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Nicholas Coolridge aka “Modern Tarzan” debuted on season seven of American Ninja Warrior and advanced to the Vegas Finals as a rookie and in the three subsequent seasons. His free spirit and love for acro yoga have garnered him the most followers on Instagram among his fellow ninja warriors.

NINJA KINGS OF INSTAGRAM

Kings of Ninja Warrior: Nicholas Coolridge, Drew Drechsel, Flip Rodriguez tops in Instagram followers

Coolridge is joined in the top-dozen Instagram ninjas by No. 2 Drew Drechsel, who became ANW’s second million-dollar champion in season 11 when he outraced Daniel Gil to the top of Mt. Midoriyama, and No. 3 David “Flip” Rodriguez, who has entertained fans of the show for years with his all-out runs.

UPDATED September 22, 2018

12) LANCE PEKUS

Lance “Cowboy Ninja” Pekus
Born November 7, 1986 📍 Idaho
Instagram followers: 52 thousand

11) NAJEE RICHARDSON

Najee “Flying Phoenix” Richardson
Born March 26, 1991 📍 Philadelphia
Instagram followers: 53 thousand

10) JAIME RAHN

Jaime “Captain NBC” Rahn
Born May 7, 1988 📍 New Jersey
Instagram followers: 54 thousand

9) KEVIN BULL

Kevin Bull
Born July 23, 1985 📍 California
Instagram followers: 57 thousand

8) ISAAC CALDIERO

Isaac Caldiero
Born March 2, 1982 📍 Utah
Instagram followers: 71 thousand

7) DANIEL GIL

Daniel “Kingdom Ninja” Gil
Born May 13, 1993 📍 Texas
Instagram followers: 83 thousand

6) JOE MORAVSKY

Joe “The Weatherman” Moravsky
Born March 23, 1989 📍 Connecticut
Instagram followers: 93 thousand

5) ETHAN SWANSON

Ethan Swanson
Born April 11, 1990 📍 Illinois
Instagram followers: 98 thousand

4) GRANT MCCARTNEY

Grant “Island Ninja” McCartney
Born May 13, 1988 📍 Tennessee
Instagram followers: 102 thousand

3) FLIP RODRIGUEZ

David “Flip” Rodriguez
Born May 4, 1989 📍 Florida
Instagram followers: 108 thousand

2) DREW DRECHSEL

Drew “Real Life Ninja” Drechsel
Born January 6, 1989 📍 Florida
Instagram followers: 137 thousand

1) NICHOLAS COOLRIDGE

Nicholas “Modern Tarzan” Coolridge
Born September 7, 1988 📍 California
Instagram followers: 285 thousand