A woman has spoken out about her unusual job and revealed how she earns up to $100,000 per year by sharing pictures of her tongue on social media.
21-year-old Mikayla Saravia from West Palm Beach, Florida, is an unusual entrepreneur that found a way to make money out of her massive 6.5-inch tongue.
As the internet sensation with over 2 million followers on Instagram admitted, she earns anywhere between $1,000 and $3,000 from sharing a viral video or picture of herself.
Typically, the tongue model records herself licking various types of foods or simply shares pictures of herself sticking out her tongue.
Not only did the 21-year-old started making loads of money but she also launched her own app, KKVSH, via which she sells items such as sex toys, cups, and shirts complemented by her own trademarked tongue logo.
“I think outside the box and try to be different. My favorite video is my Thanksgiving shoot – it was pretty funny. I pretended to be a turkey on the dinner table,” Mikayla said of her projects.
“I do ads and I monetize my YouTube and my app. I also sell merch on my website. Last year I made a little under $50k – should be better this year because I’ve already doubled that amount.”
As for the fans, they can’t seem to get enough of Mikayla’s tongue and always want more.
“Can I make tattoo of your face on my hand,” one person commented under her photo.
“I love your tongue, it is delicious,” another one said.
One follower suggested: “Your tongue is the prettiest thing I’ve ever seen!”
Despite her online fame, Mikayla insists she is just a simple girl who wants to help her family and people in need.
“I wish people understood that I’m very down to earth. Some people think people with a lot of followers are cocky and boujee but I’m pretty down to earth,” she added.
“My biggest inspiration is my mom. I love her she’s a very strong woman. I’m proud of my accomplishments, being so young and owning my own company.”
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