Niana Guerrero facts

If you’re into dancing or even just a casual dance enthusiast, chances are you’ve heard of Niana Guerrero. This talented young Filipina isn’t just known for her incredible dance covers – she’s even idolized by some of our favorite celebrities!

But if you’re not familiar with her, you’re in luck. We’ve put together a list of facts about Niana Guerrero that’ll possibly turn you into her next biggest fan.

1. She just turned 18.

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Image credit: @nianaguerrero via Instagram

Born on 27th January 2006, Guerrero just recently celebrated her 18th birthday with a grand debut – a significant milestone in Filipino culture marking a woman’s coming of age.

Its theme strayed from tradition, with unique twists that made it on brand with Guerrero. She wore a stunning red reversible number by Dubai-based Filipino designer Michael Cinco. Meanwhile, the venue styled by events stylist for the stars Gideon Hermosa, went away with florals and was decked with chromatic silver installations.

For her cotillon dance, Guerrero opted for a modern twist, paying homage to the song “Despacito” that catapulted her to fame. The event was also filled with dance performances from friends and family such as her fellow dancer bestie AC Bonifacio and her younger sister Natalia.

2. Her older brother was in a P-pop boy group.

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Image credit: @ranzkyle via Instagram

Dancing skills and star quality run in Guerrero’s family. Her older brother, Ranz Kyle, with whom she frequently dances used to be part of the P-pop boy group Chicser.

Chicser, which began as friends who went to the same school, debuted in 2011 as a 6-member song-and-dance group. Ranz Kyle left in 2015 and now pursues a career as a content creator alongside his sister.

3. She got viral for her Despacito dance cover

When Despacito By Luis Fonsi Ft Justin Bieber Comes On | Ranz and Niana
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When Despacito By Luis Fonsi Ft Justin Bieber Comes On | Ranz and Niana

Video credit: Niana Guerrero via YouTube

Guerrero shot to fame with her viral Despacito dance cover, filmed in her brother’s car back in 2017 when she was just 11 years old. The video, which can be found on her YouTube channel, now has 59 million views.

Thanks to the overwhelming response to her captivating dance moves, Guerrero’s talent caught the attention of international publications like Time Magazine, POPSUGAR, and Teen Vogue.

But this wasn’t Niana’s first time on a YouTube video. She’s actually been making videos on the platform since she was 7 years old and was even featured in a Chicser dance cover video when she was 5.

4. She’s part of a blended family.

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Image credit: @ranzkyle/@jai_murcillo via Instagram

Guerrero is part of a blended family. She has 3 older half siblings, including Ranz Kyle, and one younger full sister, Natalia, who is also a budding dancer.

Niana and Ranz’s siblings are often featured in fun, lifestyle vlogs on their respective YouTube channels, as well as their collab channel, Ranz and Niana. They sure make blended families look like a blast!

5. She’s collaborated with celebrities around the world.

Niana Guerrero's Creator Profile

Niana Guerrero's Creator Profile

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Video credit: @nianaguerrero via TikTok

With 11 years of experience as a content creator, Guerrero has certainly come a long way from making dance covers.

Now, she dances with the artists themselves, as seen on the videos on her TikTok account. Some of the international celebrities she’s collaborated with are Troye Sivan, Sabrina Carpenter, Doechii, and NCT Dream.

6. BTS’ Jungkook follows her on TikTok.

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Image adapted from: @jungkook via TikTok

Apart from her collaborations, Guerrero has had some interesting interactions with celebrities on social media. For instance, BTS’ Jungkook, who’s also a prolific dancer, follows her on TikTok and even commented on some of her videos.

In 2019, Guerrero also DM-ed EXO’s Chanyeol on Instagram and received a reply from the idol praising her dance skills. For a while, Chanyeol even followed Guerrero on the platform.

But perhaps the most thrilling moment of all was when fans spotted SM Entertainment in Instagram inbox in one of her YouTube videos in 2021. This caused fans to speculate that the K-pop agency might be scouting her to become a K-pop idol.

7. She’s also a singer.

Ranz And Niana - SMILE (Official Music Video)
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Ranz And Niana - SMILE (Official Music Video)

Niana and Ranz’s 2020 single, Smile.
Video credit: Ranz Kyle via YouTube

Besides being a celebrated dancer, Guerrero is also a recording artist who has released multiple singles with her brother, Ranz Kyle.

Their musical journey began in 2017 with their debut track, “New Jam.” Fast forward to 2022, they dropped their latest hit, “Noise.”

On top of singing, she plays the guitar. She also has a mini keyboard and launchpads, where she crafts her own beats.

8. She’s the most followed Filipino TikTok creator.

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Image adapted from: @nianaguerrero via TikTok

With her incredible dance moves, it’s no surprise that Guerrero has amassed a whopping 42.4 million followers on TikTok as of writing. In fact, she’s currently the most followed Filipino creator on the platform.

Not only that, but Guerrero also previously held the title of the most followed YouTuber. While she now occupies the second spot, right behind Ivana Alawi, she still boasts an impressive 15.6 million subscribers.

Things to know about Niana Guerrero

Even at her young age, Niana Guerrero has achieved remarkable success by pursuing her passion. Her journey serves as a reminder that age should never be a barrier to achieving your dreams.

If your 18th birthday is fast approaching, find inspo from these Filipino celebrity debut parties. Or for more local content creators to follow, don’t miss our list of Filipino TikTokers.

Cover image adapted from: @nianaguerrero via Instagram, @nianaguerrero via Instagram


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