Apart from being popular as an actress, singer and songwriter, Lia Marie Johnson is also an American YouTube sensation with her channel on the platform reported to have garnered over 117 million views and has more than 1.7 million subscribers. She is equally popular on other social media platforms like Instagram where she has about 2.3 million followers. In fact, she was once named among “10 of the biggest young stars on YouTube” by an Adweek profile in 2014, and in 2015, she made the list of the Top 100 YouTubers in the world.
Lia is also popular for her appearance in notable web series such as Kids React created by the Fine Brothers. The Emmy Award-winning series played a major role in skyrocketing her fan base and taking her online fame to a whole new level. Also, her starring role in the Nickelodeon movie Terry the Tomboy as well as the recurring roles she played in AwesomenessTV’s Side Effects TV Series and My Music, made her even more popular among her fans.
Lia Marie Johnson’s Bio
The internet queen was born on November 23, 1996, in Wahiawa, Hawaii into a military family, they moved around a lot until they eventually settled in California. Aside from being in the military, no other information exists about her parents. However, Lisa is said to have five siblings – Lexy, Emma, Katherine Sammie, Tyler.
Her educational background has not been made public yet.
While her YouTube account was created on December 17, 2007, it was mainly managed by her mother who uploaded videos of her performances at talent shows and church recitals. Two years later, Lia Marie Johnson took control of the channel, adding personal commentary, sketch comedy, and musical performances to her content.
In 2010, there was massive traffic on her YouTube channel which can be credited to her feat with the Fine Brothers as a recurring guest on their Kids React series. This did not only secure prominent online fame for Lia but also increased her fan base and she couldn’t believe how many strangers have stopped her to say they are fans and even knew her name following her performance on the series.
She was cast in a recurring role of the spin-off series Teens React in 2011 and was later moved to the new YouTubers React, established in 2014. The channel featured Lia Marie Johnson alongside other popular YouTube personalities. The same year, she made an appearance at the Nickelodeon Kids’ Choice Awards, starring in Terry the Tomboy: The Movie which is a spin-off film based on the character (titular) she portrays on the Nickelodeon sketch comedy series, AwesomenessTV.
In 2015, Lia made a cover of the single Latch by Disclosure with Alejandro Luis Manzano of Boyce Avenue and released it on YouTube. The original song was performed by singer Sam Smith. In her right as a singer, Lia dropped her first single, Moment Like You on January 9, 2015. The track came with a music video which garnered a lot of views on her YouTube channel.
After a 7-month hiatus, Lia Marie Johnson came back to her YouTube channel in 2016, explaining to her fans that she has been working under Capitol Records to produce a music album for the past 2 years and under the label which she apparently signed with, she released her debut single dubbed DNA in October 2016. The single was a commercial success and got over 8 million Spotify streams. Her sophomore single came along on February 17, 2017, and the video for the track titled Cold Heart Killer was released on March 10, 2017.
Some of Lia’s film and television performances include – No Man’s Land (2008), I Do and I Don’t, The Unit (2009), OMGtv!! LIVE (2010-2011), Teens Wanna Know (2012), [email protected] (2016-present) and a lot more.
Top-notch magazines like Adweek and BYou have featured Lia Marie Johnson on their covers.
Family Life of The Singer-Songwriter
Lia Marie Johnson has an American nationality and her ethnicity is North American. She was born as the eldest of six children and has one sister (Katherine). Following her parents’ divorce and her mother’s remarriage, she got three half-sisters – Emma, Sammie, and Lexy, and a half-brother named Tyler. Her father served in the US Navy, thus, the family lived a military life, moving around a lot – from Florida, Port Hueneme, and Virginia Beach until they later settled in California.
Regarding her love interest, she is in a relationship but it’s difficult to say with who. While she is known to have been in a relationship with YouTuber and actor JC Caylen from 2014 to 2016, the actress has been linked to musician and social influencer Dillon Rupp.
Quick Facts about Lia Marie Johnson
Full Name: Lia Marie Johnson
Birthday: November 23, 1996
Place of Birth: Wahiawa, Hawaii, USA
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Siblings: Katherine, Lexy, Emma, Sammie, Tyler
Height: 1.68 M
Profession: Singer, Songwriter, Actress, YouTuber
Net worth: $1.3 Million.