UTA has signed YouTube star Wengie for representation.
An Australian native, Wengie is one of the fastest growing stars on YouTube. In three years she has amassed over 4 million subscribers, 3 million in the past six months alone. Between her two channels on YouTube — wengieofficial and LifeOfWengie — she averages over 10 million video views per week.
Her channel consists of lifestyle content focusing mainly on beauty, fashion and DIY. Additionally, she has over 500,000 Instagram followers and 121,000 followers on Twitter.
Some of her most popular videos include “DIY Edible School Supplies – 8 Pranks for Back to School” and “21 Things You Didn’t Know About Everyday Objects.”
She continues to be represented by Ashley Villa at the Rare Collective.
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