Kevin Systrom and Mike Krieger founded Instagram, a photo and video-sharing social networking service in the United States. Facebook bought the service for $1 billion in cash and equity in April 2012. Instagram has been ever popular since its launch in 2010 has over a million registered users in just two months. Instagram has also swept the Nepali public, having huge popularity in the young generation. Big-name Celebrities, Influencers have taken Instagram as their major communication platform with their fans. Here are the top 10 Instagram Influencers of Nepal having the highest number of followers.
*The ranking is done based on data collected from Starngage and research by the Everest List team.
Niti Shah is the 2017 Miss International Nepal winner and was named the most popular face of EnVogue and the first runner-up in Face's House of Fashion 2013, and she is undoubtedly Nepal's most popular model. She represented Nepal at the 2017 Miss International pageant in Japan. TEENZ, VOW, Naari, Navyaata, and many more fashion publications have featured the young model. She has also walked the runway at fashion shows such as TGIF Nepal Fashion Week. She has previously worked on numerous well-known ads as well as a short film titled "Female in Film." Niti Shah is very popular on Instagram and has more than 420K followers.
Indira Joshi, 35, is a well-known female vocalist for modern, pop, and playback music, as well as a judge on the International Franchise reality program Nepal Idol. She is from Nawalparasi District, Parasi Bazar, Lumbini Zone, Nepal. Indira Joshi rose to prominence with the release of her debut album "Dance With Me," from which her first hit single "Rato Ghanghara" established her as a vocalist. Indira Joshi is an Instagram celebrity influencer with over 466K followers.
Asmi Shrestha is best known as the 2016 Miss Nepal. Born on June 30, 1993, she is 28 years old and was a renowned model and TV personality before entering the Miss Nepal pageant. In 2014, she was crowned Face of Classic Diamond Jewelers. Asmi is not only a successful model but also a successful music videos artist. She has appeared in several music videos, the most well-known of which is for the song Birsana Sakina. She is well-known for her strong and attractive attitude, in addition to having graced the covers of several national publications and newspapers. She is an Instagram influencer with almost 481K followers.
Keki Adhikari is a Nepalese film actress and professional model. She's appeared in several music videos, television commercials, print advertising, and more than a dozen Nepali films. Before making it to the big screen, she began her career by participating in several music videos. Keki is also a brand ambassador for many Nepalese national businesses. She is well-known on social media, particularly on Instagram, where she has over 572K followers.
Shristi Shrestha is a Nepalese film actress and Miss World 2012 pageant winner who works in Nepali cinema. Shristi has won several accolades, including the National Film Award, the Kamana Film Award, and the D-cine Award. She is Nepal's sixth Young Conservation Ambassador and works with WWF Nepal on Snow Leopard conservation programs. Shristi is well-known on Instagram and is a popular young influencer. She has over 623K followers.
Samragyee Rajya Laxmi Shah, born November 18, 1995, is a Nepali film actress who works in Nepali cinema under the name Samragyee RL Shah. Samragyee Rajya Laxmi Shah made her acting debut in the 2016 blockbuster Dreams, opposite Anmol Kc. This actress earned the FAAN and Dcine Awards for Best Debut Actress, establishing herself as the industry's most promising newcomer. She is also the industry's highest-paid actress. She has established herself in the industry and is able to work with practically everyone on the list. From classes one to three, Shah attended St. Xavier's Higher Secondary School in Birgunj, Nepal. She pursued her education at New Delhi's Sai Baba School. She went to the Royal Academy of India in Kathmandu after finishing sixth grade.
Namrata Shrestha is a Nepalese actress and model who was born on June 14, 1985, in Dharan. Namrata Shrestha has worked as a model and actor in a number of commercial Nepali-language films since his debut in Alok Nembang's Sano Sansar in 2008. She has won multiple awards of Best Actress, Popular Actress of the year, Star of the Year etc., for her roles in the movies she has been a part of. Namrata's most recent film was the action film Xira in 2019, in which she performed all of her own stunts and shaved her hair. The Kathmandu Post summarized the film's reception as "Xira the Xira the film won't let you admire Xira the character."
Swastima Khadka (born July 4, 1995) is a Nepalese actress who works primarily in Nepali films. Love Love Love (2017), Chhakka Panja 2 (2017), Nai Nabhannu La 5 (2018), and Bulbul are some of her recent films (2019). Swastima made her acting debut in the 2015 teen romance Hostel Returns, for which she received a nomination for Best Supporting Actress at the National Film Awards. Following this initial triumph, a slew of commercially successful films followed. She competed in Miss Teen Nepal at the age of 17 before moving into Nepali cinema. Since 2016, she has been married to Nischal Basnet.
Priyanka Karki, born on February 27, 1987, is a versatile actress, model, director where she has been showcasing her talents with a huge fan base. When Priyanka Karki was 22, she married Rochak Mainali; the pair split two years later. In 2012, she co-starred alongside Mainali on the show Jeevan Sathi. In July 2018, she got engaged to Ayusman Deshraj Joshi. On February 27, 2020, the couple married. Priyanka has also appeared in multiple TV shows as its Anchor as well as several music videos and movies starring in the lead or supporting roles.
Miss Nepal World 2018 Shrinkhala Khatiwada is a Nepalese model born on November 3, 1996. She competed in Miss World 2018 as Nepal's representative. She was also the second Nepali to receive the Beauty with a Purpose Award, following Ishani Shrestha and placed in the Top 12 of Miss World 2018. She placed in the top 30 after winning the multimedia award in the preliminary round of the competition. Khatiwada graduated from Hetauda Academy with an SLC (Secondary Leaving Certificate) and Goldengate International College with a junior college diploma. She was a 'Batch Topper' at the Institute of Engineering, Pulchowk Campus, where she studied Architecture.
Last updated on 2023-02-07