Charli D’Amelio, Gen-Z social media personality and TikTok star, is just an ordinary 17-year-old girl, with an over-flowing bank account that rivals the velvet-lined pockets of successful CEOs.
The young TikTok star made a whopping $17.5 million just in 2021, based on an article published by Forbes. With that high-yielding cash flow, Charli out-earns some of the highest paid entrepreneurs and businessmen. For example, CEO of Monster Beverage, Rodney C. Sacks, brought home a salary of $15.5 million in 2020. Also, comparatively, Chris Kempczinski, current CEO of McDonald’s, took home $10.8 million, and Tim Cook of Apple made $14.7 million in 2020. According to the Wall Street Journal, the median earnings of CEO’s at an S&P 500 company was $13.4 million.
As the most followed person on TikTok with 133.8M, Charli’s viral dances and silly videos have sky-rocketed her to instant stardom. She has since created her own clothing and nail polish line. She also has a reality TV series that airs on Hulu called “The D’Amelio Show.” Currently, dating fellow influencer, Chase Hudson, known as Lil’ Huddy, social media has created a space for creative collaboration and growth. She was also previously associated with the famous social media influencer collective, the Hype House, where influencers live together and produced content.
Charli is finding herself making more and more money as her audience continues to grow. The young, vibrant star is living proof that social media is an up-and-coming platform for yielding wealth beyond one’s wildest dreams! With social media taking the lead in producing over-flowing wealth and riches to those who seek it, it seems that the platform will only continue to grow and produce more stars!