TikTok has proven itself as a great venue for videos to become viral, with millions of fans and the ability to turn anybody into a celebrity overnight. The platform is currently accessible in more than 150 countries and 75 languages, with the previous year proving to be the most successful ever for the application.
Although there are many successful TikTok stars, a few have redefined the term “celebrity” and amassed the most fans the app has ever seen. Here we have discussed those accounts which have a maximum number of followers.
1. Charli D’Amelio – 137 million followers
In late 2019, the Norwalk, Connecticut native joined TikTok, and in early 2020, he became the most followed user. Before becoming famous for her popular TikTok trend dances, she was a competitive dancer, including the “Renegade” dance.
Aside from her TikTok career, Charli has explored various endeavors, like providing her voice to animated movies, designing a customized Dunkin’ drink order, and starring in a Hulu program with her family.
2. Khaby Lame – 127.7 million followers
Khaby Lame, an Italian TikToker, is one of TikTok’s most popular and well-known users, having just surpassed Addison Rae’s long-held #2 rank in terms of follower count.
He creates responses to a variety of clips, including one of the platform’s most popular videos, in which he reacts to someone’s banana peeling technique. Lame has also surpassed Dixie D’Amelio, TikTok, Zach King, and Bella Poarch in terms of likes.
The star’s fame does not seem to be waning in near future. In due time, of course, you can see whether Khaby can knock Charli D’Amelio from her throne, which she has kept for so long.
3. Bella Poarch – 87.4 million followers
Bella Poarch has developed a massive following in just a year after rising to prominence. The American-Filipino sensation launched their TikTok account in April 2020, and a little over a year later, they had over 85 million followers, surpassing Addison Rae as the third most-followed TikToker.
Prior to becoming famous, the actress served in the US Navy. She is currently well-known for her comedic TikToks, which often focuses on gaming. She is also a HyperX brand ambassador and has her music videos for “Build a Bitch” and “Inferno.” She has also appeared in Sub Urban’s music video “Cirque.”
4. Addison Rae — 86.2 million followers
The 20-year-old TikTok starlet is the app’s fourth-most-followed individual, directly after Poarch. Addison was born in Louisiana and excelled in dance before dropping out of Louisiana State University to seek a degree in sports broadcasting and going to Los Angeles to pursue her social networking profession.
Addison is an ambassador for American Eagle, and she also has her own cosmetics brand, Item Beauty. She is also cast in the remake of “She’s All That” movie.
5. Zach King – 66.7 million followers
Despite posting significantly less than others above him on the list, King has amassed a following of over 65 million people.
The singer rose to fame on the now-defunct Vine app, but he has successfully transitioned his fan base to a new platform. Despite having a wife and two children, he is still able to consistently generate material, which is an incredible achievement.
6. Will Smith – 64.6 million followers
The well-known actor and hip-hop singer have turned to TikTok to showcase his various abilities. His videos are fascinating since they mirror his film career and are formatted as mini-movies with characters and plots.
Will’s various collaborations and sketches with his family keep him busy on YouTube. Aside from his TikTok stardom, he is pursuing an acting career with roles in future films and occasional guest appearances on songs through other hip-hop singers.
7. TikTok – 60+ million followers
The platform itself must appear somewhere on the list! With 59.7 million followers, TikTok is ranked seventh.
The app has grown in popularity as a source of short-form video, including clips of singing, dancing, cosmetics, and educational themes.
Although it was first introduced in 2016, TikTok was only made available internationally in 2018 when Musical.ly was purchased. Following Zoom and Peacock, it was named one of the fastest-growing applications in 2021. Many young users’ careers have blossomed due to this platform, while many elderly celebrities and socialites’ prestige has been restored.
8. Kimberley Loaiza – 58.3 million followers
Kimberly Guadalupe Loaiza Martinez is a Mexican musician and social media celebrity who goes by the aliases Kimberly Loaiza or Kim Loaiza. She started her YouTube channel in 2016, and it has since risen to become one of Mexico’s most popular channels.
Kima, the star’s first kid, was born in 2019 with her partner and fellow content producer Juan De Dios Pantoja. Following the news that Juan had been unfaithful to Kim, the two had been in an on-off relationship.
9. Dixie D’Amelio – 56.8 million followers
Charli’s elder sister, who is the ninth most followed user on TikTok, has made a name for herself. With her successful songs “Be Happy” and “One Whole Day,” Dixie has established a career outside of the app, notably in the music industry.
She and her sister also have a podcast called “Charli and Dixie: 2 Chix,” in which they talk about current events and their personal lives. Dixie is also renowned for her affair with Noah Beck, another TikTok celebrity and Sway House member.
10. CZN Burak – 55.4 million followers
On March 24, 1994, Burak Ozdemir (aka CZN Burak) was born. He is the proprietor of the Hatay Civilizations Table restaurant franchise. It has four branches: Taksim, Aksaray, Etiler, and one in Dubai. His unusual method of making Turkish foods has earned him a reputation as one of the most popularly followed chefs on the Web. His 40-inch Kebab is one of his most well-known dishes. He is mainly recognized for his Middle Eastern cuisine.
11. Spencer X – 54.9 million followers
Spencer X, often known as “mouth music man,” is the beatboxing monarch of TikTok. With his exceptional skill, the Shluv house member routinely collaborates with corporations such as Zicam, Paramount, TUMS, and Walmart, bringing sponsored material to life.
12. Loren Gray – 54.3 million followers
The singer and social media star pursued becoming a vocalist and showed her talents from Pennsylvania to Los Angeles. “Kick You Out,” “Queen,” “Anti-Everything,” “Options,” and “Cake” are some of the tracks she has performed on.
She has collaborated with famous musicians like Jason Derulo and The Chainsmokers, who have aided her in carving out a position in the music industry. Loren debuted her jewelry line, “&always,” in December, which comprises the “Starlet Mirror Edition” and “Otherworld Edition.”
13. Michael Le – 51.4 million followers
Michael, who goes by the Twitter handle justmaiko, has become a TikTok celebrity for his dance videos, which usually incorporate his younger brother, Jonathan “Mini Mike.” He performed with Jason Derulo on the app, executing several of the viral dances that have swept the internet in recent months.
Michael’s initial interest was dance and choreography, as evidenced by his many TikTok clips, and he is a part of the choreographed Shluv Family TikTok dance troupe.
14. Jason Derulo – 51.2 million followers
You deserve a medal if you can say Jason Derulo’s name without singing. Jason, the musician and social media sensation has slinked his way into the 14th spot due to partnerships with several influencers on this list. On the list, he is one of only four traditional celebs!
15. The Rock – 48.2 million followers
Dwayne Douglas Johnson is a professional wrestler and American actor. He is well known for his ring moniker, The Rock. His followers posted many workout videos and nutrition tips on his account.
16. Dominik – 47.5 million followers
Dominik Lipa is a Mexican social media celebrity, model, and influencer who also claims to be one of TikTok’s most popular accounts. She began using TikTok in 2018 and is known for her choreographed lip-sync clips and YouTube videos.
Tu Magazine published a cover story on Dominik in 2019. The interview comes a month after she was titled “TikToker to Watch” from Tu Magazine. Her username in TikTok is @domelipa.
17. BTS – 45.6 million followers
BTS has surpassed 40 million followers on TikTok, making them the most-followed Korean group on the platform. They are no strangers to breaking records, and it seems that they are not going to stop now.
With 20 million followers, the guys —Jungkook, Jimin, Suga, V, Jin, RM, and J-Hope – are Korea’s most popular stars. Since they joined the site in September of last year, fans have been charmed by the “Boy With Luv” hitmakers’ videos.
18. Riyaz – 44.5 million followers
Riyaz Afreen is just 15 years old, yet he has already made a name for himself as an actor and celebrity after becoming popular on TikTok. Aashika Bhatia and Mr. Faisu are two popular Indian TikTok performers often appear on his accounts.
19. Younes Zarou – 44.1 million followers
Younes Zarou, a popular TikTok celebrity and social media influencer is 31 years old and lives in Frankfurt, Germany. On his @youneszarou TikTok account, Younes Zarou is known for his illusion videos and lessons. The actor is quite popular on Instagram, where he has 1.1 million followers.
20. Brent Rivera – 42.2 million followers
Brent Rivera, an internet celebrity and prankster, started his career on Vine and now has a YouTube channel with over 10 million followers.
He has become one of the most well-known online performers, often participating in skits with his sister Lexi Rivera and other well-known Instagram and TikTok celebrities.
21. Junya Gou – 40.6 million followers
Junya Gou is a social media sensation and TikTok personality from Japan. He has amassed a massive fan base on social media, getting him one of the most popular social media stars. His enormous popularity, which expanded by leaps and bounds, saw him branch out into many other social media sites like YouNow, YouTube, and Facebook.