Instagram is one of the most widely used social media platforms, with celebrities from all over the world utilizing it to interact with their followers. It's become a platform for celebrities to brag about their personal and professional achievements to the rest of the world.
Every day, celebrities check their statistics to see how they're doing, and your popularity is defined by the number of followers you have, which is used as bragging rights. As of the time of publication, these are the 5 most followed South African celebrities on Instagram in 2022.
5. Boity Thulo — 5.3 Million.
Boity Thulo is a South African television personality, rapper, actress, businesswoman, and model. As a self-described loyal believer and legend in the making, this South African celebrity is making an impression on the local scene. Boitumelo is a well-known TV personality and, as of 2016, a traditional healer. He is the host of Ridiculousness Africa.
4. Charlize Theron —6.7 Million.
Charlize Theron was born on August 7, 1975, in Benoni, South Africa. She is an American actress and producer of South African descent who has received multiple awards, including an Academy Award, a Golden Globe Award, and the Silver Bear Award for Best Actress. Theron is the only child of Gerda (née Maritz) and Charles Theron
3. Trevor Noah — 7.2 Million.
Trevor Noah is a South African comedian, writer, producer, political pundit, actor, and TV host. He was born in Johannesburg, South Africa, on February 20, 1984, to Patricia Nombuyiselo Noah and Robert. He began his career as a comedian, presenter, and actor in his native South Africa in 2002.
2. AB de Villiers — 16.6 Million.
De Villiers is a former South African cricketer and one-day international captain. His full name is Abraham Benjamin de Villiers. On February 17, 1984, he was born in Pretoria, Transvaal Province, South Africa.
AB de Villier is a right-handed wicketkeeper-batsman with a right-arm medium bowling style and wicketkeeper fielding position. He has the ninth most hundreds (47) among all international cricketers.
1. Candice Swanepoel — 16.8 million.
Candice Swanepoel, a South African supermodel, tops the list of South African celebrities with the most followers. Swanepoel is a well-known supermodel best known for her work with Victoria's Secret, the world's most well-known lingerie brand.
She's appeared in Vogue in the United States, Italy, the United Kingdom, Spain, Germany, Russia, Australia, Brazil, Japan, Korea, China, and Mexico; Elle in the United Kingdom, Italy, and China; and Harper's Bazaar in the United States and Korea.
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