Top 11 Instagram Models You Need To Follow

Follow these women at the top of their fashion game for your daily dose of style inspo.

Written by , MSc Pratima Ati MSc
Edited by , MA (English Literature) Madhumati Chowdhury MA (English Literature) Experience: 7 years
Fact-checked by , MA (English) Bhumika Daga MA (English) Experience: 2.5 years

If you are looking to know who the top Instagram models at the moment are, then you are definitely in the right place. Today, in this article, we are going to introduce some of the best Instagram models to follow because we understand how some of these profiles have made our lives much easier through their comprehensive fashion, makeup, and beauty inspo and hacks. Thanks to this buzzing social media platform that has made it all possible. It has made it so much easier to gather umpteen tips and ideas relating to fashion, lifestyle, travel, and literally everything under the sky. So, even if you are remotely into the world of fashion, you will not refrain from following the profiles that we have listed below. All you have to do is, scroll down and check out our list. Now, without any further delay, let us get started. Come on!

Top 11 Instagram Models

1. Kendall Jenner

Kendal Jenner is among the top Instagram models
Image: Instagram @kendalljenner

The little sister of the big Kardashian clan reached dizzying heights of success and fame in no time. Despite coming from a house full of socialites, Kendall Jenner managed to make a name for herself. She is not just a supermodel but also one of the most influential people on the internet today, and Instagram, of course. With a fan base of a whopping 84 million and millions of likes for her posts, she is unstoppable!

Official Instagram

84 million followers

protip_icon Did You Know?
Kendall Jenner first started her modeling career at the age of 14 during the ongoing television reality show ‘Keeping Up With The Kardashians’.

2. Gigi Hadid

Gigi Hadid is among the top Instagram models
Image: Instagram @gigihadid

Gigi Hadid is one of those rare vintage beauties who can sport any kind of fashion – and look AMAHzing doing it. She had her first shoot with Guess at the age of 2, and also bagged huge modeling projects right after high school. The Vogue and other cover shoots followed right after and before you knew it, she got super popular on social media with an Instagram profile to die for. She has launched a collection in collaboration with Maybelline with a jetsetter palette named ‘GigiXMaybelline’. With all the brand deals and glamor, it is not surprising that she has 36 million followers!

Official Instagram Page

36.7 million followers

3. Victoria Beckham

Victoria Beckham is among the top Instagram models
Image: Instagram @victoriabeckham

From being a pop star in the ‘Spice Girls’ group to reinventing herself as a fashion designer and chic fashionista, Victoria Beckham always had it her way and made it big at whatever she ventured into. Her high profile wedding to the soccer player David Beckham was yet another episode that got her attention. She is known for being enterprising and entertaining. With 17-odd million followers on Instagram, she just proved yet again that there’s nothing she can’t ace.

Official Instagram Page

17.7 million followers

4. Sommer Ray

Sommer Ray is among the top Instagram models
Image: Instagram @sommerray

A 21 year old with 17 million followers, $26,000 average earnings for every post on Instagram, a yearly income of $4 million – Sommer Ray is a package and as successful as you can get at that age. She primarily started gaining popularity for being a fitness enthusiast, then went on to become a model representing big names in the fashion industry and other peripherals like beauty, hospitality sector, etc. She is an influencer in the truest sense, and gives you major life goals.

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17.2 million followers

5. Emily Ratajkowski

Emily Ratajkowski is among the top Instagram models
Image: Instagram @emrata

Remember that girl from ‘Gone Girl’ we were all jealous of for playing the part of Ben Affleck’s girlfriend? Yes, that’s Emily Ratajkowski. Even though she has fewer followers than other top supermodels, she does have way better engagement and is a great fashion blogger. Emily is known for posting photos and sharing stories that support feminism and takes every opportunity to redefine beauty standards. A 26-year-old beauty with brains and a growing fan base, we need more such influencers in today’s age and time.

Official Instagram Page

15.6 million followers

6. Bella Hadid

Bella Hadid is among the top Instagram models
Image: Instagram @bellahadid

Bella Hadid is not very different from her big sister Gigi Hadid when it comes to making a mark for herself in the fashion industry, and together the sisters are here to rule and slay. She started gaining popularity with her promotional videos for the Fyre Music Videos, and then quickly made a name for herself in the fashion world. Her insta stories are all fun and classy.

Official Instagram Page

15.5 million followers

7. Miranda Kerr

Miranda is among the top Instagram models
Image: Instagram @mirandakerr

The idea of being a celebrity and the time it takes for turning into one is changing with every passing day thanks to the internet and social media platforms like Instagram. Miranda Kerr is one such story. She gained popularity with her first modeling assignment for Victoria’s Secret in 2007, and the trendsetter went on to become Australia’s first model to sign a contract with them and become a ‘Victoria’s Secret Angel’. What followed were a series of brand endorsements, collaborations, and runway presentations. She was also the first pregnant model for Vogue Australia to appear on the cover page. In addition, she has started her own beauty line called ‘KORA Organics’.

Official Instagram Page

11.5 million followers

protip_icon Did You Know?
Miranda Kerr first started her modeling career at the age of 13 by winning the Dolly magazine model search competition in 1997.

8. Candice Swanepoel

Candice Swanepoel is among the top Instagram models
Image: Instagram @candiceswanepoel

Mother of a baby boy and Victoria’s Secret supermodel, Candice Swanepoel is a South African beauty who returned to the runway in less than a year post delivery. She has been featured in all major fashion magazines, red carpet events, and now woos her 11 million fan base with everyday shenanigans and sneak peeks into a model’s life through her Insta page.

Official Instagram Page

11.5 million followers

9. Adriana Lima

Adriana Lima is among the top Instagram models
Image: Instagram @adrianalima

The Brazilian beauty is an internet sensation and an Instagram influencer now, but her career and success came well before Insta got so popular. She has been modeling for Victoria’s Secret and has been an ‘Angel’ for quite some time now, and has presented some of its most prestigious collections like the revolutionary jewel-encrusted bra. This brunette continues to rock the runways, and is making her presence felt both online and offline.

Official Instagram Page

11.3 million followers

10. Charlie Austin

Charlie Austin is among the top Instagram models
Image: Instagram @itscharlieaustin

A brunette with blue eyes is not something you see every day, and with a body meant for a bikini, Charlie Austin gives you summer body goals like no other model does. Her Instagram feed practically is all about her tryst with bikinis, beaches, and all things beautiful. If you are into fashion or any of the things we mentioned, you should probably start following her ASAP.

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11. Rosie Huntington-Whiteley

Rosie Huntington-Whiteley
Image: Shutterstock

With her enchanting looks and charismatic presence, Rosie Huntington-Whiteley stands out as a blonde bombshell in the world of modeling and entertainment. This British beauty, with her signature blonde locks and piercing blue eyes, has worked with some of the world’s most prestigious brands, and is a former Victoria’s Secret Angel. Her Instagram feed shares her glamorous life, the latest high-fashion trends, and her adventures in the beauty and lifestyle world as well as life. Her flawless style, glitzy red carpet presence, and unabashed British charm are all a daily inspiration for fashion lovers and those who appreciate life’s finer things.

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Infographic: Top 5 Instagram Models

Wondering which models are ruling Insta? Check out the infographic below for the top 5 Instagram models you can follow. Get a glimpse of their lifestyle and find out who they are and how many followers each of them has.

top 5 instagram models (infographic)

Illustration: StyleCraze Design Team

Today, Instagram models are the talk of the town. With their fashion and beauty tips, they make fashion accessible to everyone. Gigi Hadid, Kendal Jenner, and Victoria Beckham are some of the most successful models due to their sense of style and brand collaborations. If you are facing a fashion crisis and need some tips on how to bring out the inner diva in you, take a sneak peek at the pages of some of the successful Instagram models and influencers for inspiration.

Frequently Asked Questions

Do Instagram models get paid?

Yes, Instagram models get paid. However, the range is dependent on their number of followers and the brand they endorse.

Who is the youngest Instagram model?

Cindy Kimberly is the youngest Instagram model, as per many online sources.

How old are Instagram models?

As per a survey conducted in 201, the usual age of Instagram models is between 18- 24 years.

Key Takeaways

  • Instagram models serve as sources of fashion inspiration, offering tips and hacks across various aspects of style, makeup, and beauty.
  • There are many renowned supermodels like Miranda Kerr and Gigi Hadid to multifaceted figures like Victoria Beckham, who transitioned from pop stardom to fashion entrepreneurship.
  • Each model boasts of a distinct journey to success, such as Kendall Jenner’s early start in modeling during her teenage years and Sommer Ray’s transition from fitness enthusiast to influencer and model.
top instagram models

Image: Stable Diffusion/StyleCraze Design Team

Get ready to be blown away by the stunning beauty and incredible charisma of the most followed models on Instagram. Check out the video below and prepare yourself to be mesmerized!

Pratima Ati

Pratima AtiFashion & Lifestyle Writer

Pratima Ati is a postgraduate in International Business from Staffordshire University. After working in Marketing and Business Development for a few years, she jumped ship to pursue two things she loved – fashion and writing. She’s a Fashion & Lifestyle writer with three years of experience and has never looked back ever since. She sleeps early, reads often, and full bio

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