Reina Scully is a social media star, a YouTube personality, a renowned writer, and actress, who has also built a career as a language translator and an avid gamer. In all her activities as an entertainer, the famous YouTuber has made a conscious effort to set herself apart from the crowd.
She first gained popularity through her activities as the host of SourceFed in March of 2014. However, Reina’s popularity grew by January of 2018 following her released response/reaction video to Logan Paul’s video detailing his experience in Japan. Reina is one of the select few that has successfully transformed the various social media platforms into money-making ventures, as a result, facts about this YouTube sensation has become a topic of public interest.
Reina Scully Is An Only Child
The social media star was born as Reina Suzuki on the 21st of August 1988 in Japan. Owing to her irrefutable love for Gillian Anderson’s portrayal of Dana Scully in X Files, Reina opted to adopt the name ‘Scully’ in affirmation of the admiration she has for the character, thus her current moniker – Reina Scully. The Japanese woman is also a citizen of the United States of America where she currently resides.
A look at the internet star’s family background showed that Reina was born as the only child of her parents who relocated to the United States when she was barely out of the diapers. Sadly, her parents reportedly got divorced when the YouTuber was just seven years of age.
However, Scully seems not to be affected by her parent’s separation as she often praises them, sharing their personal pictures on her Instagram page, she has also featured her father in one of her videos, however, their names, as well as other personal details are still under wraps.
Scully Is Passionate About Her Home Country
Reina Scully is one YouTuber that is passionate about her origin. Though the major part of her childhood and adult life was spent in the United States, the Japanese holds her roots to heart and is ready to fall out with anybody who dares to cast a slur on her country of origin.
A typical example was when YouTuber Logan Paul made a video about Japanese committing suicide in the popular forest close to Tokyo. The video which was created on the 31st of December 2017 in the Aokigahara forest of Japan, also known as ‘suicide forest elicited mixed responses from the public including Scully who did not hesitate to get into a scuffle with the guy. She responded to Logan’s controversial video via a reactionary video created on the 2nd of January 2018.
There, the social media star expressed her dissatisfaction with the video stating that Paul did not respect the Japanese by coming up with such despicable content. Though Reina’s reaction to Logan’s video gained her the wrath and abuse of his loyal fans, she had the support of many who spoke in her favor. This contributed her rise to more success on her social media accounts including YouTube.
She Launched her YouTube Channel As A Means Of Showcasing Her Passion For Japan
Reina began her social media career from Twitter as far back as 2010 when she made an incursion into the online world. Having earned a good number of followers on the platform, the youngster was led to create a YouTube account the following year. The channel was finally launched on the 17th of October 2011, using the name Reina Scully.
The YouTuber’s self-titled channel was majorly a means to progress the burning passion she has for her origin Japan and also to showcase some personal interests like gaming and anime. Reina started sharing videos she had created; most popular among them are her translations of Japanese language to English, as well as Japanese lessons that are humorously made to entertain teeming subscribers.
Reina Scully’s personal YouTube channel currently commands over 381k subscribers which when translated to earnings means that the internet star is not doing badly at all. Besides, when you factor in the sponsored posts/adverts that she posts on her internet accounts and the views that have exceeded 21 million, you will agree that Scully is doing quite well.
As the internet star gathers more fame, her fan base has been boosted by collaborative works with other YouTube personalities such as Anime Man and Steven Suptic. Through these collaborative efforts, the Japanese featured in the popular podcast known as Boys Only Club alongside Steven Suptic.
She Earned an Award Serving As A Host On SourceFed Channel
As the vlogger continue to garner more popularity on the YouTube platform, she was then invited to work for the channel SourceFed. The channel is focused on popular culture, technology, and news, and was created in 2012 as a part of the YouTube $100 million original channel initiative.
Reina Scully accepted the invitation and went on to serve as host of the channel with Cree Essrig, earning the 2014 News and Currents Events Streamy Award in the process. Unfortunately, SourceFed was suspended in 2017, but later made a return with new content, new producer, and the name – NERD; however, the followership is pales in comparison with the original SourceFed as many of its shows died a natural death.
Reina Scully Has Been Married Since 2016
The best part about being married is you can have a zillion meltdowns and your husband still has to love you forever and ever 😙💛 This is my favorite photo of us enjoying our first spring in Japan together 🇯🇵🌸 #japan #sakura #桜 pic.twitter.com/hn8q9gJqEf
— Reina Scully (@ReinaScully) April 10, 2019
Reina Scully is proudly married to Michael Flusk, their engagement was made known through the YouTube sensation’s Twitter handle in 2014. They tied the nuptial knot two years later, in October 2016. The couple’s wedding ceremony was a typical Japanese traditional wedding and it took place in her home country. The video of the occasion was uploaded by the versatile media entertainer on her YouTube channel.
— Reina Scully (@ReinaScully) September 19, 2014
Not much is known about her husband beyond the fact that he seems to be a gamer, a lover of sports, and geek culture which led the two to connect quickly. They were said to have dated for a long time before making their engagement known in 2014.
The 5 feet 7 inches YouTube star seems to be super proud of her husband as she floods her Instagram account with photos where they are seen having fun and traveling to various locations in her home country.