TikTok Influencer Dixie D’Amelio on Her Famous Sister Charli: ‘I Don’t Want to Do What She’s Doing’

by Jeremy Spirogis
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While Charli D’Amelio could also be often called “queen of TikTok,” Dixie D’Amelio, Charli’s older sister, shouldn’t be precisely in Charli’s shadow. Dixie D’Amelio has paved her personal path on TikTok. The 18-year-old social media star confirmed in latest interviews that she needs to do her personal factor, quite than copy her TikTok-famous sister.

Dixie D’Amelio is dealing with her personal profession path at age 18

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Charli D’Amelio and Dixie D’Amelio on the Z100’s iHeartRadio Jingle Ball 2019 | STEVEN FERDMAN/AFP through Getty Images

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In a latest interview with Insider, Dixie D’Amelio described how she discovered her solution to TikTok fame. She says it was completely unintentional.

“I was just watching [TikTok] like everyone else,” she stated. The publication continued on the short turnaround:

Within just some months, she would turn into one of the well-known youngsters on the web and her youthful sister, Charli, would star in a Super Bowl business and turn into the most-followed TikTok account … on the short-form video app.

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Addison Rae, Dixie D’Amelio, and Charli D’Amelio on the 2020 State Farm All-Star Saturday Night at United Center in Chicago, Illinois | Kevin Mazur/Getty Images

While Charli D’Amelio is a aggressive dancer — and plenty of of her viral movies function the 16-year-old dancing — Dixie is doing one thing totally different.

“I just try to show my personality, because I’m not a dancer, and a big portion of [TikTok] is dancing,” D’Amelio advised Insider. She went on about her youthful sister:

And additionally, Charli and I are two totally different folks, and we’ve all the time tried to by no means be in competitors. I don’t need to do what she’s doing. I don’t need to be a dancer, as a result of that’s her factor and I’ve my factor.

Dixie D’Amelio was into singing and performing earlier than TikTok

18-year-old D’Amelio has totally different pursuits. For instance, theater. Insider reported that by way of college and group productions, Dixie appeared in over 20 performs or musicals — “together with The Little Mermaid, Cinderella, and Aladdin.” Throughout her childhood, the long run TikTok celeb additionally took voice classes. D’Amelio advised the publication:

I’ve achieved theater all my life, so being concerned in performing and singing is so thrilling, as a result of I’m lastly getting the chance the place I can present issues that I’m occupied with, however to an viewers who needs to see it, which is simply so humbling. I’m so grateful for it.

Dixie finally moved on to sports activities, “running track and playing field hockey in high school.”

However, D’Amelio hasn’t stopped performing; she not too long ago was forged on a YouTube present from Brat TV referred to as Attaway General.

The TikTok star has totally different goals than her sister, Charli D’Amelio

“Being able to do comedy, or skits, or just talking on TikTok is kind of my lane and where I stay,” Dixie D’Amelio defined about her content material.

While the D’Amelio sisters usually post movies collectively, “Dixie and Charli are both actively working to cultivate their own brands.”

For instance, when the D’Amelios had the possibility to speak to Jennifer Lopez “during the Super Bowl in February, D’Amelio said she tried not to ‘get involved’ and ‘let [Charli] do her own thing.’”

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Charli D’Amelio, Dixie D’Amelio, Heidi D’Amelio, and Marc D’Amelio attend the ninth Annual NFL Honors in February 2020 | Jeff Kravitz/FilmMagic

The TikTok creators now have their very own sponsorships, too. As Insider identified, not too long ago, the “skincare company Dermalogica named D’Amelio an ambassador for the Clear Start product line.”

“TikTok is an app where people love personalities and being original,” D’Amelio advised the publication. Certainly, Dixie D’Amelio is placing within the effort to be authentic — to face out from her well-known sister, but in addition simply to be herself.

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