At 37 years old, Cassey Ho has this physical status:
Celia Ho (born January 16, 1987) is an American social media fitness entrepreneur with a YouTube channel and a website that sells fitness clothing.
She is known as both a national and international internet celebrity and a rising YouTube star.
She was given a Shorty Award in 2013 for her social fitness.
She claims that her online work is more than a Pilates instructor; she believes that she should promote a healthy lifestyle and body image.
It was in this context that she discovered a photo of a model on Target Corporation's website with a photoshopped thigh gap and wrote about its health benefits on her blog in 2014.
Target apologised for altering the picture later.
Ho responded to derogatory remarks about her body by releasing "Perfect" Body, a YouTube video.
Ho was included in Time's third annual list of the "25 Most Influential People on the Internet" in 2017.
Early life and education
Ho is a Chinese-Vietnamese American who was born in Los Angeles, California, but he grew up in the San Francisco Bay area. Bach Ho and Cuu Ho's parents are, and Jackelyn, who is a yoga instructor, is a niece. Ho was chubby that the way children treated her made her become aware of her body when she was a child. "Cooplex Cookies & Candies," she and her mother began in 2001 and 2005, when she was a teenager. When she was 16 and discovered Pilates, she was inspired by her obsession with fitness and nutrition. Ho has also said that it was her "childhood aspiration to be a fashion designer."
She went to James Logan High School. In 2003, she was crowned the San Francisco Miss Teen Chinatown beauty pageant. She told Asian Fortune that coming from an Asian culture, her parents begged her not to choose a career as a surgeon or attorney. She told her father that she wanted to be a fashion designer when she was 16. Her father, in reaction, told her that she will fail, make no money, and have no family members. She received a full tuition scholarship from Whittier College with the intention of becoming a doctor. She earned a Bachelor of Science in biology in 2009.
Ho revealed her engagement to longtime partner Sam Livits on her official Instagram page on August 22, 2017. They married on October 6, 2018.
Ho started online fitness coaching when she was still enrolled in college. She was one of 18 finalists featured in the "Emerging Stars" fashion show at San Francisco Fashion Week in 2007. Since she moved from Los Angeles, California, to Boston, Massachusetts, to do a full time as a fashion buyer, Ho started posting fitness videos on YouTube in 2009. Since moving to Boston, she had been a part-time Pilates instructor and wanted to make sure the students she was teaching with online fitness exercises. POP Pilates: Total Body Sculpture Video" was her first video she posted on YouTube, and she had a lot of trouble with its appearance, recording, and editing. Following her YouTube video, she received a few comments requesting more videos on specific muscle groups such as legs, thighs, and abs, but she didn't pay attention to these requests for months.
She moved to Boston nine months ago to work as a fashion buyer because she loot it. She began teaching Pilates lessons 12 times a week to compensate for her food and rent. She found teaching Pilates was physically exhausting, but since she wasn't working full time, she had time to make more workout videos. She began posting her latest videos on YouTube, and her views and followers began to increase quickly. She then became a YouTube partner and her website blogilates.com saw significant traffic spikes in the web. She also believes that a feature of one of her bags in 2010 was a contributing factor in her career's triumph. After her bag was shown, she discovered that she could make money selling bags and headed to China to talk to bag manufacturers. When she first started her YouTube channel and started her Internet marketing of clothing, bags, mats, and fitness clothing, she realized she could also handle PR for her clients.
She had 166,000 followers on her YouTube channel Blogilates by October 2012, three years after she posted her first video on YouTube in 2009, and by January 18, 2014, she had more than 100 million views on her YouTube channel. Her YouTube followers had increased to 1.2 million by April 2014, and a month later, she had 138,000 Twitter followers. Her Blogilates channel on YouTube had over 3.2 million followers by December 2014, 8 million views a month, 60,000 views per day, and is YouTube's most popular fitness channel.
Her fitness videos are often featured in online newspapers and videos. In addition, she has been recognized as a pioneer of a successful social media marketing campaign in the book. Social media Marketing All-in-One For Dummies and other social media "how to" books. Lionsgate's BeFit YouTube channel added Ho to its channel lineup in 2014. Ho said in an interview with EContent Magazine that she believes one reason for her YouTube success is because she keeps her videos "fun and playful."
She was recently voted a celebrity on YouTube by Forbes as a woman who is quickly becoming a celebrity, as well as other celebrities, including Issa Rae and Cassandra Bankson. On the internet, she has been dubbed a poster child for Asian American entrepreneurial success. She was the yogilates workout sessions at the YouTube lounge at the 2014 Sundance Film Festival.
In 2012, she received the Fitterati blogger award in the category "Best Healthy Living Blog" from Fitness Magazine. Also ranked her as the second biggest online influencer making a difference in the fitness industry, just behind Jillian Michaels. In 2013, Ho was named Shorty Award in the field of social fitness.
MarketWatch reported in January 2014 that Ho was first on their top ten list of Social HealthMarkers on fitness by Sharecare. Ho's Blogilates YouTube channel, according to the Wall Street Journal, was averaging almost 8 million views per month, and it is the top-ranked fitness channel on YouTube. Seventeen magazine revealed in September that its October issue would be its first YouTube issue starring 30 well-known YouTubers, with Ho to talk about her workout regimen.
Ho introduced "Bodypop," an activewear clothing collection, in August 2014. "The line is a blend of high fashion and practical," Ro Kalonaros, a writer for Shape, says. Ho also launched a music video of three female celebrities sporting Ho's activewear at the introduction of her activewear line. "Popflex," Ho's first collection, debuted in January 2016.