Rosie McClelland (b. September 7, 2006) and her cousin, Sophia Grace Brownlee, became overnight internet celebrities when the video of the duo singing Nicki Minaj's Super Bass went viral in the year 2011. And their success only hyped up when they became regular guests on The Ellen DeGeneres Show.
Born in Essex, England, to Greg McClelland and Danielle McClelland, Rosie's talent is not only limited to singing and dancing as she is also a child actress and the author of two New York Times bestselling books. The 15-years-old got the opportunity to conduct interviews at major award shows including the American Music Awards, Billboard Music Awards, and Grammy Awards twice.
The high school student has a younger brother named, Romeo and is very fluent in Spanish as well. While there came many assumptions about her being a drug and alcohol addict following her overnight success, McClelland being an asthma patient clearly denied these allegations.
From Justin Beiber to Katy Perry, Rosie McClelland, And Cousin, Sophia Grace Had Them All Wrapped Around Their Fingers
Rosie McClelland and her cousin, Sophia Grace Brownlee were all over the internet following their viral video which also grabbed the attention of Ellen DeGeneres offering them a regular spot on The Ellen DeGeneres Show. The pair even had their own segment in the show called Tea Time With Sophia Grace and Rosie.
They were an instant hit prompting a segment of their own back in the day.
Photo Source: Rosie McClelland, Instagram
In their Tea Time With Sophia Grace and Rosie segment which eventually helped them to win the Choice Webstar at the 2012 Teen Choice Awards, they interviewed Miley Cyrus, Taylor Swift, Katy Perry, Hugh Grant, Julie Bowen, Harry Connick Jr., LL Cool J, Justin Bieber, and Reese Witherspoon.
The British cousins even worked as correspondents during major red carpet events like the Grammy Awards, the American Music Awards, the Billboard Music Awards, and the MTV Video Music Awards. Meanwhile, various assumptions about the duo being jealous of each other arose to which both of them responded by saying that they are still close to each other just like they were 10 years back.
How Much Is The Net Worth of Rosie McClelland?
As of 2022, Rosie McClelland is estimated to be worth $600,000 as a multi-talented all-rounder. Her career took off after the video of her and cousin, Sophia Grace Brownlee went viral on YouTube which has now over 54 million views. They recreated the video when they appeared on The Ellen DeGeneres Show soon after. The pair recently also went on the farewell season of the show recreating the dresses they wore, albeit in slightly different colors.
Rosie did sing the verses this time.
Photo Source: Rosie McClelland, Instagram
This overnight fame helped them earn recognization from Nicki Minaj as well as Ellen DeGeneres which successfully took their fame to the next level. From launching their own segment on The Ellen Show to hosting the major red carpet events, the duo gracefully enchanted the entire world.
This newly found fame even launched their career as child actors as they appeared in pivotal episodes of the Nickelodeon hit, Sam & Cat working with Ariana Grande and Jennette McCurdy. They further starred in their own movie, Sophia Grace & Rosie's Royal Adventure for which Sophia Grace was reportedly paid $50,000, according to TMZ.
They published their first book, Tea Time With Sophia Grace and Rosie on 1 February 2013 which hit #2 on the New York Times Bestseller's list and #6 on Amazon's Top Books list. Their second book, Show Time with Sophia Grace & Rosie, which was also illustrated by Shelagh McNicholas, became a hit like its predecessor, receiving commercial and critical success.
In 2014, the duo had their very own merchandising campaign in collaboration with leading toy manufacturer Just Play, the line which features two dolls dressed in their trademark hot pink tutus and tiaras. It was sold exclusively at Walmart stores in the first month until it hit the shelves at Claire's in May of that year. Even though they first launched their career as a duo, the cousin parted their ways and later pursued their solo careers.
The 15-year-old first released her single titled Handstand in 2018 followed by popular songs like LaLa, Tik Tok, Girls, Throw It Away, and the latest being Safe In Your Love in May 2022. She has also performed at BBC's Summer Social Fest and Playlist Live.
Apart from being a singer, author, and actress, Rosie has also established herself as a successful social media influencer. The British actress launched her self-titled channel, Rosie McClelland in October 2011 now with over 923K subscribers from which she makes an average of about $850 per video.
Similarly, McClelland also had garnered a huge fan following on TikTok before her account with nearly 200,000 followers got banned for community guidelines violations. She now has a new TikTok account, Rosie Mcclelland ♥️ (@rosie_rgm), managed by her mom where she has over 1 million followers.
Rosie also makes good fortune through her Instagram page, Rosie McClelland with over 910,000 followers. The influencer earns around $3,200 per post from her account through sponsorship and brand endorsements. As she has been working since she was five, this surely helped her to be in a financially strong position over the years.
Rosie McClelland First Got Into The Dating Game at Six
Rosie McClelland may only be 15 and is nothing but new in the dating scene, but she first had a "boyfriend" when she was six. Well, it was nothing like a relationship but more like her so-called boyfriend only picking her first on his team while playing any game.
Her boyfriend chooses to keep himself off or private on social media. Photo Source: Rosie McClelland, Instagram
Talking about her present relationship, McClelland opened up about seeing a boy in her Q&A video. However, she also revealed that they were taking their time to know each other right now, and they may or may not date in the near future.
McClelland later did confirm in February 2022 that the boy was her boyfriend after he asked out her first and that it was just easier to call him her boyfriend. They went on their first date as she wore the necklace he got her for her last birthday, and they also exchanged gifts. She also gave a sneak peek into her date, but no one saw his face at the time. While she was not sure if he was okay with it before her first date since he prefers to be private on social media, she did later assure her fans that they were in an official relationship.
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