SPORTS influencers now dominate Instagram.
If you are good at sports, blessed with good looks and exude charisma, chances are you have hundreds of thousands or even millions of fans following you.
Featured extensively on SunSport, these 10 are among the most impressive.
But who is the most popular sports influencer on Instagram?
We tell you…
10. Rachel Stuhlmann, 305,000 followers
The #1 tennis influencer, brunette beauty Rachel, 31, caught tennis fever when she was just five years old.
As a teenager, she competed nationally on the USTA junior circuit and went on to play NCAA Division I collegiate tennis.
But she turned her back on a professional career and instead chose to become an influencer.
However, due to her daring outfits, she encounters resistance from the tennis elite.
9. Appolonia Llewellyn, 555,000 followers
Busty Misfits ringgirl Appolonia, 23, has 551k followers on Instagram, 5million fans on Facebook and 690k fans on TikTok.
And they’re all attuned to the blonde beauty’s incredible and enviable lifestyle of sun, sand, sea and a dream car.
The gorgeous Apollonia regularly shares sexy snaps from around the world.
Los Angeles, New York, Paris, Mykonos… these are just some of the destinations she has been visiting lately.
In 2021, she spent £72,000 on her dream car – a Porsche Cayenne. Of course she got one in pink.
8. Kayla Simmons – 1 million followers
The world’s sexiest volleyball star, Kayla, has been dubbed the “Hottest Girl On Instagram” by fans.
And she loves to pose topless on social media for her army of loyal followers.
Kayla, 27, is from Florida, United States.
And she was once a top player on the prestigious Marshall University volleyball team.
7. Bri Teresi, 1.4 million followers
Blonde bombshell Bri, 28, is one of golf’s leading influencers.
Her OnlyFans account is extremely popular – with over 150,000 likes on her account.
She does live chats and shares sexy photoshoots and NSFW content.
However, she recently made headlines for quitting her contract with lingerie company Honey Birdette after they hired a non-binary biological male model to wear lingerie.
6. Mikayla Demaiter, 2.2 million followers
Former hockey goalies don’t come any more attractive than 23-year-old Mikayla.
The Canadian beauty played for the Bluewater Hawks of the Provincial Women’s Hockey League.
But her Instagram page shows a very different side of her – and there she announced that she was hanging up the gloves.
Now an influencer, she leaves little to the imagination as she flaunts her incredible figure in a selection of skimpy bikinis.
5. Mandy Rose, 3.5 million followers
Stunning wrestler Mandy (real name Amanda Saccomanno) was on the rise as the NXT Women’s Champion for 413 days until she was released from WWE.
However, she was reportedly released from her contract with the organization because she was unhappy with the offensive content she was sharing online.
Rose, 32, not only has a sizable following on Instagram, but also her own side hustle.
She is the owner of the beauty and skincare line Amarose.
She also co-founded a donut brand called DaMandyz Donutz with fellow wrestler Daria Berenato.
3= Alica Schmidt, 3.7 million followers
World’s sexiest athlete, German beauty Alica, 24, boasts long legs to be a Victoria’s Secret model.
Often a magazine cover girl, she flaunts her incredible six pack abs and stunning beauty.
The 400m runner missed out on participating in the Tokyo Olympics.
However, her goal is to get back in shape at Paris 2024.
3= Paige Spiranac, 3.7 million followers
Still the queen of golf influencers, Paige now has a whopping 4 million followers on Instagram.
Better yet, it’s reportedly netted her a fortune of £2.4million – thanks to paid support.
And Paige, 30, has stuck to her morals. She has refused to conform to the OnlyFans movement and show lewd content.
Instead, she runs her own paid content site, OnlyPaige, which features exclusive videos and golf tips.
2. Olivia Dunne, 4.1 million followers
At just 20 years old, Olivia is the youngest on our list and has an army of Gen Z TikTok fans on her side.
Thanks to her social media skills, she became a millionaire by the age of 18.
7.4 million followers are obsessed with her on TikTok, while she boasts over four million on Instagram.
Olivia has been a gymnast since she was a child and is now one of the top earners in college sports.
She plays for Louisiana State.
1. Veronika Rajek, 5 million followers
Rajek is a former Miss Slovakia contestant whose fame has skyrocketed in recent years thanks to her enormous influence on social media.
She started modeling at the age of just 16 and was a track and field star while attending school in the small town of Vranov nad Topľou.
With five million followers, Rajek is our #1 Instagram follower, where she posts sensual snaps from magazine shoots and exotic holidays.
A fitness fanatic, she comments on the sport on her social media channels due to her love for the Tampa Bay Bucaneers and all things NFL.
She is also an ambassador for clothing giant Fashion Nova and has modeled for some of the world’s most famous brands.