Before its eventual shutdown in October 2011, Vine was one of the most loved apps in the world. The online platform which allowed users to share looping 6-second videos generated many memorable memes as well as rib-cracking videos. It also launched the career of some of the biggest names in the music industry today including the likes of Shawn Mendes and Grammy-winning rapper, Cardi B. So, who are the 10 most popular Viners of all time, and what are their net worths? We have the answers right here.
Most Popular Viners and Their Net Worths
10. Josh Peck
Followers – 9.14m; Net Worth – $3 million
Josh Peck (real name – Joshua Michael Peck) is the 10th most popular Viner of all time. He initially found fame as an actor, appearing in movies and TV shows such as Drake & Josh, Pitch, The Big Bang Theory, and The Wedding Ringer. He later launched his vine account where his irreverent sense of humor made him a hit. The actor cum internet personality now has a net worth of $3 million.
9. Jerry Purpdrank
Followers – 9.36m; Net Worth – $2.5 million
Purpdrank became popular on Vine due to his videos which featured scenarios that most ordinary folks can relate to. Prior to hitting it big on Vine, Purpdrank was a struggling actor and producer based in Boston. He later moved to Los Angeles where he found his fame on Vine. Purpdrank has since extended his influence to other social media handles. He is also a budding rapper and the video for his single, No L’s, has more than four million views on YouTube. All this has contributed to a handsome net worth estimated at $2.5 million.
8. Logan Paul
Followers – 9.44 million; Net Worth – $14 million
Logan Paul is one of the most popular, and controversial, internet personalities in the world. The L.A. native initially became popular on Vine due to his exaggerated videos. He has now gone on to become a prominent YouTuber with his two YouTube channels boasting of more than 20 million subscribers combined. Logan has also scored appearances in several movies and TV shows and has a net worth of $14 million.
7. Curtis Lepore
Follower – 9.5 million; Net Worth – $5 million
Curtis Lepore is a native of New York and was born on the 28th of June 1983. He initially dabbled into music, and sang with various bands, before joining Vine. His videos, which featured his pet dog/sidekick – Buster Beans, proved to be a big hit with viewers and he went on to become the 7th most popular Viner of all time. Lepore later fell into troubled waters when his girlfriend and fellow Viner, Jessi Smiles, accused him of rape. The charges were later reduced to a misdemeanor and the New York native has now moved on with his life. He has a net worth estimated at $5 million.
6. Cameron Dallas
Followers – 9.59 million; Net Worth – $4.5 million
Everyone loves a good prank and Dallas was Vine’s ultimate prankster. The California native was renowned for his videos which featured him playing pranks on family members, including his mom Gina and sister, Sierra. Cameron Dallas has since diversified to the mainstream media, appearing in movies and TV shows such as American odyssey, Expelled and The Outfield. He also has a Netflix reality TV series titled Chasing Cameron. All this has contributed to an admirable net worth of $4.5 million.
5. Brittany Furlan
Followers – 9.91 million; Net Worth – $800,000 to $2 million
In a world that was apparently dominated by men, Brittany Furlan held it down for the ladies. Her comedic videos involved timely commentary as well as unforgettable recurring characters. These vines propelled her to the topmost echelons of Vinedom with Time Magazine naming her one of the most influential internet personalities of 2015. The Pennsylvania native has since scored her own sketch comedy show whilst appearing in a Netflix documentary titled The American Meme. She has also appeared in several films and now has a net worth estimated at between $800,000 to $2 million.
4. Rudy Mancuso
Follower – 10.67 million; Net Worth – $2.5 million
Mancuso is a Brazilian/Italian Viner who was popular for his musical comedy sketches. He also endeared himself to many with his portrayal of a Spanish batman and a Spanish superman. Since the shutdown of Vine, Mancuso has focused on his music and is now a budding singer. He has performed at several music festivals and has dropped hit singles such as Mama, Black & White, and Lento. His net worth is estimated at $2.5 million.
3. Lele Pons
Follower – 11.43million; Net Worth – $3 million
Pons is a Venezuelan-born American teenager who gained fame on Vine, thanks to hyper-edited videos of her playing pranks on her family members. She also lampooned certain aspects of Venezuelan culture and holds the record as the first Viner to reach 1 billion loops. Lele Pons is now a musician and has released several singles. She has also featured in the music videos of some popular artistes and served as the brand ambassador for a cosmetics company – CoverGirl. All this has earned her a decent fortune estimated at $3 million.
2. Nash Grier
Followers – 12.85 million; Net Worth – $3 million
Grier endeared himself to millennials with vines of skateboarding accidents, horrible dance skills, as well as his funny commentary on teenage news. His unique insight into teen issues was not surprising given that he was a high school freshman at the time that Vine launched. Nash Grier has since extended his influence to other social media handles and now has a net worth of $3 million.
Followers – 16.19 million; Net Worth – $2 million
The aptly named KingBach (real name, Andrew B. Bachelor) was truly the king of Vine. The Canadian citizen was the most popular Viner of all time with over 16 million followers. His huge popularity stemmed from his portrayal of various recurring characters as well as his willingness to collaborate with other top-ranked Viners. Since the closure of Vine, KingBach has moved on to the mainstream media. He has featured in shows on BET and MTV, and now has a net worth of $2 million.