Find Out Who Are the 10 Most Followed Profiles on TikTok and Why They Became Famous

From unique viral trends to thrilling comedy skits, and odd dance lessons, TikTok is indeed a power package. The short video streaming app has no age limits for creativity and you can find be it kids, youngsters, or adults creating on the app. Hence, young creators have now turned into high-profile influencers in a very short span.

As most of the creators are young, their teen fans have already given them the mega-celebrity status. You will surely come across vine stars, dance celebrities, and viral skits that will blow your mind to stay on this app. And that’s why they have made it to the list of top 10 TikTokers across the globe. While some faces are new to the list, few of them are familiar to all of us. Having a competition of millions of followers, let’s check out who has made it to the list!  

Find Out Who Are the 10 Most Followed Profiles on TikTok and Why They Became Famous

10. Will Smith – 43.1m Followers

Find Out Who Are the 10 Most Followed Profiles on TikTok and Why They Became Famous
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Will Smith, being an actor, excited the fans after announcing his view on expanding the social media empire. Throughout the lockdown, the actor used TikTok a lot to stay engaged with his audience. With great and extraordinary content, Smith managed to make it to the list of top 10 most followed stars. 

Smith TikTok’s bio is as witty as he is, “same kid from West PhillyYep”. The actor caught the popularity of fans from The Fresh Prince of Bel Air, and then on TikTok. Till date, he has racked up over 43.1 million followers and counting! 

9. Bella Poarch – 43.6m Followers 

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Bella Poarch is a 23-years-old American-Filipino social media influencer. She joined TikTok in April 2020, and later to that, she has racked over 43.6 million followers. 

Within eight months, Bella posted lip-sync videos, gaming videos, and dance videos. She broke all her records with her lip-sync to the viral song “M to the B” by Millie B.

8. Riyaz Aly – 43.6m Followers 

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Riyaz Aly is a popular fashion blogger, model, actor, and a TikTok star based in India. At just 16 years old, he has grabbed 43.6 million followers on the platform. He started his career from Instagram in 2017, and then on TikTok by posting amazing lip-sync videos. Riyaz is a 16-year-old actor and influencer from India.

Apart from being on TikTok, Riyaz got featured in many music videos, like Superstar, Yaari Hai, and Pahadan. He also did a photo brand shoot for the brand “Celebrity face”. He has over 5 million followers on Instagram as well! 

7. Dixie D’Amelio – 44.8m Followers

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Dixie is a 19-year-old social media influencer and a singer based out of Norwalk, Connecticut in the US. She is popular for her TikTok and Youtube videos in which she acts as well as sings. Also, Did you know that Dixie is Charli’s sister, and was first seen in Charli’s video?   

Beginning her career after Charli, Dixie has racked up over 44.6 million followers in just a year itself. Her first single ” Be happy” got 55.6 million streams till date on Spotify, and the numbers are still increasing. Charli and Dixie also announced a new podcast deal with Ramble Podcast Network, in last May 2020. Just like her sister, Dixie is also honoured as one of Forbes 30 under 30 for 2021!

6. Spencer Knight – 48.9m Followers 

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Spencer Polanco Knight is a Beatboxer, a voice artist and a YouTube star popularly known as Spencer X. Born and raised in Manhattan, New York, the star is just 27 years old. This young man has achieved a crazy fan base of 48.9 million followers for his beatboxing skills. In his video, he imitates the world around him. Because of his fast-paced, smooth music and beatboxing tracks, Spencer has been featured in popular publications across the US. He has also collaborated with several popular artists like Sean Kingston and Alicia Keys

He usually produces comic tracks and original tracks on both YouTube and TikTok. The first world-wide attention Spencer received was from his video, “One beatboxer, 14 genres”. Yet another video that went viral was, “One beatboxer, 20 Sound effects”. Back in 2012, Spencer also earned the title of Vice-Champion in Ohio at the Midwest Beatbox battle

5. TikTok – 48.7m Followers 

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There are over 118 videos on TikTok’s official account in more than 40 languages, having 48.7 million followers. Through this account, all other users are kept updated with the newest trends.  

The account also features what all is happening across the globe in the TikTok world through popular influencers.

4. Loren Gray – 49.5m Followers 

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Loren Gray is an American based singer and a popular social media influencer. She started her journey on TikTok back in 2015, when it was Musical.ly. Her genre includes Music, fashion, and beauty. Based out of Pennsylvania, Gray is the fourth most followed person on TikTok having 49.5 million followers to date. She is still 18 years old and has crossed all the bars of popularity through her music.  Besides posting just songs, she also posts hilarious and funny videos, along with some makeup tutorials. 

Being a popular singer, Loren has also released a ton of music of her own, and the recent one is titled ‘Cake’.  In February 2020, she starred in Taylor Swift‘s “The Man” music video. Apart from all this, Loren has landed popular sponsorship deals with brands like Revlon, Skechers, and Burger King. Because of her love for jewellery, she recently launched her brand “&always, having several editions, like, the Starlet Mirror Edition and Otherworld Edition. Loren Gray also made it to the list of Forbes 30 under 30 for 2021 at just 18 years!

3. Zach King – 52.8m Followers

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Started his journey on Youtube back in 2008, Zach is popularly known for his magic vines. King started his TikTok journey in 2016, and since then he has gained over 52.8 million followers for his cool magic tricks. The 30-year-old influencer calls his video, “digital trick of hand”, and they surely are! Zack is from Portland, Oregon and got married to reality star Rachel Holm in the year 2014. He is an American Vine and TikTok star, filmmaker, author, actor, illusionist, and YouTube personality based in Los Angeles. 

King also grabbed several honours and awards for his work, like First Place London Film Festival for HP advertisement in 2009, YouTube’s NextUp Creators Contest in 2013, Best vine artist the 8th Annual Shorty Awards in 2016, and many more! His short videos on TikTok are digitally edited yet feels like a real one. Previous to this, he also trained audiences about using editing software. One of his most popular videos of himself flying on a broomstick was viewed 2.1 million times in just 4 days!

2. Addison Rae – 69.9m Followers 

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Addison Rae is a popular American Social Media Influencer who has recently amassed 69M+ followers on TikTok. Also, in August 2020, Rae was announced to be the highest-earning TikTok influencer by Forbes. She is just 20 years old and is popular for her crazy dance moves on the platform. Just like Charli, Addison Rae was also a part of the TikTok Hype House. She started her journey on the platform in 2019 and has roughly gained 99.6 million total views and 69.9 million followers to date. 

Rae’s rapid success is not just by TikTok, as she attended various dance competitions from the age of 6. She has also landed brand deals with popular companies like American Eagle, Reebok, and Daniel Wellington. After launching her own podcast, Addison will soon be seen as a lead role in the film He’s All That by Miramax! Apart from this, Addison also dropped her new make-up line – Item Beauty in August 2020. Along with Charli, Addison Rae was among the young influencers to be honoured in Forbes 30 under 30 for 2021!

1. Charli D’Amelio – 100.2m Followers

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In March 2020, Charli racked up 100 million followers on TikTok and became the first most followed person. Surprisingly, she’s just a 16-year-old girl from Norwalk, Connecticut, and joined the platform in November 2019 itself. Her epic videos were easy to catch the user’s attention, and since then she never stopped. Prior to becoming a TikTok mega-star, Charli was a member of the Hype House squad – A group of social media creators. After that, she appeared for the opening of the Jonas Brothers show in Brooklyn, Newyork with Bebe Rexha. 

Charlie also appeared on The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon and acted in a Super Bowl commercial for Sabra Hummus. Adding more to the list, Charli even attended the Paris fashion week and slayed the event with her gracious smile and epic looks. Also, recently, she announced working on a new make-up line Morphe. The list of her successes is endless, as nowadays she and her sister, Dixie have also been teasing a reality show about their family. Lastly, In 2021, Charlie made it to the list of Forbes 30 under 30, which is indeed a great success for a young face! 

Conclusion

TikTok creators often amaze their fans with their extraordinary contents, be it music, comedy, or transition videos. 

At their young ages, these stars creatively appealed to their masses and have mastered their skills. Kudos to such new talents, their goals, and determination of reaching new heights!