At first, the idea of making a career with YouTube sounded uncomfortable for Marina Joyce, but when she saw Sam Pepper’s videos, great ideas came to her mind and she decided to give it a try. As a result, her eccentric personality made her popular with numerous fans who keep coming back to see more of her memorable make-up tutorials and innovative dress-up videos.
She has been a YouTuber since August 2010, and so far she has built a strong fan base of more than two million subscribers. The British internet sensation has made herself popular with her fans by repeatedly uttering encouraging words of encouragement not to give up because of a bad situation. This explains why her fans went into action when they thought she was going through hard times. While some speculated that she had been kidnapped, others thought she was struggling with drugs. Let’s make things clear as we read on.
Who Is Marina Joyce?
Apart from her sparkling eye make-up and her fancy dressing sessions, there are a few other interesting things to know about the YouTube sensation. Marina was born on February 1st, 1997 in North London, England, and was christened at birth with the name Marina Rose Iris Alice Louise Joyce. Her family background is not a big public affair, but we have found that Cheryl Joyce is her mother’s name and her father is missing from the picture. Marina has two siblings named Elliot and Antony.
There are no details about her educational background, but Marina has always been open about her encounters with bullies at school. Her personality was the main reason she was targeted and this led to her leading a lonely life. But in true Marina style she never let herself be pulled down by the shadows, she found a way to be happy against all odds. She also used the opportunity and popularity she has on YouTube to educate her fans on how to stay happy and cheerful even when life throws lemons in your path.
She originally used YouTube as a safe haven where she could spend some time before the positive vibes she received from the popular British YouTuber Sam Pepper gave her a future and a career on the platform. Her channel iRaindropsx was launched in August 2010, but her first video upload came a few years later, on July 31, 2012, to be exact, when she presented her debut video, titled Bathroom Vlogging? at the age of 15, with an eccentric and bubbly personality. This won the hearts of viewers, who kept coming back to see more of her uploads, which she kept rolling in. Her videos focus on everything that has to do with beauty and fashion, her first make-up tutorial was uploaded with the title – Super Long Eyelashes Make-up Tutorial The video was a hit and increased her popularity on the platform.
Her channel now has more than 2 million subscribers with many versatile videos that say a lot about her creativity. Videos such as “Types of kids at school”, “10 lazy things we all do”, “How to make a boy fall in love with you” can be seen on their YouTube channel. Basically, she touches different aspects of everyday life, and this makes her work stand out from the crowd.
Is She Dead, Was She Really Kidnapped?
In 2016, Internet users expressed their concern when the British vlogger showed a sudden change in her way of speaking during her video sessions. As a result, she became a hot topic in social media, and her fans suspected that she may have been the victim of an abduction or even under the influence of drugs. Social media detectives took action, which led to the hashtag #SaveMarinaJoyce taking over the trend lists to solicit help for the allegedly troubled star. In one particular episode on Twitter, users watched Marina’s video on Date Outfit Ideas, claiming that she filmed the video under duress, in other words, a kidnapper was somewhere behind the camera, which explains her restless movement during the video and some bruising on her hand.
Regardless of the speculations that went around, Marina later intervened to clear the air. She reassured everyone concerned about her safety and said that she was absolutely fine. According to her, the bruises were the result of a fall in the forest. Apparently, she had not been exposed to any kidnapping and had not had to deal with a drug overdose or anything related to it. Later, the police confirmed that Marina Joyce is alive and well.