Top 5 Highest-Paid TikTokers Of 2020

By Emeric Brard
on 21 June 2021

TikTok, much like its predecessor, Vine, has given everyone an opportunity to get their moment to bathe in the spotlight. From the creating of very short, at times creative, to the at times downright hilarious videos, many TikTokers have really made a name for themselves in what is now a world-renowned app.

As of January 2021, there were 689 million active users, and some of the most popular TikTok creators have amassed millions of these users as followers who are liking and sharing their content each and every day. To put it all in perspective, Charli D’Amelio, alone, has 118 million followers.

Naturally, with all these followers, TikTokers have attracted attention, not only from fans, but from advertisers, and as a result the top creators are making a tidy sum of money from their videos.

Here are the top five highest-paid TikTokers from 2020.

#1 Michael Le

Michael Le, TikTokers
Michael Le via In The Know

Earnings: $20,378,000

Check out his TikTok account here.

#2 Charli D’Amelio

Charli D'Amelio
Charli D’Amelio via

Earnings: $18,224,000

Check out her account here.

#3 Addison Rae

Addison Rae, TikTokers
Addison Rae via Hello Magazine

Earnings: $14,722,500

Check out her account here.

#4 Joe Albanese

Joe Albanese
Joe Albanese via TikTok Magazine

Earnings: $8,711,000

Check out his account here.

#5 Avani Gregg

Avani Gregg
Avani Gregg via The Hollywood Reporter

Earnings: $6,798,000

Check out her account here.


Clearly, the benefits of being a TikToker span farther than just entertaining an audience or showing off your creativity, it can also set you up with a hefty revenue generating business. It goes to show how powerful today’s influencers are for the younger generations and advertisers and brands alike.

On that note, I just might start taking dancing lessons – who knows? Maybe one day I’ll also be TikTok famous!

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