Charli Grace D'Amelio is an American social media personality and dancer. She was born in Norwalk, Connecticut, and was a competitive dancer for over 10 years before starting her social media career. She started actively posting content on the video-sharing app TikTok in late 2019, where she began posting dance videos to trending songs on the platform. She quickly amassed a large following and subsequently became the most-followed creator on the app. D'Amelio made her feature film debut with a voice role in the 2020 animated film StarDog and TurboCat, and will star in the Hulu docuseries The D'Amelio Show in 2021. Her other endeavors include a book, a podcast, a nail polish collection, and a makeup line. She is the first person to earn both 50 million and 100 million followers on TikTok and was the second-highest earning TikTok personality in 2019 according to Forbes. She is often described as TikTok's biggest star.
|Born||Charli Grace D'Amelio, May 1, 2004, Norwalk, Connecticut, U.S.|
|Occupation||Social media personality, dancer|
|Parent(s)||Marc D'Amelio (father), Heidi D'Amelio (mother)|
|Relatives||Dixie D'Amelio (sister)|
She is a TikTok sensation known for her self-titled channel. Her dances, which include viral routines as well as unique choreography, montages, and lip-syncs, have garnered her immense notoriety. Her channel has featured collaborations with a number of other notable TikTok creators, including her sister Dixie and Addison Rae. She was a part of the TikTok collective The Hype House. She signed with UTA, a talent agency, in January 2020.
She joined Instagram in 2016 and frequently posts flashback photos of herself and her sister. In June of this year, she debuted her TikTok channel.
With over 121 million followers on TikTok, she is the most popular person. She used to have a separate TikTok account called barleydamelio, where she posted more dance and lip-sync videos. Her first meet-and-greet took place in Norwalk, Connecticut, in November 2019. In the 2020 film StarDog and TurboCat, she voices the character Tinker. In October 2020, she and her sister Dixie debuted Charli and Dixie: 2 CHIX, a podcast.
She had the opportunity to dance alongside her favorite Jennifer Lopez for a Super Bowl challenge TikTok video in early 2020, and she realized a lifelong goal. Later in 2020, she appeared in the extended version of Jennifer Lopez and Maluma's "Pa' Ti + Lonely" music video, as well as in the music video for Bebe Rexha's "Baby, I'm Jealous" with Doja Cat.