Modeling is a career with many competitors and therefore it requires one to be passionate, tenacious and determined. Erika Costell has proven that she possesses all these qualities and has risen in her career as a model and also as a social media personality.
In July 2017, she launched her YouTube channel and in a little time, she got about 2.5 million subscribers and currently has about 3 million subscribers. Erika also enjoys a huge followership on Instagram and Twitter. Read more about her height, age, net worth, marriage to Jake Paul and much more.
How Erika Costell Began, Bio, Wiki, Age
Erika Costell was born on November 12, 1993, in Bedford, Michigan, the United States as Erika Michaelann Costell. She belongs to the White ethnicity and her nationality is American. She has a dozen siblings including her half-brother JC Sheehan and her half-sisters Morgan and Dani Sheehan who are also social media personalities. Her mother, Angel Sheehan (nee Costell) divorced her father Denis Costell and married Dan Sheehan. She is greatly obsessed with goats, yes, you heard right, goats. This is a weird revelation as girls her age would prefer a dog or a cat. But she keeps one as a pet – a female goat named “Twinklebuddy”.
Early as a child, Erika harboured thoughts of becoming a recognized model and so as a little girl, she would get fashion magazines and try to mimic the models in the pictures; she became a cheerleader in high school for 11 years and national champion cheerleader at some point. She studied business administration at Middle Tennessee State University (MTSU) in Murfreesboro, Tennessee. Erika has a tattoo which she says means, “Do not be afraid of anything, but have hope things will be alright and will turn out for your good”.
At the age of 16, Erika Costell compiled pictures of herself with the help of Larry Murdock, her first manager, who helped her send them to a modelling agency and her first job as a teen model was born. The beautiful and talented model would later gain fame from DAN Talent Group Inc. and also represent the Wilhelmina International and Ideal Fit Models. She has not looked back ever since. She is a member of Team 10, a group established by Jake Paul with major investors like Vayner capital, Sound Ventures, Danhua Capital, Adam Zeplain, Horizons Alpha, and A-grade investments. Team 10 is a social media group which includes other stars such as Tessa Brooks and Alissa Violet.
Relationship with Jake Paul
Erika Costell became a YouTube vlogger and launched her channel in July 2017. She was later rumoured to be married to Jake Paul, a fellow Team 10 member, a musician, actor, and vlogger after he posted a video of their wedding on YouTube which got a lot of views at the time. Jake would later deny it, saying he did not get married to Erika and that the video was a hoax, a means to get publicity and to entertain viewers. erika also supported his claims but the social media community do not seem to understand Jake and Erika as they always appear on each other’s YouTube channel, yet they deny having any romantic affiliations.
But that stunt, made Erika attract a subscription base of over 2.5 million ton her channel in less than five days. Another video released on Jake Paul’s channel in the same year, showed Erika on top of him, half naked. The video was however regarded as being too explicit for his young audience and it was taken down with another video of both Jake and Erika fully clothed and apart from each other uploaded in its place.
Body Measurements, Height, Net Worth
This gorgeous model that has graced the social media with her presence and personality have the perfect body measurement for the modelling industry. Blessed with beautiful body features such as long brown hair, slender build, blue eyes, lightweight (52 kg) and an envied height of 5 feet 7 inch (1.7m). She wraps all that up with the perfect body measurement of 34-26-35 inches (86-66-89 cm) and a charming smiling face, making her one of the hottest properties in the modelling business.
Erika understands that as a model an adorable physic is extremely important through the years she has done a good job visiting the gym to maintain a beautifully toned abs and structure. As a model, she is known for lingerie, swim and fitness shoots and she currently has up to 3 million subscribers on YouTube and millions of followers on Instagram and Twitter.
As a teenager, Erika worked with DAN talent and later on, she moved to Wilhelmina International and Ideal Fit Models. Although her income as a model is unknown, it is believed she earns up to five figures per annum. Her talent and creativity have kept her competitive in the industry. She admires a younger model; Gigi Hadid who according to her, has been an inspiration. Erika is still a growing celebrity and it is no doubt, this beautiful damsel is here to stay.