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Homeless TikTok star reaches 10m followers

The UK’s biggest black TikTok star boasts 10 million followers after his popularity rocketed during the pandemic and is now earning £3,000 a month – yet he is officially homeless. Drama student Ehiz Ufuah, 22, is living in emergency accommodation provided for homeless people after his family lost their council house when they fell on hard times. Rehoused temporarily in a Travelodge in January 2020, despite their unenviable circumstances, Ehiz attracted a massive online following when he tried his hand at making TikTok videos and one swiftly went viral.

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