Born In: Irvine, California, United States
Rebecca Black is an American YouTube personality and pop singer. She shot to fame for her song “Friday”. She shares music videos and various other topics on her YouTube channel where she has amassed over 1.5 million subscribers. Her first single, “Friday,” went viral on YouTube and sold over 442,000 copies in the United States alone. The song peaked at Rank #58 in the Billboard Hot 100 list in its second week of release. She is believed to be associated with ARK Music Factory. She has been in the limelight due to some controversy with the ARK Music Factory. The viral video was removed, yet its re-upload and the original views make up to 240,000,000 views approximately. She has been inclined towards singing and dancing since her early childhood. 'RE/BL' and 'Rebecca Black Was Here,' are two independent extended plays released by her in 2017, and 2021, respectively.
Also Known As: Rebecca Renee Black
Born Country: United States
Ancestry: British American, Italian American, Mexican American, Polish American
U.S. State: California
Rebecca Black was born Rebecca Renee Black on June 21, 1997, in Irvine, California. Both her parents, John Jeffery Black and Georgina Marquez Kelly are veterinarians. She is of English, Mexican, Polish, and Italian descent.
Rebecca’s career started with her first single, “Friday”. The music video was recorded by her with a collaborative effort with the ARK Music Factory. Her Mom inspired her to make the video and paid ARK $4000 to assist her in doing so. The video was released on YouTube and grossed a 1000 views in its first month. However, it went viral later and earned thousands of views and subscribes.
She played herself in the documentary film released in 2012, ‘Katy Perry: Part of Me’. This was a 3D autobiographical documentary on Katy Perry.
She had announced the release of an album by 2015, which according to her, she had been working on since the release of ‘Friday’. However, she did not release any album or even a single after ‘Saturday’.
Rebecca’s most popular work is her first song, “Friday”. This video was released in a collaboration with ARK Music Factory. It later got into controversies regarding the rights of the song. The Blacks and ARK got into legal disputes over it and the video was removed off YouTube’s channel of ARK. Later, Rebecca uploaded it on her own channel. The total views have crossed 240,000,000 in 2015.
Rebecca was threatened for death through e-mails and phone calls after the release of Friday. She often feels like she is cyber bullied. However, she was backed by Simone Cowell and Lady Gaga.
She loves dancing and singing from an early age.
Her favorite band is One Direction and claims to have a huge crush on Josh Hutcherson.
She has a lot of friends and believes that they make an important part of her life. She came out as queer during an episode of the 'Dating Straight' podcast on April 3, 2020.
In September 2022, she was romantically linked to Veronika Wyman.
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