Charli D’Amelio, born May 1, 2004, is an American social media personality and dancer. She was born in Norwalk, Connecticut, and was a competitive dancer for over 10 years before starting her social media career. She started actively posting content on the video-sharing app TikTok in late 2019, where she began posting dance videos to trending songs on the platform. She quickly amassed a large following and subsequently became the most-followed creator on the app.
D’Amelio made her feature film debut with a voice role in the 2020 animated film StarDog and TurboCat, and starred in the Hulu docuseries The D’Amelio Show in 2021. Her other endeavors include a book, a podcast, a nail polish collection, a mattress, and a makeup line. She is the first person to earn both 50 million and 100 million followers on TikTok and was the second-highest earning TikTok personality in 2019 according to Forbes. She is often described as TikTok’s biggest star.
She often appears in videos with her sister and fellow TikTok star, Dixie D’Amelio.