Since TikTok’s launch in 2016, there are a number of popular videos that reached over 100 million views.
These videos range from dancing, to skits, animals, and more.
However, there are only 3 videos that reached 1 billion views.
Reaching 1 billion views is not an easy feat because the video must be shown on every country’s “For You” page.
TikTok has more than 3 billion downloads and 1 billion monthly active users.
This means that 1 out of 3 users must have seen the video before.
This list contains the top 10 most viewed TikTok videos (in ascending order).
- Time warp scan by Billie Eilish
- Side-view mirror by Khaby Lame
- Laughing baby by Daexo
- Caution wet paint by Zach King
- M to the B by Bella Poarch
- Best hiding spot by Zach King
- Magic glass by Zach King
- Christmas party by James Charles
- Magic broomstick by Zach King
- auut (black screen)
10. Time warp scan by Billie Eilish – 356 million views
Billie Eilish is an American singer and songwriter.
The first video that she ever posted on TikTok, “TimeWarpScan” reached over 356 million views.
This puts her in the 10th spot on the list.
In addition, the video has over 39 million likes, which makes it one of the most-liked videos on TikTok.
9. Side-view mirror by Khaby Lame – 352 million views
Khabane Lame, also known as Khaby, is a Senegalese-born TikToker.
He is known for his candid responses to over-complicated life hacks on TikTok.
Khaby is currently the most-followed TikToker with over 155 million followers.
His most viewed TikTok video provides a simplified tutorial on looking outside of the car.
8. Laughing baby by Daexo – 398 million views
Daexo is an account dedicated to a baby.
The account is run by Dae Warner, who is based in Annapolis, MD.
Her most popular video is a video of her baby laughing.
The video has over 398 million views, which puts it in the 8th spot on the list.
7. Caution wet paint by Zach King – 660 million views
Zach King is one of the most well-known figures on the internet.
His videos contain optical illusions, magic, and edits.
Zach’s “Caution wet paint” video is an optical illusion of a passageway.
The video is also a perfect loop that you can watch on repeat.
6. M to the B by Bella Poarch – 750 million views
Bella Poarch is a TikToker and a singer born in the Philippines.
She rose to fame after her “M to the B” video that was uploaded on 18 October 2020.
The video is of her bopping her head to the beat.
It is also the most-liked video on TikTok with over 61.2 million likes.
5. Best hiding spot by Zach King – 954 million views
Number 5 on the list is another video by Zach King.
The video is titled “This is the best hiding spot ever”.
It showcases Zach hiding inside a mirror.
The video has over 954 million views and 9 million likes.
4. Magic glass by Zach King – 966 million views
Zach King is taking over the list with another video titled, “Do you see the glass as half full or half empty?”.
“Is the glass half empty or half full?” is a proverbial phrase that is used to indicate if a person is an optimist or a pessimist.
The video had an unexpected twist where the glass is actually a piece of cake.
It has amassed over 966 million views since its upload date on December 4, 2019.
3. Christmas party by James Charles – 1.7 billion views
James Charles is an American YouTuber and makeup artist.
He has over 24 million subscribers on YouTube with 3.5 billion total views.
James posted a TikTok video titled, “Welcome to the Sisters Christmas Party!” on December 9, 2019.
Since then, the video has gotten over 1.7 billion views—making it the third most-viewed TikTok video.
2. Magic broomstick by Zach King – 2.1 billion views
At 2.1 billion views, Zach King’s magic broomstick video is the second most viewed video on TikTok.
Technically, the video is supposed to be number 1 on the list if we’re only taking real views into consideration.
The video shows Zach riding a broomstick which he later revealed to be on an electric skateboard.
In a video by Vanity Fair, he revealed that the trick was done with intense choreography.
1. auut (black screen) – 61 billion views
The most viewed TikTok video is a black screen by @auut with 61 billion views.
This is achieved because the uploader bought fake views to exaggerate the reach of the video.
It’s impossible for a video to hit that many views without doing so.
In fact, the most-viewed YouTube video, “Baby Shark Dance”, has only 10 billion views.
This TikTok video has 6 times the number of views of the most viewed YouTube video.
As of early 2023, the video is still not taken down by TikTok.
If it happens to get taken down, Zach King’s magic broomstick video will take over this spot as the most viewed video on TikTok.
3/29/2022 update: User @auut has been banned from TikTok after multiple community guidelines violations.
7/1/2022 update: User @auut has been unbanned from TikTok.
3/28/2023 update: User @auut’s account is private.
As you might have figured, the most dominant creator on the list is Zach King.
Zach King is an early creator on YouTube.
He uploaded the video titled “Jedi Kittens” which amassed a million views in 3 days.
In 2013, Zach created his Vine account where he uploaded a Vine every day for 30 days.
This boosted his popularity even further as he was later invited to The Ellen DeGeneres Show and many other media outlets.
As of early 2023, Zach is the 6th most followed TikToker with over 74 million followers.
This is not surprising due to the high-quality videos that he uploads.
In an interview, Zach said that his videos usually take up to 24 hours to make (including 3 to 4 hours of filming).