Who Is Ana Cheri and How Does The Instagram Model Make Her Money?

Ana Cheri is an American Model, Sportswoman, Fitness Personal Trainer, Actress, Speaker, Entrepreneur, YouTuber, Instagram Star, and Internet Personality. She belongs to the category of curvaceous beauties who have been able to monetize their looks to rake in millions of dollars basically by posting their drool-worthy pictures on Instagram.

However, Cheri is more than just another curvy girl on the gram; she is a renowned fitness model, an entrepreneur, and a motivational speaker. Of course, her appearance as the Playboy Magazine Playmate of the Month in October 2015 had a lot to do with skyrocketing her fame.

She has since expanded her offering beyond social media and established a number of businesses that help her to continue to inspire women everywhere to take charge of their overall health and fitness. We will explore everything we could uncover about this social media personality on the personal and professional fronts.

Quick Facts

Name Ana Cheri
Birthday May 16, 1986
Age 33
Gender Female
Height 5 feet 7 inches
Weight 59 kg
Nationality American
Profession Instagram Star
Net Worth $5 Million
Married/Single Married
Husband Ben Moreland
Instagram @anacheri

As an Instagram model, Ana Cheri has built a huge fan base of over 12.6 million followers on her Instagram account @anacheri. She is also the CEO of ‘Cheri Fit’

Ana Cheri Is A True California Girl

The beauty was born on May 16, 1986, in Anaheim, California and is considered by many – fans and contemporaries alike – as the quintessential exotic model. This is down to one major reason – her interesting mix of ethnicity.

Thanks to her parents, she is Mexican, Caucasian, and Native American. Her Caucasian heritage comes from her blonde French mother, Amanda Cheri while her father, Alvin Cheri is Mexican/Native American and looks every bit as much.

She was raised in the midst of boys as the only girl with two brothers. Describing herself as “tomboyish” back in the day, Ana’s close relationship with her brothers rubbed off on her much-admired strong personality and present-day career. She stated in several interviews that her parents raised many other children as well and so, she grew up with many kids at home.

She is the perfect blend of tough and soft. As much as she loves girlie fashion, she’s still some tough cookie when it comes to physical strength. Ana had an active childhood; as a kid, she played soccer every chance she could get.

By the time she got to high school, she had added cheerleading to her athletic portfolio and was also part of the school’s track team. She loves football, baseball, skateboarding and works out on a regular basis. Despite her bold personality, however, Ana is acrophobic (afraid of heights) and thus, dislikes flying.

Like many kids before and after her, Cheri was bullied a lot as a child, all the way up to high school. This resulted in a stint of her life being tainted with low self-esteem issues. Little information is known about her educational background but we can confirm that she graduated with a degree in Marketing.

Ana Cheri’s Fact Card

How Did Ana Cheri Become Popular?

While studying marketing in college, the model tried her hands at some skills to be able to finance herself. One of the jobs she did was as a hairstylist before she finally decided it was not for her.

Ana then started making posts on her Instagram, mainly pictures of herself with fitness tips as captions. In turn, her following started climbing steadily, and soon, she landed on the radar of several local modeling brands in California.

Ana Cheri’s work with some of these brands pushed her further into the limelight and she was soon working with nationally recognized brands. Her pictures were also featured in several well-known publications such as Muscle and Fitness Magazine.

Ana Cheri’s light really started to shine when she added Playboy to her portfolio. In October 2015, the behemoth franchise featured the model as Playboy Magazine’s Playmate of the Month.

This opened her up to big corporate brands such as Ultimate Armwrestling League, K&N Filters, Monster Energy, Moskova Underwear, and Shredz Supplements among others. For the latter, Ana Cheri serves as their official brand ambassador and travels around the country giving talks and lectures on positive thinking and the many benefits of a fit body and mind.

She moved from modeling for local brands to national brands. Her first major high-profile modeling job was to feature in Muscle and Fitness Magazine. This automatically made her a national celebrity.

Another popular appearance was on Playboy Magazine. She went on to work with companies like Ultimate Armwrestling League, K&N Filters, Monster Energy and Moskova Underwear. She soon became a brand ambassador for Shredz Supplements where her job description entailed touring the country and speaking on the product and the overall perks of a physically fit and healthy body.

The video host and sports lover have appeared in commercials and high-rated racing events. She made her humble beginnings with regular fitness updates on Instagram where she has an astounding 12.6 million followers.

From there, her popularity took a positive leap with teeming followers on Facebook and Twitter. Ana was once featured as Maxim magazine’s Instagram Girl of the Week, as well as Chive’s New Queen of Instagram.

How Ana Cheri Makes Her Money

Asides from her many responsibilities as a model, Ana is also a certified entrepreneur. She and her husband put together their respective backgrounds in marketing and business to launch their own gym, Be More Athletics. The gym is located in Santa Ana, CA, and holds classes every week with huge success since it was launched. She envisions expanding the gym business in due time.

As a model and fashion-friendly personality, she also owns the athletic clothing line Want My Look which markets both casual and inner wears of all sorts, including shoes, shirts, and sweatshirts.

The activewear brand, which is an exclusively online venture, targets the younger and more energetic crowd. So far, the youth market has been making the venture worth the while for the versatile businesswoman.

Ana also used to own a swimwear brand known as Cheri Swim. However, she found that the niche was too seasonal for her taste and she needed something that was year-round. Since she’s already big on fitness, she launched Cheri Fit in September 2017 and it has been doing really well.

Moreover, she has become a brand name for herself and has since taken the fitness business to another level. First, she began to write and publish fitness E-books. Her husband has helped handsomely in this regard by co-writing and publishing these books, most of which are available for free on her personal website.

Ana Cheri also has her own YouTube channel where she has close to a hundred subscribers. Her videos border on various topics such as lifestyle, Q&A, beauty tips, healthy diet plans, interviews, exercise tutorials and have garnered more than 2 million views.

Cheri believes in the power of inner strength and impacting others for the general good of society. As her fame flourishes, she still makes space for philanthropic causes. Ana reaches out to women and empowers them.

With a successful modeling career and serial entrepreneurial start-ups, Ana Cheri’s net worth has been estimated to be $5 million.

Ana Cheri Has A Very Supportive Family

The “Queen of Instagram” as she is often referred to is lucky to have had the support of her family since she made the decision to veer into modeling. Ana did not grow up in a well-to-do family. In fact, they barely ever made it to society’s middle-class ranking.

In this interview posted on her YouTube channel, the vivacious model recalled a particular year when they had to make their own Christmas tree because they could not afford to buy one.

They cut up many layers of green construction paper into tiny pieces in the shape of their spread-out palms and hung them all up on the wall. The next day, her parents got her a Lion King Nala-inspired stuffed animal and she was obsessed with it for a long time.

Although her parents were not able to financially support her as much as they would have wanted, they showed their support in other ways and have been instrumental in her upbringing and career.

Ana’s mother grew up with dreams of becoming a model but never got to fulfill that dream. As a result, she is happy to fulfill her dream through her daughter. During an interview with digital journalist, Ryan Durgy, the model revealed that her parents were no longer together.

When the divorce took place is not known. Still, she maintains a close relationship with her father and his wife and credits them for helping her overcome her bout with low self-esteem.

Ana Cheri is aware of the carnivorous nature of today’s media and has consequently stayed tight-lipped where it concerns the identity of her family members and what they do. She doesn’t post her family on social media because she has a feeling that if she ever does that, it would open a door of ridicule, hate, and mean comments to their respective pages.

So, as the most popular person in her family, she is choosing to protect them from unnecessary exposure. She has grown thick skin through years of exposure but they do not have her hide so she keeps them off her social media life instead.

Ana Cheri’s Personal Life Revealed

The only family member that Cheri doesn’t feel the need to hide away from the public eye is her husband, Ben Moreland. Like Cheri, Moreland is a fitness enthusiast and coach. While he has his own endeavors, they were drawn together by their similar interests and goals and the romance naturally followed.

Cheri and Moreland have been together for well over a decade. It is not very clear when they met but their first meeting was at a kickboxing gym. Cheri had just joined the gym when she met Ben who was already a long-standing member of the establishment. According to Ana, they hit it off immediately and started dating shortly after, sometime in 2006.

After six years, they decided to cement their commitment by walking down the aisle. It was a low-key ceremony that happened at the Miramonte Resort, in Indiana Wells, Riverside County, California, on March 16, 2012. Since 2006, they have functioned together in a well-oiled partnership to launch and run many successful businesses in fitness and fashion. Ben also helps her with the e-books on her website. They do not have a child yet but are living an idyllic life.

Key Takeaways

  1. Ana Cheri is an American Model, Sportswoman, Fitness Personal Trainer, Actress, Speaker, Entrepreneur, YouTuber, Instagram Star, and Internet Personality.
  2. She celebrates her birthday on the 16th of May every year as she was born in the year 1986.
  3. The Social media influencer star spent all her childhood in California with her family. Thanks to her parents, she is Mexican, Caucasian, and Native American. She is also an American citizen
  4. Ana is married to a professional fitness coach named Ben Moreland.
  5. The Instagram model is best recognized for being affiliated with various reputable companies such as; Monster Energy, Ultimate Armwrestling League, Moskova Underwear, and K&N Filters. She also works as the brand ambassador of famous clothing lines such as ‘Shredz’.
  6. Ana has been featured in various magazines like; Maxim and Playboy.
  7. She has built a huge fan base of over 12.6 million followers on her Instagram account @anacheri.
  8. Ana is 5 feet 7 inches tall with a body weight of 59 kg.
Seun Adeola
Seun Adeola
Seun is a CCNA certified graduate of FUTA. He has been writing on various subjects such as relationships, celebrity lifestyle, politics and religion for over 7 years, Other than writing, he enjoys movies, video games, and maintaining a love/hate relationship with Arsenal


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