Marija Žeželj is a young Serbian multi-talented personality. Marija Žeželj is Youtuber, singer, model, as well as a writer. Besides Youtube, she is also pretty famous on othe platforms like Twitter, Instagram, and Facebook.
Table of Biography
Marija Žeželj was born on November 20, 1999, and she is currently 21 years old. She is a citizen of Serbia, and a native of Novi Sad, whereas her zodiac sign is Scorpio. Talking about her family, Marija has a younger brother named Milan. Milan has appeared in one of her Youtube videos titled “Brother tag” in July of 2015. Other than this, Marija has not revealed much about her parents and other family details.
She also has yet to share insights into her educational journey and the institutions she has attended so far. But considering her age, we can assume that Marija might be a university student at her age unless something hindered her studies at such a young age.
During her childhood, Marija wanted to be a volleyball player. She even took up volleyball training while growing up. The training continued for 7 years but she eventually focused on singing and modeling.
Career and Professional Life
Professionally, Marija Žeželj is a young social media personality. She is primarily popular as a beauty, fashion, lifestyle, and DIY YouTuber. Her self-titled channel has earned over 412,000 subscribers. She started her Youtube channel in December of 2014.
In addition, Marija also found an audience on Instagram of more than 650,000 followers besides her Youtube fame. Similarly, Marija entered into a giveaway by Bethany Mota. She did so by retweeting a post by Mota and using the hashtag #BethanyMotaGiveaway.
Bethany Mota is a YouTube star popular for giving beauty tips to youngsters on the web. Bethany’s channel has earned over 9 million subscribers. Then Bethany became the first YouTuber to ever be cast on Dancing with the Stars in 2014. The same year, she also won a Teen Choice Award for “Most Popular Female Web Star” as well as a Streamy Award for “Best Fashion Show”.
Moreover, Bethany also started her own clothing line at Aeropostale. In January 2015, she along with the fellow YouTubers, GloZell Green and Hank Green had the opportunity to interview US President Barack Obama.
Marija was just an elementary school student when she started following YouTube channels on lifestyle and fashion. British YouTubers Zoella and Bethany Mota are among some of her favorites. Inspired by them, the young Youtube star also began her career as a YouTuber by creating her personal channel in December 2014 and posting the first video in August 2015.
This Youtube channel hosts vlogs related to lifestyle, fashion, and music. Marija’s father has also been associated with audio-video editing and the recording industry for many years. Hence, Marija’s father introduced her to the basics of vlogging. In 2016, Marija won “The Look of the Year”. It was in a competition in Catania, Italy (Sicily).
There, she represented her modeling agency, Model Scouting Office. This win opened many doors for her in the world of modeling. In the same year, she made her debut as a singer. Similarly, the Serbian edition of Cosmopolitan also featured Marija on the cover of one of its July 2017 edition.
First Book and Career as a Singer
Toward the end of the year 2016, Marija released her first book called My Sweet Life. The book communicated teenage issues through its central character., one of the most famous publishing houses in Serbia published this book. Volcano Publishing owns Dereta.
Marija then attended the International Book Fair in Belgrade the same year. There, she signed copies of her novel. Moreover, in February 2016, she and one of her friends recorded a cover version of Justin Bieber’s track Love Yourself. She then uploaded this video on her Youtube channel, which now has millions of views.
This success caught the attention of the representatives of Universal Music. They then invited Marija to their office in Vienna and offered her to collaborate with popular Austrian songwriter and producer duo Andreas Grass and Nikola Paryla, also known as ‘Popmaché.’
In April 2017, she announced that she had signed a contract with Universal Music Serbia. It is a part of the Universal Music Group. Moreover, she became the youngest Serbian solo artist to have an exclusive contract with the record label.
She also announced that she would soon release the first single on her channel. Later, they also made a contemporary pop song called Dance Like Nobody’s Watching. This song became Marija’s debut release. One of author William W Purkey’s quotes inspired the title of the track. The video now has over 18 million views.
Likewise, Marija released an acoustic version of her debut single 3 weeks after the release of the original single. The track premiered on 23 June 2017. Later, she also released a remixed version of the song. A few weeks later, Marija also released her sophomore single, Louder Than A Drum. She collaborated with the songwriter duo Popmaché for this too.
Additionally, Marija received an Amadeus Austrian Music Award for the same song. She delivered her first live performance at the opening ceremony of the ‘Future Park’ festival in Belgrade, on 15 December 2017.
Moreover, Marija once visited the Coca-Cola WOAH Summer House in Crete, Greece’s largest island. The singer exclusively performed a new version of Coke’s Taste the Feeling anthem, along with famous Swedish singer Roomie and Polish YouTuber duo Abstrachuje TV.
Marija might be single or involved in a romantic relationship with someone. However, it is not confirmed as she has not shared much related to this issue. She has also kept a clean public profile that is away from any scandals, controversies, and rumors.
Marija Žeželj stands tall at a height of approximately 1.78 meters or 5 feet 8 inches. Similarly, her weight is around 57 kgs. Other than this, there is no information regarding her other body measurements like her chest-waist-hip measures, dress size, shoe size, etc. Likewise, Marija has dark brown hair and beautiful hazel blue eyes.
Social Media and Net Worth
Talking about her social media presence, Marija Žeželj joined Twitter in December 2014 and so far has over 12.2k followers on her @ZezeljMarija account. Similarly, on Instagram, she is available under the username @marijazezelj. This account boasts 379 posts shares and over 673k followers as of November 2020.
Moreover, Marija also has a Facebook account. She created it on July 25, 2015, and so far has more than 49.5k people following her journey on this platform. Marija then created her self-titled Youtube channel on December 3, 2014.
So far, this channel has garnered over 17.6 million views and more than 412K subscribers. Moving on, Marija Žeželj has a net worth estimation of approximately $48,000 dollars as of November 2020.