Ever since YouTube became a legitimate platform for creative minds to showcase their talents while earning a lot of money in the process, there has been no shortage of talented men and women taken to the platform to enrich themselves. What was merely a hobby for many, like Tanner Fox, has become the means through which they pay their bills, buy expensive houses and cars, as well as live a lavish lifestyle.
It is one of the quintessential attributes of a technology-ruled modern life, and Tanner Fox is one of the people who has earned fame and improved their standard of life through their work on YouTube. Fox is an internet personality who is also a professional scooter rider. Since he began uploading his videos on YouTube, he has garnered millions of followers across several social media channels. But what exactly does he do on the platform, and how did it take off?
Tanner Fox Before YouTube Fame
Tanner Fox, born on the 22nd of December, 1999 in San Diego, California, belongs to Generation Z adults whose world view is heavily influenced by their relationship with technology. He thus counts among those who tapped into modern tech’s potentials and eventually made a career off it.
Fox is a good example of making your hobby your career as he was always making random videos and posting them online while growing. Having taken up an interest in skateboarding at the age of 2, he had to change schools, eventually settling for homeschooling when his stunt riding and video-making habits got him expelled from school. Notably, that obsession got him expelled from a Catholic school after uploading a video he filmed while class was going on. From just ridding his scooter and filming the act for fun, Tanner is now a professional scooter rider which he has combined with his YouTube blogger career to become an online sensation.
Tanner Fox has a sister named Lindsay Fox. Just like Tanner, Lindsay is also a YouTuber. She is a star on the platform as well as on Instagram. With almost a combined 900 thousand followers on both YouTube and Instagram, Lindsay takes full advantage of her popularity in selling merchandise.
What Exactly Does Fox Do On YouTube?
They say your environment plays a critical part in your success. Tanner Fox, born in San Diego, California, benefits from being raised in an environment that provided a chance for him to develop his interest. Of course, it hasn’t been all that smooth sailing for the YouTube star, but his passion for what he does thrives hard.
Tanner launched his YouTube channel named MT Films on September 4th, 2011 and was ready to upload videos in no time. His first YouTube video was published on the 9th of September 2011, and since then, he has shared over a thousand videos, securing millions of YouTube subscribers in the process. All his videos combined currently have over 2 billion views in 2021.
His most popular video, which is of him doing hoverboard tricks at a skatepark, defines the person Tanner Fox is. Having fallen in love with stunt riding at a very young age, he has been performing stunts with various riding tools such as skates, hoverboards, and scooters. His talent as a stunt rider combined with his passion for making videos developed at a very young age, has been the catalyst for his success. Thanks to his mum, who home-schooled him, thereby making him have enough time to develop his passion.
Details of How Tanner Fox Acquired His Net Worth
Tanner Fox’s relationship with technology has helped him become a notable internet personality from a young age. As part of a growing modern economy of internet influencers, Fox secures the bag in different ways. As of 2021, Tanner’s net worth is $6 million.
His Earnings from YouTube
In 2016, Tanner Fox started vlogging daily on his YouTube channel. Tanner posts videos every day on his channel, and all his videos get nothing less than 2,000,000 views daily. One reason his channel is popular is the variety in his content which includes stunt videos and vlogs, challenge videos, and pranks.
Fox, alongside other YouTubers, get $2-$7 per 1000 monetized views. Nevertheless, that’s after YouTube has taken its own cut. Monetized view ranges from 40%-80% of the total views. However, these are influenced by some other factors like the type of content, how many ads on the video, the device played on, how many people skip ads, and so on. He also earns an estimated $3,250 daily, and that’s $1.2 million a year from YouTube ads. As of January 2021, according to YouTube user statistics, Tanner Fox earns an average income of $75 – $1.2K daily, and $524 – $8.4K weekly. Below is a highlight of Fox’s YouTube earnings over the last few years:
Tanner Fox’s Other Sources of Income
While his major source of income is his YouTube channel, he has equally leveraged on his popularity to make money from ad revenue and merchandise sales. His influence and success have also made him an attractive figure for brands like Root Industries, Lucky Scooters, and Grind Shop, and all of these engagements translate to money in the bag.
It’s interesting to know that Fox also engages in acting and music. In 2016, he acted as 10-year-old Wyatt in a Tv series titled Charmed. He also played DJ in the 2019 horror film, Be Our Guest. Among his numerous music videos, Tanner’s diss track against RiceGum titled We Do It Best which he released in 2017 remains one of the most popular. It got over 56 million views on his YouTube channel.
Tanner Fox has a website called TFOX, where he sells his self-branded merchandise. He also has a clothing line that includes the Special Edition 500K Subscriber shirt, TFOX Dad Hats, and 8 Sticker Packs. He also sells phone accessories and water bottles.
A Look at How Tanner Spends His Money
Notwithstanding his age, Tanner Fox loves luxury and expensive things. He bought his dream house located in California in June 2018 at the age of 18. He bought the house on a 3-acre land at a whooping sum of $1.5 million. Fox, however, sold the property in 2020 and bought a new house.
Coming to autos, Fox has got a collection of quite expensive cars. Among them are a fully-loaded Porsche 911 GT3 RS and a Nissan GT-R. The young YouTuber bought his dream car, a green Nissan GT-R that goes for around $100,000 at the age of 16. He has also bought a BMW car for his mom.
Besides houses and cars, Tanner spends a lot of cash travelling and visiting exotic places in popular countries like Germany, Spain, and Australia. He has also given out significantly to charity. In 2018, he participated in the Ace Family Charity Basketball Event. Each participant of the event donated $50,000. The total subsequently went to any charity home named by the team that won the tournament.
Facts About the YouTuber’s Ex-Girlfriend, Avalon
- Full Name: Avalon Nadfalusi
- Date of Birth: June 15, 2000
- Occupation: Instagram star, fitness ad clothing model
Tanner Fox has had some relationships in the past, but his last girlfriend was Avalon Nadfalusi. Avalon is an Australian bikini model. Avalon began modelling at the age of 14 and has since included physical fitness and clothing business in her portfolio. Among probably several other brands, she models for the Australian tanning products line, Bali Body. Avalon however, gained massive media notice and popularity via her Instagram account where she began making posts of herself wearing sensual and provocative bikinis in February 2015.
While it is not certain exactly when Nadfalusi and Fox began dating, the pair made their relationship public in September 2019. Despite making much internet waves with their affair, Avalon and Tanner’s love came to nought not long after. They called it quits in 2020.
Following his breakup with Avalon, Tanner has remained single. At least, as of the time of filing this report. He has also, so far, had no kids with any of his girlfriends.