Quick Take: Christiano Ronaldo reaches 500 million followers on Instagram,


Portugal and Manchester United player Christiano Ronaldo has become the most followed personality on Instagram after surpassing 500 million followers.

As the first to reach half a billion on Instagram, Ronaldo is now one of the most digitally influential people on the planet.

This comes days after he and another top player, Lionel Messi, broke the internet with an Instagram ad playing chess in a Louis Vuitton briefcase.

The rise in Ronaldo’s following could be attributed to the image now becoming the second most liked post on Instagram.

Interestingly, Messi is the second most followed personality on Instagram, with 376 million followers.

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Ronaldo’s post of the Louis Vuitton advertisement had amassed more than 36 million likes on Instagram as of Monday, while the same photo posted by Messi had garnered 28.3 million likes.

As of November 2022, Cristiano Ronaldo’s net worth is estimated at approximately $500 million, making him one of the richest athletes in the world. With the new record on Instagram, Ronaldo will earn more as a social media influencer in a world where the number of followers on social media is a multi-billion dollar asset.

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