Arden Rose is a social media personality, a budding actress, comedian, producer, and writer. Having started initially as a makeup artist, Rose has amassed millions of internet followers owing to her well-informed candid discussions on major pressing social issues spiced with her signature quirky humor.
Her online presence currently cuts across various digital platforms with millions of loyal fans and followers. In addition to her flourishing online career, Arden Rose is also well known to TV audiences for her role as Hillary in season 2 of the comedy series Guardian.
Biography Of Arden Rose
The multitalented internet star and actress was born Arden Ricks on May 3, 1995. She was born to Robin and Jett V. Ricks in Little Rock, the capital city of the Southeastern US state of Arkansas. Arden was raised alongside 3 siblings; a brother named Jett Samuel Ricks and two sisters – Avery and Harper.
Arden Rose’s journey to internet stardom is a case of humble beginnings as she started out as a teenager in 2009. Actually, her main YouTube channel was launched on November 8, 2008, however, she did not put up any video until the following year. Her content at the time consisted mainly of hair and makeup tutorials and her audience were largely teenage girls.
Back in 2013, then-18-year-old Arden decided to put her plans of attending college on hold, she relocated to Los Angeles where she delved into a fulltime YouTube career. Her rise to fame on the internet can be described as meteoric as she gained thousands of followers within the first few years. In November 2014, the talented YouTuber hit a major career milestone as she got signed to Big Frame talent management.
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Arden Rose’s Boyfriend
Arden Rose is known to be in a relationship with fellow YouTuber Will Darbyshire. Will Darbyshire is English and in addition to his blossoming social media career, he is also a writer, director, and filmmaker. The duo started dating back in 2015 having met earlier in the year at a YouTubers’ event.
Just like his YouTube star girlfriend, Will Darbyshire released his debut book This Modern Love on August 16, 2016. In addition to their flourishing YouTube channels, the couple also collaborated on a weekly lifestyle podcast Crash On My Couch which they co-host. You know what they say, a couple that works together definitely sticks together!
She’s A Social Activist
Arden Rose’s content has evolved from makeup/beauty tutorials to now encompass every possible topic on the planet. From election to politics and feminism, this YouTube celeb has morphed into a bonafide activist for social change. Her rare ability to combine quirky self-deprecating humor with a palpable level of self-confidence has gained her followers across different demographics.
With over 1.4 million subscribers on her YouTube channel of over a decade, coupled with well over 100 million cumulative views, Arden Rose is definitely a force to reckon with on the internet.
Her Acting Career
In terms of acting, Arden Rose can be described as a late bloomer as she never participated in any high school plays. In fact, she worked behind-the-scenes as a makeup artist in a number of theatre productions but never did she consider the possibility of taking up an on-screen role.
Following years of growing a loyal audience on the internet, Arden Rose eventually got comfortable in front of the camera which gave rise to her interest in acting. Thanks to Rose’s great comedic timing coupled with her epic delivery, the transition from the internet to on-screen acting appeared to be seamless. The multitalented star got her breakout roles in two comedy series – Mr. Student Body President and Guidance.
The internet star turned actress had a regular role as Hilary Lehane in the 2nd season of the comedy series Guardian (2015). She also had a starring role as Hadley Pulito in the New Form digital series Mr. Student Body President (2016-18). After 2 successful seasons, the latter series was renewed for a 3rd and 4th season in June 2018 with Arden Rose retaining her main role.
Arden as an Author
In March 2017, Arden Rose published her very first book Almost Adulting: All You Need to Know to Get It Together, a humorous self-help book for young adults.