Many creators initially grew a following on TikTok from short, 30-second lip syncing, dancing, and challenge videos.Here were the rising stars on TikTok in 2o19, according to Famous Birthdays:Addison Rae Easterling has 88 million followers. Her rise in popularity began in September after her lip syncing and dancing videos took over TikTok.Charli D'Amelio has 150 million followers. D'Amelio quickly gained a following for her viral dance trends and choreography, like the TikTok dance Renegade. TikTok then skyrocketed in popularity in 2020, partially due to stay-at-home orders. The app's For You Page was no longer filled with Gen-Z dancers. Instead, comedy videos, skincare, and book reviews took hold of users.Here were the rising stars on TikTok in 2o20, according to Famous Birthdays:Nessa Barrett has 19.8 million followers. Now a musician, Barrett rose to fame by posting lip-syncing videos.Duke Depp has 4 million followers. He rose to fame by creating videos impersonating Willy Wonka.Bella Poarch has 92 million followers. She rose to fame in just a few short months after a video of her lip syncing to the song M to the B went viral.In 2021, Emily Mariko posted a video to TikTok making a recipe with leftover salmon, which quickly became a viral food trend. That simple recipe helped her become one of the top creators that year.Here were the rising stars on TikTok in 2o21, according to Famous Birthdays:Khaby Lame has 155 million followers. Lame is a Senegalese-Italian creator who is based in Italy and does reaction videos. His following has grown rapidly over the years, leading him to become the most popular creator on TikTok. Emily Mariko has 12 million followers. She rocketed to stardom from her cooking videos, and gained over 7 million followers within just three months.Kagiris Twins has 18 million followers. These twin sisters are known for choreographing dances and lip-syncing videos.Over the last few months, 22-year-old Alix Earle rose to fame and quickly became TikTok's newest it girl.Here were the rising stars on TikTok in 2o22, according to Famous Birthdays:Whitney Wren has 1.8 million followers. She gained a following by posting dance videos and relatable videos with friends.Skyy Jade has 5.4 million followers. He is known for his comedy videos, skits, and lip syncing.Alix Earle has 4.7 million followers. She is a college student at the University of Miami who rose to fame by posting get-ready-with-me selfie videos almost every day.Keith Lee has 10.9 million followers. Lee has quickly become a viral TikTok sensation, known for his comedy videos, food reviews, and storytimes.