Cody Orlove is a Musical.ly (now known as TikTok) star, who gained fame after posting karaoke covers of popular songs on the app. He is also gaining popularity on YouTube since starting his YouTube channels in collaboration with his girlfriend and fellow Instagram and TikTok sensation Zoe LaVerne. Although Cody started his TikTok career alone, his popularity catapulted to a different level since teaming up with Zoe. The couple, famous as ‘Zody’ has posted several TikTok covers together. Some of the popular karaoke covers of Cody are songs like ‘This Side of Paradise’ by Coyote Theory and ‘Say Something’ by A Great Big World and Christina Aguilera. Many of his TikTok videos are choreographed performances, especially featuring the now famous ‘Fortnite’ dance. Both of his YouTube channels feature videos which are either pranks or vlogs on his relationship with his girlfriend, like ‘Hickey Prank On My Girlfriend! (Gone So Wrong) ft. Zoe Laverne and Cody Orlove!’. Cody has also performed live on the ‘Summer of Boys’ tour.
Career & Musical.ly Fame
Cody Orlove started his social media career with the live streaming website YouNow. Quickly becoming popular for his boyish good looks he started uploading lifestyle content and short clips on his Instagram account as well. More and more young fans started following him on social media and he ventured into TikTok. This was his best career move to date. His passion for covering songs combined with his dance skills gained the attention of almost 100k subscribers within months.
Around this time, Zoe LaVerne who was an Instagram star herself and who herself was on TikTok decided to follow Cody. She sent him a message wishing him luck and hoping he reaches the 100k mark. He decided to follow her back and the young duo became friends quickly. The friendship soon turned into a relationship and both their fan bases comprising of youngsters and teenagers went crazy. Their popularity grew and they soon started collaborating on each other’s videos.
Consequently, this was a great boost for their careers. The cute couple’s TikTok collaborations eventually led to Cody gaining over 1.9 million and Zoe getting more than 3.4 followers on TikTok.
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'Boys of Summer' Live Tour
Although Cody’s primary focus has been on TikTok, the young star has taken his act on the road recently. The live performance and meet-up tour named ‘Boys of Summer’ started in July 2018. Appearing alongside the likes of other social media stars like Alex Guzman, Desiree Montoya, Zoe LaVerne, Chase Keith, Dylan Conrique and many others, the tour has been a success so far. Fans of the couple Zoe and Cody, or ‘Zody’ were delighted to meet them.
Not merely satisfied with the TikTok success, Cody branched out to YouTube as well. His solo channel named ‘C A O’ which has over 112k subscribers, has only seven videos. Yet, ‘Chapstick Challenge With Zoe LaVerne! (Too Crazy)’ is the most popular video on the channel with over 1.4 million views. He also posts prank videos like ‘We Can't See Each Other Anymore. Prank On Girlfriend! (ft. Zoe Laverne and Cody Orlove)’ in which he pretends to miss the bus to go see his girlfriend. The video was liked a lot by fans of ‘Zody’.
On March 25, 2018, Cody created a second channel named ‘Cody & Zoe’ in collaboration with his girlfriend. The channel’s popularity has been astounding as since its inception it has already garnered more than 612k subscribers. The first video ‘Zoe Laverne And Cody Orlove (Q&A) How I Asked Her Out, And How We First Kissed!’ was liked immensely by their fans.
The channel also features vlogs about their daily lives, their struggles as a long distance couple, and funny prank videos. ‘Cheating Prank On My Girlfriend With My Ex! (Gone Wrong)’, ‘I Said My Ex's Name In My Sleep! (Prank On Boyfriend!)’, and ‘Cheating On My Boyfriend Prank! "He Got So Mad"’ are some of the most popular videos on the channel gaining millions of views.
Cody Orlove was born on August 17, 2001, in Chicago, Illinois, USA. He is very close to his family and they are supportive of his career. He has a sister named Alexa and a brother named Anthony. He has been in a long distance relationship with TikTok and Instagram star, Zoe LaVerne, since November 2017.