In its infancy, users of social media app TikTok were often disregarded, or
even ridiculed, for its seemingly unbeneficial contents and merely
dance-focused videos. However, more and more users from the younger
generations – leaning towards Gen Z rather than millennials – are proving that
the app’s usage can be diversified with various interesting contents,
including sharing lifestyle tips, tech, and recipes.
if you will). Established celebrities from the entertainment industry also
make up a sizeable portion of this popular TikTok user population. This
applies to Malaysia as well where many local celebrities have taken to the app
to provide entertaining contents for their fans and followers. This is where
their creativity shines!
their star power to TikTok. Let’s take a look at their TikTok creativity!
Dato’ Sri Siti Nurhaliza
ibu & aafiyah buat jugak ? wipe it down challenge ! boleh la yee
Who knew that Malaysia’s top singer Dato’ Sri Siti Nurhaliza is also an avid
TikTok user! Even though the editing for the ‘Wipe It Down’ challenge Siti (or
more affectionately known as Tok Ti) attempted wasn’t exactly top notch,
funnily enough netizens forgave her and accepted her editing. In fact, some
fans even pinned the blame on the mirror and the app! The video, which has
garnered nearly a million views, also features her first daughter, Siti
ever wonder who lives upstairs?##levelupchallenge
Just as popular in the States as she is in her home country, Malaysian singer
Yuna didn’t miss out on the chance to open her own TikTok account. She proves
to have a strong following on the app as well when a simple video of cleaning
her house was able to reach half a million views! The creative element here
is: fashion. That is she tickled everyone’s funny bone by donning ostentatious
outfits while doing housework. Other than this TikTok video, another
well-loved one of hers is the Level Up challenge.
She’s a supermodel after all, so there’s no surprise that Amber Chia’s social
media focus is fashion, even on TikTok! Amber doesn’t just often show off her
catwalks in her videos, but also her gymnastic and dance skills. She also
shares exercise and healthy lifestyle tips on the app. If you’re looking to
learn how to do a proper catwalk, make sure to visit Amber’s TikTok!
Dr Sheikh Muszaphar
Malaysian astronaut Dr Sheikh Muszaphar Shukor is well known for his loving
nature, especially towards his wife and children. It’s no wonder that he often
tolerates his kids’ cute antics of dancing and messing with the filters on
TikTok. Even though his account was newly created early last month, it has
already garnered tons of attention since Dr Sheikh also shares his TikTok
videos on Instagram.
Dei!!! Listen! ?
In spite of her earlier dislike of the app, Nora Danish is now one of the most
active celebs on TikTok, where her dance skills could truly shine and have
been since the Movement Control Order (MC) started. In fact, when Nora was
recently invited to host the programme “MeleTOP”, she took this chance to do a
TikTok post with Dato’ Sri Siti Nurhaliza. No wonder Nora is known to many as
Malaysia’s Queen of TikTok!
had to do it ?
Beautiful singer-actress Daiyan Trisha likes to inspire young ladies not only
when it comes to artistry but also healthy lifestyles. Initially reluctant to
create a TikTok account, she eventually relented. Keeping up with current
trends, Daiyan doesn’t miss out on trying out TikTok challenges. Some of her
most watched videos is of her acting out roles as popular K-drama characters.
Day 1 quarantine
Most of actor Aeril Zafrel’s TikTok videos tend to grab attention due to their
funny content. Throughout MCO, Aeril spent his free time making TikTok videos
with his daughter, Hayla, who didn’t seem to ever tire of spending time with
It’s even funnier when Aeril claims himself as the President of TikTok. His
wife, pretty actress and entrepreneur Wawa Zainal, also has her own TikTok
account now! If this romantic couple starts doing TikTok together, fans will
sure be served with Bollywood dances.
Upin & Ipin
It’s not just real-life celebs that are finding fame on TikTok, Malaysia’s
most popular animated characters, cheeky twins Upin & Ipin, also have
their own TikTok account! Apart from videos showing off the antics of Upin,
Ipin, Kak Ros and their friends, Upin and Ipin also launched their own
challenges such as the “Goyang Upin & Ipin” and “Joget Upin & Ipin”
dance challenges as well as “Duet Upin & Ipin” acting challenge. Now their
TikTok has more than two million followers!