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 April 20, 2021:
1. Charli D’Amelio (@charlidamelio) — 112.8 million
Charli Grace D’Amelio is a dancer from Connecticut and the most-followed TikTok account.
2. Addison Rae (@addisonre) — 77.8 million
Addison Rae Easterling, a dancer-actress who hails from Louisiana, is the second most-followed user on TikTok.
3. Bella Poarch (@bellapoarch) — 58.6million
4. Zach King (@zachking) — 57.6 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.
5. Spencer X (@spencerx) — 51.8 million
Spencer X, born Spencer Polanco Knight, is a beatboxer from New York City.
6. TikTok (@tiktok) — 51.8 million
Well, TikTok is, um, TikTok. Of course, the platform is going to be on the list of most popular TikTok accounts.
7. Loren Gray (@lorengray) — 51.6 million
Loren Gray is a pop singer signed to Virgin Records and Capitol Records living in Los Angeles.
8. Dixie D’Amelio (@dixiedamelio) — 50.2 million
Dixie D’Amelio is Charli D’Amelio’s big sister and a singer.
9. Will Smith (@willsmith) — 44 million
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. Michael Le (@justmaiko) — 46.0 million
Michael Le is a social media star known for his dance content and comedic skits.
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