25 Biggest Celebrity Instagram Posts Ever
When it comes to gaining “likes,” celebrities are no stranger to having some of the top trending photos on Instagram. From Beyoncé’s twins announcement to Justin Bieber’s engagement to Hailey Baldwin, stars have had “likes” rack up by the millions on the social media platform!
We’ve rounded up the 25 biggest celebrity Instagram posts to grace our feeds over the years. From Selena Gomez’s selfies to Kylie Jenner’s birth announcement, check ‘em out, below!
Justin Bieber and Selena Gomez’s Sweet Hugging Selfie (1.9 million likes)
In January 2014, Justin Bieber shared a sentimental moment with his former girlfriend, Selena Gomez. The two can be seen cuddling up in the photo, which brought in more than 1.9 million likes.
Kim Kardashian and Kanye’s Wedding Nuptials (2.4 million likes)
KimYe are just one of many celebrity couples that often earn mega-likes on Instagram. When the couple wed in May 2014, Kardashian gave fans a sneak peek of their big day, and it has seen gained more than 2 million likes. Cheers to the happy couple!
Kendall Jenner’s Heart-Shaped Hairstyle (3.6 million likes)
Kendall Jenner is known for hitting the runway in the hottest designer fashions. In May 2015, she shared a unique heart-inspired hairdo that has brought in over 3.6 million likes. Talk about #hairgoals, right?
Justin Bieber’s Smooch With Selena Gomez (3.8 million likes)
Back when Jelena was still a thing, the pop star pair frequently broke the internet with their PDA. Justin Bieber shared a snap of him smooching his now ex-girlfriend in March 2016, which has brought in nearly 4 million likes since.
Selena Gomez’s Coca-Cola Ad (7 million likes)
In June 2016, Selena Gomez shared a Coca-Cola promo photo in which she can be seen sipping on a bottle of the classic soda, which also features her lyrics. While the post was an advertisement, it has still brought in over 7 million likes.
Selena Gomez’s Kidney Transplant Reveal (10.7 million likes)
Selena Gomez revealed in 2015 that she had been diagnosed with the autoimmune disease lupus, but it was a September 2017 Instagram post that shook the world. Selena posted a shot of her and best friend (and actress) Francia Raisa, holding hands in hospital beds. Gomez used the post to reveal she had had a kidney transplant over the summer, due to complications with lupus. In the caption Gomez updated her fans on why she had been "laying low" and thank her family and team of doctors for helping her get through and heal from the surgery.
Cristiano Ronaldo Vacations With His Son and Girlfriend (11.2 million likes)
With over 191 million followers, Portuguese soccer star Cristiano Ronaldo has more fans on Instagram than anyone else, so it's no surprise he's on this list at least once. In this IG post from July 2018, the hunky athlete poses for an adorable family photo while on vacation with his son, Cristiano Ronaldo Jr., and his longtime girlfriend, Georgina Rodríguez.
Beyoncé Announces She’s Pregnant With Twins (11.2 million likes)
When Beyoncé posts to Instagram, it often feels like the entire world knows. Especially when it's huge news like a pregnancy announcement. In February 2017, Bey took to IG to share the joyous news that she and Jay-Z were expecting twins, posting a now-famous shot of the pop diva surrounded by flowers.
Cristiano Ronaldo Announce the Birth of His Daughter (11.4 million likes)
More Ronaldo! In November 2017 the soccer player posted this heartwarming shot announcing his partner Georgina Rodríguez had given birth to their baby girl, Alana Martina. The new bundle of joy is Cristiano's fourth child after twins Mateo and Ava Maria, and oldest son Cristiano Jr., pictured here in the delivery room, with scrubs on like dad.
Cristiano Ronaldo Signs With Juventus (12.2 million likes)
Yup, more Ronaldo. Are you really surprised? We told you he's the king of Instagram. With over 12.2 million likes, this one is a photo he posted in July 2018, announcing he had signed with professional Italian soccer club Juventus F.C.
Selena Gomez’s Selfie Moment (12.2 million likes)
Sometimes a simple selfie is all it takes. Selena Gomez shared a laid-back snap of herself in April 2019 which has garnered more than 12.2 million likes.
Ariana Grande’s Tribute to Mac Miller (12.7 million likes)
After Mac Miller's tragic death by overdose on September 7, 2018, many fans wondered if Ariana Grande, who had famously dated the rapper for about two years, would stay or post anything. The two hadn't been a couple for months, but they were undoubtedly special people in each other's lives. When Ariana posted this somber, black-and-white shot of Mac looking up at what we assume is her just a day later, it quickly became one of the most "liked" Instagram posts.
Cristiano Ronaldo’s Festive Family Photo (12.7 million likes)
Posing for a Christmas card is always a tradition whenever the holidays roll around. To celebrate Christmas 2018, Cristiano Ronaldo posed for a holly jolly snap alongside his family in full North Pole-inspired gear. The merry IG post has brought in nearly 13 millions since it was first posted.
Kylie’s Daughter Rocks Her Iconic Met Gala Look (12.8 million likes)
Remember Kylie Jenner’s stunning Versace gown full of feathers and sparkle at the 2019 Met Gala? Jenner’s daughter, Stormi, transformed into a mini-me version of her mom for Halloween in October 2019 and garnered nearly 13 million likes. Like mother, like daughter—because they both looked adorably chic.
Kylie Jenner's Baby Stormi Turns 1 Month Old (12.9 million likes)
Just a month after revealing she had given birth to her daughter, Stormi Webster, on February 1, 2018, Kylie Jenner gave fans their second glimpse at her baby girl. We couldn't even see her face, but fans obviously felt some kind of way seeing Kylie cradling her little girl because the post racked up over 12.9 million likes.
Tom Holland’s Avengers-Approved Hike (13.2 million likes)
In August 2019, actor Tom Holland shared a sneak peek into his hiking afternoon with none other than Avengers co-star, Robert Downey Jr. The post garnered more than 13 million likes. It turns out even the world’s biggest superheroes need their daily workouts, too.
Kylie Jenner’s Birthday Dedication Post to Travis Scott (13.3 million likes)
In April 2019, Jenner posted a sweet birthday message to her on-and-off again boyfriend, Travis Scott. The post brought in more than 13.3 million likes and tons of comments to match.
Justin Bieber Announces Hailey Baldwin Engagement (13.4 million likes)
In July 2018, Justin Bieber broke some fans' hearts with a single post. Bieber posted a photo set with girlfriend Hailey Baldwin (Bieber, now), announcing the two had become engaged just two days prior, on July 27, 2018. In the lengthy, but heartwarming, caption, Justin praises Hailey, writing, "you make me so much better," and also that Hailey is, "the love of my life... I wouldn’t want to spend it with anybody else." Since posting the announcement, the couple were married.
Kylie Jenner’s Avengers:End Game-Inspired Photo Shoot (13.6 million likes)
To celebrate the release of Avengers: End Game in April 2019, the reality starlet released a family photo featuring iconic superhero costumes like Iron Man and Captain America.
Selena Gomez’s Italian Getaway (14.5 million likes)
In July 2019, Selena Gomez shared a selfie from her picture-perfect trip to Italy. She’s rocking a floral print dress complete with red polka dots in the image. Since fans can’t get enough of selfies from their favorite celebs, it’s no wonder why this post prompted 14.5 million likes.
Selena Gomez’s BFF Photo Opp (14.5 million likes)
Before Selena Gomez’s bestie got married, she shared a sweet snap with her best gal pals in February 2019 to celebrate the occasion. You can never beat a photo with your BFFs, so the post garnered 14.5 million likes.
The Rock’s Celebrates His Hawaiian Wedding Day (14.6 million likes)
Destination weddings always call for the best photo opps. The Rock got hitched to his longtime girlfriend, Lauren Hashian, in an August 2019 ceremony. The couple jetted off to Hawaii to celebrate their nuptials, and the sweet snap brought in 14.6 million likes.
Jennifer Aniston’s Impromptu Friends Reunion (15.2 million likes)
Jennifer Aniston took to Instagram in October 2019 to share a group selfie with her former Friends co-stars. Fans went wild over the reunion and the photo brought in more than 15 million likes.
XXXTentacion’s First and Only Post (17.5 million likes)
In May, almost exactly a month before his tragic murder on June 18, 2018, 20-year-old controversial rapper XXXTentacion posted this, his first and only Instagram post. Simply captioned "LOVE IS WAR," his future album SKINS album, released posthumously in December 2018, would use a similar shot for the cover art, flipped right-side-up.
Kylie Jenner Announces the Birth of Daughter Stormi (18.6 million likes)
You knew this post had to be on this list somewhere, right? Kylie Jenner kept her entire pregnancy a secret from fans and media, so when she posted this photo to Instagram, fans flipped out. Just five days after the birth of baby Stormi, the daughter of Kylie and rapper Travis Scott, the reality TV/social star and lip-kit queen let the world in on her 9-month secret. Stormi grips her mom's thumb in the adorable photo, simply captioned "Stormi Webster" with an angel emoji. Add the shock of the reveal to the cuteness of the photo, and multiply that by Kylie's fame and impact online, and you get the most-liked celebrity Instagram post ever, with over 18 million likes and nearly 2 million comments.