Social media influencers have a massive following from all over the globe, allowing them to engage with their audience daily. Social media influencing also opens opportunities for them to be the next big film or TV star.
Here are some top influencers who became TV and film stars:
King Bach rose to fame after gaining about 15 million followers on the famous video sharing network vine. This platform propelled him to fame, and he has now worked with lots of big-name celebs. King Bach has starred in several TV shows, including The Mindy Project, Black Jesus, House of Lies, Punk'D, and MTV2's Wild' N Out.
If you've gone through TikTok, you've most probably come across dance videos of Addison Rae. The 20-year-old has about 112 million followers across Instagram and TikTok. She has had several brand partnerships as people seek to reach her large following. The TikTok star has even got into the film industry and was featured in 'He's All That.'
With a following of about 3.6 million subscribers on YouTube, and 20 million flowers on TikTok, Bryce Hall, is known for his lip sync videos, comedic videos, and more. Due to his success in TikTok, Bryce Hall has grown from an influencer to a film star and has since appeared in a similar film with Rae, 'He's All That.'
Charli D'Amelio and Rae are on the list of the most-followed people on TikTok. Charli has about 121 million followers on the app. The New Yorker even declared her as the face of TikTok. She started actively posting songs and dance videos in 2019 and made her debut in film in 2020 in StarDog and TurboCat.
Loren Gray has made so many moves off the back of her popularity on TikTok and YouTube. The 18-year-old has more than 52 million followers on TikTok, making her a famous influencer, but she has also got into music, content creation, and acting. She has featured in films such as 'Glow Up With Loren Gray' and 'No Running.'
Noah Beck is one of the most sought-after guys, owing to his 30 million followers on TikTok. He went from a college soccer star to one of the most famous influencers on the app in less than a year. The 19-year-old TikTok star has now ventured into acting, famously known for Meet Nancy Wu.
Chase Hudson has over 30 million followers on TikTok, making him a famous influencer on the site. He has gained a massive following from his dance and lip-sync videos on TikTok. Chase Hudson is now set to make his debut in the film industry as an actor in 'Downfalls High,' and he also featured in 'The Hype House. '
Social media has great potential to change peoples' lives. Whether it's Instagram, TikTok, or YouTube, these sites can open your career doors in TV and film. If you are an aspiring actor or actress, it's important to remain proactive in your acting career. Like the above list, you too can start by creating unique content on social media and building a following.