Over the recent years, social media have been proving to be a game changer.
Celebrities did not only gain another media platform to express themselves, but also a way to reach their legion of fans in an instant.
As the power of Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and YouTube, among others, continue to influence our lives, PEP.ph (Philippine Entertainment Portal) lists down the 25 female celebrities who currently have the most number of followers on Instagram.
The numbers and order were gathered on Friday, March 3.
Julia Montes: 2,133,220 followers
If you have a top-rating rating series, a popular squad of friends, and a connection to the prime time king, who wouldn't be interested about your life?
Julia, however, prefers capturing her life off cam.
Sofia Andres: 2,169,741 followers
Have you seen the feed of this teen actress? It's clean, chic, and charming.
Sofia sees to it that her face is flawless, her photos are well-lit, and her OOTDs on point.
In an interview with PEP.ph (Philippine Entertainment Portal), Sofia said she enjoys being a "millennial," because it allows her to send some positive vibes to her followers.
Georgina Wilson: 2,391,531 followers
Within a year, the model made a smooth transition from singlehood to marriage to motherhood.
Despite all the rapid changes, Georgina slayed each phase of her life with poise and style.
Sarah Lahbati: 2,639,534 followers
As a young mom to her son Zion, Sarah has proven that motherhood is not a hindrance to achieving what any mom wants in life.
For Sarah, motherhood is a treat that keeps on giving.
Maine Mendoza: 2,665,478 followers
Thanks to social media, Maine became one of the breakout stars of 2015.
Everyone knows the phenomenal rise of AlDub, and how this pairing with Alden Richards has completely changed Maine’s life.
But to this day, she still has to get used to her sudden fame.
Yassi Pressman: 2,669,028 followers
A pretty girl who isn’t afraid to pull off a funny face on social media, Yassi goofing off is a delightful stress buster.
Coco Martin's love interest in FPJ's Ang Probinsyano is also a fitness inspiration.
Angelica Panganiban: 2,676,475 followers
Several times, her unwitting remarks—on breakup, new hairdo, an exchange with a fan or fellow celebrity or what have you—have become controversial or viral on social media.
Fans like her candor, a rare trait in showbiz.
Angel Locsin: 2,745,491 followers
While waiting for her next project, Angel documents her current pastime—mountain climbing—on social media.
And her fans are paying attention, the same way they show interest in their idol's shows, movies, ventures, and love life.
Bea Alonzo: 2,769,938 followers
Now 15 years in the business, Bea has maintained her stature as a reliable leading lady and, needless to say, bankable. She is also one of the most well-liked personalities on social media, where she indulges her fans with postings about her OOTDs and #btravels.
Maja Salvador: 2,946,688 followers
While her Instagram feed is mostly for promos and endorsements, Maja also reminds her followers to make time for family and friends, and to reward themselves now and them.
Fans also are always looking forward to her dance videos.
Janella Salvador: 2,974,982 followers
Janella’s Instagram feed is a reminder to all teenage girls to have fun and enjoy life to the fullest.
Kris Aquino: 2,968,796 followers
Even if she has not been visible on TV for almost a year, people still want to know what Kris is up to.
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Coleen Garcia: 3,004,038 followers
Her feed is mostly about the glamorous side of showbiz, plus some mushy stuff with her fiancé Billy Crawford.
Solenn Heussaff: 3,114,893 followers
A socialite, a designer, a singer, a painter, an actress, and a wife to Nico Bolzico—all these make Solenn's life aspirational to young women wanting social prestige and recognition.
She also has so much energy. After a taping or a shoot, she gets to hit the gym, resume her painting, cook, and enjoy a quiet dinner with her husband.
Yeng Constantino: 3,217,887 followers
Her colorful locks are instant hits, and so are her social media feeds where Yeng constantly reminds that hard work can get us to anywhere we wanna be.
Julia Barretto: 3,308,383 followers
Family, work, and self-love round up Julia's Instagram feed.
Alex Gonzaga: 3,365,737 followers
Her feed sums up Alex's personality: funny, fashionable, and family-oriented. Romantic, too, now that she has found love with her boyfriend Mikee Morada.
Kim Chiu: 3,369,771 followers
To take a cue from Kim's recent Instagram posts, it's never too late to start something new.
Thanks to her upcoming teleserye Ikaw Lang ang Iibigin, Kim is now into cycling and running.
She recently tried cooking, too.
Toni Gonzaga: 3,430,281 followers
Apart from her work achievements, the best thing in life for Toni is always family.
At present, her posts are usually about her baby Seve with hubby Paul Soriano and life as a new mom.
Marian Rivera: 3,487,459 followers
Everything that she does is "karir."
When Marian joined Instagram in 2013, this 32-year-old celebrity mom made sure it would reflect who she is not just as a person but as a "brand."
Did you know she had a wall for her pictures?
She also created a separate account and individual hashtags for her OOTDs, cooking, and floral arrangements. The latter is going to be a business venture soon.
Her followers are currently hooked on her twinning days with baby Zia.
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Nadine Lustre: 3,519,408 followers
Nadine’s Instagram feed is very creative. It does not just capture moods and moments, it is visually appealing as well.
Pia Wurtzbach: 4,000,029 followers
Thanks to her personal Instagram account, Pia is able to show that a Miss Universe doesn't always need to be a picture of grace and elegance.
She is the most followed Miss Universe winner to date.
Kathryn Bernardo: 4,807,921 followers
The Kapamilya actress uses her Instagram account as a platform for fans to get to know the real Kathryn.
Liza Soberano: 5,036,376 followers
With international band members inviting her to watch their Manila gig, with her photos going viral, who would not want to follow Liza on social media?
Anne Curtis: 6,675,441 followers
It pays to start early.
She was there at the time when no one was giving social media much thought. Anne has been taking it seriously from the beginning, growing her fan base early on.
She has created a virtual diary as well as platforms for her projects and advocacies close to her heart.