Who Needs A Desk Job When TikTok Influencers Make Millions?

The world has turned into a strange place. One where teenagers are paid a boatload of money to post dance and lip-syncing videos to TikTok and get paid thousands of dollars for their efforts, giving them net worths in the millions!

While Jacob Sartorius has a net worth of $3 million, Charli D’Amelio reportedly has a net worth of $8 million. Keep reading because they’re not the only ones raking in cash.

Thomas Petrou: $1 Million

One of the co-founders of the social media collection Hype House, it might come as little surprise to learn that Thomas Petrou is one of the most-followed creators on TikTok. Petrou is known for his personal vlogs to let his 7.9 million followers know what he’s up to, post challenge videos, and anything else he believes will serve as a form of entertainment for subscribers.

While he isn’t making nearly as much as some of the other content creators on this list, the young TikTok sensation is still raking in the dough. His net worth as of 2021? It’s estimated to be around $1 million.

Addison Rae: $5 Million

One of the most popular TikTok personalities is Addison Rae, a user who posts dance videos on the platform. Considering how pretty much each of her videos goes viral, it might be interesting to learn that Rae didn’t join the TikTok platform until 2019. But it didn’t take long for her to rise to fame.

Addison Rae
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Frazer Harrison/Getty Images for Sugar Factory

As of 2021, Forbes reported Rae as one of the highest-earning TikTok personalities out there, with a net worth of $5 million. The income is thanks to her sponsored videos, merchandise, endorsement deals, and working with companies such as American Eagle, Hollister, and Reebok.

Zach King: $3 Million

Unlike a lot of viral TikTok personalities, Zach King didn’t gain his following by performing quick dances or lip-syncing. Instead, he showcased a different talent, sleight of hand magic! Calling his videos “digital sleight of hand,” King has since amassed a very large following on the social media platform, with over 45 million subscribers, to be exact.

Zach King
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Gregg DeGuire/WireImage

Being one of the most-followed people on TikTok has its perks, and those perks happen to pay very well. As of 2021, King has an estimated net worth of $3 million, thanks in part to his viral videos.

Spencer X: $4-5 Million

Spencer Polanco Knight, better known to his fans as Spencer X, is a TikTok content creator who showcases something a bit different in his videos. Instead of dancing or singing, Spencer X beatboxes. A fast-paced and smooth talent that delights his 38 million followers.

His social media presence has given him great exposure and the opportunity to work with some big names in the music industry, including Alicia Keys and Sean Kingston. As of 2021, Spencer X has an estimated income between $4 and $5 million.

Charli D’Amelio: $8 Million

Before becoming a social media personality, Charli D’Amelio was a competitive dancer for ten years, a skillset that definitely gave her a leg-up while accumulating her TikTok following. She is one of the most popular people on the platform, with over 100 million users following her channel.

Charli D'Amelio
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Jacopo Raule/WireImage

With her intense popularity, the “teen queen” has made quite a living for herself. As of 2021, her total net worth is around $8 million. Not too bad for someone who just started her social media presence in 2019.

Baby Ariel: $6 Million

Ariel Martin, better known on social media as Baby Ariel, began her career as a content creator in 2015 when TikTok was still known as musical.ly. From there, she blew up, gaining a huge following of over 34.7 million subscribers who tune into her dance videos whenever possible.

Baby Ariel
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Mary Clavering/Young Hollywood/Getty Images

TikTok isn’t her only talent, though; Baby Ariel has also been dabbling in acting, appearing in the Disney Channel Original Movie Zombies 2. Amazingly, her work as a social media personality has earned Baby Ariel a solid net worth of $6 million.

Noah Beck: $5 Million

Noah Beck is one of those lucky people who, by chance, had one video that got off the ground and went viral. The former Division 1 soccer player didn’t start using TikTik until 2020, while he had nothing else to do but sit around and make videos. His first went viral within a month.

He now has 24 million followers on his account, all of whom tune in to watch him dance and perform various skits. Known as one of the breakout creators of 2020, Beck now has an estimated net worth of $5 million.

Loren Gray: $5 Million

Since 2015, Loren Gray has been utilizing the social media platform TikTok as a way to further her musical ambitions. In 2020, she was one of the most followed individuals on the social media platform, with more than 51 million subscribers on her channel.

Loren Gray
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Mairo Cinquetti/NurPhoto via Getty Images

Her work on the platform’s paid off, considering, as of 2021, Forbes estimates the young personality’s annual income to be around $2.6 million, with her total net worth being around $5 million. For someone who posts 60-second dance clips, it could be worse.

Aashika Bhatia: $1.4 Million

Straight out of Surat, Gujarat, India, is social media personality and actress Aashika Bhatia. On TikTok, she entertains her 16 million followers with fun dance and lip-syncing videos, sometimes collaborating with her friends. She has since become one of the most famous TikTok stars in India.

And this young talent didn’t need a social media content creator collective to help her amass her small fortune! As of 2021, this beautiful lady is thought to have an estimated net worth of $1.4 million. Not bad for seconds-long dance and lip-sync recordings!

Dixie D’Amelio: $3 Million

The older of the D’Amelio sisters, Dixie has one of the larger followings on TikTok, with 38 million subscribers who watch her dance and singing videos. On top of her social media presence, D’Amelio has recently signed with United Talent Agency and has also made a deal, along with her sister, with Ramble Podcast Network.

Dixie D'Amelio
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Rich Fury/KCA2021/Getty Images for Nickelodeon

Between her TikTok income, her recording contract and streams, and even a bit of acting, the eldest D’Amelio sister has made quite an income. As of 2021, her net worth is estimated to be around $3 million.

The Stokes Twins: $1-2 Million

Alan and Alex Stokes began their social media ventures separately before joining forces and becoming the famous “Stokes Twins.” Known for their more comical videos surrounding challenges, skits, and storytelling, the Stokes Twins have since amassed a huge following of 26 million subscribers on their TikTok channel.

The Stokes Twins: $1-2 Million
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And that’s 26 million on top of the seven million followers who are subscribed to their YouTube channel! Their social media expertise has paid off, too, with the twins raking in a net worth of an estimated $1-$2 million.

Josh Richards: $1.5 Million

Social media personality Josh Richards has made a career off of his posts, becoming chief strategy officer of Triller, a social-networking and video-making service. But when he isn’t the CSO, Richards is entertaining his 24 million followers on TikTok with dance, lip-syncing, and various video skits.

According to Forbes, in 2019, Richards was making a mint, thanks to his numerous sponsorship deals. That year, Richards made an estimated $1.5 million, a number that is likely to keep going up for the young content creator.

Alex Warren: $2 Million

TikTok superstar Alex Warren is a rags-to-riches story. From being kicked out of his house and sleeping in his car to moving into a Spanish-style mansion in the hills of southern California, Warren has made quite a shift in his life.

Now, instead of sleeping in a car, he’s driving a McLaren and has an estimated net worth of around $2 million, thanks to his TikTok vlogs and funny videos. None of which are more than a few seconds long.

Avani Gregg: $3 Million

Social media personality Avani Gregg proved that TikTok could be used for more than dancing and lip-syncing. This popular TikTok user instead uses the platform for her beauty and makeup tutorials, her first-ever viral video being Gregg transforming herself into a cosplay version of Harley Quinn.

Avani Gregg
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With her numerous viral videos, in 2019, Gregg wound up winning the Shorty Award for TikToker of the Year, the same year her “Clown Girl” video caught traction. The Hype House influencer now has an estimated net worth of $3 million.

Quinton Griggs: $3 Million

Content creator Quinton Griggs joined TikTok in 2019. Since then he’s amassed a huge following of over seven million subscribers, a loyal following that enjoys his dancing and lip-syncing, and, most importantly, his seemingly weightless dyed hair that always seems to be a topic of conversation.

A former member of the social media content collection Sway House, Griggs has done more than alright for himself since beginning his TikTok journey. As of 2021, Griggs estimated net worth is around $3 million.

Chase Hudson: $3 Million

One of the most influential people on TikTok is Hype House co-founder Chase Hudson, aka Lil Huddy. Popularizing the e-boy subculture, mostly fashion, Hudson’s TikTok dance and lip-syncing videos have earned the social media personality a solid following of over 20 million subscribers.

Chase Hudson
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Jacopo Raule/Getty Images

TikTok isn’t the only thing keeping this pop-punk reviver busy, though. In 2020, the young singer was signed to Interscope Records and even appeared in a film, Downfalls High. With all of his work on social media and otherwise, Hudson’s net worth is estimated at around $3 million.

Michael Le: $1 Million

Michael Le has made one of TikTok’s most-watched videos to date, a video of him dancing to Shakira’s “Hips Don’t Lie” on an elevator. Le has come very far in his TikTok game from when he first began posting videos back in 2016.

Now, he has over 35 million subscribers who enjoy watching his dances, tutorials, and lip-syncing videos, often featuring his brother and sister. His hard work has paid off, too, literally. Le has an estimated net worth of $1 million, thanks to his paid partnerships.

Arishfa Khan: $1 Million

One of the most-followed stars on TikTok is Arishfa Khan, an Indian actress and social media personality. With over 28 million followers on her channel, Khan typically users her platform as a fashion blog, showing off her beautiful outfit and makeup combinations.

Between her acting, sponsorships, and even a few music video appearances, Khan has made a lovely living for herself. And, get this, she was only born in 2003! Fast-forward a few years, and the young content creator is raking in an estimated net worth of $1 million.

Kouvr Annon: $3 Million

Kouvr Annon first started her social media journey in 2018, when she began posting modeling-type pictures on Instagram. It didn’t take long for her to move into social media influencer territory, especially when she hoped on TikTok. From there, her following grew to an astounding 13.4 million subscribers.

The Hype House co-founder clearly did something right when it comes to paid partnerships and sponsorships on her multiple accounts, considering she is now worth an estimated $3 million!

Jack Wright: $1 Million

Since joining TikTok, content creator Jack Wright has gained quite the following, over eight million fans, to be exact. As a guest on The Today Show, Jack explained that he believes so many people enjoy his content because it’s original, without any viral ice-bucket-type challenges or copy-cat videos.

As a member of the content creator collection The Hype House, Wright’s become more popular than ever, collaborating with huge TikTok names such as Charli D’Amelio and Addison Rae. As of 2021, Wright’s estimated net worth is around $1 million.