Understanding Courtney Miller and How She Makes Her Money on YouTube

When the video hosting service Vine was created in 2012, there was a surge in the app’s membership and the number of videos that were posted thereof increased daily. Vine was a great way for people to be creative and funny; if you successfully did this, you’d be rewarded with fame. Courtney Miller who is known for her work on the YouTube channel called Smosh; is one of the people who built the fame they enjoy today at the now-defunct app.

Courtney Miller’s Background and Rise to Fame

Courtney Miller was born in California on the 19th of June 1995. She hails from a large family of seven children and is the fifth child and fourth daughter of her parents. As a child, she led a very sheltered life and was not allowed to watch a lot of television. The only information available about her parents is the fact that they are now divorced.

There is no information about the high school and college she went to but in a YouTube video, she revealed that she participated in Pole Vaulting while she was in high school. Miller’s life turned around when she decided to quit the classes she was taking at a community college. After she dropped out, Miller started to work at a Pharmacy but that did not work out as well; she soon found herself interned at a film company. It was around this time that she started to upload videos on Vine. Her videos include Let Me Love You and Best Camp Ever!

She started to use Vine in 2013 and by 2015, Courtney Miller had received significant recognition for her work. The first sign that she was doing great with her Vine posts was the views she was getting, and the second sign was getting a call from Smosh. The YouTube channel called to let her know she passed an audition she had with them. She began working for Smosh in the middle of 2015. This channel thrives in sketch comedy and was created by Ian Hecox and Anthony Padilla in 2014. Miller is part of the writers of the channel, she is also one of the actors as well.

The first thing she did as a member of the cast was to host a show with another cast member, Olivia Sui. The show was Seriously Stupid Sleepover and it featured YouTube stars like The Bath Boys comedy members and Smosh cast members like Ian and Anthony. She did this for two years before she moved on to another show. Miller’s talents do not end at her being an actress or a writer, she is also a musician and has her own YouTube channel which features her cover of songs as well as other content. The name of her channel is Courtney Miller; she has close to three thousand subscribers and more than 6 million views.

This YouTuber is a fan of Marvel and DC comics but she would pick Marvel over DC. She has also disclosed that she is a big fan of the show, Rick and Morty. Courtney Miller loves animals, especially dogs. She had one named Jango but she had to give him out to her mother because of the long hours she spent away from him due to the demands of her work.

A Look At Her Net Worth and YouTube Earnings

Courtney Miller is one of the people who have found a way to maximize the money-making potentials of the internet and she has done this brilliantly just by applying her wit and talent. As it is, her activities on various social media platforms contributed in no small manner to her growing wealth.

Her net worth is estimated at $1 million and her primary source of income is Youtube. One of the videos that helped her earning power was Smosh’s Seriously Super Stupid Sleepover which she hosted with Olivia Sui.

Upon its debut on September 9, 2015, the show’s first episode recorded over 5 million views which amount to huge pay following google’s average payment of between $3 and $5 per 1000 video views. The show eventually ended on May 27, 2017, after 45 episodes. The more views she gets, the more she makes a name for herself, and the higher the likelihood of brands offering her sponsorship deals.

YouTube is just one of the many ways Courtney Miller builds her wealth. Her career as a writer and singer could have as well garnered some good income for her. Also, Miller does FX makeup and is quite talented at it. Her most notable FX makeup work was done for another YouTuber, Logan Paul.

Courtney’s presence on social media platforms is amazing. Her twitter account (@Co_Mill) which she opened in 2011 has over 266.3K followers while her Instagram account has close to a million followers. She is also popular on Snapchat and all of these have made it possible for her to pose as a social media influencer.

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Facts Surrounding Courtney Miller’s Sexuality and Love Life

Courtney Miller is not exactly the biggest person you will meet on any day. She has a petite statue which is one of the things appealing about her. Miller stands at a height of 5 feet 6 inches and she weighs 52 kg. She is good looking and has always left fans curious about her love life.

Miller used to date Wahlid Mohammad who was a fellow Vine user like her, he also used to feature on her Snapchat and Instagram, but in May of 2018, the couple parted ways. In 2019, news about her newly found love began to spread and she wasted no time to reveal who he was. Courtney’s new boyfriend is Shayne Topp, an actor who is also a YouTuber.

Courtney Miller with Shayne Topp

Her sexual orientation was one of the things her fans speculated on, but the YouTuber has put the matter to rest. Courtney Miller has stated that she is not heterosexual. To her, everyone is hot, and she would rather date whomever she wants when she feels it’s worth it.

Samuel Daniel
Samuel is a researcher and content creator who is deeply passionate about writing and singing. His expertise is in finance, celebrity profiles and net worth, creative writing, fictional character development, as well as article writing, revolving around exciting names in the world of entertainment, sports and business. Previously, he has worked as Sports and Foreign news correspondent, and voice-over expert with NTA as well as a reporter and deputy news editor for orientation broadcast studio. He holds a B.Sc in Mass Communications


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