Top 15 Black Celebrities on TikTok

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Photo: Cindy Ord/Getty Images for Glamour // Jason Kempin // Frazer Harrison/Getty Images for The Recording Academy (Getty Images)

Who isn’t on TikTok nowadays? Parents, children, writers, comedians, athletes and singers. Everyone is using the social media platform, most notably some of the biggest celebrities in the world. If you can make it on TikTok, you can make it anywhere.

No wonder some of the most famous Black celebrities in the world are using the social media platform to connect with and grow their fanbase. Here are some of the top Black celebrities using TikTok.

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Will Smith

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Photo: ROBYN BECK/AFP via Getty Images (Getty Images)

Smith hasn’t posted at all since “The Slap,” but in all of his videos, it looks like he has a professional team of cameramen, directors and producers to create whatever kind of video Smith wants. He’s one of the most followed celebrities on the platform with 72 million followers.

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The Rock

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Photo: Kevin Winter (Getty Images)

While he’s not going to be in Fast 10, the Black Adam actor is still staying active on TikTok giving fans a behind-the-scenes of whatever project he’s working on currently. As a result, he’s amassed a following of 53.2 million.

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Jason Derulo

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Photo: Neville Hopwood/Getty Images for MDLBEAST SOUNDSTORM (Getty Images)

Deurolo sticks to what he knows best, dancing. At the start of the coronavirus pandemic, Derulo was constantly going viral for his choreography on the social media platform. But occasionally, the singer will show off his son. Derulo’s entertaining content has gained him 52.5 million followers.

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Lil Nas X

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Photo: Rich Fury/Getty Images for The Recording Academy (Getty Images)

Lil Nas X is funny on pretty much every social media platform that exists, including TikTok. When he’s not beefing with BET, he’s just making funny videos on his profile, which is why he has 28.2 million followers.

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Doja Cat

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Photo: my Sussman/Getty Images for MRC (Getty Images)

Doja Cat is a pop star, but on TikTok, she acts just like everyone else. In her videos she’s often seen responding to comments and answering questions or just doing random things. Sounds weird, but as a result, she has 25.6 million followers.

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Lizzo

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Photo: Aaron J. Thornton/Getty Images for BET (Getty Images)

Lizzo does what she wants and doesn’t really care if people don’t like it, in some cases. In her videos, you can see her doing pretty much anything and everything from dancing to working out, trying on clothes and sometimes just venting to her fans

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Terry Crews

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Photo: Emma McIntyre/Getty Images for Nickelodeon (Getty Images)

Crews has one of the most interesting celebrity TikTok accounts. He’ll often post clips of whatever show or movie he’s working on. But he’ll also post videos of his days at the gym or personal projects he’s working on. If you’re a fan of Terry Crews, following his account is a must. He’s garnered a following of 21.8 million from his content.

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Nicki Minaj

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Photo: Jamie McCarthy/Getty Images for Marc Jacobs (Getty Images)

Nicki’s time on TikTok is spent being a mom and a barbie. Sometimes she’ll post a video of her dancing with friends and other times it’ll be just posted up at the pool, nothing too crazy. As a result, she has 16.2 million followers on her account.

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Megan Thee Stallion

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Photo: Rodin Eckenroth (Getty Images)

Megan is just living life on her TikTok. Whether that’s promoting her next hot single or just having fun with her boyfriend. Megan is a young superstar artist and her TikTok profile reflects that and as a result, she’s amassed 11.9 million followers.

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Mariah Carey

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Photo: Jamie McCarthy (Getty Images)

Mariah Carey is a diva and she makes it known on TikTok. You can often see herself getting pretty for the cameras or just taking care of her kids. I mean she’s freaking Mariah Carey, one of the biggest pop stars in the history of the world, which is why she has 6.6 million followers.

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Tia Mowry

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Photo: Charley Gallay/Getty Images for Paramount Pictures (Getty Images)

Tia Mowry is just a mom doing mom things on TikTok and I love it. In her videos you can catch her at home dancing with her kids and her husband. It’s just a fun time, no wonder she has 6.6 million followers.

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Keke Palmer

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Photo: Gareth Cattermole/Getty Images for Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures UK (Getty Images)

One of the stars of the Lightyear, Palmer is the same funny, outgoing and talented person on TikTok as she is in real life. She’s just naturally entertaining, which is why she has 6.4 million followers on the platform.

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Summer Walker

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Photo: Amy Sussman (Getty Images)

Despite the R&B coming off as reserved in some cases, she’s actually very funny on TikTok and will often get in a weird getup to make her bit that much funnier. She’s all about having fun, which is what TikTok should be about and why she has 1.7 million followers.

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H.E.R.

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Photo: Scott Dudelson (Getty Images)

H.E.R. is a talented and humble singer that just likes to show the life she lives. Whether that’s backstage at performances, behind the scenes of a photo shoot or in the studio. She’s just authentic which has gained her 1.2 million followers.

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City Girls

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Photo: Scott Dudelson/Getty Images for Coachella (Getty Images)

The Miami tandem does what they do best, be city girls. You can often see them walking together wearing matching outfits or promoting new music they have coming out. They’re one of the most popular rap groups out right now which is why they have 1.1 million followers.

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