To stand out in a crowd, one has to be different. No wonder YouTube personality and pop singer That Poppy is becoming popular for the weird characters she portrays in her videos and she has been rated as one of the most creative personalities on YouTube.
That Poppy Wiki
The beautiful but weird young lady is a singer-actress, dancer and YouTube personality who was born with birth name Moriah Rose Pereira but is popularly known by her nickname That Poppy. Her father was a drummer in a rock band and as a child, she spent most of her time watching his group rehearse and perform at events. Her family moved to Nashville, Tennessee when she was 14 years old due to her father’s change of job and he also wanted his family to start afresh in a new environment. Barely a year after moving to Nashville, Poppy relocated to Los Angeles to pursue her music career.
The Pop singer’s style of music was influenced by music genres like J-pop, K-pop and reggae. She began to write songs in 2012 and she is a fan of Cyndi Lauper, The Unicorns, Elvis Presley, Jimmy Eat World, No Doubt and Blondie. The pop singer joined social media in 2011 and by 2012, she started singing covers for songs like Of Monsters and Men’s “Little Talks” and MGMT’s “Kids” which she did with the music band Heyhihello. She also produced covers for a song in Eppic’s track Hide and Seek. She collaborated with Steamy In the City Creator Studio to produce music videos for covers of Alt-J’s “Breezeblocks” and Mazzy Star’s “Fade into You”. Due to her stylish pictures where she always portrays a doll image, she was offered a contract to become the face of the famous collection of the designer ‘Hello Sanrio’.
In Los Angeles, Poppy began working with a high profile YouTube personality, writer and director Titanic Sinclair who helped her enhance her YouTube presence by making vlogs of herself on YouTube which although were strange, attracted viewers to her videos. The singer and YouTube rising sensation signed a record deal with ‘Island Records’ in 2015 and released her first song Everybody Wants To Be Poppy followed by Low Life and in February 2016, she released Bubblebath. As part of her weird nature, the singer and YouTuber published a controversial book in 2017 titled The Gospel of Poppy that contains weird ideas about the bible and written versions of her YouTube videos. She received criticisms after that plus the accusations of being a cult leader but she denied such accusations in her vlogs.
The singer and YouTuber runs her personal channel called ‘That Poppy TV’ where she broadcasts reviews about social media culture using sarcastic and weird voice tones. Due to this, she has been described as a robot and a strange personality, believed to be created by musician and director Titanic Sinclair. Her short film titled I’m Poppy, also directed by Titanic Sinclair shows Poppy who portrayed a character that talks about issues in the world like fame, cults, satan, out of control fans and Poppy’s rival Charlotte was shown at the Sundance Film Festival on January 23, 2018.
That Poppy Age, Height, Family
The beautiful pop singer is currently 23 years old as she was born on 1 January 1995 in Nashville, Tennesse. She has a slender figure and a height of about 5ft 3inches to go with it.
Not much is mentioned about Poppy’s mother, father or siblings apart from the fact that her father’s name is Mike and he was a drummer in a music band.
Quick Facts About That Poppy
A lot of controversies surround Poppy’s new identity ever since she met director Titanic Sinclair but some quick facts to note include the following:
- The pop star considers her personality to be that of a Kwaii Barbie Child.
- White is her favourite colour as evident in her videos.
- Her hair has not always been white, she was the one that transformed her look in 2014.
- She refers to herself in the third person whenever being interviewed never directly.
- She plays the piano and guitar very well.
- She made a guest appearance in the Disney series Jessie.
- She won the Streamy Awards as a Breakthrough Artist in 2017.
- Her videos won Iconic Moment of the year award in 2017 by Unicon Awards.