Eric Montanez is an American model, social media influencer, and aspiring actor. He is predominantly active on TikTok, where he has accumulated over two million followers and more than 80 million likes through his lip-sync and comedic videos. Originally from California, Montanez garnered initial fame through his activities on TikTok. He posted his first video there in March 2019. In time, his popularity on that platform made its way to other social media sites as well. He has over a hundred thousand followers on Instagram and a little over two thousand subscribers on YouTube. In 2019, he entered into a modelling contract with Vertex Management Group and subsequently secured a clothing deal with Elwood.
Rise to Fame
Eric Montanez is a popular and verified TikTok user. He started posting videos on his @ericmontanez account on March 10, 2019. His first video is set to ‘Boys Will Be Bugs’ by Cavetown. On 17 April, he posted a video made in collaboration with @samykanaan. In the following months, his page has grown exponentially. These days, he receives hundreds of thousands of views on each of his videos. Some of the songs he has used for his content are ‘Best Part’ by H.E.R (ft. Daniel Caesar), ‘Cradles’ by Sub Urban’, ‘No Idea’ by Don Toliver, ‘This Could Be Us’ by Rae Sremmurd, ‘Juicy’ by Doja Cat (ft. Tyga), ‘Going Bad’ by Meek Mill (ft. Drake), and ‘Dance Monkey’ by Tones and I.
Eric Montanez set up his self-titled YouTube channel on October 24, 2019. However, he has not posted any content on it to date. The oldest post on his @ericmontanezofficial Instagram account dates back to March 25, 2019. It is a photo in which Montanez is wearing a white chequered shirt and a pair of white trousers. In his next post, which was uploaded on 3 April, Montanez can be seen standing under a tree in a field of flowers. He uploaded his first Instagram video on 30 May. In it, a visibly sunburnt Montanez stares straight into the camera. In July 2019, Montanez attended Vidcon at Anaheim Convention Center in Anaheim, California. On 15 July, he shared a group of photos taken with other social media stars and fans. He also shared a video in which he can be seen signing autographs.
Later that month, he released his merchandise, white hoodies with his name printed on the front. They were given to his fans, who later took photos with him. Montanez shared one of these pictures on his Instagram handle on 30 July. On January 21, 2020, he did a paid promotion for Lovesac on his Instagram.
Eric Montanez has done a teen acting course at Actors Workshop in San Diego and has reportedly secured several acting roles. His Summer 2019 Tour lasted from 3 to 15 August. During this period, he visited Chicago, Illinois; Denver, Colorado; Saint George, Utah; Las Vegas, Nevada; and San Francisco, California.
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Family & Personal Life
Eric Montanez was born on November 27, 2003, in San Diego, California, USA. On August 1, 2019, he posted a video in which both his parents were featured. The accompanying caption reads, “Why so serious”.