Influencers in Your Backyard: Our Top 25 Based in Chicago

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In this new series we showcase top influencers in various cities based on social reach. This first post highlights influencers in several genres — from gaming to beauty — living in Chicago*. There are over 300 Chicago-based digital influencers within Julius, so here’s just a taste of what we offer! Check out our list below:

1. OMGFacts

Total Reach: 16M
Most Popular Platform:
Facebook

2. Alexys Fleming

Total Reach: 4M
Most Popular Platform:
Youtube

Makeup & Beauty Influencer Alexys Fleming

3. Maddi Jane

Total Reach: 3M
Most Popular Platform:
Youtube

4. Panlasang Pinoy

Total Reach: 3M
Most Popular Platform:
Facebook

5. Manny the Frenchie

Total Reach: 3M
Most Popular Platform:
Facebook

From Julius: Manny the Frenchie’s Audience Demographics

6. nickatnyte

Total Reach: 3M
Most Popular Platform:
Youtube

7. Taylor Davis

Total Reach: 2M
Most Popular Platform:
Youtube

8. JunCurryAhn

Total Reach: 2M
Most Popular Platform:
Youtube

9. Ian Eastwood

Total Reach: 2M
Most Popular Platform:
Youtube

Choreographer/Influencer Ian Eastwood

10. OpTicBigTymeR

Social Reach: 1M
Most Popular Platform:
Youtube

11. Castro1021

Social Reach: 1M
Most Popular Platform: Twitter

12. BEEZ

Social Reach: 1M
Most Popular Platform:
Youtube

13. Marcus Blanks

Social Reach: 1M
Most Popular Platform:
Twitter

From Julius: Marcus’s Audience Demographics

14. Sarantos Melogia

Social Reach: 1M
Most Popular Platform:
Twitter

15. Rob Scallon

Social Reach: 1M
Most Popular Platform:
Youtube

Musician/Influencer Rob Scallon

16. Carleen Coulter

Social Reach: 1M
Most Popular Platform:
Facebook

17. Sarah Rae Vargas

Social Reach: 959K
Most Popular Platform: Youtube

18. Shugary Sweets

Social Reach: 937K
Most Popular Platform:
Facebook

19. Channel Awesome

Social Reach: 925K
Most Popular Platform:
Youtube

20. JelloApocalypse

Social Reach: 921K
Most Popular Platform:
Youtube

21. Team StarKid

Social Reach: 790K
Most Popular Platform:
Youtube

22. Steve Grand

Social Reach: 719K
Most Popular Platform:
Facebook

23. Katharine Ward

Social Reach: 702K
Most Popular Platform:
Youtube

Beauty & DIY Influencer Katharine Ward

24. Ivy Dear

Social Reach: 683K
Most Popular Platform:
Youtube

25. IceJJFish

Social Reach: 671K
Most Popular Platform:
Youtube

This list barely scratches the surface of what we have to offer for your campaigns. With rich data on over 60K influencers including reach and engagement, contact info, brand history, and interests, Julius is your ultimate destination for influencer marketing. Book a free demo today!

*These influencers have the Chicago area listed as their current location on Julius.


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