Her Full Name. Eleonora “Lele” Pons
Where She Was Born? Lele was born in Caracas, Venezuela, and moved to the U.S. at age five
Where She Grew Up? After moving to the U.S.m she lived in Miami, Florida. Once she finished high school in 2015, she made the move from Miami to the City of Angels (Los Angeles).
Her High School. She attended Miami Country Day High School.
She was Bullied. Lele was relentlessly bullied during high school by her classmates. They would make fun of the way she spoke with an accent, as well as her nose. In an interview with People.com, Pons explained “People threw food at me and sang songs about how ugly I was,”
Her Rise to Fame on Vine. Pons started using the Social Media app Vine when she was 16. She explains “I started with my friends, and I started becoming good. At first it was just being really creative—it wasn’t even funny stuff.”
She Became Really Popular. As her presence on Vine grew, so did her popularity. Lele Pons became the first user to pass 1 billion video loops. With the shutdown of Vine, Pons’ account is listed as the most looped of all time with 16.7 billion loops.
Do It for the Vine. Pons is credited with creating the super popular catch phrase “Do It For The Vine”.
Lele Wrote a Book. Pons teamed up with New York Times bestselling author Melissa de la Cruz, for her book, ‘Surviving Highschool’ that was released in April 2016. The books highlights the ups and downs that come with high school life. It is rip roaring hilarious, just like some of Lele’s videos.
She Acts. Lele has appeared in the American horror TV show Scream in 2016. She has also acted in the TV series Escape the Night. Pons has also done movies like The Space Between Us and We Love You.
Her biggest goal. Pons has one major goal and that is to “Be an actress in movies. I would love to have a career like Meryl Streep’s someday.”
— Lele Pons (@lelepons) February 9, 2017
She is a CoverGirl. It was announced in February 2017, that Pons would be the new Brand Ambassador for cosmetic giant, CoverGirl.
She Made Forbes 30 Under 30 List. She was listed as one of Forbes 30 Under 30: Hollywood & Entertainment. She joins the ranks of other up and comers like Cameron Dallas, Ryan Higa, Tyler Oakley and Elle Fanning.
Award Winner. In 2016, Pons won an award for the Best Viner at the Teen Choice Awards. She also has a bunch of nominations such as 2014 Teen Choice Award nom for “Choice Viner. Shorty Awards nom for “Vine Star of the Year” and Streamy Awards nom for “Viner of the Year”.
Michelle Obama Invited her to the White House. In 2015, Lele was invited to the White House, where she worked on a campaign for disadvantaged kids to go to college with FLOTUS Michele Obama.
Before and after pictures!! pic.twitter.com/Q5o9VffhhU
— Lele Pons (@lelepons) November 16, 2015
She Got a Nose job. Pons always had an issue with her nose growing up and in 2016 she had work done on it.
Yes I got a nose job! I believe that you should do whatever makes you happy and feel confident. this is something I always wanted to do and waited until the right time to do it! It was my own choice😊 the important thing is that you don't change who you are inside! Thank you so much @drkassir for the amazing surgery!
Favorite take out order: She really loves Pizza
Dream mentor: Shakira
What She Can’t-live-without? Pons has made it clear that she is lost if she doesn’t have her Apple iPhone 7.
The emoji she uses the most. She has admitted that the laughing smiley emoji with tears is the one emoji she uses the most. This makes sense, as she is always cracking jokes and making people laugh.
Morning person or night owl: Night Owl
Go-to karaoke number: “Gasolina” by Daddy Yankee
Her Most Popular Youtube Video:
Her Social Media Accounts:
Vine.co – @lelepons
Instagram.com – @lelepons
Twitter.com – @lelepons
Youtube.com – @lelepons
Snapchat.com – @lelepons