Indian cricket team captain Virat Kohli beat the likes of basketball superstar Stephen Curry and professional boxer Floyd Mayweather, finding himself in the ninth position in the Instagram sports rich list for 2018.

Football megastar Cristiano Ronaldo tops the list followed by fellow footballers Brazil s Neymar, Argentina s Lionel Messi, England s David Beckham, Wales Gareth Bale, Sweden s Zlatan Ibrahimovic and Uruguay s Luis Suarez.

According to the list by, an Instagram scheduling tool, Ronaldo can charge up to USD 750,000 for a sponsored Instagram post, while Kohli with over 22 million followers on Instagram can charge up to USD 120,000.

In the overall tally of the Instagram rich list 2018 celebrity Kylie Jenner leads the way with potential cost for her one instagram post going up to USD 1,000,000

Rank Name Followers Cost per post (USD)
1 Cristiano Ronaldo 133,000,000 750,000
2 Neymar 101,000,000 600,000
3 Lionel Messi 95,300,000 500,000
4 David Beckham 47,700,000 300,000
5 Gareth Bale 34,900,000 185,000
6 Zlatan Ibrahimovic 33,300,000 175,000
7 Luis Suarez 28,400,000 150,000
8 Conor Mcgregor 23,900,000 125,000
9 Virat Kohli 22,500,000 120,000
10 Stephen Curry 20,900,000 110,000