There are no other social media like Instagram so full of influencers and models who earn millions of dollars. Maybe except for TikTok. Still, Instagram is one of the most popular social networks which attracts thousands of people wanting to become an influencer in different niches and make money on the platform, with plenty of models among them.
Instagram is a visual social media platform, so now wonder that the majority of the Instagram influencers are top-rated models and up-and-coming ‘strivers’.
For models themselves, Instagram is a great platform to open their talent behind the polished pictures and level up their portfolio to obtain international reach.
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In this post, the Qoob team has gathered the top 10 Instagram models you'd want to follow in 2021 and save their content for your inspiration!
Kendall Jenner – @kendalljenner
At the top of this list is the Kardashian family member - Kendall Jenner.
Kendall is famous not only because she's a part of the Kardashians, but also due to her modelling talents. She started building her name in the modelling industry when she was only 14. Back then, she was signed on to Wilhelmina Models agency and took part in campaigns for some of the most famous brands, including Chanel, Marc Jacobs, Dolce & Gabbana, and more.
Gigi Hadid – @gigihadid
When Gigi Hadid was just two years of age, she took her first modelling opportunity as a model for Baby Guess clothing.
During her career, she’s gained her fame on Instagram and became one of the most popular Instagram models on the planet.
Cara DeLevigne - @caradelevingne
Cara began her modelling career in 2002 when she was just 10 years old in an editorial shoot for Vogue Italia. Seven years later, she signed on to Storm Model Management. She had worked in the fashion industry for two years, before she made her first runway show.
In 2015, Cara moved her focus away from modelling into acting. She has also recently made her debut as a novelist of young adult fiction.
Bella Hadid – @bellahadid
Bella Hadid is the younger sister of Gigi Hadid but she surely hasn’t been shadowed by her older sister Gigi.
Bella often collaborates with many brands in various Instagram influencer marketing campaigns, including Ralph Lauren and Michael Kors.
Emily Ratajkowski – @emrata
Emily Ratajkowski is one of the most popular Instagram models worldwide. Her modelling career skyrocketed when she was one of the models in Robin Thicke’s ‘Blurred Lines’ music video in 2013.
In the last five years, she’s worked with dozens of brands globally as part of their Instagram campaigns and made runways for many fashion and makeup brands all over the world.
Sommer Ray – @sommerray
At just the age of 23, Instagram influencer Sommer Ray presumably makes more than $26,000 per post on Instagram.
She’s now the face and body of many Instagram campaigns and has a tremendous Instagram followership of more than 25 million!
Barbara Palvin – @realbarbarapalvin
Barbara is yet another model with millions of followers who built her name on Instagram.
From shooting for Victoria’s Secret and H&M, Barbara has made a very successful modelling career.
Ashley Graham – @ashleygraham
Ashley Graham is a plus-size model who has featured on the cover of many global fashion magazines including Glamour, Elle and Vogue and collaborated with plenty of world-renowned brands.
Karlie Kloss – @karliekloss
Karlie Kloss is one of the top 30 models of the 2000s and has worked with various brands on global campaigns. Karlie has a huge social media presence and has already secured lucrative deals with Swarovski, Adidas and Estee Lauder.
Cindy Kimberly – @wolfiecindy
At just 21 years old, Dutch model Cindy is one of the youngest Instagram models on this list.
She’s incredibly popular on her YouTube channel and receives hundreds of thousands of likes on every Instagram post.
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