A list of people who become well known because of the internet. (I tried to only add people who had photos on IMDb)
Born in Miami, Florida, Mario is the son of Mario and Teresita Lavandeira. A proud Cuban-American, Mario was raised in Miami, Florida. He has one sibling, a younger sister, Barbara. Mario graduated With Honors from New York University. He received a B.F.A. in Drama from The Tisch School of the Arts in May 2000. Mario resides in New York.
With nearly 3 million subscribers and more than 430 million video views across her five YouTube channels, Justine is one of top female personalities on YouTube. Justine, who has more than 1.5 million Twitter followers, has been named "the most influential person online" by Fast Company and in 2012 was ranked No. 6 most influential personality by The Daily Beast's Digital Power Index...
Shane Dawson is a young actor from California who started out making videos on YouTube for hobby and eventually became one of the biggest stars of the popular video website. His main videos, small sketches and parodies of popular songs, are seen by millions of people and the most recurrent characters of his works - Shane (himself)...
Lucas Cruikshank is a teenage director and actor who got his start by making videos with his cousins John and Katie, and posting them on You Tube. Together, the trio is known as JKL Productions. Lucas decided to make videos by himself a while after he came up with the character you all love, Fred, who is an annoying 6-year-old with an uncaring mother and is most noted for his sped-up voice...
Romina was born in Coral Gables, Florida and although not large in stature, this actress, producer, writer, poet and singer is casting a broad shadow across Hollywood. Romina's love of acting began at age 13 when she took her first drama class while attending Carrollton School of the Sacred Heart. She has appeared in films such as "Wild Child"...
Ray William Johnson
Ray was born and raised in Oklahoma City. He later attended Columbia University. He started out making YouTube videos and eventually moved on to become an actor/producer/performer.
Canadian Justin Drew Bieber was born in London, Ontario, the son of Pattie Mallette
and Jeremy Bieber
. Pattie became pregnant when she was 18 years old, and raised him as a single mother. Justin is of French-Canadian (mother) and German, Irish, Scottish, and English (father) descent. As a child, Bieber showed a strong interest in music...
Jackson Davis was Born on March 19, 1979 in a small town called Gloversville, New York. His family moved around for some years until they settled in Lancaster Country, Pennsylvania where Jackson was mostly raised. After graduating high school Jackson decided not to attend College. Instead he opted to worked many different jobs to support himself...
Joe Nation is a Director, Writer and Actor. Born and raised in Scaggsville, Maryland, now resides in Los Angeles. Joe started out making comedy sketches and music parodies on YouTube. He wrote, directed, and starred in two webseries, 'The YouTube Assassin' and 'The Ford Fiesta Movement' (Ford Motors)...
Greyson Michael Chance is an American singer, songwriter and pianist whose April 2010 performance of Lady Gaga's "Paparazzi" at a sixth-grade music festival became a hit on YouTube, gaining over 36 million views. Two of his original compositions, "Stars" and "Broken Hearts", gained over 4 and 6 million views respectively on his YouTube channel...
Sara made her Broadway debut as young Carol Burnett in Hollywood Arms, at 10, written by Ms. Burnett and her daughter, Carrie Hamilton. It's legendary director, Hal Prince, remarked that Sara "possesses an extraordinary voice and acting honesty, and a personality that leaps across the stage." A short time later...
Nick was born in Woodbury, Minnesota. When he was age 4, he moved to Waterloo, Belgium, where he lived until 1994. It was then that he moved to Sarasota, Florida, where he later graduated from the Ringling College of Art and Design with a BFA in Animation. He currently works at Pixar Animation Studios in Emeryville...
Rebecca Black is best known for her song "Friday" which became an Internet sensation in March 2011. According to Billboard.com, she is just one of the pop stars coming from a production company called Ark Music Factory.
Music is her passion, which is evident to at least 370 thousand people who are currently subscribing to her YouTube account, which is how she first broke out onto the scene in 2007. Her first original song and single "Goodbyes" made it on Radio Disney, where it found a home for 18 weeks on it's Top 30 countdown and even reached #5 (something rare for a singer who doesn't have a record label).