10 Toronto-based influencers to follow in 2020

Jun 18 2020, 3:39 pm

This article was written for Daily Hive by Jina Marwood of ID Agency.


Instagram has become a massive platform for businesses to leverage and help get their products and services out into the world, and influencers have quickly become one of their best marketing tactics to do so.

We’ve rounded up a variety of influencers who have a wide range of different content verticals. These 10 Toronto-based influencers have shown us how to transform their social media presence into successful careers.

@thetaquinofoto 

@thetaquinofoto/Instagram

Rupert is a Toronto-based photographer that works for Livestock Canada, with expertise in film, fashion, and portrait photography. You can visit his website for an extensive list of the companies he’s worked with, including Lululemon and Hypergrand.

@sadiqdesh 

@sadiqdesh/Instagram

Sadiq is a model & lifestyle influencer represented by Elite Model Management in Toronto. He also runs a new photography account.

@sashaexeter

@sashaexeter/Instagram

Sasha’s content focuses predominately on fitness, lifestyle, and her daughter. She’s also a partner with fashion-brand and retail chain, Joe Fresh.

@maddielymburner

@maddielymburner/Instagram

Maddie is a fitness, lifestyle, and health blogger & Youtuber — with nearly 1 million followers on her fitness Instagram account. She also started her own business after releasing a cookbook, which you can purchase online here.

@elaishajade 

@elaishajade/Instagram

Elaisha is a dynamic meditation teacher and mental health advocate who founded her own company, Your Mindful. She leads retreats, workshops, and digital sessions all around the world.

@eatfamous

@eatfamous/Instagram

Ryan is Toronto’s go-to influencer for any food reviews and recommendations. With 270,000 followers, he’s successfully collaborated with restaurants all across the GTA, including Union Chicken and Sansotei Ramen. If you weren’t hungry before, you will be.

@sarahmian

@sarahmian/Instagram

Sarah is a lifestyle influencer with over 60,000 followers on Instagram and just over 3,000 on her food account. Her content focuses on (but is definitely not limited to) product recommendations, fashion inspiration, and her favourite eats in the GTA.

@candicemtay

@candicemtay/Instagram

Candice is a fashion blogger, influencer, and Youtuber who also advocates for low-waste living. She’s all about the minimalist look and lifestyle, which comes through in her gorgeous photos.

@nathanielnoir 

@nathanielnoir/Instagram

Nathaniel is a personal trainer and entrepreneur. When he’s not working on fitness programs, available to purchase on his website, he’s running an e-commerce streetwear clothing brand called Noir-X. His company offers workout gear, accessories, and eye-catching pieces for everyday wear.

@bintaelle

@bintaelle/Instagram

Binta is a Toronto-based influencer with a passion for interior design & fashion. She partners with well-recognized brands like Mejuri and co-hosts a quirky podcast called Honestly, WTF?.


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