The Highest-Earning TikTok Stars 2022

The Highest-Earning TikTok Stars 2022

Fred Bahnson 

This article presents a list of the highest-earning TikTok stars in 2022, showcasing their remarkable financial success and the various avenues they have pursued to expand their fame beyond the TikTok platform.

1. Ivani Gregg – $4.75 million

Ivani Gregg rose to TikTok fame in 2019 as “clown girl,” sharing makeup tutorials. She decided to quit her job as a lifeguard, relocated from Indiana to LA, and became one of the original members of Hype House, a content creator collective. Her earnings reached an impressive $4.75 million.

2. Chris Collins – $4.75 million

Chris Collins, a former hairdresser from Vancouver, gained TikTok fame when her brother suggested she download the app during a work hiatus. Collins quickly gained millions of followers with her portrayal of various characters, often based on her family members. Her earnings also reached $4.75 million.

3. Josh Richards – $5 million

Known for his wild antics, Josh Richards has successfully monetized his party animal persona on TikTok. Brands like Amazon and Cash App have embraced his content, and he has expanded his ventures by co-hosting a Barstool Sports podcast, endorsing energy drinks, and co-founding a venture capital firm called Animal Capital. Richards has also starred in a Netflix movie and established his own production company, Crosscheck Studios.

4. Bella Porch – $5 million

Bella Porch became the third most followed person on TikTok in August 2020, propelled by a video that became the most viewed TikTok of the year. Originally from the Philippines and raised in Texas, Porch served as a helicopter mechanic in the U.S. Navy. She has attracted numerous brand sponsorships, including Google, Prada, and Tinder. Porch has also ventured into the music industry, releasing her first single, “Build a,” which reached number 56 on Billboard’s pop chart.

5. Addison Rae – $8.5 million

Addison Rae initially gained popularity on TikTok while studying at LSU, where she showcased her dancing skills. She later moved to LA to pursue a full-time career as a celebrity. Rae’s fame skyrocketed when she joined the TikTok collective known as Hype House. In 2021, she secured a lead role in the film “He’s All That,” and Netflix subsequently signed her for several more movies. Rae also enjoys lucrative sponsorships with American Eagle and owns a makeup line called Item Beauty, in partnership with makeup startup Made By Collective.

The Emilio Sisters – Charlie and Dixie De Emilio

Charlie and Dixie De Emilio, often compared to the famous Kardashian sisters, have become the most famous siblings on TikTok. They recently premiered their own Hulu series, “The Emilio Show,” which quickly gained popularity and was renewed for another season. Dixie performed at several venues alongside renowned artists like Ed Sheeran and the Jonas Brothers. The sisters also own a joint venture called Social Tourist with Hollister, featuring their brand in approximately 500 stores. Charlie earned an impressive $17.5 million, while Dixie accumulated $10 million in earnings.

The success of these TikTok stars reflects the immense earning potential within the platform and their ability to leverage their popularity for various business ventures. As TikTok continues to grow in popularity, we can expect to see more creators capitalizing on their fame and expanding their entrepreneurial pursuits.

*Please note that the earnings mentioned in this article are approximate figures based on available information and may vary.