Who is Heidi D'Amelio?
Heidi D'Amelio is an American photographer, social media personality, philanthropist, and former model. She is best known as the mother of popular social media stars and world-renowned TikTokers, Charli and Dixie D'Amelio. Heidi D'Amelio started hogging the limelight when her daughters achieved fame as TikTok stars. Charli and Dixie have credited their mother for their success on social media. Apart from encouraging her daughters, Heidi D'Amelio also manages her daughters’ social media accounts. She also plays a major role in influencing her daughters’ social media content which they eventually post on their respective pages. With millions of followers on platforms like Instagram, Heidi D'Amelio is a social media star in her own right. A fitness and health enthusiast, Heidi looks way younger for her age and often gets mistaken as Charli and Dixie’s older sister!
Rise to Fame
Heidi D'Amelio started hogging the limelight when her daughters Charli and Dixie D'Amelio achieved popularity on social media. Ever since becoming famous, Charli and Dixie have credited their mother for their success. Heidi’s contribution towards her daughters’ social media fame has been immense. Apart from overseeing their busy schedules, she also plays an influential role in deciding her daughters’ social media content. Over the years, Charli and Dixie’s popularity has helped Heidi gain followers on her social media accounts as well. Her Instagram page, where she posts interesting pictures and video clips pertaining to her personal life, has managed to gather more than two million followers. Her Twitter page, which was created in December 2019, has collected over 575k followers. She also appears frequently on her family’s YouTube channel The D'Amelio Family. Some of the videos featuring her, such as Coke & Mentos With Salem Ilese, Our First Mystery Guest Dinner with the D'Amelios, We Fostered Three Puppies, Who's Most Likely, and Things Really Got Out of Control, have garnered millions of views each. Heidi is also popular on TikTok where she has more than nine million fans.
Heidi D'Amelio also hosts a podcast along with her husband Marc D'Amelio. The podcast, which is titled The Other D'Amelios, can be found on platforms like Spotify, Apple Podcasts, Amazon Music, and Google Podcasts. In the podcast, Heidi D'Amelio and her husband talk about raising their famous daughters and how they manage to keep the family together during difficult times. Heidi has also been featured on Shayna and Tracey's podcast Band of Mothers. She is currently working on producing a family reality TV series similar to Keeping Up With the Kardashians. The series, which will focus on D'Amelio family’s personal life, is expected to be aired on Hulu.
A multi-talented individual, Heidi D'Amelio uses her popularity to sell clothes and accessories on Evereve. Heidi also uses her popularity to raise money for causes, such as Stand Up to Cancer. In December 2020, she raised money for victims of Hurricanes Laura and Zeta. In June 2021, she took part in Celebrity Family Feud along with her family and competed against Jojo Siwa's team to raise money for Stand Up to Cancer.
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Family & Personal Life
Heidi D'Amelio was born Heidi O'Brian on January 4, 1972, in Lafayette, Louisiana, United States of America. She grew up alongside her sisters and attended a local school. She developed an interest in photography and modeling and started working towards establishing a career as a model.
She got married to Marc D'Amelio on May 13, 2000. The couple was blessed with their first daughter Dixie D'Amelio on August 12, 2001. On May 1, 2004, their second daughter Charli D'Amelio was born. Heidi D'Amelio is a fitness and health enthusiast. She loves working out at the gym and maintains a plant-based diet to look young and healthy. One of her favorite pastimes is driving around the city with her family.