Ronaldo became the highest earning $ player from social media, Messi second, and Kohli at number four
Top 10 players Earning from social media
1. Cristiano Ronaldo
One of the most popular football players in the world, Portugal’s Cristiano Ronaldo is ranked No. 1 among the highest-paid players on social media. Sports data firm Bonus Finder has calculated the social media earnings of all the top players based on research and Ronaldo has been declared the highest paid player per post.
Ronaldo earns US $ 2 million, or about Rs 15.87 crore, for advertising a post on social media. Ronaldo is the most followed person in the world on Instagram and he has 47.5 million followers, while he is also the most followed player on Twitter. In such a situation, his being at number one is not a surprise.
2. Lionel Messi
Argentina’s Star footballer Lionel Messi is at number two on the list. Messi has more than 358 million followers on Instagram and he charges 1 million US dollars i.e. about 790 million rupees for a post. The special thing is that the top-ranked Ronaldo charges exactly double the amount.
3. The Rock
Wrestler Dwayne Johnson, popularly known as ‘The Rock’, is at number three on this list.
Dwayne was once one of WWE’s biggest stars and continues to appear on some of its shows to this day. Dwayne is also a successful actor and his popularity can be gauged from the fact that he also gets 1 million US dollars for advertising a post.
4. Virat Kohli
Virat Kohli, who has been the captain of the Indian cricket team, is the most followed Indian on Instagram and one of his sponsored posts fetches him USD 6.94 lakh, or about Rs 5.50 crore.
Kohli is followed by Brazilian football player Neymar at number five.
6. LeBron James
American basketball player LeBron James is at number six.
From Seventh to number 10, there are football players in all the positions – David
Beckham, Kaylin Mbappe, Ronaldinho, Marcelo.