The internet has proven to be very effective when it comes to turning unknown people into celebrities. Several of our favourite celebrities like Justin Bieber, Shawn Mendes and Kate Upton are famous thanks to the power of the internet. So, it is understandable that more and more people have now come to rely on the internet for their big break. While writers typically get their big break on Wattpad and musicians get theirs on Youtube, models have now turned to Instagram for exposure. Here’s a list of top 10 hottest female Instagram Models in the world right now.
Before we delve into the list, it is important to understand just who an Instagram model is. For clarity’s sake, an Instagram model is a model who gets most of his or her exposure from online platforms like Instagram or Snapchat. In other words, their career would not be where it is today, if not for the success they found on the photo-sharing apps. Some models who got their start by posting pictures on Instagram have been able to successfully transition to runway models, fashion models and print models.
Top 10 Hottest Female Instagram Models In The World Right Now
10. Mariama Diallo – @mariamadiallo_
Mariama Diallo is a beautiful LA-based model from Guinea. She gained attention and international recognition thanks to her lit Instagram page, her consistent hard work and relentless work ethic. The model has graced runways, magazine covers and several print ads.
With her stunning physique and electrifying photos, we understand why it was so easy for her to get so many followers on Instagram.
9. Luping Wang – @lupingwong
Luping Wang is definitely one of the top ten hottest female Instagram models. The Chinese model has certainly mastered the art of looking good on the runaway and on her social media pages. Though her age is not publicly known, it is known that her birthday is on the 12th of July. Luping, who was born in Guangzhou, China, has a recorded height of 5′ 10″ (178 cm) and is presently a size 2.
8. Barbara Palvin – @BarbaraPalvin
Barbara Palvin is a Hungarian model best known as the Rookie of the Year for the 2016 Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Issue. The model, who was born on the 8th of October, 1993, got her big break at 13 when she was discovered on the streets of Budapest. Since then, she has gone on to build an impressive career while also appearing on the cover of several magazines including Vogue, Allure, Harper’s Bazaar, Elle and many more.
7. Josephine Skriver – @josephineskriver
Josephine Skriver Karlsen is a Danish model who made her modelling debut in 2011. Since then, she has graced several magazine covers and appeared in over 300 fashion shows. The young model, who was born on the 14th of April 1993 has a strong presence online with over 5 million followers on Instagram.
6. Mamé Adjei – @mameadjei4
Mamé Adjei is presently best known for competing on the 22nd season of America’s Next Top Model. However, she first got a taste for modelling when she was six years old after she was scouted to appear in a church brochure. She did not start modelling professionally until ten years later.
Mamé Adjei, who is of Ghanaian descent holds a bachelor’s degree in political science and Africana studies from Virginia Commonwealth University. She also won the Miss Maryland USA in 2015.
5. Hailey Baldwin – @haileybaldwin
Hailey Baldwin is one model who has definitely benefitted from her Instagram popularity; though she was moderately successful, she gained more international attention after she got engaged to Justin Bieber. Hailey, who is the daughter of the actor Stephen Baldwin, was born on the 22nd of November, 1996. The young celeb has definitely earned her place on this list of hottest Instagram models.
She has been able to parlay her Instagram fame into a successful career and even landed a job as a host on the TBS reality competition show Drop The Mic.
4. Bella Hadid – @bellahadid
Bella Hadid, who was born on the 9th of October, 1996, is among the original set of Instagram models who took the fashion world by storm. The gorgeous model was born and raised in Los Angeles, California. She is the daughter of the multimillionaire real estate developer, Mohamed Hadid and Yolanda Hadid, a former model.
Bella, who has over 19 million followers on Instagram, has walked the runway for Tom Ford, Chanel, Diane von Fürstenberg, Oscar De La Renta, Marc Jacobs, Jeremy Scott, Tommy Hilfiger, Michael Kors and several other fashion powerhouses. She was also awarded the ‘Model of The Year’ title at the GQ Men of the Year Awards in 2016.
3. Gigi Hadid – @Gigihadid
Much like, her sister Bella (No. 4), Gigi Hadid is not only one of the original Instagram models, but she has managed to take her successful Instagram run and become one of the highest earning models in the world. With a net worth of an estimated $13 million, it is safe to say Gigi is doing really well for herself.
She has not only walked on some of the most high profile runways in the fashion industry, she has also been on the cover of some of the most prominent magazines in the world. With over 43 million followers on Instagram, it’s not hard to see why is she considered one of the hottest female Instagram models.
2. Cara Delevingne – @caradelevingne
Cara Delevingne is an international superstar, there’s no denying that. It’s easy to forget that the actress and model’s claim to fame came from Instagram. Thanks to the social network, she quickly became one of the most sought-after models in the world. Her success with modelling allowed her to transition into an in-demand actress.
In 2012, Cara was crowned Model of the Year by the British Fashion Awards. She has also modelled for some of the biggest designers in the world including Mulberry, Chanel, Burberry, Jason Wu and Dolce & Gabbana, proving to be one of the hottest female Instagram models.
Beyond modelling, she has also appeared as an actress in Anna Karenina, Paper Towns, London Fields, Suicide Squad and Valerian and the City of a Thousand Planets.
1. Kendall Jenner – @kendalljenner
There was never a doubt about who would top our list of hottest female Instagram models in the world right now. Kendall Jenner, who has over 95 million followers on Instagram, is also the highest earning model in the world right now.
Kendall got her start on Keeping Up with the Kardashians before taking over Instagram. She is among the first crop of Instagram models who got worldwide attention and fame from the platform. With that success, she became sought after in the fashion industry. She also earns around $400,000 for a single sponsored post on Instagram. This all translates to an impressive net worth of over $22 Million; thereby proving that Kendall, is without a doubt, the queen of all Instagram models.