Do you want to know celebrities who make millions of dollars using their Social Media accounts? Social Media enables us to socialize with friends, for example, real and virtual friends. It allows us to post and comment on day to day happenings. We also follow our favorite celebrities by liking and commenting on their profiles.
These celebrities use Social media as one of their advertising platforms, for example, through posting photos related to what they want their personalities to reflect. Through these carefully selected photos, they make millions of dollars by endorsing products from various companies, for example, that picture of Selena Gomez sipping a coke, using a straw.
It works this way; when your favorite celebrity uses a particular product, you also want to use it, but what you should know is that they get paid to endorse or tweet about that product. It’s not always possible to state the exact millions they make from these ventures, but it’s in millions. In this guide, we look at 10 celebrities that are making millions from using Social media accounts.
1. Kim Kardashian
With over 30 million followers on Instagram, Kim Kardashian is a Social media sensation. Using her Instagram accounts, she’s reportedly making around $30 million. That’s from activities such as endorsements, TV, and using her name to promote specific types of products.
She earns up to $1 million per product. Using stunts such as marrying Kris Humphries made her get free presents for her wedding. That’s through using high profile names on her Social media accounts. She also made millions through selling and promoting those gifts using her accounts.
2. Selena Gomez
Selena Gomez reportedly makes up to $500 000 from coke. That’s by posting a picture of her sipping a coke. She also uses her clean image on Social media to get money by endorsing products. Using her Instagram accounts, she connects to her followers by using lyrics from her songs to support products such as coke.
3. Eva Longoria
Eva Longoria makes millions by retaining the rights to pictures that she posts on her Twitter feed. That enables her to get paid by anyone using these photos. She also gets to control how her pictures get used.
If you doubt that she makes millions from retaining their rights, remember that Koutney Kardashian’s former partner, Scott Disick, makes $20000 per photo. Then calculate how much Eva Longoria earns.
4. Kendall Jenner
Model Kendall Jenner is another celebrity making millions from her Social media accounts. From one post, she makes $300000. That’s on her Instagram account, for example, her most liked picture with hair wrapped around her head.
You should keep in mind that those many likes mean a lot of money. That’s because any picture that she posts on Social media accounts means endorsing products. Calculated, that means 4 posts makes Kendall Jenner earn $1.2 million.
Beyonce used her Social media accounts to sign a $50 million deal with Pepsi. That’s including commercials and access to her followers. With her ever present coverage on Social media, Beyonce is worth millions.
By having fans post her Pepsi photos, 13 million views from her sweatshirt and over 400000 shares; it means that she is always getting millions from the likes and shares.
6. Ellen DeGeneres
Ellen DeGeneres is another celebrity using social media such as Twitter to earn millions, for example, that selfie with over half of Hollywood stars. With Samsung sponsoring the show, she made a lot of millions from this selfie that shook Twitter. Her favorite charities got over $3 million from re-tweets.
7. Kevin Hart
Kevin Hart had about 15 million Twitter followers in 2014.Through the Sony hacking scandal, an email obtained by the Daily Mail showed he got paid $2 million. That’s for a tweet on the Movie, No Good Deed.
Though he was not impressed with this revelation, at least we got to know he made millions using his Social media accounts. Having about 30 million followers on Twitter as we talk, he surely must be making a lot more.
8. Justin Bieber
Justin Bieber has 76 million followers on Twitter. That means he earns millions through endorsing products such as Calvin Klein. If you factor in that Kate Moss got paid $4 million for endorsing Calvin Klein sometime back; you will be sure that Bieber got millions of dollars using his Social media following.
9. Andele Lara, Rihanna Lookalike
Andele Lara is a Rihanna lookalike celebrity. That means she has Rihanna fans asking to have pictures and selfies with her. Clothing companies are paying her $20000 to endorse their products. Doing the math’s, with the Social media craze, she’s probably passed the $1 million mark now.
10. Miranda Kerr
Miranda Kerr earns $50000 for endorsing particular products using Social media. By endorsing beauty products, books about raising kids, well, she has a young son, she earns up to $200000 per month. That’s over $2 million yearly.
Celebrities earn millions of dollars using Social media accounts as the above guide shows. The key strategy they use is building up a loyal Social media following. That enables them to get comments and likes on their posts, which means money from endorsing products and services from companies. Your business or startup can benefit if you consider using them to make your brand visible.