In June 2019, Charli D’Amelio joined TikTok and amassed over 5.5 million followers in five months. On July 17th, she uploaded a duet dance video which gained over 236,500 likes and 12,900 shares in four months. According to a Famous Birthdays interview this is the video that launched her popularity (shown below).
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On January 30th, 2020, Charli D’Amelio announced on her Twitter account that she would be in a Sabra Hummus commercial that will premiere during the Super Bowl (shown below). The tweet which included a short clip of the commercial in which she says OK Boomer gained over 5,700 likes and 140 retweets in a day.
— charli d’amelio (@charlidamelio) January 30, 2020
Twitter user @ianrborthwick retweeted the video and captioned it with a timeline of D’Amelio’s accomplishments in the last eight months (shown below). The tweet garnered over 4,000 likes and 170 retweets in a day.
On November 2nd, Urban Dictionary user imakejokesaboutmyfriends gained over 120 upvotes in 23 days for defining Charli D’Amelio as:
“A tik toker who got famous in less than a few weeks. She’s known to be almost every guy’s tik tok crush and has already started hanging out with famous tik tok guys like Chase Hudson. A lot of people argue over whether she’s worth the hype or not (meaning if she deserves being famous or not), and many argue that her sister is prettier and deserves more clout. A lot of guys also talk about how they can’t win No Nut November thanks to her, and to those guys: y’all are disgusting she’s 15.”
As of November 25th, D’Amelio has gained over 7,400 followers on Twitter, 846,000 followers on Instagram and 50,000 followers on YouTube.
Charli D’Amelio was born May 1st, 2004 and lives in Connecticut with her mother Heidi D’Amelio, father Marc D’Amelio and sister, Dixie D’Amelio. Her father is a prominent Connecticut republican politician. She is currently in high school and dances competitively.
In November 2019, many TikTokkers began uploading videos in which they comment on Charli D’Amelio’s looks, dancing skills and hype (shown below).