How Much Cristiano Ronaldo Earns Per Instagram Post?
The world-class footballer Cristiano Ronaldo is one of the greatest footballers of all time. The Portuguese star has proved his worth playing for several clubs in Europe. He attracted the attention of Manchester United's then-manager, Sir Alex Ferguson, who lured Ronaldo to sign for the club and the rest is history. Ronaldo became the most expensive teenager ever at the time when he signed with Manchester United for 12.24 million Euros. Ronaldo helped Manchester United to win 3 Premier Leagues, 1 UEFA Champions League, 1 FA Cup, 1 FIFA Club World Cup, 1 FA Community Shield, and 2 Football League Cups.
The Manchester United star then transferred to the Spanish giants, Real Madrid in 2009 for a then-world record transfer fee of 94 million Euro. Ronaldo became prolific goalscorer at Real Madrid, having scored 450 goals in 438 appearances in all competitions. With Real Madrid, he managed to win 2 La Ligas, 4 UEFA Champions Leagues, 3 FIFA Club World Cup, 2 Copa del Reys, 2 Supercopa de Espana, and 2 UEFA Super Cups. Ronaldo won four of his five Ballon d'Ors at Real Madrid. He won his first Ballon d'Or at Manchester United. After playing for Real Madrid for 9 years, Ronaldo felt necessary to pursue a new adventure. He joined the Italian giants, Juventus for 100 million Euro, making him the highest transfer ever for a player over 30 years old.
What is Cristiano Ronaldo's Net Worth and How much does Ronaldo earn as Juventus star?
The 35-years old star has topped the highest-paid footballer's list 5 times. He became the highest-paid footballer in 2014 ($73 million), 2015 ($79 million), 2016 ($88 million), and 2017 ($93 million). He had topped the highest-paid athlete list twice in 2016 and 2017. Despite agreeing to a 30% salary pay cut due to the global COVID-19 pandemic in 2020, the Juventus star earned $60 million in salary plus $45 million in endorsements. His $105 million income in 2020 made him the second-highest-paid athlete, behind Swiss tennis star, Roger Federer.
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The Amount Of Money Cristiano Ronaldo Earns From A Single Instagram Post
Cristiano Ronaldo not only makes or breaks records on the pitch, but he is also a social media sensation. He is the most followed person on social media platforms such as Instagram and Facebook. The Juventus star has over 222 million followers on Instagram, whereas he has over 122 million followers on Facebook. Popular singer Ariana Grande is in second place with 189 million followers on Instagram. Cristiano Ronaldo surely makes millions from endorsements via Instagram. Cristiano Ronaldo earns over $1.2 million per paid post on Instagram, according to Forbes. He earned 41.7 million pounds from 43 sponsored posts in the past 12 months. He became the highest-earning Instagram user on Instagram in 2020. His Instagram income came from endorsing Nike and his fragrance CR& Play It Cool among others. Lionel Messi came second with 25.2 million pounds in the past 12 months with 631k pounds per Instagram post.
However, Ronaldo's income increased when the world shut down due to the COVID-19 global pandemic. He earned over 1.8 million pounds from his four sponsored posts during the lockdown period. Lionel Messi earned nearly 1.3 million pounds from his four sponsored posts during the lockdown period, whereas Neymar earned nearly 1.2 million pounds.
Supermodel Kendall Jenner came third on the highest-earning celebrities (highest-earning female), having earned 21.2 million pounds in the past year. She is followed by her sister, Kylie Jenner, who earned 16.2 million pounds in the past year. Kylie makes 1.2 million pounds per Instagram post, the most by any Instagram user. Her sister, Kendall averages 560k pounds per posts.