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Ronaldo Beats Messi, Kendall Jenner As He Tops Instagram Highest Earners List (See Top Four)

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Cristiano Ronaldo has beaten football rival Lionel Messi to emerge as the highest-paid celebrity on social media site Instagram.

The Portuguese beat other football stars – such as Zlatan Ibrahimovic, Neymar Junior and Ronaldinho – to get the top spot.

The Juventus forward, who made history by recently scoring his 700th goal, earned a staggering £38million on the social media platform in 2018.

Thickmatch reports that Ronaldo’s 34 sponsored posts earned £38.2m making it £780,000 per post.

While Barcelona star Lionel Messi‘s 36 Instagram sponsored post earned him £18.7m in total resulting to £518,000 in every post made.

Reality TV star and model Kendall Jenner is the third with £12.7m at £489,000 per post while retired footballer David Beckaham is ranked fourth.



Ogbolu George is a graduate of Mass Communication from the University of Benin. He loves politics, is a movie addict and a die-hard Arsenal fan. George is a Senior Content Creator at Naija News.