Meet the iconic grandparents making heartwarming content on TikTok

I’m obsessed with @onlynanss

We all know TikTok is popular with young people but the elderly are also out there holding their own. Ranging from heart-meltingly wholesome to ridiculously jokes, the UK grandparents of TikTok are exactly what we need to brighten our days.

Here’s a round-up of the most iconic UK grandparents who are all over TikTok right now.


With 260.7k followers and 2.4m likes, @onlynanss is a huge player on the #nantok scene. The grandma who features on this page became an overnight sensation when one video got 78m views and 2.3m likes.

In the TikTok the nan has bowls tapes to her chest, a colander on her head and a grater hanging from her waist. She then uses MORE kitchen utensils to play herself like some weird one nan band.

@onlynanss@sophiemorgan95 @amandamorgans7 😂😂😂

♬ original sound – Julie Bergløv


Keavan’s nan is an absolute icon who falls victim to his cunning pranks. In one video, he tells his grandma about a girl he knew at school called Lindsay Lohan who’s been “caught stealing down in Tesco’s.”

He then shows her a photoshopped pic of him and the Mean Girls star. “Dear Jesus,” Keavan’s nan exclaims.  When Keavan shows his nan the mugshot of Lindsay, she adds: “I definitely know her.”

@keavanmccaullS1 E4 is this getting boring <3 #fypp #foryoupage #lindsaylohan

♬ original sound – Keavan Mccaul

The video has 5.9m views and 1.1m likes.


Becca’s nan mostly reviews things she’s bought and does clothes hauls. The page has 244.9k followers with one video getting 35.8m views alone.

In the video, Becca’s nan’s head is enlarged as she looks at her phone and gives her family the saltiest side eye I’ve ever seen.

@beccaandnanThat sly look 🤣💀 #nan #funny

♬ original sound – becca


Sam doesn’t post about his welsh grandma often, but when he does, the fans love it.

In this video, which is on nearly 1m views, his grandma is getting her ear pierced. She looks concerned and apprehensive. Then the stud goes through. She gasps. “Shit,” says Sam’s nan. “You said it don’t hurt!”

@sam_davies123Doing my nans ears! HER FACE BLESS! #fyp

♬ original sound – Sam davies


Grandad Frank is one of the most popular senior TikTokers out there, amassing 6.5m followers with his videos. He tends to do dances and lip-syncs, sometimes featuring other relatives, and his most wholesome piece of content has to be this tribute to his wife Julie.

@grandadfrankkReply to @.chrsldamlio I love seeing your requests! Would you like me to do more parts?? #fyp #foryou #grandad #emojimakeup #jamescharles

♬ dark horse – beth X


Nanna Bea is a northern grandma who loves cooking the filthiest feel-good food. My favourite of her videos is a tutorial on how to make the best Yorkshire puddings.

@nannabeaSUNDAY ROAST #benditlike #jawdrop #artober

♬ Dynamite – BTS


Lewis has 1.6m TikTok followers and is basically just a happy-go-lucky Welsh lad with a passion for neon two-pieces. Every now and again his nan is featured on his TikTok, with one video getting 22.2m views alone.

Thing is, I’m not sure how much his grandma knows about what’s going on…

@lewisleighhYou know I had to get my Nan on this one 😂 #fyp #lewisandhisnan

♬ Body (Remix) [feat. ArrDee, E1 (3×3), ZT (3×3), Bugzy Malone, Buni, Fivio Foreign & Darkoo] – Tion Wayne & Russ Millions


Grandad Joe is loves posting about his day-to-day life, jumping on viral trends and spending time with his family. He’s got over 4.6m followers and has amassed 117.4m likes. Not bad going!

This TikTok shows just what he gets up to every day.

@grandadjoe1933I try to keep busy 😀 #dayinmylife #minivlog #dayinthelife

♬ A-O-K – Tai Verdes

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