The wildly popular short-form video app, TikTok, has become one of the top digital platforms among teens and Generation Z.
The app has over 1 billion all-time downloads, and acts as a social network, where users share videos that span from lip syncing to viral challenges. It’s owned by the Chinese company ByteDance.
TikTok is currently the No. 2 social app on Apple’s charts, behind only Instagram.
As TikTok has gained prominence, the popularity of its stars has skyrocketed on the celebrity data site, Famous Birthdays, according to the founder Evan Britton. Famous Birthdays is visited by 20 million monthly unique users, and the search engine on Famous Birthdays is searched 600,000 times per day. This allows the site to collect real-time trends on which influencers and celebrities are rising right now.
Here are 11 TikTok stars rising in popularity, according to data from Famous Birthdays: