Celebrities play an important role on social media. Since they’re famous figures, many fans are curious of their personal lives as well as their career. Not only that, they are also influencers who should be giving good examples and influence on the public. 

For the record, among Malaysian celebrities, Datuk Sri Siti Nurhaliza has the highest number of Instagram followers at 7.8 million. However, for this list, we would like to list down Instagram-popular celebrities who are active in the acting industry.



Among her acting peers, Neelofa has the highest number of Instagram followers, which is 7.6 million! It’s no wonder because she is also a popular host, entrepreneur and fashion icon, who is also well known internationally, thus making her an idol to many especially the ladies.

Zizan Razak


Zizan Razak is another popular actor and comedian in Malaysia. Apart from acting, Zizan is also a talented host and singer. With Instagram followers numbering at 7.3 million, this makes Zizan the only actor on this list!

Nora Danish


Once popular with the drama series “Puteri”, Nora Danish continues to be plenty of fans’ favourite actress. With more than 7.1 million followers on Instagram, Nora often shares her skincare routine, activities with her family, and tons of fun TikTok videos!

Mira Filzah


The sweet-faced and soft-spoken Mira Filzah has no problem stealing fans’ hearts. Aside from acting, Mira is also talented in hosting. Plus, she has now started dabbling in entrepreneurship too. Mira has 6.6 million followers on Instagram.

Janna Nick


Often praised for her looks that are said to resemble Korean stars’, Janna Nick has succeeded in proving herself as a versatile actress. Apart from acting and hosting, Janna is also active in extreme sports. She shares all this on her Instagram which has a following of 6 million.

Hanis Zalikha


Wife to action actor Hairul Azreen and mother to two adorable children, Yusuf Iskandar and Alisa Aisyah. Even though Hanis Zalikha is seldom seen acting now, she is still active in the business world selling her Cakenis tudung (head scarf), as seen on her Instagram that has more 5.8 million followers.

Amyra Rosli


Since she started wearing hijab, Amyra Rosli just keeps getting prettier. Fans love seeing her little family, consisting of her husband actor Amar Baharin and their adorable kids Aqeef Anaqi and Ayra Aryssa, on her Instagram, which has 5.5 million followers.



Who doesn’t know the Malaysian Diva, Nur Fazura? With 5.3 million followers on her Instagram, Fazura often shares her OOTD, career and anything related to her business ventures on the platform. Now, even more fans are following her closely on Instagram as she is ready to become a mother to her and husband Fattah Amin’s first child soon!

Scha Alyahya


An actress and host who often attracts attention with her friendly, humble and mature personality. That’s Scha Alyahya, who is also the wife to actor and host Awal Ashaari. Scha’s Instagram, which has 5.3 million followers, is full of fashion pics as well as photos and videos of her daughter, Lara Alana.

Elizabeth Tan


This list has been dominated by Malay actresses, but here we have Elizabeth Tan a.k.a. Lizzy, who can act and sing fluently in the Malay language. She also attracts fans with her often cheerful persona. Furthermore, Lizzy often shares photos and videos of her cat Mizan on her Instagram which now has more than 1.8 million followers.