Fun Facts for Teens

Are you a teenager who wants to learn some interesting facts? Or maybe you’re a teacher or parent who wants to share some fun trivia with a teenager. In any case, this blog post is for kids, teens and adults! Here are some cool and interesting fun facts that teens will enjoy. 

Fun Facts for Teens – Stats Style

  1. As of 2022, over 1 billion videos are watched every day on TikTok.
  2. The most popular emoji is the face with tears of joy 😂
  3. The average American teenager spends $155 a month on clothing.
  4. The top 5 favorite foods of teenagers are pizza, tacos, hamburgers, chicken, and French fries.
  5. Less than 30% of high school students get enough sleep.
  6. The average American teenager spends about $50 a month on food.
  7. The average American teenager spends about $35 a month on entertainment.
  8. Over 17% of American teenagers have a part-time job.
  9. You Tube is the top online spot for teenagers with TikTok in second place.
  10. When it comes to social media, teen boys prefer Twitch, Reddit, and YouTube whereas teen girls prefer TikTok, Instagram and Snapchat.
  11. Ninety five percent of all teenagers have smartphones.

Read about more things for teens to do instead of social media here.

Fun Facts for Teens – Friendships

Did you know that the friendship between Taylor Swift and Selena Gomez started because they both had a mutual love for the TV show Hannah Montana?

Miley Cyrus, Demi Lovato, Selena Gomez, and Nick Jonas all started out as good friends. They were all part of the Disney Channel circle and even starred in some movies together like Camp Rock.

The friends that you make in high school usually stick with you for life. In fact, research has shown that the friendships made in high school are some of the longest-lasting ones.

Having at least one friend is important when you are a teenager.  Research reports that 98% of high schoolers have at least one good friend or more.

On any given day, teenagers are more likely to spend time socializing with their friends online rather than meeting up in person. 

When it comes to online groups, 41% of teens report participating in online groups that center around hobbies such as gaming, and another 40% participates in groups with a focus on humor. 

Fun Facts for Teens – Life Hacks

Here are some teen life hacks that will make your life easier! 

To get rid of pimples overnight, put a dab of toothpaste on it before you go to bed and wash it off in the morning.

Teens can listen to music in order to improve your mood. Research shows that all music provided a trend of improved energy, stress, mood, and calmness in teenagers.

Did you know that taking breaks during homework can help people retain more information?

Eat breakfast every day to improve your focus throughout the day.

Save time by picking out your clothes, organizing your school work and packing your backpack the night before. You will be less stressed and ready to get out the door in the morning.

To wake up on time set two alarms or put your alarm clock across the room.

Set goals for yourself – you will achieve them faster!

Create healthy sleeping habits.  Your body will thank you! The CDC recommends 8-10 hours of sleep per night for teenagers. About 70% of teens do not get enough sleep on school nights.

Random Facts for Teens 

Here are some random fun facts that teens will love! 

Research states that the average 13 to 19-year-old spends almost 135 hours a year thinking about food and what their next snack will be. 

Having enough free time to do things you want to do is the main value of American teenagers, according to a survey conducted in 2021. This was followed by successful careers, graduating from college and having a family.

Britney Spears hold the record for a solo teenage musician by selling 37 million records around the world.

survey indicated that Nike was the most popular footwear brand for teenagers in 2022.

According to the NY Times, as of March 2022, on average, daily screen use among tweens (ages 8 to 12) was five hours and 33 minutes and eight hours and 39 minutes for teens (ages 13 to 18).

Sixteen year old Lara Nunan holds the Guinness World Records for the most United States president portraits identified in 30 seconds. 

Fun facts for teens can be anything from the average time teenagers spend thinking about food each day to what their favorite footwear brand is. Whatever the topic, there’s sure to be something in this list of fun facts for teens and about teens that will interest you.

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