Johnny Depp’s Instagram Record Shattered by Jenna Ortega – Wednesday Star Gains 10M Followers in Just 10 Days

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It’s been just a matter of weeks since the horror-comedy, Wednesday was released on Netflix. And the show’s lead star, Jenna Ortega has already started to break various records, thanks to her portrayal of Wednesday Addams, that has become a gothic sensation. It looks like the 20-year-old is gaining popularity on social media at the speed of light due to the same.

Jenna Ortega
Jenna Ortega

In the last ten days, Jenna Ortega has managed to gain millions, yes, millions of followers on her Instagram, a score that even the Pirates of the Caribbean star hasn’t been able to surpass in such a short amount of time in the entirety of his lengthy and award-winning career.

10 Million People Followed Jenna Ortega Within A Span of 10 Days

Ever since Jenna Ortega starred as Wednesday in Tim Burton’s series of the same name, the actress has not only garnered an extensive fanbase and massive popularity, but has also received critical acclamation for her striking performance and impeccable depiction of the morbid protagonist in the show.


From her gothic outfits to her facial expressions, which happen to be expressive yet at the same time, emotionless, Ortega really ate and left no crumbs. So, it’s only fair to see fans losing their minds over the show and the Scream star getting more and more famous as a result of the same. But, getting 10 million followers in a measly 10 days? Even Johnny Depp couldn’t do that.

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Jenna Ortega as Wednesday Addams

According to Pop Crave, Ortega’s Instagram follower count increased by 10 million in just 10 days after Wednesday’s release. The report claimed that the You actress had a total of 9.4 million followers on the day the Netflix series was released, which then crossed to 19.4 million last Saturday and finally surpassed 20 million on Sunday.


That ought to be a record-breaking feat on its own.

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Jenna Ortega’s Follower Count Breaks Johnny Depp’s Instagram Record 

Depp, 59, has been one of the most famous and revered actors in Hollywood, having starred in at least 69 movies throughout his acting career and being the recipient of a number of accolades including a Golden Globe Award, and a Screen Actors Guild Award, besides getting nominated for an Oscar thrice.


From leading epic classics like Charlie and the Chocolate Factory and Edward Scissorhands to starring in the famous adventure/action series, Pirates of the Caribbean, Depp has done it all. And yet, before the commencement of his defamation case against his ex-wife, Amber Heard, he had about 5.8 million followers on his Instagram.

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Johnny Depp
Johnny Depp

It was only gradually as the legal proceedings went on that the Alice in Wonderland star earned more recognition on the social media platform with the general public and many other celebrities siding and sympathizing with Depp. Even so, his follower count increased to 10 million over the course of a whole month, unlike Ortega for whom it took mere days.


And while Depp has a total of 27.9 million followers on his Instagram in all his years of glory, Ortega is at 22.1 just after the release of one Netflix show. The Gods of fame really seem to be shining down on Wednesday Addams, it seems.

Wednesday is available for streaming on Netflix.

Source: Pop Crave@Twitter


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