Bollywood actress Anushka Sharma and Indian cricket team captain Virat Kohli have made it to the list of top 25 global Instagram influencers. The report, which was compiled by hype auditors, ranked the top thousand Instagram accounts based on the quality of their audience and engagement, to create awareness or influence in people through their voice.
Football star Cristiano Ronaldo tops the list, followed by reality TV stars Kylie Jenner and Kendall Jenner. Virat Kohli secured eleventh position in the list of top global Instagram influencers, while his wife Anushka Sharma claimed 24th place. Prime Minister Narendra Modi, who has more than 50 million followers on Instagram, ranked 17th on the list.
Katrina Kaif and Deepika Padukone are the other two Indians who have made it to the list. A report in Hindustan Times stated that Katrina was ranked 43rd, but DP was ranked 49th.
Anushka and Virat, who celebrated their third wedding anniversary on December 11, 2020, enjoy a critical fan following on Instagram. The Indian cricket captain has 83.4 million followers on stage, while the ‘Ae Dil Hai Mushkil’ actress has 44.4 million followers.
Both Anushka and Virat have signed several brand endorsements on Star Power’s back. Kohli is shining on the field while his wife has made a name for herself as a successful producer in the digital space. He produced ‘Patal Lok’ and ‘Bulbul’ in 2020; Both projects received good response from the audience.