The internet is indeed the gold mine of the 21st century. While millions of users around the world only depend on it for fun and entertainment, a select few seem to be able to make a career out of it by providing unlimited entertainment. Popular social media personality, Evan Breen belongs to this latter category of individuals who are equipped with the necessary tools required to make a living off the internet.
Evan Breen possesses an infectious personality coupled with comedic brilliance which keeps his millions of fans and followers always coming back for more. His first shot to fame with comedic videos was on the now-defunct short-video entertainment app Vine. His content basically consists of comedy videos and sketches. However, Evan Breen is also able to put on his “serious cap” and delve into very critical issues that affect humanity. When Vine ceased in late 2016, Breen was able to maintain his followership even as he switched to the video streaming website YouTube.
Evan Breen Biography – Age
Evan Breen was born on November 7, 1988, in Detroit, Michigan. He was raised alongside one sibling, a younger sister named Kelly. The young Breen had his high school education at Grosse Pointe South High School (GPS) located in Grosse Pointe Farms, a suburban town bordering Detroit, Michigan. He graduated from high school in 2006.
For his college education, Breen enrolled at Western Michigan University in Kalamazoo, Michigan to pursue a degree in business. However, he was not able to complete his degree as he left before his final semester. After dropping out of college, Evan Breen took up several odd jobs in order to pay his bills.
Right from his teenage years, Breen had always known he had the talent for comedy. He took a few acting classes, however, he was never confident enough to get on stage and perform. When he got into college, he started writing comedy and creating comedy sketches. While still a college student, Breen eventually stumbled upon the video-sharing platform Vine and decided to join just for the fun of it. He started sharing content on the platform in 2013 after seeing a video shared by another comedian named Chris D’Elia.
In his early months on Vine, Evan Breen was able to garner thousands of followers on his “LAturtle” account while still in his home city of Detroit. However, he was never really able to make money off it. Due to his reputation as a famous Viner, he caught the attention of a Los Angeles-based media company, and that marked the beginning of his career as a creative genius joggling between Los Angeles and Detroit. In addition to creating videos for his own social media accounts, he also creates video content for several other channels and media companies.
Even when most of the top Viners began to commercialize their Vines in order to make money, Even Breen remained true to his art and this further endeared him to fans. He was able to garner about 1.8 million followers on Vine before the platform was shut down in 2016.
So far, Breen has been able to make a transition from the now-defunct Vine network to other social media sites. His “LAturtle” YouTube channel boasts of well over 350,000 subscribers coupled with well over 26 million cumulative views. His statistics on other social media platforms are also impressive. Owing to his growing reputation, Evan Breen has equally scored major collaborations with other social media heavyweights such as Ethan Klein.
His Net Worth
Over the years, Evan Breen has proven his talent as a comedic genius. As a result, he has garnered millions of fans and followers which has earned him a place in the top echelons of social media celebs.
The move from Vine to YouTube has afforded him several opportunities to make money off his popular videos. Unlike the Vine platform where it was difficult to commercialize content without sacrificing originality, Evan Breen currently makes a lot of money from the subscriptions and views that accrue to his YouTube channel. However, his net worth remains unknown.
Other Facts You Need To Know
1. Evan Breen stands at a height of 5 feet 9 inches. The social media personality maintains his weight at an average of 72 kg (159 lb).
2. The comedian is of European descent; partly Irish and partly German with a minute degree of Indian heritage.
3. As he was very close to graduation when he quit school, Evan Breen hopes to return to college someday and complete his final semester.