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Why Cristiano Ronaldo is Instagram’s most lucrative star

Cristiano Ronaldo is used to coming out on top and now he has another string to his bow.

The Juventus and Portugal superstar has topped Instagram’s rich list with him believed to charge more per post than any other user on the site.

According to social media marketing firm Hopper HQ, Ronaldo can charge advertisers $1.6m - around £1.2m - for a post on his account, which has a staggering 308m followers.

Here is the rest of the top 10: 10 Kendall Jenner, $1.05m; 9 Justin Bieber, $1.11m; 8 Beyonce Knowles, $1.14m; 7 Lionel Messi, $1.16m; 6 Kim Kardashian, $1.41m; 5 Selena Gomez, $1.46m; 4 Kylie Jenner, $1.49m; 3 Ariana Grande, $1.51m; 2 Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson, $1.52m; 1 Cristiano Ronaldo, $1.6m.

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