Meet 5-year-old TikTok star, Scarlett Gray Smith. She turned heads after her mom was accused of exploiting her for internet fame. This bio consists of information about her father, the rumor about her being an adopted child, and more.
We cover it all here. So tag along and learn more as you keep on scrolling down.
Who Is Scarlett Gray Smith?
Scarlett Gray Smith is a social media star who is only 5 years old as she was born on 11 March 2017 to her mom Tiania Haneline. Like most celebrities on the platform, they started making TikTok during the pandemic. Tiana uploaded her first TikTok in August 2020 and it also featured Scarlett.
However, she didn’t regularly for some time and Tiania mostly posted lipsyncs. However, Scarlett’s biracial heritage piqued the interest of the viewers of their TikToks and slowly they amassed significant followers. Along the journey, Tiania started making make-up tutorial videos too while. They mostly got recognition for daily affirmation videos which propelled them into stardom.
Scarlett and Tiania started a daily ritual where Scarlett recites positive affirmations while her mother does her hair. Their affirmation videos have become so popular, the duo has reached 5.6 million followers on TikTok.
Now, Scarlett and Tiania are turning into household names with 6.1 million followers on TikTok and 274K followers on Instagram. Talking about her mom, Tiania worked as an assistant property manager for 10 years. After a management company bought the apartment complex where she was working in April 2021, she turned into a full-time content creator.
“I’ve always been the one to tell Scarlett I love your curls, I think you’re beautiful, I love your brown skin, you’re so beautiful,” Haneline told WBTW. “I’ve always done that since she was born.” Those positive affirmations have stuck with Scarlett since she was just a baby.
“I know how negative people are in the real world, so I was like okay, she’s got to know that she is flawless and beautiful, so I was like I’ve got to instill that in her,” Tiania said.
However, she and her sister has also been on the receiving side of the allegation of the accused of using their bi-racial daughter for clout. In fact, in January 2023, she found herself in the hot water for misbehaving with Scarlett while living on the web.
Scarlett Gray Smith Father
Tiania Haneline has shared very little about Scarlett Gray Smith’s father. But, there are contents surrounding the child’s father as well. On YouTube, back in June 2021, Scarlett and Tiania streamed a video on the occasion of Father’s Day where they prepared a gift for Scarlett’s dad. But, they kept the mystery man continuously a mystery.
One fan asked what the name of Scarlett’s father was. They made a hilarious TikTok where Scarlett says it’s Tyrell. The name even became a running joke among followers. In the same video, Scarlett later corrects the name saying her father’s name is Trevin/Tevin. A picture of her dad was once featured on the occasion of Father’s Day.
Scarlett’s father and Tiania met each other on Tinder. 25 December 2015. They officially started dating in January 2016. They were on and off throughout the period of their relationship. The parents broke up again the day after she found out that she was pregnant with Scarlett. They tried to work together but it didn’t happen.
Scarlett’s dad moved to California to pursue an acting career and finish his master’s in acting. 13 months later he returned and they tried the make it work again but they failed. Now they are co-parenting.
Was Scarlett Gray Smith Adopted?
No, Scarlett Gray Smith is not adopted. She is Tiana Haneline’s biological and youngest child.
Scarlett Gray Smith Siblings
Scarlett Gray Smith has two half-brothers from her mom’s previous marriage. They are named Riece Alexander Walden and Walker Chase Walden. Reice turned 15 years old in January 2023. Walker the oldest turned 17 years old in September 2022.
Tiania was previously married to her ex-husband Michael Walden, 42-year-old from Myrtle Beach, South Carolina. They grew up together and both had older siblings that went to preschool together so their parents were best friends. They only started dating each other after high school and became inseparable.
Michael and Tiania got engaged at the age of 21. They married in 2002 and then moved to Nashville, Tennessee. However, after the birth of their younger son, the marriage fell apart but Tiania claimed she didn’t want to divorce because she didn’t want a failed marriage.
Michael is an American Painter and Graphic Designer Artist/Voice Actor/Script & Screen Writer.
Though they are divorced now they are still on good terms with each other. As for her boyfriend, she is currently dating Randy Watson and is himself a father to a girl named Sheena Simmons, his pre-teen daughter.
How Much Is Scarlett Gray Smith Net Worth?
As of 2023, Scarlett Gray Smith’s net worth should be under $100K but her mom handles all the financial aspects. They are releasing a book in January 2023 that you can check out on their website.
How Old Is Scarlett Gray Smith?
Scarlett Gray Smith’s date of birth is 11 March 2017. So, she is 5 years old.
Where Is Scarlett Gray Smith From?
Scarlett Gray Smith is a native of Myrtle Beach, South Carolina.
Is Scarlett Gray Smith On Instagram?
No, Scarlett Gray Smith has her own IG account.