TikTok Top 30 most popular creators on the viral video
30. Tony Lopez — 22.8 million
Tony Lopez, 21, rose to fame alongside his older brother Ondreaz Lopez by posting dance videos.
In the past, he’s been associated with the Hype House influencer collective, and in June came under scrutiny for past tweets that contained racist, sexist, and homophobic statements.
(TIE) 28. Junya — 23.3 million
Junya, also known by his TikTok handle @junya1gou, appears to have started posting on TikTok in mid-2019.
In the time since, he’s risen to fame with a variety of wild comedy videos that feature him engaging in ridiculous stunts, performing dances, and generally being extremely funny. Despite having over 23 million followers, his account still hasn’t been verified.
27. Rodrigo Contreras — 23.5 million
Rodrigo Contreras, 21, is also known by his handle @elrodcontreras.
A Mexican TikTok star, he appears to have started posting on the app when in 2017 (when it was Musical.ly) and posts primarily dance and lip-sync videos.
(TIE) 25. Savannah LaBrant & Family — 23.7 million
Savannah Labrant is the matriarch of a family with a wildly popular social media presence. Her husband, Cole, is a former Vine star known as part of a dancing trio dubbed “Dem White Boyz.”
24. Jacob Sartorius — 24 million
Sartorius also made headlines in 2018 as part of a much-publicized relationship with “Stranger Things” star Millie Bobby Brown.
23. Sameeksha Sud — 24.5 million
22. Kristen Hancher — 24.7 million
Kristen Hancher has gained an incredibly large fanbase who have watched the 21-year-old through years of lip-syncing videos and dozens of hair color changes.
21. Awez Darbar — 26 million
Awez Darbar is a 27-year-old dancer from India known for posting videos showing his original choreography to viral hits.
20. The Dobre Twins — 26.8 million
Lucas and Marcus Dobre are a pair of 21-year-old twins whose TikTok videos comprise comedic skits, pranks, gymnastics, and vlogs.
19. Joe Albanese — 27.6 million
Joe Albanese, 19, rose to fame with his breakdance skills and an assortment of colored wigs.
The first video on his TikTok account is dated to December 2018, and in the time since, he’s become one of the app’s most-followed stars by posting videos that frequently feature members of his family and focus on dance and comedy.
17. Jannat Zubair Rahmani — 28.2 million
Jannat Zubair Rahmani is a 19-year-old actress whose career started at 8 years old. She has since found success on TikTok as one of India’s most popular accounts, where she shares music she produces and shares lip-syncing videos.
(TIE) 15. Lilhuddy (aka Chase Hudson) — 28.6 million
Chase Hudson, 18, has rocketed to fame as another member of the Los Angles-based creator collective, Hype House.
Hudson, who goes by Lilhuddy online, is perhaps just as well known for dating Charli D’Amelio, the 15-year-old who recently took over as the most followed creator on TikTok.
(TIE) 15. Arishfa Khan — 28.6 million
Arishfa Khan is a 17-year-old creator from India who got her start as a child actress at age 9. However, she gained a major following for her lip-syncing videos on her TikTok account and has since created a beauty and makeup-centric YouTube channel.
14. The Stokes Twins — 28.7 million
“It’s the same reason why couples channels do well,” Alan Stokes told The Atlantic in 2019. “Twins are the closest you can get to someone without it being a couple thing.”
13. Czn Burak (aka Burak Özdemir) — 29.8 million
CZN Burak — whose real name is Burak Özdemir — is the most famous chef on TikTok. He’s known for cooking elaborate Turkish meals while his face features a seemingly permanent, unmoving smile.
12. Avani Gregg — 29.9 million
Avani Gregg, 18, is one of the several teens on this list who shot into the TikTok elite in 2020 thanks to the launch of the collective Hype House, a group of up-and-coming creators who often collaborated on videos and viral challenges thanks to a shared house in Los Angeles.
Now with her own TV show available to view using Facebook Messenger’s “watch together” feature, Gregg continues to post dance and makeup videos on TikTok.
11. Gilmher Croes — 31.4 million
Gil Croes is the other half of the wildly popular Croes Brothers and is one of the older stars on TikTok at age 27. Croes told Business Insider that since starting to make videos in 2015, the brothers have been forced to change and adapt in order to maintain popularity on the platform.
“We never get comfortable, can never do the same thing that we were doing before,” Croes said. “You can’t please everyone, but we try to adapt in a way where people enjoy our content.”
10. Mr. Faisu (aka Faisal Shaikh) — 32.1 million
Mr Faisu is part of a squad of Indian creators dubbed Team 07. After he was suspended from TikTok in 2019 for violating its community guidelines, he returned in early 2020 to continue making videos and maintaining his spot as one of India’s most popular creators.
His last video posted on TikTok is dated June 28, one day before TikTok was banned in India.
9. Baby Ariel (aka Ariel Martin) — 35.2 million
The 20-year-old’s illustrious TikTok fame has led to multiple gigs on Disney Channel and Nickelodeon TV shows.
8. Michael Le — 43.4 million
Michael Le began posting videos to TikTok’s predecessor Musical.ly back in 2016 and has been growing his fame on the app ever since.
Known for dance videos and choreography, TikTok named him one of its top creators of 2020. Le is also the “ceo of escalator tiktoks” (as he once described himself in a video caption), regularly posting videos that show him dancing on escalators in public.
7. Riyaz Afreen — 43.7 million
Riyaz Afreen is only 17, but established himself as an actor and star by going viral on TikTok.
6. Dixie D’Amelio — 47 million
Dixie D’Amelio is the older sister of TikTok’s biggest star, Charli. Dixie, 18, is also known for her dance videos and choreography.
5. Bella Poarch — 49.1 million
Bella Poarch was one of TikTok’s breakout stars in 2020 and came to possess its most liked video — a zoomed-in lip-sync to British rapper Millie B’s “M to the B.”
Poarch came into TikTok fame in the latter half of 2020, posting lip-sync, dance, singing, and gaming-focused videos. While some of Poarch’s personal details like her real name and age remain unclear, she’s become one of TikTok’s biggest stars.
4. Loren Gray — 50.2 million
Loren Gray was a star on TikTok’s predecessor, Musical.ly, at only 13. Gray has been a frequent part of TikTok’s lip-dubbing trends and viral dance challenges and has garnered nominations at the Teen Choice Awards and People’s Choice Awards for her social media presence.
2. Addison Rae (aka Addison Easterling) — 51.3 million
Addison Rae — as 20-year-old Addison Easterling is known online — quickly rose to fame after joining TikTok in the summer of 2019.
She regularly draws hundreds of thousands of views on videos where she dances and lip-syncs to popular songs on the app and hosts a Spotify-exclusive podcast called “Mama Knows Best” with her mother, Sheri Nicole.
1. Charli D’Amelio — 103.6 million
Charli D’Amelio is officially TikTok’s biggest star. After launching her channel in June 2019, the 16-year-old from Connecticut rocketed to the top of TikTok in just a matter of months through choreographed dances to viral songs.
Her breakout success has led her to a spot in Hype House, a cameo appearance in a Super Bowl commercial, and a contract with a premier talent agency. Now, her family is getting their own documentary TV show on Hulu in 2021.
TikTok Top 30 most popular creators on the viral video