These days the celebrities earn a huge amount of money by posting pictures and videos on social media platforms by sponsoring the brands they endorse. On Wednesday, HopperHQ.com released an ‘Instagram Rich List’ which contains name of sportspeople and entertainers along with the amount they get per sponsored post on Instagram.
India captain Virat Kohli is on the ninth spot in the list of athletes. He is ranked 17th in the overall list. Interestingly, Kohli is ranked above Floyd Mayweather who is the highest paid athlete in the world. Kohli currently has 23.2 million Instagram followers and he earns 120,000 US dollars per post.
Kylie Jenner who has 111 million Instagram followers and charge up to 1 million US dollars for a post, tops the list.
Selena Gomez is second on the list this year. She earnes USD 800,000 through her posts. She has 139 million followers, the highest on Instagram.
Portugal footballer Cristiano Ronaldo bags the bronze medal in the list while he leads among the sports celebrities with a $750,000 per post.
Kylie’s half-sister Kim Kardashian is placed the fourth position with USD 720,000.
Beyonce bagged the fifth place on the list, followed by Dwayne Johnson, Justin Bieber, Neymar ($600,000 )and Lionel Messi ($500,000).