Woah Vicky is one of the more successful attention economy stars. As with other influencers, she believes it doesn’t matter how you get attention and retain it. The most important part is to have as many followers and make them talk about you. The more people talk about you, the more you earn. So, how much is Woah Vicky net worth?
Born in Atlanta, Georgia in 2000, Vicky is an American Instagram personality, model, but also a businesswoman. Her real name is Victoria Rose Waldrip.
There are different reports regarding Woah Vicky net worth. Sources go from $200,000 up to $800,000.
The internet personality actually had a job. She got her first job as a hostess at a food unit. This was back when she was a teenager.
But her feisty personality got her fired after just a couple of days. And that is how she ended up on Instagram. She is famous for her controversial statements, but also feuds with other celebrities.
We can track her claim to fame all the way to the summer of 2017. She participated in the Lotion Challenge. And her video went viral. Vicky and a friend tried to devour a spoon of lotion and failed. That is how she got the moment and ceased the chance. She quickly started getting more than 20,000 followers per day. Today she has almost 3 million followers.
Feuds and Popularity
Woah’s rise to internet personality is all thanks to her controversial statements and relationships. She is now an Instagram starlet.
Her most controversial statement is the racial one. She claimed she is black. Yes, Vicky is an African-American but has only 25% black ancestry. Yet, she constantly uses the F and N-word.
She also had beef or a feud with Daniel Bhad Bhabie Bregoli. This one took place on social media, with the girls throwing punches at each other. The feud ended up with a physical confrontation. The video of the confrontation went viral on social media. At the time, Vicky was with another Instagram personality, a nine-year-old Lil Tay.
Another controversy in 2017 was her pregnancy. She made an announcement she is pregnant with a baby. And that Papi JJ was the father. He denied it and released a video. And since there was no bump in sight for a while, Vicky got burned. Her claim was false.
In 2018, she came to the limelight after assaulting a law officer. And then in early 2018, she got into a beef with Snoop Dogg. First, she posted a very misguided video. In it, she held a gun and started insulting Snoop Dogg yelling into the camera offensive things. Snoop responded with a video setting her straight. And after that, Vicky issues an apology.
Earnings and Income
Nowadays, a lot of people earn through social media. The appearance on social media brings fame, wealth, and popularity. Woah Vicky knows that for sure. She is famous for her feuds and scandals.
Vicky earns money through endorsing and sponsored links on her social media accounts. She has almost 3 million followers on Instagram, and close to 1 million subscribers on YouTube.
She is a huge fan of the clothing brand Gucci, but she doesn’t endorse it. Anyway, Vicky posts photos and videos trying different outfits from Gucci.
She cashed in on her growing social media popularity by promoting brands. And the Instagram starlet is also a businesswoman. She has her own website where she sells merchandise under her brand. You can buy tees, long-sleeve tees, hats, hoodies, and much more.
As for her sponsored Instagram posts, some estimates are she earns up to $4,000 per post and $1,000 per story.
She is part of influencers that play the attention economy. It is a type of economy where it doesn’t matter how you get attention and retain it. What matters is to get as many followers as possible and make them talk about you.
As of 2020, she is just a 20-year old girl. Woah Vicky net worth is between $200,000 and $800,000.
Victoria is the second child and the youngest daughter to Carla Johnson and Steve Waldrip. She has an older sister. Vicky says she is part of Zone 6, a district in Atlanta famous for the dangerous streets.
Her mother and father are not married. They have two daughters. But the age difference is 10 years, and they never developed a friendly relationship.
Victoria attended Marietta High School. But she also says her father home-schooled her. Woah has a diploma from Penn Foster High School.
Vicky often makes controversial remarks on her race. She did an ancestry test and found out she is 25% African American. In her videos, she often uses the F and N-words.
While she enjoys fame in social media, she keeps her private life private. There is little info about her dating life. Yet, we know a couple of past relationships.
She dated Papi JJ, but after her pregnancy claim, he left her. She then dated Lil Virgin, a semi-average famous rapper. They posted photos and videos together.
Her last relationship is Lil Riot, another Instagram star. Vicky once said they bought a helicopter together. But there are no “together” photos since 2019.
As of 2020, Woah Vicky is single. And her net worth is more than $500,000.