Who Is Charli D’Amelio, How Did She Become Famous?: 30 Uplifting Facts About The TikTok Star

30 biography facts about Charli D’Amelio, an American dancer and one of the most followed Instagram and TikTok personalities in the world.

Charli D’amelio was named by the New York Times the “reigning queen” of TikTok in January 2020.

Known as the “reigning queen” of TikTok, Charli D’Amelio’s career took off at age 15 after uploading her first video on TikTok.

Have you ever wondered what life was like before she became a star? Or how her life has changed now?

Charli D’Amelio shows us that it is possible to live a life of fame but still have a partially normal life.

Her choice of staying in school and showing behind-the-scenes photos of her everyday life is an inspiration to her generation.

The Vibely has gathered 25 interesting facts about Charli D’Amelio that you should know.

Quick Facts

Full NameCharli D’Amelio
Birthday: May 1, 2004
Age: 17 Years Old
Born Country: United States
Born In: Norwalk
Famous As: TikTok Star
Father: Marc D’Amelio
Mother: Heidi D’Amelio
Siblings: Dixie
U.S. State: Connecticut
Height 5′ 7″ (170 cm) tall


Charli D’Amelio is 17 years old. She was born in Norwalk, Connecticut, on May 1, 2004, making her star sign Taurus.

Charli D'Amelio


Charli has one older sister called Dixie, who is also a TikTok influencer. Dixie was born in 2001, making her three years older than Charli.


Her father is a politician and called Marc D’Amelio, and her mother is called Heidi D’Amelio.

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Charli D’Amelio and father, Marc D’Amelio


D’Amelio’s family pet is a chocolate brown Labrador called Rebel.


She has always been a dancer! Since the age of three, she has been attending dance lessons, and she has been competing in competitions since age five.

Charli D'Amelio


Charli got her break in 2019 when she uploaded her first video to TikTok of her and a friend lip-syncing a pop song.


From her explosion on TikTok, D’Amelio was signed by Outshine Talent by former Sony Music executive Barbara Jones, and then in January 2020, talent agency United Talent Agency took on D’Amelio.


She was named by the New York Times the “reigning queen” of TikTok in January 2020 and now has over 123.3 million followers on TikTok with 9.8 billion likes. Charli D’Amelio’s popularity continues to rise with time, making her one of the most sought-after TikTok personalities.


D’Amelio’s first commercial was for the Super Bowl, where she was asked to be part of the Sabra Hummus advertisement alongside other celebrities.


On March 10, 2020, Charli featured on The Tonight Show with Jimmy Fallon to discuss her fame on TikTok and how she is combatting cyberbullying.


She was invited to create a TikTok challenge called “J Lo Super Bowl Challenge” alongside Jennifer Lopez at the Super Bowl LIV.


Charli collaborated on YouTube with Stranger Things actor Noah Schnapp in March 2020. Charli showed Noah how to dance on TikTok.


She became the most followed person on TikTok with 64.5 million followers, overtaking the previous most followed person Loren Gray on March 25, 2020.


Charli also became the first person to get 100 million followers on TikTok on November 23, 2020.


Alongside 18 other TikTok stars, including her sister Dixie D’Amelio, she took part in a collaborative project called Hype House.

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Charli and sister, Dixie 


Hype House members, including Charli, performed a dance at the 2020 NBA All-Star Game. They performed alongside Jalaiah Harmon, the creator of the “renegade” dance.


In May 2020, both Dixie and Charli decided to depart from the project as it was becoming more about business than for fun.


Besides her gorgeous appearance, Charli D’Amelio is also known for being extremely charitable. She leaves no stone unturned when it comes to raising money for charitable causes. Amid the 2020 COVID-19 pandemic, Charli donated $50,000 to Norwalk Hospital to help fund critical supplies for staff.


For the duration of only four months, Charli dated the well-known TikTok star Chase Hudson from January to April 14, 2020.


On average, Charli earns around $48,199 per post on TikTok alone.


She loves Dunkin’ Donuts! Charli often mentions across her social media platforms that she visits for their iced coffee.


Even though she is an internet star, she still leads a somewhat normal life as she still goes to school. In 2020, Charli was attending a private school in her home state of Connecticut.


Barley D’Amelio is Charli’s alter ego persona, which is a separate account that she created on TikTok on June 17, 2020. This account is for her less professional content and showcases her day-to-day life.

Charli D'Amelio


In 2020 Charli and Dixie took part in a campaign with UNICEF against cyberbullying. The sisters were open about their personal experiences with being bullied and body-shamed online.


Charli is 5′ 7″ (170 cm) tall.


Currently, she has over 43.5 million followers on Instagram with just 519 posts. Thanks to her gorgeous pictures, everyone, especially guys, loves her! She is followed by Kevin Hart, and other world-known celebs.


Charli D’Amelio was in a high-profile relationship with Chase Hudson from late 2019 to April 2020 and it is alleged she is dating Lil Hubby.


A number of other popular TikTok creators have been featured in collaborations on her channel, such as her sister Dixie and Addison Rae. She’s had a secondary TikTok account under the name barleydamelio where she’s posted additional dance and lip-sync videos.

She fulfilled a life dream in early 2020 when she had the opportunity to dance alongside her idol Jennifer Lopez for a Super Bowl challenge TikTok video. Later in 2020, she appeared in the extended version of the music video for the Jennifer Lopez and Maluma song “Pa’ Ti + Lonely” as well as in the music video for the song “Baby, I’m Jealous” by Bebe Rexha featuring Doja Cat. 

Charli D'Amelio


The net worth of Charli D’Amelio is estimated to be $8 million, according to Cosmopolitan


Charli D’Amelio is on every social media platform. You can follow her from below:

Instagram, Facebook, TikTok, Twitter

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