Addison Rae Easterling, better known as Addison Rae, is an American social media personality, dancer, and model. She is best known for her involvement with TikTok, where she gained immense popularity and amassed an impressive following. She is also active on other social media platforms, has appeared in music videos, and is involved in many business ventures. Read on to learn more about her life and career.
Who is Addison Rae?
Addison Rae Easterling is an American social media personality, dancer, and model. She was born in Lafayette, Louisiana in 2000 and is currently 20 years old. She is the daughter of Monty Lopez and Sheri Easterling. Addison received her education from Calvary Baptist Academy in Shreveport, Louisiana.
Early Life of Addison Rae
Addison grew up in Lafayette, Louisiana and was always passionate about dance. She was part of a dance studio for over 14 years and trained in many dance styles such as contemporary, lyrical, tap, and hip-hop. She also participated in pageants and was crowned Miss Louisiana Teen USA in 2017.
Rise to Fame
Addison rose to fame on the social media app TikTok. She began uploading her dancing videos on the app in 2019, and quickly gained a huge following. She has over 80 million followers on TikTok and has accumulated over 12 billion likes on the app.
Career as a TikTok Star
Addison is well-known as a TikTok star. She posts videos of her dancing, lip-syncing, and comedy sketches on the app. She also collaborates with other TikTok stars and creates interesting dance challenges. Her videos have been viewed over 4 billion times on the app.
Addison has also pursued a career in modeling. She has posed for several magazines and has featured in campaigns for clothing brands like Lulus, Abercrombie & Fitch, and ColourPop. She has also walked the ramps for several fashion labels like Dolce & Gabbana, PacSun, and Sherri Hill.
Other Social Media Platforms
Apart from TikTok, Addison is active on other social media platforms such as Instagram. She has over 50 million followers on Instagram, and regularly posts updates about her personal life and career. She also has a YouTube channel where she posts vlogs and dance tutorials.
Music Video Appearances
Addison has also appeared in several music videos. She featured in the music video for ‘Rain On Me’ by Lady Gaga and Ariana Grande, and ‘What You Know Bout Love’ by Pop Smoke. She has also made cameo appearances in music videos by artists like Justin Bieber and Jack Harlow.
Addison has started several business ventures. She started her own hair care line called ‘Item Beauty’ and has also launched her own cosmetics line called ‘Addison Rae Beauty’. She has also collaborated with several brands like Quay Australia, Hollister, and HP.
Addison has also been the face of several brands. She endorsed brands like Chipotle and AirBnB, and also featured in commercials for Pepsi and T-Mobile. She has also partnered with several fashion, beauty, lifestyle, and gaming brands.
Addison Rae’s Charitable Work
Addison is also involved in several charitable causes. She has donated to various charitable organizations and has supported causes like cancer research, animal welfare, and LGBTQ rights. She is also an active supporter of the ‘Save The Children’ foundation.
Awards and Nominations
Addison has been nominated for several awards for her work on TikTok. She was nominated for the ‘Choice Female Social Star’ award at the 2020 Teen Choice Awards. She has also been nominated for the ‘Choice Muser’ award at the 2020 Streamy Awards.
Recent Projects and Events
Addison recently featured in the music video for the song ‘Montero (Call Me By Your Name)’ by Lil Nas X. She has also been featured in an episode of the Netflix series ‘The Circle’. She frequently makes appearances on talk shows and interviews, and also hosts events and meets her fans.
Addison Rae has become an internet sensation in a very short time. Her immense popularity on social media has helped her gain recognition in the entertainment industry. She is a successful social media influencer, model, and dancer, and continues to pursue her goals with enthusiasm.