Over the years, Instagram has become the social media platform favored by our local celebrities to connect to their fans.
PEP.ph (Philipppine Entertainment Portal) lists the 25 Pinays who are currently the most followed celebrities on Instagram.
The numbers and order were gathered on April 18, 2019.
Anne was among the first celebrities to sign up for the photo-sharing app.
She is now the reigning queen of Instagram with over 11 million followers.
The It's Showtime host hit the 10-million mark back in October 2018.
Liza holds the second spot as the most followed Pinay celebrity on Instagram.
Liza, who often uses her account to promote her endorsements and projects, is beginning to show more of her personal adventures on the platform.
The young actress is presently in California, U.S.A., where she attended the recently held musical festival, Coachella.
Liza has been on the list of 100 Most Beautiful Faces in the World four times.
Pia holds the third spot on this list, a queen in her own right.
Pia took the Internet by storm when she won Miss Universe in 2015.
The beauty queen is now hosting events and television shows, and has returned to acting.
Kathryn reached the eight million mark on Instagram this week.
Her rise in Internet popularity coincides with her zooming showbiz career.
Following the success of her teleserye with boyfriend Joshua Garcia, Julia fulfilled her dream of visiting Mexico.
Her travel photos in Tulum, Mexico captivated her followers, leaving them wanting a beach escapade of their own.
She has an upcoming film with Gerald Anderson.
Now a mother of two, Marian gives followers a peek of her family life on the platform.
She and husband Dingdong Dantes have launched their YouTube channel, a way their fans can get an update on their daughter Zia and son Ziggy.
Alex is best known on Instagram for her witty captions.
The Pinoy Big Brother host later expanded her social media presence through her own YouTube channel.
Nadine gets both naughty and nice on Instagram, showing her edgy fashion style on her feeds.
Kim crossed six million followers early this week.
She dedicated three Instagram post to this milestone, and wrote a lengthy thank-you note to her followers.
The actress-host said, "thank you for being with me in this journey! this is me! the real me!
"in my page as you scroll you can see everything that I do, yes almost everything!
"here I can express anything I want through my photos and captions, here I can thank all of you not personally but cyberlly!!
"thank you for reading all my long captions, waley jokes pero cguro minsan havey naman!
"thank you for all the likes nakikilig padin ako and the views whenever I post a video here in my page
"I let people enter my life through this technology minsan may constructive criticism and im happy to learn from it, minsan may tao lang na wala magawa bash lang pero ok lang i’ve learned to step up my game and take the higher route,
"minsan may papuri, kind words,im happy that in a way nakakainspire ako ng iba through my post, minsan may mag hi its like we are talking to each other!!
"IG is so amazing!!!! thank you ig friend!!! YES, YOU!!! thank you sooo soooo very very much!!! cheers to more photos, videos and captions!!!"
Instagram is Yassi's go-to plaform to interact with her followers.
The Ang Probinsyano star shares her travels, dance covers, OOTDs, and glam looks on her feed.
But she mostly loves to talk about her family, especially her dad Ronnie and sister Issa.
Some netizens looking for a strong and fierce life peg are turning to Maja's Instagram feed.
They see in her Ivy Aguas and Lily Cruz, the strong characters Maja essayed in the hit Kapamilya series, Wildflower, in 2018.
After being crowned as Miss Universe 2018, Catriona immediately became the second most followed beauty queen on Instagram.
Within 24 hours after her coronation, her followers increased to 2.6 million from 654,574 at the beginning of the pageant.
In between photos of her gigs and performances, Yeng shows glimpses of her married life.
She and husband Yan Asuncion love to travel.
When talking about fitness goals, Coleen is one of the names that comes to mind.
Mrs. Billy Crawford chooses to work on having a muscular body than a slender figure.
Solenn is another celebrity #FitnessGoal on Instagram.
The GMA-7 star loves to share her workout videos on her feed.
Aside from that, the multi-hyphenate actress always has an interesting anecdote to share about her husband, Nico Bolzico.
With her television comeback in The General's Daughter, Angel welcomes more than five million followers on her account.
She sees this milestone as an opportunity to start a fund-raising effort.
On an post dated March 21, Angel wrote, "Thank you to all the 5 Million of you for the continuous love & support! Luv u guys!
"Because we've reached this milestone, I am thinking maybe we can organize a fund raising activity to share the love to those who are in need.
"What do you guys think? :) A peso from each of us would go a long way :)"
A bankable star and a reliable leading lady, Bea has been opening up about her personal life more on social media.
Apart from using Instagram as a tool to promote her films, the actress now uses it as a way to voice out her interests, advocacies, and musings.
Toni does not often update her feed.
But when she does, expect it to be a series of photos with her son, Seve.
The young actress knows how to get Instagram's attention with her bikini-clad outfit-of-the-day photos.
Sue also collates her fashion OOTDs, Korean-inspired makeup selfies, and edgy haircuts.
Angelica is an open book on Instagram—she speaks her mind about her heartbreaks and shares self-realization moments.
Some of her feeds have become controversial and led to headlines.
The young Kadenang Ginto actress is her own make-up artist, and fans follow her page for some inspiration on how to do their face.
She is 16 years old.
Loisa is also another teen star that young fans look up to for make-up inspiration.
The actress often does her own makeup.
Sarah's travels, OTTDs, and moments with her sons Zion and Kai make her Instagram feed double-tap worthy.
Her beautiful photos, by the way, are taken by her partner Richard Gutierrez.
Sofia's Instagram page is full of fresh and dainty beauty look inspirations.
Jessy made blonde extra cool early this month when she rocked a platinum ice blonde hairdo.
Before becoming an international K-Pop star, Dara was first known as Sandara Park of Star Circle Quest.
Today, the former 2NE1 member is making a name for herself in fashion.
The top spots for 2018's most followed female celebrities on Instagram were bagged by the same ladies with Anne generating 10.5 million followers; Liza, 8.9 millions followers; Pia, 7.6 million followers; Kathryn, 7.6 million followers; Julia, 6.3 million followers; Marian, 6 million followers; Alex 5.9 million followers; Nadine, 5.7 million followers.