Addison Rae Easterling (Born: October 6, 2000) is a social media influencer and TikTok star with over 65 million followers and counting. Her account is the second-most followed on TikTok, with the number one spot well within her reach. In fact, Addison Rae was named the highest-earning TikTok star by Forbes in August 2020.
Addison Rae Early Beginnings
The buxom star started out with humble beginnings, as Addison Rae was born in Lafayette, Louisiana. She is the oldest of three, with two younger brothers. Their names are Enzo and Lucas Easterling.
Her parents are Monty Lopez and Sheri Easterling. They also have TikTok accounts. It’s to be said that entertainment runs in the family. So, I’m sure we’ll be seeing TikTok accounts and Famousss profiles for the Easterling boys soon!
Addison Rae Dancing
Although she was the oldest of three, Addison Rae was a very active child, running around and dancing. She had no problem keeping up with her younger brothers!
Immediately, her parents got her involved in a dance school to get some of that energy out. Little did they know that they were manufacturing a viral sensation!
By six-years-old, Addison was already taking her act on the road. Her family enrolled her in dancing competitions throughout the country. She crushed competitors left and right.
Her dance practices would coincide with gymnastics. Addison used these classes as an opportunity to create better body balance, improved posture, and a more regimented mind frame. It gave her the grace and support needed to pull off the dance moves that would make her rich and Famousss.
Addison Rae College Life
As a child, Addison Rae attended Calvary Baptist Academy. This establishment is a co-educational private school in Shreveport, Louisiana.
Addison had a passion for dancing. However, she never thought of it as a viable career, unless you end up on Dancing with the Stars. So, she pursued her studies in communications.
Upon graduation, Addison Rae enrolled in Louisiana State University. She planned on specializing in sports broadcasting. Her dream was to become an on-air talent for sporting events.
Around this time, TikTok would come out. The Easterling family knew they were onto something with Addison Rae. So, Addison Rae launched a TikTok account. The rest was history, and the Easterling family never looked back again.
Addison Rae Joins TikTok
Addison jumped onto TikTok a couple of years after the social media phenom took over Musical.ly. When Addison Rae made her TikTok debut in July 2019, she was going up again established competition who had already made a following on Musical.ly.
Not to mention, there had already been a wave of newbies who signed up for this type of social media platform for the first time ever with the launch of TikTok. Essentially, Addison Rae was doing the same thing. It’s just that those other TikTok newbies now had about two years of experience on the burgeoning star!
Addison Rae Joins The Hype House
Addison’s spunky personality and flawless lip-synchs earned her almost immediate notoriety. Within a few months, Addison Rae already had almost a million followers.
Once she surpassed that milestone in October 2019, she was contacted by The Hype House. At the time, the content curators were in their beginning stages of creating a production studio.
They were looking to add to their group, which they did in November 2019 when Charli D’Amelio had a short stay in the pad.
As Addison explained in an interview with Business Insider,
I remember that’s when it changed for me (hitting one million followers on TikTok). I knew I wanted to take it more seriously and expand it to other platforms. I uploaded a video to YouTube and got really active on Instagram.”
In December 2019, Addison Rae hopped on board with The Hype House. She moved to Los Angeles to become a full-time TikTok content creator. They now create hours of videos, and have a war with Bryce Hall and crew.
Addison Rae Signs with WME
Immediately, Addison Rae became one of the fast-rising internet sensations of all-time. She caught the eye of so many talent scouts and management agencies.
After talking to many suitors, Addison Rae decided WME was the best fit for her brand. Perhaps, it might be the fact that they also signed her parents to a deal? That just shows the great lengths companies will go to procure this hot star.
Addison Rae Promotional Deals
With WME’s support, Addison Rae was thrust out into media campaigns everywhere. She earned coveted spots with some of the world’s most premier brands.
In July 2020, Addison Rae modeled for American Eagles’ back-to-school campaign.
Shortly after, she struck an exclusive deal with Spotify. Now, Addison Rae hosts a podcast with her mother. The name of the Spotify-exclusive show is Mama Knows Best.
Her YouTube page also brings in a lot of money. She’s had guest stars such as Kourtney Kardashian and James Charles.
Addison Rae Cosmetics
Addison Rae has also landed deals with Reebok, L’Oreal, and Hollister. These high-ticketed contracts helped her go from five figures to nine figures in less than a year. They also inspired her to start her own cosmetics line.
Additionally, Addison Rae is venturing into the cosmetics sphere. She partnered with the beauty startup Madeby Collective. The two brands collaborated to produce a cosmetics line known as Item Beauty.
Addison Rae He’s All That
As is the world today, there is going to be a remake, sequel-like movie to the 1999 cult classic She’s All That starring Rachael Leigh Cook and Freddie Prinze, Jr. Except that these stars won’t be in it. Oh, and it’s going to be called He’s All That.
The roles are going to be reversed here. Addison Rae is going to be the hottie (Freddie Prinze, Jr.), who unwillingly falls in love with the geek (Rachael Leigh Cook).
Addison also voiced the lead character in the movie Spy Cat. In this animated film, she played Marnie. It came out September 11, 2019, to mediocre to satisfactory reviews.
Addison Rae Net Worth
If anyone knows how to make a million or so overnight, it’s Addison “Make it Rain” Rae. From the start of 2020 until August, she already earned $5 million. Hey, gotta spend money to make money. So, miss Addison Rae has about $2 million, give or take some change.
That’s not some bad cheddar for a girl who just moved to LA in December 2019. She was very smart to do that before the pandemic hit big. Otherwise, she would’ve been stuck in Louisiana!