Egypt's Salah earns $165k per Instagram post, Ronaldo tops Hopper HQ's Sports Rich List

Mahmoud Sheleib, Monday 29 Jul 2019


Egypt and Liverpool winger Mohamed Salah came in 12th on the 2019 Instagram Rich Sports List issued by the social media planner website Hopper HQ.

The 16-athlete Instagram Rich List, which was topped by Portugal and Juventus star Cristiano Ronaldo, includes the most expensive players who earn money from posts on their official accounts on the social platform Instagram.

According to the list, the Champions League winner Salah has more than 30 million followers and makes an average of $165,000 for each sponsored post.

Meanwhile, Ronaldo has more than 170 million followers on Instagram and earns nearly $1 million per post.

Brazil's Neymar da Silva came in second on the list, while the Argentine star Lionel Messi was third.

Hopper HQ 2019 Instagram Rich List (earnings per post)

  1. Cristiano Ronaldo ($975,000)
  2. Neymar da Silva ($722,000)
  3. Lionel Messi ($648,000)
  4. David Beckham ($357,000)
  5. LeBron James ($272,000)
  6. Ronaldinho ($256,000)
  7. Gareth Bale ($218,000)
  8. Zlatan Ibrahimovic ($200,00)
  9. Virta Kohli ($196,000)
  10.  Luis Suarez ($184,000)
  11.  Conor Mcgregor ($169,000)
  12.  Mohamed Salah ($165,000)
  13.  Stephen Curry ($142,000)
  14.  Floyd Mayweather ($124,000)
  15.  Ronda Rousey ($67,700)
  16.  Serena Williams ($60,500)

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