The Instagram rich list: the top paid fashion and beauty influencers of 2018

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Instagram feeds across the globe are filled with #OOTD and #shelfie posts created by fashion and beauty influencers.

Having become many people's main source of inspiration over the years, the 'gram has created hundreds and thousands of Internet-famous faces, many who have become celebrities in their own right.

The lucky ones are not only raking in the followers but also rather a lot of dosh. From Chiara Ferragni to Hudda Kattan, bloggers these days can earn up to $33,000 per Instagram post.

Social media scheduling tool Hopper HQ has put together an ' Instagram Rich List 2018' , revealing the top paid influencers of 2018, plus how much they get paid per post - and, as expected, it is an eye-watering amount...

Top Fashion Influencers of 2018

1. Bella Hadid

About: The youngest Hadid sister comes in at number one. The 22-year-old is a regular on the fashion circuit posting images from the runway and red carpet as well as trendy off-duty OOTDs.

Followers: 21.5 million

Price per post: $27,000

2. Emily Ratajkowski

About: Em Rata's Insta snaps have given her the nickname 'queen of bikinis'. Not only that but she also shows off her effortless off-duty style - therefore it's unsurprising that her social media continues to soar.

Followers: 20.7 million

Price per post: $26,500

3. Chiara Ferragni

About: Chiara is the original fashion blogger, creating an empire for herself through her blog, The Blonde Salad. Her influence can be seen through the fact that her Dior wedding dress earlier this year received more social media hype than Meghan Markle's.

Followers: 15.6 million

Price per post: $19,500

4. Gianluca Vacchi

About: The 51-year-old Italian is a billionaire and social media star. From funny videos to rule-breaking looks, the silver fox is a fave on the menswear circuit.

Followers: 11.5 million

Price per post: $16,750

5. Rosie-Huntington-Whiteley

About: The model has definitely upped her Insta game over the past year, and her feed now features one lustworthy outfit after another.

Followers: 8.7 million

Price per post: $11,500

6. Camila Coelho

About: The Brazilian is one of the biggest names in fashion blogging. From designer collaborations to being front row at fashion week, her platform just keeps on growing.

Followers: 7.5 million

Price per post: $10,750

7. Mariano Di Vaio

About: This Italian blogger is known for his suave style and, as of recently, his adorable family pictures featuring his two gorgeous children.

Followers: 6.2 million

Price per post: $9,000

8. Frederico Lucia

About: Better known as Fedez, he is an Italian singer and the husband of top paid influencer Chiara. His Insta feed is filled with cute family shots of their son Leo.

Followers: 7.3 million

Price per post: $8,500

9. Aimee Song

About: Amiee's blog, Song Of Style, provides wardrobe inspiration for millions of women.

Followers: 5 million

Price per post: $7,000

10. Alexa Chung

About: There is no doubt that the model, presenter and designer knows a thing or two when it comes to fashion. Her Instagram regularly serves up style inspiration.

Followers: 3.1 million

Price per post: $4,500

Top Beauty Influencers of 2018

1. Hudda Kattan

About: Better known as Huda Beauty, her makeup tutorials go viral on a regular basis, her beauty collections sell-out immediately and she remains one of the number one beauty influencers in the world.

Followers: 29.7 million

Price per post: $33,000

2. Zoe Sugg

About: Arguably the original blogger and vlogger, the British YouTube sensation known as Zoella has become one of the biggest names in the industry, her empire now including homeware and novels.

Followers: 10.3 million

Price per post: $16,000

3. Nickie De Jager

About: Her transforming beauty tutorials have captivated millions. Whether you're searching for a wonderfully glam or whacky beauty look, Nikkie has a video for it.

Followers: 11.3 million

Price per post: $15,750

4. Naomi Giannopoulos

About: Better known as @vegas_nay, this Instagram account is huge on the makeup scene, as are Naomi's beauty products.

Followers: 7.3 million

Price per post: $12,000

5. Jeffree Starr

About: The makeup artist and founder of Jeffree Star Cosmetics is an inimitable personality in the world of beauty. From his controversial product reviews to head-turning looks, there is no missing him as you scroll.

Followers: 9.5 million

Price per post: $10,500

6. James Charles

About: He's only 19-years-old, but James is already making waves on the beauty scene, so much so he became CoverGirl's first male spokesperson.

Followers: 10.9 million

Price per post: $9,750

7. Amra Olevic

About: She started off working in Sephora as a MAC makeup artist and by 2014 was creating her own line with Anastasia Beverly Hills. That's quite a glow up.

Followers: 5.6 million

Price per post: $9,000

8. Manny Gutierrez

About: Known professionally as Manny MUA, the beauty blogger, YouTuber and makeup artist's presence has led him to become Maybelline's first male ambassador.

Followers: 4.7 million

Price per post: $7,900

9. Shayla Mitchell

About: The YouTube phenomenon can help you achieve any desired makeup look, her 'gram is also filled with a wealth of fashion inspo.

Followers: 2.7 million

Price per post: $4,400

10. Amanda Steele

About: Having started her YouTube channel in 2010 she has gone on to become a blogger, model and actress with an army of local fans.

Followers: 2.5 million

Price per post: $4,200

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