Lele Pons Career and Net Worth, a Social Media Star behind Those Hilarious Vines and Fabulous Life

Lele Pons Career & Net Worth, a Social Media Star behind Those Hilarious Vines and Fabulous Life

Venezuela-born influencer Elenora “Lele” Pons is a social-media phenom, model, actress, and a hilarious comedian. She is also a YouTuber who started global popularity through social media Vine. Lele is the fastest star who reached the 1 billion ‘loops’ and gained more than 7 billion ‘loops’ before Vine being inactive. After moving to YouTube, she rose even more with 15++ million subscribers on her account. She also grew the engagement through her Instagram and Twitter.

The social-media star was born on June 25, 1996 in Caracas, Venezuela to an architect and pediatrician parents. She already had an interest in art since she was young, even before she could talk. Lele and her mother were kidnapped for ransom when she was 5, which made the family decide to move to Miami for a better living. Young Lele had difficulties in learning and was diagnosed with attention-deficit disorder, dyslexia, and Tourette’s syndrome. It made her have a hard time while speaking in English. She was getting bullied for her awkward gestures and nerd looks. Lele spent her high school life training as a classical opera singer.

The 15 year-old Lele was introduced by her friend to social media and at that time, Vine was a new social media platform that became popular. She then began to post six-second creative videos about her struggles at home and school. She never thought that the content she made slowly got a wider audience until she was noticed by the school mates and made them respect her. Soon, her name was a big sensation in Vine who was famous for hilarious skits.

Lele Pons Career & Net Worth, a Social Media Star behind Those Hilarious Vines and Fabulous Life

It took a long time for Lele to realize that she was not that unnoticeable-nerd girl anymore; even a stranger asked her to take a photo together. After the Vine shutting down, she kept making creative contents in YouTube and Instagram which gained her over 30 million followers. Outside the big number of views that she got, she often received hate comments for her videos. Lele got criticism for producing inappropriate contents which could be watched by her younger fans. But haters did not stop her from posting another skits that were born out of her experiences.

The popularity led Lele to enter the entertainment business and open to new opportunities. After signing to a management company Shots Studios in 2016, she got some help to manage her talent. She was chosen as the model for Dolce and Gabbana runway in Milan, became the ambassador for the famous makeup brand CoverGirl, and featured as the judge in the 2017 Miss Universe.

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Her name also belonged to the most watched Instagram stories in 2017. She established herself as a successful influencer with her name on Forbes list of the Top Influencers of 2017 with a net worth of $3 million. Time also recognized her as Most Influential Teens of 2015 and featured in the magazine among 30 Most Influential People on the Internet in the following year. Lele even launched a fictional book about her high school life named Surviving High School in 2016.