Charli D’Amelio was born on May 1st, 2004. At present, her age is 18 years old and her sun sign is Taurus. She is originally from Norwalk, Connecticut, USA. Moreover, her name is Grace. Her parents are Heidi D’Amelio (mother) and Marc D’Amelio (father).
Her mother Heidi is a photographer and former model whereas her father Marc is a business owner and former Republican Connecticut Senate, candidate. Similarly, Charli has an older sister named Dixie D’Amelio who is a singer and social media personality.
This personality started dancing at the age of 3 and was a trained competitive dancer for over 10 years prior to starting her TikTok career in the year 2019. Charli formerly attended the private King School in Stamford, Connecticut, but started attending school virtually following her TikTok success.
Charli first started posting on TikTok in May 2019 with a lip-syncing video alongside her friend. Therefore, her first video to gain traction, a side-by-side video with user Move With Joy, was posted in July 2019. And, since then, her content has mainly consisted of videos dancing to trending songs on the platform.
Likewise, in October 2019, Charli gained further exposure for her videos performing a dance called the “Renegade” to the K Camp song “Lottery”. Subsequently, she was credited with popularizing the dance on social media. And, also being falsely credited with creating the dance, and was referred to as the “CEO of Renegade” by TikTok users.
Charli was a competitive dancer for more than 10 years before starting her social media career in the year 2019, when she started actively posting content on the video-sharing platform TikTok, where she started posting dance videos that started trending on the platform.
This personality quickly amassed a large following and subsequently became the most-followed creator on the platform until she was surpassed by Khaby Lame in the year 2022. Charli made her feature film debut with a voice role in the 2020 animated film StarDog and TurboCat. And, also starred in the Hulu docuseries The D’Amelio Show in the year 2021.
Similarly, her other endeavors include a book, a podcast, a mattress, a nail polish collection, and a makeup line. This dancer is the first person to earn both 50 million and 100 million followers on TikTok and was the second-highest earning TikTok personality in the year 2019 according to Forbes. Charli is often described as TikTok’s biggest star.
Charli first became active on Instagram in the year 2016 and often posts throwback pictures of herself and her sister. This dancer started her TikTok channel in June 2019. This personality has had a secondary TikTok account under the name ‘@barleydamelio’. There, she’s posted additional dance and lip-sync videos.
Likewise, in November 2019, Charli had her first meet-and-greet in Norwalk, Connecticut. Moreover, in October 2020, she and her sister Dixie launched a podcast called ‘Charli and Dixie: 2 CHIX’. Similarly, this star was featured in Time magazine’s Time100 Next list in the year 2021.
Further, Charli is a member of the TikTok group ‘The Hype House’. Therefore, she signed with the talent agency UTA in early 2020. Charli is a great collaborator and often features popular TikTok personalities, including Maximo Rivano and Chase Hudson in her videos.
Additionally, besides her gorgeous appearance, Charli is also famous for being extremely charitable. Therefore, she leaves no stone unturned when it comes to raising money for charitable causes. However, despite being a teen, this personality has already reached great heights of stardom and continues to grow in popularity.
She has openly expressed support for the Black Lives Matter movement; during the George Floyd protests in the year 2020, Charli posted a video on TikTok decrying Floyd’s murder. Likewise, in December 2020, she partnered with TikTok to donate $100K to the American Dance Movement, an organization that helps provide access to dance education in the USA, as part of Giving Tuesday.
This star has stated that she suffers from an eating disorder. Also, she has been vocal about her experiences with body shaming. Therefore, in an anti-bullying campaign for UNICEF, Charli said,
“Some of the most hurtful comments that I read about myself online are about my body shape, my body type, which hits close to home because I struggled a lot with body image, body dysmorphia, [and] bad eating habits.”
Charli has expressed confusion regarding her rise to popularity. Moreover, in an interview with Variety, she said,
“I consider myself a normal teenager that a lot of people watch, for some reason. It doesn’t make sense in my head, but I’m working on understanding it.”
Coming to her love life, Charli was in a high-profile relationship with Chase Hudson from late 2019 to April 2020. Likewise, in 2022, she started dating Landon Barker, a star of the MTV reality series Meet the Barkers.
This personality stands tall at a height of 5 feet 5 inches or 1.65 m. Similarly, Charli has a weight of 54 kilos or 119 lbs. Charli has a slim and slender body figure measuring 36-28-34 inches (chest-waist-hip). Additionally, this star wears a shoe size of 7 (UK) and a dress size of 2 (US). Moreover, Charli has a set of beautiful brown eyes and good dark brown hair.
Charli is very popular on social media platforms. Her ‘@charlidamelio’ Instagram account has earned over 48.8 million. Her ‘@charlidamelio’ TikTok account has amassed over 143 million followers and over 11 billion likes.
Similarly, her self-titled YouTube channel has gained over 9.56 million subscribers. And, her Twitter account has earned over 5.4 million followers. She has gained more than 3 million on her Facebook page.
Charli annually earns from different sponsorships and also from her official merchandise. However, her estimated net worth is $20 million.