TikTok is blowing up and everyone is getting into it. The question everyone wants to know, how does one get famous and get loads of followers? There are a few people who have made it big on TikTok, going beyond a couple of million followers. The most followed person on TikTok has surpassed the milestone of 50 million followers. To give a better insight, here is a ranking of the top 10 most followed users on TikTok and the amount of followers they have achieved.
Gilmher Croes (@gilmhercroes) - 26.3 million followers
Gilmher is the 10th most followed person on TikTok globally. On the app he is known simply as Gil Croes who is 26 years old and is from Aruba. Gil posts mainly comedy videos, which brought him over 670 million likes.
Faisal Shaikh (@mr_faisu_07) - 27.2 million followers
Faisal is known as Mr. Faisu on TikTok. He is also a model and influencer based in India. Faisal posts comedy lip-sync videos, which brought him over 1.6 billion likes.
Spencer X (@spencerx) - 28.4 million followers
Spencer X is best known on TikTok for his beatboxing videos. Through his success, he has been able to collaborate with huge names such as Alica Keys and Sean Kingston.
Ariel Rebecca Martin (@babyariel) - 32.3 million followers
Ariel is known on TikTok as babyariel. The 19-year-old singer and actress began her career on musical.ly, and has even been featured in Disney’s movie Zombies 2.
Addison Rae Easterling (@addisonre) - 35.3 million followers
Addison Rae is 19-years-old and is from Louisiana. She has over 35 million TikTok followers, where she mainly posts dance videos. In addition, she occasionally features other famous people in her videos such as James Charles and Jason Derulo.
Riyaz Afreen (@riyaz.14) - 36.2 million followers
Riyaz is only 17-years-old and is India’s biggest TikTok star. He mostly posts lip-sync videos, which has earned him over 1.6 billion likes on his videos.
TikTok’s official account (@TikTok) - 39.3 million followers
The official account of TikTok does have less followers than some of the other users, which may come as a shock to some people. Nonetheless, TikTok’s main account posts videos regarding the new features of the app, different how-to guides and occasional videos from the inside of their headquarters.
Zach King (@zachking) - 41.5 million followers
Zach King is the most followed male user on TikTok. He is best known for his special effects and illusions he creates through editing. He always has different famous people feature in his videos. Zach is 30 years old and is married to his wife Rachel, and it’s thought that they have a networth of around $3 million.
Loren Gray (@lorengray) - 42.4 million followers
Loren is the second most followed person on TikTok. She is a singer and is signed to Virgin Records and Capitol Records. Being only 18 years old, in addition to her massive TikTok following, she has 19 million Instagram followers and sells her own merch. It’s believed that she is already worth around $500,000.
Charli D’Amelio (@charliedamelio) - 50.2 million followers
Charli just recently became the first person on TikTok to surpass the 50 million followers milestone, which inevitably makes her the most followed user on the app. Charli mostly posts dance videos. Due to her popularity, the New York Times called Charli the “reigning queen of TikTok '', despite being only 15 years old! She has gained over 3.3 billion likes across all of her TikTok videos.