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Shaikh Hamdan's Instagram followers reach 5 million

Crown Prince ranked second-most followed Instagram user in 2016

Dubai: Shaikh Hamdan Bin Mohammad Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Crown Prince of Dubai, is fast rising as a major social media influencer, with his Instagram followers now reaching a record number of people.

Known for his online pen name ‘Fazza,’ which means “the courageous” in Arabic, the Crown Prince has now attracted five million fans on the photo-sharing app.

Shaikh Hamdan’s regular posts, showcasing not just his love of adventure, sport and fitness, but also Dubai as a destination, are clearly a huge draw for Instagram users.

His social media account features images of him pulling off a skydiving stunt, riding a horse, scuba diving or spending time with his family.

As of 2016, the Crown Prince was ranked as the second-most popular Instagram user in the UAE with 3.5 million followers, just behind Huda Kattan, a beauty blogger with 13.3 million followers.



غيث #uzbekistan

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One of life's greatest blessing ❤ #family

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@xdubai #xline enjoy the ride ✌🏼️

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Time to jump time to hop & pop #MyDubai

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