Most Influential Cities In The World: The Top Ten Cities with the most Instagram Mega-influencers

Nick Baklanov

Marketing specialist at HypeAuditor. Connect on Linkedin.

In the economy of attention dollars follow the eyes. So in the modern world Instagram influencers with millions of followers are equal to people with millions of dollars, there are so many ways to monetize their social following.

We get used to Forbes lists Richest Cities In The World: The Top 10 Cities With The Most Billionaires  and decided to make a list of Most Influential Cities In The World: The Top Ten Cities with the most Instagram mega-influencers.

HypeAuditor has a base of over 8.6M Instagram influencers and  20 720 from these accounts are mega-influencers and have over 1M followers.

We analyzed the location of Instagram mega-influencers and found the top ten cities with the most Instagram Influencers.

The Top Ten  Cities with the most Instagram Mega-influencers

  1. Los Angeles – 469 
  2. New York – 359 
  3. Sao Paolo – 204 
  4. Mexico – 182 
  5. London – 162 
  6. Miami – 156
  7. Moscow – 155
  8. Dubai – 149
  9. Istanbul – 107
  10. Paris – 106

The city with the most Instagram Mega-influencers is Los Angeles

Los Angeles is the most populous city in the United States after New York City. Los Angeles is the cultural, financial, and commercial center of Southern California. The city is known for its Mediterranean climate, ethnic diversity, Hollywood and the entertainment industry.

Los Angekes mega-influencers distribution by the categories

If we dive deeper into categories of mega Instagram influencers from Los Angeles we will see that the majority of creators post in the niches Beauty & Fashion(31%), Movies and TV (27%) and Music (21%).
Los Angeles is the point of attraction of big money and people of creative professions.

Beauty & Fashion Instagram mega-influencers from Los Angeles

Arianny Celeste

Number of followers: 3.2 M
Arianny Celeste is an American ring girl and model. She is best known for being a ring girl for the UFC. She is also a co-host on TV show Overhaulin’ and a model featured in Playboy magazine.

Jasmine Brown

Number of followers: 1.3 M
Jasmine Brown is a model and YouTube star otherwise known as JasMeannnn who gained popularity posting vlogs, tags, and beauty tutorials 

Antje Utgaard

Followers: 1.8 M
American model and Instagram superstar with nearly 2 M followers. Antje, who has been featured in Maxim and Playboy (which called her the next Kate Upton), is one of the fastest-rising stars on Instagram.

Movies and TV Instagram mega-influencers from Los Angeles

Carolina Gaitan

Followers: 3.4 M
Carolina Gaitán, is a Colombian singer, model, and television actress. She has been working on television since 2002, becoming known for the television program, Popstars: Colombia.

Kevin Smith

Followers: 2 M
Kevin Patrick Smith is an American filmmaker, actor, comedian, public speaker, comic book writer, author, and podcaster. He came to prominence with the low-budget comedy film Clerks, which he wrote, directed, co-produced, and acted in as the character Silent Bob of stoner duo Jay and Silent Bob.

Beth Behrs

Followers: 1 M
Elizabeth Ann Behrs is an American actress and writer best known for her starring role as Caroline Channing in the CBS comedy series 2 Broke Girls. The show ran successfully for six seasons and earned Behrs praise and nominations for the Teen and the People’s Choice Awards.

Music Instagram mega-influencers from Los Angeles

Sasha Zvereva

Followers: 1 M
Sasha Zvereva is a Russian pop singer.

Jack Avery

Followers: 2M
Rising singer-songwriter who quickly built a fan base thanks to his piano and guitar skills in accompaniment with his smooth, soulful voice.

Dillon Francis

Followers: 2.3 M
Dillon Hart Francis is an American electronic musician, record producer and DJ. A native of Los Angeles, he is best known for popularizing the moombahton genre.

How HypeAuditor detects Instagram users’ location?

HypeAuditor detects influencers’ location by the analysis of publicly available location information on the profile of the influencer. Our AI includes the following patterns in the analysis:
1. Location geotag in bio:
2. Content of the bio:
3. Location geotag in the last 12 analysed post.

The priority is given to the location geotag in bio, while the last priority is dedicated to location geotag in the last post. Our comprehended algorithm analyses multiple patterns, prioritises them and identifies most frequently repeated ones.

HypeAuditor is an AI-powered Instagram and YouTube analytics tool that helps you get insights about the creator’s audience, increase advertisers’ ROI, and safeguard authenticity in influencer marketing. It sets a standard for Instagram analytics by providing the most accurate data.

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