10 Instagram Famous Teens You Should Follow in 2019
Being a teenager is a struggle on its own right, but these 11 talented teens seem to have skipped the obligatory awkward phase. From dancers, to models, to YouTube stars, these are the teens you should be following on Instagram in 2019.
What she does: Youtuber, Instagram Influencer
Why you show follow her: At only 19, Olivia Jade has already accumulated 1.8M subscribers on Youtube, where she showcases bubbly makeup tutorials and ‘slice-of-life’ videos of her daily routines. The Kaia Gerber doppelgänger shares her quirky style in ‘haul’ videos of clothing she’s picked up from from brands such as Zara, Lulus and Urban Outfitters. Her equally popular Insta is filled with trendy outfits from Princess Polly and Off-White, plus images of her living that #CaliforniaGirl lifestyle.
Han Hyun Min
What he does: Model
Why you should follow him: In 2016, the bleach blonde teen was discovered by a modelling agency via Instagram when he was only 14. Hailing from mixed Korean-Nigerian descent, he is breaking barriers as the first model of African descent to walk runways in South Korea. Despite being born and raised in South Korea, “People assume I’m a foreigner. I’ve gotten used to it,” he told Al-Jazeera. His unique looks have already earned him editorials in Allure South Korea and iWomanSense. We’re hoping his popularity lands him a spot crosses over to North America soon.
What she does: Youtuber, Model
Why you should follow her: Brooks’ toned physique and lush eyebrows have spawned plenty of imitators, but none come close to her carefree je ne sais quoi. (She also happens to look like the love child of Hailey Bieber and Rosie Huntington-Whitely.) She began her ascent to internet stardom at the age of 12, posting drugstore makeup tutorials on Youtube where she has now amassed a whopping 311K subscribers. Her self-effacing videos attract comments like “SO FREAKIN EFFORTLESSLY BEAUTIFUL 😍” and “your skin looks so flawless omg.” In 2017, she was reportedy spotted dining with Scott Disick in 2017, who actually dating ANOTHER teen, Sofia Richie. (Who is technically 20, but still, yikes.)
Followers: 12.2 M
What she does: Singer
Why you should follow her: The Justin Bieber protégée began posting videos of herself singing covers of pop songs, such as Adele’s Someone Like You, on Youtube when she was only 12 years old. Less than a year later, Beer was officially ‘discovered’ when Bieber tweeted a link to her cover of Etta James’ At Last. Her sultry pop debut album, As She Pleases was released in early 2018 and her profile has only risen since then. So far, the Long Island-born beauty has a rabid social media following of 12 million and her latest music video Hurts Like Hell, featuring Cardi B’s baby daddy Offset already has 9.5 million views on Youtube.
What she does: Model, Actress
Why you should follow her: The LA-based beauty is known for posting plenty of bikini shots, and has a waist so tiny we can’t help but wonder whenever it’s been FaceTuned. The beach babe began modelling at the age of 9, doing a shoot for Elle Italy. “I walked by and 5 minutes later I was in a barn with horses getting my photograph taken, she told Naluda.com. Since then she’s appeared in Disney’s Shake It Up (2013) as well as the reality show Growing Up Supermodel (2017). Recently, the teen opened up about her own struggled with mental health, inspiring a further connection with her followers.
What she does: Model
Why you should follow her: The Bali-born beauty is essentially a tropical princess, consistently posting images of herself in lush locales. However, the tiny, tan IMG model isn’t just a pretty face – she also uses her gigantic platform to promote environmental activism, encouraging her followers to go plastic-free. She’s also thrown her support behind the Bali Animal Welfare Association nonprofit.
What she does: Model
Why you should follow her: While most 18-year-olds are still figuring out what to do with their lives, Tami Williams has already appeared in campaigns for major designers like Calvin Klein and Gucci and walked the runway for Dior, Valentino and Chanel. Oh, and she’s also appeared on the cover of Elle France. With her serious work ethic, she’s already taking over the fashion world — we can’t wait to see where she ends up in 10 years.
The Dolan Twins
What they do: Youtubers
Why you should follow them: Ethan and Grayson Dolan, identical twins from New Jersey, are Vine pranksters-turned-successful Youtubers who upload hilarious videos of themselves pulling Logan Paul-inspired stunts. In 2016, they brought home three Teen Choice Awards for Choice Web Star: Male, Choice Youtuber and Choice Comedian. In 2018 ,the twins announced they would be taking a step back from Youtube to focus on other pursuits, but their fan base remains extremely loyal.
What she does: Dancer, Actress, Model
Why you should follow her: Maddie Ziegler’s first taste of fame was in Lifetime’s reality show Dance Moms, when she was only 8 years old. But she gained the majority of her followers after appearing in Sia’s music video, Chandelier. In addition to her mad dancing skills, she’s also stunning, modelling for prestigious outlets such as Teen Vogue, Harper’s Bazaar and Nylon. She’s also friends with Millie Bobby Brown. As if.