Plenty of celebrities dominate social media with millions of followers on Instagram, Twitter, and beyond. Influencers, models, heiresses, and actors are the norm on Instagram. But what about our non-human pals? Did you know there are tons of dogs on Instagram that rake in thousands of dollars?
Some of them make even more than human counterparts. There are plenty of dogs who even get brand deals, sponsorships, and acting roles on television and film from their photos. Sometimes these dogs even make enough money that their parents can retire from their day jobs and live off the funds of their furry friends. Here are some of the richest dogs on Instagram in 2019.
10 Toby Little Dude
Have you seen the little hipster dog, Toby, around on Instagram? Toby has more than 100k followers on Instagram and is notable for his excellent fashion style. He likes to dress up in lots of plaids and flannel clothing. Toby has various sponsorships to support his Instagram feed and his sense of style.
Toby even replies to his many fans and comments on his posts. His brand has been built and well-established through his years of declaring himself a fashion icon. He often sports a fitting pair of glasses in his various photos too. Toby is known for always having the perfect hilarious caption for each picture.
9 Reagan Doodle
If you've ever scrolled through Reagan Doodle's Instagram you'll see what a family dog he is! Reagan was adopted by his family and instantly bonded with Little Buddy, his name for the family's son. Like Reagan, their son is also a foster child. Reagan's goal on Instagram is to support both the adoption and fostering of children.
Most of his pictures feature Reagan and his family. His owners like to dress him up in matching outfits with his brother and the newest entry into the family, a beautiful little girl. At present, Reagan has more than 500k followers on his Instagram account.
8 Marnie The Dog
Marnie the dog recently turned the ripe old age of 17 years old! She's slowed down quite a bit in her twilight years but she is still incredibly popular on Instagram with nearly 2 million followers. Marnie is followed by many celebrities such as Vanessa Hudgens, Lili Reinhart, and Stephanie Beatriz.
She has had business deals, sponsorships, and meetings with celebs for special causes. Marnie was a rescue pup discovered on the streets of Connecticut in 2012. Marnie is known for her trademark head tilt which vets think is a symptom of vestibular disease. She also has some residual hearing problems but it hasn't stopped her from being an inspirational Instagram pup!
7 Bodhi The Menswear Dog
Bodhi is an uber-famous, and stylish, Shiba Inu who is best known for his alter ego as Menswear Dog. He makes enough money that his married owners were able to quit their full-time jobs. On a particularly good month, Bodhi brings in around $15,000. He has millions of followers across all of his social media platforms and has appeared wearing countless designer digs.
He has had lucrative deals with Revlon, Polyvore, Purina, Salvatore Ferragamo, American Apparel, and more. He has also appeared in countless magazines such as GQ, Esquire, Nylon, Time, and many others. He continues to rake in the money and shows no signs of slowing down.
6 Daisy The Underbite
Daisy the dog with the underbite is possibly the sweetest little pup on Instagram. The poor thing was abandoned as a puppy in the streets of Los Angeles and rescued by a local animal rescue. She was going to be put to sleep but was saved by a local family just a few days before the appointment was scheduled.
Now she makes several thousand dollars per Instagram post and has become a source of happiness and inspiration for many dog lovers around the world. Daisy has prosthetic limbs due to a deformity she was born with and must travel around in a wagon. But she always appears happy and full of love regardless!
5 Loki The Wolf Dog
Owner Kelly Lund hit the jackpot when he took in Loki the wolf dog, part malamutes and part husky (with some wolf blood). The Denver-based pair got their start by Kelly posting photos of his lovable, and beautiful, dog on Instagram. Slowly and steadily, Loki began to build a loyal following and now the pet has more than 2 million followers on his Instagram account.
He brings in enough money that Kelly was able to quit his day job and support himself through the work his pup gets. He manages and supports his dog's burgeoning career! Loki and Kelly even appeared in a commercial spot for Mercedes and have partnered with GoPro.
4 Manny The French Bulldog
Born in Chicago, Illinois and named after the famous boxer Manny Pacquiao, Manny the French Bulldog is an internet sensation. He is the most followed bulldog on social media and was awarded for being the most inspirational and influential dog by The CW. Manny has his own website and merchandise deals along with a YouTube channel.
Martha Stewart even featured Manny in her line of pet products sold at PetSmart. He has also been featured on Steve Harvey's day time talk show. Manny is known for being a philanthropist dog, his owners ensure that much of the funds he raises go towards dog rescue charities.
3 Tuna The Chiweenie
Tuna is an adorable "chiweenie," a chihuahua-dachshund mix, that was abandoned by his first owner before being adopted by a Farmer's Market. His new owners posted a few photos of the dog on the internet and his career took off. People were particularly endeared by Tuna's lovable overbite and he became a legendary meme on Reddit.
His popularity has continued to skyrocket over the years and he has millions of followers on social media. It is estimated that Tuna brings in thousands of dollars a year in sponsored posts and by his owner's sales of Tuna-themed merchandise. Tuna has his own website and Buzzfeed once named him the most inspiring dog online.
2 Jiff The Pomeranian
Jiff the Pomeranian is a certifiable celebrity with more than 9 million Instagram followers. It is rumored that Jiff makes around $17,500 per Instagram post and rakes in about $1 million a year. You've probably seen Jiff around and not even realized it. Jiff had a part to play in a Katy Perry music video for the song "Dark House" and has been seen at various sponsorship events all over the world.
Jiff was recently part of a Facebook event alongside Mark Zuckerberg. Jiff does sponsor posts for big brands like the Banana Republic and Target. He also took home his own Nickelodeon Kid's Choice Award for Favorite Instagram Pet.
1 Doug The Pug
Doug the Pug is one of the most well-known famous pups of all time. He was declared the second most influential pet in 2018. Doug is the most followed dog on social media at present with more than 13 million combined followers across all of his social media platforms.
Doug comes from Nashville and the city is proud of their pet pedigree. They even named a day of the year "Doug the Pug Day." Doug has hung out with tons of super-famous celebrities too, such as Shakira, the cast of Stranger Things, Justin Bieber, John Legend, and more. He's also had roles in music videos by Katy Perry, Fall Out Boy, and DNCE.