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Most Followed Sports Companies on Instagram

NBA is easily the most followed Sports Company on instagram in the world with more than 84 million followers. Here we take a look at the top 5 list.

Harsh Chopra
Last updated: 08.12.2023
Most Followed Sports Companies on Instagram

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Every sports company is on Instagram and by sports companies it is meant like the NFL, WWE, NBA etc and all these companies are some of the most popular on the planet and there are millions of fans that are there for each company. These are Companies for different sports and thus they all have Massive following on Instagram. And most of these companies are American Companies.

So, let’s look at the Top 5 Most Followed Sports Companies on Instagram and see what makes them so great.

1) NBA – 84.4 Million

NBA is easily the most followed Sports Company on instagram in the world and this is the company that runs the Basketball League in the USA and has been doing so for more than 70 years and the best players in the world play in the teams that are there and the season goes on for more than 6-7 months and the players are household names and the fans are passionate for all the teams and soon the NBA will cross 85 Million Followers on Instagram once the new season starts and the NBA has Players like LeBron James, Stephen Curry, Dwayne Wade, Kevin Durant, James Harden etc .


2) UFC – 39.1 Million

At number 2 is the company that runs the biggest MMA promotion in the world and the UFC has gained more and more popularity as the years have gone by and the fighters are some of the best in the world and they are also becoming household names like Israel Adesanya, Conor McGregor, Jon Jones, Amanda Nunes and Ronda Rousey, Brock Lesnar before them. The UFC will keep growing in popularity because Dana White ja a genius running it and the UFC Instagram account will cross 40 Million Followers on Instagram in the next few months.

3) WWE – 30.4 Million

At number 3 is a company that is beloved by a lot of people around the world and WWE has been a part of everyone’s childhood for years and years and so there is a soft spot in the hearts of all fans and Vince McMahon has made WWE into a truly global brand and WWE is now known to everyone and the biggest Celebrities want to be a part of it and the WWE will only grow in popularity and in a few weeks the WWE account will cross 30 Million Followers on Instagram. WWE Superstars like Roman Reigns, Seth Rollins, Cody Rhodes, Becky Lynch, Charlotte Flair, LA Knight, The Usos are some of the most popular ones now.


4) NFL – 28.8 Million

This is a surprising one considering the fact that this is the most popular sport in the USA and way more than Basketball and yet the Followers on Instagram are only the 4th best for a Sports Company. The NFL has a 6 month season so the number of followers is less because the rest of the 6 months there is no action and so when the new season of the NFL starts then the account will reach 30 Million Followers on Instagram and can give WWE a run for its money for the 3rd spot. Players like Patrick Mahomes, Aaron Rodgers, JJ Watt are some of the best players and Tom Brady is the best of all time in this sport.


5) Formula 1 – 25.5 Million

At number 5 is Formula 1 which is the 5th different sport in this list and the sport that has had the most rapid growth in popularity across the world and all the big stars want to come to these races and hang out and watch the races. There are drivers like Lewis Hamilton, Max Verstappen, Fernando Alonso, Charles Leclerc who are the best and stars like Shakira, Brad Pitt, Pep Guardiola, Kylian Mbappe and so many others Grace these events and by the end of the year the Formula 1 Account will be close to 30 Million Followers on Instagram.

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