Born In: Boston, Massachusetts, United States
Brianna LaPaglia is an American content creator, blog writer, podcaster, and social media star. She is best known for hosting podcasts for the popular digital media company, Barstool Sports. Brianna came into prominence when some of her TikTok videos went viral on the internet. She then went on to become a TikTok star, posting comedic and relatable videos about life. Her popularity increased when she started posting videos of herself hungover, so much so that she started calling herself CEO of hangovers. It was these hangover videos that caught the attention of Barstool Sports and the company brought Brianna onboard to host its podcasts. Apart from hosting the company's podcasts she also contributes as a blog writer, posting blogs on the PlanBri section of Barstool's main website. Brianna LaPaglia is also popular on other social media platforms, such as Instagram, Twitter, and YouTube. Her YouTube channel Brianna Chickenfry, which was created on April 30, 2021, has gathered thousands of views and subscribers.
Boyfriend: Nik Pelligrino
Born Country: United States
U.S. State: Massachusetts
Brianna LaPaglia was born on June 17, 1999, in Boston, Massachusetts, United States of America. Brianna grew up in Boston where she developed an interest in social media at a young age. After graduating from high school, she started attending Baldwin Wallace University in Ohio where she was part of the women's swimming and diving team. Brianna was pursuing a major in public health when she started posting videos on her TikTok account, Brianna Chickenfry. She posted her first video in March 2019 and gained popularity for her lip-sync and comedic videos.
Brianna LaPaglia’s popularity increased when she started posting videos of herself hungover while giving tips on friendships, relationships, partying, and other aspects of life. Her videos started gathering thousands of views and likes, establishing her as a popular TikToker. Her popularity on TikTok also helped her earn followers on other social media platforms like Instagram and Twitter. Meanwhile, her videos also caught the attention of the popular digital media company Barstool Sports which contacted Brianna with an opportunity to work for the company as one of its interns.
Brianna LaPaglia’s big breakthrough came in the summer of 2020 when she was hired by Barstool Sports as a permanent employee after working there as an intern for just a week. In July 2020, she landed an opportunity to host her own podcast titled PlanBri Uncut. Although she wanted to attend medical school after graduating, Brianna dropped out of Baldwin Wallace University in September 2020 in order to focus on her career as a podcaster and social media influencer.
Over a period of time, Brianna’s podcast became popular and she landed opportunities to co-host other podcasts like Because We Got High, which she hosts alongside Ria and Kelly. She has also been part of the famous BFFS podcast, collaborating with Dave Portnoy and Josh Richards. Apart from hosting podcasts, Brianna LaPaglia also contributes to Barstool Sports as a blog writer, posting blogs on the PlanBri section of the company’s main website. Thanks to her popularity within Barstool Sports, Brianna has also created her own merchandise in association with Barstool. Her merchandise includes a range of accessories and clothing and is quite famous among her followers.
Brianna LaPaglia came into prominence when she started posting her hangover videos on TikTok. Thanks to her entertaining content, her TikTok account went on to gather millions of likes in a short period of time. As of now, her TikTok account has over one million fans. Her popularity on TikTok helped her earn followers on other social media platforms as well. Her Instagram page, where she posts interesting pictures that gives a glimpse of her professional and personal life, has accumulated more than 200K followers. Brianna is also popular on Twitter where she shares her thoughts.
Brianna’s popularity increased dramatically after becoming a part of Barstool Sports. Like many popular personalities, Brianna sometimes gets caught up in controversies. In April 2021, Brianna LaPaglia stirred up controversy when she criticized Pembroke citizens for mourning the death of two former Pembroke High School hockey players, Joey Birolini and Billy Hickey, who were killed in a car accident. The town showed its respect for the deceased hockey players by lining the streets of Pembroke during the funeral procession. Brianna, who chose to speak about the incident on her podcast Because We Got High, criticized people of Pembroke for posting about the incident on Instagram. This attracted strong reaction on social media as people started criticizing Brianna for her insensitive comments. People have also started an online petition, demanding Brianna’s exit from Barstool Sports.
Brianna LaPaglia is in a relationship with Nik Pelligrino whom she often features on her social media pages. Apart from creating content on social media, she also loves spending time with her friends. She also enjoys traveling and exploring new places. Spending time at the beach is one of her favorite pastimes.
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