fbpx
Connect with us

Entrepreneurship

Ryan Shakes’ Journey To Internet Celebrity

With the invention of social media sites and entertainment sites like YouTube and TikTok, it opened a multitude of new opportunities for individuals, including making a career out of creating content. Content creation recently as a profession has started to take off in popularity with people like Ninja, Jake Paul, and many others at the forefront. Many kids nowadays just want to make youtube videos, stream video games on Twitch, and make TikToks for a living. 

Ryan Shakes, an 18-year-old from West Palm Beach, Florida has been creating content and putting out various videos for about 9 years now. He started out on Youtube and has transitioned into making TikTok videos as of late. The creative has faced a lot of ups and downs in his career but nonetheless has grown into a prominent internet celebrity with over 5 million followers across all social media, YouTube, and TikTok. 

Deciding On His Career

I was nine years old when it all started, running around the house recording myself. I was just so fascinated by the fact that I can record something of myself in the present time, and 5 minutes later I can go back into the future and watch that same thing. It was astonishing to me.” Shakes found his passion when he was nine, created his Youtube channel, and has grown massively in popularity ever since. 

Starting out, Shakes had no support or encouragement from his family. Everyone wanted him to follow the traditional path of graduating high school and going to college. But Shakes had other ideas for his life and that was creating content. Every step of the way, Shakes believed in himself, worked hard, and produced consistent content, and now he holds the title of internet celebrity.

Explosion on TikTok

Shakes expanded his content creation to TikTok following the app’s release. The app’s users have grown exponentially and so has Shakes’ following. In fact, the young man dropped out of high school as a result. Currently, @itsryanshakes on TikTok is sitting at a following of 5.1 million and counting. Every video he posts on the site, gets anywhere from 500k views to a couple million views. 

Future Outlook For Ryan Shakes

Ryan Shakes plans to continue producing content on social media for his fans to enjoy. Aside from that, Shakes is trying to expand his consumer merchandise company, ShakeyFam. The company prides itself on selling the utmost quality hoodies, t-shirts, sweatpants, and other products. The brand has another highly anticipated clothing drop real soon on their website www.shakeyfam.com. Big things are still to come from the internet celebrity and entrepreneur Ryan Shakes. 

Keep up to date with Ryan Shakes’ content and all future company clothing releases here:

Instagramhttps://instagram.com/itsryanshakes

Twitterhttps://twitter.com/itsryanshakes

Tiktokhttps://tiktok.com/@itsryanshakes

YouTubehttps://youtube.com/ryanshakes

Snapchathttps://snapchat.com/add/itsryanshakes

Join Disrupt Magazine

defi
Become A Disrupt Contributor

Most Disruptive

tezos and NFT tezos and NFT
NFT3 weeks ago

Beginners guide to NFTs: What are non-fungible tokens?

You have probably heard the word NFT hundreds of times so far. At first glance, you thought it only had...

Sports + Gaming2 months ago

What Motorcycles Are Good For Long Trips?

Motorcycles are all about freedom. But the question is: how often do we really go out there and enjoy the...

Executive Voice2 months ago

3 Ways Maternal Instincts Give Women In Leadership An Advantage

As the landscape of gender roles continues to be redefined, these 3 experts agree that their maternal instincts provide an...

Executive Voice3 months ago

The Queen of Title: How Powerplayer Rachel Luna is Disrupting the Title Industry Through a Modern Approach

Rachel Luna has made quite the name for herself within Texas’s title real estate business as the Title Queen and...

Executive Voice3 months ago

Nancy Almodovar: The Latina CEO Who is Disrupting the Status Quo of the Luxury Real Estate Market

It comes as no surprise that Nancy Almodovar, the CEO and founder of Nan and Company Properties, is one of...

Business3 months ago

How To Nurture Talent Within Your Business

Your business can only succeed with talented workers on the payroll. Luck and even strong economic conditions will only get...

NFT4 months ago

Solana’s value plummets below $98 due to a Wormhole Exploit

Many people thought blockchain technology was robust, secure, and virtually “unhackable.” However, the crypto world has faced several hacking incidents...

NFT4 months ago

Polly Kole, The Beauty With Gifted Hands Tycoon Of NFT Sculptures

In a society full of stereotypes, people clinging to appearance and disregarding one’s achievements is the magnificent Polly Kole stunning...

gold and black round emblem gold and black round emblem
Cryptocurrency5 months ago

Bitcoin’s Volatility Explained

Since cryptocurrency was introduced in 2009, it has become a very controversial subject for both critics and supporters. One of...

News5 months ago

Spider Man; No Way Home’, Crushes Box Office Estimates Generating A Mammoth $253 Million In North America.

After only 3 days in the cinemas, the latest and last Spidey outing disrupted the international market as the highest-grossing...

Trending

Copyright © 2020 Disrupt ™ Magazine - Disrupt is a Minority Owned Privately Held Company

Disrupt ™ is the voice of Latino entrepreneurs around the world. We are part of a global movement to increase diversity in the technology industry and we are focused on using entrepreneurship to grow new economies in underserved communities around the world. We enable millennials to become what they want to become in life by learning new skills and leveraging the power of the digital economy. We are living proof that all you need to succeed in this new economy is a landing page and a dream. Disrupt tells the stories of the world top entrepreneurs, developers, creators, and digital marketers and help empower them to teach others the skills they used to grow their careers, chase their passions and create financial freedom for themselves, their families, and their lives, all while living out their true purpose. We recognize the fact that most young people are opting to skip college in exchange for entrepreneurship and real-life experience. This Podcast was designed to give them a taste of that.