Top 25 Influencers in Goa
No. of Followers
That Cheesy Goan
Moses J Saldanha
Akshay Amrut Volvoiker
1. Megha Gupta
Megha, a remarkable individual whose life embodies a diverse spectrum of passions and pursuits. As an actor, she graces the screen with her talent, captivating audiences with her performances. Beyond her acting prowess, Megha is a dedicated biohacker, constantly exploring innovative ways to enhance her well-being and vitality.
Megha’s adventurous spirit takes her to various corners of the globe, embracing the thrill of travel and the serenity of exploration. Despite her love for meat, she balances her lifestyle with holistic practices like Pranic healing and invigorating cold plunges. Her expertise as a Bach Flower therapist reflects her holistic approach to mental and emotional wellness, offering a calming presence to those around her.
2. Scarlett M. Rose
3. Larissa D’Sa
Larissa D’Sa, a dynamic individual with an insatiable passion for travel and an entrepreneurial spirit that knows no bounds. As a 🇮🇳 GoPro Ambassador and a 9x Travel Influencer awardee, Larissa has not only explored the world but also left an indelible mark on the travel industry.
With a heart firmly rooted in her Indian heritage, Larissa’s journeys go beyond mere destinations; she travels inward, seeking self-discovery and embracing life’s adventures with grace and wanderlust. Her entrepreneurial ventures, including @beyond.larissa and @4amwithlarsa, are a testament to her creative prowess, blending passion with innovation seamlessly.
Larissa’s influence extends far and wide, captivating audiences with her captivating storytelling and breathtaking visuals. Her travel escapades are not just experiences; they are windows into diverse cultures and unexplored corners of the globe. Recognized by Forbes as one of the top 100 influencers, Larissa continues to inspire countless others to embrace their wanderlust and explore the beauty of the world.
4. Prathemesh Maulingkar
Crowned Mister Supranational 2018, he stands as a symbol of style and grace. Before his foray into the world of pageantry, Prathamesh showcased his skills on the football field as a former India U-19 and U-23 footballer, displaying passion and determination in every match.
Beyond the sports arena, Prathamesh is a fitness enthusiast, motivating others with his dedication to a healthy lifestyle. His love for travel and exploration takes him across the globe, experiencing diverse cultures and embracing different lifestyles. Rooted in the vibrant atmosphere of Goa, he finds solace and inspiration in his hometown.
Prathamesh is not just a sportsman and a model; he is also a proud entrepreneur, owning the fitness venture @body_crafterz. His journey reflects a perfect blend of athletic prowess, style, and business acumen, making him a role model for aspiring individuals worldwide.
5. That Cheesy Goan
Crowned Food Blogger of the Year 2022 by SIBA and acknowledged as Goa’s Top Food Content Creator 2023 by CMO Asia, she has become a trailblazer in the world of gastronomy.
Through her delectable creations and insightful culinary explorations, she has carved a niche as an authority in the realm of food blogging. Every recipe is a masterpiece, every dish a celebration of flavors, earning them recognition as a connoisseur of taste.
6. Flexcia D'souza
Flexcia finds her balance through daily workouts, embracing the discipline of exercise with unwavering dedication. Her love for felines is evident in her affection for cats, and she cherishes moments spent in their delightful company. To her, mornings are greeted with the comforting aroma of coffee, and evenings are adorned with the clinking of cocktails, raising a glass to life’s joys.
Based in the picturesque paradise of Goa, Flexcia’s adventures are not just about the destinations she explores but the experiences she gathers along the way. With a heart full of wanderlust and a taste for the finer things in life, she embodies the spirit of a true explorer.
Their culinary journey began during the first Covid19 lockdown in India, where they discovered their passion for cooking. Starting by sharing their delightful creations with friends, they soon realized the potential of their talent and founded ‘MuchFoodGoa’ in June 2020.
Driven by a deep love for authentic Goan cuisine and their favorite recipes, Sita and Shweta curated their own culinary masterpieces through extensive kitchen experiments. Their Instagram feed is a vibrant canvas reflecting the influence of culinary shows and their mother’s impeccable cooking, showcasing a beautiful assortment of colors and flavors.
Beyond their kitchen adventures, the duo is passionate about exploring local and small eateries in their home state of Goa. Their popularity skyrocketed, leading to invitations to review food and products from various brands and businesses.
8. Juvella D'Gama
With an impressive following of over 125K on Instagram, Juvella has become a trendsetter, captivating her audience with her chic style, travel escapades, and culinary adventures.
Her platform, ‘Fashiondicted,’ is more than just a blog; it’s a lifestyle haven. Juvella delves into various aspects of life, including travel, personal well-being, and lifestyle, weaving a tapestry of inspiring content for her followers. Her passion lies in empowering others to capture the essence of their vacations, encouraging them to take captivating and inspiring pictures during their travels.
Juvella’s influence extends beyond her content creation. In 2019, she was honored with the title of Best Fashion Blogger Goa by B&B, a recognition of her dedication and impact in the blogging community. Her ability to seamlessly blend fashion, travel, and culinary experiences makes her a go-to source for inspiration and style advice.
9. Trevon Dias
With over 105k Instagram followers, he stands tall as a fashion and lifestyle influencer, captivating audiences with his style and insights into healthy living.
Trevon’s journey to fame accelerated when he appeared on the 13th season of MTV Splitsvilla, a popular dating reality show. His charm and charisma endeared him to viewers, making him a household name overnight.
Beyond the glitz of reality TV, Trevon is a dedicated fitness trainer and health specialist. His passion for wellness reflects in his posts, where he shares fitness tips, health advice, and glimpses of his own workout routines.
As an Interior Designer and Art Director, she crafts spaces and visions that blend innovation with aesthetics, turning ordinary places into extraordinary experiences.
Jigyassa isn’t your typical traveler; she’s an offbeat explorer, seeking out the hidden gems and unconventional paths less taken. Her journeys are not just about destinations; they’re about immersing herself in the local culture, finding inspiration in the obscure, and turning her adventures into stories that captivate the imagination.
With an eye for design and a heart that craves the unconventional, Jigyassa embodies the spirit of Goa in her creativity and wanderlust. She doesn’t just create spaces; she curates experiences, and her offbeat travels are a testament to her passion for the extraordinary.
11. Siddharth Kerkar
Educated at the prestigious Central St Martins and Chelsea College of Arts, University of the Arts, London, Siddharth’s artistic journey began with his first group exhibition at the Candid Arts Trust, London, in 2017. His talent has since graced international exhibitions, including the ‘Shred’ exhibition in London and art fairs such as Art Bengaluru, India, and Algarve Artist Network Art Fair, Portugal.
Siddharth’s creations are a harmonious blend of textures and minimalistic patterns, reflecting his fascination with both elements. He transcends traditional boundaries, merging art, fashion, and lifestyle to craft unique and luxurious products. His works can be found in galleries across India and internationally, captivating art enthusiasts with his distinctive style.
12. Ruben Rodrigues
With a heart full of passion for food and creativity, he has become a cherished culinary sensation in Goa. His unique approach to cooking has earned him the title of Foodie Icon of the Year, a prestigious award that recognizes his culinary expertise and innovative recipes.
Ruben’s influence extends far beyond the kitchen; he has been honored as one of the 50 Most Influential People of Goa, a testament to his impact on the local community. His delightful recipes and engaging culinary content have made him the Best Food Influencer in the region, capturing the hearts of food enthusiasts far and wide.
Through his creative lens, Ruben transforms cooking into an art form, infusing every dish with love and excitement. His recipes not only tantalize the taste buds but also bring joy and laughter to the kitchen.
13. Sumaiya Shaikh
As a model and actor, she effortlessly embodies the depths of human emotions, infusing characters with authenticity and grace. Yet, her pursuits extend far beyond the glamour of the spotlight.
Engrossed in the intricate realms of psychology, spirituality, and the science of sound, she immerses herself in a perpetual quest for understanding. Her adventures take her across continents, exploring the world one passion at a time, leaving no stone unturned. From the catwalk’s elegance to the profound mysteries of spirituality, she embraces each experience with an open heart and an insatiable appetite for knowledge.
14. Rajani Dhar
For Rajani, clothing and styling are more than just fashion; they’re a part of her identity. Her journey as a fashionista began early, sketching runway looks in the back pages of her school notebooks. This passion led her to become a highly prolific fashion and beauty influencer.
Rajani’s content creation isn’t just about showcasing trendy outfits; it’s about sharing her insights and observations about fashion and lifestyle. Her Instagram reel content went viral, gaining millions of views and catching the attention of big names like Miss Malini and Humans of Bombay. Her unique style has been featured on Cosmo street style pages, making her a trendsetter in the fashion world.
15. Moses J Saldanha
With a charismatic on-screen presence, he has earned the title of Goa’s No 1 Followed Vlogger, captivating audiences with his entertaining content.
In 2022, MOSES was crowned YouTuber of the Year, a testament to his creativity and influence in the digital sphere. Beyond his role as a content creator, he is a savvy businessman and director, showcasing his multifaceted talents in the world of entrepreneurship.
Based in the picturesque land of Goa, India, MOSES continues to inspire and entertain his viewers with his videos, combining local charm with global appeal. With his dynamic personality and entrepreneurial spirit, he has become a beloved figure in the YouTube community, leaving an indelible mark as one of Goa’s most celebrated content creators.
16. Kevin Pinto
With nearly three years of dedicated blogging, he has become a leading voice in the travel and food blogging sphere, showcasing his adventures and gastronomic experiences through his Instagram handle, ‘wander_with_kevin.’
Kevin’s content is a delightful blend of offbeat travel destinations, valuable travel tips & guides, sustainable travel practices, delectable food recommendations, and cozy staycation ideas. His passion for exploring the unconventional and promoting sustainable travel shines through in every post.
His influence extends far and wide, with a dedicated following of over 33.9k on Instagram, and his engaging travel and food reels reach millions of viewers.
17. Celina Vieira
Celina is the shining star of Goa’s social media scene and the most loved social media influencer of 2022. Recognized by BOI (Best of India) as a distinguished creator, Celina has carved her niche in the digital world with her captivating dance and beauty content.
Her graceful moves and beauty expertise have won the hearts of audiences far and wide. Celina’s content is not just about dance; it’s a celebration of movement, rhythm, and self-expression. Through her mesmerising videos, she brings joy to her viewers, showcasing the artistry of dance and the magic of beauty.
In a world filled with influencers, Celina stands out as a beacon of talent and authenticity. Her creativity knows no bounds, and her ability to connect with her audience makes her a true social media sensation.
Beyond her role as a storyteller, Vishakha wears multiple hats – she’s a strategic marketer and content guru, seamlessly integrating brand messages into her captivating tales. Her narratives not only engage but also resonate deeply with audiences, elevating brands and creating lasting connections.
Specializing in the realms of travel, fashion, and lifestyle, Vishakha is more than a videographer; she’s a visual poet. Her videos are more than images in motion; they are experiences that evoke emotions and inspire change. Whether exploring the world, delving into the intricacies of fashion, or capturing the nuances of everyday life, her stories are a celebration of beauty and authenticity.
Rudr and Prapti, the dynamic duo behind ‘Foodonrun.’ What started as a casual venture to share their kitchen stories and food escapades has transformed into a culinary sensation. Their passion for authentic Goan cuisine and diverse culinary experiences has garnered them a devoted social following obsessed with their unique approach to food blogging and content creation.
Specializing in exploring Goan street foods and innovative fusions, their Instagram reels are a delightful journey into the world of flavors. While their focus remains on these local delights, they also venture into restaurants and other food brands, making ‘Foodonrun’ a treasure trove for food enthusiasts.
Beyond their joint venture, Rudr and Prapti showcase their individual creativity on their personal Instagram handles, ‘rudra_avatar’ and ‘prapp_t.’
20. Ami Susegad
Their YouTube channel, brimming with viral video comedy content, has become a hotspot for hilarious sketches and witty commentary.
Ami Susegad gained widespread recognition with their video titled ‘Goa Vs Rest Of Indians And Goencho Fudarr’, which took the online community by storm, catapulting them into the limelight. Their unique blend of humor resonates deeply with their audience, making them a household name in Goa.
Their creativity doesn’t stop on YouTube; they’ve also amassed a following of over 21.8K+ on Instagram, where their “Mis-Heard Lyrics” Reels have garnered more than 100k plays. Their content appeals to people of all ages in Goa and beyond, bringing smiles to faces and making days brighter.
21. Nyeree Viegas
With 21 countries under her belt, she’s not just a traveler; she’s an explorer on a mission to uncover the world’s wonders.
Nyaree’s passion for offbeat travel earned her the prestigious title of SIBA Offbeat Travel Creator 2022, recognizing her unique approach to exploring the globe. As a Galaxy Creator for @samsungindia, she captures her journeys through the lens of innovation, turning her adventures into captivating visual stories.
But Nyaree is more than just a traveler; she’s a creator and an entrepreneur. She’s the founder of @nvcreativeco, where her creativity knows no bounds, shaping unique experiences and narratives for her audience
22. Albert Rodrigues
Better known as ‘Mr_voddalocks_69,’ the witty YouTuber and Instagram video creator from Goa. He made a mark in the digital world back in 2018 when he launched his YouTube channel, ‘AR 69 Vlogs,’ showcasing his talent for comedy skits. His unique sense of humor quickly gained recognition, with his videos being shared by countless viewers.
In 2020, Albert expanded his reach by posting short funny videos on Instagram, leveraging his existing popularity to swiftly amass a following on the platform. His collaboration efforts with fellow Goan creators resulted in the creation of hilarious and viral reels, further cementing his status as a social media sensation.
Today, Albert boasts over 8000 followers on Instagram and 1.6k subscribers on YouTube, a testament to his comedic prowess and the widespread appeal of his content.
23. Akshay Amrut Volvoiker
With his account ‘goa.say.memes,’ he has gathered over 14K followers and garnered an impressive 3 million views, spreading laughter and valuable insights.
At the core of his influence is ‘AkkiPublic,’ his community dedicated to supporting meaningful causes in society. Akshay’s moment of fame arrived with his viral Konkani remix of the hit song “Manike Mange Hithe” during the month of Shravan, capturing the hearts of viewers far and wide.
24. Karan Matodkar
Karan Matodkar, the comedic genius hailing from Goa, whose humor is taking the internet by storm since 2020. Karan’s wit and humor are sure to keep you glued to your screen. His ability to blend comedy with trending topics has earned him a loyal following.
With over 13.6K followers on Instagram and around 4.7K subscribers on YouTube, Karan’s fan base continues to grow, and his comedic charm knows no bounds.
25. Sneha Prabhu
Her page, initially dedicated to fashion, has transformed into a hub for sharing day-to-day fashion trends, offering a blend of style, affordability, and creativity.
Sneha’s creative prowess has caught the eye of numerous renowned brands, including Only Store, Max, Nykaa, and Flying Machine, to name a few. Additionally, her collaborations with local gems like Binapunjani, Jaipur Diaries, and the legendary Wendell Rodricks have added depth to her diverse portfolio.
As a resident of Goa, a bustling tourist destination, Sneha has had the opportunity to venture into the realms of travel and food content, infusing her platform with even more excitement and variety. Her content resonates with audiences due to its focus on affordable outfit inspirations, ‘get ready with me’ videos, and fashion hacks, making fashion accessible and enjoyable for everyone.