Top Five TikTokers

Danna Barriga, Contributor

TikTok hasn’t always technically been called TikTok. In 2017, there was an app called “” and became the TikTok we know around 2019. Since then, it’s blown up and has millions of users around the world. Not just for dances and music anymore, it is now a platform for people to make funny and creative videos too! These are the top 5 Tik-Tokers by # of Followers:

  1. Charli D’Amelio

Charli is an American dancer from Norwalk, CT. She is often called “The Queen of TikTok” and was the first person to get 50 million and 100 million followers.                                                                                  File:Charli D'Amelio on being bullied online - UNICEF - HD (cropped).png - Wikimedia Commons

Username: @charlidamelio

Age: 16

# of followers: 110.5 million 

How much $ they make: $4million from 2019-2020”


  1. Loren Gray

Loren Gray is a singer and social star who first became well known on the app In March 2018 she released her first song “My Story”.

Username: @lorengray                                                                                          loren gray (@iamlorengray) | Twitter

Age: 18

# of followers: 44million 

How much $ they make: $5.1 million


  1. Zach King

Zach King started to make videos on Vine in 2013. In 2014 he was invited to the Ellen show. On February 28, 2016, he put his first video on TikTok in that year was known as                                                          File:Zach King Photo.jpg - Wikimedia Commons


Age: 31

# of followers: 44million

How much $ they make: $3 million


  1. Riyaz Afreen

Riyaz Afeen is an Influencer, actor, and fashion blogger. He’s known for posting lip-syncing and duet videos. Fun fact: he also makes comedy videos.                                                                                      Riyaz Afreen - Agent, Manager, Publicist Contact Info

Username: @riyaz.14

Age: 16 Years   

# of followers: 36 million

How much $ they make:$35,000

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  1. Addison Rae

Addison Rae is an American dancer and one of the fastest rising stars on the platform. She just  released her first song this year called “Obsess.”                                                                                                    Addison Rae Breaks Silence to Apologize for All Lives Matter Post - E! Online

Username: @addisonre

Age: 20

# of followers: 70million

How much $ they make:$35,000

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