Top 30 TikTok celebrities: The most followed people on TikTok and their earnings 2021

Top 30 TikTok celebrities: The most followed people on TikTok and their earnings 2021

Since its release, TikTok has made many stars worldwide. Young people have taken advantage of the lucrative opportunities presented on the platform to fatten their bank accounts. Most of them are brand ambassadors of notable brands such as Amazon, McDonald’s, Louis Vuitton, Netflix, and many others. So, who are the top 30 TikTok celebrities in 2022?

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Top 30 TikTok celebrities in the world. Photo: @cottonbro
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Who is the most famous TikToker? Undoubtedly, the D’Amelio sisters were the most famous TikTok stars in 2021. They have maintained the spot for around two years now. However, the competition is so stiff because of many other newcomers.

Top 30 TikTok celebrities: most followed people on TikTok in 2021

Who are the most followed people on TikTok? Below is a list of the 30 TikTokers with tremendously following and their earnings. The list is based on their number of followers and Forbes stats. They include:

1. Charli D’Amelio – 133.9 million

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Charli D’Amelio attends the 2021 ESPY Awards at Rooftop At Pier 17 on July 10, 2021, in New York City. Photo: Michael Loccisano
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Charlie D’Amelio is the most followed person on TikTok at the moment. Since she joined the platform in 2019, she has entertained her fans with her captivating content. Primarily, she creates dance and lip-syncing videos.

Currently, she is also the highest-paid TikToker on the platform. In 2021, she made a whopping $17.5 million. She partnered with big brands such as Morphe cosmetics, Dunkin’ Donuts, and Hollister. In addition, she has her TV show titled The D'Amelio Show. Together with her sister, they have another show on Hulu titled Charli vs Dixie.

2. Khaby Lame – 129.5 million

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Khaby Lame attends the "TikTok - Un Racconto Italiano" event at Spazio Manin on December 14, 2021 in Milan, Italy. Photo: Vittorio Zunino Celotto
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Khaby Lame is the second most followed person on the platform. The African TikToker joined TikTok in 2020. He is known for creating videos that silently mocks overly complicated situations in life. Celebrity Net Worth estimates his net worth to be $5 million in 2021.

3. Bella Poarch – 87.6 million

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Bella Poarch attends The Fashion Awards 2021 at the Royal Albert Hall on November 29, 2021, in London, England. Photo: Karwai Tang
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Bella Poarch is another TikTok star with a massive following on the platform. At the time of writing, her videos have amassed a total of 2 billion likes. She was among the top TikTok earners of 2021. Her estimated earnings in 2021 were $5 million. Besides TikTok, she is also a singer known for Build a Bitch.

4. Addison Rae – 86.2 million

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Addison Rae attends the 47th Annual People's Choice Awards at Barker Hangar on December 07, 2021, in Santa Monica, California. Photo: Amy Sussman
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Addison Rae is another one of the most famous TikTokers with impressive earnings. The beauty earned close to 10 million followers in 2021 alone. She is also an actress known for He’s All That. Based on the recent report released by Forbes, Addison Rae earned $8.5 million in 2021.

5. Zack King – 66.9 million

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TikTok celebrity, Zack King. Photo: @zachking
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Zack King commands an impressive following on the platform. Most users know him for his magic videos. The majority of his videos are between 6 and 20 seconds long. Currently, he boasts over 840 likes on his videos. According to Celebrity Net Worth, his net worth is $3 million.

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6. Will Smith – 64.7 million

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Will Smith attends Variety's Creative Impact Awards and 10 Directors To Watch Brunch at the Parker Palm Springs on January 3, 2016, in Palm Springs, California. Photo: Jerod Harris
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American actor Will Smith is another person to watch out for on the platform. He has attracted a decent following who likes his content. Unlike some TikTokers, Smith posts funny clips, dance videos, and general entertaining topics on a wide range of topics. His net worth is $350 million, but he has not entirely earned it from the platform alone.

7. TikTok – 59.8 million

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A TikTok logo seen displayed on a smartphone screen with a computer keyword in the background in Athens, Greece on January 10, 2022. Photo: Nikolas Kokovlis
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Despite being the platform's owners, they are not the most followed. Currently, TikTok has 59.8 million followers. The platform is valued at $350 billion at the time of writing.

8. Kimberly Loaiza – 58.6 million

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Kimberly Loaiza attends the 2020 Spotify Awards at the Auditorio Nacional on March 05, 2020, in Mexico City, Mexico. Photo: Emma McIntyre
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Kimberly Loaiza comes in the 8th position after TikTok, but she is ranked 7th because she is an individual. The platform has slightly higher followers than her. Celebrity Net Worth estimates her net worth to be $8 million.

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9. Dixie D’Amelio – 56.8 million

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Dixie D'Amelio attends Q102's iHeartRadio Jingle Ball 2021 at Wells Fargo Center on December 13, 2021, in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Photo: John Lamparski
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Dixie D’Amelio is the sister of Charli D’Amelio. The siblings earned a combined $27.5 million in 2021; she made $10 as an individual. In the previous year, their combined earnings were $7 million. Often, she collaborates with her sister in most projects. Besides being a top influencer, she is also an upcoming pop singer. She has a few songs out on various music platforms and YouTube already.

10. CZN Burak – 55.5 million

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CZN Burak's real name is Burak Özdemir. Photo: @cznburak
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Burak Özdemir is a Turkish chef and restaurateur popularly known as CZN Burak on the platform. He shares cooking videos on his account. Also, he is known to showcase a variety of tasty meals on the platform. His net worth is estimated to be around $11 million.

11. Spencer X – 54.9 million

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Spencer X has shared a stage with Kendrick Lamar. Photo: @iamspencerx
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Spencer X is popular on the video-sharing app as the mouth music man. He currently boasts over 54.9 million followers on TikTok. Spencer has worked with big brands such as Coca Cola, Citibank, and Yelp, just to name a few. He reportedly charges $28,000 per post. Interestingly, he has shared a stage with Kendrick Lamar because he is an award-winning beatboxer.

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12. Michael Le – 51.5 million

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Michael Le is also an actor known for Guy with Phone. Photo: @justmaiko
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Michael Le is also among the most famous TikTokers. He produces dancing videos, lip-syncs, and magic-like content. Interestingly, his videos have garnered a total of 1.4 billion likes. He allegedly has an estimated net worth of $4 million.

13. Jason Derulo – 51.2 million

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Jason Derulo performs onstage during MDLBEAST SOUNDSTORM 2021 on December 19, 2021, in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia. Photo: Neville Hopwood
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Singer Jason Derulo is another most followed celebrity on TikTok. Unlike the new generation of TikTokers, he rose to stardom due to his music. Thus, his total wealth is not attributed to his TikTok influence. For every post he makes for a brand, he earns around $75k. In 2021, he had a net worth of $16 million.

14. The Rock – 48.4 million

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Dwayne Johnson is honored with the People's Champion Award during the 2021 People's Choice Awards at Barker Hangar on December 07, 2021 in Santa Monica, California. Photo: Kevin Mazur
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Dwayne Johnson, aka The Rock, is also on TikTok. Like several other TikTokers, several brands have already approached him for brand endorsement deals. Currently, he is the brand ambassador for ZOA energy drink. His overall net worth is $800 million as of 2021.

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15. Domelipa – 47.8 million

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Domelipa attends the 2020 Spotify Awards at the Auditorio Nacional on March 05, 2020 in Mexico City, Mexico. Photo: Rich Fury
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Domelipa is a self-made TikTok star. Since joining the short video sharing platform, the 20-year-old Mexican influencer has entertained her followers. Mostly, she does short lifestyle videos and choreographs lip-sync videos.

16. BTS – 45.7million

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V, Suga, Jin, Jungkook, RM, Jimin, and J-Hope of BTS attend 102.7 KIIS FM's Jingle Ball 2021 Presented By Capital One at The Forum on December 03, 2021, in Inglewood, California. Photo: Jon Kopaloff
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BTS is a South Korean boy band. It is among the most followed TikTok accounts at the time of writing. The account features all the band members. They usually create music-related content. Some sources allege that they charge $51k per post for brand endorsement.

17. Riyaz – 44.5 million

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Riyaz Aly is among the highest-paid young TikTok stars in India. Photo: @riyaz.14
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Riyaz Aly is a young and creative content creator from India. The youngster makes lip-sync and dancing videos. No doubt, he is among the stars that TikTok has made. His net worth is estimated to be $2 million and charges $35,000 per post on the platform.

18. YZ – 44.2 million

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Younes Zarou is a German internet personality, director, and influencer. Photo: @youneszarou
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Younes Zarou alias YZ is another popular name on the short video-sharing platform. He is also a video producer. Since joining the platform, he has grown his following due to his funny and relatable content.

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19. Kris HC – 42.4 million

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Canadian TikTok celebrity Kris Collin was born in Canada. Photo: @kallmekris_4
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Coming on the 19th position is Kris HC. She is among the few female TikTokers who creates comedic skits. Usually, she creates videos on a wide range of topics. Also, she makes impressions videos of famous people. Forbes recently revealed that she made $4.75 million from TikTok in 2021. She is among the top newcomers on the list of highest-paid influencers.

20. Brent Rivera – 42.3 million

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Brent Rivera attends Nickelodeon's 2019 Kids' Choice Awards at Galen Center on March 23, 2019, in Los Angeles, California. Photo: Matt Winkelmeyer
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Brent Rivera was another young most followed person on TikTok in 2021. The American TikToker is known for his pranks, funny skits, and dancing videos. Often, he collaborates with his peers in most of the videos. His net worth is $4 million.

21. Junya – 40.7 million

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Junya is a Japanese TikTok influencer and YouTuber. Photo: @junya1gou
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If you need some laughter after a long hectic day, then you should visit Junya’s TikTok account. He is funny, and his videos are awkwardly hilarious. Interestingly, he is one guy that can force laughter out of you. Hopefully, he dreams of becoming the King of TikTok someday.

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22. JoJo Siwa – 40.3 million

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JoJo Siwa attends the 47th Annual People's Choice Awards at Barker Hangar on December 07, 2021, in Santa Monica, California. Photo: Amy Sussman
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JoJo Siwa is not a new name for many people, especially the young generation. She is an American dancer known for Boomerang and Kid in a Candy Store. Apart from dancing, she posts makeup tutorials on her TikTok account. How much does JoJo Siwa make per TikTok? According to CreditDonye, she makes between $750 and $1300 per post.

23. Joe Albanese – 39.6 million

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Joe Albanese is a popular social media personality and dancer. Photo: @joeealbanese
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Joe Albanese is another famous TikTok influencer with an impressive following. He rose to stardom after sharing his breakdance video on the platform. Often, he is known for sharing dancing videos with his sister.

24. Avani Gregg – 39.4 million

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Avani Gregg attends the 2021 CFDA Awards at The Seagram Building on November 10, 2021, in New York City. Photo: Taylor Hill
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Avani Gregg is a fast-rising influencer from the US. The 19-year old has been making significant moves on the platform since she joined in 2019. The majority of her fans recognize her for her #ClownCheck video challenges. Recently, TikTok listed her on the highest-paid TikTokers' list with total earnings of $4.75 million.

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25. Rodrigo Contreras (ROD) – 39.1 million

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Rodrigo Contreras was born in Mazatlan, Mexico in 1999. Photo: @elrodrigocontreras
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Rodrigo Contreras is a Mexican social media influencer. He became popular on the platform by sharing dancing and lip-sync videos. So far, his videos have garnered over 2.1 billion likes. Interestingly, he has a TikTok tattoo on his left wrist.

26. WonJeong – 38.3 million

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Wonjeong was born in Daegu, South Korea in 1996. Photo: @ox_zung
Source: Instagram

The good thing with TikTok is that it accommodates people from all walks of life. WonJeong is a Korean TikToker with great content on his account. Unlike some TikTokers, he is a diversified content creator. Roughly, he earns $5,783 per post.

27. Selena Gomez – 37.6 million

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Selena Gomez is seen on the set of 'Only Murders in the Building' at the Long Island City Courthouse on December 08, 2021 in New York City. Photo: James Devaney
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Selena Gomez did not attain her fame on TikTok. Like Will Smith, The Rock, and Jason Derulo, she has been in the limelight for the longest part of her life. She is an American singer with a vast following across various social media platforms, including TikTok. Selena Gomez creates lip-syncing and dancing videos for her TikTok profile.

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28. Homm9k – 36.7 million

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Homm9k's real name is Alina Kim and was born in Almaty, Kazakhstan. Photo: @hommm9k
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Popularly known as Homm9k, Alina Kim is a Russian content creator and influencer. She does voiceovers and lip-syncs for trending songs and topics. She is yet to reveal the amount of money she made from the platform in 2021.

29. Scott – 36.5 million

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Scott Henzeptor was born in 1994. Photo: @scottsrealityofficial
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Scott does an entirely different type of content compared to the majority of TikTokers on this list. He makes unique and beautiful objects which he posts on his account. Usually, he mixes the contents in a mortar before moulding them into balls.

30. Carlos Feria – 36.4 million

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Carlos Feria is married to Adriana Valcarcel and has one child. Photo: @carlosferiag
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Carlos Feria is a Columbian content creator and influencer. He has a vast following on TikTok, Instagram, and YouTube. Interestingly, the 24-year old made it to the list of the most followed TikTokers in 2021. Primarily, he creates comedic skits and dance videos.

Did your favourite TikTok celebrities make it to the list of the top 30 most followed people on TikTok in 2021? If not, then 2022 may be their year. The majority of the TikTokers on the list have made a lot of money endorsing products for notable brands.

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