Kicking the list off at spot number 10 is Kayla Ewell who used to play Vicki Donovan on The Vampire Diaries. Besides this role, the actress is also known for appearing on the soap opera The Bold and the Beautiful, as well as the teen comedy-drama Freaks and Geeks. Currently, Kayla Ewell has 1 million followers on the popular photo-sharing social media platform.
Next on the list is Steven R. McQueen who played Jeremy Gilbert on the popular teen vampire drama. Besides his role on The Vampire Diaries, Steven is also known for playing Jimmy Borelli in the drama show Chicago Fire, as well as starring in the comedy-horror movie Piranha 3-D. Currently, Steven R. McQueen has 1.3 million followers on Instagram which puts him on spot number nine on today's list!
Number eight on the list goes to Michael Trevino who played Tyler Lockwood on The Vampire Diaries.
Since 2019, the actor — who also had a guest role on the spin-off The Originals and was a part of the cast of the action thriller movie Out of Control — is starring in the sci-fi drama Roswell, New Mexico. Currently, Michael Trevino has 1.9 million followers on Instagram.
Let's move on to Daniel Gillies who played Elijah Mikaelson on the popular fantasy teen show. Once The Vampire Diaries wrapped up, Daniel became a regular cast member of its spin-off The Originals. Besides that, he is also known for starring in the romantic drama show Virgin River, as well as the upcoming movie Occupation: Rainfall. Currently, Daniel Gillies has 3.4 million followers on Instagram.
Next on the list is actress Kat Graham who played Bonnie Bennett on the supernatural drama show. Besides her role on The Vampire Diaries, she's also known for her roles in movies like The Parent Trap, 17 Again, The Roommate, Honey 2, Addicted, and All Eyez on Me. Kat also creates music and so far she has released to studio albums — Roxbury Drive and Love Music Funk Magic. Currently, Kat Graham has 5.9 million followers on Instagram which puts her on spot number six on the list.
Opening up the top five most-followed The Vampire Diaries cast members on Instagram is Joseph Morgan who played Niklaus "Klaus" Mikaelson on the popular teen show. After The Vampire Diaries wrapped up — just like Daniel Gillies — Joseph also moved on to become one of the main cast members in the spin-off The Originals. Currently, Joseph — who also stars in the 2020 sci-fi drama Brave New World — has 6.2 million followers on Instagram.
Spot number four on the list goes to Candice King who played Caroline Forbes on the Vampire Diaries.
Like some other cast members, Candice also proceeded to star in the spin-off The Originals and she also had an appearance in the sci-fi drama show The Orville. Currently, Candice King has 8.3 million followers on the famous photo-sharing social media platform!
Opening up the top three most followed The Vampire Diaries cast members on Instagram is Paul Wesley who played Stefan Salvatore on fantasy teen drama. Since 2018, Paul — who as well made an appearance in an episode of The Originals — has been a main cast member of the psychological thriller show Tell Me a Story. Currently, Paul Wesley has 10 million followers on Instagram.
The runner-up on today's list is Ian Somerhalder who played Damon Salvatore on the hit vampire show. Prior to The Vampire Diaries, Ian played Boone Carlyle on the drama show Lost and in 2019 he played Dr. Luther Swann in Netflix's sci-fi horror series V Wars. Currently, Ian Somerhalder — who used to date fellow The Vampire Diaries co-star Nina Dobrev — has 18.5 million followers on Instagram.
Wrapping the list up is Nina Dobrev who played Elena Gilbert and Katherine Pierce on The Vampire Diaries. Besides these, the actress — who shares plenty of great content on Instagram — has been up to quite a lot and most notably she starred in the movies The Perks of Being a Wallflower, Let's Be Cops, The Final Girls, and XXX: Return of Xander Cage. Currently, Nina Dobrev has 21.4 million followers on Instagram.