All hail the model crowned queen of social media in 2017

19 December 2017 - 12:50 By AFP Relaxnews
Kendall Jenner.
Kendall Jenner.
Image: AFP PHOTO/VALERY HACHE

As a gauge of popularity and influence in the fashion world, designers and labels increasingly use social networks to help choose their brand ambassadors and select models to present their collections in Fashion Week shows.

For 2017, Kendall Jenner is the undisputed queen of social media with more than 120 million followers.

Here are the top 10 currently active models with the most followers on social media:

84.8 million on Instagram; 25.3 million on Twitter; 16.03 million on Facebook.
1. Kendall Jenner: 126.13 million followers - 84.8 million on Instagram; 25.3 million on Twitter; 16.03 million on Facebook.
Image: AFP/Angela Weiss
40.7 million on Instagram, 10 million on Twitter; 6.2 million on Facebook.
2. Cara Delevingne: 56.9 million followers - 40.7 million on Instagram, 10 million on Twitter; 6.2 million on Facebook.
Image: AFP/Angela Weiss
36.7 million on Instagram; 7.57 million on Twitter; 4.2 million on Facebook.
3. Gigi Hadid: 48.47 million followers - 36.7 million on Instagram; 7.57 million on Twitter; 4.2 million on Facebook.
Image: AFP/Daniel Leal-Olivas
5.54 million on Twitter; 8.2 million on Facebook.
4. Miranda Kerr: 25.34 million followers - 5.54 million on Twitter; 8.2 million on Facebook.
Image: AFP/Lilly Lawrence
13.5 million on Instagram; 4.84 million on Twitter; 6.2 million on Facebook.
5. Gisele Bündchen: 24.54 million followers - 13.5 million on Instagram; 4.84 million on Twitter; 6.2 million on Facebook.
Image: AFP/Angela Weiss
15 million on Instagram; 8.6 million on Twitter.
6. Chrissy Teigen: 23.6 million followers - 15 million on Instagram; 8.6 million on Twitter.
Image: AFP/Valerie Macon
15.6 million on Instagram; 1.12 million on Twitter; 5.99 million on Facebook.
7. Emily Ratajkowski: 22.71 million followers - 15.6 million on Instagram; 1.12 million on Twitter; 5.99 million on Facebook.
Image: AFP/Alberto Pizzoli
11.4 million on Instagram; 2.88 million on Twitter; 6.4 million on Facebook.
8. Adriana Lima: 20.68 million followers - 11.4 million on Instagram; 2.88 million on Twitter; 6.4 million on Facebook.
Image: AFP/Loic Venance
9.3 million on Instagram; 717,000 on Twitter; 7.4 million on Facebook.
9. Irina Shayk: 17.42 million followers - 9.3 million on Instagram; 717,000 on Twitter; 7.4 million on Facebook.
Image: AFP/Alberto Pizzoli
15.7 million on Instagram; 920,000 on Twitter.
10. Bella Hadid: 16.62 million followers - 15.7 million on Instagram; 920,000 on Twitter.
Image: AFP/Valerie Macon

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