- Full name: Bryan Silva
- Net Worth: $1 Million
- Occupation: YouTuber, Rapper
- Birthday: January 2, 1991
- Birthplace: Florida, United States
- Birth Sign: Capricorn
- Marital status: Married to Lissy Silva
- Instagram: @imbryansilva
- Facebook: @BryanGRATATASilva
- Twitter: @GRATATATheGREAT
- YouTube: NA
Bryan Silva is a popular YouTuber who rose to fame after he created and published his Gratata vine. He is a rapper as well as a bodybuilder. Byran is a social media sensation and a professional YouTuber with a huge follower base. Let’s take a detailed look at his professional and personal life in the sections below.
Early Life and Childhood
Bryan Silva was born in the year 1991 on January 2nd. His parents are Robin Silva and Michael Silva and he also has a brother named Philip Silva. Bryan was born in Florida but grew up in Charlottesville in Virginia. He lived in Virginia till the age of 12 and then moved back to Florida two years later at the age of 14. He went to Florida to live with his father.
In 2005. Bryan was convicted of assault and robbery and got sentenced to prison for three years. While he serving his time, he was a teenager who was deeply interested in fitness. It was while in jail that he started his bodybuilding career. It was also during that time that he completed his GED. Other than that, nothing is known about his education or his early years since he was mostly on the streets since the time he was 8 years.
While he is an American national and holds a U.S. citizenship, belongs to mixed ethnicity. He is Caucasian with brown hair and brown eyes to match his ethnicity. He is also a very fit person, considering that he started bodybuilding while in prison as a teenager.
Career and Professional Life
Bryan Silva began his road to popularity with Vine by making some original rap videos. He was an aspiring singer then and use to make a lot of videos in which he also used to publicize his fit figure and well-built muscles.
He has an active YouTube channel and a massive following on it with one video receiving over 5 million hits. His most popular rap on Vine was Gratata, wherein he used to yell the word while rapping.
Gratata has seen multiple parodies made on YouTube as well as Vine. However, when Vine got shut down, Bryan shifted his focus to singing rather than making simple videos.
In the year 2014, Bryan released several of his songs, some of them including Tony, Money and Finesse, She Call, Swaggin, Swag like Bryan and many more. He kept releasing singles over the next couple of years and released songs like Trappin, Spraying and Foreign in the year 2015 and My City in the year after that. Just last year, he was working on two singles named Gratata and OMG Yeah.
His original Gratata rap got extremely famous and that’s when he became a social media sensation and gained a follower base. Gratata was a sound that was meant to imitate the sound of a machine gun. The song got a lot of parodies and comic videos made on it. These included Punjabi folk versions of the song as well as some grandma-style music videos.
Bryan Silva is also a part of the adult gay film industry. Though he has never accepted that he is gay and there are no reports of him being one, he likes to be involved in gay movies and does get some of his earnings from being an adult film actor and Facebook advertising his YouTube videos.
Some of the most-watched videos on his Youtube channel are “You Haters MAD. That I’m On #Worldstarhiphop.?Yeah You MAD Cuz I’m #GODBRYANSILVA” and “That FuFu Lame Sh*t I Aint With It! I’ll Send Some Shots At Your Fitted.”
Bryan Silva: Personal Life, Jail and Dating
Bryan was dating someone in 2016 with whom he landed in big trouble when he pointed a gun at her and she called the police. His girlfriend at the time was 17 years old and Bryan was 25. Even though Bryan refused to come out of the house when the police came, they were successful in arresting him and he got sentenced again in 2016 for more than a year. He pled guilty to all gun charges against him and was sent to prison having been found guilty.
Philip Silva, his brother, talked to the media after Byran was arrested and he was also brought to testify in the court. Philip also talked about how Bryan was different as compared to how he appeared to be in his YouTube videos and on the internet and that he was, in reality, a mature and caring person who is extremely regretful about doing whatever he did.
For a while, it was speculated that Bryan Silva is gay. However, he laid the rumors to rest when Bryan started dating his friend and Instagram model, Lissy Barney. Lissy and Bryan dated for a while and then got married. Since then, Bryan and Lissy have been living peacefully and keep posting on social media from time to time, both being active users of Instagram and other social media platforms.
Bryan is fond of social media, being a part of the entertainment industry and deriving most of his revenue from a social media platform. He posts about his private life too, featuring his wife in the posts on both Instagram and Twitter. Lissy Silva, as she is now, is also loved by his fans and has a fan following of her own being an Instagram model.
Net Worth and Earnings
Bryan Silva’s earnings mostly come through his YouTube videos and the hits they garner. Some of his videos are extremely popular and have resulted in higher revenue. He also gets his income from his involvement in the adult film industry by being an adult film actor.
However, his YouTube channel Bryan Silva Gratata has a huge following and that’s where he gets most of his earnings from. Currently, while Bryan Silva hasn’t disclosed his assets, he is estimated to be worth about $1 million through the earnings from other entertainment fields.