Kings of Instagram: Rob Dyrdek, Tony Hawk, Nyjah Huston tops among skateboarders

Kings of Instagram: Rob Dyrdek, Tony Hawk, Nyjah Huston tops among skateboarders

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Skateboarders, unlike many of the stars from much older sports, were quick to embrace Instagram after it debuted in 2010. As a result, the Top Ten on the photo-sharing app, in terms of followers, reads like a who’s who from the skating history.

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MTV reality TV star Rob Dyrdek leads all skaters with 4 million followers. The 42-year-old, started skating in 1985 after receiving his first skateboard from pro skater Neil Blender. The rest, as they say, is history.

Kings of Instagram: Rob Dyrdek, Tony Hawk, Nyjah Huston tops in followers among skateboarders

Following Dyrdek on the list is probably the most widely-known name in the sport, Tony Hawk. Then after Hawk comes skateboarding’s current biggest star Nyjah Huston.

UPDATED May 29, 2018

10) CHRIS COLE

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Chris Cole
Born March 10, 1982 📍 Langhorne, Pennsylvania
Instagram followers: 949 thousand

9) TOREY PUDWILL

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Torey Jamieson Pudwill
Born May 2, 1990 📍 Simi Valley, California
Turned pro: 2004
Instagram followers: 1 million

8) DAEWON SONG

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Daewon David Song
Born February 17, 1975 📍 Seoul, South Korea
Turned pro: 1989
Instagram followers: 1 million

7) SHANE O’NEILL

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Shane O’Neill
Born January 3, 1990 📍 Melbourne, Australia
Turned pro: 2003
Instagram followers: 1.2 million

6) BAM MARGERA

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Cassius Marcellus Clay Jr.
Born September 28, 1979 📍 West Chester, Pennsylvania
Turned pro: 1997
Instagram followers: 1.5 million

5) PAUL RODRIGUEZ

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Paul Martin Rodriguez Jr.
Born December 31, 1984 📍 Tarzana, California
Turned pro: 1999
Instagram followers: 1.5 million

4) RYAN SHECKLER

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Ryan Allen Sheckler
Born December 30, 1989 📍 San Clemente, California
Turned pro: 1998
Instagram followers: 2 million

3) NYJAH HUSTON

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Nyjah Imani Huston
Born November 30, 1994 📍 Davis, California
Turned pro: 2002
Instagram followers: 2.4 million

2) TONY HAWK

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Anthony Frank Hawk
Born May 12, 1968 📍 Encinitas, California
Turned pro: 1982
Instagram followers: 3.3 million

1) ROB DYRDEK

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Robert Stanley Dyrdek
Born June 28, 1974 📍 Kettering, Ohio
Turned pro: 1991
Instagram followers: 4.3 million

2018-05-29T09:30:51+00:00 May 29th, 2018|

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