If you are a Vine user and like comedy videos, then there is no chance that you do not know about Ethan Dolan. The spread of social media channels like Facebook, YouTube, and Vine has made it possible for many celebrities to reach their fans easily. Moreover, these social media channels have also made it possible for normal people to turn celebrities. Ethan Dolan is one such celebrity created by the spread of the modern social media. Banking on the popularity of the social media channels, Ethan Dolan and his brother Grayson Dolan became instant celebrities almost overnight. Ethan Dolan and his brother initially started posting their videos on their YouTube channel. But they quickly expanded their reach by banking on other social media channels which were becoming more popular with the youth like Vine and Instagram. Dolan and his brother were born twenty minutes apart and had a great childhood with their loving parents. The twins were jovial since their childhood and liked to entertain others with their activities. Ethan Dolan was introduced to Vine app by his sister sometime after he became active on YouTube. Since then, Ethan Dolan and his brother have made Vine as their primary social media channel for communicating.
The Meteoric Rise to Stardom
The journey of Ethan Dolan and his brother began in May 2013 when they started posting their videos on Vine. The first video of Ethan shows him sitting in a black trash bag. The air in the trash bag is sucked by a Vacuum Cleaner. His brother also posted a video at the same time which featured a kid stealing his mayonnaise while he was enjoying it alone in a secluded room of their home. Ethan’s video received double the viewership of his brother. Looking at the popularity recieved by the twins, a YouTube multi-channel network founded by Brian Robbins entered into a contract with the twins. Under the contract, Ethan Dolan and his brother would post their videos in a separate channel. The first video of Ethan Dolan and his twin brother called ‘The Blender Challenge’ got 2 million views in a month bringing them celebrity status. The channel was an instant hit and started receiving a large number of visitors. Fans started expecting a new video every week on the silly activities done by the twins. The channel eventually managed to get more than 2.4 million followers. They then started their separate channel on Vine which became even more popular than their YouTube Channel. Over time, the Vine Channel of Ethan Dolan got 3.1 million followers. Even though the exact net worth of Ethan Dolan is not known, he is expected to be worth US $ 1 million based on the viewership received by their channels.
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What Makes Ethan So Special
Ethan Dolan became an instant celebrity due to the jovial nature of his videos. The activities performed by Ethan and his brother are unique and fast-paced. To make them more attractive, they are also edited intelligently. As the videos on Vine can be viewed only for a few seconds, Ethan Dolan retained only the key part of their activities. Featuring many celebrities in his videos increased his popularity. A video featuring Amanda Cerny in 2014 in which she broke Ethan Dolan’s heart was one of his most prominent videos. According to many media analysts, one of the key reasons that makes Ethan Dolan so special is that he is very young and cute looking compared to other Vine stars.
Being a young celebrity still in his teens, Ethan Dolan has stayed away from controversies. However, a controversy erupted in June 2016 when it was suggested that Ethan Dolan has secretly dated the famous model Meredith Mickleson who also features in some of his videos. However, both of them denied the rumors.
Behind The Curtains
Ethan Dolan is a good student and continued his education in New Jersey despite gaining huge popularity as a young comedian. His parents have always been cooperative and encouraged him in his activities. Despite being close to his family since childhood, Ethan Dolan and his brother moved to the west coast in 2015 leaving behind their mother and grandmother.