This dashingly handsome 17-year-old TikTok superstar became an internet sensation in 2017. His comedic chops and spot-on lip-synchs is what drew many fans to Payton Moormeier. Now, the brown-haired, brown-eyed star is winning the world over with original music, including his April 2020 release of Love Letter.
Payton Moormeier’s Net Worth
Payton Moormeier is still fairly new to the Famousss scene. He hasn’t had much time to rake in the dough. However, he Payton Moormeier has a net worth of $600,000. He isn’t hurting for cash and has plenty of more to make.
With a height of 5’8,” a great set of wavy brown hair, and a talented voice, he is already starting to earn the label of a teen heartthrob.
Many are attracted to his bad-boy persona. Payton is known to rock old school band T-shirts, like when he donned Led Zepplin for one of his TikToks.
He earns most of his income as a featured TikTok star under the handle of @payton. As of January 2021, Payton Moormeier has over 13.5 million followers.
One of his biggest successes on TikTok was re-recording “Wavy” by Ty Dollar $ign. Many influencers, including Loren Gray, have redone the Payton version. Loren Gray and Luna Blaise got down to Payton’s rendition in a video that almost got one million views!
With his successful remixes and lip-synchs, Payton Moormeier has launched his own music career. Payton releases new singles regularly on his official YouTube channel.
As he explained,
“Music’s a huge part of my life. I started to get into music when I was 9 years old and I fell in love with it ever since then.”
So, far he has:
In an interview with Entertainment Tonight, Payton explained.
“I’ll just be, like, driving and [an idea] will just hit,” he explained. “I like being more vulnerable in my songs just because I’ll get those people that are going through the same thing that I am, that can relate to my music and, like, actually listen to it with a purpose.”
Payton Moormeier also has an official Shopify page. The PYTN store has a bunch of hoodies, T-shirts, and hats. Most of the merch has a dark persona.
They’re mostly black in nature with red devils, hearts, and flowers to accentuate. All of his merch definitely fits in with his brand aesthetic. This star is going to be here for the long haul!
Payton Moormeier’s Early Life and Family
Payton Moormeier had a strong upbringing with a solid family foundation. The Christian-based family lived in St. Marys, Georgia, where Payton was born. He also has a sister named Faith.
Faith also has a TikTok. Her handle is @iitsfaith. Faith Moormeier has 860k followers.
Payton Moormeier was born on July 28, 2003. He was immediately drawn to entertainment. The future star would always sing along with the radio or dance to YouTube videos.
Eventually, he would beg his mom, Joanne, to let him take acting lessons. He got involved in acting at school. All of this would prepare the star for a life in front of the camera as social media apps grew in popularity.
Payton Moormeier’s Rise to Fame
Payton got into social media with Musical.ly. This social media platform got him exposed to millions of viewers at a young age. He even got invited to Playlist Live twice!
He also signed up for TikTok in late 2016. On April 29, 2017, Payton’s @Payton TikTok profile became verified. By November 2017, TikTok acquired Musical.ly.
Immediately, TikTok put emphasis on this star. They started featuring his videos prominently. The rise in followers pushed Payton to create more content.
Payton joined the TikTok collaborative known as Junior Elite. It was clear that Payton was destined for bigger things than at @JuniorElite. By the end of summer 2017, he was flying solo.
To this day, Payton still collaborates with other TikTok stars. He is known to make content with:
- Anthony Reeves
- Jaden Hossler
- Avani Gregg
With his growing popularity, Payton decided to create more IG Live content. His @paytonmoormeier account has 4.7 million followers as of January 2021. Here, he posts more long-form content. He’ll vlog, shares parts of his day, or give sneak peeks on the new music he is working on.
Payton Moormeier’s Relationships
It is believed that Payton Moormeier is single. However, he posted a TikTok on an airplane on January 22, 2021, with the caption:”
fly¡ng coast to coast. miss my girlfriend. but i’ll surv!ve.”
All of his TikTok videos seem platonic. He even features stars like Dylan with Dylan’s girlfriend. In the video, the Alalfa song from The Little Rascals is playing. Dylan is sharing PDA with his girlfriend. Payton watches on, looking and sad and lonely.
This content implies he wishes he were in a relationship. If that’s true, Payton shouldn’t have trouble filling the role! Many girls would give anything to be this star’s girlfriend.
Payton Moormeier Rumors and Controversies
So far, Payton has no real drama. There was one hoax going around about his death that even Distractify picked up on.
The rumor was that Payton Moormeier died in a car accident. At this time, Payton was documenting a road trip to TikTok headquarters. So, he was most certainly alive. His only answer to this controversy was, “Yo…wtf is this?”
Other Notable Facts About Payton Moormeier
Payton loves to take part in challenges. He competed in the 2019 Wall of Fame Challenge against Tayson Madkour and Jaden Hossler.
Payton Moormeier was one of the headliners for 2019 VidCon. The event was picked up by The Atlantic.
The news outlet covered how disappointed the many fans in attendance were. Lines were long, and the content creators rushed each interaction with their fans.
However, the newspaper said that Payton was one of the best attractions.
The Atlantic noted,
“Wherever TikTok stars go, they are surrounded by fans. Yesterday evening, an ever-replenishing stream of teenage girls inundated Joe Waud, a 16-year-old with 1.1 million followers on the platform, and Payton Moormeier (15; 3.3 million followers) with requests, and Waud and Moormeier happily obliged. They talked to fans’ mothers, took selfies, signed notebooks, posed for videos, and recorded skits for fans’ personal Instagram and Snapchat accounts.”
He’s pretty smart to charm the kids and their moms. That means we’ll be seeing Payton Moormeier as Famousss for decades to come!