TikTok is a short video application that dazzles young audiences because it allows users to sing, dance, or apply hundreds of effects. The platform has grown tremendously in recent years (there is talk that it could already be close to or exceed 1 billion users) and is also giving rise to a new generation of “influencers”. These have become referents for young people thanks to the videos they have uploaded on their accounts and that many of them tend to imitate especially when it comes to choreography.
But which are the 10 TikTok accounts with the most followers in 2021? Here they are.
1. Charli D’Amelio – @Charlidamelio
Charli D’Amelio has a stratospheric 108 million followers on TikTok. Her account is the most followed in the world and continues to increase its audience every day. Charli is a 17-year-old dancer who started uploading dance videos to the songs of the moment in 2019. Her dances become so viral that they are imitated by millions of teenagers.
2. Addison Rae – @addisonre
Charli D’Amelio’s main competitor is another young woman, Addison Rae, who has already surpassed 77 million followers and is the second most followed. Addison is American and went viral after singer Mariah Carey reacted to one of her videos where she is seen dancing to the song “Obsessed”. Since then she has uploaded thousands of videos dancing and lip-syncing on the platform.
3. Bella Poarch – @Bellapoarch
Bella Poarch has 57.5 million followers on TikTok and is the creator of the most-watched video on the platform in 2020. In it, she did a 10-second “lip sync” to a snippet of the song Soph Aspin Send, by Millie B. Bella is of Filipino origin and joined the platform in April 2020 and has become an influencer with her song videos and challenges.
4. Zach King – @Zachking
Zach King is an American filmmaker, YouTuber, TikToker who became known for making 6-second videos on the Vine platform where he seemed to be doing real magic. In TikTok, he rose to fame when he posted a video dressed as a student of Hogwarts, the Harry Potter school, “flying” on a broomstick. He currently has more than 57 million followers.
5. Spencer Polanco Knight – @Spencerx
Spencer is a beatboxer, that is, a specialist in emitting rap-like percussion instrument sounds with his mouth. He now posts music and beatboxing videos on the platform has 51 million followers and has collaborated with artists such as Sean Kingston and Alicia Keys. Spencer was born in New York and also accumulates millions of followers on other social networks such as YouTube and Instagram.
6. Loren Gray – @Lorengray
Singer, music producer, and model Loren Gray started on the platform by uploading videos singing. The record industry took notice of her and she has already become an artist with more than 51.3 million followers on TikTok signing contracts with Virgin Records and Capitol Records. In addition to recording her songs, she has collaborated on videos for other artists such as Taylor Swift.
7. TikTok – @TikTok
Keeping up to date with all the latest news, discovering live performances or artists that break into the platform, or small tutorials to include effects or do duets is what you get by following the official TikTok account. 51.2 million followers follow it to keep up to date with everything that happens on the social network.
8. Dixie D’Amelio – @Dixiedamelio
Dixie D’Amelio is the sister of Charli, the Tiktoker with the most followers in the world. Dixie is a singer, she released her first single “Be Happy” last year, has 49 million followers, and has launched a makeup line with Charli.
9. Will Smith – @Willsmith
The well-known American actor Will Smith, known for that unforgettable series “The Fresh Prince of Bel Air” has now become a TikToker for the funny videos he uploads to TikTok. He has 48.4 million followers on the platform.
10. Michael Le – @Justmaiko
Michael Le has become viral thanks to his dance choreographies getting more than 500 million views and where he has more than 45 million followers. This young American also focuses his content on “lip sync” and also has thousands of “followers” in other networks like Facebook or Youtube.