Who Is Ellie Thumann? 6 Details About The YouTuber And Model Who Started Vlogging When She Was 13

She is friends with fellow YouTube star Emma Chamberlain.

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YouTube star Ellie Thumann has made a name for herself with popular fashion, beauty, and lifestyle videos on her YouTube channel. 

Ellie, who is only 16 years old, has already amassed over 1 million followers on YouTube. In addition to trendy fashion and beauty tips, Ellie also frequently posts vlog-style videos that take her fans into a day in the life of the glamorous teen's world.

One of those videos, Coachella 2018 With YouTubers!!, documents her experience at the popular Southern California music festival.


In the video, Ellie talks about some of the performers at Coachella that she and her friends got to watch, including Post Malone and Beyonce.

"It's Day 2, um, we slept in super late. We got back at like 3:00 a.m., but Beyonce's performing today. Blackbear. Post Malone." 


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Prior to focusing her brand solely on her name, Ellie's online presence was known as Elliexoxofashion.

She became so well-known on YouTube, that she even caught the eye of acclaimed director Steven Spielberg's company, DreamWorks. 

In 2016, the young star was featured on the DreamWorksTV YouTube channel in the video DIY Spring Room Decor with Elliexoxofashion.

Ellie has not yet been linked to anyone romantically. Her Instagram account, which also has 1 million followers, mostly features photos of the young YouTuber either in stunning photos alone or with girlfriends of hers. 


While boyfriends may not be on her mind at the moment, modeling certainly has. In addition to her videos on YouTube, Ellie has also been focusing on pursuing more work as a model. 

Here are 6 interesting details about YouTube star and model Ellie Thumann, who is now translating her popularity on YouTube into a successful modeling career. 

1. She is signed with Next Management.

In addition to her success on YouTube, Ellie is also a model. She is signed with the Los Angeles-based management company Next Models Management. According to her bio on the company's website, Ellie is one of Next's New Faces. She has already found opportunities in the modeling world.


She has worked with major brands including Vera Wang Fragrances, Sephora Collection, Converse, and Garage clothing.

2. She lives in Phoenix.


Straight cheesin 

A post shared by Ellie Thumann (@elliethumann) on Jul 3, 2018 at 9:33am PDT

Ellie is originally from Phoenix, Arizona. Since she is only 16 years old, the YouTube star and model cannot fully commit to relocating to Los Angeles just yet.

However, Ellie does frequently commute between Phoenix and Los Angeles for work opportunities. 


3. Ellie's fans are known as "Elliephants."

YouTube and social media stars are some of the most connected celebrities when it comes to their fans, and the same goes for Ellie Thumann. The YouTuber has nicknamed her fans with the adorable moniker "Elliephants" and loves to reach out to them on her social media platforms.

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4. She launched her YouTube channel at only 13 years old.

While most young teens her age were focused on friends and school, Ellie was already busy building her digital empire. Ellie, who is now 16, began her successful YouTube channel at the age of 13.


She posted her very first YouTube video, "10 Facts About Me", back in March of 2014. 

5. She's a Scorpio.

Ellie Thumann was born on October 29, 2001, which means the YouTuber and model is Scorpio. Her fans — or "Elliephants" — also love to point out Ellie's typical Scorpio traits as well. 

6. She's friends with fellow YouTube star Emma Chamberlain.

YouTube and social media stars tend to run in the same circles, whether it's at events or collaborating for videos and various projects. Ellie Thumann also happens to be friends with another major YouTube star: Emma Chamberlain.


Emma, who most recently was romantically linked to Ethan Dolan of the Dolan Twins, has been open about supporting each other since the two girls became friends earlier this year. In a July 2018 interview at the Beautycon Festival LA, Emma opens up about their new-found friendship.

"I think since we've become friendly we watch each other grow so much."

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Jill Zwarensteyn is a writer and Michigan native. When she's not writing, Jill enjoys Zumba class, travel, and referencing classic Seinfeld episodes.