Born In: Los Angeles, California, United States
Soraida Mejia is an American social media personality and content creator. She is best known for posting comedy skits and lip-sync videos on her popular TikTok account itsoraida. Mejia, who started posting TikTok videos for fun, went on to become a popular TikToker when her videos started going viral. She then started creating interesting content on other popular social media platforms such as Instagram and YouTube, establishing herself as a social media star. Subsequently, she landed opportunities to model for brands like Glamify Me and is currently being managed by the popular Phoenix -based talent agency, The Lilac Agency.
Born Country: United States
U.S. State: California
Soraida Mejia was born on June 11, 2002, in the Crenshaw neighborhood of Los Angeles, California, United States of America. She is of mixed origin and her parents are from El Salvador. She was raised in a religious family alongside her older sister. While attending middle school, Mejia was bullied by other girls because of her Latin heritage. Although traumatizing, the experience made her stronger as she learned a lot from being bullied.
Mejia started using social media for fun and posted her first TikTok video in December 2019 when she was 17 years old. She started off by posting lip-sync videos; in one of her earliest videos, she was seen performing for Sage the Gemini's song Red Nose. Meanwhile, she graduated from high school in 2020 and started studying business in college. She also took up a job at a local restaurant in order to support herself.
Apart from posting lip-sync videos, Soraida Mejia also started posting short comedy skits that attracted a lot of views and fans. Her hilarious observations about life and ability to find humor in everyday situations earned her massive fan following. Her TikTok account went on to gather thousands of fans and millions of likes in a short period of time, establishing her as a TikTok star. Subsequently, she started posting interesting content on other social media platforms, such as YouTube, Snapchat, and Instagram.
Her popularity on TikTok helped her earn followers on platforms like Instagram and YouTube. Despite not being very active on YouTube, Mejia’s channel has managed to gather thousands of views and subscribers. Some of her videos like Tutorial on how I transform, Tutorial on how to Catfish, and I Shit Myself have accumulated thousands of views. Her Instagram page, where she posts interesting pictures and video clips, has managed to gather thousands of followers as well. Soraida Mejia is also popular on Twitter and Snapchat.
Soraida Mejia came into prominence when she started posting comical videos on TikTok. She created a character and started posting POV videos that not only highlight humor in everyday situations, making her videos relatable, but also uphold the prominence of her Latin heritage. Her character, who has thicker eyebrows and larger lips, helps her bring out her humorous self which in turn makes her videos that much more funny and relatable. Thanks to her comedy videos, her TikTok account started gathering fans in a short period of time. As of now, TikTok account has more than 3 million followers.
Soraida Mejia’s popularity on social media has earned her opportunities to model for brands like Glamify Me. She has also been signed by The Lilac Agency and plans to come up with her own merchandise in the future.
Soraida Mejia comes from a religious family that has strong traditional values. In one of her interviews, she stated that she is the first person from her family to become a social media star and that her parents do not support and encourage her. However, her elder sister supports her and has been a pillar of strength throughout her social media career. Apart from creating content on social media, Soraida Mejia also enjoys spending time with her family and friends.
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