Wengie

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Wengie
Wengie at Create Your Summer Tour.jpg
Wengie at the Create Your Summer Tour in 2018
Personal information
BornWenjie Huang[1]
NationalityAustralian
OccupationYouTuber, singer
Websitewww.wengie.com
YouTube information
Channel
Years active2013–present
GenreBeauty, fashion, DIY, life hacks, pranks
Subscribers13.8 million subscribers
Total views1.45 billion views
Updated 22 January 2019

Wendy Ayche (Chinese: 黃文洁), better known as Wengie, is a Chinese Australian YouTuber personality, vlogger, singer, and voice actress.[2][3] As of 2018, her YouTube channel had over 13 million subscribers, making her the most popular YouTuber from Australia.[4][5] Her channel was the 6th most subscribed "how-to and style" channel on YouTube, as of January 2018.[6]

Career[edit]

Youtube[edit]

In 2013, Wengie started the YouTube channel, "Wengie", inspired by her Chinese name, Wén Jié Ayche 黄文洁. Her videos focused on beauty, fashion, and "Do It Yourself" (DIY) tips. As of 2016, she was one of the fastest growing stars on YouTube, having garnered over 4 million subscribers in three years. Throughout 2018, she has focused on "Do It Yourself" videos, prank videos, and slime videos. She has earned over 1.2 billion views over her YouTube career on her main channel alone attracting almost 13 million followers.[7] Her YouTube channel was awarded "Best Channel" and "Overall Winner" at the 2017 Australian Online Video Awards.[8]

In 2013, Ayche created a second YouTube channel called "WengieVlogs". As of November 2017, WengieVlogs has 1.7 million subscribers and 53 million views. In October 2018, she changed the channel's name to "Wendie ft. Wengie".[9]

Music[edit]

Wengie released her first single, "Baby Believe Me" in China on 13 July 2017. It debuted at number 11 and peaked at number 6 on the Chinese music charts.[10]

She released another song on YouTube under the channel Wengie Music Asia on 25 November 2017, entitled "Oh I Do". As of 29 November 2017, the music video had over 9,100,000 views.[11]

On 10 July 2018, she released the song "Cake". This was her first English single and was released on her YouTube Channel "Wengie Music". The song has over 7,700,00 million views.[12]

Voice acting[edit]

In 2017, Ayche was the voice of Blisstina "Bliss" Utonium in the Australian and New Zealand versions of The Powerpuff Girls (2016 TV series): Power of Four, a five-part TV movie.[2]

Following[edit]

Wengie's main channel was created on 9 September 2010. Over the 8 years she has been on YouTube she has attracted over 12.9 million fans and over 1.3 billion views.

Personal life[edit]

Wengie moved to Australia as a child. She is currently based in Sydney, Australia, Los Angeles, California and China.[13]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Wengie Height, Weight, Age, Bio, Boyfriend, Net Worth, Facts". Celebsline. 5 February 2019. Retrieved 19 August 2019.
  2. ^ a b Bisset, Jennifer (17 September 2017). "How YouTube star Wengie became the fourth Powerpuff Girl". CNET. Archived from the original on 1 December 2017. Retrieved 28 November 2017.
  3. ^ Wengie Vlogs (14 January 2017), Birthday Vlog 2017 !!, archived from the original on 16 July 2018, retrieved 28 November 2017
  4. ^ "Top 250 YouTubers in Australia sorted by Subscribers". Social Blade. Archived from the original on 18 June 2018. Retrieved 29 May 2018.
  5. ^ McGinn, Christine (14 November 2017). "YouTube reveals the top Australian channels". Herald Sun. Retrieved 28 November 2017.
  6. ^ "Top 250 YouTubers How-to Channels". Social Blade. Archived from the original on 12 October 2017. Retrieved 28 November 2017.
  7. ^ Kroll, Justin (18 November 2016). "UTA Signs Beauty and Lifestyle YouTube Star Wengie". Variety. Archived from the original on 12 October 2017. Retrieved 28 November 2017.
  8. ^ "The winners of The [sic] 3rd Annual Australian Online Video Awards are..." Online Video Awards. Archived from the original on 19 November 2017. Retrieved 28 November 2017.
  9. ^ "LifeOfWengie YouTube Stats". Social Blade. Archived from the original on 1 December 2017. Retrieved 28 November 2017.
  10. ^ "黄文洁Wengie单曲《Baby Believe Me》发布-搜狐音乐". Sohu (in Chinese). 13 July 2017. Archived from the original on 12 October 2017. Retrieved 28 November 2017.
  11. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 3 December 2018. Retrieved 29 November 2017.CS1 maint: Archived copy as title (link)
  12. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 3 December 2018. Retrieved 3 December 2018.CS1 maint: Archived copy as title (link)
  13. ^ Ma, Wenlei (19 September 2017). "Massive Aussie star you've never heard of". News.Com.Au. Archived from the original on 1 December 2017. Retrieved 28 November 2017.