When you have been profiled by the leading financial magazine in the world, Forbes magazine, your popularity and influence go without question. In decades past, it would have been impossible for a man like Bretman Rock to feature in one of the world’s top magazines, especially under its famed 30 under 30 list, without creating something with a physical impact but through the wonders of the Internet and platforms like YouTube, he made it on the list.
Bretman Rock is a social media sensation who is known as a beauty vlogger. He has brought his own uniqueness to the genre to become of the top names in the business, boasting of over 12 million followers on Instagram.
Bretman Rock Biography
Bretman was born on the 31st of July, 1998 in the Philippines and one can only imagine that at best, his parents hoped that he would become a successful person, but it is impossible for them to think it would happen through social media or while he is so young.
Given a name coined from two of America’s famous wrestlers, Bret ‘The Hitman’ Hart and Dwayne ‘The Rock’ Johnson, Bretman Rock began his path to fame by observing his environment, which was surrounded by women who were obsessed with their looks. By taking an interest in their beauty process and observing how each person applied their makeup, Bretman Rock began to gather knowledge that ultimately proved valuable when he decided to create his YouTube account. But it was not YouTube that would propel him to stardom.
That crown belongs to the defunct six-seconds video platform, Vine. With the publication of videos like I’m Prada You’re Nada and When I Enter the Classroom, he began to amass plenty of fans who enjoyed his wit and his style, and as his fanbase grew, he translated them into YouTube subscribers.
On YouTube, he began to expand his wealth of content to makeup tutorials and all-around beauty tips, covering aspects like hair, eyebrows, nails and other parts of the body. By showing the world he defied the stereotype and boys like him are perfectly capable of being interested in the makeup business, not just in a superficial way, but be knowledgeable about it and be good at its application; he has created one of the most popular beauty vlogger personalities on the Internet.
Bretman Rock has since his Vine days, created a YouTube channel with over two million subscribers, and with the rise of the photo-platform, Instagram garnered over twelve million followers on the platform. Bretman Rock’s popularity also extends to other social media platforms such as Facebook and Twitter where he has over 2.5 million likes and over three million followers respectively.
His popularity and the effectiveness of his work as a beauty vlogger has seen him get featured in magazines like Time Magazine where he made the list of 30 Most Influential Teens and he also made the Forbes list of 30 Under 30 people in Asia.
With a massive follower base across both Instagram and YouTube, all while he is in a genre that has plenty of brands looking to advertise their products, Bretman Rock is well placed to earn some of the largest ad revenue in the social media game. According to the social analytics tool, Social Blade, Bretman Rock’s YouTube channel pulls an average of $200 thousand per month.
As a result of his robust and popular social media presence, Bretman Rock has an estimated net worth of $500 thousand.
When Bretman Rock was still a child, his parents, who gave birth to him in the Philippines, got separated and his mother, who took custody of him, relocated to Hawaii, along with his sister, Princess Mae. His sister, Princess Mae is also a social media star in her own right and has over 840 thousand followers on Instagram to show for it.
Bretman Rock is already an uncle, a status he achieved through his sister who has a daughter, Cleo. She was born in 2016. Bretman has featured his sister and her daughter in a significant number of his videos, including several challenge videos, some of which include Spicy Ramen Challenge and Whisper Challenge.