Who is Addison Rae? 20 Fun Facts About The TikTok Star Addison Rae
Addison Rae is a megastar thanks to her TikTok videos. Here’s everything you need to know about her!
The last two years could be described as ‘phenomenal’ for Addison Rae. It all began with a TikTok video and now she has millions of followers and a load of celebrity pals. Here’s 20 essential facts about this social media star!
1. First things first. What’s her full name?
Her full name is Addison Rae Easterling. She shares her surname with not one but two baseball players, Howard and Paul.
2. Where was she born?
Lafayette, Lousiana. With a population of 120,623, Lafayette is ranked as the 214th most-populated city in the USA. Addison spends a lot of time in Los Angeles now, which is 1,761 miles away. It would take you 26 hours to drive between the two cities.
3. She doesn’t just create videos on TikTok!
In March 2021, Addison released her very first single, titled Obsessed. It lasts 2 minutes and 14 seconds, which according to the NHS, is around the time it should take to brush your teeth!
4. She was born on October 6, 2000!
This makes her a Libra, the seventh sign of the Zodiac. We think Libras are good at dancing and social media.
5. She’s 5 foot 6 inches!
When you convert this into comics, that’s almost 168 comics tall. That’s just over 3 years of Beano!
6. She originally wanted to become a journalist!
Before moving to Los Angeles, Addison went to college to study journalism with the hopes of one day becoming a sports writer or broadcaster. Plenty of time for that, especially when there’s TikTok videos to make.
7. She started making TikTok videos for a bit of a laugh!
When she was babysitting in 2019, she downloaded the app and posted a video for fun. After quickly gaining 93,000 likes, she was like “woah“, according to an interview.
8. Mariah Carey helped her become famous!
Addison and her mum Sheri filmed themselves dancing to her song Obsessed. One like from the Queen of Pop and Addison’s popularity went through the roof!
9. She’s launched her own makeup!
Addison often films makeup tutorials for her YouTube channel, and in the summer of 2020, she released her own makeup range called ITEM.
10. She can juggle!
When she’s not doing complicated dance challenges, she can occasionally be found juggling fruit on camera. The first evidence of juggling was spotted on a 15th century piece of art, which showed an Egyptian prince and acrobats throwing balls around. It probably was invented much earlier than that, because there were no comics or apps then.
12. Her mum has a TikTok account too!
Sheri Nicole has over 14 million followers, and often appears on Addison’s videos. Here’s a pic of the pair together from ages ago! Her dad Monty Lopez is also a TikTokker, too!
13. She loves the beach!
If you look at her Instagram account, you’ll often see her selfies taken on Malibu beach. Locals and surfers call it ‘Bu for short, because saying ‘Malibu Beach’ takes up too much time.
14. Addison has two brothers!
Lucas and Enzo Lopez are much younger than Addison, and have their own TikTok account named thelopezboys. Like their parents, they often appear in Addison’s videos.
15. She’s a big fan of Billie Eilish!
Addison says she’s been a fan before Billie Eilish became a superstar and once told a journalist that her song Ocean Eyes made her cry.
16. Addison was a cheerleader at high school!
She attended the Universal Cheerleaders Association a year before she became TikTok famous and is a fan of many different types of sport: volleyball, softball, baseball, basketball and American football. Any sport with a ball, basically!
17. Her first TikTok lip-sync was to a musical!
She mimed to the song Don’t Lose Your Head, which is a song from the Henry VIII musical Six! Who doesn’t love a history-based singalong?
18. She began dancing at a young age!
Want to know the secret of how she nails all those TikTok dance challenges? She’s been learning how to dance since she was 6 years old. She’s even taught Kim Kardashian a few moves!
19. She’s part of The Hype House
20. She’s on a podcast with her mum!
Sheri and Addison co-presented a Spotify podcast called Mama Knows Best, but they’ve changed its name to That Was Fun? and chat about what’s going on in their hectic TikTok lives.