Here are the 10 most popular users on TikTok

We all know that deep down social media is not a popularity contest, but that doesn’t mean we aren’t a little curious about who is the most popular TikTok user.

It turns out the most-followed accounts on the platform tend to be young people in the performing arts like dancers, singers, entertainers and actors. However, one older Hollywood star did manage to make the cut! 

Here are the 10 most-followed TikTok users, as of Oct. 2, 2020:

1. Charli D’Amelio (@charlidamelio) — 101.9 million

Charli Grace D’Amelio is a dancer from Connecticut and the most-followed TikTok account. 

2. Addison Rae (@addisonre) — 70.6 million

Addison Rae Easterling, a dancer-actress who hails from Louisiana, is the second most-followed user on TikTok. 

3. Zach King (@zachking) — 53.1 million

Zachary King is a Los Angeles-based illusionist and filmmaker whose magic TikToks have solidified him as one of the most-followed accounts on the platform. 

4. Loren Gray (@lorengray) — 49.8 million

@lorengray

that’s what i get for being named after a color❤️

♬ Bee Gees – More Than A Woman – ⭐️✨🌻

Loren Gray is a pop singer signed to Virgin Records and Capitol Records living in Los Angeles. 

5. Spencer X (@spencerx) — 49.5 million

@spencerx

I hope you miss me 🗣✨

♬ original sound – Spencer X

Spencer X, born Spencer Polanco Knight, is a beatboxer from New York City.

6. TikTok (@tiktok) — 48.9 million

@tiktok

🚨New feature alert!🚨more #Duet layouts are now available. Try them out now!

♬ original sound – TikTok

Well, TikTok is, um, TikTok. Of course, the platform is going to be on the list of most popular TikTok accounts. 

7. Dixie D’Amelio (@dixiedamelio) — 45.6 million

@dixiedamelio

BE HAPPY REMIX OUT NOW! link in bio!!!! 🖤☁️🖤☁️

♬ original sound – Dixie D’Amelio

Dixie D’Amelio is Charli D’Amelio’s big sister and a singer. 

8. Bella Poarch (@bellapoarch) — 45.3million

@bellapoarch

You might think you’re nothing special but you’re special to me❣️ #amongus

♬ stay4ever – Powfu

Bella Poarch, who didn’t have much of a social media presence before April 2020, is the proud creator of TikTok’s most-liked video and a controversial figure.

9. Will Smith (@willsmith) — 44 million

@willsmith

Threw my back out doing this @marypapageorge

♬ original sound – Will Smith

You know Will Smith, the actor and famous husband/dad. He’s been killing it on TikTok lately and has the followers to prove it.

10. Riyaz (@riyaz.14) — 43.6 million

Riyaz Aly Alfreen is a lip-syncer and comedian from India.

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