Here Are The 10 Most Liked Instagram Photos Ever
26 February 2020, 11:51 | Updated: 26 February 2020, 11:56
Instagram's most liked photos include snaps from the likes of Kylie Jenner, Jennifer Aniston 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.
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 February 2020.
1) An egg - 54.2 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 54 million links on Instagram, becoming the most liked picture BY MILES. The account also has 7.2m followers (at time of writing).
2) XXXTentacion's final image posted before his death - 18.7 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.
3) Kylie Jenner's first picture of her daughter Stormi Webster - 18.6 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.
4) Jennifer Aniston's Friends reunion group picture - 15.9 million likes
Jennifer Aniston joined Instagram in October 2019 and proceeded to completely break the platform in the process. She broke a record when she set the time for the fastest IG account to reach 1 million followers at a smooth five hours and 16 minutes. Another photo of her, Courteney Cox and Lisa Kudrow gained almost 10 million likes in 10 days.
5) Tentree's pledge to plant trees for every like on the post - 15.7 million likes
A simple text post that promises to plant 500k trees in Indonesia as a result of Instagram users liking the post has risen to the fourth spot on the list.
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6) LeBron James' tribute to Kobe Bryant - 15.5 million likes
Following Kobe Bryant's tragic death in January, the basketball legend took to Instagram to honour his friend with a carousel of images of the two of them together over the years. In the caption, LeBron paid tribute to Kobe, his daughter Gigi and sent love to Kobe's family.
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I’m Not Ready but here I go. Man I sitting here trying to write something for this post but every time I try I begin crying again just thinking about you, niece Gigi and the friendship/bond/brotherhood we had! I literally just heard your voice Sunday morning before I left Philly to head back to LA. Didn’t think for one bit in a million years that would be the last conversation we’d have. WTF!! I’m heartbroken and devastated my brother!! 😢😢😢😢💔. Man I love you big bro. My heart goes to Vanessa and the kids. I promise you I’ll continue your legacy man! You mean so much to us all here especially #LakerNation💜💛 and it’s my responsibility to put this shit on my back and keep it going!! Please give me the strength from the heavens above and watch over me! I got US here! There’s so much more I want to say but just can’t right now because I can’t get through it! Until we meet again my brother!! #Mamba4Life❤️🙏🏾 #Gigi4Life❤️🙏🏾
7) The Rock's photo of his wedding to Lauren Hashian - 14.7 million likes
The Rock shared two stunning photos of him and his wife after their Hawaiian wedding, which quickly garnered a lot of congratulatory messages from fans. The post also has 180k comments.
8) Selena Gomez's picture of her and her friends - 14.5 million likes
The fifth most followed account on the platform, this is now Selena's most liked picture.
9) Selena Gomez's photo of herself in Florence, Italy - 14.5 million likes
Selena shared a stunning photo of herself in Florence, alongside the caption "Me, Italy -trying desperately to look like a Fellini film"
10) Kylie Jenner's picture of her and Travis Scott posing for Playboy - 14 million likes
Before they broke up, Kylie and Travis shot a spicy little cover story for Playboy. This picture of Kylie standing completely naked in Travis' arms is the most liked from that series of photos.
So there's the top 10, but what about the top 20? Here are the rest of the most liked photos on Instagram.
11) Cristiano Ronaldo's photo of his birthday - 13.8 million likes
12) Kylie Jenner's superhero family photo - 13.7 million likes
13) Kylie Jenner's video of Stormi snowboarding for the first time - 13.6 million likes
14) Justin Bieber and Hailey Baldwin's engagement photos - 13.4 million likes
15) Kylie Jenner's birthday post for Travis Scott - 13.3 million likes
16) Tom Holland's reunion with Robert Downey Jr. whilst on a hike - 13.3 million likes
17) Kobe Bryant's final Instagram post before his death - 13.2 million likes
18) Billie Eilish's photo with her five Grammy awards - 13.1 million likes
19) Kylie Jenner's second photo ever of Stormi Webster - 13.0 million likes
20) Billie Eilish's Hawaiian vacation photos - 12.9 million likes