Who is Jesse Underhill?
Jesse Underhill is an American performer, TikTok star, aspiring musician, and social media influencer. While TikTok is his main social media platform, he has garnered significant followings on YouTube, Twitter, Instagram, Snapchat, and Facebook as well. A native of Oregon, Underhill started to become active on social media around 2013 when he posted his first video on Instagram. Since then, he has emerged as one of the most influential social media stars in recent years. He has accumulated 2.5 million fans and more than 260 million hearts on TikTok. On Instagram, he has almost 600 thousand followers. Furthermore, he has a thriving YouTube channel, with 130 thousand subscribers and over two million views.
Rise to Fame
Jesse Underhill posted for the first time on his Instagram account in July 2013. It was a video of him running around and hitting his siblings. His next post was a photograph of himself from when he was a child. Over the course of the ensuing years, his Instagram page grew exponentially. During this period, he became a well-known TikTok star as well, which also contributed to the growth of his page. He currently has about 600 thousand followers on Instagram and each of his posts on the platform gets tens of thousands of views and thousands of comments.
Underhill is one of the most successful users of TikTok and had been using musical.ly before the merger between the two companies. Besides having an impressive 2.5 million fans and over 260 million hearts, he was listed at number 15 on the musical.ly leaderboard with more than 1.01 million emoji-loves on a day in November 2016. He was ranked at the top of the live.ly leaderboard as well.
After setting up his YouTube channel in September 2015, Underhill posted the first video in February 2016. Titled ‘Ice Challenge Ft. Siblings’, it features Jesse along with two of his siblings, Rachel and Aaron. The most popular video on the channel is ‘Meet My Girlfriend *secrets out*’, with over 300 thousand views.
Underhill is a featured artist in Zephan Clark’s (Zed MC) single ‘16’. He also appeared in the song’s music video which was released in January 2018.
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Jesse Underhill was born on July 1, 1998, in Hood River, Oregon and grew up alongside three brothers, Aaron, Levi, and Issac, and one sister, Rachel. Among his siblings, Levi and Rachel are active on social media. Levi (born May 26, 1995), who is about three years older than Jesse, has his own TikTok account which he uses to post lip-syncing and vlogging videos. As of 2018, he has garnered over 330 thousand fans and more than eight million hearts on the account. He has visited Playlist Live and VidCon. Rachel (born January 22, 2002) is about four years younger than Jesse and has made several appearances in his videos. She also has her own TikTok account with about 260 thousand fans and more than three million hearts.