TOP 10 - ONLINE INFLUENCERS 2021

OI Amber Rose Gill

AMBER ROSE-GILL

Love Island winner Amber Rose-Gill rose to fame in 2019 and has been working with major brands since the show, helping her Instagram following to reach 2.6million. She also gave out care packages to protestors at a Black Lives Matter rally last year and has used her platform to support bringing about positive change.

OI Sum Ting Wong

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Appearing on Ru Paul’s Drag Race UK, Sum Ting Wong joined the competition determined to inspire British Asians watching. The drag queen has since gone on to use social media in order to encourage people to support each other, standing on the side of human rights.

OI Diipa Buller-Khosla

DIIPA BÜLLER-KHOSLA

Diipa Büller-Khosla is a fashion and beauty influencer with an impressive 1.4million Instagram following. She created a foundation called Post For Change which uses social media as a place to deal with important social and global issues.

OI Dina Torkia

DINA TOKIO

Dina Tokio has blogged about family, lifestyle and modest fashion over the last decade. She has accrued a loyal following of fans keen to hear her latest tips and watch her tutorials on style on YouTube and Instagram. However, it is Dina’s contribution to the visibility of Muslim women in the mainstream that is perhaps her greatest achievement.

OI Ehiz

EHIZ UFUAH

With more than 10million fans on TikTok,  EHIZ is the UK’s biggest Black star on the platform. The drama student is currently living in emergency accommodation provided for homeless people after his family lost their council house in east London when they fell on hard times but that has not stopped him flourishing.

OI Munroe Bergdorf

MUNROE BERGDORF

Model and activist Munroe Bergdorf was the first transgender model in the UK for L’Oreal and has worked as an LGBT advisor to the Labour Party. She consistently uses her platform to inspire and bring about real important changes.

OI Munya Chawawa

MUNYA CHAWAWA

Munya Chawawa is known for his development and portrayal of various characters, his popularity spiking during the coronavirus pandemic as he kept fans entertained throughout lockdown online. He speaks about issues affecting society and actually created a character called Unknown P “as a nod towards the appropriation and false ownership of black culture that often happens in western societies”.

NOHUN

Raurie Williams, better known as NOHUN, is a musician and comedian. The internet sensation had a tough upbringing and has openly spoken about the effects of anxiety he has been living with since childhood, now using his platform as a place to help and support others.

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PAIGEY CAKEY

Paigey Cakey is an East London based rapper who is emerging as an essential singing and rapping voice on the scene. She is someone who has a story to tell and over the last few years has proved to have a very special voice full of confidence, spitting rhymes with real narrative. She has also used her platform to campaign for and support the Black Lives Matter Movement.

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SHANNON WILLIAMS

Shannon Williams, known professionally as Shannon, is a British-South Korean singer, actress, twitch streamer and voice actress who rose to stardom in 2015. The former Kpop artist now supports people online and encourages compassion.