According to a survey by social media company Hopper HQ on Buzz Bingo, the 34-year-old pockets an estimated $47.8 million from paid Instagram posts. On the other hand, according to Goal.com, his salary at Juventus is currently $34 million.
Ronaldo’s Instagram earnings eclipse the world’s largest celebrities, including Kylie Jenner, Selena Gomez, and Emily Ratajkowski, with an estimated average of $975,000 per advertising message. He also defeats soccer competitor Lionel Messi, who with $23.3 million is said to have gained less than half of the total Ronaldo.
Clear Haircare, Nike Football, and Six Pad Europe are among the brands that Ronaldo has represented on Instagram.
“Ronaldo is the most popular person on Instagram (with 186 million followers), and companies are paying nearly $1 million for content to access his insane scope. Because of his status as a celebrity and football star, his Instagram earnings break away from traditional influencer relationships, as many of his marketing posts will be part of larger sponsorship deals, including Adidas.