Even though TikTok has been around since 2014 most people outside of China didn’t even know it existed – up until about 12 months ago, anyway.
Today, however, TikTok has more than 500 million active users with millions more joining up all the time.
Already one of the most influential social media platforms on the planet, TikTok has become a game changer in the social media landscape and a platform that allows people to build their own Creator accounts, online celebrity, as well as businesses and brands with the tools and networks they provide.
Below we highlight the top 10 most followed TikTok creators on the platform today. These inspirational accounts will give you a better idea of the type of content that really does well on TikTok, but they also help you to better shape and mold your account so that you can take your success to the next level, too.
As of early December, 2019 the official TikTok account at just over 36 million followers and is the most followed account on the entire platform. This channel focuses mostly on sharing content from other TikTok Creators as well as news and updates about the application and the social media platform itself.
Lauren Gray is an absolute force on social media, with more than 35 million followers on TikTok alone – and close to 60 million followers when you add up her fans on Instagram, YouTube, and TikTok altogether. She is an incredible musical artist, has been signed to Virgin Records, and has already put out six studio produced singles since August 2018 (all while enjoying a lot of her success to social media).
Another superstar social media wizard, Baby Ariel has attracted more than 30 million followers on her TikTok channel and has started to expand into traditional media shows and movies, too. She has started on Nickelodeon and the Disney Channel and is known as an up and coming actress, singer, and social media celebrity.
Closing in on 30 million followers as of early December 2019, King had almost unbelievable success on Vine before it shut down in 2017 – but is starting to enjoy a real resurgence on TikTok. Known for his “magic tricks” that are really incredible video editing jobs he’s a rock solid social media celebrity using TikTok to grow his brand even more.
This TikTok channel has nearly 25 million followers and is used by the social media company Musical.ly to promote their artists, especially after merging with TikTok back in 2018.
Another big time social media influencer that has grown his brand on Twitter, Instagram, Vine and now TikTok, with 23.5 million followers (and counting) this Creator is a huge celebrity on this app.
Kristen has just over 23 million followers on TikTok right now to go with the millions of people that follow her on Instagram and YouTube. Beloved for her makeup tutorials, comedy sketches, and high-energy videos it looks like her star is going to continue to rise!
The 2015 winner of the Social Media Star award at the Aruba Short Film Festival, this TikTok legend uses this app and social media platform to share short form videos and “series” in a really fun, unique, and compelling way. He’s used TikTok to grab 22 million followers and counting!
This singer got his start on Vine before it shut down back in 2017, but is now taking advantage of TikTok to build and grow his audience again. His debut single hit 90 on the Hot 100 charts in the United States and he was one of the top 10 most searched musical artists back in 2016 thanks to the online celebrity social media platforms like TikTok have given him. He’s already added up nearly 22 million followers on TikTok.
This brand highlights new games, new Creators, new influencers, and other artists on TikTok to help them promote their own accounts and platforms. It has more than 20.6 million followers already and continues to grow larger and larger every day!