List of most-followed TikTok accounts

This list contains the top 50 accounts with the largest number of followers on the Chinese social media platform TikTok,[1] which was previously merged with musical.ly.[2][3][4][5][6] The most-followed individual on the platform is Khaby Lame, with over 142 million followers.[7][8][9] He surpassed the previous most-followed account, Charli D'Amelio, on 22 June 2022.

Khaby Lame is the most-followed account on TikTok.

Most-followed accounts

The following table lists the 50 most-followed accounts on TikTok, with each follower total rounded down to the nearest hundred thousand followers, as well as the description of each account and their country of origin.[6][10]

Rank Username Owner Followers[11]
(millions)
Likes[11]
(millions)
Description Country Brand
Account
1 @khaby.lame Khabane Lame 149.5 2411.1 Social media personality   Italy
  Senegal
2 @charlidamelio Charli D'Amelio 146.9 11142.3 Dancer and social media personality   United States
3 @bellapoarch Bella Poarch 91.6 2182.1 Singer and social media personality   Philippines
  United States
4 @addisonre Addison Rae 88.7 5768.0 Social media personality and dancer   United States
5 @willsmith Will Smith 72.0 494.1 Actor and film producer   United States
6 @zachking Zach King 69.4 888.5 Social media personality   United States
7 @kimberly.loaiza Kimberly Loaiza 67.7 4153.7 Singer and social media personality   Mexico
8 @tiktok TikTok 65.2 278.9 Social media platform   China  
9 @cznburak Burak Özdemir 62.7 1177.4 Social media personality   Turkey
10 @domelipa Dominik Lipa 58.8 3471.5 Social media personality   Mexico
11 @dixiedamelio Dixie D'Amelio 57.5 3244.3 Singer and social media personality   United States
12 @therock The Rock 59.1 367.3 Actor and former wrestler   United States
13 @spencerx Spencer Polanco Knight 55.2 1281.4 Beatboxer and social media personality   United States
14 @lorengray Loren Gray 54.6 2959.2 Singer, dancer, actress, and social media personality   United States
15 @jasonderulo Jason Derulo 54.2 1215.0 Singer, songwriter, and dancer   United States
16 @bts_official_bighit BTS 53.1 848.3 Band   South Korea
17 @justmaiko Michael Le 51.9 1409.3 Dancer and social media personality   United States
18 @youneszarou Younes Zarou 48.4 1005.9 Social media personality   Germany
19 @ox_zung Won Jeong 47.7 1376.6 Social media personality   South Korea
20 @kyliejenner Kylie Jenner 47.4 861.8 Model and socialite   United States
21 @kallmekris Kris Collins 46.5 2002.4 Social media personality   Canada
23 @billieeilish Billie Eilish 45.5 279.8 Singer and songwriter   United States
22 @riyaz.14 Riyaz Aly 45.3 2063.9 Social media personality   India
24 @brentrivera Brent Rivera 45.1 1437.4 Social media personality   United States
25 @mrbeast MrBeast 44.0 472.5 Social media personality   United States
26 @homm9k Alina Kim 43.9 918.8 Social media personality   Kazakhstan
27 @itsjojosiwa JoJo Siwa 43.6 1657.1 Singer, dancer, and social media personality   United States
28 @selenagomez Selena Gomez 43.4 377.6 Singer and actress   United States
29 @junya1gou Junya Gou 43.3 705.7 Social media personality   Japan
30 @avani Avani Gregg 42.47 2840.8 Social media personality   United States
31 @joealbanese Joe Albanese 41.7 1549.7 Social media personality   United States
32 @elrodcontreras Rod Contreras 41.5 2297.8 Social media personality   Mexico
33 @carlosferiag Carlos Feria 39.9 1972.8 Social media personality   Colombia
34 @karolg Karol G 39.2 204.5 Singer   Colombia
35 @ondymikula Ondy Mikula 38.8 594.7 Social media personality   Czech Republic
36 @scottsreality Scott Hentzepeter 37.7 857.1 Social media personality   Netherlands
37 @anokhinalz Liza Anokhina 37.2 1213.5 Social media personality   Russia
38 @xoteam XO Team 37.2 1100.0 Social media personality   Russia
39 @jamescharles James Charles 37.0 1034.9 Social media personality   United States
40 @dobretwins Lucas and Marcus 36.1 930.1 Social media personalities   United States
41 @pongamoslo_a_prueba Pongámoslo a Prueba 36.1 1169.3 Social media personality   Mexico
42 @babyariel Baby Ariel 36.1 1921.1 Singer, actress, and social media personality   United States
43 @miakhalifa Mia Khalifa 35.7 549.4 Media personality, webcam model
pornographic actress
  Lebanon
  United States
44 @montpantoja Paola Montserrat Pantoja Lizárraga 35.3 1846.2 Social media personality   Mexico
45 @gilmhercroes Gilmher Croes 35.1 853.8 Social media personality   Aruba
46 @thekiryalife Kirya Kolesnikov 34.8 773.2 Social media personality   Russia
47 @tuzelitydance Tuzelity 34.4 411.0 Social media personality   Russia
48 @spider_slack Spider Slack 34.1 605.6 Social media personality   Brazil
49 @wigofellas Wigo Fellas 34.1 830.3 Social media personality   United States
50 @noahbeck Noah Beck 33.8 2308.9 Social media personality   United States
as of 14 August 2022

Historical most-followed accounts

 
Lisa and Lena were formerly the most-followed individuals on TikTok, with more than 32 million followers, before they deleted their account.

This list of accounts that once were the most followed account on TikTok, excluding the official TikTok account.

Before Charli D'Amelio, Loren Gray was the most-followed individual. She was surpassed by Charli D'Amelio on 25 March 2020, who had 41.4 million followers when she passed Loren Gray, who was the first TikTok user to reach 40 million followers. Charli D'Amelio was the first TikTok user to reach 100 million followers.[12] Senegalese-born social media personality, Khaby Lame took her spot on June 22, 2022.

Before Loren Gray, Lisa and Lena were the most followed individuals on TikTok, with over 32.7 million followers.[13][14] They deleted their account in March 2019, citing privacy concerns and their loss of interest in the platform.[15][16][17][18] They rejoined TikTok on a new account with the same username on 7 May 2020. They now have over 13.7 million followers and 538.1 million likes.

  Current record
Username Owner Followers
(millions)
Date achieved Days held Ref(s)
@khaby.lame Khabane Lame 149.5 22 June 2022 99 [19]
@charlidamelio Charli D'Amelio 41.4 25 March 2020 819 [20]
@lorengray Loren Gray 32.8 31 March 2019 360 [21]
@lisaandlena Lisa and Lena 18.9 27 April 2017 703 [22][23]
@babyariel Baby Ariel [22][23]

Most-followed accounts on Douyin

The following table lists the 20 most-followed accounts on Douyin as of 30 June 2022. Douyin, available only in China, is similar to TikTok. However, it runs on separate servers to comply with Chinese censorship restrictions. They are both owned by ByteDance.[24]

Rank Username Owner Followers

(millions)

Region
1 @rmrbxmt People's Daily 160   China
2 @cctvnews China Central Television 140   China
3 @6182390 Xiao Yang 78.2   China
4 @andylau.9.27 Andy Lau 69.1   Hong Kong
5 @191433445 Chen He 67.3   China
6 @cxldb001 Chen Xiang 67.3   China
7 @dsmovie2019 DS Movie 63.2   China
8 @renminwang People's Daily Online 59.7   China
9 @xinhuashe Xinhua News Agency 55.8   China
10 @AresCheng Ares Cheng 52.7   China
11 @71158770 Li Ziqi 52.5   China
12 @douyin Douyin 51.2   China
13 @189251310 Tu Lei 51.9   China
14 @xiaohan96 Xiaohan Zhu 49.0   China
15 @274110380 Dilraba Dilmurat 47.8   China
16 @yichan6666 Monk Yichan 46.9   China
17 @scgcnews Sichuan Radio and Television 46.6   China
18 @166902759 Austin Li 44.7   China
19 @857857xdl Crazy Sisters 44.3   China
20 @117908807 Zhang Da Xian 43.1   China
As of 30 June, 2022

See also

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