But seven million subscribers later the internet superstar better known as Zoella, has bought herself a £1million five-bedroom mansion in the Brighton area. Miss Sugg will share the house with blogger boyfriend Alfie Deyes, 21, and says that she has christened the house the ‘Zalfie Pad.’ Pics of the home after the
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After finishing her A-Levels at the local Corsham School – she took art, photography and textiles – the 24-year-old started an apprenticeship at an interior design company. Soon her YouTube channel, set up in 2009, became her full-time job, with more than six million subscribers and 12 million hits on her vlogs per month.
Zoe now charges £20,000 a month to advertisers who want to place products alongside her fashion tips.
Such is the power of the posts of Wiltshire-born Zoe that skincare brands such as Simple and fashion labels including Topshop are queueing up to work with her.
She has created a range of beauty products, published a bestselling novel, been signed by Radio 1, is the charity Mind’s digital ambassador and was selected, along with brother Joe and boyfriend Alfie, to take part in Bob Geldof’s re-release of the Band Aid single.
Penguin Random House, the publisher behind her book Girl Online, agreed to sign Zoella after its CEO Tom Weldon was told by his 13-year-old goddaughter that the book would be ‘a huge best-seller’.