The continuous development of the AI technology has made TikTok grow better,
to the point that it is now on a par with other social media apps. In fact, it
is currently the top choice for the younger generation when it comes to
producing and consuming short 15- to 60-second videos.
Indirectly, TikTok has opened a path for anyone to become a content
creator, depending on the passion and creativity that they wish to convey
through their videos. Most of the content creators have also successfully become
internationally known TikTok stars.
2020 is undoubtedly the peak for TikTok since many content creators spend most
of their time on the platform during the global pandemic. While most of them
may be based in the US, we’ll take this moment to appreciate those who hail
from our side of the world by listing down the top 10 TikTok stars in Asia.
Riyaz Aly – 43.6 Million
TikTok has taken 17-year-old Riyaz Aly’s fame to a whole new level! Through
his lip-syncing and comedic videos, Riyaz has successfully transitioned into
being a model, singer and actor. In fact, he is also among the richest TikTok
stars in the world! A real inspiration for youngsters out there.
Faisal Shaikh – 32.1 Million
Faisal Shaikh, or more affectionately called Mr. Faisu by his fanbase, started
his career in 2018 by producing TikTok videos with his band, Team 07. His hard
work producing drama and comedy contents paid off when he managed to rake in
millions of fans, not only from India but also from all over the world!
Arishfa Khan – 28.6 Million
After almost a decade in the entertainment industry, Arishfa Khan proves to be
just as successful as a social media personality as she is an actress.
Starting from YouTube, Dubsmash, Instagram, to now TikTok, she has conquered
all social media platforms and ensured that her fans will always be
entertained with interesting contents such as dance, lip sync and comedy
Jannat Zubair – 28.2 Million
Since her childhood, Jannat Zubair has long been a shining star in the
entertainment industry. With a deep passion for makeup and fashion, the
actress – who once starred in the Bollywood movie “Hitchki” – often entertains
fans through her YouTube and TikTok accounts. What’s even more fun, her
younger brother Ayaan Zubair frequently makes an appearance in her TikTok,
cracking everyone up with his cute and funny antics.
Nisha Guragain – 28 Million
Nisha Guragain became popular on TikTok after a video of her lip-syncing to
the song “Mujhe Yaad Hai Aata Teri Wo Nazrein Milana” went viral. Now she is
among the most well-known TikTok stars in India. Prior to becoming a content
creator, Nisha dabbled in modelling in Mumbai. Her videos comprise dance as
well as lip sync to popular Hindi scripts and songs, perfect for Bollywood
Awez Darbar – 26 Million
Singer-choreographer Awez Darbar was at the peak of his popularity when he
joined TikTok, where he shared dance videos filmed at various locations while
using whatever items available around him as props. Awez has also collaborated
with tons of Bollywood stars, such as Priyanka Chopra, Nora Fatehi, Sara Ali
Khan, Kartik Aaryan, Bashah and many more!
BTS – 25.1 Million
Being the biggest K-pop group in the world, there’s no surprise that BTS’
TikTok account already has millions of followers. No further explanation
needed for BTS, most would already be aware of this South Korean band that’s
made up of seven talented young men. Want a dance tutorial of their hit song
“Dynamite”? Don’t worry, BTS got your back!
Sameeksha Sud – 24.5 Million
Even though she has been a TV actress since 2012, Sameeksha Sud is now more
comfortable entertaining her fans on TikTok with comedy, dance and lip sync
videos. The cheerful young lady with her arresting personality can often be
seen collaborating with other Indian TikTok stars, including Bollywood
celebrity Alia Bhatt!
Avneet Kaur – 22.5 Million
Like most of the TikTok stars listed above, Avneet Kaur also started off as a
child star who gained popularity on both the TV and silver screen. Apart from
acting, she is also talented in dancing and is a real fashionista. With all
those talents at such a young age, it’s no wonder she has tons of social media
followers, including on TikTok!
Junya – 22.3 Million
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A TikTok star representing Japan on this list is Junya. Even though his videos
are quite bizarre, Junya successfully captured everyone’s attention with his
funny antics and actions. Some of them can cause harm though, so don’t try
these at home! Sure, he always ends his videos with a wide smile, but you’ve