YouTube Stars Celebrated

YouTube Stars Celebrated

Seoul is a city with an emerging female talent community; the city is known for its beauty and championing of Korean fashion trends. You can meet young ladies who have become Korea's successful online stars here. In the world of YouTube, one person's success story has the power to inspire others to imitate their steps. Consider the following success stories:

Gabby Hanna: With nearly 5.5 million subscribers, Gabbie Hanna is a star on her own YouTube channel. Gabby has impressed viewers all over South Korea, from sun-drenched beaches to mountainous forests on the island of Jeju and beyond; Gabby's a runaway success story. Kim Ji Soo: One of Korea's most famous YouTubers, Kim Ji Soo, is a 22-year-old woman who recently made headlines for appearing at the 2018 Billboard Music Awards. Known for her quirky sense of style and adorable cosplays, Kim Ji Soo began her career as a teen on Vine, where she gained millions of followers by posting makeup tutorials and music reactions. She became one of Korea's leading vloggers before launching her eponymous YouTube channel in 2013.

Park Mi-Jung: Park Mi-Jung was born and raised in Seoul. YouTuber Park Mi-Jung was an outsider to the K-pop world. After receiving her first internet account at 16, she was quickly inspired by Korean pop stardom pics that reflected her daily life. Park Mi-Jung turns out to be the real deal, a girl with a passion for making videos and a genuine love for what she does. That's not all; consider Lee Joo-young: The celebrity vlogger Lee Joo-young has amassed over 4 million followers on her YouTube channel. Her latest video features 23-year-old Park Soo-Jung. Park posted a video of herself dancing around in a bikini and ended up shooting with the YouTuber sensation; the latter put her spin on several thrilling songs.

Jukki Han: And there's the story of Seoul's celebrated sensation, Jukki Han. Jukki rose from humble beginnings as a child prodigy who stole the spotlight at talent shows and the local theatre. She later achieved her dream of becoming a successful entertainer in the big city of Seoul. Then there's the "Flowerlip" story, the story of Yoon So-mi. Inspired by her country's beauty and culture, Yoon So-mi, popularly goes by the handle "Flowerlip;" she soon became an instant sensation. Yoon So Mi posts videos daily on YouTube; she gradually racked up over 2 million subscribers who watch her videos. The videos feature her trying various food products to taste if they are as good as advertised; the world is hers for the taking.

Park Sun Ah: In the last few years, YouTuber Park Sun Ah has amassed a massive following worldwide; she posted videos of herself dancing, singing and break-dancing. Her latest video features her taking on a dance challenge that leaves everyone in stitches; here's another of Seoul's female celebrities. And there's the story of the 18-year-old singer, YouTuber and model Gabbi Noriega. Gabby started as a dancer in the popular Korean variety show, Show Me the Money 10. She soon uploaded her version of "Through The Dark" by Mariah Carey on YouTube- it went viral and reached over 60 million views; it became her first hit song. After the song's success, Gabbi decided to make it the official debut track. Currently, her self-titled EP debuts at No. 2 on Billboard's World Albums chart, with sales exceeding 70K copies.

Poom Gwan: Poom Gwan is one of the most loved but controversial female YouTubers in Korea. The internet loves Gwan for her frank, sometimes contentious opinions about sex, beauty and politics. She's variously called an "angelic beauty" and a "fangirl goal;" she has amassed over 1.3 million fans on YouTube. What sets her apart is that she is a female who has broken boundaries and created a style of her own. She ranks among the most-watched female YouTubers in South Korea. From her early days in Vietnam to her journey of becoming one of Asia's top beauty channels with over 300 million views, we are honoured to tell Poom Gwan's story.

Missy Mae: The Korean-American actress, singer, dancer and makeup artist known to millions of fans as Missy Mae has made a name for herself on YouTube by sharing her personal and professional life. Her vlogs have become a cult sensation in Korea and around the world, with lots of followers across the globe.

Finally, consider the tale of 15-year-old Yulia Aksyonova; Yulia became an internet sensation thanks in part due to her knack for cooking and sense of humour. She's been featured by news outlets worldwide, gaining hundreds of thousands of followers.