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 October 24, 2021:
1. Charli D’Amelio (@charlidamelio) — 120 million
Charli Grace D’Amelio is a dancer from Connecticut and the most-followed TikTok account.
2. Khaby Lame (@khaby.lame) — 89.3 million
Khaby Lame, who used to be an Italian factory worker, skyrocketed to the top of the list in mere months.
3. Addison Rae (@addisonre) — 81.1 million
Addison Rae Easterling, a dancer-actress who hails from Louisiana, is the second most-followed user on TikTok.
4. Bella Poarch (@bellapoarch) — 76.0 million
Bella Poarch, who didn’t have much of a social media presence before April 2020, is the proud creator of TikTok’s most-liked video and a controversial figure.
5. Zach King (@zachking) — 62.3 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.
6. Will Smith (@willsmith) — 58.5 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.
7. TikTok (@tiktok) — 55.4 million
Well, TikTok is, um, TikTok. Of course, the platform is going to be on the list of most popular TikTok accounts.
8. Spencer X (@spencerx) — 53.7 million
Spencer X, born Spencer Polanco Knight, is a beatboxer from New York City.
9. Dixie D’Amelio (@dixiedamelio) — 53.3 million
Dixie D’Amelio is Charli D’Amelio’s big sister and a singer.
10. Ofofonobs (@ofofonobs) — Soon… lol
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