Brent Austin Rivera is an actor, entrepreneur, and social media personality with a large following online. He’s the co-founder of Amp Studios, a content and talent incubator company. As of 2023, Brent Rivera has a net worth of $6 million.
Born on January 9, 1998, Brent hails from Huntington Beach, California and is of Latino descent. His parents are John, a firefighter, and Laura Rivera, a teacher. He shares a close bond with his mom in particular.
He has three siblings – two older brothers are Blake and Brice and the youngest sibling is their little sister Lexi. She has followed in Brent’s steps and is now a popular influencer in her own right.
He attended Huntington Beach High School and was an avid ice hockey player like his brother Blake. As a young adult, he pursued higher education at California State University.
Rise to Fame
Brent wanted to be a performer since he was ten years old and started making videos when he turned 12. He rose to prominence on the now-defunct video-sharing platform Vine.
His vines were witty, playful, and relatable. His unique clips drew millions of viewers, and he became an internet sensation. The influencer launched his YouTube channel on August 2, 2009, and his Vine videos helped him gain a slew of subscribers.
For his videos, he generally works with other creators, family members, and friends. Now, his YouTube channel has around 23.7 million subscribers. He has also branched out to other sites, like Instagram and TikTok.
The influencer made his acting debut in the comedy film Alexander IRL in 2017. He portrayed the lead role of Alex and also served as the program’s producer.
The following year, he played Gill in five episodes of Brat’s ‘Brobot’ series. He teamed up with Awesomeness TV in 2019 and starred in seven episodes of Brent Rivera’s Dream Vacation.
He also had a one-episode cameo in Nickelodeon’s television series Group Chat in season 1 and a prominent role in season 2. For his performances, Brent was nominated for two Teen Choice Awards in the category of Choice Male Web Star in 2019.
As an online figure, Rivera has millions of followers across all the major social media networks. Apart from YouTube, he is also a recognizable face on Instagram, where he has 22.3 million followers, and TikTok with 46 million fans.
One reason why viewers love Brent is that he is multi-talented. The actor also has a great voice. In November 2014, his song “Doubt Your Doubts” was posted on iTunes.
As a businessman, he is the CEO of Amp Studios and is also a part of Fullscreen Network, a worldwide organization that connects businesses and content creators for partnership opportunities.
Brent was dating Morgan Justus, a California-based model and singer, in 2017, but they eventually broke up. He was later linked to Lexi Hensler and then Eva Gutowski. Despite speculations, Brent was never married to Eva.
Currently, he is happily dating Pierson Wodzynski, a fellow YouTube personality. Brent lives at his luxurious home, situated in one of Huntington Beach’s most tranquil areas.