Who is Nankles? The TikTok star and musician is also known as J Nanks

TikTok is making Nankles happen, so Nankles is happening whether we like it or not. 

Nankles, also known as J Nanks, is an eccentric internet personality known for his wispy frosted tips, colorful sunglasses and intense grills. His style is like if the titular character from the Where’s Waldo? series took up vaporwave fashion.

Here’s everything you need to know about the SoundCloud rapper and social media star.


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The 22-year-old was born on Aug. 6, 1998 and has 2.1 million TikTok followers. His real name is Jordan Nanks and he was born in San Anotonio, Texas. His family is Mormon. 

He’s known for his posts about his extravagant lifestyle.

Nankles content is largely geared toward sharing his unbelievable life. He posts photos with luxury cars, motorcycles and designer clothes. 

He isn’t too proud to flash giant stacks of money too. Mostly, he just performs funny lip syncs

He’s friends with Tana Mongeau.

Social media star Tana Mongeau regularly shows up in Nankle’s content and the pair appear to be good friends. 

Mongeau even appeared in a music video for his December 2020 single “Blind.” 

He has a music career.

Nankles released his first rap song on SoundCloud in 2016. In 2019, he dropped the track “Confession” which earned over 1 million plays on SoundCloud. 

He shared the single “Crazy” in January 2021, and it currently has over 400,000 Spotify streams. 

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