Her competitors are only Ronaldo and Messi: Selena Gomez is the first woman with 400 million followers on Instagram

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From the main star in the "Disney" television series, all the way to the biggest pop sensation who scores hits on the charts and breaks records on social networks. American singer, actress and producer Selena Gomez broke the Instagram record by becoming the most followed woman on the platform with 400 million followers.

Selena achieved this milestone on March 17, just three months after returning to Instagram. She outgrew her Kylie Jenner, which previously held the title with 382 million followers.

 

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Gomez's popularity on Instagram is not new. She has been consistently one of the most followed celebrities on the platform for years. However, her journey with social media has been difficult.

In an interview with Vogue in 2021, the singer revealed that she deleted the photo-sharing app from her phone in 2019 after it began to affect her mental health.

"At one point Instagram became my whole world and it was really dangerous," she told InStyle in 2022.

In her latest post, the star shared two makeup-free selfies with the caption "Purple Chemistry," a reference to the song of the same name on Miley Cyrus' eighth studio album, Endless Summer. Gomez's post promotes the idea of ​​self-love and being comfortable in your own skin.

 

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Selena's rise to Instagram fame has been impressive, and her latest achievement has been hailed in record numbers by fans and followers.

"She's an inspiration to millions, and this achievement just proves it," one fan said on Twitter.

She is the most followed woman on Instagram, but not the most followed person. The title belongs to the footballer Cristiano Ronaldo, who has 562 million followers, but among the most followed people in the world is also Leo Messi, with 443 million followers.

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