Who is Libby Powell?
Libby Powell was born on 14 December 1992, in Australia, and is a fitness model as well as a social media personality, best known for initially gaining fame through the website Instagram on which she has over a million followers. She has been featured in several notable publications throughout her career.
The Riches of Libby Powell
How rich is Libby Powell? As of mid-2019, sources estimate a net worth that is over $700,000, earned through a successful career in modelling. Her online fame has led her to numerous opportunities including sponsorships and modelling projects. As she continues her endeavors, it is expected that her wealth will also continue to increase.
Early Life and Modelling Beginnings
Very little is known about Libby’s life before her rise to fame online. There are no details regarding her family, childhood, and education, but it’s known that she developed a strong interest towards modelling at a young age, later deciding to pursue it as a career. Models are frequently used to promote or advertise products, often in the fashion industry. They can be featured in various types of videos, the print media, television, and the internet.
While looking for her breakthrough in modelling, she worked at the Australia nightclub LIV on the Gold Coast, which is owned by David Grutman, and is an internationally acclaimed nightclub often referred to when it comes to the nightlife in the area. The club is known for entertaining high profile clients, and is one of the top grossing nightclubs of the country. She worked as a VIP waitress, and later participated in the Las Vegas Model Search International. During her time there, she was named a Glamcorp Dream Team member.
While Powell has tried numerous endeavors to try and make a break in the modelling industry, she was unsuccessful. After discovering the potential for a modelling career on Instagram, she then decided to focus all of her endeavors on the website. Instagram is owned by Facebook, and is a photo as well as a video sharing service. Users can upload their media which can then be shared with the public or pre-approved followers. A few of the reasons for its popularity is due to how easy it is to edit and organize photos on the website; users can also search for photos based on tags or locations.
Since its launch in 2010, it has rapidly gained users with over a billion registered in 2019. According to the developers, the website has over 500 million daily active users, accessing the Stories feature of the website. Libby has consistently posted a lot of photos on her account, so helped to increase her followership. She has showcased the results of her fitness endeavors, which led her to have a muscular toned body she could use for bikini competitions. As her fame grew, she began gaining the attention of a few popular publications.
Libby was featured as the cover model of the magazine “Zoo”, which was a weekly magazine published in the UK, Australia, and South Africa. It featured a mix of glamour models, jokes, news, sports commentary, and entertainment content. She appeared as a part of one of its last issues; around the same time in 2015, she was also invited to pose for the Australian Swimsuit Calendar – she appeared as Miss February 2015, which increased her popularity even further. In recent months, she’s established herself more as a fitness model, thanks to her pursuit of fitness which has led to her having a very athletic body.
She gained sponsorship from the fitness competition bikini brand called “GlamFit Bikins”, which also caters to bodybuilders; it offers ready to wear clothing manufactured in Australia, and sells competition bikinis, high heels, jewelry, and much more. She became one of the featured models on the website, along with other known bikini models. She also became a frequent collaborator of Ally’s Angels and Alphas, which is a gym dedicated to help bodybuilders and fitness models get ready for bikini competitions. The company is known for winning numerous awards at the World Beauty Fitness & Fashion (WBFF) competitions.
Personal Life and Social Media
For her personal life, it is known that Powell is in a relationship with a tattooed man, though she hasn’t shared a lot of details about his identity and their relationship, but they have a daughter together who was born in 2017. However, her online accounts feature very little of them, as they are mainly used to promote her sponsors and her work as a fitness model.
Might cause a ruckus tonight! pic.twitter.com/ADTphPM7oa
— Libby Powell (@Libby_Powelll) January 10, 2015
Similar to numerous fitness models, she is highly active online through accounts on social media. Her Instagram account which is one of the main factors of her rise to fame has over 1.2 million followers. She often posts regularly on the website, photo shoots she’s done to promote GlamFit Bikinis. She also has a Twitter account which is no longer active, last posting in 2015 during the time when her fame was just starting to increase, when her body wasn’t yet as fit as it is now. She also has a Facebook page, and posts consistently on it which has over 275,000 likes. Her photos have gained a lot of positive attention, especially from men who are attracted to her looks and physique.