The Spotlight Life of Trisha Paytas


Elijah Jordan, Contributor

Trisha Paytas is one of the most recognized faces in the social media industry and has been since the early 2000s when she was first brought to everyone’s attention.  

Trisha was born and raised in Illinois until she was in her teens when she relocated to Los Angeles to pursue her dreams of being an actress. When she first arrived in Los Angeles, Trisha began to strip as a form of income. Along with this, Trisha also did small acting jobs, a majority of them being small, extra roles. Collectively, Trisha has been in a total of forty-five media roles. She’s starred in multiple music videos including some from the legendary musicians Eminem and Amy Winehouse. 

In 2006, Trisha joined the YouTube and created her own channel titled ‘blndsundoll4mj’ which was initially created to serve a lifestyle channel. With the major success of her channel and tens of viral videos, Paytas almost instantly skyrocketed into the highest standings of social media presence, gaining 100,000 subscribers in 2012 and one million subscribers in 2014.  

While her channel was originally created as a lifestyle channel, Trisha has normalized and popularized haul videos and mukbang videos. Haul videos being a large collection of recently bought items and mukbang videos being her sitting down in various locations simply eating.  

Following her success on YouTube, Paytas decided to branch out into other forms of media starring in numerous reality television shows including The Greg Behrendt Show, Who Wants to be a Superhero?, and Celebrity Big Brother (UK).  

Currently, Trisha Paytas is continuously updating her social medias as well as consistently uploading videos to her YouTube channel. Presently, Trisha has 4.4 millions subscribers on the social media site and has collectively accumulated 1.3 billion views over the lifetime of her channel.