Erika Kullberg is an attorney who founded Plug and Law, a company that provides legal agreements for entrepreneurs. However, she is most known online as a personal finance guru, sharing content on YouTube and TikTok. As of 2023, Erika Kullberg has an estimated net worth of $1.2 million.
On January 12, 1990, Erika was born to an American father and a Japanese mother. Though she was born in the United States, she spent most of her childhood in Japan.
The 32-year-old initially wanted to become a doctor, but her grades didn’t align with her ambitions. Instead, Kullberg went to the University of Notre Dame and studied art, sociology, and Japanese.
After graduating in 2012, she attended Georgetown University Law Center to get a Doctor of Law. There, she founded the Georgetown Law Entrepreneurship Club and obtained her law degree in 2016.
While studying at Georgetown, Erika became a legal intern at the IT company Verizon for three months. In 2014, she was hired as a law clerk at Washington, DC’s Office of the Commissioner.
A year later, Erika Kullberg got experience at various legal firms serving as a summer associate at Morrison & Foerster LLP. Then, she worked as a startup legal advisor for Foley & Lardner LLP.
In 2016, Kullberg finally became a certified corporate attorney at Morrison & Foerster. The American-Japanese lawyer was in the merger and acquisitions practice group, assisting Fortune 500 companies. However, she left after nearly three years at the firm.
Personal Finance Career
Kullberg’s first business venture was in 2015. She founded ReferU, an online platform for apartment hunting. but left the business the following year to focus on her legal career.
Still, she left her six-figure job as a lawyer because her firm wouldn’t allow annual leave for a family emergency. This was why she looked into building passive income streams. In 2019, she set up a YouTube channel and started uploading personal finance related content.
Some of her most popular money-saving hacks include how to get $1,000 if you get bumped from a flight and how to get a free pair of Nike sneakers. The type of advice that can only be discovered by those who read the fine print!
She also made a TikTok account to share similar content. In 2020, she founded Plug and Law, aiming to help businesses save money with legal templates and agreements. Erika advertises her service to 1.04 million YouTube subscribers and 9 million TikTok followers.
Net Worth and Earnings
Erika Kullberg’s YouTube channel is her main income source. According to Insider.com, she makes $100,000 per year on the video platform. This figure includes YouTube ad revenue, affiliate marketing, and sponsors. She also earns significant revenue from running Plug and Law, which sells two digital products.
Furthermore, she sells a YouTube course on her website, ErikaKullberg.com. The course sells for a hefty $497 and claims to reveal how she made six figures on YouTube with a full-time job. Her lesser-known income streams are white labeling, speaking gigs, dividends, rental properties, and angel investing. With all of this, her wealth is estimated to be around $1.2 million.
The law and finance expert is married to an unnamed man. Kullberg has publicly spoken about meeting the love of her life and getting married in Tokyo, Japan. They currently reside somewhere in Sheridan, Wyoming.