Charli D'Amelio: TikTok influencer's life before and after her rise to fame
Charli D'Amelio is a popular teenage star on TikTok. She currently has 150.5 million followers on the app. In an old interview of hers, it was revealed that she started using the app under peer pressure.
The TikTok celebrity started using the app to make dance videos with her friends. Now she has two Dunkin' drinks named after her. D'Amelio has learned to use her platform for good, emphasizing that her own opinion matters. She has achieved a lot in a short time in the entertainment world.
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Charli D'Amelio's life before fame
Before being popular, D'Amelio resided in Connecticut with her sister Dixie, parents Marc and Heidi, and sister. She participated in dance competitions all throughout her childhood, according to Insider. During an appearance on 'The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon,' D'Amelio stated, "I've been training in dance since I was three. I actually began competing when I was five years old."
D'Amelio claimed on 'Live with Kelly and Ryan' that her friends encouraged her to learn and instruct them in dances, which is how she first discovered TikTok. "Oh, you've got to teach us," she recalled, as she described. "I don't want to," she replied.
Charli D'Amelio's rise on TikTok
D'Amelio has become synonymous with TikTok and joined the Hype House influencer squad in May 2020. She broke a TikTok record. She was the first user to amass 100 million followers, according to Forbes. "We realize nothing lasts forever — there will be ups and downs," she said, referring to her family. "We're only here to make the most of our time and do as much as we can," she added.
"I'm just proud of everything I've been able to do in such a short period of time. Normally I don't talk about myself like that, but looking back and seeing videos of all the things I've been able to do in such a short period of time it's just like, wow, that's really crazy and something I obviously never expected," she told ET.
rehearsals to performance i love this dance with all my heart i cant explain how much it means to me im going to miss performing it so much!!♬ original sound - charli d’amelio