Charli d'amelio is a 16-year-old girl from the small town of Norwalk, Connecticut, USA. She has become the first person to reach 100 million followers on the popular short videos social network TikTok. The popularity of the young influencer has conquered many with her dances and choreographies of songs and viral challenges that have led her to become the user with the most followers globally on TikTok, who at the time of writing this article, already reached 102 million followers.
D'Amelio posted his first video on TikTok in June 2019, which means that a little over a year and a half she has reached 100 million followers. That also means that Charli D'Amelio's income has increased to the sum of $ 4 million in annual income (according to Forbes magazine) for being the Queen of TikTok, which has led her to move with her family to a mansion in Los Angeles, California.
Charli D'Amelio: the Queen of TikTok
D'Amelio has gained a lot of popularity because she publishes videos doing dances and choreographies of famous songs and that millions of young people and teenagers try to copy and imitate. Her popularity has made her the name of "the most important influencer in the world", although she does not surpass in revenue her rival tiktoker Addison Rae.
Recently D'Amelio lost a million followers in a few hours for a controversial video uploaded to the platform where Charli invited to dinner James Charles, a makeup artist, along with his family a special dish: paella which was prepared by Chef Aaron May. The controversial moment came when Charli and her sister Dixie try the traditional Spanish dish, starting to make gestures and gags that instead of causing sympathy among their followers, they ended up being condemned and criticized.
Such was the commotion that D'Amelio had no choice but to apologize to his followers through his profile on TikTok: "in no way did I want to be disrespectful to the chef, especially for a 15-second video out of context." D'Amelio says. "My team and Aaron May convinced me to try the snail knowing that it would have a bad reaction. I love the chef and would not disrespect him in any way." conclude.