Love Island star Molly-Mae Hague – whose book My Story: Being a Molly-Mae is out today – is well worth it at 23
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She’s only just turned 23, but former Love Islander Molly-Mae Hague is already sitting on her own personal goldmine.
Business-savvy star – has autobiography My Story: Becoming Molly-Mae launched today – is a self-made millionaire with an estimated net worth of £6 million.
Through a combination of hard work and wise moves, she has transformed herself into a women-only brand, cashing in on companies that want to capitalize on her glamorous image.
And that’s an impressive feat for the average teenage girl who has worked on a series of clearly uninteresting Saturday jobs in her hometown of Hitchin, Hertfordshire.
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She first received money while working as a lifeguard at a local swimming pool. Along with her sister Zoe, Molly wore a vibrant yellow and red uniform and ate on plastic plates in the entertainment center’s staff room, a scene she once told fans ‘still gives her bouts of anxiety’. nightmare’.
This is followed by onward and up to Boots, where instead of plowing and stacking shelves, mischievous Molly is often found hiding in containers.
Sharing about the time back in 2017, Molly pouted for the camera while holding up a roll of toilet paper in her work uniform.
“This is me sitting on the toilet. Hiding off the shop floor…..which I did most x-shifts,” she wrote.
At one point, Molly even signed up to be a spinning trainer, but told fans she felt ‘underweight and on the wrong track’.
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Posting a photo of herself in a gym suit, she wrote: “When I was training to be a spinning trainer… Underweight and on a path that didn’t suit me.”
But if these stories of common misery lead you to believe that Molly is just your ordinary Joe, think again, because behind the scenes, she’s hustling like no other.
She was just 16 years old when she was crowned Miss Teen Herfordshire and donated her winnings to a children’s healing charity. With her fanbase growing, that same year she posted her first paid Instagram post, earning £25 for a photo of her wearing a red jumpsuit and black hair bow in her childhood bedroom. his childhood.
“This is the first time I’ve been paid by a brand to advertise. I’m 16 years old! I get paid £25 for a post,” she once told fans, sharing about the regret.
Twelve months later, she was named World Teen Supermodel and known as a true influencer with over 10,000 YouTube subscribers and 100,000 Instagram followers.
She moved to Manchester to grow her brand and by the time she entered Love Island, she was already one of the show’s top earners.
Molly has her own start-up company, Filter, which made £848,000 in profit last year, and is creative director of Pretty Little Thing – a role that comes with a rumored seven-figure salary grand.
If you want the star to match her gear with her 6 million followers, expect to pay anything up to £11,000, while a joint appearance by Molly and boyfriend Tommy Fury will book again give you 10,000 sweet pounds.
And while she may have failed to win Love Island’s £50,000, tied for second place by Amber Gill and Greg O’Shea, it’s a change of bag for Molly, who recently bought his dream £4m house with Tommy.
But the jet-flying star says her success has come at a heavy price, admitting that she no longer sees her old teenage friends.
“I’m living in a different world now and a lot of my friends can’t relate to that,” she said on the podcast The Diary of A CEO.
“And even though I’m still the same person, my life and my circumstances, they’re so different that you just naturally do it, everyone just falls down isn’t it.”
Meanwhile, Molly’s path to making a lot of money is not without controversy. The star was recently dubbed the ‘new Margaret Thatcher’ after claiming that we all have ’24 hours in the same day’ to achieve our dreams.
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“You have a life and you do with it. You can really go in any direction,” she told The Diary of a CEO podcast.
“When I’ve talked about that in the past, I’ve been stressed a little bit, with people saying ‘it’s easy for you to say that because you didn’t grow up poor, so let you sit there and say We all have the same 24 hours in a day that’s not right.’ But technically, what I’m saying is right. We do.”
She continued: “I understand that we all come from different backgrounds and we are all raised in different ways and we have different financial situations, but I think if you want to have enough you can achieve it.
“It just depends on how long you want to go to get where you want to be in the future. And I’ll go to any length.”
She added: “I gave my best to get where I am now.”
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