Born In: Fort Wayne, Indiana
Andrea Russett is an American actress and YouTuber, who runs the popular YouTube channel, 'GETTOxFABxFOREVER'. Apart from her YouTube channel, she is also active on other social media platforms, such as Instagram, Vine and Snapchat. Andrea has been a diehard Justin Bieber fan since her teens and he was also the very reason for her first video uploaded on YouTube. Andrea made her first video and posted it on YouTube when she was fourteen to participate in a contest that could have given her the chance to meet Justin Bieber in person. This was the beginning of the internet career of this high school dropout who firmly believes that “everybody learns differently” and for her doing something is the only way to learn. She first appeared as an actress in 2014, in the teen comedy film, ‘Expelled’, where she acted alongside Cameron Dallas. In 2013, she started her own clothing line named ‘FLAWD Clothing’.
Nick Name: Andrea Rose Russett
father: Mark William Russett
mother: Jacqui Russett
Born Country: United States
City: Fort Wayne, Indiana
U.S. State: Indiana
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By the age of fourteen, Andrea Russett was already a YouTube Star owing to her stop motion video named “JUSTIN BIEBER ONE TIME MUSIC VIDEO” that went viral within few days. However, the rapidly increasing number of views on her video did not win her the chance to meet Justin Bieber but instead she became an internet celebrity. She worked as a radio jockey in a local radio station before she was pushed to stardom by her music and lifestyle based videos. In 2013, Russet signed a contract with ‘Fullscreen, Inc.’, a global network of content creators and brands on YouTube, and was relocated to California. In the same year, she started designing for her own clothing line and launched her own brand FLAWD Clothing.
Soon after moving to California, Andrea also started focusing on her acting career. In 2014, she first landed her role as an actress in the feature length comedy film, ‘Expelled’; the video of which was released by 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment. Thereafter, Andrea appeared in different small film roles and film shorts in the upcoming years. She also made appearances as guest in television shows. Her career took the next step in 2016, when she co-produced and starred in ‘Sickhouse’, a thriller film that was initially released in brief installments on Andrea’s Snapchat account. The film received praises from the viewers as well as from the critics due to its “different” storytelling technique. The online popularity of the film also fueled the making of a sequel to the film.
In 2016, she appeared in two short films, ‘Lovesick’ and ‘A Peculiar Tale’. In the same year, she did a cameo in the film ‘Mike and Dave Need Wedding Dates’. She also appeared on the reality television series ‘Catfish: The TV Show’ aired by MTV. 2016, was also the year in which Andrea Russett released her first compilation “Mind Medicine” with the motto to give more exposure to talented but underrated EDM artists like Coleman Hell and Robert DeLong. In 2017, she is back as the anchor of the weekly talk series ‘Apologies In Advance’. Andrea Russett enjoys over 5.5 million followers on Instagram and 6.9 million followers on Twitter. She has amassed over 2.8 million subscribers on her YouTube channel.
Andrea Russett was born on June 27, 1995, in Fort Wayne, Indiana, where she lived with her parents till 2013, before moving to California. Her parents, Mark William Russett and Jacqui Russett, are graphic designers and share a happy marriage. Andrea also has a sister named Anna. Being born to loving parents Andrea had a stable childhood but formal education was never her strong point. She completed middle school and got into high school only to discontinue formal education half a year before completing the course as she believes “I don’t learn by reading and writing a report. I need to be doing something to learn.”
She loves animals and also has come up with her initiative ‘dollarsforcollars’ for raising money to be used in preventing cruelty on animals. She was dating fellow YouTube personality, Kian Lawley, but things did not turn out well between the two. Currently, she is in a relationship with the singer Kenny Holland.
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