People gravitate toward people with charisma and those who are passionate about what they do. Not only do they set an example to others, they also inspire others to pursue their passions as well. With social media, the influence that others have to their followers increase considerably. Entrepreneurs, actors, athletes, artists, and others can post almost anything on social media and positively affect their followers. Because they have been there and experienced life to the fullest, both the ups and downs, they are the best people to learn something from. Here are 10 Instagram accounts to follow:
Gary Vaynerchuk is a digital marketing powerhouse who garnered success through his work in e-commerce and social media. He is the chairman of New York-based communications company VaynerX, and is the CEO of VaynerMedia, a subsidiary of VaynerX.
As a serial entrepreneur, Gary has his fair share of involvements with other burgeoning businesses. In addition to running VaynerMedia, Gary also serves as a partner of VaynerSports, an athlete representation agency. He is also the co-founder of the restaurant reservation software company Resy.
Gary Vaynerchuk shares his business experience as a best-selling author, an international speaker, and a certified internet personality.
Joey Harris is an international consultant to the stars and an influencer who has worked in the music industry for over 20 years. He’s worked as an executive for Sony Music, Universal Music, Beyoncé’s Parkwood Entertainment and as a consultant to the United Nations. Joey is currently Senior Vice President of Janet Jackson & Randy Jackson’s Rhythm Nation/The Association.
With a Masters Degree in Music Business from NYU, Joey is the CEO of his own international consulting firm Joey Harris Inc. where he not only consults for top companies and artists, but he also helps take independent talent to the next level by providing top label marketing services, Spotify playlisting, influencer marketing, Times Square Billboard placements, artist development, PR, and general consulting.
With his busy schedule, he is proud to be able to make time to teach music business at NYU and serve as a member of the Recording Academy.
#Christian Kevin Martinez
Christian Kevin Martinez is a 29-year-old entrepreneur from Chicago. Christian left the 9-5 life to pursue his own goals and aspirations. He is now a crypto currency and stock trader who prides of being a big risk taker when it comes to pursuing his dreams.
When he was a child, Christian was always fascinated by new inventions and the fast advancement of technology of the world. After turning 18, he started flipping electronics on EBay. Now, he is using all his knowledge to scale his income in crypto currency, particularly in Bitcoin Ripple and Ethereum.
Fritz is a serial entrepreneur based in Chicago. He has learned early on to pivot when his intuition calls for a drastic life change. His passion for fitness combined with a newfound platform in Instagram has resulted in opportunities to facilitate social media brand affiliations, fitness modeling, and online coaching while still in school.
After college, Fritz headed to Silicon Valley to work for a top health and wellness brand start-up and would since become the Chief Marketing Officer that generated the company high 6 figures in 4 short months!
Fritz then missed the entrepreneurial grind, which sent him back to Chicago to start businesses such as restaurant Thalia Spice, Simply Thalia, TOMI, digital marketing and tech ABN Circle, as well as co-owning the Iridium clothing brand with stores in the Windy City and Atlanta.
He now spends his time imparting knowledge through daily @fritzlifestyle updates, guest podcasts, speaking engagements and being featured on prominent publications such as Forbes, Inc Magazine, Thrive Global, Influencive, and many more.
#Mckell Smith MS, CCC-SLP
TheraV, Inc. is an online marketplace for therapists and families. It connects families with the therapist (speech, OT, PT, counseling, ABA, etc.) that best fits their needs, or the needs of their loved one. The company screens all therapists and personally speaks with each family, to make sure that they are aligning customers to the best of their ability.
TheraV, Inc. has built an online platform that allows therapists to see clients online, with interactive tools that keep clients engaged during sessions. Clients can feel safe knowing that the platform utilizes the most up-to-date security features to ensure safety during online sessions.
CEO Mckell Smith is a certified speech language pathologist with a decade of experience in the field. She has been engaged in telepractice for over 7 years. From her experience in both in-person and telepractice sessions, being a mom to little ones with speech needs, and being a friend and family member to those with a variety of needs, she saw an urgent need for better solutions. TheraV was created to provide those solutions.
Mariia Syrotiuk, also known as Meriel, is an entrepreneur who travels back and forth between Los Angeles and New York. She moved to the US only three years ago and started her own business when she was only sixteen years old. Meriel is a graduate of Graphic Design and Web Development who provides freelance website creation businesses to various clients all over the United States.
Amid the COVID-19 pandemic, Mariia Syrotiuk started a luxury concierge business that provides relaxation and entertainment opportunities. Mariia has thrived in various business opportunities, including selling men’s accessories on Amazon, training on Forex, investing in Bitcoin, providing makeup artist services, and creating beauty tutorials. She’s currently an Instagram influencer with over 2.6 million followers and still growing.
Referred to as a world-leading expert by Dr. Phil, Chase Hughes retired from the US military in 2018. After a 20-year career, Chase published his #1 bestselling book on persuasion and influence, The Ellipsis Manual. His training is widely known as the gold standard for intelligence operations, sales, and interrogation. Chase has been named in the 2020 40-under-40 with Mark Zuckerberg, and is also the author of the fiction thriller about mind control, Phrase Seven which is soon to be a television series.
Reaching 1 million followers on Instagram and over 100,000 subscribers on YouTube, the Furches Twins possess charisma, charming voices, and an identical appearance that intrigues the world. Their success continued together up until May 30, 2019. As one of the twins, Gwynne, was driving, she accidentally struck and killed a man. Because of the incident, she was sent to prison.
The obstacle was hard enough to overcome but the other half of the Furches Twins, Jessa, didn’t give up. She created her own Instagram account, now with 190,000 followers, and she began visualizing and writing her own solo music. All with one simple purpose: to show others how to turn a bad situation into inspiration.
Avori Henderson is a professional model with Ford Models and a content creator best known for her influence and rising popularity in the gaming industry. She started her modeling career with pageants, where she won three titles with the Miss America Organization. She has worked with brands like Nesquik, Bang, Perky Jerky, Procter & Gamble, and Cheap Caribbean, among many others.
She has also competed in gaming tournaments across the world in places like Mexico City, Sweden, Los Angeles, San Diego, Boston, France, Houston, and San Antonio. Avori has organized gaming contests for game titles like PUBG, Call Of Duty: Warzone, Valorant, and Among Us while also organizing the 2019 all-female tournament for women gamers and streamers. She is actively pursuing the humanitarian aspect of gaming as she has collected more than $10,000 in donations for various charity organizations.
#Aaron Von Ossko
Aaron Von Ossko is an international art broker for artist Gregory Siff, King Saladeen, and RETNA. He is also an art collector and advisor. The art enthusiast is a mentor to children and adults with special needs.
Aaron is the founder of Esoteric Collection, a brand that wants to promote the real essence and value of art. The company is a firm believer that the world should witness art and it should not just be bound within galleries and museums.
In 2015, the company signed with Muse Publishing to co-produce content for several global and commercial magazines like Maxim, FHM, Playboy, GQ, Sports Illustrated, and many more.
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