Find below the world’s top 100 sports athletes on Instagram in 2024 list. The latest ranking list of the world’s top 100 most famous and popular sports people, players, celebrities and influencers on Instagram with the most followers.

By Mau, a Senior Instagram Marketing Specialist at eDigital.


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Each entry into the “Top 100 most followed sports athletes on Instagram” list includes:

  • Full name
  • Link to the Instagram account
  • Instagram followers count (as of January)
  • Main sport category
  • Gender (Female, male, lgbtqia+)

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This is the best list for global sports influencer outreach that focuses on Instagram’s top sports athletes. You will not find this list anywhere else.

Having a list of the most-followed 200 sports athletes on Instagram will help you optimise your Influencer marketing dollars while achieving great reach and engagement.

These top 100 Sports Athletes on Instagram are influencing consumer choices from what sports enthusiasts buy, where they go on holiday, what causes to donate to, what to wear, what companies to follow, what to eat and how to be healthy.

No doubt, they have the power to help you increase business sales.

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Some of these top 100 most popular sports athletes on Instagram have a large and dedicated fan base as fans often have a strong emotional connection with them.

Partnering with them can significantly increase your brand’s exposure as their followers are likely to pay attention to their endorsements and collaborations and they may be more inclined to make a purchase.

These sports stars are seen as role models and admired for their sports achievements and skills.

By selecting the right sports celebrity that aligns with your target audience, you can effectively reach and connect with your desired customer base.

When working with some of these top 100 sports athletes on Instagram, you should leverage their personal experiences, achievements, and values to tell a captivating narrative that resonates with your target audience.

Authenticity and relevance are vital for a successful collaboration with a sports athlete on Instagram.

You may want to consider the long-term impact of the partnership, as the association with one of the top 100 sports celebrities on Instagram can have lasting effects on your positive brand’s reputation and perception.

eDigital can help you conceptualise, plan, develop, run and optimise successful sports marketing campaigns that generate leads and sales for your brand.

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