The influence of idols on SNS is admirable. On Instagram, the number of followers of idols’ accounts changes constantly, but 1st place still belongs to BLACKPINK’s Lisa.
On Instagram, the popularity and coverage of Kpop idols is clearly shown. Here are the Top 10 K-pop artists with the most Instagram followers as of today.
Top 5 male idols
Topping this ranking is GOT7’s Jackson with 26.5 million followers. After leaving JYP Entertainment, the Hong Kong male singer has become increasingly popular on SNS. Recently, he has stepped up his activities in China’s entertainment industry and received much support.
Following Jackson is the “face genius” ASTRO’s Cha Eun Woo with more than 25.1 million followers. This year, he has worked hard to boost his popularity as an actor. Cha Eun Woo’s Instagram posts get an average 3 to 5 million likes. On many famous online communities, Cha Eun Woo‘s perfect visuals are constantly the trending topic of discussion among netizens.
3rd place belongs to EXO’s Chanyeol. Despite currently enlisting in the military, the male idol’s popularity has not declined. With 23.4 million followers, fans hope that Chanyeol will quickly rise to the top of this ranking.
2 days after launching his personal Instagram account, V already has 22.8 million followers. This number helps V become the 4th most followed male idol on Instagram. He is expected to top this ranking anytime soon as his follower count is still increasing sharply. V is also the fastest K-pop idol to hit 5 million likes on an Instagram post in just an hour and 43 minutes, and 10 million likes in just 6 hours and 10 minutes.
EXO’s maknae takes 5th place with 22.4 million followers. Currently, Sehun is gaining much attention for his role in SBS’s drama Now We Are Breaking Up, starring Jang Ki Yong and Song Hye Kyo. Playing the rich son of the CEO of a fashion company, Sehun has impressed the audience with his natural acting and handsome looks.
Top 5 female idols
Compared to female idols, the youngest member of BLACKPINK is still leading with 68.9 million followers. Lisa is also the idol with the largest number of followers on the Instagram platform. She also has many other achievements such as: being the first K-pop idol with a post reaching 5 million, 6 million, 7 million, and 8 million likes. At the same time, Lisa also became the first K-pop artist to have 5 photos with more than 8 million likes on Instagram.
Second place is none other than Jennie (BLACKPINK) with 58.4 million followers. Recently, netizens were also confused when V followed Jennie on Instagram. Immediately after, the male idol corrected his mistake, but many ARMYs still flooded the female idol’s account with malicious comments.
Following the two girls above is the eldest member of BLACKPINK. Recently, the drama project Snowdrop starring Jisoo was about to be released, so her reputation has increased significantly. With 52.1 million followers, the female idol rose to No. 3, surpassing Rosé.
The main vocal of BLACKPINK also has 51.8 million followers. On her Instagram, Rosé usually shares her daily activities. Along with that, she is very spontaneous in taking dreamlike pictures.
Although not holding a high achievement like the 4 BLACKPINK girls, IU is also a female idol with a massive number of followers. Accordingly, the “national little sister” is followed by 23.9 million users on Instagram. In addition, in the music field, IU is also a successful singer when continuously winning many major awards.
Recently, Instagram seems to have become a popular tool for fans to interact with idols. That’s why the great achievements that the stars above have had are partly thanks to the love of the fans.