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Kylie Jenner Becomes First Woman to Hit 300m Followers on Instagram

Kylie Jenner has become the first woman to reach 300 million followers on Instagram. So far the cosmetic brand founder has garnered 301,301,790 million followers.

Other top followed women Selena Gomez and Ariana Grande both have 289 million followers each.

With this milestone, Jenner who is pregnant with her second child, is now the second most followed person on the picture and video sharing app, behind soccer player Cristiano Ronaldo, who has 389 million followers.

Football player Lionel Messi is the only other person to pass 300 million followers. Jenner has more followers than he does currently.

Founded in 2010, by Kevin Systrom and Mike Krieger, Instagram – bought by Facebook in 2012, for $1bn (£0.7bn) – now has 1.3 billion users. Every day, 500 million people use the app.