With 1 billion monthly active users across the globe as of June 2018, Instagram is one of the most popular social networks worldwide, and in Malta, it’s no less popular.
From models, fashion and lifestyle bloggers to local personalities, these stars have amassed some mighty followings, and whether you’re comfortable with the ‘influencer’ tag or not, they’re certainly killing it on the ‘gram! Here are a few of our favourites – are you following them yet?
1. Madeleine Baldacchino
With almost 62k followers, local model Madeleine Baldacchino is representing fiery red heads everywhere with her steamy Instagram account. Apart from some gorgeous Malta scenery and that fantastic red mane, this beauty can rock a bikini like it’s nobody’s business!
2. Grazielle Camilleri
Blogger and TV presenter Grazielle Camilleri is another local Instagram success story, sharing everything from travel pics and outfit photos to red carpet snaps with her 61.9k followers. She’s also big on self-care and fitness, motivating her audience to take a little time for themselves.
3. Denise Dalton
It’s no surprise that glamour model Denise Dalton is a starlet on Instagram, but it’s not just her sexy snaps that keep her 52.9k followers coming back for more! She’s down to earth and legit hilarious, peppering her snaps and stories with witty captions and wisecracks.
4. Ira Losco
Malta’s singing sweetheart Ira Losco has, perhaps unsurprisingly, garnered quite the following on Instagram, coming in at 42.6k followers at last count. From adorable snaps of baby Harry and hunky chef boyfriend Sean Gravina to sexy snaps of the starlet herself, Ira’s feed is one to watch.
5. Christabelle Borg
Much-loved Maltese singer and personality Christabelle gives more Instagram gold, inviting her 37.3k followers along to share her journey. Apart from a smouldering selfie or two, Christabelle’s feed includes everything from travel snaps and event pics to a whole lotta #jeeplove.
6. Sarah Zerafa
Certainly one of Malta’s most prolific young stars on Instagram, model Sarah Zerafa is the definition of #fashiongoals for many local teens. She treats her 34.7k followers to regular posts and stories of what she gets up to, from posing up a storm in a fashion campaign to touring the streets of Sicily working casual haute couture.
7. Stella Cini
19-year-old ‘hair artist’ Stella Cini is another young Instagram sensation. Working a different hair colour seemingly every other day, the YouTuber showcases her laidback style and some seriously sultry selfies to 33.5k followers.
8. Daniel Azzopardi
Forming part of that rare breed – the Instagram male – Gozitan fashion blogger Daniel Azzopardi is another one to watch. He shares his antics, along with fashion besties Sarah Zerafa and Marco Parascandolo, lots of outfit inspo and possibly even more #pizzaporn with almost 24k followers.
9. Monique Farrugia
Just looking at Monique Farrugia is enough to explain the popularity of the law student and personal trainer on the ‘gram – the stunner has amassed 20k followers on her page, with whom she shares the odd lifestyle shot and more sexy swimsuit snaps than you can shake an ice lolly at!
10. Tamara Webb
The gorgeous and all-round inspirational Tamara Webb has an Instagram feed to match – chock full of wisely captioned shots of the beauty doing her thing, shared with her 19.5k followers. From fitness and lifestyle tips to fashion and beauty, Tamara’s main message is to believe in yourself, and the rest will follow.
11. Valentina Rossi
National sweetheart Valentina Rossi is hilarious on her radio show on Vibe FM, and brings the laughs to her Instagram page. While the posts she shares with her 18.5k followers are the beautiful shots you’d expect from the model, her stories are comedy gold – just wait till she calls you Joyce!
12. Caroline Paris
Endearing stylist and fashion blogger Caroline Paris is always all smiles, and it’s no wonder! She shares snaps from her fabulous life with her 17.8k followers, and that often includes (stylishly) lounging by the pool, attending fashion weeks and generally loving life.
Know anyone killing it on Instagram that’s not on this list? Let us know in the comments below!