Born In: United States
Mya Nicole Johnson is an American content creator and social media personality. She is best known for posting dance videos on her TikTok account. In addition to being famous on TikTok, Mya Nicole Johnson is also popular on Instagram. Mya is also known for her collaborations with fellow TikTokers and is part of the famous social media group, Tha Bad Kids. Mya Nicole Johnson is credited with creating the popular Up dance which went viral on the internet after Addison Rae performed it on The Tonight Show with Jimmy Fallon.
Mya Nicole Johnson was born on December 20, 2005, in Houston, Texas, United States of America. She has a younger sister. Mya started using social media out of curiosity. As she had developed an interest in dance, she wanted to showcase her dancing skills on TikTok. Thanks to her talent, her dance videos on TikTok started gathering millions of likes in a short period of time. As of now, her TikTok account has 700K followers. Mya is also popular on Instagram where she posts interesting pictures and dance videos. Her Instagram account currently has over one million followers.
Mya Nicole Johnson’s big breakthrough came in February 2021 when she posted an original dance routine to Cardi B's popular song, Up. The dance, which was created by Mya, was performed alongside her friend and fellow dancer Chris Cotter. Although it only took her 15 minutes to create the dance steps, the video soon went viral on the internet. Subsequently, other TikTokers and dancers started mimicking the moves. Even famous influencers like Charli D'Amelio and China Anne McClain posted videos of the dance on their respective social media pages. The original video gained further popularity when it was re-posted by Cardi B on her own TikTok and Instagram pages. As of now, the original video has garnered more than eight million views on TikTok and over one million views on Instagram. When social media star Addison Rae performed various dance steps including Mya's Up dance on The Tonight Show with Jimmy Fallon, she received a lot of flak on social media for failing to mention the names of the creators of the dance that she performed on the show. Subsequently, Jimmy Fallon invited the creators to his show, stating that they deserved to have their own spotlight. Mya Nicole Johnson was also part of the show.
Mya Nicole Johnson is a gifted runner and is part of her high school track and field team. When she is not posting videos on TikTok, Mya prefers spending time with her family and friends. She also loves spending time with her mother Candice.
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