Who is RiP Trippers?
RiP Trippers was born on 12 July 1983, in the United States of America, and is a YouTube personality, best known for dedicating his channel towards vaping. He creates videos informing and educating his viewers about vaping, and also reviews products being released onto the market.
The Net Worth of RiP Trippers
How rich is RiP Trippers? As of mid-2019, sources inform us of a net worth that is over $1 million, earned through a successful career on YouTube. He has gained a lot of subscribers to his channel and has also expended his reach to other social networks. As he continues his endeavors, it is expected that his wealth will also continue to increase.
Early Life and Vaping
Very little is known about Trippers before his rise to fame on YouTube, as he has shared very little regarding his family, childhood, and education. It is known that he started vaping or using e-cigarettes sometime after they entered the market in the early-2000s. Vaping allows users to experience some of the aspects of smoking without burning tobacco. Instead of cigarette smoke, users inhale an aerosol commonly called a vapor, created through a heating element that atomizes a solution called an e-liquid.
There are many variations of the device, and the liquid. E-liquids can contain various chemicals such as nicotine, glycerine, and propylene glycol. The benefits and health risks of e-cigarettes are yet to be determined, and it has not been proven that it actually helps people quit cigarette smoking. There is concern with how non-smokers may start nicotine through e-cigarettes, but a study has shown that tobacco-related deaths and disease can be lowered due to the rising popularity of vaping.
Eventually, RiP decided to push towards a career in his passion, by establishing a channel on YouTube dedicated to vaping. YouTube is a video sharing website owned by Google and was originally the idea of three former PayPal employees before the company was bought for $1.65 billion. It allows users to upload their own video content, and over the years the website has become one of the largest sources of video media online. Some of the videos which can be seen on the site include video blogs (vlogs), movie trailers, live streams, video clips, documentaries, music videos, and many more.
Viewers are allowed to rate, share, and comment on videos, while they also have the option of subscribing to content creators they like. Content creators can also earn advertising revenue through the Google AdSense program. With the popularity of YouTube, numerous companies have been formed on the site, and corporations have also invested in their own channels. He started by posting review videos of new e-cigarette or e-liquid products coming onto the market. He also started talking about various news and developments in the industry, dating back to 2012 around the time when YouTube was on its way to becoming one of the most popular websites on the internet.
Over the years, Trippers continued to upload consistently, and coinciding with the growing popularity of vaping, his channel also started to grow significantly in subscriber numbers. His channel no has over 1.3 million subscribers, while his most popular videos have over two million in views. Some of his most popular videos are those in which he does various smoke tricks using vape. He has also gained a lot of attention for his creating new build e-cigarettes, in which he showcases how to modify them. He continues to do review videos too, and has become more vocal about his dislike of certain products.
He also covers the latest in news in the market, especially thanks to the growing industry in response to the popularity of the product. His popularity has led him to expand his reach, and he created his own website which promotes the videos he creates. The website was also a means for him to partner with other companies to help sell merchandise. He sells various e-juice products which he has promoted, selling them for a discount thanks to sponsors. He now has various high profile vape sponsors such as Vape DNA, My V Pro, and VapeTrik
Personal Life and Social Media
For his personal life, it is known that Trippers is married and has a child from that marriage, though has not shared any details about his wife or child. He prefers to keep that aspect of his life away from the public, and has dedicated his content to be focused solely on vaping, as opposed to other YouTubers who’ve decided to include a bit of their personal life in their videos as well. While he has gained a lot of praise for his work on YouTube, many of his fans miss his earlier days on the site, when he had fewer cuts in his videos, making his reviews more natural. He’s also received a bit of criticism for his overly positive reviews of products, though he defended himself by stating that he didn’t want to review every product out there, only those that he likes, and most of them are good products.
— RiPTrippers (@RealRiPTrippers) February 11, 2017
Similar to numerous YouTubers, he has a strong online presence on other social media websites as well, including Instagram on which he has almost 5506,000 followers. He mainly posts about his passion for vaping, though includes personal photos and videos as well, with some even including his daughter. He also has a Twitter account, but it hasn’t been active since 2017.