The rise of social media throughout the world has also witnessed the emergence of social media influencers. These social media personalities work in several different genres, however, are immensely popular among the users. While the majority of these social media personalities come from Instagram, Facebook and Twitter, many of them have made their careers coming from other platforms such as Vine.
While Vine shut shop in 2017, several popular personalities from the social media platform made their way to other stages. While singers like Shawn Mendes, whose singing career began on Vine, went mainstream by signing with record labels, others like Brittany Furlan also began to appear in the mainstream entertainment industry. Brittany recently made headlines along with her husband Tommy Lee, who posted a photo of his genitals on Instagram on August 11. Brittany commented on the photo, which has since been deleted and users quickly picked it up too.
Brittany Furlan was born on September 5, 1986, in Perkasie in Pennsylvania to Italian-American parents. From an early age, she became interested in the entertainment world and tried to make a career out of it. However, her initial try to make a career in television could not see the light of day and it was at this time that she began to showcase her talents on the video streaming website Vine.
She became famous on Vine quickly after joining. Brittany also became the most followed female star on Vine subsequently and held the position till November 2015. She later signed a contract with Endemol, a content network.
Brittany, who specializes in acting and comedy, is currently based out of Los Angeles. She met her husband, Tommy Lee, sometime in 2017. The duo began dating in the same year before Lee proposed to her on Valentine’s Day in 2018. The couple tied the knot on the same day next year in 2019.
Furlan has continued to create content on various social media platforms after Vine closed down. However, she has also made her way to mainstream entertainment in the United States, making an appearance in a music video featuring popular singer Pitbull for the song Fireball. The 35-year-old has also been a part of several Hollywood films and documentaries in her career.
She made her Hollywood debut with the 2015 film We Are Your Friends, directed by Max Joseph. The actor has since then gone on to feature in four more films, one of which is set to release in 2022. Furlan has also been part of a short film named Wrestling Isn’t Wrestling and a documentary named The American Meme.
Brittany featured in Time magazine’s 2015 list of Most Influential People On The Internet.