The UAE's top influencers list has been revealed

The UAE's top influencers list has been revealed

25 Sep 2019

And there are quite a few surprises

A new list by HypeAuditor has revealed the top 100 Instagrammers in the UAE. It includes a wide variety of celebrities and influencers from various fields such as lifestyle, business, politics, music and sports.

The list takes into consideration on how many followers each influencer has from the UAE.

The top two spots on the list was taken by the Royal family with Sheikh Hamdan Bin Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum or popularly known as ‘Fazza’ taking the top spot with 2.8 million followers, closely followed by his father His Highness Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum with 2.2 million followers.

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With the country boasting a large number of Indian expats, the list also includes famous celebrities from the subcontinent such as Akshay Kumar, Ranvir Singh, Sachin Tendulkar and even the country’s very own Prime Minister, Narendra Modi.

The list also had some surprise inclusion in the top spots, with popular Emirati content creator Bin Baz taking fourth place with 1.4 million followers from just the UAE. While makeup gurus may be disappointed with Huda Kattan's measley number 43, the beauty sensation and entrepreneur still boasts 1.7 million followers from the UAE.

Here's the the official top 10 in full...

1. Fazza- 2.8 Million 

2. His Highness Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum- 2.2 Million 

3. Nancy Ajram- 1.6 Million 

4. Bin Baz- 1.4 Million

5. Joelle Mardinian - 1.4 Million

6.Anne Curtis- 1.3 Million

7.Model Roz- 921.9 Thousand

8. Sh5oo6- 627.7 thousand

9. Alia Bhatt- 472.4 thousand

10. Ahmed AlKhafaji- 46.6 Thousand