TikTok, the largest social media platform, showcases some of the most talented people in the world. It is no wonder that the most entertaining and inspiring dancers can be found here. This article helps you get acquainted with TikTok’s top 10 inspirational dancers to follow.
With a good dose of inspiration, the human spirit is revived, imagination is engaged, and the brain gets into gear to do incredible things. Dance has been a long-standing source of inspiration. And TikTok has a diverse and endless supply of some of the internet’s best dancers.
These TikTok dancers inspire and entertain their devoted followers with catchy dance routines, performing a range of genres and styles of dance. On the most basic level, dance inspires people to express themselves, encouraging fulfillment and fun. Whichever way you look at it, TikTok dancers are getting toes tapping around the world, and these are the top 10 dancers on the platform:
The Top TikTok Dancers to Follow
World of Dance is an International, reality TV, dance competition that pits global dancers and dance groups against each other. The competitors are judged by celebrities and the series is produced by Jennifer Lopez, which only increases viewers’ interest. The puritans and professional dancers will draw the greatest inspiration from this NBC series, which TikTok partnered with to cover highlights and provide promos. The advanced choreography and levels of creativity are through the roof. It keeps viewers locked in and following the journey of these out-of-this-world dancers. World of dance has 2.1 million followers and 12.5 million likes.
This starlet, only 16 years old, was already a social media personality and dancer when she jumped onto TikTok in 2019. Since 2013, Niana Gurrero and her siblings have created dance content, primarily for YouTube. Now a solidified TikTok dance sensation, Nina has 37.1 million followers. Niana performs at an expert level, despite her age. Clearly, she has been at this from a young age. Her moves are Hip-Hop inspired, with smooth transitions, some popping and locking, and amazing (at times, very animated) facial expressions.
With 149.5 million followers and 11.3 BILLION likes, Charli D’Amelio was entered into the Guinness World Record Book for being the first person to ever reach 50 million followers on TikTok. She broke her own record when she later reached 100 million followers. This young American is one of the most popular female TikTok dancers. For over 10 years, Charli trained and danced competitively. Now 18, she joined TikTok in 2019 when she was 15 years old. Charli was the first TikTok star to appear in a Superbowl ad. She has her own docuseries and her own clothing line.
The quartet of sibling dancers from the USA has 5.3 million followers on TikTok. The brothers (Tag, Keene, Gage, and Rab Williams) trained in Hip-Hop dancing at Chapkis Dance Studio. They sometimes share screen time with their younger sister, Raimy Williams, who joins in their TikTok dance routines. Having trained and danced for about 12 years, these brothers (all in their 20’s) have competed in and won Hip-Hop International USA.
A “World of Dance” competitor and winner of “So you think you can dance” (season 10), 28-year-old Dushaunt Fik-Shun Stegall, from the U.S., is a dancer and actor. His 2.8 million TikTok followers know him by his stage name, Fik-Shun. With 26.1 million likes on TikTok alone, he is a well-established social media personality, using dance as a foundation for his success. This Hip-Hop dance expert has been dancing since the age of about 6, and it shows.
This 24-year-old American TikTok dancer has been dubbed “Robo- Babe”, “Queen Tut” and “Barbie girl; all odes to her serious dancing skills in popping, animation, tutting, and robotics. Her real name is Courtney Nicole Kelly. Apart from dancing, Courtney is a model and host. Before training as a dancer at 12, Dytto actually trained as a gymnast (from the age of 2 and a half). With many dance accolades and special mentions under her belt, Dytto can also brag about her 723 thousand TikTok followers.
Hailing from Texas, U.S.A, 34-year-old Phillip Chbeeb is a dancer, choreographer, and actor. He has competed in dance competitions and has an impressive track record, from movies to being an internet personality. Watching Phillip’s insanely complex routines, you would never guess that he only began dancing at 15. His inventiveness as a dancer puts him in a unique category with a high difficulty level. Phillip has 99 thousand TikTok followers.
At only 18, Sofia Wylie is a successful dancer, actress, and singer. The American entertainer captured audiences in her role as Buffy Driscoll on the Disney Channel’s, “Andi Mack”. Since then, she has taken on countless acting projects (most notable: Netflix’s The School for Good and Evil), while simultaneously becoming an internet star. She has 10.1 million TikTok followers. Sofia’s dancing is at a professional level as a result of her dancing competitively for years.
With pole dancing gaining popularity as a dance style and respect for the discipline and core strength required, Quan Bui is riding that wave. A Vietnamese pole dancer, Quan began learning pole dancing by watching YouTube tutorials. He later began taking formal lessons and was invited by his coach to join their team. Quan devoted more than 5 hours a day to the rigorous practice of the sport. He shared his pole dancing videos with the world, through TikTok, and now entertains and inspires 2.2 million followers.
Michael Le is a 22-year-old, American-Vietnamese dancer. He has 52.2 million TikTok followers watching him dance up a storm. Michael is a successful choreographer which adds a fresh flavour to his dance style. His skillful Hip-Hop dance style morphs into a fun and entertaining dance duos with his younger brother. Michael is an expressive and animated dancer, who is a performer of a high note.
They go by The Rybka Twins on TikTok, Australia’s dance and acrobatic duo, Teagan and Sam Rybka. Identical twins and amazing dancers, the Rybka twins also focus on other categories of interest such as fitness, beauty, fashion, and the like. At 27 they have a TikTok following of 14 million and are crushing it with their other endeavors, such as a reality TV show and publishing a book about their lives and success.
And that’s our list of 10 Top dance TikTokers who inspire and are worth following.
You will get more than entertainment value from these influencers. Each has a success story to share and is pure talent. Check them out and follow these inspiring TikTok dancers.