Who is Riley Lewis?
Riley Lewis is an American actress, TikTok star, YouTuber, and social media influencer. After gaining initial fame on various platforms of social media, she is now working towards establishing herself as an actress and has appeared in Brat Network’s web series ‘Chicken Girls’. A native of Arizona, she originally became popular through her videos on TikTok, which, at the time, was known as musical.ly. She subsequently created accounts and posted content on other social media platforms as well. Lewis made her acting debut in 2017 in ‘Chicken Girls’, portraying a character named Quinn. Since then, she has also appeared in ‘Chicken Girls: The Movie’ and ‘Brat Chat’.
Riley Lewis began her journey to social media stardom on TikTok. Using innovative camera movements and props, she made her lip-syncing performances entertaining. It did not take her long to accumulate an audience. She is presently a crowned user with over 480 thousand fans and more than seven million hearts. Each of her videos on the platform receives thousands of hearts. Some of the musicians and singers whose music and songs she has performed to are Dylan Hyde, Justin Bieber, Andy Grammer, Halsey, Jacob Sartorius, and Maggie Lindemann. Besides conventional TikTok videos, she also posts comedy sketches, short vlogs, and announcement videos.
The oldest photograph on her Instagram page was posted in December 2014. Unlike many other influencers who use Instagram as basically yet another platform to share their content, Lewis posts photographs from her personal life. Her boyfriend, Tyler, has been appearing on her page since the beginning. Her siblings, as well as her friends, have made several appearances as well. At present, Lewis has about 360 thousand followers on the platform.
Lewis set up her YouTube channel on June 4, 2017, and posted the first video within a week. Titled ‘Summer baby food challenge Riley Lewis’, it has accumulated more than 30 thousand views to date. She predominantly makes challenge videos, Q&As, and vlogs. The most watched video on her channel is ‘This or That | Riley Lewis’, with more than 2 million views. At present, she has over 250 thousand subscribers and more than 13 million views. She is also active on Twitter and has accumulated over 23 thousand followers to date.
In 2017, Lewis debuted as an actress with Brat Network’s teen comedy drama ‘Chicken Girls’. She portrays Quinn, one of the main characters in the series. Quinn is a freshman in her high school and she and Ronney (Indiana Massara) are stepsisters. Lewis reprised the role in the 2018 comedy drama ‘Chicken Girls: The Movie’.
She has also been featured in a couple of episodes of the talk show ‘Brat Chat’ (2018). She is set to portray a character named Ruby Rexlor in the upcoming short film ‘Sitting in the 80’s’.
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Riley Lewis was born on December 24, 2002, in Arizona, USA. Her mother works as a dress designer while her father is involved in the construction business. She, her brother Dakota, and sister Madison are triplets.
In 2014, when Lewis was 11 years old, she began dating fellow social media influencer Tyler Phillips, who was 12 years old at the time. Together, they used to have a channel called ‘Riley and Tyler,’ but it does not seem to exist anymore. However, they are still together in real life and often appear in each other’s social media posts.