TikTok isn’t just for GenZ and Millennials… bring on the seniors! TikTok has over 100 million active users in the U.S., with 11 million of that being people over the age of 50. Some of these senior TikTokers have created their own accounts, while others are in collaboration with one of their grandchildren.
So why are seniors on TikTok? The same reason everyone else is … entertainment and connection! Plenty of seniors are gaining a following of “grandchildren” and getting fun opportunities (like a cookbook deal) and other brand deals, just like the younger generation.
If you’d like to find some fun, entertaining seniors on TikTok, we’ve got a list of 10 popular senior accounts to follow!
Lillian Droniak aka Grandma Lill (or Grandma Droniak) on TikTok has gained a following of 3.5 million followers. This 91-year-old grandma created YouTube videos with her grandson, who also started her TikTok for her (although they’re not active there anymore).
This granddaughter and grandma duo, Kim and Grandma Gail, share videos with their 172,000 followers on TikTok, on topics like rating celebrities, fashion and quizzing each other. The account name is @excusemygrandma.
Momy Emma has 130,000 followers on TikTok and shares funny dancing videos. She also shows herself trying different products and foods. Her content has more than 2 million likes.
With 2 million followers, Jenny Krupa aka J-Dog, shares fun videos and even branded videos like this one with DoorDash. Her grandson helps her run her account and they make videos at her senior living home.
This grandma of eight, who has 1.4 million followers, just got a cookbook deal! She loves sharing her wisdom as well as her family’s traditional recipes.
Grandpa Jordan shares funny videos as he “stays with the times” and has almost 82,000 followers. He even includes his wife in some of his videos.
With 2.2 million followers, 79-year-old Grandpa Chan is a TikTok star. He and his wife started their TikTok to connect with their four grandchildren. It looks like they gained another 2-plus million grandchildren to share with!
Last but certainly not least, Grandad Joe shows up on TikTok for his almost 5 million followers. He creates family-friendly content, keeping his gigantic audience laughing and smiling along the way.
While some may think that TikTok is only for dancing teenagers, seniors are proving that wrong by taking over our FYP. These 10 grandmas and grandpas are the perfect senior TikTokers to follow or work with.