• Hannah Cranston is a YouTube personality and executive producer of ThinkTank.
• She has an estimated net worth of over $700,000.
• She attended Duke University, studying Psychology with a minor in Economics.
• She is a feminist and has been critical of the Trump presidency.
• She is an active social media user, promoting her personal life and work.


Who is Hannah Cranston?

Hannah Michelle Cranston was born on 15 February 1991, in Los Angeles, California, USA, and is a YouTube personality, best known for being the executive producer as well as the host of the channel ThinkTank. She’s also did guest hosted on the channel The Young Turks, in particular the segment called Stylogue.

The Net Worth of Hannah Cranston

How rich is Hannah Cranston? As of mid-2019, sources estimate a net worth that is over $700,000, earned largely through a successful online career. Her YouTube fame has led her to numerous opportunities, including collaborating with popular television names. As she continues her career, it is expected that her wealth will also continue to increase.

Early Life, Education, and Online Beginnings

Hannah grew up with a younger sister in Los Angeles, though apart from that, very little has been shared about her family. The reasons for her later pursuing an online career isn’t known, but likely influenced by her childhood experiences; according to her, she developed a love for the sciences at a young age and had a relatively normal childhood, being a part of a middle class family.

She didn’t initially envision a career online, as she was very interested in the ocean and marine life. She wanted to become a marine biologist an focuses on a study of the ocean and all living organisms within, and is one of the largest fields in science considering the vast expanse of the oceans along with the numerous resources contained within. After matriculating from high school, she then moved to Durham, North Carolina and enrolled at Duke University. However, she didn’t pursue a course in marine biology, instead opting for a course in Psychology with a minor in Economics. During her time in the university, she started gaining experience through working on YouTube content, which began her road towards her eventual online career.

Hannah Cranston

YouTube Endeavors

Prior to completing her education, Cranston started working for the YouTube channel called The Young Turks, which would become her regular job after school. She mainly did hosting work, but was also responsible for production duties with the company. The Young Turks is a news program based on the platform YouTube, which would later find success and evolve into a multi-channel network called TYT. The company is known to take an anti-establishment stance, and its popularity has also led it to deals with digital cable networks.

In 2010, a subsidiary channel was created called TYT University which was created to focus on university life and a university audience. She began working as an intern for TYT University before being promoted to a host alongside John Iadarola. However, the offshoot channel eventually figured that staying within the realms of university life limited their scope, and wanting to expand their reach more, they became the channel ThinkTank. Hannah became a fulltime co-host of the channel, and also an executive producer. Thanks to her contributions and the rebranding of the channel, it experienced a sharp rise in subscriptions.

Other Work

Thanks to ThinkTank’s association with The Young Turks, Hannah eventually found her way towards the main channel, doing production work for them as well as for other subsidiaries of the network. She’s guest hosted shows such as “TYT Sports” and “The Point” while also making guest appearances in “What The Flick?”, primarily centered on the film industry. She also became known for her work on the lifestyle and fashion channel of TYT called “Stylogue”.

Aside from her YouTube experiences, she started expanding her reach as well to other platforms; she began working with “The Huffington Post”, and became a regular contributor to the online publication. She’s become known as a writer who’s very critical of the Trump presidency, which in turn would lead her to be invited onto television, making her debut as a host of the FOX TV program entitled “Top 30”, intended as a test, with her hosting alongside Kevin Moezzi and Cynthia Luciette.

In 2018, as a part of budget cuts and layoffs, the Young Turks removed a lot of their current staff in favor of hiring more employees and expanding their network. Hannah was not spared and was also laid off. Since then, she’s moved to podcasting, hosting the program “Too Much to Handle”.

Personal Life and Social Media

For her personal life, it is known that Cranston is in a relationship though details about her boyfriend have been very limited. The only information available about him is a few social media posts she does from time to time. She is also known to be a feminist, as evidenced from her shows and writing. According to her, she loves travelling and has been to over 30 countries – some of her favorite destinations include Botswana, Israel and Peru.

She owns a pet dog named Charlie and is an early riser. She also has a strong love for Mexican food, particularly Nachos which has remained her favorite despite all of her travels. Similar to numerous online personalities, she is highly active through social media accounts on Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram. The accounts are a way for some of her followers to get an insight into her personal life. She often shares updates and thoughts while on her day to day endeavors. She also uses all of her platforms to promote recent and upcoming work.

Source: IMDb, Wikipedia

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