When you’re energetic on Instagram, likelihood is that you have heard of Sommer Ray earlier than. Ray boasts over 26 million followers on the social media platform. However, what do it’s good to know in regards to the influencer, except for her Instagram recognition?
24-year-old Ray was born in Colorado. She rose to fame on social media a number of years in the past through the now-defunct platform Vine. She would ceaselessly publish movies along with her mom, Shannon Ray, and her two sisters, Skylyn and Savana. In keeping with Distractify, Ray started to develop her platform as a way to comply with in her sister’s (Savana’s) footsteps. After all, she now has a big platform of her personal. Ray informed Forbes that her sister helped get her in contact with a photographer, who helped hone her model. She defined, “She had a pal, who was a photographer, who would come over and do photoshoots along with her. She began capturing me once I was 15. I used to be doing very mature images for my age. I’ve at all times been extra expressive, in a sexual method. However that doesn’t imply that I’m like that as an individual.”
Amid her rise in Instagram recognition, Ray reportedly dropped out of highschool. In Could 2018, she informed Cosmopolitan that she dropped out of highschool as a result of her friends would bully her for the content material that she posted on-line. She informed the outlet, “I used to be slut-shamed in a method — everybody from my hometown judged me. They didn’t perceive once I posted footage of my a– on Instagram, it was as a result of I would labored laborious for it. It’s not a sexualized factor.”
Along with making a reputation for herself on Instagram, Ray has additionally been very energetic within the health neighborhood. Not solely has she launched her personal athleisure put on line (Sommer Ray Shop), however she additionally shares health ideas along with her followers. Throughout her interview with Cosmopolitan, Ray, who stated that she beforehand competed in health competitions when she was a youngster, stated that persons are drawn to her web page for inspiration amid the numerous “faux health” pages on the market. The influencer shared, “I used to be only a breath of contemporary air — all the way in which pure with out faux boobs or a faux butt. Folks like authenticity. They caught on to what was doing and preferred it.” As for Ray’s love life, she is reportedly presently single. She has previously dated Machine Gun Kelly and, most not too long ago, actor Taylor Holder.