What is Brent Rivera’s Net Worth?
Brent Rivera is an American internet personality and actor who has a net worth of $12 million. Brent Rivera first became popular online through the now defunct video hosting service Vine on which users would upload very short video clips. He since has developed large followings on Instagram, TikTok, and YouTube. Rivera has co-founded his own content group and talent incubator called Amp Studios. His sister, Lexi Rivera, has become a very popular internet personality who also has millions of followers on her TikTok and YouTube channels.
Brent Rivera was born on January 9, 1998 in Huntington Beach, California. His father, John, worked as a firefighter while his mother, Laura, worked as a teacher. He is of Mexican and Italian descent and grew up with this three siblings – Brice, Blake, and Lexi. His sister, Lexi, also went on to become a social media personality and the siblings have appeared together in some online projects. Rivera attended Huntington Beach High School where he played varsity ice hockey.
From a young age, Rivera was interested in content creation and acting. He appeared in several commercials as a child but primarily started working on his online presence. He created his own YouTube Channel in 2009 where he would upload videos of himself. When the application Vine became popular, he created his own channel on that platform in 2013. He amassed nearly 10 million followers on Vine. His followers appreciated his quick-witted and silly content and as he grew more popular on the platform, he also began collaborating with other content creators. He also toured the United States with some of the other very popular creators on Vine, visiting major cities like San Diego, Boston, and Philadelphia. In 2015, he received an award at the 2015 MTV Music Awards in the Best Dressed category.
After Vine was shut down in 2016, Rivera began focusing on growing his YouTube platform. While he had created his own channel back in 2009, he had not grown his following on the platform as he had been focused on Vine. However, many of his followers from Vine followed him to YouTube and he was able to grow his following in a short amount of time. The content he created began going viral and one of his videos from this time, “If we talked how we texted,” reached over 10 million views.
Rivera also landed an anti-bullying campaign with Hollister in 2016 in which he helped raise awareness of the issue and raise money that was sent to various organizations involved in stopping bullying. He has since been involved in a number of other charitable and philanthropic campaigns marketed towards young people.
He also made his feature film debut in 2017 when he starred in the YouTube original movie, “Alexander IRL,” along with Nathan Kress, another popular Internet personality. He also worked as a producer on the film. In 2018, he appeared in five episodes of “Brobot” as the character Gil. From 2018 to 2019, he appeared as the main character of Issac Salcedo in “Light as a Feather.” He appeared in both seasons of the show which streamed on Hulu. In 2019, Rivera appeared as himself in “Brent Rivera’s Dream Vacation.” The show appeared on AwesomenessTV and aired seven episodes total. At the 2019 Teen Choice Awards, he was nominated in the Choice Male Web Star category, though he did not win. He also received a nomination at the 9th Streamy Awards in the Best in Lifestyle category.
In 2020, he appeared as himself in the show “Group Chat” on Nickelodeon. He initially appeared in one episode in the first season before having a main role in the second season of the show. At the 10th Streamy Awards in 2020, Rivera won the Juanpa Zurita’s Creator Honor Award. The following year, he was nominated in the Creator of the Year and Lifestyle categories. He also appeared in an episodes of “Dhar Mann” on YouTube.
Rivera is also the co-founder and CEO of Amp Studios, a talent incubator and content group. In 2020, the group generated 10 billion social media views each month. He founded the group with business partner Matt Levine, who also works as Rivera’s manager. Their goal as a group is to become something like the Disney Channel for a new general of young people who primarily consume content online.
Additionally, Rivera has a clothing line called Relatable. He also started a pop culture-centric podcast called “So Relatable” in 2021.
Rivera dated Eva Gutowski in 2019. He has also been romantically connected to model Morgan Justus. In 2021, he began dating fellow TikTok star Peirson Wodzynski.