If you’re an avid TikTok user, you have definitely heard the text-to-speech voice used in practically every video. Well, the “voice of TikTok” has finally been revealed, and believe it or not, it’s the voice of Ontario-based radio host Kat Callaghan.
Callaghan is a radio host on 91.5 FM “The Beat” (CKBT), a local station in Kitchener, Ontario.
She also has a podcast and does voiceover work with companies like TikTok on text-to-speech as well as other projects.
Callaghan let her followers in on the secret through some recent TikTok videos of her own, and she doesn’t need to do much convincing because the moment she speaks, it’s clear that the distinctive voice is definitely hers.
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@voiceofkatFor a long time I didn’t say a word. But … yes it’s me and yes I have an ongoing awesome relationship with the folks at TikTok. 🎉 The coolest part for me is watching the creativity & awesome content that people are putting out there using my voice. (Also oddly enough this is my first TikTok)♬ original sound – Kat
“When you guys have been asking me if I’m the voice of TikTok,” she said in the video. “Finally, I can tell you guys — it is me!’
“For a long time I didn’t say a word. But … yes it’s me and yes I have an ongoing awesome relationship with the folks at TikTok,” she wrote in the caption.
Her confession has since gone viral. The clip, which also happened to be Callaghan’s first-ever TikTok video, has amassed over 27 million views.
Callaghan posted another video addressing some questions she’s received about being the voice of TikTok.
@voiceofkatLet’s see if this does it.♬ original sound – Kat
“Sometimes you guys make me say some pretty horrendous things,” she said. “It’s pretty messed up! But I kind of think it’s funny. I don’t mind it at all.”
She even addresses some other major concerns like the way she says “LOL.”
So, the next time you’re scrolling on TikTok and hear that famous voice, you’ll know exactly who it belongs to.
There’s no denying it now! Canadian talent is taking over the world.
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