• Sara Hopkins is a social media and YouTube personality best known for her success on the app Vine.
• She has an estimated net worth of around $1 million.
• She moved to other social media platforms after Vine shut down and now runs her own company SayHop LLC.
• She has also had acting roles in the ABC series “Secrets and Lies”.
• She is married to fellow Viner Robby Ayala and is a licensed scuba diving instructor.
Who is Sara Hopkins?
Sara Hopkins was born on 16 March 1991, in Columbus, Georgia USA, and is a social media as well as a YouTube personality, best known for earning her popularity initially through the app Vine, on which she accumulated nearly a million followers before it was shut down.
— Sara Hopkins Ayala (@Sayhop) December 13, 2018
The Net Worth of Sara Hopkins
How rich Sara Hopkins? As of late-2018, sources inform us of a net worth that is close to $1 million, earned through success online. She has now won several awards thanks to her popularity on Snapchat, and as she continues her career, it is expected that her wealth will also continue to increase.
Education and Career Beginnings
While little knowledge is available about Sara’s childhood, it is known that she initially became interested in a career in media. After matriculating from high school, she enrolled into Auburn University, where she took up studies in Radio, Television and Film. During this time, her popularity skyrocketed thanks to the app Vine, which was a short form video hosting service on which users could share six second looped clips, which were published through a social network. The Vines could then be linked to other social media websites, such as Facebook and Twitter.
She became one of the popular and trending content creators of the website, and accumulated almost a million of its 200 million active users. During the peak of her popularity, she was working as a news reporter for WWAY News Channel 3, a job she began right after graduation. After a few months she was promoted to be the Director of Special Projects, while also serving as an on-air host. With her online popularity skyrocketing, she decided to forego her broadcasting career to focus more on online endeavors.
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Transition to Other Social Media Sites
Eventually, the app Vine would shut down in 2016 after Twitter disabled uploads, but they later launched an archive of all videos, which allowed people to view them. With the app no longer available to her, Hopkins found other means of connecting with her followers, and continuing her online career. She founded SayHop LLC, and works with her company as a Social Media Influencer. She created and branched out to other social media websites, including Instagram on which she posts personal pictures, while also promoting recent projects offered to her thanks to her increased exposure through online popularity.
She also started using Twitter and Facebook as a means of posting some of her daily thoughts while connecting with her fans. She mainly posts content on two websites, including YouTube on which she posts on a semi regular basis. Some of her posts include advertisements, answering questions from fans, vlogs, and other types of videos. Her Vine type videos transitioned to her SnapChat account called sayhop, which got her a Shorty Award nomination for Snapchatter of the Year in 2016.
Aside from her own social media work, Sara has often collaborated with Viner J. Cyrus on several videos. Her online popularity led her to other acting opportunities, particularly in the ABC series “Secrets and Lies” which aired from 2015 to 2016, which involves detectives investigating homicide cases usually involving mysterious circumstances; it ran for two seasons before its cancellation by the network. According to an interview, she discovered her knack for comedy and acting while she had nothing to do at a local news station in Tennessee, and started making videos even though no one watched them for entertainment.
A regular day of hers usually consists of thinking about a theme or a subject, then working on a quick script for it. Shooting usually involves several different takes, but often times she improvises as other things usually happen while shooting. She also often featured her dogs on her videos, and according to her, her dog is excited to make videos as long as she brings him food. She mentions that it is natural for her to post regularly on websites such as Instagram and Snapchat, which is one of the reasons her popularity continued to increase.
For her personal life, it is known that Hopkins started a relationship with then fellow Viner Robby Ayala, and the two were later married in 2017. They have worked together on several projects including Twitter, resulting advertisers to pay for promotions. Similar to her, Robby also transitioned to other social media websites with the demise of Vine, earning huge numbers of followers on the website Instagram. He also often collaborates with other content members, including Marcus Johns, Alx James and Cody. One of his most popular videos is a Vine on which he featured actor Sean Bean after meeting him during a premiere of his show.
In her other interests, Sara is a licensed scuba diving instructor.
Source: IMDb, Wikipedia