15 Careers Social Media Created

15 Careers Social Media Created

There is some major talent on social media.

Hubwav Staff
posted by at Jun 30, 2017 at 7:15 am
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Who knew social media could create so many successful careers? Here is a list down below of careers that social media has created from actors to entrepenuaers!

Michelle Phan

She was once a YouTube personal, but now has a net worth of $50 million dollars. She became popular for beauty videos with her own unique beauty hacks. She has more than 1 billion lifetime views and now has her own makeup brand called EM Cosmetics.

Shawn Mendes

Thank you @fallontonight!

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Shawn Mendes started posting videos on the once popular application Vine. He posted song covers and that is how he gained his following. He caught attention and soon signed with record label Island Records A&R and he is currently on tour.

Felix Arvid Ulf Kjellberg

Rockin full s2 pearly whites 🤙@pearlywhites_uk #notspons

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One of the richest Youtubers Felix Arvid Ulf Kjellberg or PewDiePie, got his start by making video game based Youtube videos. Now today he is writing, video creating, comedian, and a commentator. He makes millions of dollars a year.

Cameron Dallas

Never thought a pool of balloons would hold me up !!! 😍

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The young star first got his start on the app Vine with comedy videos and then started taking over other social media platforms. He has 20 million followers on Instagram and over 10 million on Twitter. He know has his own Netflix original series show “Chasing Cameron.” He also has been on two films.

Torri Kelly

Torri Kelly started her career on youtube making covers of popular songs. One of her biggest covers was “Thinking About you,” by Frank Ocean with over 26 million views. She slowly gained popularity and was noticed by Scooter Braun who then signed her to Capital Records. Terri was nominated for a Grammy last year.

Lily Singh

She is better known as her youtube name IISuperwomanII. Lily started her YouTube career with comedy videos and soon gained many followers. Now she is a comedian, actress, youtuber, and writer. She has been in four movies and has also written a book.

Justin Bieber


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Justin Bieber may be one of the most popular successes of social media on this list. Justin Bieber started posting videos on YouTube in 2008 when he was noticed by a talent agency. He then released his single “My World,” in 2009 where he gained the hearts of Americans. That is basically how his journey started and is now produced many albums and has featured on songs with some of the biggest names in the industry.

Shane Dawson

when the only color in your wardrobe is the reflection on your glasses

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Shane as well got his start on YouTube! He started with comedy videos and has gained a lot of popularity with conspiracy theory videos. Now he is a film director, singer, songwriter, author, actor, and sketch comedian.

Andrew B. Bachelor

TGIF! (What's your favorite day of the week?)

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Better known as King Bach who got his start on the app Vine. King Bach created six seconds comedy videos and became the most followed person on Vine. Now King Bach can be seen on a number of films as well as the MTV television show, “Wild ‘N Out.”

Timothy DeLaGhetto

10 minute portrait session this morning with photographer @lukefontana 🙌🏼🙌🏼🙌🏼 @goodiebrand love tees

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Timothy has created more than 400 blogs and has more than 3 million subscribers. He is a rapper, comedian, actor and an internet personality.

Bethany Mota

Bethany Mota is yet another YouTube star. Bethany started creating beauty and haul videos. She has more than 10 million followers on Youtube and over 900 million views. She now has her own line in Aeropostale and has had worked with multiple fashion brands. One of her latest works is a novel she wrote that released this month.

Austin Mahone

4 more shows left on the For Me + You Tour 🌹

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Austin Mahone started his career in 2009 by posting videos on YouTube of covers. He released his first single on iTunes and took off from there. He has released two albums.

Nash Grier

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Nash Grier got his start on the app Vine. He also created comedic vines and gained a huge following. Now Nash has been on a number of films and has also modeled.

Chloe x Halle

These two sisters started on YouTube, with song covers. Beyonce signed the duo to her management company and have had plenty more success since with their single releases.

Alex Aiono


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Alex has made music prior to YouTube, but he gained a lot of following once he started posting song covers. He as well received a huge following on Twitter. Alex has signed with Interscope Records has released two new singles this year.

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