The bathroom has always provided a stage for a countless number of celebrities who maybe, didn’t trust in their ability initially or just needed to be sure they would get the needed audience before they launch their talent in a proper setting. Nevertheless, there is no place too obscure for a star to shine forth, it’s the ability to shine is innate and it shines when it will. Today, we will introduce you to one of the bathroom-made celebrities, Bryan Silva, who started uploading a series of six-second clips wherein he records himself reciting rap lyrics from his bathroom. Did I mention it? The raps are horrible but that’s one of his strong points anyway.
Bryan describes himself as a king of all trades being a bodybuilder, a rapper, and a porn star. One of his most famous rap videos is the Gratata which has inspired numerous parodies and remakes on Vine. His onomatopoeic sound has helped to garner more than 460k followers to on the platform. More so, his offensive use of the n-word ingrained in sexually explicit language has also made him quite a household name among fans. Thus, the search to know more about him. Let’s get down to find out all we need to know about the “Gratata” originator.
Who is Bryan Silva?
Bryan Silva is a Florida-born personality who is known for his gay porn movies and horrible rapping. He was born on 2nd January 1991 but moved to Charlottesville, Virginia when he was 2. When he was 14, in 2005, he was convicted of assault and breaking-and-entering and subsequently jailed for three years. His charges also included attacking his school principal.
His parents are Michael and Robin Silva and he has an older brother, Phillip. He got his GED at 16 while he was still locked up in prison.
Why is He so Popular?
Bryan became popular for his raps. He also thinks that his name plays the most part in getting him out to the public and introducing him to fame. In addition to that, his body, face, actions and persona all sum up to increase his popularity rate as most people can’t help but want to know what Bryan Silva is all about and what he looks like.
Although he says he does not really rap but mainly freestyle, his Gratata line was what to got his listeners the most. Besides his gun sound production, he is also known for his line, Suck it like a slurpy. It also seems that his posts, no matter their contents, attract views even if it is just him addressing his haters, and true to his belief, haters make one famous. He has amassed quite a lot of them since he started posting his content. In one of such cases, he appeared on the World Star Hip Hop website to address his haters. The video has received more than one million views.
As per his use of the n-word, he justifies it with the fact that he is street trained and he has been out there since he was 8, added to the fact that he spent a part of his life behind bars. He got into bodybuilding while in jail and continued after his release. After he got his freedom, he moved to California—La Quinta at 19 where he got more acquainted with the industry. He also has a clothing line where he markets a range of wears for all groups (men, women, kids).
Having attained celebrity status, every detail about him becomes a piece to be devoured by fans and haters alike. Bryan made the headline again in early 2016 when he was arrested after a standoff with police in Virginia. He faced charges for abduction and possession of a firearm by a convicted felon. Being the person he is, he made a video on Facebook, showing himself being barricaded, intoxicated, yelling and cursing in front of viewers during the police raid in his home.
Eventually, he was sentenced to 6 years in prison although more than four years of the sentence were suspended as he was released in February 2018.
Bryan Silva Net Worth
It’s a known fact that work pays, no matter how hard it may be and the time it takes before the wages start coming. Bryan has been able to get for himself an impressive net worth by literally getting on people’s nerves most time. He also gets his fortune through his adverts on social media but unfortunately, his exact net worth cannot be confirmed at the moment even though there are different speculations about it.
Is Bryan Silva Gay?
Nothing is impossible for the Vine star, especially when being himself and expressing it. His Vine and YouTube fame led to the discovery of his previous work in the adult film industry. As a gay porn performer, he went by the name Max Payne. He has worked with Helix Studios, Next Door Studios (NSFW), and Corbin Fisher.
However, he has stated emphatically on his Twitter that being gay porn does not translate his sexuality as gay. For all it’s worth, he got into porn because he felt the need to stand out and succeed.