No one is new to using social media in this day and age, notably Instagram and Tiktok. Influence from social media has recently started to catch on in Nepal. According to a research done by Digital 2022: Nepal, there were 13.70 million social media users in Nepal in January 2022.
There are numerous social media users in Nepal who follow several national and worldwide celebrities and influencers. As a result, various brands and businesses collaborate with well-known influencers and celebrities for branding and marketing purposes of their products. Most of the top social media influencers of Nepal are celebrities from the media field.
However, today, in this article we are here to look at some of the top male Instagram influencers of Nepal. Based on our research, we have selected Top 10 male Instagram influencers of Nepal with the most number of followers.
1. Nirmal Purja aka Nims Dai
Mountaineer Nirmal Purja MBE was born in Nepal. He holds numerous mountain climbing records and is a naturalized British citizen. Nirmal Purja has scaled all 14 of the tallest mountains in the world and set records by reaching the top of K2 in the dead of winter.
Nims Purja has 2 million Instagram followers as of 2022, making no. 1 spot for male Instagram influencers of Nepal. Since the release of his Netflix-distributed documentary 14 Peaks: Nothing is Impossible, Nims Dai has gained a lot of popularity on social media. He has influenced lots of people from his #alwayslittlehigher mentality and never giving up attitude for climbing mountains.
Records set by Nirmal Purja
- Most 8000 m mountains climbed in the Spring season
- Most 8000 m mountains climbed in the Summer season
- The fastest summit of the three highest mountains in the world, Everest, K2, and Kanchenjunga
- The fastest summit of the five highest mountains in the world, Everest, K2, Kanchenjunga, Lhotse, and Makalu
- The fastest lower 8000ers beating his own previous record of 5 days.
2. Routine of Nepal Banda
Victor Poudel is the founder and admin of Routine of Nepal Banda (RONB) which was established in 2011 AD with the aim of providing authentic information about the Nepal Banda going on in Nepal.
The page came into hype in 2015 during the time of the earthquake when it started circulating different breaking news regarding the earthquake and political conditions of Nepal. Now, Routine of Nepal Banda posts various news around Nepal and is considered an authentic social media to get information.
The page has also started working on paid promotions and marketing of various brands and products. Routine of Nepal Banada (RONB) has 1.2 million followers on Instagram as of 2022 which makes it 2nd for male Instagram influencers of Nepal.
RONB has influenced lots of people of different age in Nepal with its authentic source of information about various things going on in Nepal and around the world.
3. Daya Hang Rai
Born and raised in a remote village of Bhojpur district, Daya Hang Rai is a well known Nepal actor who has played in various hit movies such as Kabbadi sequence, Loot 1, Loot 2Jhole, Vada Number 6 and many more.
He is a winner of three national awards for his movies. Apart from acting, Daya Hang Rai is also a director, playwright and a comedian. His movie White Sun (Seto Surya) based on the civil war of Nepal was submitted to the 2018 Oscar Award for the category Best Foregin Language Film.
Daya Hang Rai has also won National Film Awards for Best Supporting Actor for the movie Dasdhunga in 2009, National Film Awards for Best Actor for Sambodhan in 2015, National Film Awards for Best Actor for Kabaddi Kabaddi in 2016 and LG Award for Best Actor for Kabaddi Kabaddi in 2016. Daya Hang Rai is considered as the most influential actor with 427K followers on Instagram as of 2022.
4. Anmol KC
Everyone’s favorite actor Anmol KC, also famous as the son of legendary actor Bhuwan KC was born and raised in Kathmandu. Anmol KC is an actor, producer and a model.
Born on. 30th March, 1994 in Kathmandu, Nepal, Anmol KC is one of the most popular influencers among youths in Nepal. He is also said to be the highest paid actor in Nepalese film industry.
He has 345k followers on Instagram as of 2022. Anmol KC has won Best Debut Actor in 2013 followed by FAAN Star of the year in 2016. Similarly, he has also won LG Award for Popular Actor of the Year in 2016. Also, he has won NFDC Maha Jury award in 2016 followed by MFDC Best Actor award in 2018.
5. Sisan Baniya
Born on June 10, 1991 in Kathmandu Nepal, Sisan Baniya is one of the most popular social media influencers of Nepal. He has over 636k subscribers in his channel as of 2022.
He has been actively involved in doing various big projects and collaborations with renowned faces of Nepal such as NimsDai with whom he has done a project called Project Possible. Also, he is seen working with various other celebrities such as Anil Keshary Shah, Neetesh Jung Kunwar, Chetan Vlogs, Mr. Foodie Nepal and many more.
He became more renowned in the media field after his project with Shrinkhala Khatiwada for her Miss Nepal World introduction video which won her Multimedia Award in 2018. He has 222K followers on his Instagram as of 2022. He has influenced many youths with his excellent photography and videography skills.
6. Nepal Food
The person behind one of Nepal’s most well-known food vlogging pages, Nepal Food, is Siddhartha Ghimire. In 2015, Siddhartha Ghimire began using Sidharth Food as a personal food journal; however, when the page gained popularity, he changed to @nepal.food.
His primary impact on the culinary world, in his opinion, is his father, a chef by trade. He has gone a long way in his food blogging adventure by following his passions for discovering new restaurants, taking photos, rating cuisine, and writing reviews.
As of 2022, he had 291k followers on Instagram. He publishes in-depth reviews, recipes, and many other things related to the food industry.
7. Mr. Foodie Nepal
The owner of Mr.Foodie Nepal is a 29-year-old foodie. He launched this page on the spur of the moment in 2016 and considers himself a major gourmet.
Because he feels that people deserve to know the truth, his food blogging career specifically began after a poor dining experience at one of the “appealing appearing” eateries.
Since then, there hasn’t been a complete stop because he is well-liked by foodies in Nepal. He consumes food, takes pictures, makes videos, and reviews the various restaurants and cafes he visits in Nepal. He has 249K followers on Instagram as of 2022.
8. Sandeep Lamichhane
Sandeep Lamichhane is one of the most famous youth influncer who plays cricket for the Nepal national cricket team and is a native of Nepal. The adolescent is renowned for his leg break bowling.
At the U-19 Cricket World Cup, he represented his nation and claimed 14 wickets. He competed against numerous nations, including Ireland, Bangladesh, Namibia, and Pakistan.
When he took five wickets against Ireland in the Under-19 World Cup, he became the sixth bowler in the world to record a hat trick. He was the first player from Nepal to play in the Indian Premier League when the Delhi Daredevils acquired him for INR 2 million in 2018. Sandeep, who is referred to as the “King of Spin,” collected 17 wickets in six games of the 2018 ICC World Cricket League.
He has 190K followers on Instagram as of 2022. Currently, Sandeep Lammichhane has been popular name in the media for being accused of raping a 17 year old minor girl.
9. Sajjan Raj Vaidya
Talented and gifted singer, songwriter, guitarist, composer, and producer from Nepal is Sajjan Raj Vaidya. He is presently a resident of New York, USA.
He began his musical career as a cover vocalist and has performed a number of cover songs, many of which have been uploaded to his own YouTube page. Currently, he has more than 876k subscribers to his YouTube channel.
His distinctive singing voice, work ethic, and voice are all to thank for this. Sajjan Raj Vaidya started releasing his music on SoundCloud and YouTube. 2014 saw the release of his debut original, “Aaja Matra.”
His first significant work was the 2016 release of the original “Hawaijahaj,” which came with a music video made by the Kathmandu-based Fuzz Factory Productions. His recent tour and concerts in various parts of Nepal has made him a hot topic and most popular and loved Instagram influencer of Nepal. He has currently 187K followers on Instagram as of 2022.
10. Nitesh Jung Kunwar
A well-known vocalist from Nepal is Neetesh Jung Kunwar. His music is primarily featured on YouTube. He was born in Lalitpur, Nepal, on May 26, 1994. He is 27 years of age. With his own name as the channel name, Neetesh has a legitimate YouTube channel.
His song “flirty Maya” attracted a sizable fan base. In a similar vein, “Hamro Nepal Ma” is a popular song. He also covers so many other songs like Sindhuli Gadhi, Swargaki Pari, Cold Water, Nischal, Budes Kaal Ko Laathi, etc with the “Channel Arbratrary” team and does so many shows. He has 182K followers on Instagram as of 2022.