Born In: Lafayette, Louisiana, United States
Addison Rae is an American social media star, dancer, singer, and actress. She is best known for posting dance and lip-sync videos on her popular TikTok account addisonre. In August 2020, Addison Rae was named by Forbes magazine as the highest-earning TikToker in the world. She is also one of the most-followed individuals on TikTok. Apart from being famous on TikTok, Addison Rae is also extremely popular on other social media platforms like Instagram, YouTube, and Twitter. She made her debut as a singer when she released her single Obsessed in 2021. The single peaked at number four on New Zealand Hot Singles chart and was the sixth-most trending video on YouTube on the day of its release. Addison Rae has also received nominations at prestigious ceremonies, such as People's Choice Awards, MTV Movie & TV Awards, and Kids' Choice Awards.
Also Known As: Addison Rae Easterling
father: Monty Lopez,
mother: Sheri Easterling
Born Country: United States
City: Lafayette, Louisiana
U.S. State: Louisiana
Addison Rae Easterling was born on October 6, 2000, in Lafayette, Louisiana, USA, to Sheri Easterling and Monty Lopez. She was raised in Lafayette alongside her two younger brothers, Lucas Lopez and Enzo Lopez. By the time she was six years old, Addison Rae had started dancing competitively and took part in various competitions across the country. She went to Calvary Baptist Academy where she practiced gymnastics and became part of the cheerleading team during high school.
Addison Rae was also exposed to social media at a young age as her parents have their own TikTok accounts; while her mother's account has gathered 13 million followers, her father has five million followers on TikTok. Rae started using Instagram when she was 14 years old, posting her first Instagram picture in October 2014. After graduating from high school, she went on to attend Louisiana State University where she chose to study sports broadcasting. However, she dropped out of the university and moved to Los Angeles in order to pursue a career on social media.
Addison Rae joined hands with popular TikTokers like Chase Hudson and Charli D'Amelio to form a group called The Hype House in December 2019. By now, her TikTok account had gathered more than one million followers and Rae's rapid success attracted the attention of several talent agencies, including WME which signed her in January 2020. In July 2020, Addison Rae signed an endorsement deal with American Eagle to model for the brand's AExME Back to School '20 campaign. It was the brand's first virtual photoshoot as Addison Rae posed from the comfort of her bedroom due to the Covid-19 pandemic. In July 2020, she also came up with a weekly podcast titled Mama Knows Best. The podcast, which features her mother, can be found on Spotify. In 2020, she also appeared on Larray's music video Canceled. The same year, she also voiced Marnie in the animated film Spy Cat.
Addison Rae made her debut as a singer in March 2021 when she released her single Obsessed through Sandlot Records. Although the dance-pop song was universally panned by fans and critics alike, it went on to peak at number four on New Zealand Hot Singles chart. It also featured on other popular charts, such as Canadian Hot 100, Bubbling Under Hot 100 Singles, Irish Singles Chart, and the UK Independent Singles Chart. The music video of the song became the sixth-most trending video on YouTube on the day of its release. On March 26, 2021, she was featured as a guest on The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon where she performed the song. While Taylor Swift was cited as an inspiration for Obsessed, Addison Rae identified Jennifer Lopez, Beyoncé, Katy Perry, and Britney Spears as musical influences.
Addison Rae came into prominence in 2020 when her TikTok account started gathering millions of views and fans. Her TikTok page, where she posts interesting dance and lip-sync videos, has managed to gather more than 80 million fans and over five billion likes, making her the second most-followed TikToker in the world. Her popularity on TikTok has also helped her gain followers on Instagram, YouTube, and Twitter. Her self-titled YouTube channel, which was created on August 28, 2016, has managed to accumulate more than 135 million views and over 4.5 million subscribers. Her Twitter page, which was created in August 2015, has more than 4.5 million followers. Addison Rae is also extremely popular on Instagram where she has more than 38 million followers.
Addison Rae has used her social media popularity to launch her own cosmetics line called Item Beauty which sells various products, such as moisturizers, cleansing balms, lip oil, and concealers among other makeup items. Her popularity has also landed her endorsement deals with popular brands like American Eagle, Hollister, L'Oréal, and Reebok. These endorsement deals have made her one of the highest-earning TikTok stars in the world. Thanks to her popularity, Addison Rae has also appeared on popular TV shows like Keeping up with the Kardashians and was cast to play the lead role of Padgett Sawyer in the teen romantic comedy film He's All That.
In October 2020, Addison Rae stated that she was in a relationship with fellow TikTok star Bryce Hall. In 2021, Addison Rae and Bryce Hall ended their relationship due to irreconcilable differences. Addison Rae is friends with Kourtney Kardashian and is very close to the Kardashian family. Addison Rae is also known for her philanthropic efforts; in 2020, she donated $1 million to a charity organization called No Kid Hungry. She had won $1 million as prize money after winning a Mario Tennis Aces tournament. Addison Rae is close to her family and often collaborates with her parents to produce interesting content on TikTok.
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