Popular musical.ly personality with over 21 million followers, she is also popular on Instagram, YouTube, and YouNow. She joined a collaborative YouTube channel called Our Journey along with Loren Beech, Brennen Taylor, Mario Selman, Weston Koury, Zach Clayton, and Nick Bean. In 2016, she won the first ever Teen Choice Award for Choice Muser.
Her social media stardom originated from musical.ly in 2015. She first downloaded the app out of boredom and quickly gained a following.
She has over 2.3 million subscribers on YouTube and more than 7 million followers on Instagram. She was signed by prominent talent agency CAA in 2016. She released a sticker app in early 2017 called Arielmoji.
Her real name is Ariel Martin and she was born in South Florida. Her little brother King Jacob also became popular on musical.ly. Her mother Sharon Kremen Martin was born in New Jersey and her father Jose Martin was born in Panama. Her mom manages a musical.ly account called musical.lymom. Baby Ariel dated fellow muser Blake Gray from late 2016 to mid-2017.
She introduced her close friend TheyLoveArii to the musical.ly app in 2015. The two often collaborate on the app.