Bella Poarch (born February 8, 1997) is a Filipino-American social media personality and singer. On August 17, 2020, she created the most liked video on TikTok, in which she lip syncs to the song "Soph Aspin Send" by British rapper Millie B. In May 2021, she released her debut single "Build a Bitch".
As of August 30, 2021, she has over 80.1 million followers on TikTok, ranking as the fourth most-followed individual on the platform behind Charli D'Amelio, Khaby Lame, and Addison Rae. She holds the record for the most-liked TikTok video, with over 50 million likes. She also signed a music record deal with Warner Records in 2021.
In December 2020, Poarch's rising popularity peaked when she reportedly grabbed the interest of two large professional Esports organizations – 100 Thieves and FaZe Clan, which apparently showed interest in her, a live streamer and gamer at the time, as a content creator under their respective banners. In May 2021, Poarch signed a record deal with Warner Records.
On May 14, 2021, Poarch released her debut single "Build a Bitch". The associated music video, which appeared on YouTube, was described by Billboard as "an audacious, darkly comic slice of new-school pop", created with Daniel Virgil Maisonneuve, the producer-songwriter better known as Sub Urban." The video features other notable internet personalities including Valkyrae, Mia Khalifa, Bretman Rock and ZHC.
On an episode of the 100 Thieves podcast "The CouRage and Nadeshot Show", Poarch said that the song traces back to her own history of being bullied as a child. Poarch said on the podcast that she had wanted to become a singer since she was a child.