Like any other year, 2021 will be full of possibilities and surprises. It may not be the surprise we are hoping for, but it will surely push us past our limits and unlock possibilities we have not thought about before. Last year put most of us on edge, but several individuals have emerged victorious in their fight against an unprecedented enemy. We need to learn how they did it. Here are top 20 Instagram accounts that we need to follow in 2021:
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Beyoncé Giselle Knowles was born on September 4, 1981, in Houston, Texas. The American singer, songwriter, actress, and record producer started participating in singing and dancing competitions at a very young age. Since then, she has been unstoppable at sharing her talent with the world. In the late 1990s, she eventually rose to fame as the lead singer of Destiny’s Child, one of the best-selling girl groups of all time. After the group’s hiatus, the artist kicked off her solo music career. Today, Beyoncé is the most nominated woman at the Grammy Awards and the most awarded artist at the MTV Video Music Awards.
- Grant Cardone
Married to Elena Lyons since July 4, 2004, Grant Cardone is an internationally renowned business and sales expert. This incredibly successful entrepreneur sheds light on topics involving branding, real estate, marketing, relationships, investments, wealth, and many more. Aside from being a household name in the commercial space, this mogul is also an esteemed author of seven sales and business books. His most acclaimed literary works include If You’re Not First, You’re Last, and Sell or Be Sold. On top of that, the multifaceted figure is also the creator of the Cardone Foundation, an organization geared towards providing mentoring services and financial literacy.
- Courthouse Band
This quartet Indie powerhouse from Rugby is the band to watch out for in 2021. Since their formation, Courthouse has entertained audiences with their innovative funk grooves and electric frontman. In 2019, the band has played with some of the music industry’s best like Scouting for Girls, Toploader in Warwick, Razorlight, and many more. Whether love ballads, rap, solos, Indie anthems, Courthouse is a band that plays a wide variety of music genres, making them the “best band you’ve never heard of.”
- Seyed “Master Jeff” Jafar Jafari
Nothing in this world is greater than finding the way to a life of happiness and sharing it with those who may need it too. Seyed Jafari, known to his peers as Master Jeff, spent decades looking for the missing pieces of the puzzle around the globe and experienced it with more than 100,000 people. Jafar Jafari gathered vital knowledge and put it together to unlock the secret of human superpowers which are born with us and learn how to take control of them to allow people to go into what he calls “The Champion Zone” whenever, or wherever they need it to.
Seyed ‘Master Jeff ‘ Jafar Jafari creates an atmosphere for students to experience all human senses and reach to the level where people feel what champions feel when they are in the zone for a short period of time. The company he founded, PSC Academy, Inc., is proud to carry this amazing philosophy of success course and spread this unique and only one-time chance to those who have a desire to discover their inner super power and their real face.
- Hempology Spa
Hempology Spa is the first full service Cannabis Spa created by a woman of color. The company’s focus is to provide at home spa and wellness products for those looking to take a cannabis approach to self care. Hempology also provides servio for those who suffer with pain, skin disorders, mental instability, and fibromyalgia, to name a few. The Founder Gina McClair and COO Jaleesa Reed both have a background in nursing and esthetics, making this the perfect combination of creating the ultimate experience of Hemp Beauty.
- Geoff Cash
Geoff Cash is a successful coach, speaker, and business owner. He went on to build several multimillion dollar companies, lead massive sales teams to over 65 million in product sales, and created programs that many leading sales organizations are using today. He enjoys helping others succeed and welcomes any new challenge to help others grow. Geoff lives by the saying, “doing as much as I can, for as long as I can, to help as many as I can!”
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- Fady Rizk
Fady Rizk is an Egyptian bilingual stand-up comedian. He is currently based in New York City and has lived in Egypt and Dubai. The comedian has shared the stage with some of the biggest names in comedy and performed in prominent comedy clubs across the country. Fady brings more than laughter to the table as he shatters cultural boundaries and challenges the stereotypes Americans have for Arabs through his unique unadulterated humor. With his diverse experiences, Fady aims to use comedy for a greater purpose by educating and motivating people to broaden their perspectives.
- James Joseph Yelle
James Yelle is a young working professional based out of the greater Boston area. His passion for music has always steered him toward performance and dedication to the guitar. Currently, James is exploring alternative avenues and plans to make way into the music industry and establish a highly successful career. As a natural performer, James’s most sacred obligation is to make the audience feel something visceral and real.
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- Ben Holt
Ben Holt is an internationally acclaimed Breathwork Facilitator, a Psychedelic Therapist, and a Transformational retreat leader. He is also a renowned filmmaker and musician. Through his work, it is Ben’s intention to aid in the transition of humanity from fear-based control into compassion-based freedom. He wants to provide his tribe with the environment and tools that are needed to expand their hearts, clear their minds, and nourish their souls.
Follow Ben’s journey, gain access to free resources, and learn about upcoming in-person and virtual events at his website www.connectandevolve.com.
- Fia Johansson
Fia Johansson is an entrepreneurial anomaly. The best-selling author, celebrity psychic medium, executive coach, film producer, and licensed private investigator and psychic detective known as Persian Medium has worked with tens of thousands of people to help them reach unbelievable heights. The very notion of helping people build incredible success isn’t just a part of her brand—she is the walking embodiment of it.
Fia built her multi-million dollar empire from nothing, leaving her native country Sweden, and then to the States, where she currently works with celebrities, high-ranking executives, and CEOs of Fortune 500 companies, doctors, lawyers, foreign dignitaries, and even US government officials. Johannson has spoken at the United Nations and has been featured in Forbes, the Wall Street Journal, CBS, NBC, ABC, and Fox News channels.
- Connor Stewart
Connor Stewart is a singer, songwriter, audio engineer, actor, model, arts manager, and events planner, all in one. He is a recent graduate of Texas Christian University (TCU) with a major in music and a minor in arts leadership and entrepreneurship. As a true entertainer at heart, he has performed and managed events ranging from pop concerts to opera. Connor Stewart busies himself at the DuMaine Street Studios in Mansfield, Texas, as he prepares for an EP set to be released sometime this year, with songs like “Ignited” and “Domino.”
Connor will also release a song for Valentine’s Day, “SunKiss.” The song was written by Connor, produced and arranged by James DuMaine and features the vocals of Connor and Megan De La Torre. The song is about waiting for the ‘sun kiss’ which is a metaphor of waiting for someone you will love and who’ll turn your world upside down. When the sun caresses your face, it feels good and Connor compares this feeling with meeting the right person for you.
“I had this experience when I started watching all my friends get in long term relationships and I felt like I was never going to find it. I then thought to myself what would it be to actually find it. This song is pure positivity and feels like being touched by the Sun; feel-good song of the year,” Connor said.
- Chad Ehlers
Chad Ehlers (aka Da_Chad) is an all American who has recently shelved his medical career to become a full-time influencer. Chad has become one of TikTok’s most popular creators. He’s the founder of Chad Change, multiple groups of influencers that work daily to spread love and positivity throughout all social media platforms.
Chad used his own personal tragedy to create a space for triumph! Through overcoming the suicide of his young spouse, raising a teenage daughter on his own to now being the father of a toddler who has leukemia, Chad knows firsthand what it’s like to overcome difficulties and triumph in the end. As a result of Chad’s challenges, he has chosen to use his pain and turn it into purpose by creating the ChadChange Movement. A safe space for others to come and find healing, support and inspiration, consisting of over 300 members worldwide.
Through this movement, Chad hopes to bring inspiration to others who are dealing with depression, anxiety, mental health disorders as well as domestic violence, abuse, and cancer. The ChadChange Movement & (soon-to-be) Foundation is a one-of-a-kind inspirational leadership team equipped to go out and change the world for the better.
- Jordan Nancarrow
Actor and Content Creator, Jordan Nancarrow is quite the interesting one, judging off of his IG feed. It takes one to know one, and most certainly, he is one to look out for as he is on the rise to stardom. Most importantly, it’s just fun to live through this guy who’s both joyful and inspiring to watch.
Think about a mixture between Will Smith’s personality and Jay Shetty’s mentality – unique. In many ways, Jordan is the perfect social media sensation people are needing in this digital age, so if one’s looking for an account that can bring light into life and a laugh during the down days, Jordan’s the one to seek for.
- Henry Elkus
Helena was founded to shed light into the world’s troubles and help mitigate its adverse effects through projects and ceaseless education. It has partnered with many key people in the States like Snap Inc. CEO Evan Spiegel, Zoe Saldana, and Boyan Slat to start projects directed to help the impoverished and the society in general. Founder Henry Elkus spearheads many operations and projects done by Helena and its partners. Factory in the Sky, Shield, America In One Room are just some of the projects initiated by Helena.
- Chuck Starr
Chuck Starr is a singer-songwriter-entertainer, from Columbus Ohio. Chuck cut his teeth performing on an international level with Carnival Cruise Lines and Holland America Cruise Lines. He became well-known for his vibrant on-stage persona and he has brought this infectious energy and positive vibes to anyone that he met.
Chuck has been gaining momentum from his uplifting and energetic pop-number “Dance Wit Me.” It has helped open the door for his new song and video that will be released on all social media platforms on Feb 26th entitled “Love Math.” Make sure to be ahead of the wave and go follow Chuck Starr.
- Alexander Nemet
Alexander Nemet is a digital marketing specialist from Chicago, Illinois, born on June 3, 1993. Alexander was raised by a single mother of three children. They lived at his grandmother’s house after separating from his father because of domestic abuse. His tough childhood led him to become a gang member in South Chicago, a path that eventually led him to jail. But Alexander was determined to transform his life. Hence, he worked several jobs to save for Tai Lopez courses, a renowned social media marketing expert. Equipped with knowledge from the business program, he built his social media marketing agency, and the rest is history. Today, Alexander lives with his girlfriend and son, Nehemiah.
- Yunha Kim
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Yunha Kim founded Simple Habit to teach people just how powerful meditation is to individuals. She understands that whatever industry you’re in, pressure, competition, and problems are inevitable. These can cloud a person’s judgement. So Simple Habit was created to become a place where people recollect their thoughts and clear their minds.
As someone who’s experienced the pressures of working and running a business, Yunha knows how stress can affect a person. So she takes to her experience and reaches out to people so they can relax and calm their minds—leading to better results.
- Nija Charles
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Nija Charles is a 23-year old songwriter, artist, and record producer who deserves the global stage. Like any young artist in the music industry today, it must be difficult to make a mark. But not for Nija. As someone who has a formidable talent in songwriting and singing, it came natural for Nija to tie up with many Grammy-winning artists like Beyonce, Jay-Z, Drake, and Cardi B—all of whom Nija sat down to write songs with. She may be young, but she’s way ahead of her peers.
- Marya Dzmitruk
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Prodsmart is a multi-million dollar company that stands at the helm of software creation. The company, co-founded by Marya Dzmitruk, helps companies to scale their income. From small- to medium-sized companies, Prodsmart is sure to provide custom-made software so each will get a chance to catapult companies to heights they have not reached before. Since 2018, Prodsmart has partnered with many companies like IG Masonry Support, sonafi, Science4You, among others.
- Arum Kang
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Arum Kang is the founder of Coffee Meets Bagel, a company established in 2012 and has been growing to become a global leader in the dating servicing industry. With over 2.5 billion introductions made since its inception, Coffee Meets Bagel is a go-to company for women who want to create meaningful connections with others. Founder and CEO Arum Kang said that she wants her company to be women-centered and empowering. According to Kang, she sees Coffee Meets Bagel as a way for women to create their dating destinies.