Date of birth: 06 Oct 2000
Place of birth: Lafayette, Louisiana, USA
Addison Rae Easterling is an American social media personality and dancer.
Addison Rae Easterling was born on October 6, 2000, to Christian couple Monty Lopez and Sheri Easterling. She was born and r...
moreaised in Lafayette, Louisiana. Rae has two younger brothers, Enzo Lopez and Lucas Lopez. Addison's parents got divorced when she was younger and they were on and off often throughout her childhood; they got remarried in 2017. Both parents also have their own presence on TikTok; Monty has 5 million followers and Sheri has 14 million followers. Addison started dancing competitively at the age of 6 where she attended competitions across the country. Before moving to Los Angeles to pursue her TikTok career, the dancer briefly attended Louisiana State University (LSU) where she studied sports broadcasting in the fall but then dropped out when her followers started blowing up on TikTok. Rae first joined TikTok in July 2019, uploading dance videos to trending songs on the platform. She has been part of the Hype House, a TikTok collaborative group, since its formation in December 2019. In just a few months, Rae gained over one million followers on TikTok and decided to leave LSU in November. "I remember that's when it changed for me," Rae told Business Insider in April 2020. “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." Rae's rapid success led her to signing with talent agency WME in January 2020, along with her parents. In July, Rae partnered with American Eagle on the brand's campaign of #AExME Back to School '20 ads as the brand did their first virtual photoshoot that encompasses Addison shots in her bedroom due to the pandemic. In that same month, Addison released a weekly podcast exclusive to Spotify with her mother called “Mama Knows Best” in July 2020 entailing topics covering their personal and career life. Addison has also launched her own cosmetics line, Item Beauty with her as the role of Chief Innovation Officer which she co-founded with beauty startup Madeby Collective where she'll be overseeing most of the products in the brand. Rae starred in He's All That, a 2021 remake of the 1999 teen comedy She's All That. Rae's role was inspired by Freddie Prinze Jr.’s character Zachary Siler from the original. Description above from the Wikipedia article Addison Rae, licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia.
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