Who Is Reina Scully?
Reina Scully was born on 21 August 1988, in Japan, and is a YouTube personality, best known for being the host of the internet show entitled “SourceFed”. She also has her own YouTube channel, and works for the website Crunchyroll for which she does Japanese to English translations of manga and anime. Aside from that, she has also become a part of several other YouTube channels, such as Super Panic Frenzy.
What’s The Net Worth of Reina Scully?
How rich is Reina Scully? As of early-2018, sources estimate a net worth that is over $1 million, mostly earned through a successful career on YouTube. She also earns a considerable amount from her work as a part of Crunchyroll, and she also gets numerous other opportunities thanks to her online popularity. As she continues her endeavors, it is expected that her wealth will also continue to increase.
Controversies – What Happened to Reina Scully? Death Rumors
In 2018, Reina became a part of an internet controversy, after reacting to an online video posted by another popular YouTube personality – Logan Paul – in which he performed a lot of what would be considered disrespectful acts while in Japan. Even in the video, he filmed what looked to be a dead body in a notorious Japanese forest, which is known to be a place where many suicides occur. In a YouTube video, Reina stated how he took part in problematic and insulting acts to the people of Japan. Her reaction also mainly came because she was born in Japan, and covers a lot of the aspects of the country in her YouTube channel.
The video caused a whirlwind on social media, where numerous Logan Paul fans started insulting Scully through the use of racist comments and other insults, which she later posted to the public. Many of Reina’s supporters and other people on the internet defended her claim, saying that it was the right thing to do and that Logan Paul should be banned from making any online content. Logan Paul fans started posting death threats and also spread rumors that Reina had died, a rumor that she quickly shot down by posting on social media.
Early Life – Starting Out on YouTube
Scully started becoming active online in 2010 when she joined Twitter, but it wasn’t until a few years later that she started her own YouTube channel on the video sharing website. Her popularity increased steadily, and she would eventually accumulate a huge following when she joined the news website/YouTube channel called SourceFed, created by Philip DeFranco. The YouTube channel covered pop culture, news, and technology, and she was one of the reasons the website won a Streamy Award for News and Current Events in 2014.
Since then, she has focused more on her own YouTube channel, on which she uploads a lot of vlogs and videos related to her Japanese heritage. She also does video game translation, cosplay and anime videos. Her YouTube channel has amassed more than 300,000 followers, and she has also started collaborating with other channels such as Rooster Teeth.
Come play with me!! Live now 🔴 pic.twitter.com/yO6r9LkF5I
— Reina Scully (@ReinaScully) April 22, 2018
Scully’s Real Name – Personal Life
Reina’s real name has been in speculation for a long time, as she later confirmed on Twitter that “Reina Scully” is a career name and not her real name. This was an answer to a question on why her name isn’t in kanji since she’s Japanese. Other websites have stated that her real last name is Suzuki and the reason why she took the name Scully is because of her love for the television series entitled “X-Files”.
In 2014, she then announced that she had become engaged to gamer Michael Flusk – they married two years later. According to social media, the proposal happened in front of Reina’s family, and they would have a traditional Japanese wedding which was posted on YouTube and Twitter.
Reina Scully on Social Media – Twitter
Aside from her YouTube account, Scully is mainly active on Twitter on which she responds to her fans, and promotes some of her video work. She also posts a few photographs of her behind the scenes of some of the videos she makes. Another website she is active on is Instagram, on which she posts some pictures of work and her every day endeavors.
— Reina Scully (@ReinaScully) April 19, 2018
She posts other items as well, including on food, animals, and some childhood photos. She also goes to a lot of cosplay events and award ceremonies. Some of these pictures include her husband. In 2014, she also did an AMA (Ask Me Anything) on the website Reddit, on which she answered questions of fans for a few hours. This was during the time she worked for SourceFed. She also answered questions on anime, video games, and food. She mentions that she enjoys a lot of Ramen and Tokushima.