There are no other social media like Instagram so full of influencers and models who earn millions of dollars. Maybe except for TikTok. Still, Instagram is one of the most popular social networks which attracts thousands of people wanting to become an influencer in different niches and make money on the platform.
Indeed, Instagram models and influencers can earn quite a lot of cash. We have already talked about how users can make money on Instagram in our previous post. Today we’ll touch on the people who do it best.
Here’s the list of the top 15 highest-earning non-celebrity influencers and models on Instagram.
15 top highest-earning Instagram influencers
In this article, we won’t touch on celebrities who have made a good fortune outside Instagram, such as Christiano Ronaldo, Ariana Grande or the Kardashians-Jenners, since these people are not exactly Instagram influencers and became rich and famous even before Instagram.
25-year-old designer Danielle Bernstein became famous when she started her fashion blog We Wore What. Now, with 2.5 million followers on Instagram, she’s become one of the most popular fashion models. Danielle earns more about $20,000 per post and has a net worth of $900,000. Apart from being an Instagrammer, she is now also a designer, an author, and an angel investor.
Wendy has become a very famous fashion blogger on Twitter, Facebook, YouTube and Instagram. Her YouTube fashion videos went viral and have been viewed over 25 million times. Her Instagram account has hit 1 million followers. Although there isn’t much data about her annual income, experts say it may reach $1 million.
Julie Sariñana started her extremely popular blog called Sincerely Jules, and it now gains thousands of people reading it every day. On her Instagram account, she wears designer clothes and accessories and promotes them to her 5.6 million followers. No wonder that with every sponsored post she earns about $150,000.
Fitness influencers are one of the most popular these days, with Kayla Itsines being both famous and highly paid for her expertise. She has over 12 million followers on Instagram. With her Sweat app alone, she’s made about $17 million in 2018 and earns more than $150,000 for a sponsored post. She also weight loss program and long-term fitness for women. Kayla has a mountainous net worth of $46 million.
Chiara Ferragni is a fashion influencer well-known for her Instagram blog, The Blonde Salad. She’s one of the highest-paid fashion influencers today, earning about $8 million a year. Chiara is also an entrepreneur and a shoe line owner, which brings her the most of her income. But sponsored posts and ad revenue from her 21.6-million blog also do help a lot bringing her about $58,000 per post.
She was also the first blogger to appear on the cover of the Spanish edition of Vogue in 2015.
Aimee Song is a fashion influencer, earning around $1–3 million a year. She’s not only a fashion blogger but also a New York Times bestselling author for her 2016 book Capture Your Style and a part of the Forbes 30 Under 30 list! She makes up to $10,000-$18,000 or more per sponsored posts.
She has a net worth of $4 million and has collaborated with luxury brands like Michael Kors, Diane von Furstenberg, Tiffany & Co., and many others.
Liz currently has 1.5 million followers and owns the hit Instagram handle @newyorkcity, which she has been having rights to since 2010. She earns about $15,000 per post due to her outstanding photography skills.
Brian initially joined Instagram just to share his hobby with everyone — Brian is a photographer. From a small amateur blogger, he is now with an estimated net worth of $3M. He currently only has 92K followers.
Sommer Ray makes about $86,600 per post. She has over 25 million Instagram followers and has a net worth of $3 million. The 23-year old’s niche is fitness, and some of her most popular Instagram posts are her workout videos. In these videos, she wears workout clothes, which are either sponsored or are from her own collection.
Huda Kattan is another highly-paid Instagram influencer, due to her growing beauty company. Kattan has over 47 million followers and gets a mountainous $91,300 per post. She has a net worth of $45 million.
Kattan’s blogging journey began in 2010 when she started a WordPress blog called Huda Beauty. Three years after, she launched her self-named beauty line. She only remained to grow, and now has a beauty empire worth millions.
Michelle Lewin makes a crisp $33,900 per post. Originally a Venezuelan model, she is now a fitness influencer living in South Florida. She promotes workouts, products, and offers personal training and workout programs.
Lewin has over 13 million followers and a net worth of $3 million. The 33-year-old bodybuilder also has her own line of supplements and a range of home workout equipment.
Jen Selter makes about $32,400 per post. The fitness Instagrammer has nearly 13 million followers and has a net worth of $5 million. Selter started her journey as a teenager while working at the front desk of a gym, decided to share her knowledge with the masses by starting an Instagram account. She not only offers fitness plans and fitness coaching but she also promotes sponsored products and outfits in her blog.
Ana Cheri is also a fitness influencer. She has over 12 million Instagram followers and earns about $31,200 per sponsored post. Her net worth is $3.6 million.
As she developed her own brand over the years, Cheri has become a fitness model and an entrepreneur. She also offers private Instagram and Snapchat access subscriptions, for those who are 18+.
Tammy Hembrow is an Australian fitness influencer. She makes about $24,400 per post and has a net worth of $2 million. She has over 11.8 million Instagram followers and offers step by step video workouts and meal plans to help followers with their health goals. She is also the owner of Saski Collection, an activewear brand that unites fitness and fashion.
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