Who is Quenlin Blackwell? The 19-year-old TikTok star is Diplo’s neighbor

Quenlin Blackwell, a TikToker known for her beauty and comedy videos, has become more famous than ever in recent months. Her high-energy creations never seem to get old.

Why is Quenlin Blackwell famous?

She first rose to fame on Vine, where she had half a million followers. She now has more than 4 million followers on TikTok.

Blackwell got her start in 2013 when she was just 12 years old.

Her videos are often boisterous, and always funny — she’s been known to dress up, dance around and even start screaming.

How old is Quenlin Blackwell?

According to Famous Birthdays, she’s 19 years old and celebrates her birthday on January 17.

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Is Quenlin Blackwell living with Diplo?

She shocked her followers in October 2020 when she said she is currently “living with” 41-year-old Diplo.

As far as we know, they aren’t dating — just friends. They don’t even technically “live” together, according to Diplo, but we’ll get to that in a moment.

“I live with Diplo right now and he fully supports my endeavors,” she said in a TikTok when asked about noise complaints in her living situation.

The American DJ, whose real name is Thomas Wesley Pentz, is known for his collaborations with pop stars like Dua Lipa and Justin Bieber, as well as for his involvement in the supergroup Major Lazer.

Blackwell started a “living with Diplo” series on TikTok in which she shared some of the quirky moments from her encounters with him.

When a fan asked Blackwell what inspired their living situation, she said she lives with Diplo “because I have no other friends.” Later, in a comment, she said “he is my L.A. dad.”

She denied being romantically involved with him in a tweet.

“I’d rather break both of my legs and be forced to walk than pursue Diplo and he’d rather choke,” she wrote.

Diplo confirmed his friendship with her in a TikTok post.


The time when @quenblackwell called the paparazzi on herself in my backyard smh

♬ original sound – Diplo

He said they don’t live together, though. He’s just her landlord and neighbor.

“OK so I rent one of my properties to [Blackwell]. And yes I use the studio that is in that building,” he said in a tweet. “Her social media is sarcastic and chaotic and I can see you can get a twisted idea but there is nothing but a friendship between us.”

Fans questioned the nature of their relationship in spite of both of their statements.

“What do you have in common with a 19-year-old that would warrant a friendship, quick,” one user wrote.

“Girl please be careful. this is sounding a little too familiar to me and I’m worried about you,” another said.

One thing is for certain: Blackwell is a bright star who deserves to be known for her creations, not her relationships. We’re eager to see more from her in the future, with or without Diplo.

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