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David Beckham Becomes Britain’s Highest Paid Instagram Star Of 2019


David Beckham has become the highest earning British star on Instagram for a second year. 

The former footballer, 44, can reportedly make up to £286,000 for posting a single sponsored image, and has already uploaded 30 this year, totalling £8.6 million. 

The staggering amount is an increase on his earnings from last year, when the star reportedly commanded £228,000 per post. 

Data from Buzz Bingo, places David the top-ranking British star, and at number 17 globally on their annual Instagram ‘rich list’.  

The company hails the footballer the highest paid British star, followed by fellow footballer player Gareth Bale in 21st, who can reportedly make up to £166,000 for his posts. 

Among David’s 30 sponsored posts this year were adverts for wristwatches company Tudor Watch and menswear brand, Kent & Curwen. 

For the second year in a row, ‘self-made’ billionaire Kylie Jenner took the top spot, able to command just shy of a million for her sponsored posts at £963,388.  

Rounding out the top three were Ariana Grande, who can allegedly command £757,926 per snap, and Cristiano Ronaldo, who can make £741,945. 

MailOnline has contacted David’s representatives for comment.  

The Beckham family comprises former English soccer star David Beckham (L), his wife Victoria, former Spice Girl-turned-fashion designer, and their four children – Brooklyn (R), Romeo, Cruz and Harper. Take a look at some of their adorable and stylish moments over the years.  

The reports come after it was revealed profits from David’s company DB Ventures halved over the span of a year, from £23.2 million in 2017 to £11.5 million in 2018.   

Meanwhile, wife Victoria’s fashion business has plunged almost £36 million into the red after making losses of £12.5 million last year. 

Despite this, the British power couple still managed to rank 372 on this year’s Sunday Times Rich List.

The couple boast combined wealth of some £355 million and were named among Britain’s 50 biggest taxpayers in The Sunday Times Tax List.

David has endorsement arrangements with brands including Pepsi, Samsung, H&M, Haig whisky and Adidas which give him a cut of rising sales.

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