If there is one thing that YouTube has taught us since its establishment on the 14th of February 2005, it is that if you are patient enough, you will find someone who shares your interest and is willing to talk and upload videos about them on the platform. It is the very fact that has made the platform one of the top websites on the internet today. For car lovers, there are an array of YouTube channels dedicated to car enthusiasts and few of them are as popular as Vehicle Virgins, owned by Parker Nirenstein.
Parker may have started the channel as a way to express his love for cars on the internet but today it has become a cash cow that earns him an average of $1000 a day. Learn all about his journey and his channel below.
Parker Nirenstein – Biography
Parker Nirenstein was born on the 24th of June 1994 to his parents in Palo Alto, California. His father is a tech entrepreneur while his mother is a housewife. He is one of two children born to his parents, with the second being a sister, Madison Nirenstein. Unlike her brother, Madison is a fitness expert.
For his education, Parker Nirenstein attended Redwood High School in California before he proceeded to the University of Michigan where he studied Mechanical engineering, graduating with a Bachelor of Engineering in 2016. Before he graduated from college, Parker’s interest in cars drove him to create a YouTube channel, Vehicle Virgins.
Parker Nirenstein started out with a blog review of cars before he decided to perform his reviews in video form. He established the channel on January 12, 2012, and began to upload informative and exciting videos about different cars, especially high-end cars.
Parker Nirenstein has been able to combine the demands of his channel along with the growth of his professional life to build a successful YouTube channel while maintaining a good professional life. Today, the channel that started in 2012 now has over 2 million subscribers with total video views over 500 million. This success has made him one of the leading channels on YouTube as a whole and in his genre – car reviews. He also has experience working as an intern for two major car companies – Toyota and Ford.
Being a car enthusiast, his first car was a 2006 BMW 3 series but over time, he has been able to collect different cars, including the BMW M5, Mercedes S Class, Lamborghini Holden Hurricane, all of which are estimated to be worth over $2 million.
Net Worth Of The YouTuber
Parker Nirenstein may have started Vehicle Virgins without the interest of making money but there is no doubt that the channel has become one of his major sources of income. The YouTuber today, has over 1.9 million subscribers with over 400 million video views, all of which puts his earning bracket between $3.8k to $60.7k per month. Annually, it is expected he earns between $45.5k to $728.8k.
Other than his ad revenue from his YouTube videos, his popularity and influence have also made him an attraction for sponsors and auto companies who invite him regularly to test ride some of their cars and to auto shows across the country.
According to industry sources, Parker Nirenstein earns an average of $600,000 per annum. While it is no doubt a sizeable income, his net worth as a whole is unknown. He did, however, buy a 2004 Lamborghini Gallardo in 2015, within three years of starting his channel. He also owns his own house, a mansion which is located in California.
Parker Nirenstein’s Girlfriend
If Parker Nirenstein has a girlfriend, that is a fact that is so far unknown to the general public. The car enthusiast at the moment seems to be concentrating on building his brand as a car reviewer and YouTube personality.
That’s not to say he is a loner however, he often spends time with his family, including his mother and his sister, both of whom sometimes feature in his videos.
If Parker Nirenstein had not made it as a YouTube personality, there is very little chance that he would suffer because his father, John Nirenstein is a billionaire. His father is a tech entrepreneur who sold his product, EBates to Rakuten Japan for $1bn in October 2014.
Parker Nirenstein and his father seem to share a love for cars because his father today, is the owner of Phoenix Restorations LLC. The company was established in 2001 and it is an automobile restoration facility located in Sonoma, California.