Trisha Paytas is an American actress, singer, songwriter, model and YouTube star. Born on May 8, 1988, in Riverside, California, she made her first short-lived appearance on television in Who Wants to Be a Superhero? That was in 2007.
Being a tanning addict, she also made an appearance in an episode of My Strange Addiction in 2010 and also featured on the Ellen DeGeneres Show in 2011 as a fast speaker in her attempt to break the world’s fastest-talker record.
Despite her commitment as a devout Roman Catholic, Trisha started making her living as a stripper initially. This was after she moved to Los Angeles to pursue a career in acting and modeling.
Trisha’s Rise to Fame
Following her move from Illinois to Los Angeles to pursue a career in acting, Trisha began stripping; she also appeared as an extra on several productions. Basically, she started off with professional lingerie modeling and worked as a stripper and an escort in a bid to support herself.
In 2006, Trisha made her first television appearance as a correspondent to Greg Behrendt on The Greg Behrendt Show. While she was on the show for its full thirteen–episode, it was canceled after only airing one season. In 2007, she appeared in the second season of Who Wants to Be a Superhero? where she played Ms Limelight. Though she was on the show for four episodes, she was eliminated from the competitive part of the show on the third episode.
2007 seemed to have been kind to Trisha who became an internet sensation with the launch of her own YouTube Channel called blndsundoll4mj. On the popular channel, she provides beauty, fashion and relationship advice to her fans. She later opened up another channel TrishasLife where she posts several videos related to her life and music in 2014.
Musical – TV Career
In 2014, Trisha Paytas started pursuing a career in music and has released seven EPs. She has made appearances in the music videos of popular stars and is most famous for her portrayal of Jessica Simpson in Eminem‘s video We Made You in 2009. The role paved way for more and she landed several other video roles for Jamey Johnson, Amy Winehouse and a lot more
Influencing Trisha Paytas financial standing is her career as a singer which has earned her fortunes. On November 26, 2014, Trisha released her first single, a cover of Eartha Kitt’s Santa Baby and on December 12, Paytas released the music video for the single. The singer’s debut EP Fat Chicks helped in boosting her fame, success and of course got her more money.
In June 2016, Paytas released her fourth EP, Daddy Issues. The piece reached number 6 on the iTunes pop chart and 11 overall. Notably, this was her first EP to make it into the Billboard Charts, where it was ranked #25 on the Heatseekers Albums: Up and Coming Musicians Chart. Her sixth EP, Chicken Fingers and Lipo was released in April 2017.
Her breakthrough in tv career started in 2013 when she appeared on an episode of Dr Phil, discussing the phenomenon of slut-shaming. Trisha’s diverse personality made her famous and she got into acting, playing roles in movies like Reservoir Dames, Viral Video, Lola’s Love Shack and more.
In her tv career, Trisha has made over 45 television appearances, including on My Strange Addiction, Dr Phil, The Ellen DeGeneres Show, as well as America’s Got Talent.
How Strong is Trisha Paytas Financially?
Apparently, her activities on the YouTube channels seem to have a huge impact on her financial standing. The internet personality is said to make somewhere around $50,000 every month through her YouTube channels.
Consequently, she has become one of the celebrated and richest stars on the video platform. As a star, making waves on YouTube, Trisha has garnered an enormous following (2.9 million) for her varied videos on the platform. Some of the popular videos on her channels include comedic skits, eating challenges as well as frank discussion of her personal life.
Famous as a singer, songwriter and YouTube star with over two million subscribers, Trisha Paytas is worth a cool $1 million.
Quick Facts about Trisha Paytas
- Full Name: Trisha Kay Paytas
- Profession: YouTuber, Singer, Songwriter
- Height: 5′ 3″ (160 cm)
- Weight: 190 lbs (86.2 kg)
- Ethnicity: American
- Nationality: American
- Date of Birth: May 8, 1988
- Place of Birth: Riverside, California
- Marital status: Single (Dating)
- Astrological sign: Taurus