Lisa and Lena Mantler (born June 17, 2002),[citation needed] collectively known as Lisa and Lena, are German TikTokers who rose to prominence on the defunct video sharing application Musical.ly (now known as TikTok). They had over 30 million followers, making them the #1 most-followed creators at the time on the platform.

Lisa and Lena
Lisa & Lena in 2016
Born
Lisa and Lena Mantler[1]

Stuttgart, Germany[2]
NationalityGerman[3]
Occupation(s)Social media personality, singers, models
Years active2015–present[2]

Career edit

Lisa and Lena started making videos on 16 December 2015 on the app musical.ly,[4] the predecessor of TikTok. They gained notability on the social media platform, becoming the #1 most-followed account on TikTok. Later, they announced that they would be deleting their TikTok account due to loss of interest in the platform and not wanting to support an app they viewed as unsafe.[5] On 31 March 2019, they deleted their page. They had over 32.7 million followers.[6][7] They rejoined TikTok on 7 May 2020, with the same username @lisaandlena. They amassed over 2.5 million followers and 12.6 million likes in just 24 hours of re-joining the app.[citation needed]

As of 11 October 2022, Lisa and Lena have over 13.6 million followers on their new TikTok account,[8] 18.4 million followers on Instagram,[9][10] 919k YouTube subscribers,[11] 154.9k Twitter followers,[12] and 16k Twitch followers.[13] Lisa and Lena are inactive on YouTube, Twitter and Twitch.

Lisa and Lena launched their clothing brand, J1MO71, on 5 December 2016.[14] They started teasing their new brand by posting to the J1MO71 Instagram account on 3 November 2016.[15] They signed with WME in July 2017 and released their first single, Not My Fault, on 26 July 2017.[16] This promoted their recently released clothing brand.[17] The music video was deleted from their YouTube channel.[citation needed]

They created a movie that came out 18 June 2023 in German cinema.[citation needed]

Awards edit

In 2016 the duo received the golden Bravo Otto as Social-Media-Stars.[18] They also received a 2017 Shorty Award as Muser of the Year.[19] They were nominated for Best Musers and Choice Musers at the 2017 Teen Choice Awards.[20]

Personal life edit

Lisa and Lena are Christians. They were adopted at the age of six months. Lena was born just before Lisa. [21]

References edit

  1. ^ Okwodu, Janelle (22 February 2018). "Fendi's Biggest Front Row Surprise? Social Media's Most Popular Twins". VOGUE. Retrieved 16 May 2021.
  2. ^ a b George-Parkin, Hilary (16 May 2016). "Meet Lisa and Lena, the Teenage Twins Taking Over the Internet YouTube". StyleCaster. Retrieved 16 May 2021.
  3. ^ "Who Are Lisa And Lena? Everything You Need To Know". We The Unicorns. Retrieved 29 March 2020.
  4. ^ "Top 50 TikTok Creators to Start Following Now". Media Kiks. Archived from the original on 24 March 2022. Retrieved 23 August 2019.
  5. ^ "While Lisa and Lena Are No Longer on TikTok, Their New YouTube Channel Is a Must-Watch". Distractify. 9 September 2019. Retrieved 29 March 2020.
  6. ^ Raga, Pippa (9 September 2019). "While Lisa and Lena Are No Longer on TikTok, Their New YouTube Channel Is a Must-Watch". Distractify. Retrieved 16 May 2021.
  7. ^ "Lisa und Lena löschen ihren Tiktok-Account". 20 minuten (in German). 3 April 2019. Retrieved 16 May 2021.
  8. ^ "Lisaandlena on TikTok". TikTok. Retrieved 7 May 2020.
  9. ^ "Detailed Instagram Statistics for lisaandlena". socialblade. Retrieved 5 March 2019.
  10. ^ "Lisa and Lena | Germany® (@lisaandlena) • Instagram photos and videos". www.instagram.com. Retrieved 29 March 2020.
  11. ^ "xLL by Lisa & Lena". YouTube. Retrieved 29 March 2020.
  12. ^ "Lisa&Lena (@lisaandlena) | Twitter". twitter.com. Retrieved 29 March 2020.
  13. ^ "j1mo71's Channel". Twitch. Retrieved 29 March 2020.
  14. ^ "J1MO71 on Instagram: "We are happy to tell you, that the waiting time is finally over! lisaandlena-shop.com #DREAMitandDOit #LisaandLenaOfficialShop…"". Instagram. Archived from the original on 24 December 2021. Retrieved 29 March 2020.
  15. ^ "J1MO71 on Instagram: "#TeamLeLiMerch is preparing something special for you"". Instagram. Archived from the original on 24 December 2021. Retrieved 29 March 2020.
  16. ^ "Musical.ly Stars Lisa and Lena Sign With WME". Billboard. 18 July 2017. Retrieved 29 March 2020.
  17. ^ Mantler, Lisa and Lena (26 July 2017). "Not My Fault - Lisa and Lena (Official Video)". YouTube. Retrieved 29 March 2020.
  18. ^ "Celebrities. Der BRAVO-Otto geht an… BRAVO-Leser küren ihre Idole. Leserpreise für Lisa und Lena, Tini Stoessel, Shawn Mendez, New District, Karol Sevilla und Ruggero Pasquarelli".[permanent dead link]
  19. ^ "From the 9th Annual Shorty Awards. Lisa and Lena. Winner in Muser of the Year".
  20. ^ "Teen Choice Award for Choice Muser - Google Search". www.google.com. Retrieved 29 March 2020.
  21. ^ “Lisa, Lena und Good Weather Forecast starten Spendenprojekt”, jesus.de, 14 November 2019

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