YouTube Redefining Fame in the 21st Century
Some of the most famous Youtube Celebs are also very savvy business people. Having a popular channel is a full time job and requires a smart approach. With millions of channels in nearly every genre you can think of. Youtube has created fame for thousands of young people the world over. Some videos garnering more views than hit tv shows. Appearances at VidCon and other venues, many famous YouTubers see lines of fans stretching several blocks in some cases. Fans waiting in line sometimes for several hours.
Wendy Huang is the founder of The Wonderful World of Wengie, one of the most subscribed YouTube beauty channels in Australia. She started her career as a social media manager for a digital marketing agency. Wengie shares everything from beauty tips and diet advice to personal life stories with her 900,000 plus followers. She has been able to make Youtube a full time job that affords her the ability to live in one of the most expensive cities in the world.
Wengie attributes the success she has enjoyed on Youtube to lots of hard work and treating her channel like a business. Working hard to continuously improve the quality of the videos and content she shares. Wengie has been featured in major women’s publications such as Cosmopolitan, Clean and Dolly. She has also worked with some of the worlds leading beauty brands. She has turned a lifelong love of beauty and fashion into a career that is truly inspiring.
Hitting the big time on Youtube has afforded many of the young stars lavish lifestyles. From million dollar homes to top dollar speaking gigs and world travel. YouTubers the world over are redefining what it means to be famous in the 21st century. The online video sharing site has become an invaluable platform for those wishing to promote their brand and visibility allowing them to move on to extend their success offline. Executives from entertainment companies and talent agencies have begun to take notice.