Who is Emma Chamberlain?


Miley Rooper, Journalist

Emma Frances Chamberlain was born on May 22, 2001, in San Bruno, CA to Micheal and Sophia Chamberlain and grew up in San Mateo County. She is an only child and her parents got divorced when she was only five years old. Emma currently lives in Los, Angeles California. Emma is known for her funny and entertaining personality that she can express on her youtube channel and other social media platforms. Getting to know Emma will introduce you to her unique sense of humor and perspective on clothing and life. Emma first created her youtube channel in 2016 but didn’t post a video until a year later in July of 2017. 


Living and School 


Emma Chamberlain went to Central Middle School in San Carlos, CA, and attended Notre Dame High School in Belmont, CA. Emma did Competitive cheer for five years and was a member of the California All-Stars Pink cheer team. She dropped out of high school in her first semester of junior year but still graduated after passing the California High School Exit Exam. Emma moved out of her parents’ house at the age of 17 and now currently lives by herself in her own apartment in Los Angeles, CA. She occasionally visits her dad in San Francisco and her mom also spends time with her at her apartment. 


How it started 


Emma Chamberlain got famous for being a DIY girl, and posting hysterical and entertaining collabs and car videos. Emma’s first video that she uploaded that actually went viral was her video titled “we all owe the dollar store an apology”, which got 4.3 million views. Emma was not always popular, she even stated “I literally started from zero; I had zero subscribers. I remember my first subscriber – I was so excited, and then I looked, and it was my dad.” Emma is also known for her early collaborations with James Charles, Ethan, and Grayson Dolan (The Dolan twins). Their group name was called The Sister Squad. The Sister Squad first started on July 19, 2018. The videos are spread across all three of their youtube channels. The Sister Squad, unfortunately, separated in May 2019, after the rest of the Sister Squad unfollowed James Charles on social media. Emma went on her own path from then on and continued with her career. Emma has succeeded to also spread content through TikTok, Instagram, Snapchat, Youtube, and Spotify. 




Emma Chamberlain has already achieved a lot at only 19 years old and has already created her own businesses with a total net worth of around $3 million dollars. Her businesses include her podcast (Anything Goes), her coffee company (Chamberlain Coffee), her merch, her planner, and her skincare line, (Bad habit). Emma has achieved the People’s Choice Awards for Favorite Social Media Star, the Teen Choice Award for Choice Web Star: Female, and the Shorty Award for Best Podcast. She also got nominated for the 2021 Kids’ Choice Award in the Favorite Female Social Star category. 



Emma Chamberlain still has all of her companies and is most likely going to keep them running. She has successfully gotten 9.93 million subscribers on youtube, as she posts once a week. Now Emma’s content mostly consists of shopping, thrifting, ”get ready with me”, food, and daily life vlogs. Emma is truthful on the internet and said “I would hope that young girls could relate to me and see that the lives of people on the internet are not as perfect as they seem.” During quarantine she’s been persistent with her time, so she loves to go and try out new things revolving around her love for fashion and her new interest in cooking. Emma has good taste in clothing and inspired a lot of people that being different or dressing out of the box should be normalized because none of us are perfect. In Emma’s youtube videos and around social media, she gets sponsored by multiple companies and gets the luxury of exploring different brands through brand deals. Emma also loves to go grocery shopping and find new recipes while remaining vegetarian. As people watch Emma’s videos they can receive advice, inspiration, and fun activities to try. 


Overall Emma Chamberlain has accomplished a lot at only 19 years old and will most likely continue with her vlogs. We can’t wait to see what the future holds for her. 


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