Charli D’Amelio is a 16-year-old American Instagram and TikTok personality and dancer. With more than 67 million followers, she is the most-followed personality on TikTok. Her sister, Dixie, is also a popular TikTok star.
Charli D’Amelio first joined TikTok in 2019 and rose to fame nearly overnight by posting dance videos to popular songs with her friends. She is a trainer dancer who now creates choreographed dances to songs that often go viral.
American dancer Charli D’Amelio was born on May 1, 2004 in Norwalk, Connecticut to parents Marc and Heidi. Since joining TikTok in 2019, the star quickly rose to fame and has since gained more than 67 million followers on TikTok. She has more than 21 million followers on Instagram, more than 5 million YouTube subscribers and more than 2 million followers on Twitter.
The dancer has been called “the reigning TikTok queen” by the New York Times.
Since her primary accounts went viral, Charli created a secondary TikTok account, @barleydamelio12345432, to post more personal videos. The account grew to more than one million followers in just one day. It has since amassed more than 4 million followers.
Charli aspires to be a professional dancer one day, and she has been competitively dancing since she was five years old. Right now, though, she’s focusing on TikTok and her newfound fame.
Charlie, her sister Dixie and her parents signed with United Talent Agency (UTA) in 2019 to work on future projects like digital content, tours, podcasts and more.
Charli and her sister Dixie announced in May 2020 that they are starting a new podcast with the Ramble Podcast Network. The podcast will offer a behind-the-scenes insight into their daily lives and give fans an idea of what they’re talking about this week.
For about a year, Charli was a member of the Los Angeles creative collective “Hype House” with fellow TikTok and YouTube stars like Chase Hudson and Addison Rae. However, in May 2020, Charli and her sister Dixie left the house after the house became more of a business.
The TikTok famous dancer has been seen in a number of mainstream outlets as well. Charli was featured on “The Tonight Show with Jimmy Fallon” and demonstrated dance moves to Jimmy himself.
In addition, the TikTok celebrity was seen in a Sabra Hummus Super Bowl commercial with several other celebrities. She was invited to attend Super Bowl LIV as well. At the Super Bowl, she collaborated with star Jennifer Lopez on the viral TikTok “J Lo Super Bowl Challenge.”
In December 2019, Charli danced with Bebe Rexha at a Jonas Brothers concert on stage. She also danced at the 2020 NBA All-Star game with Jalaiah Harmon, who created the viral “Renegade” dance.
Charli D’Amelio has been vocal on social media about body shaming and bullying. She has worked with UNICEF and has since made videos about bullying on social media to help prevent further bullying online.
The dancer’s personal life has also been on display since she became TikTok famous. For several months, Charli was dating Lil Huddy, also known as Chase Hudson, a fellow member of the Hype House. Following fan speculation, Charli confirmed their relationship with a Valentine’s Day post on Instagram.
However, shortly after that, rumors surfaced that Chase was cheating on Charli with fellow TikTok star Vanessa Barret. The couple eventually broke up, and Charli confirmed the break-up on Instagram by saying the break-up was hard and she “really rather not talk about it anymore.” Charli is currently single.
In 2020, Charlie dnated $50,000 to her local hospital, Norwalk Hospital, to help them get critical supplies amid the COVID-19 pandemic.