GwenGwiz is a Canadian social media personality, YouTuber, and model, who rose to stardom for posting autonomous sensory meridian response (ASMR) videos on her main YouTube channel.
Age, Early Life, and Education Background
GwenGwiz was born Gwen Swinarton under the Libra zodiac sign on 1 October 1995,, in Toronto, Ontario, and is 28 years old as of 2023. She was brought up in a Christian household, but hasn’t revealed the names of her father, who is a businessman, and mother, who is a housewife.
Swinarton attended a local high school in Toronto, then later Ryerson University’s RTA School of Media program.
Hobbies and Interests
Gwen is a cat person who is fond of posting her pets on her social media platforms. She has adopted a cat named River.
She was a vegan in the early 2010s.
Gwen is fond of wearing flashy outfits and jewelry as seen on her social media accounts. She’s also a shopaholic.
After her matriculation, Gwen landed a job with Iroquois in September 2013. She served as a Ridge TV member for seven months before she began her internship in the show, “Big Brother Canada.” In August 2015, she began working as a Production Assistant at the Toronto-based Digital Media Project Office.
Gwen launched her main YouTube channel, GwenGwiz ASMR, on 19 January 2011, on which she mainly posts an atypical version of ASMR. She’s uploaded over 420 videos which have amassed almost 80 million views; Gwen has over 500,000 subscribers. She posted her first video, “ASMR Room Tour (Lots of Visual ASMR + Triggers for Relaxation) | GwenGwiz,” on 10 March 2017, which has accumulated 215,000 views. Gwen’s most viewed video is “ASMR B*tchy Popular Girl Does Your Makeup Roleplay | GwenGwiz,” which was posted on 13 July 2017 and has 3.5 million views as of 2023.
On 13 March 2016, Gwen opened a lifestyle channel, Gwengwizetc (later renamed Growing with GWEN), on which she began posting about fashion and beauty, veganism, anxiety, travel and life. Her channel’s description reads ‘Hi, I’m Gwen! An online creator looking to inspire others to live a simple life. Sharing my love for all things sustainability, gardening, health, wellness, and eventually my life homesteading on a farm in the Canadian wilderness.’ Gwen has posted 30+ videos, which have attracted over a million views. She has over 220,000 subscribers on her secondary channel, and her oldest video is “MOVING IN TO MY DREAM APARTMENT!!!” which was uploaded on 30 April 2019 and has over 32,000 views and her most popular video is “ISSA HOUSE TOUR!! Gwengwiz,” which was uploaded on 18 April 2020 and has over 145,000 views.
Previously, Gwen regularly posted about health and wellness, fashion and lifestyle, cats, and ASMR content on her TikTok account, @gwengwiz. Although the account is still active, she hasn’t uploaded any other video for months. She has over 16,000 followers and almost 55,000 likes on the account.
Gwen launched her second TikTok account, (@GwentheMilkmaid) in February 2023. She describes herself as ‘a milkmaid in training’ and posts about her anti-vax beliefs, conservative values, homesteading, and dreams of living like a tradwife (a neologism of a traditional housewife or traditional wife). Her current videos portray her feeding animals, wandering through meadows, cooking, and even criticizing the Canadian government for ‘forcing’ children into public schools, all while wearing flowing, floral-print dresses. She has garnered almost 50,000 followers and has over a million likes on the account.
My facetuned version of my body is my goals, but like is it even possible to actually look like this 😐 pic.twitter.com/Ilvysrj3o5
— gwengwiz 🐈😘 (@gwengwiz) July 26, 2017
Other Social Media Accounts
GwenGwiz is active on Instagram (@gwengwiz) with over 98,000 followers. She joined Twitter in December 2016, and is currently followed by over 11,000 fans. Her handle is @gwengwiz. Gwen promotes numerous products and brands on her social media accounts.
Gwen is rumored to have dated a man named Matty. She often posts him on her social media accounts, and previously featured him in a July 2018 YouTube video; nothing is known about Matt. Gwen is reportedly unmarried without any children as of 2023.
Rumors and Controversies
Despite her current online presence as a wife-to-be and tradwife wannabe who spends her days baking sourdough bread and gardening, Tiktok users and critics began questioning the authenticity of GwenGwiz, aka Gwen the Milkmaid, in mid-2023, after the TikTok star, Rachel of @lighticegirly revealed that she identified as bisexual in the early 2010s. According to Rachel, who has been her long-time follower and fan on YouTube, Gwen has deleted early YouTube videos that featured her former girlfriends – Rachel claimed ‘I know for a fact that she has a million videos that are just gone because I remember what her ex-girlfriend looked like.’ Gwen has been the subject of criticism for allegedly ‘jumping from one lifestyle to another – For instance, Rachel, who has a wide following on TikTok (@lighticegirly) has claimed that Gwen resides in the outskirts of Toronto and not in the upcountry, adding that she may not even be engaged to any man as she claims.
Gwen made headlines in 2019 when a hacker leaked her nude photos and videos on the internet, following which the YouTuber took advantage of the situation and opened an OnlyFans account, and she has since been accused of cosplaying as a traditional wife influencer just to expand her fanbase on the platform. Critics have called out Gwen for allegedly posting suggestive content on her social media accounts.
Height, Weight, and Physical Appearance
Gwen is of White ethnicity, has a pair of brown eyes and long blonde hair. She is 5ft 7ins (1.70m) tall and weighs about 110lbs (50kgs), and her vital statistics are 34-26-35. The YouTuber wears shoe size 5(US); Gwen has pierced her belly button.
In 2016, Gwen went for a nose job, and in the year that followed, she underwent a lip injection to make her lips fuller. In a 25 October 2018 video, she addressed the subject of her cosmetic surgeries and stated that she didn’t regret modifying her body because there was nothing wrong with someone making several body changes as long as it made them happy. She further disclosed that she feels more confident after the procedures.
Gwen has become very famous through her social media career. She earns through her YouTube channel, brand endorsement deals, and OnlyFans account. She is reportedly worth approximately $100,000 as of late 2023.