Brittany Furlan s an American internet personality and actress based in Los Angeles, who was the most followed female video star on Vine until November 2015 when she left Vine. She was declared by Time magazine in 2015 to be one of the most influential people on the internet.
Born Name Brittany Jayne Furlan
Nick Name Brittany, Queen of Vine
Occupation Actress, Comedienne, Social Media personality
Born: September 05, 1986, 32 years and 6 months, Perkasie, Pennsylvania, USA
Hair Color Her natural hair color is somewhere between dark blonde and light brown.
Eye Color Dark Brown
Height 5 ft 6 in or 168 cm
Measurements 37-25-35 in or 94-63.5-89 cm
Bra Size 32DD
Best Known For
Her 6-second Improv / Comedy sketches on Vine that helped her acquire 9.5 million followers by the time the social media service discontinued in 2016.
Getting on the Time magazine list of 30 most influential people on the Internet in 2015.
Furlan previously tried to break into TV before becoming a star on Vine. She is developing a sketch comedy show produced by Seth Green and signed with content network Endemol.
Furlan also appeared in the music video for the song “Fireball” by Pitbull featuring John Ryan.
Furlan was embroiled in a controversy during the 2014 Daytime Emmys Red Carpet show when she told actor Ryan Paevey, “We’re going to get you away from us before we rape you.”
Since early 2017, Furlan has been in a relationship with former Mötley Crüe drummer, Tommy Lee. On February 14, 2018, they announced their engagement on Instagram.
She has Italian ancestry.
Father – Ronald C Furlan (Civil Engineer)
Mother – Jill Anne Pisano (Nurse)
Siblings – Gregory Furlan (Brother) (Astrologer & YouTuber)
Others – Jayne Pisano-Aras (Maternal Aunt)
Brittany’s career is managed by –
ICM Partners, Los Angeles, California
Management 360, Beverly Hills, California
Brittany acted in several plays and theatre productions throughout the Elementary and High school and finally moved to Los Angeles at the age of 17 to pursue a career as an actress.
Brands started approaching Brittany after she gained 150,000 followers on Vine:
The first brand she promoted online was Benefit Cosmetics after which she endorsed
Reebok and many more
In 2011, she played the role of Suzie on the comedy film L.A. Paranormal.
First TV Show
She was in 3 episodes of a reality show called Reality Hell (2009) aired on E! Network that required her to play pranks on people.
Brittany Furlan Facts
Brittany is a massive dog lover and has always owned a pet dog throughout her life.
As of 2017, Brittany owns two pet dogs. An English Dachshund named Neena Da Weena and a Yorkie named Wicket / Wicky. Both the dogs have an Instagram account in their name and have a large online following.
She formerly owned a black Dachshund named Meghan. Together, Meghan and Wicky were profiled by American Eagle clothing brand to become the face of their doggy clothing line, American Beagle Outfitters.
Brittany won Viner of the Year award at 2014 Streamy Awards.
She dressed as a mermaid for a charity photo shoot to promote Project Mermaids, an organization dedicated to protecting the oceans from pollution.
Her popularity on Vine caught the attention of comedian, Seth Green that helped her to acquire an opportunity to develop her own sketch comedy show under his production company programmed under the banner of Endemol network.
She stumbled upon Vine accidentally when she saw the advertisement of the app while casually browsing through Instagram during a free moment.
Struggling to get on TV for years, Brittany poured all her pent-up creative energy on Vine creating up to 5 Vine videos a day. She adds the reason behind her success was that she simply used the platform to express herself and was not on it to make money or get famous.
Despite her massive online popularity, the actress claims she did not have a social media strategy to begin with and continues to have limited knowledge about the online platforms. She simply expresses herself online, whichever way she feels like, during the moment.