Here Are The 10 Most Liked Instagram Photos Ever

14 January 2019, 12:15 | Updated: 14 January 2019, 12:20

Nicky Idika

By Nicky Idika

Instagram's most liked photos include snaps from the likes of Beyonce, Kylie Jenner, and Cristiano Ronaldo. These stars are able to rake up millions of likes thanks to iconic baby pics, pregnancy announcements, and heartfelt dedications. So, which celebrity photo holds the record for most likes on Instagram?

Instagram's ten most liked photos are a who's who of mega famous stars, their offspring, and their lux lives. Whether it's a pregnancy announcement that rakes up millions of likes, or a celeb sharing their most intimate moments with the world, fans seem to love it when famous people get personal on Instagram.

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Celebrities....they're just like us. Especially when their most liked Instagram photos are photos taken of their babies, engagement announcements, or big career moves. The likes of Kylie Jenner, Cristiano Ronaldo and Justin Bieber can get millions of Instagram likes in their sleep. Here's who currently holds the top 10 most liked Instagram photos of all time - as of January 2019.

Kylie Jenner and Justin Bieber are amongst the top 10 'most liked' Instagram photos of all time
Kylie Jenner and Justin Bieber are amongst the top 10 'most liked' Instagram photos of all time. Picture: @kyliejenner, @justinbieber via Instagram

1) An egg - 26.3 million likes

Kylie Jenner's reign as the number one most liked picture came to an end on January 14th after an egg absolutely obliterated her previous record. A picture of an egg, uploaded on Jan 4 2019, from an account called world_record_egg has now surpassed 26 million links on Instagram, becoming the most liked picture BY MILES. The account also has 2.7m followers (at time of writing).

2) Kylie Jenner's first picture of her daughter Stormi Webster - 18.3 million likes

How many people can say that the first photo of them ever put online got nearly 20 million likes? Stormi Webster was born on February 1, and her introduction to the world just 5 days later quickly climbed to the top of the 'most liked Instagram photos of all time' list. It's reign lasted almost one whole year before being knocked off the top spot by a random picture of an egg. Justice for Stormi.

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stormi webster 👼🏽

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3) Justin Bieber and Hailey Baldwin's engagement announcement photo - 13.4 million likes

Back in July 2018, Justin Bieber confirmed his engagement to Hailey Baldwin with an adorable Instagram post. In the post, Justin wrote, "was gonna wait a while to say anything but word travels fast, listen plain and simple Hailey I am soooo in love with everything about you! So committed to spending my life getting to know every single part of you loving you patiently and kindly." Now, there is a caption worthy of the third most liked photo on Instagram!

4) XXXTentacion's final image posted before his death - 13.3 million likes

The image, captioned "LOVE IS WAR", was posted almost a month before he was killed. It is also the only picture on his account.

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LOVE IS WAR

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5) Kylie Jenner's second photo of Stormi Webster - 13 million likes

You just can't keep a good Stormi down. Not only is the first internet photo of her the second most liked Instagram photo of all time, her second photo on the platform raked up some serious numbers, as well. Like many of her early photos, Stormi's face is obscured, but the hype surrounding Kylie's highly secretive pregnancy propelled this photo to number 5 on the 'most liked list'.

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my angel baby is 1 month old today

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6) Ariana Grande's photo tribute to Mac Miller after his death - 12.8 million likes

Mac Miller tragically passed away in early September 2018. The 26-year-old rapper was beloved by his peers and those close to him. Ariana Grande posted a touching black and white caption-less tribute to Mac Miller a few days later which has been liked 12.8 million times.

7) Cristiano Ronaldo with his family - 12.7 million likes

Despite being the most followed person on Instagram, Cristiano Ronaldo's pictures clearly don't have the range to beat out Stormi or... an egg. This photo of Cristiano with his girlfriend and children however, posted on December 24th 2018, has already racked up an impressive 12.7 million likes.

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Feliz Natal! Merry Christmas!🎅🎄❤️

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8) Cristiano Ronaldo announcing his move to Juventus - 12.3 million likes

Cristiano Ronaldo's popularity on Instagram is mind-blowing. His photos regularly get MILLIONS of likes and his big transfer announcement in mid-July 2018 was no exception. Cristiano captioned the photo heralding his move to Italian club, Juventus with one word: "Buongiorno".

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Buongiorno👌

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9) Kylie Jenner holding Stormi Webster - 12.3 million likes

Listen, if I'm Stormi Webster, I would pretty much EXPECT to go viral each time I hit the gram. At this stage in the game, Stormi has probably already amassed more Instagram likes than her cousins (not that it's a competition, of course), and she hasn't even turned one yet. Uh, her power!

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my heart

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10) Kylie Jenner and Stormi Webster dressed as butterflies - 12 million likes

Stormi's first Halloween proved to be a hit with Instagram. As we all know, Kylie turns out some pretty iconic Halloween costumes but this year, she decided to go matching with her daughter and they both dressed up as pink butterflies. Butterflies are of course Stormi's - and Kylie and Travis' - "thing."

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my baby butterfly..

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So there's the top 10, but what about the top 20? Here are the rest of the most liked photos on Instagram... and most of them are from Cristiano Ronaldo.

11) Cristiano Ronaldo and his girlfriend, Georgina Rodriguez on holiday in Dubai - 11.7 million likes

12) Cristiano Ronaldo's announcement of the birth of his fourth child, Alana Martina - 11.5 million likes

13) Kylie Jenner and Stormi surrounded by pink balloons - 11.5 million likes

14) Cristiano Ronaldo and his girlfriend - 11.4 million likes

15) Cristiano Ronaldo alongside his girlfriend and son - 11.3 million likes

16) Beyoncé's pregnancy announcement - 11.3 million likes

17) Cristiano Ronaldo and his family - 11.1 million likes

18) Kylie Jenner's thanksgiving portrait of herself, Travis Scott and Stormi Webster - 10.9 million likes

19) Selena Gomez's kidney transplant - 10.7 million likes

20) Kylie Jenner and Kendall Jenner - 10.6 million likes