Who is the real ‘Queen of TikTok’? It’s a debate that’s always rife on social media, so we’ve answered the question once and for all.

After first taking off in 2019, TikTok has quickly become one of the most popular social media apps. It’s now available in over 150 markets around the world, 39 languages, has been downloaded over 1.5 billion times and has over 500 million active monthly users.

One of the reasons why the app suddenly became so popular is due to the rise of TikTok stars, a new type of social media celebrity that people loved to keep up with.

As more and more TikTok stars emerged, the terms ‘Queen of TikTok’ and ‘King of TikTok’ were born to describe the app’s most popular creators.

So, who is the ‘Queen of TikTok’? And what does that even mean? Let’s find out.

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Who is the ‘Queen of TikTok’?

  • Charli D’Amelio.

Most fans would agree that the ‘Queen of TikTok’ is Charli D’Amelio.

The 16-year-old from Connecticut has quickly accumulated 106 million followers on the social media app since she started her profile back in June 2019. She is currently the only TikTok star to have surpassed 100 million followers.

That makes her the most followed person on TikTok by a long way, giving her status as the ‘Queen’ of the social media app.

The hashtag #charlidamelio has also has a huge 26 billion views, making her the most talked about TikTok star on the app.

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What does ‘Queen of TikTok’ mean?

The term ‘Queen of TikTok’ gets thrown around a lot, but what does it actually mean?

Well, by definition, a queen is “the female ruler of an independent state”. So, TikTok fans like to debate which female TikTok star rules over TikTok. Essentially, that means who has the most followers, giving them the most prominence and popularity on TikTok.

So even if you’re not a fan of Charli D’Amelio, by definition, this certainly makes her the ‘Queen’ simply by her number of followers.

Other contenders for TikTok Queen

Whilst Charli D’Amelio is widely regarded as the ‘Queen of TikTok’, there are a few others that could be argued as contenders for the top spot.

Addison Rae is the second biggest TikTok star, with 74 million followers, followed by Bella Poarch with 53 million. Loren Gray is next with 50 million followers, and Dixie D’Amelio has 48 million.

As rumours flood social media that Charli D’Amelio might be quitting TikTok, one of them could be making their way to ‘Queen of TikTok’ very soon.