Born in Michigan, USA to Dean and Kelly Wilking, Miranda has become one of the most recognizable faces in the social media realm. Her rise to fame has been the dynamic dancing, acting and comedic duo that she has formed with her elder sister called the ‘Wilking Sisters’. With close to 5 million followers across various platforms including YouTube, Instagram and TikTok, the sisters have established a strong reputation for themselves, becoming a brand name altogether.
In this article, we are going to focus on the younger of the Wilking Sisters. Although the two continue their journey as a group, Miranda has accumulated more achievements than Melanie in terms of Hollywood appearances and dancing with some of the biggest rock stars on the music scene today. Miranda has her own Instagram, Twitter and TikTok handles as well although she still prefers to work with her sister in keeping their famous band together.
Intriguing Facts about Miranda Wilking
1. Miranda is a Pisces
Miranda Wilking was born on February 24th, 1997 which means that she is 25 years old as of 2022. She hails from the US state of Michigan and currently resides there as well. Her stunning beauty, a height of 5 feet 6 inches and a fitness inspired weight of 56 kg, she also has an equally mesmerizing figure that has aided in her popularity across social media. Miranda has been fond of dancing from an early age and self-taught herself amazing dance routines.
2. She is part of the famous TikTok dancing duo along with her sister Melanie
People who are familiar with the crazy world of TikTok will know about the famous Wilking Sisters. They are the platform’s most iconic duo of dancers who not only choreograph but post content about other genres like fitness and cooking on a constant basis. The Wilking Sisters TikTok handle has more than a million followers and it continues to witness significant growth as the two participate in some amazing challenges and activities.
3. Despite looking the part, Miranda and Melanie are not twins
Miranda and Melanie look extremely identical. They have similar facial features, body types, complexions and other characteristics as well. This leads many people to believe that they are twins but that is not the case. Melanie is two years older than Miranda, having been born on April 12th, 1999. They are both extremely beautiful and visually, the only difference one can spot is the height. Miranda is slightly longer than her elder sister.
4. Miranda went to the same school as her sister
Miranda Wilking went to the same school as her sister which was the Warren Consolidated School of Performing Arts. During this time, both sisters participated extensively in dance competitions. Over time, their passion grew further, and they started posting these videos on various social media platforms eventually becoming stars on the internet.
5. She rose to fame after her appearance in ‘So You Think You Can Dance’
So You Think You Can Dance is one of the most highly rated dance competitions in the US that ran for a staggering 17 seasons from 2005 to 2020. Miranda Wilking participated in the 12th installment of the event that had names like Nigel Lythgoe, Paula Abdul and Jason Derulo as judges and aired in 2015. Unfortunately, she couldn’t get far in the competition despite putting in the best efforts. The season was won by Gaby Diaz.
6. Miranda has starred in Disney’s ‘Oz the Great and Powerful’
Miranda’s appearance on the dance show along with her mesmerizing looks and immense social media following has enabled her to catch attention at various levels. She made a small appearance in the Disney movie featuring James Franco and Mila Kunis, Oz the Great and Powerful. The movie was a box office success collecting almost $500 million at the worldwide box office against a budget of around $200 million.
7. Miranda loves comedy videos
The Wilking Sisters don’t just post dance videos. They do acting, choreographing, and cooking as well. However, Miranda loves humor and posting comedy videos both on the combined channels and her personal one as well. These can include lip syncs to famous movie scenes or a acting out a plot of their own. Her audiences love these videos as well, providing her social media pages with a significant following that is rising rapidly.
8. The younger of the Wilking Sisters is engaged to social media influencer James Derrick
Although she is younger, Miranda is already engaged. More interestingly, she has taken her fiancée’s last name which makes it difficult to find her on Instagram if you are searching for Miranda Wilking. Her Insta handle is @itsmirandaderrick. James Derrick is also a social media influencer, dancer, and choreographer. The two post a lot of content on their respective channels doing insane dance routines that are charming to watch.
9. Miranda has performed live alongside some of the biggest names in the music industry
Miranda Wilking has showcased her dance skills on various notable platforms besides social media. She has performed at events where internationally acclaimed artists like Flo Rida, Katy Perry, Bruno Mars, Jason Derulo, Iggy Azalea and Lele Pons to name a few. Her dance moves are absolutely breathtaking which can make her a popular choice to perform at these major events that happen all over the world.
10. The Wilking Sisters have a website where they promote their work and sell merchandise too
Miranda Wilking along with her sister Melanie has a website where they list their portfolio of services and showcase some of the work that they are doing not just on social media platforms but elsewhere as well. The two also sell merchandise through the store to the followers who love and appreciate their work across the world.
A Day in the Life of the Wilking Sisters
If you want to get a glimpse of what goes on behind the short videos that the sisters post on their channels, they posted a vlog style video on their YouTube channel showcasing this. You can view it here to enjoy how both Miranda and Melanie Wilking go through their day.
Miranda Wilking is the younger of the Wilking Sisters dancing duo who are a TikTok sensation for their incredible dance moves. However, Miranda is equally popular on other platforms as well and has made numerous mainstream appearances not just alongside major music stars but also in a famous dance competition and a big budget Hollywood movie. If these facts have piqued your interest, it definitely worth giving her a follow today.
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