Last year, a viral video of a girl looking up and down at the camera turned into a meme.
The short clip, which first went viral in September 2019, is used to convey a sense of “are you serious?” — and there have been roughly a zillion different takes on it.
The woman behind the meme, Kayla Nicole Jones, is also known as Nicole Tv, and she’s had quite the year. Here’s what we know about her.
Who is Kayla Nicole Jones?
She wasn’t totally unknown when that meme went mega-viral — not even close, in fact.
She’s known for creating the kind of parody tutorials and funny videos that easily go viral, and lately, she’s been posting tons of beautiful selfies on Instagram.
How old is Kayla Nicole Jones?
Jones turned 19 years old on May 26, according to Famous Birthdays.
She posted her first video to YouTube in 2015 when she was only 13 years old.
How did Kayla Nicole Jones become famous?
She shared her first viral video to her Nicole Tv YouTube channel in 2015. “Ponytail tutorial” now has more than 19 million views.
She’s gone viral so many times since then, it’s hard to keep track of all the memes she’s responsible for. This Twitter thread has a fairly concise roundup:
Kayla Nicole Jones just gave birth to her first child.
Jones opened up about the heartbreaking reason she decided to keep her pregnancy a secret in an Oct. 27 YouTube video.
“People are going to have something to say regardless … and everybody won’t be happy for you,” she said. “When I’m ready for people to talk their s*** and have their opinions on what I have going on, then I’ll let it be known, because this is me. This is mine.”
Jones added that she wanted to “enjoy her peace” as long as she could.
“Y’all know how the internet get,” she said. “Don’t be disrespectful.”
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