Virat Kohli First Cricketer To Cross 100 Million Followers On Instagram
New Delhi: India men’s cricket team captain Virat Kohli has achieved another major feat on Monday as he became the first cricketer to cross 100 million followers on Instagram.
The right-handed batsman is also the first cricketer in the world to achieve the landmark. The International Cricket Council (ICC) took to social media and welcomed Kohli into an elite club that features football stars like Cristiano Ronaldo, Lionel Messi and Neymar, among other celebrities.
Virat Kohli – the first cricket star to hit 100 million followers on Instagram 🎉 pic.twitter.com/HI1hTSbo8M
— ICC (@ICC) March 1, 2021
After Kohli, actor Priyanka Chopra is the most followed Indian on Instagram with over 60 million followers.
Apart from Instagram, Kohli also has a massive fan-following on other social media platforms like Twitter and Facebook. As of now he has 40.8 million followers on the micro-blogging site, while has over 36 million likes on Facebook.
Portugal and Juventus star Cristiano Ronaldo is the most followed individual on Instagram with over 266 million followers. He is followed by famous singer Ariana Grande who has 224 million followers, while retired WWE superstar Dwayne Johnson is third on the list with 220 million followers.