Rebecca Black is a well-known American YouTube artist who is also a singer who gained fame with the single “Friday” in 2011. The song was credited as the “the worst song ever” and it went viral on YouTube. She has released many singles and currently uploads her videos on her own YouTube channel. Black’s videos are based on various topics. Here is a quick summary of Rebecca Black’s net worth in 2018, career and earnings.
Rebecca Black Early Life
Rebecca Renee Black was born on June 21, 1997, in Irvine, California to her vegetarian parents Georgina Marquez Kelly and John Jeffery Black.
From her kindergarten to sixth grade, Black went to a private school. She also moved to a public school but dropped out for homeschooling. In the public school, she was in the musical theater program. She failed in English classes as she was busy in her schedules.
Rebecca Black was rumored to have dated Casper Lee in 2013. Currently, she is single.
Rebecca Black Career, Awards & Achievement
Rebecca Black’s career began with the single called “Friday”. It was recorded with the ARK Music Factory. She was inspired to make the single by her mother, who also paid $4000 to ARK. After uploading the video to YouTube, it grossed more than 1,000 views in the first month. Soon, the video became viral and got many views and she also gathered many subscribers. It sold more than 400,000 copies.
Her “Friday” video amassed over 167 million views on YouTube. It was removed in June 2011 and was re-uploaded. It further fetched over 75 million views.
Apart from Friday, Black has released the singles “My Moment”, “Person of Interest”, “Sing It”, and “In Your Words”. In 2013, she released the single “Saturday” in collaboration with Dave Days”. She then released “The Great Divide”, “Foolish”, and “Heart Full of Scars”. In 2017, she released her first EP entitled ‘RE/BL’.
In early 2011, she became the host of an online award show. She became the first person to host an online award show at the O Music Awards Fan Army Party.
In 2012, she appeared in the documentary ‘Katy Perry: Part of Me’. She then voiced as Penny in the film ‘Legend of a Rabbit’. Rebecca Black has appeared in the web series ‘Fine Brothers’ and ‘Life After Friday’. She was featured on ‘Primetime Nightline: Celebrity Secrets’ on ABC.
Black has also released many music videos and has guest appeared in Katy Perry’s “Last Friday Night (T.G.I.F.)”.
Awards & Achievements
In 2011, Rebecca Black was nominated for the MTV O Music Awards for the single “Which Seat Can I Take?”. She has won the Teen Choice Awards in 2011 in the category of Choice Web Star. She was the most searched artist on Google in 2012 and even defeated other popular names like Adele and Lady Gaga.
Net Worth of Rebecca Black
Rebecca Black has an estimated net worth of more than $1.5 million. She made this fortune by regularly uploading her videos to YouTube. Her fortune comes by releasing many singles and also by appearing in films. Black is also the owner of the independent record label called ‘RB Records’.
Rebecca Black is considered one of the most popular YouTube artists in the world. She found considerable success after releasing the video “Friday”. It has gathered more than 167 million views on YouTube. Owing to its success, she released many other singles and has also released its music videos. She has appeared in web series and has also voiced in a film. Black has become a popular YouTube celebrity who has got many subscribers across the world.