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Tiktok’s Discovery List of Top Creators of 2022

by Izel Abanilla

SINCE its inception in 2016, video sharing and social networking app Tiktok has skyrocketed to global popularity. With about two billion downloads and over 800 million active users worldwide, it now competes head to head against other social media apps that have been in the market for a far longer time.

And so with its rise to fame, users and content creators have leveled if not switched their exposure to Tiktok for a faster and more infectious reach. Because of this content creators too become online superstars on a global scale. 

Tiktok has come up with its Discover List which spotlights content creators who are making rounds in the global scale as well as making a positive impact both on and off the platform. It is divided into changemakers, foodies, icons, innovators and originators. 

Read on to meet The Discover List 2022’s Tiktok Creators of 2022:


They are the ones who speak out and advocate for a cause. They use their Tiktok influence to send a message in the hopes of pushing for a radical change. 

Making it to the list are: 

  1. @alitasnim (Tasnim Ali, Rome, Italy) 
  2. @aurikatariina (Auri Kananen, Finland)
  3. @dylanmulvaney (Dylan James Mulvaney, California, USA) 
  4. @hunterprosper (Hunter Prosper, Pennsylvania, USA) 
  5. @iben_ma (Iben MA,Tangerang, Indonesia) 
  6. @lima (Osito Lima, Lima, Peru) 
  7. @mndiaye_97 (Mamadou Ndiaye, New Jersey, USA) 
  8. @naomiheartsxo (Naomi Hearts, California, USA) 
  9. @ohkairyn (Kairyn Potts,Toronto, Canada) 
  10. @sciencewithana (Ana Laura Pacheco, Sinaloa, Mexico)


They make the food experience just a whole lot more fun. They teach their followers incredible new recipes, hacks, presentations and just about anything food. They all practically offer a creative spin to the gastronomic fun. 

  1. @abir.sag (Abir El Saghir, West Bekaa, Lebanon)
  2. @bayashi.tiktok (Bayashi, Japan)
  3. @cookingwithshereen (Shereen Pavlides, New Jersey, USA)
  4. @daenskitchen (Daen Kelly, Melbourne, Australia)
  5. @dimsthemeatguy  (Dimas Ramadhan Pangestu, Jakarta, Indonesia)
  6. @himynameispriya (Priya Sharma, Sydney, Australia)
  7. @mariandcandicee (Mari Monet & Candice Danae, Georgia, USA)
  8. @patriciocarvalho21 (Patricio Carvalho, Brasília, DF, Brazil)
  9. @samofrais (Samo Frais, Texas, USA)
  10. @sxmplyNi (Nigel Kabvina, Manchester, United Kingdom)


They set the trends. They make the viral content that Tiktokers sweep through their For You feeds. Because of their contents, they make way for other creators to make a name out of their content. 

1. @artbydemarcusshawn (DeMarcus Montgomery, Illinois, USA)

2. @drewafualo (Drew Afualo, California, USA)

3. @fabiola.baglieri (Fabiola Baglieri, Milan, Italy)

4. @fannita (Fannita Leggett, California, USA)

5. @francis.bourgeois (Francis Bourgeois, London, United Kingdom)

6. @jimmyjan (Jimmy Jan, Newcastle, Australia)

7. @linhbarbie (Linh Barbie, Thu Duc City, Vietnam)

8. @nicholas_flannery (Nicholas Flannery, California, USA)

9. @ox_zung (WonJeong, Seoul, Korea)

10. @sejsejlija (Cecilia Blomdahl, Svalbard, Norway)


From the word itself, innovators provide a unique twist to most things normal. They are not afraid to try something new to inspire people both in and out of Tiktok to try something new. 

  1. @adrianbliss  (Adrian Bliss, London, United Kingdom)
  2. @carolineklidonas (Caroline Klidonas, California, USA)
  3. @jarredjermaine (Jarred Jermaine, California, USA)
  4. @justthenobodys (Ryan Omoto & Daniel Omoto, California, USA)
  5. @shahirazlan (Shahira Azlan, Pahang, Malaysia)
  6. @thefashioncouple (Sir Bucks & Janina, Frankfurt, Germany)
  7. @tra.dang.904 (Tra Dang, Hai Phong City, Vietnam)
  8. @vikabren.art (Vika Bren, Israel)
  9. @youneszarou (Younes Zarou, Germany)
  10. @zono.sann (Zonosann, Tokyo, Japan)


These are the creators who invent things that eventually become viral. They start viral dances, sounds, memes and more. Simply put, they make content that’s basically #ForYou. 

  1. @.janmahavan (Jan Trejo, Mexico)
  2. @aidafi3 (Aida Fitri, Banda Aceh, Indonesia)
  3. @arri.arii (Ariana Taylor, New York, USA)
  4. @avemoves (Avemoves, Bremerhaven, Germany)
  5. @davidvooo (David Vu, Oslo, Norway)
  6. @icymahree (Amahree Carwise, South Carolina, USA)
  7. @meicrosoft (Mei Pang, Toronto, Canada)
  8. @nianaguerrero (Niana Guerrero, Manila, Philippines)
  9. @poppycooks (Poppy O’Toole, Birmingham, United Kingdom)
  10. @prettyaxme (Prettyaxme, Texas, USA)


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