What do TikTok stars have in common with you? They all started small. If you’re planning on getting started with your TikTok profile, you should take the most successful TikTokers as your role models. In this list, we’ll show you the biggest international TikTok stars and what you can learn from them.
When it comes to TikTok stars, Charli D’Amelio is at the top. With 84 million followers, she could be called the queen of TikTok. Anyone who actively uses TikTok has probably seen her face and her viral TikTok dances. As a professional tournament dancer, Charli has a few amazing dance moves up her sleeve. Want a foretaste?
Tip: If you want to impress with your dancing skills on TikTok, Charli D’Amelio should definitely be one of your role models.
Zach, also known on YouTube as FinalCutKing, is one of the most creative TikTokers in the world. His short but elaborately produced clips made him a star on Vine several years ago and earned him several nominations for the Streamy Award in the category “Best Visual Effects”. Zach King’s specialty are TikToks which look like magic thanks to his outstanding video editing.
Tip: You won’t become as good as Zach overnight. Get into the world of video editing and try to add some small visual effects to your videos that will surprise your followers. That way you will grow from video to video.
The Indian Instagrammer Faisal shaikh has collected over 30 million followers with his TikTok profile. His content is mainly about his training and private life. As a fashion blogger and model Faisal likes to present himself in the coolest clothes or show his free upper body. Of course, there are also plenty of funny clips on his TikTok.
Tip: Faisal brings good looks, coolness and humor under one hat. Work on yourself and stay true to yourself. That way your chances are good at competing face to face with Faisal shaikh in the future.
Addison Rae @addisonre
19-year-old Addison Rae is one of the most popular stars on TikTok. As a member of the “Hype House”, Addison publishes dance videos together with her friend Charli D’Amelio. Addison’s TikTok career began several years ago when she played babysitter for a group of middle school students and posted a video for fun that went viral. Since then, Addison Rae has been regularly releasing clips in which she spreads her good mood.
Tip: Addison also shows you what it takes to be successful with your dance clips on TikTok. Don’t take yourself too seriously and develop your own style.
Loren Gray @lorengray
Loren Gray became known on Musica.ly in 2015 under the name Loren Beech. Meanwhile, she is also present on many other social networks. She even has several accounts on Instagram, including one for each of her two dogs. If there weren’t TikTok and other social networks, says Loren, she would love to be a cheerleader. You can see that in her videos: In her clips, she jumps through the picture in front of the camera and spreads her good mood to the viewers. She also proves in her song “Queen” that she isn’t shy vocally either.
Tip: There is a lot of work behind every beautiful face. To be able to do your makeup as well as Loren, you should have a few makeup tutorials on your watch list each day.
Riyaz Afreen is a successful Indian TikTok star, influencer and fashion blogger. He won his more than 43 million TikTok fans mainly through his popular playback clips.
Tip: Moving your lips to the music while looking as casual as Riyaz looks easier than it actually is. Practice with songs you know by heart and dress up for your clips as if you were the star in a music video, because that’s exactly what you are to your followers on TikTok.
The singer BabyAriel owes her status as TikTok star to her early fame in the app musica.ly. What began in 2015 out of boredom earned her a Teen Choice Award just one year later. In the meantime, BabyAriel has over 34 million followers, her own web series called “Baby Doll Records” and was even cast by Disney in 2018. BabyAriel is popular for her various TikTok dance moves.
Spencer X @spencerx
Beatboxer and TikTok star Spencer X became famous with his own music and funny sketches. Spencer X has already proven his musical talent together with many other artists with whom he has performed at the Vans Warped Tour, the Bumbershoot Festival and the 116th Street Festival, among others. Born and raised in New York, Spencer X has worked with artists such as Alicia Keys and Sean Kingston.
Brent Rivera @brentrivera
The TikTok star Brent Rivera became known primarily through his YouTube channel “MrBrent98”, with which he gained over 12 million subscribers. With his short clips he was also very popular on Vine for a long time. When the platform closed down a few years ago, he took his fan community with him over to his TikTok account, where he still uploads funny videos that thrill millions of followers.
GIL CROES @gilmhercroes
Grown up on the South American island of Aruba, the TikTok star quickly won the hearts of now over 29 million people. His humor and relaxed nature give his clips a unique flair. At the same time, Gil Croes works as a model and actor and has even won an award for best male actor at the Aruba Short Film Festival in 2015.