Last updated on November 17th, 2022 at 07:35 pm
Top 30 Highest Paid Instagram Influencers In The World 2022
Okay, so Miley Cyrus made it into the top 20 Instagram rich list, and fairly so.
Sometimes, I just wonder if there would be an end to such a stream of income.
But I digress so let’s nose-dive into the top 20 highest paid influencers on Instagram in 2022.
Miley Cyrus, America ($266,000 to $533,000)
The American singer, songwriter, and actress was born in Franklin, Tennessee, U.S.
on 23 November 1992.
Miley had continued as Miley Cyrus (a shortened form of the nickname smiley for the always smiling young girl) instead of Destiny Hope Cyrus.
Daughter of Billy Ray Cyrus, the 1990s country star. Miley was passionate about acting at a young age and started in DOC, Billy’s television series.
Miley had landed the starring role on the show Hannah Montana in 2004 and gone ahead to release other successful albums.
Miley has over 158 million followers on Instagram and makes an average of $266,000 to $533,000 per sponsored post.
Katy Perry, America ($238,000 per post)
Katy Perry was born on October 25, 1984, in Santa Barbara, California, U.S.
Katy Perry is an American singer, songwriter, actress, fashion designer, entrepreneur, and television judge.
The career of Katty Perry started as a teenager, who learned how to play the guitar at the age of 13.
At age 17, Perry became famous after moving to Los Angeles and signing a record deal with Glen Ballard.
With 95.34 million followers, Katy Perry makes an estimated $238.36 thousand to $476.72 thousand per sponsored post.
Mohamed Salah, Egypt ($231,000 per post)
Mohamed Salah was born on 15th June 1992 in Nagrig, Basyoun Egypt, and a professional footballer for Liverpool.
Mohamed Salah plays as a forward or on the right wing.
Salah has made it to the top of the list for highest paid Instagram influencers in Africa
Rated as one of the world’s best players and amongst African greatest players of all time, is known for speed, finishing, and dribbling.
Salah’s Instagram has 50.4m followers and each post on Instagram brings an income of $231,000.
Kayla Itsines, Australia ($150,000)
Kayla is aged 31 and was born on 21 May 1991 in Adelaide, South Australia, Australia.
Itsines is a personal trainer, author, and entrepreneur.
In 2016, Kayla got a spot among the 30 most influential people on the internet.
Career for Itsines started a long time ago before signing up to Instagram when the app was launched and sharing success stories of some clients. The stories shared brought about worldwide attention and devoted fans.
With more than 14 million followers, Itsines is estimated to make up to $150,000 per sponsored post.
Davido, Nigeria ($128,000 per post)
The Nigerian singer, songwriter, and record producer was born in Atlanta, Georgia, U.S. in November 1992. He is the highest paid Instagram influencers in Nigeria.
Davido made it to the second highest paid Instagram influencers in Africa and is also among the top best musicians in Africa
Davido’s network (Link) is estimated to be about $40 million. No wonder he is rated among the top paid singer-songwriters in Nigeria.
Career in music started for Davido while attending Oakwood University. Davido made beats and investigated music production. Later on, Davido dropped out of Oakwood to focus fully on music.
In 2011 after relocating to Lagos, Nigeria, Davido released his first single “Back When,” and quickly became one of the most popular musicians in Nigeria.
Yemi Alade, Nigeria ($88,100 per post)
The Nigeria Afropop singer won the Peak Talent Show in 2009 and later signed to Effyzzie Music Group.
The single hit Johnny in 2014 was a blast.
Yemi Alade makes it to the list of best musicians in Africa
The 33 years old singer was born in 1989, on March 13 precisely in Abuja State Nigeria.
Yemi Alade makes $88,000 per sponsored post with about 16 million followers on Instagram and she is currently one of the best female singers in Nigeria.
Funke Akindele, Nigeria ($83,600 per post)
Popularly known as Jennifer as a result of the role played as Jenifer in the movie Jenifa’s Diary.
Born on 24 August 1977, in Ikorodu Lagos, Funke Akindele is an actress, filmmaker, scriptwriter, director, comedian, and entrepreneur.
Funke Akindele is a multi-talented movie actress and mother of two adorable twins.
Having been featured in several movies and played the lead character in several others have gotten lots of awards and recognition.
With 15.2 million Instagram followers, Funke Akindele makes about $83,600 per post on Instagram.
Tiwa Savage, Nigeria ($78,600 per post)
Born in Isale-Eko, Lagos State, Nigeria, on 5 February 1980. Tiwa Savage is a Nigerian singer, songwriter, and actress.
Tiwa grew up in Lagos Nigeria before relocating to London at age 11.
The career of Tiwa Savage started at age 16 by venturing into music and working with Chaka Khan, Blu Cantrell, Emma Bunton, Kelly Clarkson, Andrea Bocelli, and Ms. Dynamite songs.
Tiwa Savage has 14.9 million followers and makes about $78,600 per post.
Tiwa ranks among the top 50 best musicians in Africa
Wizkid, Nigeria ($77,000 per post)
Ayodeji Ibrahim Balogun popularly known as Wizkid is 32.
Born in Surulere Lagos Nigeria on 16 July 1990, Wizkid is a professional singer and songwriter.
The career of Wizkid started at a tender age. At the age of 11 Wizkid has already started recording music and later released an album with a group of friends in a church named Glorious Five.
In 2009 Wizkid signed a record deal with Banky W and by 2011 was already in the
limelight with the lead single from superstar (his first studio album) “Holla at your boy”.
Wizkid has 14.5 million followers on Instagram and earns $77000 per post and is one of the most popular musicians in Africa
Mercy Johnson, Nigeria ($65,300 per post)
The multi-talented actress, entrepreneur, and politician from Nigeria was born in Lagos, Nigeria on August 28, 1984.
Mercy Johnson is from Okene Kogi state and the sixth child of seven children.
The 35 years old is married with four children.
Career for Mercy Johnson started in 2002 as a young teenager who just finished secondary education. The lead role in the film The Maid brought Mercy to the limelight and stardom.
With 12.6million followers on Instagram, Mercy Johnson makes $65,300 per post.
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