Indian cricket team captain Virat Kohli becomes the first Asian celebrity to have 100 million followers on Instagram.
The next best on the list is Priyanka Chopra with 60.8 million followers on the social media site, followed by Bollywood actress Shraddha Kapoor with 58 million followers.
Kohli had earlier become the first Asian to reach 75 million followers on Instagram. Kohli surpassed Pop star Demi Lovato who has 99 million followers, and two Spanish football giants Real Madrid (95 million) and Barcelona (94 million).
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Portuguese football star Cristiano Ronaldo still tops the chart with 266 million followers with singer Ariana Grande standing second with 224 million followers. The next best sports personality is Barcelona captain Lionel Messi with 187 million followers.