A distinct set of youngsters have constantly explored the opportunity presented by the internet to achieve quick fame and popularity. Meg Turney is not an exception. The Internet personality, model, cosplayer, and vlogger started her career as an internet star through her hosting job, she has also recorded some photo sessions with a few photographers as a model.
Meg is constantly in touch with her fans on her YouTube channel – MEG TURNEY, where she posts her weekly vlogs. Her eponymous account on Instagram has amassed over 600,000 followers and still counting. Though she stopped updating her YouTube channel earlier in the year because of an unfortunate experience, she is fully back and active with her vlogging business.
Who is Meg Turney?
There isn’t much information on the family background and educational qualifications of the Internet star but we do know that her birth name is Megan LeeAnn Turney and she was born in Austin Texas In the United States on March 12, 1987. She is of American nationality while her ethnicity is not known. Since Meg came under the spotlight, she has been raising the bars, one notch at a time, as a model, YouTuber, cosplayer, vlogger, and internet personality.
5 Facts You Need to Know About Meg Turney
- Body Measurements
The YouTube sensation is not a tall woman, she stands at a height of 5 feet 2 inches and is endowed with a bodyweight of 58 kg. Her body build is on the voluptuous side with general statistics of 35-25-36 inches. The internet entertainer’s eye color is said to be brown, but we cannot ascertain the exact color of her hair which is constantly switching colors.
The famous YouTuber got introduced to the 2002 cosplaying and anime conventions when a friend invited her to Ushicon 1. Her debut performance in cosplay was of Sailor Heavy Metal Papillon from the anime, Sailor Moon. According to her, she failed on her first attempt at cosplay, she described it as incredibly difficult, coupled with the fact that she couldn’t even make half the costume. It was really tough but despite that, she was as happy as a clam.
Since her debut, she has earned a lot of recognition for her cosplaying, Meg has been described by Gamer Headlines as being popular for her high-quality cosplay as well as her saucy lingerie photos. Some of the cosplays like Psycho, Princess Leia, and Faye Valentine have been commended by several online publications. Her personality as a cosplayer earned her an appearance on Heroes of Cosplay – a Syfy series. The Fan Expo Vancouver 2016 edition featured her as a special guest.
Some of her cosplays include; Cosplay of a member of Team Rocket from Pokémon, of Elizabeth from BioShock Infinite, Cosplay of Sailor Heavy Metal Papillon from Sailor Moon, and Cosplay of Vav from X-Ray and Vav.
- Modeling Career
As a model, Meg Turney has worked with several photographers, She had a photoshoot with Playboy in 2015, and by April of the same year, she was rated #20 out of 100 Sexiest Women in the World in the FHM annual list.
- Sexual Orientation
Meg has openly spoken about her sexual preferences with her audiences, according to the social media personality, she is bisexual. She further discussed her sexuality with VlogBrother via a YouTube video, talking about how she faced a lot of teasing because of her sexual orientation which she has never been ashamed to bring to the fore.
Currently, Meg is in a romantic relationship with English actor, director, cinematographer, and internet personality Gavin Free. Gavin is best known as the creative director of both Rooster Teeth, Relocated, and Red vs Blue (season 7). The couple’s relationship took off in 2013 and has been going strong over the years. It is a known fact that Meg Turney helped Gavin with his lines for the movie titled Lazer Team because she was really good with the Southern Twang accent while her boyfriend has a British accent. The couple met at PAX Prime where Meg’s friend introduced them. Turney previously dated Kevin Pereira from 2010 to 2012.
- Home Invasion
Early in 2018, precisely on the 26th of January, a crazy gunman broke into the internet star’s home where she currently resides with Free. The gunman gained entrance after breaking a window, firing a shot as he advanced. Upon hearing the shot, the couple quickly took cover in the closet and contacted the cops from there. The police accosted the trigger-happy intruder outside the house as he was already leaving after an unsuccessful search for the occupants of the house. Faced with the police, the suspect released another shot which elicited a responding shot from the cops who later found him dead by his car.
The cops are still carrying out investigations on whose gun hit the invader – the police or perhaps self-inflicted. However, Meg Turney and her lover came out of the experience unscathed and the gunman’s motif has been uncovered, he had every intention of maiming Free whom he felt resentment for because he (the gunman) had developed some unhealthy obsession for Meg. The experience made the internet personality think twice about sharing her life with fans through the internet. It took her all of six months to commence work on her YouTube channel again.