Cristiano Ronaldo earned a whopping US$47.8 million from sponsored Instagram posts over the past year.

The soccer player, who has a net worth of around $450 million, beat fellow superstar Lionel Messi, according to the Buzz Bingo study.

It’s even thought Ronaldo’s huge Instagram earnings are more than the alleged $34 million he earns from his soccer team Juventus.

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Messi, on the other hand, nabbed $23.3 million, while David Beckham and Neymar earnt $10.7 million and $7.2 million through sponsored ads.

Despite Kylie Jenner’s follower count currently sitting at 148.7 million, as opposed to her sister Kendall’s 117.2 million followers, it was the latter who raked in the most money from posts.

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The supermodel nabbed $15.9 million, while Kylie earned $3.8 million.

The Top 10 Instagram post earners are as follows:

1. Cristiano Ronaldo – $47.8 million

2. Lionel Messi – $23.3 million

3. Kendall Jenner – $15.9 million

4. David Beckham – $10.7 million

5. Selena Gomez – $8 million

6. Neymar Jr. – $7.2 million

7. Zlatan Ibrahimovic – $4 million

8. Kylie Jenner – $3.8 million

9. Ronaldinho – $2.6 million

10. Khloe Kardashian – $1.2 million

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