Our neighbors across the pond offer some engaging content on social media. From makeup tips and fashion advice to day-in-the-life videos of a UK archaeologist or celebrity football player, this list of UK influencers has something for everyone.
15 of the top UK influencers to follow
Steph the Archaeologist
Steph is a content creator, foodie and archaeologist working toward her Ph.D. at England’s Durham University. Steph spends her days exploring prehistoric sites, sampling delicious local pies, and visiting the floral arches at London’s lovely Covent Garden, sharing each adventure with her Instagram followers.
Zarah is a globe-trotting London girl who shares scenes from her travels and daily life. On Instagram, Zarah takes her followers along as she hits regal Regent Street in style with a friend, strikes a picturesque pose against fall foliage in Oxford, and gets glam for Sunday Funday at a chic London spot.
David is a former professional soccer player and world-famous celebrity. On Instagram, David lets his 75.8 million followers in on his go-to holiday gifts, spends his free time visiting with the Chelsea Pensioners, and takes a trip down memory lane with highlights from his glory days as a Manchester United star.
Honey is a British makeup enthusiast who posts makeup tutorials served with a side of funny commentary. On TikTok, she demonstrates how to achieve makeup looks like Hermione from “Harry Potter,” a bewitching “Hocus Pocus” transformation, and a dreamy take on “Alice in Wonderland” to inspire her followers.
Carys — englishartsacademy
Carys is a mentor for those looking to learn more about the English language and a dose of British culture. Her TikTok followers look to Carys for interpreting their British friends’ phrases and expressions, common slang terms, and a breakdown of the key differences between British and American English.
Sunny — sunny_in_london
Sunny is a former Floridian journalist who now lives in London. On TikTok, where she’s also known as sunny_in_london, the micro-influencer shares a behind-the-scenes peek into London’s food, events, and culture. Sunny treats her followers to the city’s colorful Christmas lights display, a mouthwatering look at the best brunch spot in town, and a roundup of all the must-see spots and activities to try when visiting London.
Jorgie is an actress, mom-to-be, and former soap star in the UK. On Instagram, where she’s better known as themissyporter, Jorgie is a premium influencer who gets a hydrating facial while on maternity leave, steps out for a glamorous evening celebrating the nation’s heroes, and gives her followers a sneak peek at her well-stocked, stylish baby nursery.
Harry is a superstar musician who rose to fame as a member of the British boy band One Direction. Now that he’s achieved even more success as a solo performer and aspiring actor, Harry has amassed an astounding 47.7 million followers on Instagram. Whether he’s performing onstage at a sold-out show, gracing the cover of a magazine or promoting his latest song, Harry’s fans happily follow his every move.
Dominic is a British model and reality star who’s into traveling and fashion. The Manchester native is also a premium Instagram influencer who treats his followers to sophisticated shots of his early morning strolls, gets his adrenaline pumping by testing out an all-new electric vehicle, and spends quality time with his young sons in comfy matching outfits.
As a UK-based personal trainer and author, Alice is passionate about promoting clean eating habits and living a healthy lifestyle. For her 690K Instagram followers, Alice shares a killer lower body workout, a delicious, nutritious winter stew recipe perfect for chilly nights and her go-to moves for a hotel gym fitness session.
Sophie is a British mom, wife and author with major skills in cleaning, organizing and decorating her home. On Instagram, where she’s better known as mrshinchhome, Sophie shows her 4.6 million followers her chic, cozy sense of style, a step-by-step look at her house cleaning routine, and a before-and-after reveal of her bathroom transformation.
Mathew is a Welsh celebrity chef, stuntman and professional skateboarder. As a mid-tier Instagram influencer, Mathew showcases his culinary skills by whipping up a delectable garlic and tomato pasta dish, hosts a giveaway to release his new spicy chili sauce, and fuels up for a bike ride with some plant-based banana pancakes.