Over the weekend Cristiano Ronaldo turned 37 and also became the first human being to have 400 million followers on Instagram. The man just keeps smashing records off and on the field.
Ronaldo surpassed 400 million Instagram followers, becoming the first person to cross that threshold. He is still the most followed person on the planet, the person closest to him is reality star, Kylie Jenner, who has about 309 million followers.
Ronaldo thanked his fans for the wishes with a Twitter post, where he has over 92 million followers on Twitter.
“Life is a roller coaster. Hard work, high speed, urgent goals, demanding expectations… But in the end, it all comes down to family, love, honesty, friendship, values that make it all worth it. Thanks for all the messages!”
Ronaldo also holds the Facebook record as the most followed with 150,792,320 fans as at 6 February 2022.
Remarkably, as at June 2021, Ronaldo had 122 million followers, meaning he attracted about 30 million new fans in less than eight months.