16-Year-Old TikTok Star Charli D’Amelio Snags Person Of The Year

If you familiar with TikTok, then you probably already know who Charli D’Amelio is. With over 125 million followers on TikTok and Number one “Most Popular” and , has taken on the role of the internet’s most popular teenager.

Charli Grace D’Amelio is an American social media personality and dancer. She was a competitive dancer for over 10 years before starting her social media career in 2019 when she started actively posting content and videos to the TikTok video-sharing platform. She quickly built up a large following and went on to become the most followed content creator on TikTok.


Photo of Charli D'amelio along with her Father, mother and sister Dixie D'amelio
Chai D’Amelio and her family

Charli Grace D’Amelio was born in Norwalk, Connecticut on May 1, 2004. She is the daughter of photographer and former model Heidi D’Amelio and entrepreneur Marco D ‘Amelio. Her older sister named Dixie is also a social media personality.


Charli D'amelio performs a dance move

She started dancing at the age of three and was a skilled competitive dancer for over 10 years before starting her career on TikTok in 2019. She previously attended King Private School in Stamford, Connecticut, but started attending school virtually after her success on TikTok.



Her career revolves around choreographing and performing viral dances most notably the one in the song “Renegade”. She is among one of the first TikTokers to star in a Super Bowl commercial, D’Amelio also starred in the Huludocuse series. “The D’Amelio Show” and created a clothing brand with Hollister. This is how the teenager and his family became famous.


Chase Hudson and Charli D'amelio together

Chase Hudson, officially started dating Charli in late December 2019, but the two of them kept these TikTok fans intrigued for a while. Hudson is one of the main members of Hype House and has previously appeared in many dance videos with Charli.


After dishonest accusations leveled at Hudson, on April 14, 2020, they showed through matching Instagram Stories that they have been breaking up.


Charli and Dixie founded Social Tourist, an independent clothing brand within the Abercrombie and Fitch conglomerate. It is sold exclusively through the Hollister website and stores.


Loren Gray and Charli D’amelio were tied at 41.3 million TikTok followers before Charli officially surpassed the 19-year-old former tik tok star, Loren Gray on March 25, 2020 to become most followed TikTok star.


Charli D’Amelio, earned a handsome $17.5 million in the year 2021, making her the highest-paid the TikToker of the year, in line with estimates through Forbes magazine.

Social Profiles

Apart from TikTok, Charli Damelio has a massive number of followers on other social media platforms and YouTube as well.

Her YouTube channel with her name “Charli D’amelio” has 9.4 million subscribers as of now where she posts her costume and food videos. She has uploaded only 48 videos to her YouTube channel but had gained 285 million views so far. Watch her latest YouTube video, below.

Video via Charli D’amelio YouTube channel


She has 5.4 million followers on Twitter where she promotes her products, YouTube videos and interacts with her fans directly. Her Twitter account handle is @Charlidamelio. See her latest tweets, below.


After TikTok, Instagram is the platform where Charli D’amelio has been followed most. To date, Charli D’amelio has 46.3 million followers on Instagram. Her Instagram account ID is Charlidamelio.


Like many other young and beautiful celebrities, Charli D’amelio was also being targeted by several controversies. She was also the victim of Deepfake videos and pictures.

Back in November 2020, Charli received massive criticism for behaving rudely with her Chef Aaron May.

Back then, a video of Charli D’amelio along with her father, sister, and James Charles, another Influencer, emerged on social media which drove the massive backlash towards Charli D’amelio.

The video shows Them, Charli, and the company, making faces as the chef “Aaron May” describes the food, making vomit noises, and Dixie even throws up after eating snail in one of the dishes. At one point, Charli asks for Dino Nuggets instead. Below is the video of The Charli D’Amelio Personal Chef Controversy:

Charli D’amelio leaked video and pictures

In 2021, it happened several times with Charli D’amelio that her Deepfake (creating fake pictures and video by using computer software so they can look like real) photos and videos were made viral on social media and people claimed that Charli D’amelio’s private video and pictures have been leaked. However, all of those Deepfakes ended in the rubbish bin once people came across the reality.