Jennifer Aniston breaks Instagram record, fastest to hit 1 million followers

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Guinness World Records confirmed Wednesday that the “Friends” star became the fastest Instagram user to get one million follows. She reached the milestone in just five hours and 16 minutes, surpassing the previous record holders Harry and Meghan, the Duke and Duchess of Sussex, who hit a million nearly 30 minutes slower. Harry and Meghan have more than 9.7 million followers, and Aniston had nine million and climbing at time of writing.

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And now we’re Instagram FRIENDS too. HI INSTAGRAM 👋🏻

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Aniston’s popularity appeared to cause a glitch on the site after users reported the “Follow” button wouldn’t work as she began to amass the following. She joined the site Tuesday morning and posted a selfie with all five “Friends” co-stars, which has been liked more than 10 million times.