Who is Emma Chamberlain?

Emma Chamberlain joined YouTube in 2017 as a way to push back against the narrative that influencers lead perfect lives. Wanting to give teenage girls and Gen Z a realistic vlogger, Chamberlain has since amassed millions of followers. The 19-year-old is from San Bruno, Calif. She moved to Los Angeles after dropping out of high school her junior year. She has 9.64 million followers on YouTube, 11.2 million followers on Instagram and 8.7 million followers on TikTok as of writing. The YouTuber’s first big hit was a dollar-store haul where she shared interesting finds; it has over 4.3 million views. But it was really her fresh takes — and her unabashed honestly in general — that set her apart online. It’s estimated that Chamberlain’s net worth is $3 million. Chamberlain has come under fire for problematic behavior. she shared a photo that demeaned Asian people in June 2020. In 2018, she also made a transphobic tweet about Caitlyn Jenner and gave quite the half-hearted apology about it