Teen Queen: 16-year-old Charli D’Amelio surpasses 100 million followers on TikTok
TikTok teen sensation Charli D’Amelio was the first creator to break the 100 million follower mark on the platform in less than 18 months.
The video creation platform said in a blog post: “While we are very proud of Charli and everything she has accomplished since she shared her first TikTok video in May 2019, we are very proud of her continued and unwavering dedication to herself and the TikTok community. Charli sparked joy by just being herself and proving that at TikTok, creative ideas are more important than social connections, and that people are celebrated for being their authentic selves. "
TikTok will also donate $ 100,000 on behalf of D’Amelio to the American Dance Movement, which works to improve access to dance education in the United States.
The platform shared some of their most notable videos:
May 2019: D’Amelio opened her TikTok account with this video.
July 2019: Her first video to go viral.
February 2020: The first dance trend D’Amelio was strengthened in collaboration with Jalaiah Harmon.
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February 2020: Her first collaboration with Jennifer Lopez.
February 2020: D’Amelio was featured in a Super Bowl ad for Sabra Hummus.
March 2020: D’Amelio encourages the community to come together to stay safe and healthy by staying apart with their #DistanceDanceChallenge in partnership with Procter & Gamble.
May 2020: Her most popular TikTok video showed her parents Heidi and Marc.
August 2020: Your unique interpretation of the WAP dance.
September 2020: D’Amelio and Lopez have teamed up again at the #PaTiChallenge to promote the release of Lopez & # 39; and Maluma's song duo, "Pa & # 39; Ti" and "Lonely".
September 2020: D’Amelio gets her signature drink from Dunkin ’.
November 2020: She helped the Best Friends Animal Society raise awareness about sponsorship and adoption.
D’Amelio wrote in the TikTok blog post: “TikTok and the dance community mean so much to me. Without you all, I wouldn't be where I am today. At this particular milestone, I am so grateful that I can give back and celebrate aspiring dancers. I am so grateful for everything and I love you all. "