Social Media Influencer and Actress
Brittany Furlan is a successful American actress, comedian, and social media influencer. She is well known for her famed 6-second comedic Vine videos, which featured, “a repertoire of outlandish characters, quick-to-the-punch sketches or pranks on the unsuspecting public.” Furlan earned a top 3 spot on Vine’s “most popular” list, and was the most followed female star. Furlan amassed nine million followers, and her estimated net worth is $800,000.
Brittany Furlan, Background
Brittany Jayne Furlan was born and raised in Perkasie, Pennsylvania. Her bubbly personality allowed her to excel in school and local theatre productions. Furlan decided to pursue acting full time, and moved to Los Angeles at age 18. At the behest of her parents, she studied fashion. They wanted her to have something to fall back on lest her acting career failed. Furlan’s first big break came in 2009 when a casting director at a bar discovered her. The show “Reality Hell” only lasted one season, but Furlan quickly became an icon.
Furlan catapulted to fame with her amusing 6-second Vine videos. Always outspoken, Furlan was at the center of controversy at the 2014 Daytime Emmys Red Carpet. She told actor Ryan Paevey, “we’re going to get you away from us before we rape you.” That quickly subsided, and Furlan has continued to spill intimate details of her life on her various social media networks.
Brittany Furlan has an estimated net worth of $800,000. During her time with Vine, her branded content posts received between $7,000-$20,000. Since leaving Vine in 2015, Furlan frequently creates branded content on her Instagram, Twitter, Youtube, and Snapchat pages, which garner similar figures to her Vine branded posts. Furlan’s dogs, Wicket and Neena Da Weena, are also social media celebrities. The dogs have several hundred thousand followers, and they also participate in branded ad campaigns.
Awards and Accolades
Time magazine lauded Furlan as. “One of the most influential people on the Internet.” She received the same praise from Buzzfeed, Yahoo, MSN, AOL, and Tubefilter. Furlan was named “Vine Person of the Year” in 2014, and “Choice Web Viner” at the 2015 Teen Choice Awards.
“It’s crazy how you can choose to be anyone you want in this life and some people still choose to be an asshole.”
“Dear ladies: Relationships do exist where you don’t have to watch your partner’s every move for fear he’s cheating, where you feel loved & cared for, where you feel safe & beautiful. So please don’t settle for less.”
“It’s the saddest thing in the world when the innocent are demonized and the demons glorified.”
“Rumors don’t define who you are.”
“I have all these followers and I have to deliver what they want to see.”
“Honestly, if I took every job I’m offered, I could be a multimillionaire right now, but I don’t want to flood my Vine with content.”
Brittany Furlan’s acting career began in 2009 when she appeared in the reality series, “Reality Hell.” Since then she has appeared in over 30 television shows, movies, and short films. Her most notable performances include Pitbull’s Fireball music video in 2014, “We Are Your Friends” in 2015, and “Random Tropical Paradise” in 2017. Furlan currently has four films in pre and post-production for 2018. According to her Instagram page, she is presently in New Orleans filming a Netflix original movie titled “The Dirt Movie.”
Love Interest: Tommy Lee
Brittany Furlan began dating infamous musician and Motley Crue drummer Tommy Lee in early 2017. The pair announced their engagement via Instagram on February 14th, 2018. Furlan frequently posts behind-the-scenes photos of their relationship. The courtship has been controversial as Lee is 55, Brittany is 31, and Lee’s children are 20 and 21, respectively. Lee recently had a public physical altercation with his son Brandon, to which Brandon responded that he is “devastated.”
Brittany Furlan is extremely active on social media. Her Twitter, Instagram, Snapchat, Youtube, and Facebook accounts boast over 5 million followers.
Instagram https://www.instagram.com/brittanyfurlan Brittany posts hilarious videos, “shower thoughts,” behind-the-scenes pictures, and branded content.
Twitter https://twitter.com/brittanyfurlan Furlan posts quotes, behind-the-scenes of current projects, and she re-tweets funny and interesting people.
Facebook https://www.facebook.com/brittanyfurlan Furlan posts comedic photos, behind-the-scenes pictures, and shares links to funny websites.
Furlan posted that trying to keep up with Vlogging was taking its toll, so she began a new series “Worst Firsts” where Furlan and a celebrity guest discuss their worst first dates. Celebrities include: Logan Paul, Amanda Cerny, King Bach, and Christian Delgrosso.
Snapchat @brittanyjfurlan Brittany documents her life with Tommy Lee (who is an active participant in most videos), and also shares comedic photos, videos, and thoughts.