General Facts about Baby Ariel
- Full Names: Ariel Rebecca Martin
- Born on: 22nd of November 2000
- Place of Birth: Pembroke Pines, Florida
- Nationality: American
- Occupation: Singer, Actress, Internet Personality
- Net worth: $6 Million
- Marital Status: In a relationship with Milo Murphy
Baby Ariel is an award-winning social media influencer feted by Time magazine as one of the top influencers online in 2017. She has also starred in Zombies 2 and won the Teen Choice Award for two years consecutively.
Her Family Background
She was born in Pembroke Pines, Florida, and she is the older of two children – a boy and a girl. She has Panamanian, Cuban, and Israeli heritage, and her parents are Sharone and Jose Martin.
Her Career Background
She joined TikTok in 2015 just for fun, and after posting for a while, she noticed her audience kept growing, so she continued producing more content. One of her contributions to social media content is a 2015 campaign dubbed Ariel Movement to end cyberbullying. She also contributed to the Hack Harassment, another anti-bullying campaign.
A year after joining TikTok, she was acting, singing, modeling, and receiving awards. The first of such fetes was her appearance on Billboard magazine’s cover. Then, she released her first song titled Aww in 2017, and as of January 2021, she has released eight songs. In 2020, she released her latest single titled The New Kid in Town, and it is a soundtrack for Zombies 2.
Her acting career started in 2016 when she played Tiffany in one episode of Bizaardvark. This show revolved around the lives of two vlogging friends. On Chicken Girls, which stars other influencers like Avani Gregg, she played the role of Dru in season 2. In the show, she helps one of the characters produce a film. Notably, apart from Zombies 2, she seems to get roles in shows with a social media theme.
She was also a co-host on Disney Fam Jam and a contestant on Double Dare in which teams competed for cash and prizes by answering questions and taking on bizarre dares like sitting in a bowl of meatballs.
Social Media Influencer
On TikTok, she is a star with over 35 million fans and over 1 billion likes. She has over 3 million subscribers on YouTube and her Instagram audience stands at almost 10 million followers. Her family is supportive and her brother, King Jacob, is a social media personality and one of the youngest influencers on TikTok.
Her parents also have very active Instagram accounts and the family has a YouTube channel called Meet the Martins, which has over 200,000 subscribers. They post about everyday activities in their home, holiday celebrations, and social media challenges.
In 2016 and 2017, she became the Choice Muser at the Teens Choice Awards. In 2017, Time and Forbes listed her as an influential person, and she released an emoji app called Arielmoji the same year.
She confirmed that she was dating Milo Murphy in August 2020 and this ended rumors that she was dating Jacob Sartorius. She had addressed the rumors in a Q&A session on YouTube and stated that he was just a good friend.
Her boyfriend who is also a TikTok influencer is on most of her dance videos on TikTok and features in several of her YouTube videos, such as on the Boyfriend Did My Makeup Challenge.
In conclusion, Ariel was among the first influencers to TikTok when it was known as Musical.ly. Now, she is one of the top-rated personalities on the app.