Cardi B becomes second rapper to reach 100 million followers on Instagram

Cardi becomes 29th elite to reach 100 million followers on Instagram
Cardi becomes 29th elite to reach 100 million followers on Instagram

American rapper and songwriter, Belcalis Marlenis Almánzar aka Cardi B on Monday woke up to 100 million followers on Instagram thereby making her the 29th elite to attain this number.

Cardi B also becomes the second female rapper in history to reach the milestone after Rihanna.

"Wow 100 million followers? Let me ask each follower to donate a dollar !! Ya won't see me again," she joked about the milestone on Twitter.

Also, the expectant mother has become the ninth most followed musician globally.

The overjoyed mother couldn't hold back her emotions after the 100 million followers on IG.

The rapper disclosed that she also celebrated the third birthday of her first child, Kulture whom she had with her husband, offset.

Cardi B who threw a party to celebrate her baby's special day, however, met with heavy backlash on social media after her husband, Offset gifted Kulture with a $150K necklace.

In a bid to defend the gift, the 'Wap' crooner in a now-deleted post on Twitter said;

"When your kid wants ice cream for dinner do you give them ice cream for dinner? My baby is overly spoiled with toys & super educated. If mommy & daddy fly then so are my kids," she said.

Meanwhile, sitting at number one on the list of the video cum photo-sharing platform is Instagram itself with over 400 million followers.

Cristiano Ronaldo stands out as the most followed celebrity with 312M fans.

In the top 10 with Ronaldo are Dwayne Johnson the Rock (253M), Ariana Grande(251M), Kylie Jenner(246M), and Selena Gomez(241M).

Others are Kim Kardashian 233M, Lionel Messi 230M, Beyonce 191M and Justin Bieber 181M, and Kendal Jenner 173M.

Other musicians in the Instagram elite with more than a 100million followers are Taylor Swift, Jennifer Lopez, Nicki Minaj, and Miley Cyrus.

The rest are Katy Perry, Zendaya, and Demi Lovato.

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