Making wanderlust a career – According to Quora these are the highest-paid social media influencers on Instagram


Before the special media explosion, the general consensus when it came to a dream job would be an investment banker, pilot, race car driver, doctor, etc. Fast forward to now and the majority of us would want to be a social media influencer. And why not? Who would not want to make a living photographing themselves while exploring exotic places, dining at the best restaurants and driving the best cars? But ever wondered how much these influencers make in a year or per post? John Wilson answers it on Quora and it will surely blow your mind.

Since its introduction in October 2010, Instagram has grown into a social media staple across the world, boosted further by its subsequent affiliation with Facebook. There are so many trends on Instagram now and becoming an Marketing Influencer is the most popular one. And it will be easy to understand when you see this statistic of Instagram:


A social media influencer is a user who has established credibility in a specific industry, has access to a huge audience and can persuade others to act based on their recommendations. An influencer has the tools and authenticity to attract many viewers consistently and can motivate others to expand their social reach. There are some highest paid Influencers who have the huge impact on Instagram now:

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1. Huda Kattan :
Follower: 26.9 Million
Content: with account @hudabeauty on Instagram. Her Instagram posts include makeup tutorials, beauty hacks, and tips on using beauty products.
Income: Huda’s net worth is $550 million as of July 2018. This makes her one of the highest paid influencers on Instagram.


2. Danielle Bernstein :
Followers: 1.9 Million
Content: She follow the content of fashion and lifestyle. She launched her fashion blog “We Wore What” when she was a student at FIT in New York. She now owns a clothing line too.
Income: Since 2010, she has worked with various brands and charges between $8,000 and $20,000 for a sponsored post. She also made it on the “Forbes 30 Under 30”.


3. Rachel Brathen :
Follower: 2.1 Million
Content: Rachel Brathen is an international yoga teacher. She goes by the handle @yoga_girl on Instagram. She used to post about the step in learning and practicing Yoga.
Income: $25,000 per post and is one of the highest paid influencers on Instagram.

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4. Cameron Dallas :
Follower: 21.3 Million
Content: His Instagram account is @camerondallas, the content he follow is posting Vines on the internet.
Income: about $17,000 per post.


5. Lauren Bullen :
Follower: 2.1 million
Content: with Instagram account @gypsea_lust, she post mesmerizing travel pictures from around the world.
Income: with her boyfriend, Jack Morris the couple is known to charge $9,000 for a single sponsored post and reside in Bali, Indonesia together.


6. Liz Eswein :
This is one of the first and biggest motivational accounts on the social medium.
Follower: over 1.4 million
Content: Liz goes by the handle @newyorkcity on Instagram. Her Instagram account showcases a captivating collection of photos of New York City and her travels.
Income: between $6,000 and $15,000 from a single sponsored post on Instagram.

For more responses head to Quora.

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