Semaj Lesley – Instagram Star Who Became Popular For Her Dance Videos

Semaj Lesley Facts

Born On:- 2004-11-05

Her Age:- 19

Famous As:- Instagram Dancer

Zodiac:- scorpio

Place of Birth:- Detroit, Michigan, United States

Born Country:- United States

Semaj Lesley is an American dancer who gained fame by posting videos of her dance performances on her Instagram account, on which she has over 600K followers. Originally from Michigan, Semaj started dancing when she was five years old. She found some recognition on the popular video messaging platform Dubsmash before she became active on Instagram. Her popularity on the platform has made its way to other social media sites as well. She has accumulated about 50 thousand subscribers and around 650 thousand total views on YouTube, while on TikTok, she has over 350 thousand followers and more than four million total likes.

Early Life & Family

Born on November 5, 2004, Semaj Lesley was brought up by her parents in Detroit, Michigan, USA. Her real name is Madison. She has been interested in dancing since she was very young. As she grew up in a neighbourhood that promoted the pursuit of excellence in performing arts, she started harbouring dreams of becoming a successful dancer someday. Semaj was five years old when she began dancing. She has a younger sister named Milan, who is also a dancer.

Semaj Lesley on Dubsmach

When Semaj was younger, she enthralled her family and friends with her dancing. Encouraged by them, she began demonstrating her dancing skills on social media. Her first attempt was on Dubsmach. Her videos eventually started attracting significant traffic, prompting her to create accounts on social media sites and share her videos there.


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As an Instagram Star

Semaj’s oldest post on her @semaj_lesley account dates back to March 31, 2018. In the short clip, she can be seen dancing with her younger sister Milan to ‘Walk It Talk It’ by Migos (ft. Drake). On 1 April 2019, she posted a video of her contortion dancing set to ‘Snap and Roll’ by Soulja Boy. In the ensuing months, she has established herself as a prominent influencer on the platform.

While she mostly posts dance vignettes there, she has also shared pictures with her family and friends, as well as selfies in the past few months. On October 5, 2019, she shared two pictures with her father, captioning the post with “y’all think i look like my dad ??”

On YouTube

Semaj Lesley created her self-titled YouTube channel on October 23, 2018, and posted her first video two days later. Titled ‘My First Homecoming / Youtube Video !!’, it has accumulated about 30 thousand views.

She did not upload her next video until January 5, 2019. In it, she acknowledges that she had been missing from YouTube for a quite a while but assures her fans that she is back. On 24 January 2019, she posted a Q&A video.

Semaj has vlogged about her trip to Chicago, Illinois. She has also filmed a couple of videos in her high school.


Semaj Lesley on TikTok

On TikTok, Semaj is active under the username @officialsemajlesley. Her oldest video on the platform, set to ‘No Reason’ by Yunggt3z (ft. Big Tee and Rico Nasty), was posted on August 21, 2019.

Most of her content on TikTok is lip-sync and performance videos. Some of the popular tracks that she has used are ‘Indigo’ by 88rising and Niki, ‘Mask Off’ by Future, ‘Slide Around’ by Chance the Rapper (ft. Lil Durk and Nicki Minaj), ‘Lottery’ by K Camp, ‘Don’t’ by Bryson Tiller, ‘Back Up’ by DeJ Loaf (ft. Big Sean), and ‘In the Party’ by Flo Milli.

Presence on Other Social Media Sites

Semaj Lesley created her @SemajLesley Twitter account very recently, in January 2020. At present, she has a little over a hundred followers on it. She also has an active Snapchat account under the username @semaj_lesley.

Personal Life

In her free time, she can found in the company of her close friends, Daniel and Mackenzie. She admires fellow Instagram dancers Antonio Willis and Laiyah and is an avid viewer of their content.

Semaj Lesley is bisexual. In a TikTok video posted on September 5, 2019, she revealed that while her father is unaware of her sexual orientation, her mother came to know about it from one of Semaj’s acquaintances. Her mother was apparently not happy about it.

Semaj is reportedly not in any relationship at this time. However, she has stated that she is interested in fellow Instagram personality Eli Unique.

Semaj presently resides in Detroit, but wants to move to Las Vegas, Nevada.

Fun Facts

In December 2019, clothing brand Silent Partner announced that they would host a giveaway in which Semaj Lesley’s fans would have a chance to win Silent Partner hoodie and backpack.

She was previously known on social media as Diva Fresh.

She wants to become an entrepreneur or a paediatrician in future.

Semaj is a high-school cheerleader.