Born In: Los Angeles, California
Cassey Ho is an American social media fitness entrepreneur, Pilates instructor, and YouTube star. A fitness freak, Ho started her journey in 2009 by posting her first ever video of Pilates on YouTube. It was only three years later in 2012 that Ho turned to it professionally. By then, the subscriber list had surpassed the 150,000 mark. Her YouTube channel, Blogilates, currently has over 6.04 million subscribers. Listed by Forbes as one of the emerging and most successful social media marketers, Ho has come a long way from being just a Pilates instructor. She also has a website that sells fitness apparel. One of the foremost reasons for Casey Ho’s phenomenal success is that her videos not only guide you towards a fitter and healthier life, but are also fun to watch. She earned a Streamy Award for Best Health and Wellness Channel in 2014.
Also Known As: Ho Vinh Cassey
Born Country: United States
U.S. State: California
City: Los Angeles
education: Whittier College, BS Biology
An internet personality and a successful YouTube star, Cassey Ho’s first attempt at online fitness business came in when she was in college. She fused pop music together with her classic Pilates routines, making working out a fun process. Meanwhile, she was studying fashion designing and by 2007, became one of 18 winning designers featured at the Emerging Stars fashion show during San Francisco Fashion Week. After interning with a San Jose clothing company, Effie’s Heart, Cassey Ho moved to Boston, Massachusetts to take up full time job as a fashion buyer. Before leaving for Boston, Ho first posted a fitness video titled POP Pilates: Total Body Sculpt in 2009 on YouTube primarily for her students. To her surprise, the video was well-appreciated and led to a huge demand for specific workouts for different muscle group by the audience.
Just nine months after she moved to Boston, Cassey Ho quit working as a fashion buyer and turned to teaching Pilates, taking 12 classes a week. However, this turned out to be physically taxing. She then switched to posting Pilate workout videos on YouTube. Within a short period of time, the number of viewers and subscribers began to increase rapidly. What stood in Cassey Ho's favor was her unique style of melding music to the mat. Her innovative choreography made working out fun!
Cassey Ho became a YouTube Partner and set up her own website blogilates.com. Her web portal became a big hit. In 2010, when one of her bags featured in the Shape magazine, things changed for Ho. She began marketing her own line of apparels and bags on Blogilates.
In 2014, Ho released her first fitness DVD, POP Pilates: Total Body Workout, and supplemented it with her first book, Hot Body Year-Round: The Pop Pilates Plan to Get Slim, Eat Clean, and Live Happy Through Every Season, a year later. Apart from posting videos on YouTube, Cassey Ho conducts one-to-one Pilates sessions and events. She has also initiated a line of activeware on shopblogilates.com under the name Bodypop. Most of her designs have been featured in popular magazines, such as Shape Magazine, Fitness Magazine, and The Wendy Williams Show. Cassey Ho's future plans include a national tour on Pilates with her fans.
Cassey Ho was born on January 16, 1987 in Los Angeles, California, United States. She gained her education from Whittier College, completing her graduation in BS in Biology. She has a younger sister, Jackelyn, who is also a fitness instructor. In 2017, she got engaged to Sam Livits. In 2018, they walked down the aisle.
In 2012, when Cassey Ho become a video blogger, life took a major leap. Ever since then, her journey as a fitness expert and a Pilates instructor has been an eventful one. She has received quite a few awards including Fitness magazine’s Fitterati Blogger Award in the category of Best Healthy Living Blog. She was ranked by Sharecare as the number 2 online influencer—behind Jillian Michaels—who is making a difference in the world of fitness. In 2013, she was felicitated with a Shorty Award in the category of Social Fitness. Following year, the Wall Street Journal reported that Ho's Blogilates YouTube channel has an average of around eight million views per month, making it the top ranking fitness channel on YouTube.
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