17 Celebrities Who Owe Their Fame To The Internet

 

 

1  Cardi B

Showing up on vine, Cardi B’s humour and out-going personality struck a chord with online audiences way before she became a rapper.

 

 

 

 

2  Kate Upton

 

At the age of 18, Kate Upton went viral for a video of her doing ‘The Dougie’, taking her straight to stardom.

 

3  Alessia Cara

 

Another YouTube viral sensation, Alessia’s singing took off from her videos as a young teen.

 

 

 

 

4  Justin Bieber

 

From a video of Justin Bieber doing a Justin Timberlake cover on YouTube going viral, to the internet sensation of ‘Bieber Fever’, there’s no doubt the internet had a part to play in his rise to fame.

 

5  The Weeknd

 

Starting off lowkey on the internet, The Weeknd let his music speak for itself before becoming the huge celeb he is today.

 

 

 

 

6  Doja Cat

Mooo! Enough said.

 

7  Shawn Mendes

 

Sharing his singing videos on Vine, his vocal chords instantly struck a chord with audiences. And I’m sure the looks helped too!

 

 

 

 

8  Liza Koshy

 

After going viral for her quirk and comedic content, Liza kept her following across Vine and YouTube.

 

9  Quenlin Blackwell

 

Another Vine star, Quenlin moved to TikTok to continue growing her online audience.

 

 

 

 

10  Troye Sivan

 

From YouTube covers to vlogs, Troye attracted a large audience with his personality and talent.

 

11  Lil Nas X

 

Old Town Road. That will be all.

 

 

 

 

12  Soulja Boy

 

From the dawn of YouTube itself, Soulja Boy was cranking that to millions of views.

 

13  Dylan O’Brien

 

From home movies to the sliver screen, Dylan O’Brien was no stranger to YouTube virality.

 

 

 

 

14  Dua Lipa

 

From model to YouTube sensation, Dua, like many others, started out humble by covering songs on the platform.

 

15  Darren Criss

 

Darren’s stardom rose when his performance of Harry Potter in A Very Potter Musical went viral on YouTube.

 

 

 

 

16  Bo Burnham

 

The leader of viral videos, Bo’s entire career has practically been build off of his incredibly entertaining song-driven comedy.

 

17  Halsey

 

Thanks to YouTube, a young Halsey was able to show the world her talent and passion for music.