The 10 most popular TikTokers in 2022
TikTok is the fastest-growing social media platform that broke all records. As of January 2022, TikTok has 1000M+ monthly active users due to this the usage of TikTok for business is increasing day-by-day for exponential growth.
This social media platform mainly focuses on content creation rather than pushing on monetization making it a viable option for better reach.
By bringing music to the social media game, what started off as teenagers trying themselves at lip-syncing attracted much more, quickly drawing competitive dancers, actors, and worldwide influencers… as well as brands seeing the potential of these younger and ‘more authentic’ digital influencers.
The platform is still young and its rankings are far from set in stone. Take a look at the Top 10 influencers on TikTok right now!
1. Charli D’Amelio
Charli D’Amelio is the most-followed person on TikTok. She has been in the first position for consecutively 2 years now. D’Amelio became popular for her dancing and choreography. She recently starred in a Hulu show about her family’s life in LA, called “The D’Amelio Show.”
@charlidameliodc @chuckygonwild♬ somebodys watching me –
2. Khabane Lame
Khabane Lame is a Senegalese-born TikToker based in Chivasso, Italy. He got famous in 2021 after his TikTok videos, in which he silently mocks overly complicated life hack videos, went viral. As of 2022, Lame is the second most-followed TikToker.
@khaby.lameHappy to show simplicity to the actors @netflixit , @netflix , @netflixenespanol , @netflixbrasil , @netflixsverige ##khabyflix ##learnfromkhaby♬ suono originale – Khabane lame
3. Addison Rae
Addison Rae is an American social media personality, dancer, actress, and singer. In July 2019, she started actively posting content on TikTok, where her dancing videos rose to fame. Rae was named as the highest-earning TikTok personality by Forbes in August 2020. She’s partnered with brands like American Eagle, has released her own podcast, and launched a beauty line. Bella was the second most popular TikToker in 2021 but now stands at the third position.
4. Bella Poarch
Bella Poarch is a Filipino-American social media personality and singer born in 1997. Before starting her journey on TikTok, she served the US Navy from 2015 – 2020. On August 17, 2020, she created a video on TikTok, in which she lip-syncs to the song “Soph Aspin Send” by British rapper Millie B which went viral and got her fame. In May 2021, she released her debut single “Build a Bitch”. Bella has maintained her fourth position from 2021.
@bellapoarch Hi, I’m bored. I think I’ll just go and play Minecraft now ##sorry ##quarantine♬ shes hardcore – Valerie Ruiz
5. Zach King
Zach King is an American internet personality, filmmaker, and illusionist based in Los Angeles. He is most known for his “magic vines”, which are six-second videos digitally edited to look as if he is doing magic. He calls his videos “digital sleight of hand”. In 2021, he was in the top 3 most popular TikTokers.
@zachking##ad How I get the holidays rolling… ❄️ @Amazon ##alexatransforms♬ original sound – Zach King
6. Dixie D’Amelio
Dixie Jane D’Amelio is an American singer and social media personality known for her videos on the social media platform TikTok. D’Amelio is the elder of the D’Amelio sisters. She was born in Norwalk, Connecticut. In 2020, she starred in the YouTube web series Attaway General and recently released a second single with Wiz Khalifa. From the past year, she had gained more popularity and followers which lifts her to 6th position in 2022.
@dixiedameliomight go psycho❤️ video out now feat @rubirose!!♬ Psycho (feat. Rubi Rose) – Dixie
7. Kimberly Loaiza
Kimberly Loaiza is a Mexican YouTuber, influencer, and singer. In 2019 she released her first single as a singer, the song “No Seas Celoso”, also, she was successful with the hit “Me perdiste” in 2020, which has 20 million plays on Spotify. Kimberly made herself to the list of Top 10 TikTokers in 2022.
@kimberly.loaizaTe quiero muchooooo ✨♬ som original – Nlvxa
8. Spencer X
Spencer X is an award-winning beatboxer from Manhattan, NYC. He produces original tracks mixed with comedy. He has shared the stage with artists such as Kendrick Lamar, The Filharmonic, Dead Prez, Rahzel, and Doug E. Fresh, as well as performed for top brands such as Citibank, Pepsi, Coca Cola, Vans, Yelp, Saks 5th Avenue, and more. He ranked among the top 5 TikTokers in 2021.
@spencerxBeatbox challenge w/ @liquiddeath mountain water ##murderyourthirst♬ original sound – Spencer X
9. Loren Gray
The 19-year-old American dancer, actress, and musician joined TikTok in 2015, where she grew a large following. This also allowed her to gain the visibility to start her own music career, releasing her first singles after signing a record deal with Virgin Records. Loren was in the 6th position for the same listing in 2021.
@lorengrayclose up on my @guess looks featured in piece of work ♡ shop my looks here: geni.us/LorenxGUESS♬ Piece of Work – Loren Gray
Michael Le, known as JustMaiko on social media, is an American dancer, choreographer, and social media personality. The US dancer grabbed a spot in TikTok’s top 10, thanks to his mix of dance and comedy. Most notable are his hilarious public performances on escalators that went viral.
@justmaikoi hap to catch dem awl ♂️ ##pikachu ##charizard ##plottwist♬ The god ending – Schizoanalysis❗❗
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