Instagram is the third most popular social media platform in Nepal after Facebook and TikTok. While Facebook and TikTok are popular with all age groups of internet consumers, Instagram seems more popular among youngsters and influencers.
Instagram is a videography and photography-based social media by Meta, the parent company of Facebook, Instagram, Whatsapp, etc. On the Instagram platform, we can find many celebrities and other influencers. Here we have compiled a list of the most followed Nepali Instagram influencers.
- Most Followed Nepali Instagram Influencers Account in Nepal
- Aditi Budhathoki @aditi_budhathoki
- Nirmal Purja MBE – NIMSDAI@nimsdai
- Routine Of Nepal Banda @routineofnepalbanda
- Manish Koirala @m_koirala
- Dr. Sandesh Lamsal @sandesh.1994
- Simpal Kharel @simpal_kharel
- Priyanka Karki @priyanka.karki
- Shrinkhala Khatiwada @shrinkhala_
- Swastima Khadka @swastimakhadka
- Ansh Verma @anshverma_100
- Aanchal Sharma @aanchalsharma_dawadiofficial
- Namrata Shrestha @namrataashrestha
- Samragyee Rajya Laxmi Shah @srls_samragyeerlshah
- Barsha Raut @barsharaut_
- Shristi Shrestha @shristishrestha
- Keki Adhikari @kekiadhikari
- Barsha Siwakoti @barsha.siwakoti
- meme Nepal @memenepal
- Sunita Thapa Magar @sooneetathapamgr
- A S M I @asmishresthaa
- Indira Joshi @indira_joshi
- NITI SHAH @shah_niti
- Dayahang Rai @dayahangrai
Most Followed Nepali Instagram Influencers Account in Nepal
After conducting thorough research, we have compiled a list of the most popular Nepali Instagram influencers based on their follower count. However, if you happen to notice any notable Nepali Instagram influencers absent from the list, please don’t hesitate to inform us by leaving a comment in the section below.
|S.N||Instagram Account Name and Username||Number of Followers|
|2||Nirmal Purja MBE – NIMSDAI|
|3||Routine Of Nepal|
|5||Dr. Sandesh Lamsal|
|13||Samragyee Rajya Laxmi Shah|
|19||Sunita Thapa Magar|
Aditi Budhathoki @aditi_budhathoki
Aditi Budhathoki was born in Damak, Jhapa, Nepal is a Nepalese Model and Actress. She started her career with Nepali Movie “Kri”. She gained most of her Instagram followers are her Indian fans, as she is mainly residing and seeking a career in India. Although most of her followers are from India and other countries, we can still say this is one of the most-followed accounts of Nepali Instagram influencers.
Nirmal Purja MBE – NIMSDAI
Hailing from Nepal, Nirmal Purja MBE is an accomplished mountain climber who has attained numerous feats in his field. As a naturalized British citizen, he holds several records for scaling mountains, including the remarkable achievement of conquering all 14 of the world’s highest peaks.
Purja’s legacy as a mountaineer was further cemented by his historic feat of summiting K2 in the winter, a milestone that had never been accomplished before. His unwavering determination and exceptional mountaineering skills have earned him widespread admiration in the global climbing community.
Routine Of Nepal Banda @routineofnepalbanda
In Nepal, Routine of Nepal Banda has earned a reputation as the most reliable social media brand for news and information. This platform is known for providing the most authentic and unbiased news to the public, which has instilled a sense of trust within the Nepali news industry.
The popularity of the Routine of Nepal Banda can be attributed to its consistent and practical approach to sharing news. By posting news and updates directly on popular social media like Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram without a website, this platform ensures that readers can access information quickly and efficiently. As a result, Routine of Nepal Banda has gained a significant following on various social media channels, including Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, TikTok, and more.
Manish Koirala @m_koirala
Manisha Koirala is a renowned Nepalese actress who gained immense popularity in Bollywood, particularly in Hindi language movies, during the 1990s and early 2000s. Known for her versatile performances in leading roles, she has acted in both commercial and independent cinema and has received numerous accolades throughout her career. Koirala is a recipient of four Filmfare Awards, highlighting her significant contributions to the Indian film industry.
Dr. Sandesh Lamsal @sandesh.1994
Dr. Sandesh Lamsal is the first Nepalese Internet celebrity to be verified on all major social media platforms in 2022. He is widely recognized for his stunning social media posts and photographs, earning him the title of one of the most attractive Nepali men. Dr. Lamsal also holds the distinction of being the first Nepali Instagram influencer male to reach 1 million followers.
In addition to his online presence, Dr. Sandesh Lamsal is an active UN online volunteer, dedicated to helping those in need. He had the privilege of serving as a medical volunteer during the FIFA Confederations Cup 2017 and the FIFA World Cup 2018. During the COVID-19 pandemic, he has been an advocate for social distancing and safety measures, creating videos to spread awareness on social media.
Simpal Kharel @simpal_kharel
Simpal Kharel is a Nepali Instagram influencer, best known for her popularity on TikTok. She is widely recognized for her beauty and creative videos, which have garnered a large following on the platform. Apart from her social media presence, she is also a talented singer and model, with a beautiful voice and stunning looks. Her performances on and off social media have won her many fans and admirers, cementing her place as one of the rising stars in the Nepali entertainment industry.
Priyanka Karki @priyanka.karki
Priyanka Karki is a famous Nepali actress and model, known for her versatile performances in various Nepali films. She is recognized as one of the most talented actresses in Nepal. Karki has a strong presence on social media, particularly on Instagram and Facebook, where she has a large following of fans. She is among the most followed Nepali Facebook pages, reflecting her immense popularity. Additionally, she sometimes gets viral for innocent and unintentional incidents that attract memers and trollers’ attention to her.
Shrinkhala Khatiwada @shrinkhala_
Shrinkhala Khatiwada is the titleholder of Miss Nepal 2018. She also became the second Nepali after Ishani Shrestha to win Beauty with a Purpose Award and secured a place in the Top 12 of Miss World 2018
She got popular primarily, due to her beauty with her brain. Secondly, Sisan Baniya, a vlogger was another reason she is not yet forgotten. Shrinkhala herself revealed her secret relationship with Sisan Baniya through an Instagram post breaking many boys’ hearts. But now they ended their relationship making us witness that nothing is permanent.
Swastima Khadka @swastimakhadka
Swastima Khadka is a popular Nepali actress and model, known for her outstanding performances in a variety of Nepali films. She made her debut in the movie industry with the film “Hostel Returns” and has since become a household name in Nepal. After getting married to her favorite actor Nischal Basnet, she was also called the national “Bhauju”
She has played major roles in different popular movies and music videos. She appears in the major role in the most-watched Nepali Video “Kutuma Kutu” on YouTube.
Ansh Verma @anshverma_100
Ansh Verma is a successful social media influencer, model, and businessman who rose to fame through TikTok. He gained popularity for his follow-for-follow live-streaming sessions, where he helped small creators gain followers by having their viewers follow each other. Despite initial criticism and roasting, Ansh Verma persevered and eventually earned enough money through social media to settle comfortably. He is also involved in social activities and has donated food and essentials to victims of floods and other critical situations in the far western region of Nepal. Today, Ansh Verma is a successful social media influencer, model, and businessman, inspiring many aspiring content creators to follow their dreams.
Aanchal Sharma @aanchalsharma_dawadiofficial
Aanchal Sharma is a renowned Nepali actress who debuted in Nepalese cinema with the movie “Nai Nabhannu La 4.” She gained popularity for her impressive acting skills and charming personality. Aanchal Sharma’s name was frequently associated with actor Paul Shah, but she eventually married Udip Shrestha. Her notable works in the Nepali film industry include “Shatru Gate,” “Jhingey Dau,” “Dal, Bhat, Tarkari”. Aanchal Sharma has also won several awards and nominations for her acting performances.
Namrata Shrestha @namrataashrestha
Namrata Shrestha is a popular Nepali actress. Namrata Shrestha was born in Dharan on 14 June 1985. She has played major roles in multiple popular Nepali movies.
In 2009 a sex tape featuring Shrestha was leaked onto the internet. Despite the scandal in a conservative country like Nepal, Shrestha admitted to making the sex tape and refused to be cowed.
Samragyee Rajya Laxmi Shah @srls_samragyeerlshah
Samragyee Rajya Laxmi Shah is the highest-paid Nepali actress in Nepal. She debuted as an actress in the popular romantic Nepali movie Dreams in 2016. She is related to the Nepali Royal family.
Barsha Raut @barsharaut_
Barsha Raut is a popular Nepali actress who has played roles in 12 movies within just 3 years of the time period. She generally appears in comedy movies carrying a social message. She debuted in the popular Nepali movie “Nai Nabhannu La 4”.
Shristi Shrestha @shristishrestha
Shristi Shrestha is again another ‘Miss Nepal World’ title holder for 2012. She debuted in the Nepali movie Gajalu. With more than 600k followers on Instagram, she occupies 13th position in the list of most followed Nepali Instagram Accounts.
Keki Adhikari @kekiadhikari
Keki Adhikari is a Nepalese film actress and a professional model. She has appeared in more than dozens of Nepali movies, music videos, and other print media.
Barsha Siwakoti @barsha.siwakoti
Barsha Siwakoti is a popular Nepali model, actress, and celebrity. She is most popular on Instagram with her fashion-related photography.
meme Nepal @memenepal
meme Nepal is the Instagram handle of the popular Facebook page meme Nepal. meme Nepal is one of the most popular meme pages on Facebook. Not to harm, but personally, I feel that they have lost track of memes, they post a mixture of news and meme which confuses very often.
Sunita Thapa Magar @sooneetathapamgr
Sunita Thapa Magar is a popular Free Fire player from Nepal. She got popular on YouTube and gained followers her fans, especially Indians. She is also on the list of most subscribed YouTube Channels in Nepal.
A S M I @asmishresthaa
Asmi Shrestha is a popular Nepali model and Celebrity from Chitwan. She is another “Miss Nepal World” titleholder for the year 2016.
Indira Joshi @indira_joshi
Indira Joshi is a Nepali female singer. She became more popular in social media after she became the judge of an International Franchise reality show Nepal Idol.
NITI SHAH @shah_niti
Niti Shah is a popular Nepali model and influencer. Niti Shah is the titleholder of Miss International Nepal 2017. She is involved in social work providing help to victims of acid attacks.
Dayahang Rai @dayahangrai
Dayahang Rai is the most talented Nepali Actor, Director, and play writer. He is the most followed male influencer on Instagram. His lively style of acting brought a new era to Nepali cinema history.