10 most followed SA celebrities on Instagram

10 most followed SA celebrities on Instagram. Have you ever wondered how many followers your favourite SA celebrity has on Instagram? Don’t worry, we’ve done our research and we’ve found out which South African celebrities keep on gaining more Instagram followers.

Taking the number one spot is is South African supermodel Candice Swanepoel with 12 million followers, followed by AB de Villiers with 5,1 million followers.

Find out who are 10 most followed SA celebrities on Instagram:

1. Candice Swanepoel – 12-million followers

Candice Swanepoel is a South African supermodel and philanthropist, best known for her work with Victoria’s Secret. In 2016, she was listed 8th on the Forbes top-earning models list. She has been among the Top 10 earning models every year since 2010.

Candice Swanepoel

2. AB de Villiers – 5,1-million followers

Abraham Benjamin de Villiers, commonly known as AB de Villiers, is a South African international cricketer who plays for the South African national team and Titans in domestic cricket. He is regarded as one of the best batsmen of all time.

AB de Villiers

3. Charlize Theron – 3,4 -million followers

Charlize Theron is a South African and American actress and film producer. She is known for starring in numerous Hollywood films, such as The Devil’s Advocate (1997), Mighty Joe Young (1998), The Cider House Rules (1999), Monster (2003), The Italian Job (2003), Hancock (2008), The Road (2009), Snow White and the Huntsman (2012), Prometheus (2012), A Million Ways to Die in the West (2014), Mad Max: Fury Road (2015), The Fate of the Furious (2017), and Atomic Blonde (2017).

Charlize Theron

4. Trevor Noah – 2,3-million followers

Trevor Noah is a South African comedian, writer, producer, political commentator, actor, and television host. He is best known for being the host of The Daily Show on Comedy Central since September 2015.

Trevor Noah

5. Minnie Dlamini – 2,1-million followers

Minenhle Jones (born Minenhle Dlamini, July 7, 1990), simply known as Minnie, is a South African on-air personality, actress and model. In 2010 she was selected as the new presenter for LIVE, a South African music show that airs on SABC 1.

Minnie Dlamini Jones

6. Boitumelo Thulo – 1,9-million followers

Boitumelo Thulo, professionally known as “Boity”, is a South African actress and TV presenter known for her role as Mpho Bogatsu on Mzansi Magic’s Rockville and presenting e.tv’s music show, Club 808.

Boitumelo Thulo Boity

7. Cassper Nyovest – 1,9-million followers

Refiloe Maele Phoolo, professionally known as Cassper Nyovest, is a South African recording artist and record producer. His debut album Tsholofelo was released on 18 July 2014.

Refiloe Phoolo Cassper Nyovest

8. Bonang Matheba – 1,9-million followers

Bonang Matheba is a South African television personality, radio host and businesswoman. She is a former host of “The Front Row” radio show on SABC’s Metro FM and the brand ambassador for Revlon Cosmetics South Africa.

Bonang Matheba

9. Pearl Thusi – 1,8-million followers

Pearl Thusi is a South African actress, model, radio, and television personality, known for her portrayal of Patricia Kopong in The No. 1 Ladies’ Detective Agency, Dayana Mampasi in the ABC thriller Quantico and Samkelo in the romantic drama film Catching Feelings.

Pearl Thusi

10. DJ Zinhle – 1,5-million followers

DJ Zinhle (real name Ntombezinhle Jiyane) is a South African DJ and aspiring actress best known as the resident DJ on the SABC1 music show Jika maJika and for having a permanent slot on the radio station Yfm.


We hope you enjoyed our list of top 10 most-followed SA celebrities on Instagram.

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