No One Knew Who She Was
Her name is Claire Abbott. You probably saw her picture floating around the internet, but chances are you didn’t know her name until now. She has set the stage for many Instagram celebs.
An Accidental Celebrity
Claire became internet famous totally by accident. She posted some photos of herself in a bikini to her Facebook profile, and it all just happened from there. Abbott was only fifteen years old when she first posted the bikini photos. They went viral and spread like wildfire. She was an overnight sensation just like that.
Setting Up Shop
When Claire became aware of how popular her photos were online, she went with it. In response, she started multiple social media profiles. She was on YouTube, Twitter and of course, Instagram. Claire, who wanted to be a singer, hoped the attention would help her music career. Abbott started racking up followers immediately.
The Fame Grows
Claire’s social media accounts where instant hits. The comments sections were just brimming in compliments. Her numbers were growing daily. Her photos also kept spreading around the internet. She was featured on many blogs and reposted on many forums. And the question still remained who really is she?
Claire posted all sorts of things online. Along with photos of herself, she also posted fashion advice. She noticed, however, that there was a direct relationship between how many photos of herself she posted and how many new followers she got. So she experimented with this. Abbott started posting a ton of shots of herself. Pretty soon, her Instagram was up to over 500,000 followers.
Claire’s internet fame rose to such a place that it began opening up a world of possibility for her. She wrote on a fashion blog, “In terms of social media, I have a fashion, fitness and lifestyle based Instagram that has really exploded recently. I started showing pictures of myself on Instagram a couple of years ago and it’s transformed from a hobby into a really exciting part-time job that has opened up a ton of great opportunities for me!” The more visible she became, the more famous she got. There appeared to be no limit on her celebrity.