Tanner Fox is a professional scooter rider and YouTube vlogger with over 7 million followers across all social media platforms. He has a whooping 4.7 million subscribers on YouTube while 2.3m followers on photosharing website, Instagram. He loved shooting videos and uploading them on the internet from a very young age. Initially, he used to post videos of him doing random stuff which steadily contributed to his popularity and made him a YouTube sensation. He was such a video addict that it got him kicked out of a private Catholic school when he was just 11, for filming in class and uploading it on his YouTube channel!
It is believed his choice of profession (scooter riding) makes his so hugely popular on social media! With more millions of fans religiously following him, Tanner Fox is currently one of the biggest names in the sport of freestyle scooter right about now. And not just freestyle scooter riding, he also loves to skateboard with his best friend, Jake Angeles.
The Meteoric Rise to Stardom
Tanner Fox is currently one of the biggest names in the sport of freestyle scooter riding right now with millions of followers on YouTube.
He loves to share and upload videos of himself doing random stuffsevery day and also loves to upload videos with his best friend, Jake Angeles, when they skateboard together. He has been skateboarding since he was two years old.
He created his channel MT films(now self-titled) in September 2011, posting his first videos at that time as well. He is a phenomenon on YouTube and his channel is termed as the fastest growing channel on YouTube as of August 6, 2016. Fox’s channel does not only contain stunt videos but also vlogs, challenge videos and pranks making it a very diverse channel and prompting people to tune into it again and again. Inspired by the famous rider, Dylan Morrison, he performs all kinds of fun and exhilarating stunts on his scooter. Most of his videos focus on skateboarding and scooter rides, with flairs being his favourite scooter trick. Fox and his channel have attracted a lot of big names such as Lucky Scooters, Root Industries, and the Grind Shop who have backed Fox on his road to success. He also performs demo rides for them from time to time. His most famous video till date is ‘BMX vs SCOOTER’ with Harry Main. He has also collaborated with Roman Atwood and got a chance to drive his GTR car. Apart from Jake Angeles, Roman Atwood and Harry Main, some other celebrities with whom he has formed collaborations are Justin Stuart, Casey Neistat and Carson Lueders. Tanner Fox has over 3.4 million subscribers and the channel has over 400 million views as of late 2016. He posts videos almost every day and in a day the channel gets around 2 million views across all its videos cumulatively. This generatesan estimated revenue of around $3000 per day with $1.1 million per year!
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What Makes Tanner Fox So Special
Even though his phenomenal abilities on the scooter play a pivotal role in his success, it is his intelligence and hustler’s mentality that has allowed him to reach new heights with his fan base. His unwavering love and devotion towards his fans has also contributed to his overall success so far. Fox’s videos are very enjoyable to watch and the way he interacts with his friends and has fun with them, makes him very relatable to his subscribers because that’s the way today’s teenagers interact with each other.
Tanner Fox also earns a lot of moolah by selling merchandise on his website tfoxbrand.com such as the Special Edition 500K Subscriber shirt, TFOX Dad Hats and 8 Sticker Packs. Fox currently has an estimated net worth of a whopping $500,000! Because of his massive financial success, Fox bought his dream car, a Nissan GT-R valued near the $100K figure at just the age of 16 years.
Behind the Curtain
Fox goes to a charter school two days a week for a few hours and mainly depends on homeschooling for his education. He has a dog named Kirby who has his own Instagram account!
When he is not working, he loves to spend time with his family and friends in San Diego and his favorite place to visit is Barcelona, Spain.
When it comes to his love life, there were rumors that he once dated his high school friend, Anna, though nothing was ever confirmed. After much speculation, the YouTube star confirmed in April 2017 that he has a special woman in his life - a new girlfriend - Taylor. Though, she’s not new new — the pair’s actually been dating for months. He further added that she's not new and the pair’s actually been dating for months.
His favourite scooter trick is flairs!