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With five World Grand Prix and two Olympic gold medals (2008, 2012) to her credit, Brazil’s Jaqueline Carvalho is the most popular women’s volleyball player in the world on the picture-sharing social media platform Instagram. The six-foot-one outside hitter is married to fellow Brazilian volleyball player, Murilo Endres.

VOLLEYBALL QUEENS OF INSTAGRAM

Queens of Volleyball: Jaqueline Carvalho, Sabina Altynbekova, Sheilla Castro tops in Instagram followers

Carvalho is joined in the Instagram top ten by two other Brazilian players, Sheilla Castro and Fabiana Claudino — both of whom hail from Belo Horizonte. The only other country to place multiple players in the top ten is the United States.

UPDATED September 18, 2018

10) KELSEY ROBINSON

Kelsey Robinson
Born June 25, 1992 🇺🇸 Elmhurst, Illinois
Instagram followers: 117 thousand

9) FRANCESCA PICCININI

Francesca Piccinini
Born January 10, 1979 🇮🇹 Massa, Italy
Instagram followers: 124 thousand

8) WINIFER FERNANDEZ

Winifer María Fernández Pére
Born January 6, 1995 🇩🇴 Santiago de los Caballeros, D.R.
Instagram followers: 129 thousand

7) KERRI WALSH JENNINGS

Kerri Lee Walsh Jennings
Born August 15, 1978 🇺🇸 Santa Clara, California
Instagram followers: 230 thousand

6) SAORI KIMURA

Saori Kimura
Born August 19, 1986 🇯🇵 Yashio, Japan
Instagram followers: 260 thousand

5) FABIANA CLAUDINO

Fabiana Marcelino Claudino
Born January 24, 1985 🇧🇷 Belo Horizonte, Brazil
Instagram followers: 339 thousand

4) KIM YEON-KOUNG

Kim Yeon-koung
Born February 26, 1988 🇰🇷 Ansan, South Korea
Instagram followers: 524 thousand

3) SHEILLA CASTRO

Sheilla Tavares de Castro
Born July 1, 1983 🇧🇷 Belo Horizonte, Brazil
Instagram followers: 530 thousand

2) SABINA ALTYNBEKOVA

Sabina Altynbekova
Born November 5, 1996 🇰🇿 Aktobe, Kazakhstan
Instagram followers: 745 thousand

1) JAQUELINE CARVALHO

Jaqueline Maria Pereira de Carvalho Endres
Born December 31, 1983 🇧🇷 Recife, Brazil
Instagram followers: 843 thousand