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The 10 most followed people on Instagram – in pictures

As Ariana Grande becomes the most followed woman on Instagram, we take a look at the most popular people on the 'Gram

With a staggering 146,962,479 (and climbing) followers, Ariana Grande is now the most followed woman on Instagram, having overtaken Selena Gomez and her 146,527,198 followers this week.

The two singers come in behind Portuguese footballer, Cristiano Ronaldo, who boasts over 156 million followers on Instagram – second only to Instagram itself, which has 282m followers.

The rest of the list, however, may surprise you. Click through the gallery above to see who the 10 most followed people on Instagram are.

According to statistics site, Statista, it was estimated that Instagram hit 1 billion users in June 2018, up from 800 million in September 2017.

Here are some of the highlights from Grande's 'Gram:

Note: All numbers were correct at the time of publishing.

Updated: March 2, 2019 12:54 PM

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