With a little help from social media platforms, celebrities are no longer a set of people who were handpicked by casting directors and Hollywood producers. With platforms that give the power of expression to everyone, regardless of their background, a host of regular people have become internet stars. One of them is Karen Ip, who is mostly known by her digital name, Fruitypoppin.
Karen Ip found her star via Instagram and has leveraged on her popularity on the platform to shine on other social media platforms like YouTube. Her fame borders on her makeup videos, beauty tutorials and other interesting content that has captured millions of hearts. Here is about everything you need to know about her.
Who is Karen Ip (Fruitypoppin) and How Old is She?
Karen Ip was born in Hong Kong, China on the 10th of August, 2000, to her parents who eventually relocated west to Canada, raising their daughter in Toronto. Although her parents tend to appear in a number of her pictures and videos, not much is known about her parental background.
When she was still in high school, she began to post pictures of herself and documented events in her life on social media, specifically on Instagram. The uniqueness and craftiness of her videos soon began to attract thousands of fans who wanted to be a part of her experience. She graduated from high school in June 2018 and from every indication, she has plans of attending college, where she intends to expand her audience by sharing the college experience through her eyes. It would be a continuation of a journey that took on a life of its own on Instagram when a video of her responding to her mother in Cantonese went viral in August 2017. Since then, similar fascinating videos has helped her to over 1.3 million followers on the social media platform via the account @fruitypoppin.
Due to the limitations of Instagram, especially when it comes to videos, Karen expanded her social media presence to YouTube via the channel, FruityPoppin, where she posts make up videos, funny videos about her Asian culture and Q&A sessions. Her style has been an effective tool in growing her account and she has been able to grow her YouTube channel, which she began operating in 2017, to garner over 700 thousand subscribers, with several of her videos recording over one million views respectively. Some of Karen Ip’s most popular videos include Wait You’re Not 12? / Q&A, Sweet Dewy Sugar, No Honor Roll, No Spring Roll, and a few more others.
Meet Her Boyfriend
When it comes to her personal life, there is a lot of facts that have been shrouded in mystery by Karen Ip. So far, the Instagram star who many men and women would love to call their romantic partner, has kept details of her relationship status away from the media and as a result, there has been a widespread belief that she is single.
Whether Fruitypoppin is single or in a relationship remains unknown. For now, fans and the curious will have to hold their breath and wait for the Instagram star to share the details when she is ready.
Other Facts About Karen Ip (Fruitypoppin)
1. Karen Ip, aka Fruitypoppin, might be young, but she has been making a decent amount of money through her internet fame. Through ad revenue on YouTube and Instagram, Karen is believed to have accrued an estimated net worth in the region of $300 thousand thus far.
2. One of the driving factors of Karen Ip’s fame is her beauty and it all exists in a body profile with a height of 5 feet 4 inches, along with a petite weight of 48kg. Additionally, she has features like brown hair and dark brown eyes.
3. Fruitypoppin’s first photo on Instagram was posted in October 2015. It was a selfie and it was captioned, ‘The importance of Importance’ while her first YouTube video was posted on September 2017. It was titled Sweet Dewy Sugar.
4. Karen is also a collaborator and she has worked with other notable Instagram stars like lolannaxo.
5. Her father, whose name is unknown, is also an avid Instagram user and has his own private account, @Papapoppin where he has over 100 thousand followers.
6. Her viral Instagram video that transported her into a realm of fame was reposted by the famous Canadian rapper, Drake.
7. Fruitypoppin’s original name on Instagram was Baby Kae, renaming it to Fruitypoppin after she started getting popular.