YouTube has become a home for stars like KSI, Logan Paul and PewDiePie to shine. The video-sharing platform has been no different for Elle Darby, but who is she and why has she come under fire in recent moments?
Who is Elle Darby and why is she famous?
Elle Darby went viral after she released her first vlog in 2015 which documented her fitness journey. The content creator has since gained 580K subscribers to her YouTube channel after posting her initial fitness expert debut video.
The social media star now discusses fashion, lifestyle and beauty, as well as sharing a glimpse of her family life for her loyal followers.
Why have Elle Darby’s tweets resurfaced?
Elle Darby has recently apologised over offensive tweets which resurfaced in recent moments.
The YouTuber said she was “disgusted” by the tweets she sent in 2011 from a previous account which contained racial and offensive slurs. The tweets targeted Polish and Indian people, and those who struggled with weight.
In a YouTube video, the social media mogul admitted: “They were racist, they were fat-phobic, they were homophobic… I am ashamed.”
Elle Darby Key Facts:
- Real Name: Eleanor Darby
- Age: 26
- DoB: 9th December 1995
- Nationality: British
- Net Worth: £300,000-£500,000
- Instagram Followers: 705K
- YouTube Subscribers: 582K
All numbers correct as of 6th January 2022.
Elle Darby Net Worth: How much does Elle Darby earn?
Elle Darby has an estimated net worth of £300,000-£500,000 with netsworthspot noting her earnings are at the lower end of the spectrum. Meanwhile, another site indicates that the social media mogul has a networth of some £200,000 more than the other prediction.
Her earnings come from YouTube subscriber streams, as well as sponsorships and collaborations on Instagram from brands like Beauty Works, Zara and Angelle - a loungewear brand which she co-owns.
How old is Elle Darby?
Elle Darby was born on 9th December 1995 in Wiltshire, South West England, making her 26 years old in 2022.
She has a younger sister, Lucy Jessica Carter, who is also a social media influencer with a respective 349K followers on Instagram and 314K subscribers on YouTube.
Who Is Elle Darby's fiancé?
Elle Darby is engaged to Connor Swift, a fellow personal trainer and the co-owner of loungewear brand Angelle.
They began dating in 2015, after Connor message Elle on Instagram. Last January, the YouTuber announced she and Connor were expecting their first child together in her YouTube video “We’re having a baby” which has since gained over one million views.
The couple now share their baby Saint Seven Swift, 5 months old.