Having your own blog was once a way to enhance self-esteem. But today supermodels have accounts with thousands of followers, and they know how to convert "likes" into dollars.
Bright Side gathered 10 popular Instagram accounts that bring millions to their owners who know how to turn a hobby into a high-paying career. Which of these Instagram influencers will you decide to follow?
25-year-old designer Danielle Bernstein became famous when she launched her blog We Wore What. Her blog quickly became popular, as did her Instagram account. Now, with 1.7 million followers on Instagram, she’s become one of the most famous fashion models. Although she hates talking about money, she earns almost $15,000 per post.
The Blonde Salad, the blog of the Italian fashion influencer Chiara Ferragni, has been on top for almost 9 years. As you scroll it, you will see the transformation from an unknown blonde holding designer purses to a true style icon. Today her account has hit almost 10 million followers, and each sponsored post brings Chiara thousands of dollars. Her annual income is about $8 million.
Wendy graduated from UC Berkeley, majored in psychology, and has become a very famous fashion blogger on Twitter, Facebook, and YouTube. Her video entitled 25 Ways to Wear a Scarf in 4.5 Minutes went viral and has been viewed over 25 million times. Her Instagram account has hit 1 million followers. Although there isn’t much data about her annual income, experts say it may reach $1 million.
Bryanboy is probably the most ambiguous person in the world of fashion at the moment. The 24-year-old Philippine blogger started with travel posts and then turned his attention to fashion. His funny and witty posts attracted thousands of followers almost instantly. Bryanboy is famous for his different and extravagant outfits. Many famous fashion designers are friends with the blogger.
Californian blogger and interior designer Aimee owns a blog called Song of Style. She used to publish her work for free, but when she became popular she decided to turn her ideas into dollar bills. Aimee works with world-famous designers, and her inspiring Instagram with 4.6 million followers brings her a lot of money.
Antoinette is one of the most successful bloggers in Australia. 3 years ago, she posted her photos just for fun, but today her Instagram account has hit 1 million followers. The blogger has contracts with top fashion brands and is preparing to create her own clothing line.
Julie Sariñana started an extremely popular blog called Sincerely Jules, and it’s read by thousands of people every day. On her Instagram account, she promotes designer clothes and accessories to her 4.6 million followers. It’s no wonder that with every sponsored post she earns almost $150,000.
Viki Odintcova from Saint Petersburg is a top model with the Russian agency Mavrin Models. Her provocative photos draw a lot of attention and can often be seen on the covers of adult magazines. Viki advertises clothes, underwear, weight loss products, and fitness facilities.
Amra Olević is one of the most famous makeup artists on Instagram today. If you’re one of the 5.5 million people who follow Amra, you can see her daily makeup photos. Anastasia studio has Amra’s own line of brow products, and she is preparing to launch her own eye shadow palette.
Jessica Stein’s Instagram account will take your breath away for sure. The 23-year-old blogger has already visited 27 countries, and the other 229 are on the way. She teases her 2.7 million followers with mesmerizing views of resorts and posts short notes about her trips.