Lele Pons

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About

Eleonora "Lele" Pons Maronese (born June 25, 1996) is an American internet celebrity, YouTuber, actress, singer, dancer, model and former host of La Voz. Pons is managed by John Shahidi of Shots Studios.

Pons came to prominence on Vine, before the platform shut down in 2016. She has since branched out, creating comedy sketches for YouTube, where she now has over 15 million subscribers, and 37.4 million followers on Instagram. She has acted in film, television, and in music videos, has released her own music, and co-authored a novel in 2016.

Early life

Pons was born in Caracas, Venezuela, and has a younger sister named Raquel. Pons moved to the United States at the age of five and was raised in Miami, Florida. She graduated from Miami Country Day School in 2015 and moved to Los Angeles, California. She has said that she had trouble making friends in high school, so she would get hurt to make them laugh. She has also said that she was bullied at high school. She said "I'm not like the cool girls—I'm the other girl. The one that's basically a nerd, but proud of that.