Who is Olivia Jade? Wiki, Biography, Age, Parents, Siblings, College Scandal, Instagram, Net Worth

Olivia Jade Wiki – Olivia Jade Biography

Olivia Jade Giannulli is an American social media celebrity, YouTuber, and the daughter of actress Lori Loughlin and fashion designer Mossimo Giannulli. While in high school, Giannulli began a social media career on YouTube and Instagram; as of 2019, both accounts have amassed more than one million followers. Giannulli’s fraudulent acceptance to the University of Southern California was a prominent part of the 2019 college admissions bribery scandal.

In 2017, Giannulli crashed her car while singing along to Stevie Wonder’s “Signed, Sealed, Delivered I’m Yours” as she filmed herself with her mobile phone, prompting expressions of concern about her driving habits among her social media followers.

In 2018, Giannulli graduated from Marymount High School in Los Angeles, California and enrolled at the University of Southern California. As of October 2019, both Giannulli sisters are no longer enrolled at USC.

In 2018, according to an indictment by the United States Government, Giannulli posed for a photo on an ergometer rowing machine. The photo was later submitted as part of her application to the University of Southern California (USC) with the implication she was a competitive rower, though she was not and had no interest in becoming one. At the same time, it is alleged, her parents paid $500,000 in bribes to a coach at the university to designate her and her older sister Isabella as athletic prospects for the team, enabling them to gain admission to the school. According to the federal criminal complaint against her father, Olivia Jade was confused about how to complete the USC application, and an employee of the alleged conspiracy’s ringleader ultimately had to fill it out on her behalf. Teen Vogue has reported that “it is undetermined if Olivia Jade knew about the alleged scheme”.

While in high school, Giannulli started a lifestyle YouTube channel. She then started an Instagram account. Each account has over a million subscribers/followers and were monetized through commercial endorsements and advertisements for Amazon, Sephora, and other companies.

Giannulli appeared in a 2016 episode of the game show Tap that Awesome App, competing for a US$5,000 prize for charity.

In 2018, Giannulli trademarked “Olivia Jade” and “Olivia Jade Beauty”. Her applications had at first not been processed by the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office due, in part, to what media outlets described as “poor punctuation”

Olivia Jade Age

Olivia Jade Giannulli is 21 years old. She was born on September 28, 1999, in Los Angeles, California, United States.

Family

Giannulli is the daughter of actress Lori Loughlin and fashion designer Mossimo Giannulli. Giannulli has an older sister, Isabella, and a half-brother, Gianni.

College Admissions Scandal

Olivia Jade Giannulli, the daughter of Lori Loughlin and Mossimo Giannulli, has finally broken her silence on the college admissions scandal.

Appearing on Facebook Watch’s “Red Table Talk,” the former YouTube admitted she was “ashamed” by the ordeal that landed both of her parents in prison.

“I felt so ashamed and embarrassed … although I didn’t really 100 percent understand what had just happened because there was a lot that, when I was applying, I was not fully aware of what was going on,” she told co-hosts Jada Pinkett Smith, Willow Smith and Adrienne Banfield-Norris. “When I got home [from spring break] I just felt so ashamed.”

Olivia said she was “too embarrassed” to return to the University of Southern California, where she and her sister, Isabella Rose, had been enrolled after being accepted as rowing recruits despite having never participated in the sport.

“I shouldn’t have been there in the first place, clearly,” she said.

Olivia, who hasn’t spoken to her parents since they’ve entered prison this fall because of a COVID-19 quarantine rule, said she doesn’t deserve pity and only wants a chance to own her mistakes publicly. Her ignorance, she said, explained why she didn’t understand how her family’s decisions were so offensive to many.

“A huge part of having privilege is not knowing you have privilege, so when it was happening it didn’t feel wrong,” she said. “It didn’t feel like, ‘That’s not fair. A lot of people don’t have that.’ … I was in my own little bubble. Focusing on my comfortable world.”

As part of the widespread college admissions scandal, Loughlin and her husband earlier this year pleaded guilty to paying $500,000 to William “Rick” Singer to secure their daughters’ admission to USC.

“Desperate Housewives” star Felicity Huffman served 11 days of a two-week jail sentence in 2019 for her role in the college admissions scandal.

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To Olivia and her friends in their wealthy “bubble,” donating money as a means to gain admissions was “normal. It really can’t be excused,” Olivia said. Banfield-Norris wasn’t willing to excuse the family’s behavior either.

“At the end of the day you’re going to be OK,” Banfield-Norris said. “…There’s so many of us that it is not going to be that situation. It makes it difficult right now for me to care.” The entire ordeal forced Olivia and her sister to reframe their perspective.

“This has been a really eye-opening experience for me … and although there’s a lot of negative around it and there’s a lot of mistakes and wrongdoings, it’s led me to have a completely different outlook on a lot of situations,” she said. Despite acknowledging she may not have deserved a spot at USC, she did defend her work ethic when she was a student.

“I worked my ass off in high school,” Olivia said. “I wasn’t slacking in high school. I don’t want to discredit myself … I put a lot of trust into a person who claimed their profession was college counseling.”

That being said, she knows she has far to go in the court of public opinion. I totally understand if people aren’t ready to jump onboard with me,” she said.

Net Worth

Her net worth is to be $1 million.

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