Data: Forbes, Wall Street Journal; Images: Getty; Table: Thomas Oide/Axios
Charli D’Amelio is bringing home more than some top CEOs, per The Wall Street Journal.
Why it matters: TikTok — now more popular than Google — has propelled creators like D’Amelio, 17, into a new class of business empires driven by follower count.
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By the numbers: D’Amelio, TikTok’s top account with 133.4 million followers, earned $17.5 million last year, according to Forbes.
How that bacon was made: Sponsorships, a Hulu series and an apparel brand.
Together with her 20-year-old sister Dixie (the second-highest earner on TikTok) the duo made over $27 million, says Forbes.
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