How Alix Earle Earned $5 Million In A Year While Balancing College And Career Demands | Forbes

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This spring, Earle, 22, both graduated from the University of Miami—and endowed her own scholarship to Miami's Patti and Allan Herbert Business School. The New Jersey native spent her early college days posting “Get Ready With Me” videos, where she applied makeup and talked about her social life. When she shared her struggles with acne, her TikTok channel took off. Earle’s real talk has attracted more than 8 million followers who rush to buy out any beauty product she features, a phenomenon known as the “Alix Earle Effect”. Her strong fan engagement has earned her wide-ranging brand deals including Benefit Cosmetics, L’Oreal, and WaWa. In September, she debuted her podcast “Hot Mess” with Alex Cooper’s (#12 Top Creator) Unwell Network.

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