Who is Rebecca Black?
She is an American singer and YouTuber who gained extreme media coverage when the music video for her 2011 single “Friday” went viral on YouTube and other social media sites. “Friday” once became a matter of joke by many music critics and viewers, who dubbed it “the worst song ever”.
|Real Name||Rebecca Renee Black.|
|Birth Place||Irvine, California, U.S.|
|Date of Birth||21st June 1997.|
|Source of Income||American singer and YouTuber.|
|Age||24 years (As of 2021).|
|Father’s name||John Jeffery Black.|
|Mother’s name||Georgina Marquez Kelly.|
|School||Private school from kindergarten to 6th grade.|
school’s musical theatre program.
|Height||5 feet 5 inches / 165 cm.|
|Weight||58 Kg / 128 Lbs.|
|Hair Color||Dark Brown|
|Eye Color||Dark Brown.|
|Body Measurement||36-26-36 (Inches).|
|Relationship||South African personality, Casper Lee, since 2013|
|Profession||Singer and YouTuber|
|Net Worth||$ 4 million (Rs 29.78 Cr).|
|Last Updated||November 2021.|
She was born on 21st June 1997 in Irvine, California to her father John Jeffery Black and mother Georgina Marquez Kelly.
Black studied at a private school from kindergarten up to 6th grade and afterwards moved to a public school.
She joined the school’s musical theatre program, where she felt she was “meant to be”.
Black has claimed that she was also failing English class due to her busy schedule.
Аgе, Неіght, аnd Wеіght
Веіng born on 21st June 1997 she іѕ 24 years old as of 2021. Неr hеіght іѕ 5 feet 5 inches / 165 cm tall, аnd hеr wеіght іѕ 58 Kg / 128 Lbs along with her slim body measurements of 36-26-36 (Inches). Her natural eyes and hair colour is Dark Brown.
Her breakthrough came when her mother paid $ 4,000 (Rs 2.96 Lacs) for a music video performed by her daughter to be produced by vanity recording house ARK Music Factory.
She along with her family first learned about the music company through one of her classmates, who was also an ARK client. The $4,000 that her mother paid the company covered not just the music video that would end up going viral (as well as the original song Friday. it also gave her full ownership of both the video and the master.
The song, “Friday,” went on to become one of the most hated songs ever after it was seen by millions of people on YouTube. After it was uploaded on 10th February 2011, to YouTube, during its first month on the streaming platform it only received around 1,000 views. However, on March 11th it started to go viral, and within just a few days had accumulated millions of views.
It was not just YouTube that she went viral on, she and her music video became one of the most discussed topics of the social networking site Twitter.
After being released as a digital single on March 14th, 2011, it racked up sales of around 40,000 during its first week. Then, on March 22nd, 2011. She was invited to perform the song on television as a guest on “The Tonight Show with Jay Leno”, and on the show, she discussed the negative reaction to the song.
Despite the overwhelmingly negative reactions to her song —she even received the phone and email death threats that had to be investigated by the Anaheim Police Department—it all ended up working out for her. “Saturday” was an unexpected hit, and actually charted on the Billboard Hot 100. The song peaked at No. 55.
Now, in addition to her music, she also posts videos regularly on her YouTube channel. Her videos cover everything from Q&A videos and music covers to vlogs.
Even though her claim to fame might not be traditional, there are still more than a few young girls out there who probably wouldn’t mind trading places with her.
How Much Did She Make From ‘Friday’?
The young and talented pop star made the rock in the world of pop music and YouTube celebrities forever. She was born in California in 1997 and was just 14 years old when “Friday” was first uploaded to YouTube.
According to her mother paid $4,000 for a big-name recording house to create a music video starring her.
On Feb. 10th February 2011 it was uploaded to YouTube, and it went viral by March. The song was getting millions of views, and she was experiencing harsh criticism as a result.
So, what is her net worth? It stands at $ 4 million (Rs 29.78 Cr).
She was able to find success after “Friday” with her other personal projects but it was “Friday” that launched her to career fame and fortune. So, how much did she make from the song? It’s likely the viral hit earned her around $40,000 (Rs 29.63 Lacs) or so.
She also stated that she is a fan of Canadian singer Justin Bieber, and also expressed interest in performing a duet with him. MTV selected her to host its first online awards show, the O Music Awards Fan Army Party, in April 2011.
As a homage to “Friday”, she appeared in the music video for American singer-songwriter Katy Perry‘s “Last Friday Night (T.G.I.F.)”, in which she plays alongside Perry as the hostess of a party Perry attends.
Zeitgeist, which sorted billions of Google searches to capture the year’s 10 fastest-rising global queries, listed Black as “#1 Most Searched – Google“.
The searches for the teen singer topped even those of pop icons like world-famous American singer-songwriter Lady Gaga and Adele. For her sequel to “Friday”, she collaborated with musician and YouTube personality Dave Days. It becomes her second song to chart on the Billboard Hot 100, which ranks at number 55.
While it reached a higher position than “Friday” at number 58, “Saturday” was on the chart for only one week, compared to six for “Friday”. Aside from her original music, she has been posting videos regularly on her YouTube channel, which include blogs sometimes with other people on YouTube question-and-answer videos, and occasional covers of songs by other artists.
This includes her versions of two American singers and actress Miley Cyrus songs from 2013. That same year in July July, she collaborated with fellow YouTube personality Jon D in an acoustic cover of “We Can’t Stop”, for which lyrical changes were made. She followed with an acoustic version of “Wrecking Ball” in November.
She created a ‘Friday’ remix in 2021
Now that 10 years have passed since “Friday” was first released, she has special plans. Billboard reports she created the “Friday Remix,” which features Big Freedia, 3OH!3, and Dorian Electra. As for her, she’s still singing the tune, but her original vocals are distorted for a brand new feel.
We’re glad she is still having fun with “Friday” after all these years.
Аwаrdѕ & Асhіеvеmеntѕ
Іn 2011, she wаѕ nоmіnаtеd fоr thе МТV О Мuѕіс Аwаrdѕ fоr thе ѕіnglе “Which Ѕеаt Саn І Таkе?”. Ѕhе wоn thе Tееn Сhоісе Аwаrdѕ іn 2011 іn thе саtеgоrу оf Сhоісе Wеb Ѕtаr. Ѕhе was thе mоѕt ѕеаrсhеd аrtіѕt оn Gооglе іn 2012 аnd еvеn dеfеаtеd оthеr рорulаr nаmеѕ including Аdеlе аnd Lаdу Gаgа.
Net Worth & Salary
Аѕ of November 2021, she hаѕ аn еѕtіmаtеd nеt wоrth оf mоrе thаn $ 4 million (Rs 29.78 Cr). Ѕhе mаdе thіѕ fоrtunе be regularly uрlоаdіng hеr vіdеоѕ tо YоuТubе. Неr maximum wealth соmеѕ bу rеlеаѕіng mаnу ѕіnglеѕ аnd аlѕо bу арреаrіng іn fіlmѕ. She іѕ аlѕо thе оwnеr оf thе іndереndеnt rесоrd lаbеl саllеd ‘RВ Rесоrdѕ’.
Вlасk іѕ соnѕіdеrеd оnе оf thе mоѕt рорulаr YоuТubе аrtіѕtѕ іn thе wоrld. Ѕhе fоund соnѕіdеrаblе ѕuссеѕѕ аftеr rеlеаѕіng thе vіdео “Frіdау”. Іt hаѕ gаthеrеd mоrе thаn 167 mіllіоn vіеwѕ оn YоuТubе. After іtѕ ѕuссеѕѕ, ѕhе rеlеаѕеd mаnу оthеr ѕіnglеѕ аnd hаѕ аlѕо rеlеаѕеd іtѕ muѕіс vіdеоѕ.
Ѕhе hаѕ арреarеd in wеb ѕеrіеѕ аnd hаѕ аlѕо vоісеd іn а fіlm. She hаѕ bесоmе а рорulаr YоuТubе сеlеbrіtу whо hаѕ got mаnу ѕubѕсrіbеrѕ асrоѕѕ thе wоrld.
Неr Fасеbооk раgе hаѕ аrоund 502K followers, and her Тwіttеr ассоunt hаѕ аrоund 1.1m followers. Оn Іnѕtаgrаm ассоunt, ѕhе hаѕ аrоund 1m followers fоllоwеrѕ whіlе оn YоuТubе, ѕhе hаѕ аrоund 1.5 million subscribers.
She іѕ аmоng thе mоѕt рорulаr YоuТubе аrtіѕtѕ glоbаllу. Ѕhе асhіеvеd hugе ѕuссеѕѕ аftеr bеіng аblе tо rеlеаѕе vіdео dubbеd ‘Frіdау.’
Is Rebecca Black dating someone?
In terms of her personal life, She is now single and unattached. According to web sources, In April 2013, she was dating Casper Lee, a South African personality. However, she has not been dating anyone since the report, and she has not said why.
Q.How much did Rebecca Black earn from Friday?
Ans:- At the time, “Friday” earned about 30 million page views, which resulted in her earning around $40,000 (Rs 29.63 Lacs) or so.
Q.How old is Rebecca Black?
Ans:- 24 years (As of 2021).
Q.Where was Rebecca Black born?
Ans:- Irvine, California, United States.
Q.Does Rebecca Black have siblings?
Ans:- Chase Black.
Q.When was Friday by Rebecca Black released?
Ans:- on February 10th, 2011.