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An inside look at the agents and managers competing to sign TikTok’s biggest stars

Charli D'Amelio.
Charli D’Amelio.

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  • TikTok is still a relative newcomer to the social-media world, but it’s quickly grown into one of the most popular video apps among creators.

  • As its stars have built massive followings, talent managers and agents from both upstart companies and legacy Hollywood talent firms are racing to sign the next generation of digital stars.

  • Business Insider looked into how different talent firms are approaching the app, and built an exclusive interactive database with 95 of the top managers and agents nabbing these creators. 

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As TikTok stars build large and loyal followings on the short-form video app, a slew of talent managers and agents from both upstart companies and legacy Hollywood talent firms are racing to sign them as clients.

The opportunity is clear for industry insiders. 

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