Nowadays it is hard for a person 16 years old or older without an Instagram account. Because of that, it has now a vast influence on major teenagers and also a nice and potential platform for people that want to show their talents.
Models in modern society can be found in many categories; you can find a model for your TV advertisements, your clothing company, or even little 18-year old girl teens for your new makeup series. According to this, many young people prefer to choose modeling as their secondary or even primary job and making money from it.
The first thing any model need is “fame” so you should start making followers for yourself to convince the companies to sign an advertisement contract with you. Most of the time, Instagram is a good place to start and in this article, we are going to list the 30 most popular Instagram models all over the world.
Kendal Jenner, 162 million followers
ID = @kendalljenner
Like Kim Kardashian and her clan, Kendal has chosen a name in the modeling industry for herself. This Californian girl has started her career with Wilhelmina Models modeling agency when she was only 14 years old and now many top world brands like marc jacobs has been worked with her.
Gigi Hadid, 66 million followers
ID = @gigihadid
Coming from a Jordanian-American family, her first modeling opportunity was taken when she was only 2 and as a model for a baby clothing company. Now during her 24 years of career, she became like one of the famous options on the table for modeling
Cara DeLevigne, 44 million followers
ID = @caradelevingne
Cara DeLevigne has started her career in 2002 and since then (she is 29 now), she has been working with many brands like Burberry and Vogue. She also won the “Model of the year” in 2014 at the British fashion awards.
Bella Hadid, 41 million followers
ID = @bellahadid
Bella is Gigi Hadid’s sister, but not became as famous as her sister, though has got Instagram followers more than most current models. She has worked on numerous campaigns, including with the likes of Ralph Lauren.
Chrissy Teigen, 35 million followers
ID = @chrissyteigen
The 35-year-old Utah model is famous both on Instagram and Twitter, also featured in global magazines such as Vogue and Cosmopolitan. The one thing about her is that she regularly interacts with her followers and this made her much more popular.
Haily Baldwin, 35 million followers
ID = @haileybieber
Now named Haily Bieber, is one of the successful models both in Instagram and catwalk modeling. Hailey is the spouse of famous American singer, Justin Bieber and at the age of 24, she has worked with many magazines, including Teen Vogue.
Emily Ratajkowski, 28 million followers
ID = @emrata
As one of the most popular models, Emily has followers more at any time of her career. This London girl started became a supper star when was one of the models in Robin Thicke’s music video.
Sommer Ray, 26 million followers
ID = @sommerray
It is thought that Sommer Ray, American, has made 26,000$ for every post she has on Instagram. She is only 24 and until now, she has been the face of many Instagram campaigns.
Gisele Bundchen, 17 million followers
ID = @gisele
Gisele Caroline Bundchen is a Brazilian businesswoman and model and obtained her fame when she completed a successful campaign with Alexander McQueen in 1998. In 2007, she was the 16th richest woman in the entertainment industry.
Barbara Palvin, 16 million followers
ID = @realbarbarapalvin
Barbara is another successful model with lots of campaigns and shows. This Hungarian model first appeared in the Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Issue in 2016.
Candice Swanepoel, 15 million followers
ID = @angelcandices
Candice is the first African girl who has got this ranking until now and she obtained this fame from catwalk modeling and brand sponsorships. South African girl was featured in 8th place of top-earning models of 2016. She became a Victoria’s Secret Angel in 2010.
Adriana Lima, 13 million followers
ID = @adrianalima
Adriana is the second model with the highest-paid since 2014. This Brazilian girl has become Victoria’s Secret angel when she was only 19 and was named the most valuable angel in 2017.
Ashley Graham, 13 million followers
ID = @ashleygraham
Ashley Graham is one of the oldest models we have on this list, though she is only 33. She has featured in many global magazines like Elle and Vogue.
Miranda Kerr, 12 million followers
ID = @mirandakerr
Miranda Kerr is the first Australian girl who became Victoria’s Secret angel in 2007. She is 38 years old now and participated in many advertisement shows during her career.
Jordyn Woods, 12 million followers
ID = @jordynwoods
Jordyn is one of the Khloe Kardashians clothing brand’s models and she has started modeling in 2015. She is also an entrepreneur and singer.
Matilde Tantote, 10 million followers
ID = @mathildtantot
Matilde is one of the French models on the list and with her twin sister (she is also a model) has created the Khassani swimwear brand. She has participated in the film “Little white lies 2”.
Karlie Kloss, 9 million followers
ID = @karliekloss
Karlie was one top 30 models in the 2000s when she was only 17, now can be one of our models on this list. She has worked with many brands, such as Adidas and Swarovski. She got married to Joshua Kushner in 2018.
Cindy Kimberly, 7 million followers
ID = @wolfiecindy
The Dutch girl Cindy Kimberly is one of the youngest models on our list and she is just 22. At first, she has begun her career on YouTube (she is famous on YouTube, too) and now she shares her experiences on Instagram.
Doutzen Keroes, 7 million followers
ID = @doutzen
This Dutch model is also was Victoria’s Secret angel. She has started her career in 2003. She is been a brand ambassador for the likes of Miu Miu and L’Oréal.
Liu Wen, 5 million followers
ID = @liuwenlw
Liu wen is the first Chinese model who has walked in Victoria’s Secret fashion show. She has worked with so many famous brands in the US and the only Asian who has reached this position.
Pamela Alexandra, 5 million followers
ID = @pamelaalexandra
Pamela is a Brazilian travel blogger and shares modeling shots on her Instagram. She is also a social media influencer and content creator, with lots of people flowing her.
Sierra Skye Egan, 4 million followers
ID = @sierraaaskyee
Unlike others, Sierra is an OG Instagram model and she has built her platform successfully in less than 6 years. She is now 25.
Lucky Blue Smith, 3 million followers
ID = @luckybsmith
After 22 female models, Lucky is the first male model we have on our list. This Utah boy has only 23 years old and has worked with many famous brands like GAP and Tom Ford in the last two years. He has got married last year to Nara Pellman.
Jon Kortajarena, 3 million followers
ID = @kortajarenajon
Jon is a Spanish actor and has started his career when he was only 18. He features some of his brands’ collaboration in his Instagram profile.
Camila Morrone, 3 million followers
ID = @camilamorrone
Camila has around 3 million followers and also has participated in several films such as “Death wish” and “Never going back”. She is only 24.
Jessica Stein, 2 million followers
ID = @tuulavintage
Jessica Stein is an Australian, attractive, Jewish blogger which now is one of the successful Instagram members. She sometimes also shares photos of her family on her profile.
Natasha Oakley, 2 million followers
ID = @tashoakley
Firstly, Natasha was only a simple blogger but now she is one of Monday swimwear’s models, a famous swimwear company. She has now about two million followers.
Pia Muehlehbeck, 2 million followers
ID = @piamuehlenbeck
Although studying law, she became famous when started her experience on Instagram. She is Australian.
Francisco Lachowski, 2 million followers
ID = @chico_lachowski
Francisco Lachowski is a Brazilian male actor and lives in France and he is known for his lifestyle shots on Instagram. He has been featured in advertisements for a number of notable brands including Dior Homme and Balmain.
Rocky Barnes, 2 million followers
ID = @rocky_barnes
Rocky, 35, has started her career as a blogger and she has risen to fame when appeared on one of Justin Bieber’s song videos.