It’s not easy being a young star — and such is true for Addison Rae Easterling, better known as Addison Rae. The young TikTok star attained fame on the app in 2019, and she’s now making appearances on late-night TV shows. So, how much was she paid for that infamous performance on The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon? Here’s the amount and how it contributed to Addison Rae’s net worth.
Why is Addison Rae famous?
Addison Rae teaches host Jimmy Fallon TikTok dances | Andrew Lipovsky/NBC/NBCU Photo Bank via Getty Images
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Addison Rae got her fame through TikTok back in 2019 an app that allows users to share short videos. Today, she’s 20 years old — and she’s reflecting on what it was like when she first started using the app.
“I’m doing the craziest dance moves in it because I was like, ‘I don’t know what this is,’” Rae shared about the first TikTok she was in to the podcast Emergency Contact, according to Yahoo. “[People] just turned to TikTok from Musical.ly. People were just starting to get it that were in high school. The older crowd was starting to get it a little.”
Rae’s first video she ever posted featured her dad, but it didn’t get her very far. “Definitely no traction there,” she added. “It was, like, the dumbest, weirdest video I could have posted ever. I got, like, literally one like.” Eventually, though, she struck gold. Her later videos attained hundreds of thousands of likes. Today, Addison Rae’s net worth is largely thanks to the 79 million followers who continue to interact with her content and support her.
How much did Addison Rae make from her Jimmy Fallon performance?
Addison Rae’s performance on The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon was certainly a memorable one. Rae took to the stage to teach Fallon eight viral TikTok dances. Entertainment Weekly notes the segment received some backlash after the show failed to credit the original artists who created the dances, as only Rae took centerstage.
So, how much was Rae paid to appear on The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon? It’s difficult to get an exact amount, but there are certainly good estimates. According to an internet user on Quora, “The celebrity receives the SAG/AFTRA scale for …
Source:: Showbiz Cheat Sheet