TikTok and YouTube star, actress, and singer Baby Ariel was born on November 22, 2000. Considered one of the rising stars of her generation, she has amassed millions of followers across her social media pages. Her rise to fame began as a star on the app Musical.ly and ever since there has been no looking back. She has even been recognized as one of the top influencers on the internet by “Time” magazine as well as “People” magazine. Celebrate this talented star’s birthday right here by diving into her life and career.
Talented actress, singer, and social media star Baby Ariel has risen to the top at a rather young age. Born Ariel Rebecca Martin on November 22, 2000, in Pembrokes Pine, Florida, she is of Jewish ancestry. Her zodiac sign is Scorpio. Her father, Jose Martin, is of Panamanian origin and her mother, Sharon Kremen Martin, is Cuban-Israeli. She has a younger brother, Jacob. Her family members are also social media personalities with their own pages and significant following. She attended the Pine View School in Florida and even enrolled at the University of Florida.
Martin’s career took off in the year 2015, when she started as a creator on the app Musical.ly, uploading lip-sync videos at the age of 15. She went on to immediately win a high fan following and later, she became the first person on Musical.ly to achieve 20 million followers, and also headlined the summer DigiTour festival across 28 cities. That same year, she launched an anti-bullying campaign which went on to earn her much wider support and following, alongside media coverage. She then also lent her support to the #HackHarrasment movement, against internet trolling, and she was recognized for the same by “People Magazine.” The following year, she signed on with Creative Artists Agency and was also featured in several magazines and talk shows. In 2016, she also won her first Teen Choice Award for Choice Muser and repeated the feat the following year as well. 2017 also marked Martin’s debut as a singer when she released her single ‘Aww’ and the video for the song on YouTube has over 56 million views to date. The year also saw her make her acting debut with a small role in the Disney series “BIZAARDVARK.” Then, in 2018, she released new music, collaborating with other musicians, and this included her singles ‘Perf’ and ‘Say It,’ the latter a collaboration with Daniel Skye. Later that year, she made an appearance in “The Sims 4” — a social simulation game by E.A. Games — and also starred in the mini-series “Baby Doll Records.” The year 2019 saw her star in the Nickelodeon film “Bixler High Private Eye.” She went on to star in the Disney Original movie “Zombies 2” as Wynter, a teen werewolf. In 2021, she also released her debut E.P. “Blue.” In 2022, she started her podcast “Dear Diary” and will be seen in the horror thriller movie “Oracle” alongside Heather Graham and Ryan Destiny.
Martin has often been lauded for her work on social media and as an influencer. “Time Magazine” named her as one of the most influential personalities on the internet and “Forbes” included her on a list of the top entertainment influencers. She has also been featured in several magazines and by media outlets of the likes of C.N.N., “Rolling Stone,” and “Business Insider,” among others. Her relationship with fellow social media celebrity Milo Murphy has also generated much interest among her fans.
Staying at her grandparents’ house, Martin opens her account on the lip-syncing app and posts her first video, going on to become immensely popular in a short time.
At just 15 years of age, Martin becomes the first person to acquire 20 million followers on the Musical.ly platform.
Martin wins her first Teen Choice Award for Choice Muser during the year.
With the release of the single ‘Aww,’ Martin marks her music debut and the video of the song receives millions of views.
"People" and "Time Magazine" ranks Martin among the top influencers in the world.
Starring in her first television movie, Martin is cast in the Nickelodeon production “Bixler High Private Eye.”
Titled "Blue," the E.P. is a great success among her fans on social media.
Her yet-to-be-released movie “Oracle” will see her share screen space with Ryan Destiny and Heather Graham.
Why We Love Baby Ariel
She is active against bullying
Martin has been an active campaigner against online hate and cyberbullying. She even launched a social media campaign — #ArielMovement — to push back against cyberbullying and support fans and followers who have faced similar situations.
She is very grounded
Despite achieving such massive fame at such a young age, Martin has managed to stay very grounded. She credits her family for her humility and prefers to not let fame get to her head.
She shares very relatable content
As a young content creator with a young fanbase, Martin creates engaging content that touches her followers at the core. She is unafraid of showing her vulnerability alongside glamor and humor and these make her a relatable celebrity on the internet.
5 Surprising Facts
Her first tattoo was of a butterfly
Martin got her first tattoo at the age of 19, a small butterfly on her left wrist.
She is a fan of “Criminal Minds”
Martin closely follows the crime show “Criminal Minds,” and particularly likes Shemar Moore’s character.
She joined social media out of boredom
Martin uploaded her first video to Musical.ly for fun because she was bored and had nothing better to do.
She is an artist
When not making and uploading social media videos, Martin turns to drawing and sketching, which she finds very relaxing.
She never goes out without her hoops
Martin loves wearing hoop earrings and always puts them on before stepping out of the house.
Baby Ariel FAQs
How old is Baby Ariel from TikTok?
Born in the year 2000, Martin is 22 years old as of 2022.
Are Baby Ariel and Arii related?
No, the two social media stars are not related but are known to be great friends.
Does Baby Ariel live in Los Angeles?
Martin divides her time living between Los Angeles, California, and Fort Lauderdale, Florida.
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