20 Most Followed TikTok Influencers

By Editorial Staff

You’ve heard their names, seen their faces, and probably also seen their dance moves. While TikTok‘s explosion is now a mainstream phenomenon, the selection of talent attracting the most followers may come as a surprise. Here are the 20 most followed TikTok influencers.

1. Charli D’Amelio

Charli D’Amelio is officially TikTok’s biggest star. With almost 50 million followers, Charli is the most followed TikTok user and garners millions of views for her choreographed dances to viral songs. To raise awareness for social distancing measures, she featured in PGA’s campaign with a new #distancedance. She has appeared in a Super Bowl commercial and, most recently, the Disney sing-along with the rest of the High School Musical cast as a featured dancer.

2. Loren Gray

Loren Gray was also a star on Musical.ly, the predecessor to TikTok. Her page features her viral lip dubbing videos and dance challenges, and her popularity has led her to collect nominations for Teen Choice Awards and People’s Choice Awards as well. Loren partnered with the Betsey Johnson brand this year to create her own line of prom dresses, though her main focus is her budding music career.

3. Zach King

Zach King started making videos on Vine and has since moved to TikTok where he is one of the most followed TikTok accounts with over 40 million followers. His videos feature incredible digital effects that look like nothing other than magic in the final product. He has worked with Lego, Crayola, Disney, Pixar, and Coca-Cola, all brands that align with his colorful and inventive content.

4. Riyaz Aly

At only 16, Riyaz is growing as an actor and star on TikTok. He posts lip dubs and challenges, often featuring other viral Indian TikTok stars. He took part in the Yeehaw challenge for “Olde Towne Road” by Lil Nas X with other influencers like the Dobre twins and Jacob Sartorius.

5. Addison Rae

Addison Rae holds a space as one of the most followed TikTok accounts with almost 35 million followers. She brings in millions of views and likes for her posts where she lip syncs and dances to popular songs. She is a current member of Hype House, will be releasing her own merchandise line with Fanjoy, and has worked with brands such as Fashion Nova and McCary’s Jewelers.

6. Baby Ariel

Ariel Martin, more commonly known as Baby Ariel, was one of the most followed accounts in Musical.ly and has transitioned to being equally as popular on TikTok. A singer and actress, Baby Ariel frequently posts lip sync and dance videos on her account. Her social media fame has led to multiple parts on Disney Channel and Nickelodeon as well.

7. Spencer Polanco Knight

Spencer X is the professional stage name for beatboxer Spencer Polanco Knight, number seven on our list of the most followed TikTok accounts. His fame on TikTok allowed him to elevate his beatboxing to the professional level thanks to a lucrative brand deal with Monster Energy.

8. Faisal Shaikh 

Mr. Faisu, a.k.a. Faisal Shaikh, is one in a squadron of Indian TikTok creators known as Team 07. With over 26 million followers, Mr. Faisu is not only one of the most followed TikTok accounts worldwide, but also India’s most famous TikTok user period.

9. Gilmher Croes

Gil Croes is the older brother of the sibling duo on TikTok. Wildly popular for his lip sync and comedy videos, Gil Croes rakes in millions of views per post. He is also affiliated with the dating app Badoo which you can find linked in the bio of his TikTok account.

10. Brent Rivera

Brent Rivera is not only one of the most followed TikTok accounts but also has a high following on YouTube and Instagram. He does lip dubs and comedy on his TikTok with each video receiving over a million views. He has acted in two films and worked with Coca-Cola and Michelin in the past.

11. Arishfa Khan

Arishfa Khan got her start as a child actress in India and has since become one of the most followed accounts on TikTok. Her account features her lip syncing and dancing to popular songs, often with fellow TikToker Lucky Dancer, and she has even expanded her presence to YouTube where she creates beauty and make-up content. She has also worked with several fashion brands that compliment her style on her Instagram account.

12. Nisha Guragain

Nisha Guragain has amassed millions of TikTok followers by jumping on lip sync and dance video trends. One video in particular featuring the song “Mujhe Yaad Hai Aata” catapulted her into TikTok stardom. This fame has led her into partnerships with Maybelline, WordPress, and more throughout the years.

13. Jannat Zubair Rahmani

Jannat has been acting since she was eight years old and is now one of the most followed TikTok influencers. Her TikTok features lip sync videos and original music she produces. Jannat has appeared in campaigns for INDEED, B612, and a Coca-Cola response to the new pandemic.

14. Kristen Hancher

Kristen Hancher gained her status as one of the most followed TikTok accounts through years of lip syncs and dozens of hair makeovers. She has over 20 million followers and is even part of Jake Paul’s Team 10 Squad in LA. From her leaderboard spot on TikTok, she has gone on to partner with makeup brands like Too Faced and others.

15. Awez Darbar

This popular TikTok star is a 26-year-old dancer from India who gained popularity by displaying his original choreography to hit songs. He has over 23 million followers and many of his videos receive over 5 million views. Following the recent pandemic, Awez has appeared in a campaign with Dettol and taken part in the Lifebuoy handwashing challenge.

16. Jacob Sartorius

Jacob Sartorius was one of the most popular stars on Musical.ly before transitioning to TikTok and amassing 23.2 million followers. He was then able to launch a music career, which brought him mild success, and partnered with Be Strong in 2018 as a part of their anti-bullying campaign

17. Lucas and Marcus Dobre

Lucas and Marcus Dobre are a pair of twins gaining massive popularity through lip syncs, comedic sketches, pranks, raps, and gymnastics tricks. They also have a YouTube channel with their older brothers where they post longer, funnier, entertaining videos. A few of the campaigns they have taken on include the promotion of anti-bullying with AT&T as well as Fortnite sponsorships.

18. Jayden Croes

Jayden Croes, the younger half of the TikTok famous Croes brothers, has a following of over 21 million. He grew up in Aruba and now posts lip syncs and short sketches on TikTok as well as having a sizable YouTube channel. He has worked with Dior and presented at the TikTok US launch celebration along with his brother in 2018.

19. Stokes Twins

Alex and Alan are the Stokes twins and their account is one of the most followed TikTok accounts to date. Their relationship makes their videos funny, relatable, and unique through every viral lip sync, sketch, and challenge. Together, they have worked with large brands like Chipotle and Amazon among others.

20. Will Smith

Will Smith is basically a household name at this point. In case you didn’t know, Will Smith has a massive following on YouTube, Instagram and now TikTok. He does lip dubs, behind the scenes clips, and tons of content featuring every tier of celebrity out there. He spearheaded a campaign against homelessness coined “Emotional” with all proceeds going towards the UN Children’s Fund and participated in Moncler’s “Genius is Born Crazy” fashion campaign.

Want more of the most followed TikTok influencers? Here are some who didn’t make the cut:

NameTikTok HandleFollower CountView Count
Sameeksha Sud@sameeksha_sud22M912M
Dixie D’Amelio@dixiedamelio21.7M494M
Dwayne Johnson@therock22.1M101M
Avneet Kaur@avneetkaur_1320.9M488M
Liza Koshy@lizzza20.9M174M


This article was written by Christiana Sinacola

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