When I think of dads on TikTok, I cringe thinking of my own dad dancing and pretending to be one of the cool kids, but it’s so much more than that. So much better! There are dads who will make you laugh, inspire you, teach you how to cook, and move you. Discover these six awesome Aussie dads who are taking TikTok by storm.
Things Dads love…
Matty J | @matthewdavidjohnson | 47.3K followers
Matthew Johnson, affectionately known as Matty J, first appeared on our TV screens and charmed us all on The Bachelorette and The Bachelor. Now, Matty J is sharing the joys and challenges of fatherhood on TikTok – from showing the true dangers of rocking an all-white ensemble around an eating child, to pondering just how it is that babies know the difference between when you’re sitting and standing. In his latest TikTok, he takes on all the things that dads really love, including BBQing anything and long trips to the toilet.
I hope you find the courage to be yourself today ????
Scott Stuart | @scott.creates | 329.6K followers
Scott’s TikTok account is all about tackling gender stereotypes and sharing how he champions his young son expressing his authentic self. This idea was kickstarted when Scott’s son asked to wear his Elsa dress to the cinemas and Scott decided to dress up too. The video of this sweet moment has clocked up 4 million views and counting. Scott has gone on to share more heart-warming and inspiring content on his TikTok, as well as in his own children’s book titled ‘My Shadow is Pink’.
Ben and Zara | @benandzara | 654.7K followers
Ben and Zara’s community of 650,000 followers and beyond can’t get enough of this dad and daughter duo’s adorable sketches, dance routines and lip-syncing challenges. This account truly is all about showing just how much fun and rewarding being a dad can be.
Grant Stacy | @lil_stace | 3.4M followers
Grant and Rebecca Stacy are a dad and daughter duo who have gained a massive following on TikTok for their funny and sweet vignettes of modern Aussie family life. Grant exerts huge ‘dad energy’ and the TikTok community is here for it.
Nathan Lyons | @kookingwithakoori | 150.4K followers
Nathan is a Sydney-based dad of six who has won over the hearts of thousands with his simple and budget-friendly family recipes. Thanks to Nathan, you will be able to cook delicious meals for the whole family for $8 – yes, only $8.
His overnight success has also seen him secure a book deal, with his debut book, ‘Kooking with A Koori’ – a collection of his best recipes and Indigenous Australian soul food that won’t break the bank – released in July.
Chang Xing Liang | @zaraliang | 3.4M followers
Chang’s martial arts skills have seen him become a global sensation, after his daughter Zara began uploading videos of her dad ‘doing his thing’ to TikTok two years ago. Now with an incredible 3.4M followers and 56M likes under their belts, Zara continues to share impressive videos of her father’s skills – from Kung Fu to cooking.