Billie Eilish was a popular celebrity on Instagram in 2021.
The 20-year-old singer has two of the top 10 Most Liked Instagram photos of 2021, taking the fourth spot with her blonde hair reveal, and landing in sixth place on the list for her provocative Vogue photoshoot. Meanwhile soccer sensation Lionel Messi made the list three times.
Cristiano Ronaldo claimed the number one spot for another year in a row. Not far behind him was singer Ariana Grande with her stunning wedding photos and beauty mogul Kylie Jenner with her second pregnancy announcement.
She’s popular! Singer Billie Eilish, 20, has two of the top 10 Most Liked Instagram photos of 2021, taking the fourth and sixth spots on the list
Eilish took the fourth spot on the list with her surprise blonde hair reveal, posted on March 17. The singer simply captioned the post, ‘pinch me’.
The photo of her new platinum look received 23 million likes.
She also made the list with her provocative Vogue photoshoot, where she sports a sexy Burberry corset underneath an elegant tan trench coat.
The photo, posted on May 2, quickly accumulated 22.1 million likes.
The number one most liked Instagram post of 2021 was made – once again – by soccer sensation Cristiano Ronaldo, 36, on October 28.
The popular athlete gained the top spot with a post announcing his girlfriend Georgina Rodriguez’s pregnancy with twins.
‘Delighted to announce we are expecting twins,’ the handsome soccer star wrote. ‘Our hearts are full of love – we can’t wait to meet you.’
Still number one: Popular soccer player Cristiano Ronaldo, 36, gained the top spot – for he second time in a row – with a post announcing his girlfriend Georgina Rodriguez’s pregnancy
Cute family: The sweet two-photo series also includes a shot of Ronaldo and his four kids in a hot tub
The sweet two-photo series includes a shot of Ronaldo and Rodriguez cuddled up in bed while showing off their sonogram photo, as well as a second picture of Ronaldo and his four kids in a hot tub.
The post received a staggering 32.3 million likes.
Singer Ariana Grande, 28, came in second place with stunning photos from her wedding to Dalton Gomez, which she shared on May 26. The star simply captioned her post with her wedding date, writing, ‘5.15.21’ and a white heart emoji.
The photos received 26.7 million likes.
The six pictures show the happy bride kissing her groom as well as Grande’s stunning white gown.
Kylie Jenner – who made the list four times in the previous year – came in third with 24.6 million likes for her second pregnancy announcement with rapper Travis Scott, posted on September 8.
The photo simply features a positive pregnancy test.
It’s positive! Kylie Jenner – who made the list four times in the previous year – came in third with 24.6 million likes for her second pregnancy announcement, posted on September 8
Athletes seemed to be quite popular this year, with other soccer phenomenon Lionel Messi landing on the list three times, and taking the fifth, seventh, and eight spot.
The first post was of Messi after signing with Paris Saint-Germain F.C. posted on August 11. The portrait brought in 22.1 million likes.
The other was a photo of the star athlete with the Copa América trophy, posted on July 11, with 22 million likes.
While the eight spot was his post announcing his departure from Barcelona during a press conference. The photo was posted on August 8 and received 21.2 million likes.
He’s a big deal: Athletes seemed to be quite popular this year, with soccer phenomenon Lionel Messi, 34, landing on the list three times, and taking the fifth, seventh, and eight spot
The ninth, and perhaps most surprising winner, was Mermaid Montana, known as the Iron Shore Mermaid.
The post is actually a video of the mermaid waving to a little girl through the aquarium glass. The adorable video went up on Instagram on August 18, and got 20.2 million likes.
Meanwhile actor Tom Holland, 25, came in last place with his birthday tribute to girlfriend Zendaya, 25, on September 1.
A real life mermaid: The ninth, and perhaps most surprising winner, was Mermaid Montana, known as the Iron Shore Mermaid
The Spider-Man star posted a photo in his iconic costume with the Euphoria actress behind him, taking the snap in real life.
The post garnered 19.6 million likes.
‘My MJ, have the happiest of birthdays. Gimme a call when your up xxx,’ the actor captioned the adorable snap.
Last but not least: Actor Tom Holland, 25, came in last place with his sweet birthday post to girlfriend Zendaya, 25, on September 1 which received 19.6 million likes