We all know that celebrities like Kim Kardashian or Gigi Hadid get paid a lot to promote certain brands or products on social media, but the real question is, how much do our influencers really make?
Forbes have released a list of the world's top influencers in the categories of fashion, beauty and health. According to the outlet, on average, influencers with three million or more followers can charge as much as, $249,706 for a post on YouTube, $99,882 for a post on Instagram or Snapchat and $39,953 for a post on Twitter. Talk about serious coin.
It’s safe to say you can make a decent living off being an influencer. Scroll to see the highest earning influencers on Instagram right now.
She has nearly 10 million followers on Instagram. The 25-year-old Adelaide native best known for her app, 'Sweat With Kayla' was the most-downloaded fitness app in 2016, which generated $17 million that year.
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Fashion blogger, The Blonde Salad
The 30-year-old Milan fashion blogger launched her fashion blog, The Blonde Salad back in 2009 she now has over 13 million followers. By 2015, such was her success that Harvard Business Review ran its first-ever case study on a fashion influencer. She now has her own line of shoes and has collaborated with an array of brands from Guess to Gucci.
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With over 1.7 million Instagram followers, the blogger now has the kind of influence brands are willing to pay for: up to $20,000 per post, in some cases.
The 27-year-old Brit known online as Zoella
has over 11.6 million YouTube subscribers and a bestselling line of beauty products at U. K. high street chain Superdrug.
Blogger, Digital Star
The digital star tells Forbes
, "I first realized the influence that I had when I started to track through affiliate links," she said. "The products I was talking about would sell out within a few days." Engel's feminine style has landed her campaigns with Tory Burch, Coach and Club Monaco among others.
Fashion blogger, Song of Style
Song started a fashion blog called Song of Style
. She now gets over four million page views a month and has collaborated with companies like LaCoste and Bloomingdale's, where she designed a line of bracelets.
The Dubai-based entrepreneur started blogging back in 2010 while working in a finance job that made her miserable. Since then, she has gained nearly 30 million follower on Instagram and created a beauty empire called Huda Beauty
, which includes false lashes adored by Kim Kardashian. Her makeup line is sold in Sephora
which is a sure sign that an influencer has finally made it.