Abu Dhabi, UAEWednesday 11 December 2019

Ranked: Cristiano Ronaldo leads list of athletes cashing in on Instagram posts

According to Hopper HQ, five-time Ballon d'Or winner Ronaldo is able to demand almost $1 million (Dh3.6m) per post on the social media platform

Cristiano Ronaldo has over 176 million followers on Instagram, and the Juventus and Portugal striker knows how to cash in on his popularity.

According to Hopper HQ, five-time Ballon d'Or winner Ronaldo is estimated to be able to demand almost $1 million (Dh3.6m) per post on the social media platform.

Paris Saint-Germain forward Neymar is second. The Brazil superstar has 123 million Instagram followers and can command a fee of $722,000, according to Hopper HQ estimates.

According to the statistics released, Lionel Messi, Ronaldo's arch-rival, is third on the list.

Above is a gallery of the top-10 earning athletes on Instagram and what they can charge per post.

Simply swipe/left/right on the gallery if you are viewing on your phone or click on the arrows.

Updated: July 30, 2019 02:39 PM

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