Who is Alissa Violet?

American YouTuber, social media star, singer and actress Alissa Violet Butler was born in Brunswick, Ohio USA on 12 June 1996, meaning that her zodiac sign is Gemini. She’s probably known best for her self-titled YouTube channel, which she launched on 14 February 2015 and which is today subscribed to by nearly four million people, while all her videos combined have been watched more than 250 million times. Alissa mostly uploads videos which feature her talking about her everyday life, but also her original music videos, pranks and challenges.

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Education and early life

Alissa was raised in Brunswick alongside her two older brothers, by their parents about whom Alissa doesn’t speak in public, because she’s respective of their privacy; it’s believed that her mother’s an accountant, and her father a doctor.

She studied at Brunswick High School, and it was during her four years there that she began dreaming of becoming a famous model, and launched accounts on multiple social media networks, including Vine and Instagram. Alissa matriculated in 2014, and was then convinced by American social media star and professional boxer Jake Paul to come to Los Angeles, California and try to sign a contract with a modelling agency; so Alissa bought a one-way ticket, and visited five modelling agencies, with four of these offering her contracts.

She signed with Next Models, and permanently moved to Los Angeles; Alissa initially lived together with Jake Paul and other social media celebrities at the Team 10 House, prior to being kicked out by Jake after the two had a falling out. She then spent some time living alone, prior to moving in with her boyfriend Faze Banks, and other members of the Clout Gang.

Most popular YouTube videos

Alissa’s mostly popular on YouTube because she doesn’t shy away from sharing the details of her private life with her fans, but also because she’s quite good at entertaining them; we’re going to mention her three most popular videos, which’ve helped her gain many subscribers.

Her #1 video “What you’ve been waiting for” has been watched over 25 million times since 9 June 2017, and features her talking about what had happened between her and Jake Paul, and why he kicked her out.

Alissa’s second most popular video, “”CASH ME OUTSIDE” OFFICIAL MUSIC VIDEO w/ Chantel Jeffries”, has been watched close to 20 million times since 25 January 2017, and features Alissa and Chantel Jeffries dancing to the remix song “Cash Me Outside”.

Her video #3 – “I GOT A NEW BOYFRIEND!” has been viewed more than 13 million times since 26 October 2016, and features her spending time with Jake Paul and their friends.

Presence on social media networks

Alissa’s an Instagram star, as there are today nearly 12 million people following her on the social media network, while she’s posted more than 800 pictures and videos, the majority of which show her during her everyday life.

Her Twitter account was created in March 2012, and there are today over 2.4 million people following it, while Alissa’s tweeted more than 12,000 times, mostly whatever’s on her mind at the given moment.

Her Facebook page’s followed by nearly a million people, but her most recent update was on 5 August 2020.

Alissa’s TikTok account’s followed by over four million people, and she’s amassed nearly 70 million likes of all her videos combined, mostly of comedy content.

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Acting credits

Alissa launched her acting career in 2016, when cast to play Kylie in four episodes of the thriller series “The Deleted”, which starred Nash Grier, Madeline Brewer and Amanda Cerny, and follows the disappearance of three young adults from Los Angeles.

She could then have been seen appearing in the 2016 comedy series “Party in the Back”, and the 2017 music videos “RiceGum Feat. Alissa Violet: It’s Every Night Sis” and “Logan Paul Feat. Why Don’t We: The Fall of Jake Paul”. The year 2017 also saw Alissa star in the music video “Lil Wolves: Karma”, and in 2019, she appeared in the episode “Trying to Use Monopoly Money at a Vegas Casino!” of the reality comedy show “NELK BOYS”.

Her two most recent appearances have been in the 2020 music video “Iann Dior: Holding On” and the 2021 music video “Machine Gun Kelly Feat. Kellin Quinn: Love Race”.

Love life and boyfriend

There are two boys whom Alissa’s dated, that the public knows about. She started dating Jake Paul after having moved to Los Angeles and begun living with him and his friends; they featured each other in most of their YouTube videos, and seemed happy on the internet. However, following their split in 2017, Alissa revealed that Jake was toxic, and that he often slept with other women in their shared house.

Not long after her and Jake’s split, she began dating Richard ‘Ricky’ Bengston, an American YouTuber and professional gamer who’s probably known better as FaZe Banks. The two became engaged after having dated for only a couple of months, but split in 2019 for unknown reasons, although they’ve remained close friends.

Alissa seems to be single as of November 2022, hasn’t married and doesn’t have children.

Interesting facts and hobbies

Alissa works out every day, whether if it’s at her home or at the gym, and she occasionally shows off her workout routine in her YouTube videos and Instagram pictures.

She loves to dress up, which is perhaps why Halloween’s her favorite day of the year; Alissa’s favorite season is summer, as she likes to go yachting, and to sun tan.

She likes to party, and so loves the nightlife in Los Angeles.

Her favorite actresses are Milla Jovovich and Angelina Jolie, while some of her favorite movies include “Monster Hunter”, “Resident Evil: Retribution” and “Bringing Up Bobby”.

Height, eyes and wealth

Alissa’s age is 26. She has blue eyes and long brown hair which she usually dyes blonde, she weighs around 140lbs (64kgs) and is 5ft 9ins (1.75m) tall.

Alissa’s net worth’s been estimated at more than $500,000, as of November 2022.

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