Cristiano Ronaldo tops chart for highest-earning athlete on Instagram during lockdown

Cristiano Ronaldo tops chart for highest-earning athlete on Instagram during lockdown


Sports stars have been making sure to keep their millions of fans entertained during the coronavirus lockdown.


With sport around the world having been suspended of late due to the coronavirus pandemic, the biggest names from across the globe have had plenty of spare time on their hands.


And some have been using it to freshen up their Instagram accounts, keeping their fans updated on their progress through lockdown.


THE TOP 10 EARNING ATHLETES*


1) Cristiano Ronaldo – £1,882,336


Followers:  219,000,000, Earnings per post: £470,584, Sponsored posts: 4


2) Lionel Messi – £1,299,373


Followers: 151,000,000, Earnings per post: £324,843, Sponsored posts: 4


3) Neymar – £1,192,211


Followers: 138,000,000, Earnings per post: £298,053, Sponsored posts: 4


4) Shaquille O’Neal – £583,628


Followers: 17,000,000, Earnings per post: £36,477, Sponsored posts: 16


5) David Beckham – £405,359


Followers: 62,900,000, Earnings per post: £135,120, Sponsored posts: 3


6) Virat Kohli – £379,294


Followers: 59,000,000, Earnings per post: £126,431, Sponsored posts: 3


7) Zlatan Ibrahimovic – £184,413


Followers: 42,900,000, Earnings per post: £92,206, Sponsored posts: 2


8) Dwyane Wade – £143,146


Followers: 16,600,000, Earnings per post: £35,787, Sponsored posts: 4


9) Dani Alves – £133,694


Followers: 31,100,000, Earnings per post: £66,847, Sponsored posts: 2


10) Anthony Joshua – £121,500


Followers: 11,300,000, Earnings per post: £24,300, Sponsored posts: 5


*Figures collated by Attain during lockdown period from March 12 to May 14.

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