Lele Pons - Biography
Last Modified: Jun 15, 2020
|Born on :||June 25, 1996 (age 25)|
|Birth Name /
|Eleonora Pons Maronese|
|Birth Place:||Caracas, Venezuela|
|Father's Name:||Luis Pons|
|Mother's Name:||Anna Maronese|
|High School:||Miami Country Day School|
|Height:||1.68 meter (5 feet 6 inch)|
|Weight:||64 kg (141.10 lb)|
|Hair Color:||Dyed Blonde|
|Eye Color:||Dark Brown|
|Dress Size:||US 6|
|Breast Size:||35 inch|
|Waist Size:||25 inch|
|Hip Size:||36 inch|
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Who is Lele Pons?
Lele Pons has found fame at such a young age. Initially a Viner, the social media star, singer, actress, host, a dancer has branched out to Instagram and YouTuber. Her comical sense and videos make her one of the most viewed social media influencers.
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Lele Pons: Age, Parents, Siblings
Lele Pons was born on June 25, 1996, in Caracas, Venezuela. Her real name/ birth name is Eleonora Pons Maronese. Her mother’s name is Anna Maronese and father’s name is Luis Pons. Her mother was a graduate of a medical school. She has no siblings and is the only child of her parents.
AT the age of 5, Pons migrated with her family to the United States and was raised in Miami, Florida.
She attended Miami Country Day School and graduated from the same in 2015. Pons has revealed that she was not a famous girl in school and even had a hard time making friends.
She recalled her school days,
“I went to high school, and I started getting bullied because I was very weird. I mean, freshman year I went to school in a pirate suit - I just didn't care. I'm not like the cool girls - I'm the other girl. The one that's basically a nerd, but proud of that.”
After her graduation, she moved to Los Angeles, California. But she initially wanted to become a singer. Her ethnicity is Hispanic.
Lele Pons: Boyfriend, Husband, Divorce, Children
Although social media is a major part of her life, she is a secretive person and does not “overly” let out her personal details.
In January 2015, Pons dated Twan Kuyper. But the couple broke up in April 2015. In 2016 she was rumored to be in a relationship with former Viner King Bach. But there was no confirmation from either side.
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In 2016, Pons also dated Mexican YouTuber, Juanpa Zurita but soon split. She was seen kissing Zurita during MTV MIAW Awards in June 2017 speculating rumors that they might be having an affair again.
There have been rumors that she is currently dating fellow social media influencer Twan Kuyper. However Kuyper calls Pons his "best friend", not girlfriend and fans are hoping that this will change soon.
As of now, she is single, sans husband and children.
Lele Pons: Career
Her career as a social media star/ influencer began with Vine, a platform which provided users to present their six-second video.
As she went on posting, her followers began to grow. Soon she realized that her followers were depending on her to make videos so they could get a laugh. Over time she became the first "Viner" to reach one billion loops. Her fame brought change to her social life as well,
"People from my school were respecting me more and it was really weird. Obviously, I don't really care about that, but I was very happy with it and kept doing what I was doing."
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She had become the most-looped and most-followed Viner of all time before Vine closed down in 2016. She even was invited to the White House in 2015 to meet former first lady Michelle Obama.
Pons said about her Vine status,
"When I was named the #1 most viewed person on Vine, the #1 Female Viner in the world and, simultaneously, Time magazine named me the "Most Influential Teen,'"
After Vine was shut down, she branched out to Instagram and YouTube to showcase her funny videos. Her videos are relevant to teenagers. So, most of her followers are within the age of 9-17. In recent interviews, she has shared that she wants to branch out into TV and acting.
Her dreams to branch out into acting seems to be on the way. In 2016, she was signed with entertainment company Shots Studios, founded by John Shahidi. In the year 2015, Lele Pons launched a jewelry collection called UNO Magnetic, published a co-authored with Melissa de la Cruz, a novel titled Surviving High School (2016), Surviving High School.
Lele Pons has also appeared in more than a dozen movies and series. She was featured in We Love You (2016), Scream, Escape the Night (2016), La Voz México (2018), My Big Fat Hispanic Family (2016), Insane Kids (2016), The Walking Dead: No Man's Land (2017), The Space Between Us (2017), Caught the Series (2017), Scooby Doo Is Back (2017), Latino Hunger Games (2017), Airplane Mode (2018).
She has also starred in several music videos such as Havana by Camila Cabello, Downtown by Anitta and J Balvin, She's Out of Her Mind by Blink-182, Summer by Marshmello, The Middle by Zedd, Maren Morris and Grey.
Her single Dicen was released in May 2018, Celoso was released in August 2018 and Teléfono (Remix) released in 2018. In addition to her branching career, Pons has also modeled for CoverGirl, Dolce & Gabbana. Pons is the host of La Voz... México as well.
Lele Pons: Awards and Nominations
She has received several nominations, among which she has won Teen Choice Awards (2016) for Choice Viner, Streamy Awards (2016) for Best Ensemble Cast for Escape the Night, MTV Millennial Awards (2018) for Worldwide Instagrammer of the Year.
Lele Pons: Controversy, Criticism
Lele Pons was criticized in 2018 at the expense of her sense of humor. Former Viner Cody Ko criticized one of her videos saying "This was written by a four-year-old." Also in December 2017, Tom Harlock criticized Pons of lying to her friends, "manipulating" her young audience and not writing her own book.
In September 2016, Pons had a feud with her former "best friend" Amanda Cerny, also a social media star like Pons. Cerny had accused Pons of logging into her YouTube and Instagram accounts and deleting the most popular posts.
However, Pons did not address her accusations. Rather she told her fan base Cerny was the one that deleted her popular posts. When Cerny attempted to clarify the feud on Instagram, Cerny said Pons had called police on her to take down the post.
Pons has also admitted to having plastic surgery on her nose.
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Lele Pons: Net worth, Salary
Her net worth is estimated to be around $3 Million but the details on the amount of her annual salary is not shared with the public.
Lele Pons: Instagram, Twitter, Facebook
On social media, Pons is active on Instagram, Twitter, Facebook with millions of followers and counting.
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