Offering relatable and hilarious content, memes appeal to the masses and are quickly becoming one of the trendiest content formats on social media. Similar to their Facebook meme page counterparts, top Instagram meme accounts have upwards of 10 million followers and are growing by the day.
Some meme accounts focus on specific topics, like relationships or childhood memories, while others focus on targeting specific demographics, such as the millennial female. Here we’ll examine 20 of the top Instagram meme accounts around. Each is making its mark on the online world and stirring a laugh in users no matter the niche.
@epicfunnypage, or Funny for short, is one of Instagram’s most active meme pages. Its anonymous creators post about ten times per day, predominantly in the form of video memes. Many of the videos capture hilarious clips of kids or animals. With more than 13.6 million followers, Funny is the most followed meme page on Instagram.
@fuckjerry is another dominant meme account on Instagram. In fact, the team behind the account is so dedicated to celebrating memes that they released a party game called What Do You Meme. Both the game and the @fuckjerry account focus on popular culture, targeting a Gen Z and millennial fanbase.
@sarcasm_only is an Instagram meme account that targets a female-skewing audience. Its anonymous creator addresses struggles of all types: not being able to get a date, keeping up with personal hygiene, feeling overwhelmed by busy schedules, and more. The page maintains a clean aesthetic by following a pattern of sharing two text-only posts for every single photo or video post.
@daquan creates memes that hit home for his 10.7 million followers, typically in the form of relatable punchlines and references to professional athletes, musicians, and celebrities. The account’s creator, Daquan Gesese, hails from Canada but now resides in New York City, where he works full-time creating memes.
@thefatjewish is one of the most well-branded meme accounts on Instagram. Its creator Josh Ostrovsky started the account in 2009 and has since amassed more than 10.4 million followers.
Ostrovsky has made his identity a central part of his meme account. He posts memes ranging from embarrassing videos to clever tweets and in 2015 created Swish Beverages, an alcohol brand selling drinks like “White Girl Rosé” and “Family Time Is Hard Pinot Grigio.”
@howitlook.s is a meme account known for posting interesting and humorous photos and videos of all types. From “satisfying to watch” clips depicting paint dripping or slime pouring, to adorable videos of pets tripping or begging for food, the account offers a variety of content.
@funnymemes is a meme account that has found a winning formula and stuck with it. The page comprises almost entirely of video memes that appeal to a diverse audience. From a child slipping on an icy trampoline to a rat showering like a human, the account humanizes the clumsiness and silly mistakes that accompany everyday life.
As its name suggests (@couplesnote) is an Instagram meme account dedicated entirely to love and relationships. The page is an embodiment of the term “couples goals” and shares photos and videos of heartwarming moments between romantic pairs. The page also pokes fun at the downsides of being single, whether it be sitting a movie alone or eating by yourself.
@betches posts Instagram memes that girls around the world can look at, laugh at and share. The majority of its memes jokingly address the various ways girls have learned to cope with the stresses of the female experience. While the page predominantly targets females, many of its memes are relatable enough to connect with anyone.
As its name suggests, the @ladbible Instagram page started as a celebration of the quintessential “lad,” which is essentially a young English male who likes sports, gaming, pop culture references and binge drinking. As it has grown, the account has become less specific to “lads” and now provides daily memes for a broad audience of 5.9 million followers.
@bitc.h is a popular Instagram account owned by Riley Beek, a Southern California based model. The page is known for targeting Millennials through its hilarious memes that celebrate drama and pettiness. The account is full of pop culture references and provides humorous and fresh perspectives on various aspects of millennial life, like school, relationships, money, and pets.
As its name suggests, @bored is a meme account attracting anyone with lots of time and nothing to do with it. Known for memes that comment on everyday problems, like watching too much Netflix or dealing with relationships, the account attracts a fanbase of four million plus.
Jessica Anteby is a New York City-based stylist who runs the popular meme account @beigecardigan. She started the page on a whim to compete with her husband who runs one of Instagram’s biggest meme accounts, @fuckjerry, and quickly realized that female-centric memes had a huge audience of their own. Her observation has paid off in the form of more than 3.5 million followers.
Social media celebrity Claudia Oshry originally started her @girlwithnojob Instagram account to direct traffic to her Tumblr. In the time since, her ability to create and curate internet memes has resulted in an Instagram following of more than 2.8 million. Oshry’s husband Ben also runs a similarly funny Instagram meme account called @boywithnojob.
@mytherapistsays is an Instagram meme account that was started by two childhood friends, Lola Tash and Nicole Argiris, as a way to keep in touch. What was created in 2015 as a means to vent frustration has now turned into a viral account that hilariously encapsulates the millennial female experience.