Who is Lena Nersesian?
Lena Nersesian was born on 1 June 1991, in Glendale, California USA, and is a YouTube and social media personality, best known for her YouTube channel entitled Lena the Plug. She initially earned popularity on the website through releasing various workout and fitness-related tutorials, eventually transitioning to doing more vlogs based on her lifestyle. Her popularity also increased thanks to releasing various adult oriented content through other means such as her own personal website.
The Wealth of Lena the Plug
How rich is Lena the Plug? As of early-2019, sources inform us of a net worth that is over $1 million, earned through success in her various endeavors; sources estimate that she earns around $200,000 annually from her YouTube videos alone. She also collaborates with friends who are either YouTubers, or have entered into the porn industry. As she continues her endeavors, it is expected that her wealth will also continue to increase.
Early Life, Education, and Career Beginnings
Very little information is known about Lena’s childhood, her family, and her time growing up. It is known that after matriculating from high school, she enrolled at the University of California, Santa Cruz and studied for a degree in Psychology. During her time there, she also endeavored to spend time studying in Sweden, where she also had experience working with autistic children. Eventually, she returned to the US and completed her degree.
Prior to starting a YouTube channel, she did various odd jobs after graduation, working as a grocery store clerk, a nanny, and even an Uber driver. She then started working for a social media startup which she helped organize advertising campaigns for clients and models. Eventually, she decided to move on from that type of work and became very interested in starting her own YouTube channel.
After discovering the potential for a YouTube and social media-related career, Nersesian gained a bit of experience from her previous work before starting her own YouTube channel in 2016, entitled Lena the Plug. The channel originally posted fitness and workout-related videos, in which she demonstrated the exercises and conducted tutorials. Eventually, she transitioned to doing more vlog posts, recording some of her life events as well as her daily endeavors.
Her lifestyle quickly caught on with many, as aside from her interests and lifestyle, she started becoming very open about her sexuality in her videos. She began telling her viewers and followers that she was not opposed to doing posts with nudity, stating that she didn’t really have any problems posting videos of her having sex with her boyfriend. These statements started increasing her viewership and followership significantly, however, YouTube did not allow the posting of such content in their website, leading her to branch out elsewhere. However, she continued to post videos with sex related pics which started gaining her more popularity.
Sex Content and Controversies
One of Lena’s first notable posts regarding sex was entitled “$EXTAPE at 1 MILL” which urged her subscribers to help her gain one million subscribers, and as a reward she would release a sex tape of her and her boyfriend. While she did reach the one million subscriber count, she did not release the sex tape as videos of her having sex with her boyfriend along with her other female friends was leaked online. Other videos started to get leaked as well; she also posted a video stating that she allowed her best friend to have sex with her boyfriend, attracting a lot of controversy. She has been accused by critics of using sex as a means to earn more money through YouTube, and to increase the popularity of her account.
She has not denied the criticisms but has instead embraced them by starting her own over 18 website which posts various nude photos and sex videos through payment similar to that of porn websites. She also featured videos of other popular female YouTubers having sex with her with their consent. Her website also features former YouTuber turned porn actress Karlee Grey who also has videos on her site. Her YouTube channel continues to stay strong at over 1.4 million subscribers.
Personal Life and Social Media
For her personal life, it is known that Nersesian is in a relationship with BMX rider and YouTuber Adam Grandmaison, whose been featured in most of her sex videos. Adam is known for his own YouTube channel which discusses news in the hip hop and entertainment industry. She has admitted that she is also interested in women and calls herself a bisexual.
Similar to other YouTubers, she has a strong presence on other social media websites. She has accounts on sites such as Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter. All of her social media accounts post sexy photos of her and promote her adult-oriented content through her website and X-rated Snapchat account. She also started doing webcam work and has recently forayed into the porn industry. She’s been seen appearing in the adult video awards AVN, and has defended her stance on appearing in sex related content. She has been called by publications as one of the YouTubers who pushes the boundaries of sex within the website that supposedly has strict controls on those types of content.