Instagram launched way back in 2010, and since then it has accumulated over one billion users! Celebrities have long been the most followed accounts, and some of those celebrities have been working on their Instagram ~aesthetics~ for over a decade.* If you’re not a fan of football or music you may find this list distressing.
This list might include a NOT Fully grown celeb with over 55 million likes at the time of writing
While Instagram hasn’t released an official list of the most-liked posts for this year, the platform’s users are already doing the math.
To see the rest of the 10 most-liked Instagram posts, check out the photos below!
1.Ronaldo and Georginagio announce twins
A new entry in winter 2021 and it’s more baby news – this time from Ronaldo and his partner Georgina Gio.
The snap of them proudly showing the world their scan images has been liked more than 30 million times since the end of October!
2. XXXTentacion’s last Instagram post
This was the last post from rapper XXXTentacion before his death in June 2018.
It’s actually the only picture on his Instagram feed.
Eerily, a music video was released posthumously in which the rapper attends his own funeral.
3. Ariana Grande gets married to Dalton Gomez
Wow, this post skyrocketed to fourth place in an incredibly short time. Another Grande post, featuring a ton of photos from her wedding.
4. Kylie announces a sibling for Stormi
Kylie Jenner, once holder of the record of the most liked photo on Instagram, is back in the top five with her announcement that she’s pregnant with baby number two. The cute video quickly went viral as fans fell over themselves to share the news.
5.Billie Eilish reveals her blonde hair
This post has become incredibly popular in such a short time and is Eilish’s last post on this list. That means she has the most entries out of anybody, and with quite a margin too.
6. Lionel Messi takes up a new team
Again it’s Messi. This post came hot on the heels of his one about leaving Barcelona, with the player announcing his signing to PSG.
7. Billie Eilish and her British Vogue photoshoot
Out of all of the British Vogue photos Eilish posted to her Instagram back in May, this one is by far the most popular. If things continue, it could climb higher up this list.
8. Lionel Messi takes the trophy
Another sports entry, next we have legend Lionel Messi celebrating after his national team Argentina won the Copa América trophy.
9. Lionel Messi takes leave of Barcelona
Messi’s next spot in the list references his departure from Barcelona football club.
10. A real-life mermaid just swims past the top 10
The most liked posts hall of fame is @ironshoremermaid, aka ‘Mermaid Montana’ – a professional mermaid, zoologist, and entrepreneur.
Her posts of swimming up behind amazed children often go viral, and this one in particular really made the world click ‘like’.
11. Ronaldo says goodbye to Diego
As proof of Maradona’s huge presence in the history of the game, we’ve seen a number of dedications to the legendary footballer make the list over time. This one is from Cristiano Ronaldo
12. Ronaldo plays for Manchester United
Christiano Ronaldo’s move to Manchester United this season has got millions of thumbs clicking on that ‘like’ button. Number 13 is his second appearance for the team.
13. Sad news from the Boseman family
Actor Chadwick Boseman was beloved around the world. His passing back in August 2020 was announced on Instagram by his family, and is the 12th most liked post of all time.
14. Billie serves old-school glam at the Met Gala
September’s Met Gala was a throwback to old school Hollywood glamour, with Billie Eilish giving us real Marilyn vibes.
Her Instagram post showing her look and thanking the designer Oscar de la Renta has shot into the top 20, with almost 20 million likes and counting.
15. Cristiano Ronaldo comes back to Manchester United
One of the most famous football players in the world grabs another spot in the list, this time celebrating his return to Manchester United.
16. Khaby Lame keeps it simple
This fun viral video from TikTok sensation Khaby Lame has proven that TikTokkers can make it big over on Instagram, too.
17. Tom Holland says ‘happy birthday’ to Zendaya
Tom Holland returns to this list with a post dedicated to girlfriend Zendaya. He previously had a spot with a post featuring himself and Robert Downey Jr.
18. Ariana Grande gets married to Dalton Gomez
Here is Ariana Grande’s first post on the list, and by no means the last. This one is from her recent wedding to Dalton Gomez.
19. Billie Eilish with blonde hair
Taken just a few days after her post revealing her new hair style, this post was carried into the list on the popular waves of the original revelation.
20. Welcome To The World, Stormi
Once again, we see Kylie Jenner with one of the most-liked pictures on Instagram; one again, featuring baby Stormi.
Kylie’s first post of Stormi quickly became the most-liked photo on Instagram, and it remained in this spot for an impressive 341 days. And, it’s not hard to see why – just look at how adorable this photo is, in which Stormi holds tightly to her mom’s finger.
The photo currently has 18,544,576 likes, and it was posted in February 2018.