Trey Taylor of The Face called her and her sister Dixie the "CEOs of TikTok". , In May 2020, she and her sister announced a podcast deal with Ramble Podcast Network, and both were included in the celebrity lineup for the television special Graduate Together: America Honors the High School Class of 2020, hosted by LeBron James. That said, a lot of fans seem to think she lives somewhat in her younger sister’s shadow, with Charli being no less than an absolute dominant force on TikTok, on the verge of hitting 100 million followers at the time of writing. Dixie D’Amelio is one of the biggest names on social media right now, as a TikTok sensation and older sister of the app’s most followed creator, Charli D’Amelio.  Following a New York Times profile of dancer Jalaiah Harmon revealing her as the original creator of the dance, D'Amelio received internet backlash for not crediting Harmon, which prompted D'Amelio to begin regularly crediting those who created the dances she performs. "She is an awesome girl. On July 8, he took to Instagram to address the drama. D'Amelio intro'ed the video by saying, "Hey, so, we actually broke up, but I had this video scheduled for today, so I'm posting it anyways. The first saw Dixie simply say “no” to someone who suggested that “her mom always looks so embarrassed of her” but not of Charli. How the Exploding Social Media App Is Going Hollywood", "TikTok Star Charli D'Amelio Has No Idea How She Got So Famous", "Norwalk 15-Year-Old Dancer Surges To Stardom On Social Media With Five Million Followers", "Norwalk Election Candidate Profile: Marc D'Amelio", "Meet Charli D'Amelio, TikTok's newest viral teen celebrity", "Charli D'Amelio is TikTok's biggest star. When their one-month anniversary rolled around on Oct. 26, Beck publicly proclaimed his love for D'Amelio. In October 2019, she began regularly posting videos performing a dance called the "Renegade" to the K Camp song "Lottery", and was subsequently credited with popularizing the dance on social media, while also being falsely credited with creating the dance, being referred to affectionately as the "CEO of Renegade". "Watching Dixie like," he captioned the March 3 post. For a while, D'Amelio insisted she was focusing on herself after her breakup with Johnson and wasn't seeing anyone. Born and raised in Norwalk, Connecticut, she was a competitive dancer for over 10 years before starting her social media career.  In an interview with Variety, she said, "I consider myself a normal teenager that a lot of people watch, for some reason...it doesn't make sense in my head, but I'm working on understanding it. March 2020: D'Amelio & Johnson Take Over Each Other's Pages.  That same month, she became an ambassador for braces brand Invisalign, while she and her sister partnered with Morphe Cosmetics to launch Morphe 2, a makeup line. â2020 is already hard enough.. quit wasting your energy on people and drama that doesnât matter. Beck confirmed they are a couple in an interview with AwesomenessTV, gushing about how "amazing" his lady is. "i have a crush on griffin johnson," she tweeted, which marked the first time she explicitly addressed their romance on social media. , She has been vocal about her experiences with body shaming. That's exactly what happened when Dixie D'Amelio and Griffin Johnson called it quits this past summer.  Since then, her content has mainly consisted of videos dancing to trending songs on the platform. It's been really fun, and so I'm excited for the future with her," he said.  Fortune included D'Amelio on their annual 40 Under 40 list, which recognizes young leaders they consider to be the most influential, making her the youngest person on the list at 16 years old.  Also that month, she left the Hype House. 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She became the face of Hollister's "Jean Lab" campaign alongside her sister in July 2020, also creating a TikTok dance to promote the campaign. D'Amelio proved she and Johnson were going strong on June 24 when she tweeted a short message that said a whole lot.  That same month, D'Amelio partnered with Procter & Gamble to create the #DistanceDance challenge on TikTok with the goal of encouraging social distancing during the COVID-19 pandemic, which garnered praise from Ohio Governor Mike DeWine.  In March 2020, she and her sister partnered with UNICEF for an anti-bullying campaign. The only proof available on Instagram is this photo of them eating Tostitos and living their best life together from July 18. As of October 2020[update], she has over 90 million followers on TikTok, and has often been referred to as TikTok's biggest star.  D'Amelio and her sister also designed limited-edition fleece sweatshirts for Hollister, released in September 2020. "Griffin cheated on Dixie … Johnson looked happy to be by her side to nurse her back to health. On July 20, she was all smiles with Beck on TikTok, enlisting him to appear in one of her dance videos.  Much of her appeal has been attributed to her content being seen as relatable.  His criticism of D'Amelio led to the creation of a Change.org petition asking TikTok to ban him from their platform, which gained over 188,000 signatures. The D’Amelio family has come under a fair amount of flak due to this issue, something that all family members — both parents and children — have vehemently denied in the past. “There’s bullet magnetism, there’s auto-aim, there’s crosshair magnetism…” the Canadian star said, before telling his viewers to look at how easy it is. âIâm not always proud of my decisions,â he said in his Sept. 1 apology tweet. Heidi D'Amelio is a social media star and an Internet celebrity known primarily as the mother of two young top social networking queens, Charli D'Amelio and Dixie D'Amelio.Born Heidi O'Brian in 1972 in Louisiana, she grew up there alongside her family and friends. The second was a response to someone asking why Dixie’s parents “treat her so badly” — to which she simply replied that “they don’t.”. Not long after Johnson's cheating rumors filled the internet, D'Amelio shared a YouTube video titled "My Last Date With Griffin" and confirmed they had split. , In February 2020, she appeared in a Super Bowl commercial for Sabra Hummus along with other celebrities. "Quarantine camera roll of stinky," he captioned the April 1 post. , Charli Grace D'Amelio was born on May 1, 2004 in Norwalk, Connecticut to Marc D'Amelio, a former Republican Connecticut Senate candidate and founder/CEO of Level 4 Collective Showroom, a sports apparel showroom and sales agency, and Heidi D'Amelio, a photographer and former model, with an older sister, Dixie. So when they announced their split on Aug. 2 amid speculation Johnson cheated (claims he did not directly acknowledge, but seemingly apologized for in September), fans were shook. She was named the second highest-earning TikTok personality by Forbes and was placed on Fortune's 40 Under 40 list in 2020. Dixie has little under 50 million followers on the platform, making her one of the top five followed creators on there, as well as spreading her fan base across other platforms, including YouTube.  In April 2020, she donated $50,000 to Norwalk Hospital in her hometown of Norwalk, Connecticut, to help secure critical supplies for the hospital's staff amid the COVID-19 pandemic. Read more here. xQc is playing through the Call of Duty campaign with a controller. âMost importantly, I want to publicly apologize to Dixie for the hurt that I have caused.  In an article for The Washington Post, Travis M. Andrews called her "[TikTok's] undisputed ruler".  In an anti-bullying campaign for UNICEF, she shared, "Some of the most hurtful comments that I read about myself online are...about my body shape, my body type, which hits close to home because I struggled a lot with body image, body dysmorphia, [and] bad eating habits.  She and her family became the target of attacks from blogger Perez Hilton in March 2020, who called her dancing "inappropriate" and drew attention to her father's January 2014 DUI charge. As such, some fans seem to believe that the D’Amelio parents show favoritism towards Charli, or treat Dixie badly — but she’s responded to critics and let them know the score. I am human, I am not proud of some of my choices.â. Celebrity relationships are already complicated due to their public nature, but when friendships get ruined at the same time, things get even messier. , D'Amelio is set to release her first book, Essentially Charli: The Ultimate Guide to Keeping It Real, in December 2020. On Oct. 6, shortly after the pair got cuddly in D'Amelio's Sept. 20 music video for "Be Happy," D'Amelio and Beck threw in the towel on trying to keep their relationship private. Months later, fans were shook again when rumors swirled she had moved on with Beck, a fellow member of Johnson's TikTok collective, Sway House. Hopefully this will slow down the amount of fans firing accusations at the TikTok parents — though we’re not sure how likely that is. The entire argument falls back on the ‘PC Master Race’ idea, with players believing that mouse & keyboard on PC is the optimal way to play any game, especially when it comes to first-person shooters. On July 6, Chase Hudson dropped a bombshell tweet claiming Johnson cheated on D'Amelio multiple times. 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While things are still up in the air between the three stars, Dixie D'Amelio, Griffin Johnson, and Noah Beck's social media exchanges say a lot. This only led to more cute content from the couple. He dueted a video that showed her dancing in a bikini, and Johnson looked visibly shook. He later issued a statement on Twitter which held a much different tune. , D'Amelio began publicly dating fellow TikTok star and Hype House co-founder Chase Hudson in January 2020. Despite being members of the Sway House and working closely together, the jury's out on whether Johnson and Beck are really good friends. Charli and Dixie have seen unrivalled success on TikTok.  D'Amelio appeared in the ABC television special The Disney Family Singalong during the singing of "We're All In This Together" from High School Musical, alongside the original cast of the film, in April 2020. Charli Grace D'Amelio (/dəˈmiːliːoʊ/; Italian: [daˈmelio]; born May 1, 2004) is an American social media personality and dancer.  At the 2020 NBA All-Star Game, D'Amelio performed a dance with fellow Hype House members, as well as Jalaiah Harmon. Even before D'Amelio and Johnson officially called it quits, Beck and D'Amelio seemed to be building a relationship.  Singer Bebe Rexha invited D'Amelio to perform alongside her during her opening performance for the Jonas Brothers in November 2019. Her first video to gain traction, a side-by-side video (known on the platform as a "duet") with user "Move With Joy", was posted in July 2019.  Charli and Dixie also launched a nail polish collection, called Coastal Craze, with Orosa Beauty in August 2020. One of Johnson and D'Amelio's sweetest moments was when he tagged her in a TikTok featuring some of their most intimate times together. Although Beck and D'Amelio denied this for months, the rumors ultimately rang true. Dixie was very blunt with those making accusations of her parents’ alleged favoritism. , American dancer and social media personality, Graduate Together: America Honors the High School Class of 2020, "charli d'amelio's YouTube Stats (Summary Profile) – Social Blade Stats", "TikTok Boom!  Marc Faddoul, an artificial intelligence researcher at the University of California, Berkeley, credited her status as a "median user" and a "safe recommendation choice that can generate engagement across the board" as reasons for her fame. While accusations about the D’Amelio parents have been ongoing for some time now, Dixie had clearly had enough when scrolling through TikTok comments on November 16. , Forbes published a report in August 2020 revealing D'Amelio earned $4 million in the last year from her numerous sponsorship deals and merchandise, making her the second highest-earning TikTok star, following Addison Rae.  D'Amelio starred as Tinker in the June 2020 United States release of the 2019 animated children's film StarDog and TurboCat, marking her first role in a feature film. It's tough to tell where Johnson and Beck stand these days, since the two haven't posted a picture together after this one from July (which is coincidently right around the time things went south with Grixie and started heating up between Doah). " She has also been active in fighting against her sexualization by adult men online. Writing for Vanity Fair, Carino Chocano called her the "face" of "Straight TikTok", a colloquial term used to describe the more mainstream part of TikTok, with "straight" referencing the fact that many of the users who make up "Straight TikTok" are heterosexual. , Mel Magazine's Joseph Longo called her "one of the first polarizing figures on the video app — the embodiment of the strange, precarious and unpredictable new world of Gen Z online fame," noting that social media users criticized her as being "basic", "cringeworthy", and "overhyped". , In late 2019, former Sony Music executive Barbara Jones signed D'Amelio to her management company, Outshine Talent, and in January 2020, D'Amelio signed with United Talent Agency along with the rest of her family. 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He then proceeded to miss several more shots than he hit, instantly proving himself wrong and regretting mocking controller players before actually testing what he was talking about.  She joined Triller, a rival platform to TikTok, later that month, in the midst of a potential US ban on TikTok. This time, he did little to hide his feelings for her. July 2020: Cheating Allegations Arise. September 2020: Beck Sees A "Future" With D'Amelio? Her other ventures include a nail polish collection, a makeup line, and a sweatshirt collection. In Elite Dailyâs Itâs Complicated series, we dissect the biggest celebrity drama to find out what happened in front of the camera, behind the scenes, and everywhere in between. Cassidy George of The New Yorker called her the "face of TikTok". That same month, she held her first meet-and-greet, which attracted a crowd of about 400 people, and began posting on her self-titled YouTube vlog channel.  In April of that same year, she and Hudson announced their split. Once upon a time, D'Amelio and Johnson were the picture of happiness, and fans couldn't imagine them splitting up. Charli D’Amelio under fire for complaining about 95 million followers, Shroud & Tyler1 “lose all respect” for xQc over Fall Guys stream sniping.  She attends King School. All bets were off when Beck liked a fan post about his bright "future" with D'Amelio on Sept. 2, shortly after D'Amelio confirmed her split with Johnson. Dixie D'Amelio, Griffin Johnson, and Noah Beck's social media exchanges, D'Amelio insisted she was focusing on herself, fan post included photos of the pair getting super flirty, their one-month anniversary rolled around. But her social media exchanges with Beck soon began to hint at a different story. “In this case,” he continued after missing a flurry of shots, “it’s a glitch.  She was invited to attend Super Bowl LIV and meet Jennifer Lopez to create a TikTok dance challenge celebrating Lopez's Super Bowl LIV halftime show performance. ", D'Amelio has openly expressed support for the Black Lives Matter movement, and, during the George Floyd protests, posted a video on TikTok decrying George Floyd's murder. One month after their first TikTok together, D'Amelio resurfaced on Johnson's page. xQc went sheepishly silent after the clip, while his chat burst out in laughter given the incredible timing of what he had been saying about quickscoping on a controller. She started actively posting content on the video-sharing app, TikTok, in late 2019, where she would post dance videos to trending songs on the platform. Dixie D’Amelio is one of the biggest names on social media right now, as a TikTok sensation and older sister of the app’s most followed creator, Charli D’Amelio. She often appears in her daughters’ – Dixie and Charli – TikTok clips and has amassed an impressive following of her own on several social media platforms with more than 300k followers on Twitter and more than 1.5 million followers on Instagram. Charli Grace D'Amelio was born on May 1, 2004 in Norwalk, Connecticut to Marc D'Amelio, a former Republican Connecticut Senate candidate and founder/CEO of Level 4 Collective Showroom, a sports apparel showroom and sales agency, and Heidi D'Amelio, a photographer and former model, with an older sister, Dixie. "Griffin cheated on Dixie with Tayler's ex Kaylyn and Bryce's ex Elle," he said in one part of the lengthy post. On July 6, Chase Hudson dropped a bombshell tweet claiming Johnson cheated on D'Amelio multiple times.  Charli began dancing at age 3, and was a trained competitive dancer for over 10 years prior to starting TikTok. The two didn't kiss on camera, but they sure came close. Outside of social media, she made her feature film debut with a voice role in the 2020 animated film StarDog and TurboCat.  She joined the collaborative TikTok content house, The Hype House, in November 2019 alongside her sister, Dixie. By Sept. 2, D'Amelio and Johnson's relationship fell off the rails.  Following her meet-and-greet in November 2019, she and her family donated the money earned from ticket sales to a special needs fundraiser. Early life. , In regards to her rise to popularity, D'Amelio has expressed confusion.  D'Amelio starred in the music video for the Bebe Rexha single, "Baby I'm Jealous", in October 2020. The post took aim at several different TikTok couples, but Johnson still felt the need to defend himself. , D'Amelio first began posting on TikTok on March 30, 2019 with a lip-syncing video alongside her friend. The fan post included photos of the pair getting super flirty, and it was the closest thing to a confirmation of their relationship fans had received at that point. , D'Amelio has frequently been referred to as TikTok's biggest star. Still, Johnson hasn't said anything negative about her ex's new relationship (at least not on social media), so hopefully he's just silently supporting from afar. On March 9, D'Amelio tagged Johnson in an Instagram post that showed her recovering from having her wisdom teeth taken out.  In a July 2020 interview with Dixie, it was confirmed that Industrial Media was producing a reality show of the D'Amelio family. On Feb. 26, Johnson uploaded a super flirty TikTok video that revealed how close he and D'Amelio were.  Dunkin' Donuts created a limited-time menu drink dedicated to D'Amelio and based on her "go-to" order called "The Charli" in September 2020. As posted by TikTokroom, Dixie responded to at least two comments saying similar things. xQc falls into the same category as Tim, having made his name as a professional Overwatch player and one of Twitch’s top streamers on mouse and keyboard — and clearly doesn’t have the highest opinion of controller players. Heidi D’Amelio is an American photographer and social media personality who is the matriarch of the D’Amelio family of social media stars. Their breakup became the chatter of TikTok users everywhere, especially when she started dating his friend Noah Beck just two months later. In CoD alone, we see players like Nick ‘NICKMERCS’ Kolcheff stick to his controller roots, while his oft-teammate Tim ‘TimTheTatman’ Betar prefers to play on mouse and keyboard. , D'Amelio has stated that she suffers from an eating disorder. The mouse and keyboard versus controller debate is one that will likely last forever, but Felix ‘xQc’ Lengyel had a rude awakening when discussing how “easy” playing Call of Duty on controller is. Obviously xQc won’t be that upset about it, but he might think twice before he makes comments like that about controller players again. I speak for everyone when I say that nobody cares," he wrote. Either way, it looks like D'Amelio and Beck are going strong. October 2020: D'Amelio & Beck Can't Hide Their Relationship Any Longer. D'Amelio has since become more vocal about her newfound romance with Beck, but the three stars' social media exchanges tell the story best. She quickly amassed a large following and subsequently became the most-followed creator on the app, surpassing Loren Gray.  Taylor Lorenz of The New York Times called D'Amelio the "reigning queen" of TikTok. While playing through the new Black Ops Cold War campaign on a controller, xQc explains why quickscoping on a controller isn’t that impressive, but it quickly comes back to bite him. It’s a glitch.”. Obviously, it all comes down to personal preference. ", July 2020: Beck Appears on D'Amelio's TikTok Page.