Who is Jessie Paege?
Jessie Paege was born on 12 March 1999, in New Jersey, USA, and is a YouTube personality, best known for her self-titled YouTube channel. She posts content related to fashion, lifestyle, and rock music, among many others. Her online fame has also helped her gain roles in several series.
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The Wealth of Jessie Paege
How rich is Jessie Paege? As of early-2019, sources estimate a net worth that is over $4 million, earned largely through a successful career on YouTube. She’s also known to be supportive of teenagers who’ve experienced being alienated during this phase of their life, as through her video content she promotes the message that it is okay to be yourself. As she continues her endeavors, it is expected that her wealth will also continue to increase.
Early Life and Online Beginnings
Jessie grew up in New Jersey, and was raised by her parents alongside a brother, also becoming close to her grandparents. Her father and grandparents weren’t really informed as to the popularity of social media and the possibility of building a career there. She spent a lot of her time growing up learning how to play the acoustic and the electric guitar.
She was mainly supported by her mother, and when she discovered that it was possible for her to start posting videos on the website YouTube, she was encouraged to try her hand at it. YouTube is one of the most popular websites in the world and the main source of video-related content. It has become a great source for movie trailers, short films, educational videos, video blogs, and live stream content, and has been responsible for the success of numerous individuals who’ve become celebrities, thanks to their fame on the website.
Paege was just 14 years old when she began posting videos on YouTube. One of the reasons was because it allowed her to have a social presence and be herself, as she was a shy girl in school, suffering a lot from anxiety. She was inspired by fellow YouTuber Bethany Mota who told her during a meet and greet that she also suffered from anxiety, and that YouTube helped her become more comfortable. Inspired by that story, she wanted to see if she could also attain the same level of impact.
She enjoyed filming and being in front of the camera compared to hanging out with people from school; the videos allowed her to communicate with people even though she was not there in person. While her channel started slowly, she steadily gained more subscribers as the years continued. She uploaded her first video in 2014, posting various fashion-related content including recent hauls. She also did beauty tutorials, and then started to venture into making vlog-related content. Gaining a little bit of support for her earlier videos, she was motivated to continue making content.
Rise to Fame
One of the reasons for Jessie’s rise to fame is due to her commitment to making videos about topics that interested her. Instead of copying the trend alongside similar YouTubers, she began to take these concepts and often added a personal twist to them. She also talked about how YouTube has become a way for her to become more comfortable about herself. She has gained some criticisms for her channel mainly due to cyber bullies and even critics in her school. She has contemplated on deleting her account multiple times.
She didn’t even tell some of her friends that she had a YouTube account as she was shy though later she decided that she wouldn’t let the opinion of others shape her life. Some of her most popular videos include challenge videos, and those in which she collaborated with other YouTubers. She also does a lot of videos about coloring her hair, and some of her other popular videos include Now and Then, and comedy-related content. Recently, she’s been open about her sexuality, and how she is single. She’s also done a lot more interactive content, often using her Instagram followers as inspiration.
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Personal Life and Social Media
For her personal life, it is known that Paege is single, but has made videos stating that she has an interest in starting a relationship. In recent months, she admitted to her family and to her followers that she is gay, and is interested in women though her videos suggest that she has also still retained her interest in men. Since posting the news, she’s been more active in talking about her sexuality and sexual preferences., and she’s also not been shy in talking about her experiences with both boys and girls.
Similar to numerous YouTube personalities, she is highly active online through accounts on several social media websites. She has an account on Twitter which promotes her YouTube content, and mentions her day to day endeavors. She also has an Instagram page on which she posts a lot of personal photos. She has done cosplay as seen in her account, and has also visited several major events. She’s known to be an avid “Harry Potter” fan. She also documented her struggle and recovery from the eating disorder anorexia, which left her malnourished and underweight for most of 2018. She has since recovered, and many are supportive of her development.