Forbes List Reveal’s TikTok’s Top-Earning Stars

At number 4 is Loren Gray with $2.6 million, followed by Josh Richards, and Michael Le who is tied with Spencer X for the number 6 spot.Photos via Getty and Instagram Just as Donald Trump announces the possible end of TikTok in the U.S., Forbes releases a new list revealing the highest-earning TikTok influencers. Login • Instagram
Runner-up on the list is teen TikTok dance queen Charli D’Amelio who earned $4 million after going viral last year. She’s partnered with EOS cosmetics, been featured in a Super Bowl ad for Sabra hummus, and released videos with TikTok collective Hype House.Following Charli on the list is her older sister Dixie, who earned about $2.9 million, who also makes cameos on Charli’s TikToks. She has 32 million followers on her own account, and has signed joint deals with Charli for brands Hollister and Morphe. She became the global spokesperson for American Eagle, and has been featured in a bunch of their digital and print ads, and has a weekly Spotify podcast with her mom, Sheri Nicole, called Mama Knows Best. All of these stars earned at least $1 million not through the app itself, but building a brand through the platform, and then creating merchandise, posting sponsored content, and partnering with companies.At the top of the list is Addison Rae Sterling, who earned about $5 million last year, thanks to her 54.1 million followers. She’s also dropping a new makeup line with Item Beauty next week.Related | Is This the End of Tiktok as We Know It?