SPORTS influencers now dominate Instagram.
If you are good at sport, blessed with good looks and ooze charisma – chances are you will find yourself followed by 100s of thousands, or even millions of fans.
These 10 feature extensively on SunSport, and are some of the most stunning.
But, who is the most popular sports influencer on Instagram?
Let us tell you…
10. Rachel Stuhlmann, 305k followers
The No1 tennis influencer, brunette beauty Rachel, 31, caught the tennis bug when she was just five.
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By the time she was a teenager, she was nationally ranked on the USTA’s Junior Circuit and went on to play NCAA Division I collegiate tennis.
But she turned her back on a pro career, instead choosing to be an influencer.
However, because of her risque outfits she has found opposition from the tennis elite.
9. Appolonia Llewellyn, 555k followers
Busty Misfits ring girl Appolonia, 23, has 551,000 followers on Instagram, 5 million fans on Facebook and 690,000 TikTok devotees.
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And they are all tuned into the blonde stunner's incredible and enviable lifestyle that boasts, sun, sand, sea and a dream car.
Gorgeous Apollonia regularly shares sexy snaps from all over the globe.
Los Angeles, New York, Paris, Mykonos… those are just some of the destinations she has visited in recent times.
While back in 2021, she splashed £72,000 on her dream car – a Porsche Cayenne. Of course, she got one in hot pink.
8. Kayla Simmons – 1 million followers
The world's sexiest volleyball star Kayla has been branded the “hottest girl on Instagram” by fans.
And she loves posing topless on social media for her army of loyal followers.
Kayla, 27, hails from Florida in the United States.
And she was once a top player for Marshall University’s prestigious volleyball team.
7. Bri Teresi, 1.4 million followers
Blonde bombshell Bri, 28, is one of golf's leading influencers.
Her OnlyFans is hugely popular – with over 150,000 likes to her account.
She does live chats, as well as shares sexy photoshoots and NSFW content.
Although she recently hit the news for severing her contract with lingerie firm Honey Birdette, after they hired a non-binary, biological male model to wear women's underwear.
6. Mikayla Demaiter, 2.2 million followers
Former hockey goalie's don't come any sexier than Mikayla, 23.
The Canadian beauty played for the Bluewater Hawks in the Provincial Women's Hockey League.
But her Instagram page shows a very different side to her – and it was there she announced she was hanging up the gloves.
Now, as an influencer, she leaves little to the imagination as she shows off her incredible figure in a selection of skimpy bikinis.
5. Mandy Rose, 3.5 million followers
Stunning wrester Mandy (real name Amanda Saccomanno) was flying high as NXT Women's Champion for 413 days, until she was sacked by the WWE.
However, according to reports, she was released from her deal with the organisation unhappy with the saucy content she was sharing online.
Aside from creating a substantial fanbase on Instagram, Rose, 32, has her own side hustle.
She is the owner of beauty and skin care line, Amarose.
While she also launched a donut brand with fellow wrestler Daria Berenato called DaMandyz Donutz.
3= Alica Schmidt, 3.7 million followers
The world's sexiest athlete, German stunner Alica, 24, boasts long legs to be a Victoria's Secret model.
She is often a magazine cover girl, showing off her outrageous six-pack and jaw-dropping beauty.
The runner, who competes in the 400m, missed out on the Olympics in Tokyo.
However, she aims to return to form at Paris 2024.
3= Paige Spiranac, 3.7 million followers
Still the queen of the golf influencers, Paige now has a whopping 4 million followers on Instagram.
Better still, it's made her a reported £2.4million fortune – thanks to paid endorsements.
And Paige, 30, has tuck to her morales. She has refused to conform with the OnlyFans movement and show off racy content.
Instead, she has her own paid content website OnlyPaige that offers exclusive videos and golfing tips.
2. Olivia Dunne, 4.1 million followers
At just 20, Olivia is the youngest on our list and has the Generation Z army of TikTok fans on her side.
She became a millionaire at just 18, thanks to her social media prowess.
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 stars for Louisiana State.
1. Veronika Rajek, 5 million followers
Rajek is a former Miss Slovakia competitor, whose fame has skyrocketed in recent years thanks to her huge social media influence.
She began modelling at the age of just 16 and was a track & field star during high school in the small town of Vranov nad Topľou.
Rajek is our No1 on Instagram with five million followers, where she posts sultry snaps from magazine shoots and exotic holidays.
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A fitness fanatic, her love for the Tampa Bay Bucaneers and all things NFL see her commenting on the sport on her social media channels.
She is also an ambassador for the clothing giant Fashion Nova and has modelled for some of the world's most iconic brands.
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