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- Net Worth:
- $2 Million
- Date of Birth:
- Mar 20, 1984 (39 years old)
- Place of Birth:
- 5 ft 2 in (1.6 m)
- Graphic Designer, Comedian, Actor
- United States of America
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What is Justine Ezarik’s Net Worth?
Justine Ezarik, also known as “iJustine” is an American comedian, actress and internet celebrity who has a net worth of $2 million. Justine Ezarik was one of the first internet sensations. After graduating from Pittsburgh Technical Institute in 2004, Justine, originally intended to focus on a career in graphic design and editing but ultimately finished second in an online video contest sponsored by Yahoo. Her video work led to a guest-starring role on the television series, “The Kill Point”, and a co-hosting stint on the weekly series, “MacBreak”. She launched her own “lifecasting” program in 2007. She was the first person to broadcast her daily life on the internet, and, for the next two years, remained the most popular life-caster. She stopped broadcasting her life in 2009, and has since focused on a steadily building acting, hosting, and vlogging career that has included guest starring roles on, “Law & Order: Special Victims Unit”, “Criminal Minds”, and “The Vampire Diaries”, multiple commercials, and hosting gigs for such programs as “Escape Routes”.
Ezarik was born on March 20, 1984 in Pittsburgh Pennsylvania. She is the eldest daughter of Michelle and Steve Ezarik and grew up with her two younger sisters, Breanne and Jenna. Her mother worked as a physical education teacher while her father worked as a coal miner and is of Slovak descent. She attended Bentworth High School and graduated in 2002. She then attended the Pittsburgh Technical Institute and graduated in 2004.
After finishing her studies, Ezarik took a number of odd jobs in graphic design and video editing before starting her own business in which she made her own online videos. In December of 2006, she was named one of the five finalists in the Yahoo! Talent Show, a competition for best online videos.
In May of 2007, she began transmitting her life through the internet on Justin.tv on her own lifecasting channel called iJustine. Hers was the first reality-video blog, or vlog, launched on Justin.tv. Initially, Ezarik planned to cover technology-related content, as this topic had the most captive audience on the Internet at the time. She covered the debut of the iPhone at the Mall of America in Bloomington, Minnesota in June of 2007.
A pivotal moment for Ezarik came in August of 2007 when she created a video sharing the details of her 300-page iPhone bill. The video quickly became an Internet meme as many iPhone users were experiencing similarly long bills. Ten days after posting, the video had been viewed more than 2 million times on the Internet and had also received international news coverage.
From that point onward, Ezarik’s career took off. She moved to Los Angeles to focus on her career and continued regularly posting to the iJustine channel, both on Justin.tv and then on her own YouTube channel. She also began collaborating with other online creators. By 2010, she was nominated at the Streamy Awards in the Best Vlogger category. She also made the “Maxim” Hot 100 list in 2010. The same year, she was hired by General Electric to create five videos as part of one of their new advertising campaigns. The videos received over 2 million views. She has also done similar work for companies like Mattel and Intel. In 2011, she was nominated for the Webby Award for Best Web Personality/Host. In that category, she won the People’s Voice Award indicating that she was a fan favorite.
In November of 2013, Ezarik hosted a social media lounge at the Nickelodeon HALO Awards. The following year, she was nominated at the 4th Streamy Awards for Best Collaboration for the work she had done with other streamers and Internet personalities like Rooster Teeth, Freddie Wong, Adam Kovic, and Greg Miller. At the 2015 Streamy Awards, Ezarik won in the Lifestyle category. “Billboard” named her as one of its 2015 Social Media Stars. In July of 2017, Ezarik signed with the William Morris Endeavor and she was named one of the top 10 Tech/Business Influences by “Forbes” the same year. By March of 2019, Ezarik surpassed one billion views on her iJustine YouTube Channel. That year, she was nominated in the Technology category at the Streamy Awards.
In addition to the work she has done as an influencer and content creator on the Internet, Ezarik has also pursued some acting opportunities. In November of 2009, she appeared in an episode of “Law & Order: Special Victims Unit.” The following year, she appeared in an episode of “Criminal Minds.” Additionally, she had a major recurring role on the YouTube comedy series “The Annoying Orange” from 2012 to 2014, appearing in 56 episodes. In 2012, she appeared in an episode of “The Vampire Diaries.” She then served as the host of the reality television series “Escape Routes” and later appeared in an episode of “The Guild.”
In 2015, she appeared in the comedy film “The Wedding Ringer” and in the 2016 Syfy film “Sharknado: The 4th Awakens.” In 2016, she was announced to be a boardroom advisor to Arnold Schwarzenegger on the only season of “The New Celebrity Apprentice.” She also appears as a main character on the YouTube Red murder-mystery series “Escape the Night.” She later appeared in the fourth season of the series “Escape the Night: All-Stars.” In 2017, she appeared as herself on an episode of “Chopped.” The following year, in 2018, she appeared in “Drone Racing League” as herself.
Additionally, Ezarik is also a published author. In June of 2015, she released a book called “I, Justine.” In the book, she writes about the development and trajectory of her life by going through a collection of old photos, tweets, and videos that she has posted and shared with the public during her time in the spotlight.
In the past, Ezarik has been involved with Justin Fisher. She also at a later point dated Brian Pokorny. Despite her active presence on social media, she does not share many details about her romantic life and is reported to be single.