Brittany Furlan

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Brittany Furlan
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Furlan in 2017
Brittany Jayne Furlan[1]

(1986-09-05) September 5, 1986 (age 32)
Known forVine

Brittany Jayne Furlan (born September 5, 1986) is an American internet personality 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 in 2015 to be one of the most influential people on the internet.[2]

Early life[edit]

Furlan was born on September 5, 1986 in Perkasie, Pennsylvania, U.S. to Italian-American parents.

Furlan previously tried to break into TV before becoming a star on Vine. She is developing a sketch comedy show produced by Seth Green[3] and signed with content network Endemol.[4]

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."[5]

Personal life[edit]

Since early 2017, Furlan has been in a relationship with Mötley Crüe drummer, Tommy Lee. On February 14, 2018, they announced their engagement on Instagram.[6]


Year Title Role Notes
2015 We Are Your Friends Sara Film
2018 The Unicorn Samantha Film
2018 The American Meme Herself Documentary

Awards and nominations[edit]

Year Nominated Award Result
2015 Teen Choice Awards Choice Web: Viner Nominated


  1. ^ "IMDb".
  2. ^ "The 30 Most Influential People on the Internet". Time. 2015-03-05. Retrieved 2015-03-05.
  3. ^ "How Vine's Biggest Female Star Brittany Furlan Is Building a Career – One 6-Second Video at a Time". The Wrap. 2014-03-27. Retrieved 2015-03-05.
  4. ^ "Vine Star Brittany Furlan Signs With Endemol Network ..." Variety. 2014-04-23. Retrieved 2015-03-05.
  5. ^ Rivera, Zayda (2014-06-23). "Daytime Emmys red carpet hosts deemed 'appalling' for rape joke". New York Daily News. Retrieved 2017-08-12.
  6. ^ "Tommy Lee Is Engaged to Vine Star Brittany Furlan". E! Online. Retrieved 2018-02-23.

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