Fans of John Green have gone crazy after many have only just found out that he has his own account on TikTok! Yes Really.
If you were a teenager in the 2010s then you no doubt will be a huge fan of John Green. His bestselling heart-wrenching novels have been turned into incredible films that have broken many records. Think The Fault In Our Stars and Paper Towns – that’s John Green.
And even if you weren’t a fan of his young adult fiction books then you may have heard of him because of his educational content. John also posts videos teaching people about loads of different subjects alongside his brother Hank.
The 42-year-old from Indiana is hugely popular, winning a variety of different awards and working in so many different areas.
But did you know he’s also on TikTok? Lots of people didn’t.
Who is John Green?
John Green is a bestselling author, having written the popular teen novels Looking For Alaska, Paper Towns and The Fault In Our Stars.
In 2006 he won a Printz award, as well as gaining a place on the New York Times’ Best Seller list in 2012 and being included in Time magazine’s list of The 100 Most Influential People In The World in 2014.
Two of his books have also been adapted into box-office films.
Aside from being a novelist, John Green also creates YouTube videos with his brother Hank Green. One of their most famous YouTube series’ is Crash Course, an educational channel aimed at teaching Literature, History and Science.
John Green has joined TikTok
At the end of May, John entered the world of TikTok, creating his own account @literallyjohngreen. Although he created it almost a month ago, many people are only just discovering his TikTok account now.
He has only posted one video so far, but it has gained 4.5 million views and 1.5 million likes.
The video shows John filming a clip of one of his old YouTube videos from 2014 in which he predicts “a superbug that wipes out millions upon millions of people” in the 21st century. He then films himself saying “wow 2014 me really saw the future coming”.
He then films another old video in which he predicts a similar thing, then filming himself saying “also 2012 me, is there any hope?” before joking about how he predicted Harry Styles would become president.
Hank Green also has TikTok
John Green’s brother Hank Green is also famous online for making YouTube videos, being an author, owning his own merchandise company and he can even be credited for co-founding Vidcon! It’s safe to say John and Hank do just about everything.
And Hank is well established on TikTok too. Unlike his brother who has still only posted one video, Hank has over fifty videos and posts regularly.
His account @hankgreen1 has almost 350 thousand followers and he posts both comedic and educational content.