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20 Powerhouse Women On Instagram You Must Follow

I remember the time when I searched Google for finding a list of the best women celebrities to follow on Instagram. I got some interesting results, indeed.

The next thing I did was to insert a word, “Indian” before women in the search bar. The result?

The Sexiest female celebrities every Indian guy should follow

The Hottest Indian Models to Follow on Instagram

The Sexy Indian Girls on Instagram

See For Yourself

Yes, that’s how it is in India. After all, our bodies are what ought to be cherished above our intellect or independent achievements, right?

So here I present to you the list of the powerhouse women I actually follow on Instagram who completes my day with the daily dose of womanhood I need. Both Indian and International celebrities included.

1. Rupi Kaur

She features on the top of my list because oh dear her words. This Indian-origin Canadian poet has a pen that can pierce your heart and build you up into a mountain from dust with only a few of her words. Do follow her and trust me, one poem each day can keep all your self-doubts away.

Rupi Kaur



2. Oprah Winfrey

The undoubted epitome of humanism endowed with the success to idolize, you have this woman. Follow her and boost up your mornings with a new drive.

Oprah Winfrey


3. Ellen DeGeneres

If Oprah is here, can Ellen be far behind? She perhaps has one of the most powerful voices in the world today perfectly blended with that impeccable sense of humour. She is very active on Instagram and you need to follow her for that daily dose of humour, humanism, effervescence and strength mixed in a cup.

P.S. Did I mention she posts kitty, puppy and baby pics we just can’t get enough of?

Ellen DeGeneres


4. Michelle Obama

Does this lady need an introduction? She has inspired millions with her powerful personality and work, and the love she shares with that better half of hers, Mr Obama, it ought to give you newer relationship goals.

Michelle Obama



5. Gloria Steinem

The bold feminist and women’s rights activist, there isn’t one of you who feels that vibe of womanhood unleashed in your veins as soon as you hear this name. What more? Here’s a quote from her,

A woman without a man is like a fish without a bicycle.

Gloria Steinem


6.Malala Yousafzai

A woman, reborn like a phoenix, a Nobel Peace Prize recipient and UN Peace Messenger as a mere teenager, this is one woman we ought to stand up for. Her Instagram account is dedicated to her organization Malala Fund that ensures free education for girls worldwide.

Malala Fund


7. Melinda Gates

This businesswoman turned philanthropist’s account will tell you itself why she is not merely known as the better half of Mr Bill Gates.

Melinda Gates


8. Emma Watson

This superstar has already etched her mark as a powerful youth icon for women in the global perspective. One of the youngest UN Global Goodwill Ambassador, follow her on Instagram and you are bound to fall in love with her all the more.

Emma Watson


9. Victoria Beckham

A former Spice Girl? Check. One hell of a Fashionista? Check. A businesswoman? Check. A doting mother of four? Check. Wife of David Beckham? Check. Now it’s your turn to check her Instagram account out.

Victoria Beckham


10. Anne Hathaway

Find me someone who isn’t absolutely amazed by this amazing actress and I will give him/her reasons to be. Meanwhile, you start following her on Instagram and see that powerful voice in pictures.

Anne Hathaway


11. Priyanka Chopra

One lady from back home who is taking the world by storm? It has to be none other than Apna PeeCee.The UNICEF ambassador is hugely active (and popular, OF COURSE!) on Insta, this is what her bio reads,

…Because every picture tells a story…. look carefully… can u tell?

What are you waiting for? Start following NOW.

Priyanka Chopra


12. Lady Gaga

With that kaleidoscopic and pretty badass way she portrays herself, you ought to admire the “Born This Way” hitmaker in all her glory. Her Insta account will reveal to you the gentle heart girl-next-door who takes on this platform to express her strength in pixels.

Lady Gaga


13. Emilia Clarke

Where The Mother of Dragons ends, the real Emilia Clarke begins. Quite the contradiction to her immensely popular screen character, you can see the real Emilia sporting the heartiest grin with all her glorious quirks in almost every of her Instagram posts. Her Insta bio says this,

If at first you don’t succeed, laugh until you do..

Emilia Clarke


14. Lilly Singh

Better known as iisuperwomanii, this Indian-origin Canadian is quite a global face today with her immense popularity as a YouTuber, new age comedienne and already the author of a bestseller. She will give you goals for being that perfect package of brains and hotness.

Lilly Singh


15. Kalki Koechlin

Back home, this lady is garnering accolades for her unparalleled performances (remember Margarita, With A Straw?) and strong views in this new era of feminism reborn. Follow her account, I implore.

Kalki Koechlin


16. P.V. Sindhu

The current World No. 2 and the first Indian Woman to clinch a silver in the Olympics, the career graph of this ace shuttler doesn’t know where to stop. See the Tiger outside the court embracing all her womanhood.

P V Sindhu


17. Mayim Bialik

The idiosyncrasies of everyone’s beloved neurobiologist Amy Farrah Fowler on Big Bang Theory leaves a hint of real-life neuroscientist and actress Mayim Bialik known for her strong feminist voice. The Instagram account of this single mother of two is one that demands to be followed. Not convinced enough? She has four cats who make frequent appearances on my Insta feed.

Mayim Bialik


18. Mindy Kaling

Vera Mindy Chokalingam, better known to us as actress Mindy Kaling, the protagonist of the show The Mindy Project, has an account that will stir up a light mood for you even on a super-busy day.

Mindy Kaling


19. Dominique Crenn

This total badass French chef whose Insta account will not only arouse the gastrorgasmic preludes in you but a perfect whisk of art, travel, photography, boldness and of course, FOOD.

Dominique Crenn


20. Marisa Crane

This whiskey-drinking, profanity-loving INFP writer is passionate, powerful and intense in expressing her share of darkness that dazzles one, and paints your corners with the abstruse shades you would crave to have.

Marisa Crane



Let me know in the comments how many of them you follow and who am I missing.







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