American celebs like Kim Kardashian and Taylor Swift taking selfies may come to mind when talking about Instagram, but there are a number of British celebs moving in on their turf. David Beckham just joined Instagram, kicking off his 40th birthday (May 2) with his new account, and within one week he broke a record for the fastest growing Instagram account with 5.6 million followers. Facebook and Twitter are great ways to keep up with your favorite celebs, but Instagram appears to get a little more goofy, a little more personal, with all of the snaps shared:
Followers: 5.8 million
Draw: He celebrate milestones like birthdays and Mother’s Day with us.
Filming with @simon_doonan for @barneysnyofficial x vb A photo posted by Victoria Beckham (@victoriabeckham) on
Followers: 5 million
Draw: She lives the model life. And she has a sense of humor about it.
Followers: 2.8 million
Draw: Instagramming runs in the family.
4. Jamie Dornan
This guy! A photo posted by Jamie Dornan (@jamiedornan) on
Draw: He plays well with others.
Followers: 12.2 million
Draw: Her goofballness is infectious.
She is old and separated from the herd so I feed her and brush her and let the villagers see how lovely she is. A photo posted by Ricky Gervais (@rickygervais) on
Draw: He’s a cat lover and proud of it.
7. Emma Watson
Followers: 2.8 million
Draw: She’s a woman on a mission.
A photo posted by @emilia_clarke on
Draw: She’s super new to Instagram, but we enjoy her hamming it up.
Followers: 1.8 million
Draw: She’s a colorful girl. Literally!
10. Ellie Goulding
Followers: 5.2 million
Draw: We get to travel the world with her.
11. Niall Horan
A photo posted by Niall horan (@niallhoran) on
Followers: 9.6 million
Draw: His non-boy band interests shine through.
12. Maisie Williams
Draw: We get to see Maisie’s girly side when out of character.
13. Lena Headey
Draw: Lena leans toward goofy. She’s great for a giggle.
14. Russell Tovey
A photo posted by Russelltovey (@russelltovey) on
Draw: Russell is about posting snaps of his French Bulldog Rocky.
15. Michelle Dockery
A photo posted by Michelle Dockery (@theladydockers) on
Draw: We get to go to brunch with her.
16. Iwan Rheon
Draw: Being reminded he’s not like his Game of Thrones character Ramsay.
17. Jamie Oliver
Guys today’s #Recipeoftheday is a retro classic to celebrate the 70th anniversary of VE Day today. This showstopper of a recipe by my exec pastry chef @edloftus and is a sneak peek from the upcoming big British edition of Jamie magazine recipe up on jamieoliver.com everyone. And guys check out the #KissForVEDay celebrations from the @royalbritishlegion Jamie x #VEDay70
Followers: 2.7 million
Draw: Sure, Jamie’s cute, but it’s the food snaps that make us go back.
18. Lisa Vanderpump
Oh goodness the eighties A photo posted by Lisa Vanderpump (@lisavanderpump) on
Draw: The British matriarch of The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills gets nostalgic on her account.
19. Tom Daley
Draw: He brings the guns to the gun show.
20. Great Britain
Draw: GB is a celeb in its own right, and we get to visit every day.
The above Instagram “stats” are as of Monday, May 11, and are subject to change.
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