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Who Is Annie LeBlanc? New Details About Her Rise To Instagram Fame, Rumored Boyfriend And Death Of Her Brother

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Who Is Annie LeBlanc? Details YouTuber Brother Caleb Logan Death Boyfriend Hayden Summerall

Julianna Grace — a.k.a. Annie — LeBlanc is a very busy 14-year-old.

The singer, actress, and YouTuber has been in the spotlight for most of her life. She got her start by posting videos of her gymnastics routines when she was only four. Now her own channel, which she created in 2008, has over 3.2 million followers.

LeBlanc also shares a family channel with her little sister Haley and their parents Billy and Katie called Bratayley. They began that vlog in 2010, and it has since reached 6.9 million followers.

Here are five things you need to know about the rising star Annie LeBlanc:

1. She has a rumored boyfriend.



LeBlanc is close friends with Hayden Summerall,13, who is rumored to be her boyfriend.


They met in Los Angeles, California while having dinner and “immediately clicked,” according to J-14 Magazine. There are thousands of fan edit videos that claim to “prove” that the pair are dating, but they've never confirmed the rumor.


LeBlanc and Summerall star in a YouTube series called Chicken Girls which airs on the YouTube channel Brat. In the show, LeBlanc and Sumerall play characters that are very close friends and everyone believes should date, therefore the rumors are not far-fetched. The two often post Instagram pictures and videos doing boyfriend and girlfriend type things which add fuel to the ever-growing “Hannie” fan base.


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2. LeBlanc got her start in professional acting through singing



On June 3, 2017, LeBlanc and Summerall posted their cover of “Little Do You Know” by Alex and Sierra which skyrocketed the both of them into fame. The video currently has over 43 million views and is where the founder of Brat media, Rob Fishman, found the duo and decided to cast them as lead roles for his show Chicken Girls according to Wikipedia.


The storyline of the LeBlanc and Summerall being friends but everyone believing they should date was written into the script because of the pair’s existing rumor.


3. Her older brother died three years ago.


The LeBlanc family’s eldest child Caleb Logan passed away on October 1, 2015. According to the Bratayley family website, he passed due to hypertrophic cardiomyopathy.


Often referred to as HCM, it's a disease that causes the heart muscle to be abnormally thick, which can make it harder to pump blood according to the Mayo Clinic. This disease often goes unnoticed due to few and seemingly normal symptoms. Most people can live with the disease perfectly fine while a very small portion suffering from the disease can have sudden cardiac death, irregular heart rhythms, obstructed blood flow, and more risky complications.


Caleb LeBlanc passed when he was just 13 years old and a rising YouTube star himself. His funeral was live-streamed on Periscope and Facebook.


“The sadness of losing someone you love is unimaginable,” a post on his Instagram page read. “Thank you to everyone who has reached out, your kindness and support continues to help our family. We miss our baked potato every day.”


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4. She has a long list of accomplishments.


Both LeBlanc sisters are starring in 2018 hit Brat YouTube Media production show called A Girl Named Jo which will continue into its second season in 2019. Annie LeBlanc's hit show Chicken Girls was also turned into a movie version in 2018. She also appeared in the show We are Savvy by Banger Films in Canada from 2016 to 2018 according to her IMDb page.


LeBlanc also won a Shorty Award in 2018 for Muser of the Year and was nominated for a Streamy in the category of Acting in a Drama in 2018. LeBlanc also had her single “Fly” depute at 34 on US country and was compared to “early Taylor Swift” for her country style according to All Music.


5. She got her start in fame on Musical.ly .



LeBlanc got her big break on the musical sing-along app Musical.ly with over 13 million followers on the app according to Hardwell. This fame help rises her to the top through her other platforms and really take off on her YouTube channels.


The fame from Musical.ly, even though she started it after both of her YouTube channels helped push her into the massive influencer that she is now.


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Natalia Jaramillo is a writer covering pop culture and horoscopes living in Florida. She also enjoys running and playing with her bichon frise when not writing or studying.