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TikTok Teens Take the Stage: Top 10 Rising Stars You Should Know

By Editorial Staff

TikTok has taken the world by storm, with over 2 billion downloads and counting. The app has become a hub for entertainment, where users can create and share lip-syncing, dancing, comedy, and talent videos with their followers. It has also been a game-changer for talented teenagers who have used the platform to build a massive following.

In this blog post, we’ll be taking a closer look at some of the most popular and successful TikTok teens who have made a name for themselves on the app. So, keep scrolling to see if your favorite TikTok teen stars have made the cut!

TikTok has influenced other social media platforms such as Instagram and Snapchat. Learn more about the Tiktokification of social media platforms next!

1. Charli D’amelio

  • @charliedamelio
  • 150.5M

Don’t know many TikTok teens? If there’s one you might know, it’s Charli D’amelio. From an average 19-year-old girl from Connecticut to one of the most successful TikTok teens, Charli D’Amelio has become a household name in the world of social media. With over 65 million followers, she is the top TikTok influencer, known for her relatable personality and impressive dance moves.

Despite her massive following, Charli has stayed true to herself by creating content in her bedroom and remaining authentic. Her success on the platform has opened doors for her to sign with a talent company, star in a Super Bowl commercial, appear on “The Tonight Show,” and perform at the 2020 NBA All-Star Game. 

@charlidamelio

♬ original sound – habz.fx

2. Loren Gray

  • @lorengray
  • @54.4M

Next on our top TikTok teens list is Loren Gray, a 20-year-old TikTok teen star, singer, and entrepreneur hailing from Pottstown, Pennsylvania. Loren first gained fame on Musical.ly before the rise of TikTok in 2017, and her fan base has since skyrocketed to over 54 million followers on TikTok, 3.73 million subscribers on YouTube, and 23.6 million followers on Instagram.

Loren is known for her creative content, featuring lip-syncing and original songs. In 2021, she signed a deal with Virgin Records and has released ten singles since then. Thanks to her TikTok fame, Loren has secured lucrative partnerships with Revlon, Skechers, Hyundai, and Burger King. In addition, she launched her jewelry brand, &always, in December 2020.

@lorengray

rock on guys thanks for thinking of me after you already tried with someone else

♬ a mirrorball girl –

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3. Jojo Siwa

  • @itsjojosiwa
  • 45.9M

JoJo Siwa is a multi-talented artist and internet celebrity with over 12 million subscribers and over 2.6 billion views on her YouTube channel, Its JoJo Siwa. Her content includes comedy sketches, vlogs, Q&As, challenges, and other entertaining videos. In 2016, she debuted her first song, “Boomerang.” She signed a talent deal with Nickelodeon in 2017. In 2020, she was named one of Time magazine’s 100 most influential people worldwide.

Before her fame, JoJo started dancing at a very young age and quickly developed a love for hip-hop dance, although she also enjoys jazz, contemporary, and lyrical styles. You can learn more about this stylish superstar and her net worth at this NeoReach blog.

@itsjojosiwa

2 months ago our puppy Tooie (O2) joined our family and he brought the MOST joy, laughter, and messes into our life. My heart hurts so much to say that this morning he was involved in an accident and is now in puppy heaven. I cant even explain how perfect of a dog O2 was. Going to miss him more than words can explain. Thank you for bringing light to my life when it was dark tooie boy. See you one day. rest in peace my lil sweet boy😭💔

♬ original sound – Mia Mugavero

4. Avani Gregg

  • @avani
  • 43.1M

Avani is a TikTok teen star with over 43 million followers on the platform, known for her stylish makeup and entertaining videos featuring comedy, dance, challenges, and transitions. She has been awarded both the verification crown and style guru badge, as well as winning the Shorty Award for TikToker of the Year in 2019.

Avani first gained notoriety on social media at 14 years old with her viral TikTok video, which featured her in creepy clown makeup, earning her the nickname “Clown Girl.” In addition to her TikTok success, Avani joined other popular creators in forming The Hype House, became a level 9 gymnast training at level 10, and even hosted a series on Facebook Watch titled Here For It.

@avani

🤘🏽

♬ Just A Girl – No Doubt

5. Noah Beck

  • @noahbeck
  • 34M

This American TikTok teen personality has gained fame for his lifestyle, sports, and comedic videos. He has a sizable Instagram following along with his TikTok account, where he posts about fitness, fashion, and more. He joined the popular social group Sway House in 2020 and starred in a six-part series on AwesomenessTV called Noah Beck Tries Things in 2021.

@noahbeck

said 🕺🏽 (draft)

♬ original sound – berra

TikTok is shifting to long form content. Hopefully, this means we get to see Noah more!

6. Riyaz Aly

  • @riyaz.14
  • 29M

At only 19 years old, Riyaz Aly is the youngest TikTok influencer on our list. Based in India, Riyaz has become a sensation on the platform with over 45 million followers, thanks to his Bollywood-inspired lip-sync and dance videos.

He has even achieved celebrity status in his home country, appearing in popular music videos such as Tony Kakkar’s “Yaari Hai!!” and Rajat Nagpal’s “Pahadan”. Riyaz’s success highlights the importance of finding a niche and consistently producing content to build a following, regardless of age.

@riyaz.14

🙈❤️ #duetwithriyaz #riyaz

♬ Hulara-Ishara Akh Da – J Star

7. Josh Richards

  • @joshrichards
  • 26M

Josh Richards is a popular social media personality and actor who has gained over 26 million followers on his TikTok account, “joshrichards”. He joined the social group Sway House in 2019 and has appeared in films such as Under the Stadium Lights and Summertime Dropouts. In addition to his acting career, Josh signed a recording contract with Warner Records in 2020 and released the hit single “Still Softish” featuring Bryce Hall.

Before his rise to fame, Josh started his first company, Berserk Hockey, when he was only 13 years old. He gained a social media following at the age of 14 through musical.ly, which eventually became TikTok. In 2018, Josh collaborated with the shoe brand Call It Spring and was a guest VIP at the Rock Your Hair Tour event in Toronto.

@joshrichards

Best toy investment Ive ever made

♬ original sound – Josh Richards

8. Dixie D’amelio

  • @dixiedamelio
  • 24M

The name Dixie D’Amelio is familiar, as she is the older sister of the #1 TikTok teen influencer, Charli D’Amelio. But Dixie is a star in her own right, with a successful singing career and a large following on TikTok, where she has secured sponsorships with brands such as Hollister and Morphe.

She released her debut single, “Be Happy,” in June 2020 and even acted in the TV series Attaway General. Dixie’s family is the subject of the Hulu series The D’Amelio Show, which follows their daily lives.

@dixiedamelio

girls night in 🤞🏻

♬ Feather – Sped Up – Sabrina Carpenter

9. Jacob Sartorious

  • @jacobsartorious
  • 23.6M

Jacob Sartorius blew up on Vine in 2015 but has since migrated to TikTok. Despite being so young, he has over 20M TikTok followers, proving to the world that TikTok teens can be successful!

Since becoming a famous teen, he has debuted in the music industry with “Sweatshirt,” which peaked at number 90 on the US Billboard Hot 100. He then embarked on a mini-tour, the All My Friends Tour, and announced The Last Text World Tour in 2016, and performing in multiple countries to support his debut EP.

@jacobsartorius

😳 @BabyAriel

♬ Big Booty Cheeks – 🍿

Jacon can have a pretty good sense of humor. If you do, we have a list of TikTok memes you’ll love.

10. Annie LeBlanc

  • @julesleblanc
  • 18.9M

Annie LeBlanc is a well-known actress, who played the character Rhyme McAdams on the Brat web series Chicken Girls, as well as A Girl Named Jo, and the Brat film Intern-in-Chief. In 2018, she signed a talent deal with Nickelodeon, where she later starred in their web series Camp Nick and was cast as Lex on the Nickelodeon series Side Hustle.

Before becoming an actress, LeBlanc gained fame through the YouTube channel Acroanna, where she posted gymnastics meets and tutorials. She trained as a gymnast until August 2017 and was one of the three siblings featured on the family vlog YouTube channel Bratayley.

@julesleblanc

♬ original sound – CocoDevile

TikTok teens and creators don’t just lip-sync. On TikTok, there are other forms of content influencers love to make! Check out the street interviewers who own the town. 

This article was written by Danielle Montgomery

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