paid for their Instagram posts

And who are the platform’s biggest earners…

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And who are the platform’s biggest earners…

Instagram is a celebrity’s best friend – a way of keeping your fans and followers up to date with your news from a distance – not to mention earning a few bob as you go.

A successful Instagram account can quite literally fund your life, and with celebrity status ensuring instant follows and likes, it is easy for celebrities to make money through their Instagram feeds.

If you’re getting hundreds of thousands of likes per snap, sponsorship deals are bound to come your way, earning you the big bucks - we all know the secrets behind the Instagram #Ad.

The question is which celebrities are getting paid the most for their Instagram posts?

Luckily for us all, Hopper HQ have compiled the first-ever Instagram Rich List, revealing which celebrities are the platform’s highest earners and how much they’re each getting paid per post.

Spoiler alert: all of the Kardashians made the list...

1. Selena Gomez Followers: 122 million ££ per post: £424,000

2. Kim Kardashian Followers: 100 million ££ per post: £424,000

3. Cristiano Ronaldo Followers: 105.5 million ££ per post: £308,000

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4. Kylie Jenner Followers: 95 million ££ per post: £308,000

5. Kendall Jenner Followers: 81.7 million ££ per post: £285,000

6. Khloe Kardashian Followers: 68 million ££ per post: £192,000

7. Kourtney Kardashian Followers: 57.8 million ££ per post: £192,000

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8. Cara Delevingne Followers: 40.4 million ££ per post: £115,000

9. Gigi Hadid Followers: 34.7 million ££ per post: £92,000

10. Lebron James Followers: 30.7 million ££ per post: £92,000

Well it's safe to say that we're in the wrong jobs.

Jenny Proudfoot
Features Editor

Jenny Proudfoot is an award-winning journalist, specialising in lifestyle, culture, entertainment, international development and politics. She has worked at Marie Claire UK for seven years, rising from intern to Features Editor and is now the most published Marie Claire writer of all time. She was made a 30 under 30 award-winner last year and named a rising star in journalism by the Professional Publishers Association.