A mum who was once so poor she qualified for food stamps now rakes in a whopping $1 million (£722,500) a year on OnlyFans - and is helping others to do the same.
Nita Marie, 45, has managed to completely change her life after signing up to the platform and coaches around 200 other mums from around the world.
Mum-of-two Nita, from Colorado, earns around $180,000 (£130,000) a month through modelling on OnlyFans, which is a far cry from the situation she found herself in back in 2017.
After divorcing her husband of 15 years, Nita was left raising two small children and attempting to run her own business as a beauty sales representative.
She explained: "I pretty much was raising the kids on my own, and emotionally, I couldn't keep up with my other business. So my income plummeted."
While waiting for child support to start, she and her children were told they were so so poor they could qualify for food stamps.
"I remember having to borrow $20 (£14.45) just to put gas in my car," Nita said.
"I remember going to the mall and having to split a hamburger between me and my two kids, because we didn't have enough money for any other food."
Nita says following the birth of children and her subsequent divorce, her confidence took a dive.
She said: "I wanted to feel sexy and attractive again, because in my marriage I didn't feel sexy after having the kids. My body had completely changed after having the babies."
She decided to do a boudoir photoshoot to 'feel good about herself'- and after sharing the snaps on social media, she was flooded with praise as well as offers from photographers who wanted to shoot with her.
Nita, who had previously worked as a model, decided to return to modelling and set up her own website. In 2019, she joined OnlyFans.
She added: "I already had somewhat of a following from just posting things on Instagram and having my own website. And I think I joined at a good time."
Since then, she's gone from strength to strength and says her income has been boosted by the pandemic.
"Covid helped my Only Fans page blow up because people were just at home," she said.
"My subscriptions skyrocketed. I doubled my income in January 2020, and then it kept increasing.
"In January of last year, I was making about $40,000 (£28,900) a month. But in March, it went up to about $80,000 (£57,800), a month.
"I literally went from qualifying for food stamps to, the next full year, I made over a million dollars."
Opening up about her success, Nita added: "I know what it's like to be pay cheque to pay cheque. I know what it's like to worry if you're going to have enough money for the electric bill.
"Now, I've paid off all my debt, we own our house, and pretty much never have to worry about money again. We want to buy a piece of land and start an animal sanctuary."
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