Baby Ariel

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Baby Ariel
Born
Ariel Rebecca Martin

(2000-11-22) November 22, 2000 (age 19)
Occupation
  • Social media personality
  • singer
  • actress
Years active2015–present
Known for TikTok
Website babyariel.com

Ariel Rebecca Martin (born November 22, 2000), known professionally as Baby Ariel, is an American social media personality, singer and actress, known for her videos on the social media platform musical.ly (now known as TikTok). She was recognized as one of the most influential people on the Internet by Time magazine in 2017, [1] and was featured on Forbes 2017 list of top entertainment influencers. [2] [3]

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Ariel is known for her social media work, particularly her work on the social media platform TikTok, and for starring as Wynter in the Disney Channel Original Movie movie Zombies 2 . She has over 34.7 million TikTok followers, [4] 9.8 million Instagram followers, [5] 3.07 million YouTube subscribers, [6] and 1.1 million Twitter followers. [7] She won the Teen Choice Award for "Choice Muser" in 2016 and 2017.

Career

In 2015, Ariel launched an anti-bullying campaign called #ArielMovement, described by BlackBook as one of her most important endeavors. [8] People magazine recognized her for her support in the #HackHarassment initiative to stop Internet trolls and negativity on the Internet. [9]

In 2016, Ariel was featured on the cover of Billboard magazine alongside fellow Musical.ly personality Jacob Sartorius. [10] She has appeared on 60 Minutes [11] and Good Morning America [12] and has been cited as a top influencer by Forbes , [13] [14] [15] People , [16] and USA Today . [17] Ariel signed with Creative Artists Agency in September 2016 [18] and released her debut single "Aww" on December 1, 2017. [8] [19] [20] She released her second single "Perf" on January 17, 2018. [21]

On March 30, 2018, Ariel released the song "Say It" with Daniel Skye. [22] She collaborated with EA Games for The Sims 4 , appearing as a Sim in the expansion pack The Sims 4: Get Famous , released in November 2018. [23] In late 2018, Ariel starred in Baby Doll Records, a mini-series on Brat. In 2019, she starred in Bixler High Private Eye , a Nickelodeon television film. Later that year, it was announced that she would be appearing in the Disney Channel film Zombies 2 , and would portray the role of Wynter.

Ariel was profiled in Fast Company, [24] [25] Business Insider , [26] and Seventeen Magazine . [27] Other mentions include CNN, [28] Rolling Stone , [29] Huffington Post , [30] Tubefilter, [31] Paper Magazine , [32] RAW, [33] and Wonderwall. [34]

Personal life

Martin is Jewish and was born in Pembroke Pines, Florida, [35] to a Panamanian father and Cuban-Israeli mother. [36] [37] [38]

Discography

Singles

List of singles, showing year released and album name
TitleYearPeak chart positionsAlbum
JPN
OVS

[39]
"Aww"201710Non-album singles
"Perf"2018
"Say It"
(featuring Daniel Skye)
"Gucci on My Body"
"8 Letters"
"I Heart You"2019
"Wildside"
"The New Kid in Town"2020 Zombies 2 Soundtrack
"—" denotes a recording that did not chart or was not released in that territory.

Filmography

Film and television

YearTitleRoleNotes
2017 Bizaardvark Tiffany1 episode
2018 Chicken Girls DruMain role; Season 2
2018Baby Doll RecordsDruMain
2018 Henry Danger Patina1 episode
2019 Bixler High Private Eye Kenzie MessinaTelevision film
2019 Double Dare Herself, contestantEpisode: "Halloween Week Game 2"
2020 Zombies 2 WynterTelevision film
2020 Disney Fam Jam Herself/Co-hostDance competition (Credited as Ariel Martin)
2020 Group Chat with Annie & Jayden HerselfEpisode: "There's a Cockroach in My Room"
2020 The Substitute HerselfEpisode: "Baby Ariel"
TBA (upcoming film)Oracle

Music videos

YearSongArtist(s)Director(s)
2017"Personal" Hrvy Ivanna Borin
2020“Cake” Loren Gray Nikko LaMere

Awards and nominations

Ariel won the Teen Choice Award for "Choice Muser" in 2016 and 2017. She was also nominated for "Breakout Creator" and "Entertainer of the Year" at the 2016 Streamy Awards. In 2017, she was nominated for "Favorite Social Media Star" at the People's Choice Awards, "Social Star Award" at the iHeartRadio Music Awards, "Muser of the Year" at the Shorty Awards, and "Favorite Influencer" at the Premios Tu Mundo.

YearAward showCategoryResultRef.
2016 Teen Choice Award Choice MuserWon [40]
2016 Streamy Awards Breakout CreatorNominated [41]
2016Streamy AwardsEntertainer of the YearNominated
2017 Teen Choice Award Choice MuserWon [42]
2017 People's Choice Awards Favorite Social Media StarNominated [43]
2017 iHeartRadio Music Awards Social Star AwardNominated [44]
2017 Shorty Awards Muser of the YearNominated [45]
2017 Premios Tu Mundo Favorite InfluencerNominated [46]
2018 BreakTudo Awards Debut Music VideoNominated [47]

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