In 2020, Bella Poarch became known through the TikTok platform. She used to upload videos following the most popular trends on the social network, always adding a unique touch to her videos, which was what made her become a popular TikToker. . Currently, the young woman has 76.1 million followers on TikTok, 12.6 million on Instagram, 565 thousand on Twitter and 4.17 million subscribers on her YouTube channel. But who is really Bella? We tell you everything we know about this influential woman and the success she has achieved in the last year.
Who is Bella Poarch really?
Poarch was born and raised in the Philippines. For the first three years of her life, it was her grandmother who took care of her. Even though she was an infant, she was adopted by a former military American and a woman from the country where she lived. She came to live on a farm with this couple, two girls and a boy who had also been adopted.
Bella commented during the 247th episode of the H3 Podcast radio show that her childhood was pretty rough. She experienced a lot of abuse from her father and older sisters. The only person who always stayed by her side cared for her and loved her was her older brother. To date, it is with the only family member with whom she maintains contact and a close relationship.
When she was 14 years old, her adoptive father was forced to return to live in the United States and brought with him the famous TikToker, her brother, and her adoptive mother. This is how she became a naturalized American and was even able to join the country’s armed force when she graduated from high school.
“The navy was the first time in my life that I felt that I had a family. It was the first time that I felt loved and supported ”, revealed the influencer on her Instagram profile. This new family was the one who continued to support her even after she left the military and who encouraged her to download the application that would change her life forever.
Why is Bella Poarch famous on TikTok?
The TikTok went viral for the first time with the video of ‘M to the B’ where she is shown lisping with very particular and tender gestures. The video currently has 50.5 million likes.
From that, the number of followers began to increase. She continued to make content related to video games, anime, manga, and the occasional song she sang herself with her ukulele.
Her popularity has led her to sell her own merchandise, a model for brands like Moncler, and even gave her the opportunity to debut as an artist – a dream come true for her.
Bella Poarch: from TikToker to singer
On May 13, 2021, the artist premiered her single titled ‘Build a B # tch’. The music video made history, as it was the biggest debut ever for a new artist on YouTube. The song reached 75 million views in a single day.
The song alone is really good, but it helped a lot that the video featured other influencers like Mia Khalifa, Valkyrie, Dina, Larry, Rakhim, and many more. They were all part of the critical lyrics that Bella herself wrote about how women are always expected to be perfect. The influencer-turned-artist seeks to express that she is not a custom-made doll and that she never expects to be one.
This is just the beginning of what she hopes will be a long and great musical career. At the moment she continues to express her wishes to continue growing in all aspects of her life.