Many of the social media stars we know today came from extremely privileged backgrounds and have already had a head-start in life before they even begin.
One notable influencer is 22-year-old Jonathan Jadali, but he didn’t grow up with wealthy parents and access to a daily pool of networking opportunities. This young mogul wasn’t always the social media influencer he is today: he came from a regular family and grew up showing huge potential as an entrepreneur.
Even as a child, Jadali always had big visions for himself and his future, and always knew he would attain success in some form. He just had to figure out which route he’d take.
An Investment in Bitcoin
When the world was introduced to Bitcoin, most people didn’t understand what it was or how it worked. In fact, many people would admit they still don’t know how it works! But not Jonathan Jadali. He took the time to learn Bitcoin’s potential and invested in it early on. This turned out to be an excellent choice as the value of Bitcoin increased significantly over the years, which allowed Jadali to sell some of his currency. The foresight and risk assessment that Jadali demonstrated in these early years was a great example of his vision: he knew what would be successful and wanted to be a part of it.
After he had established himself in the world of cryptocurrency, Jadali decided it was time to take a different approach to his career, moving towards mediums like Instagram and Twitter.
A Step in the Direction of Social Media
Now that Jadali had made his presence known in the Bitcoin world, he was able to pivot into the world of social media. He began to notice the rise of social media and the sheer power that someone could harness with a vision. He saw the effect that influencers had on everyday consumers, and he wanted to develop his following so that he could be a source of inspiration to others. It’s quite unusual that someone would take an already-thriving career in the world of investment and turn it into a social media career, but Jadali wanted to try at the very least. This venture turned out to yield huge success for him, and he soon rose to a whole new level of success.
Jonathan Jadali’s Network Today
Today, Jadali’s Instagram following sits at just under 66,000. Whether he plans to expand this following is unknown, but he currently falls into the “micro-influencer” category (in other words, someone with under 100,000 followers). This actually works perfectly for Jadali’s brand, as he has positioned himself right in between the role of an almost-famous influencer and an accessible friend and mentor, which is something he aims to retain even as his following continues to grow.
It is exciting to imagine what moves Jadali will make next, as he continues to grow his following, influence, and his other business ventures and grows as a speaker and coach.
Jadali’s success at such a young age is hugely inspirational for those who wish to get into the world of self-made entrepreneurship and influencer marketing. He has been approached by several large brands to speak at conferences, and he offers mentorship to other young people from across the globe. Jadali truly is a rising star through social media, having achieved such levels of success at such a young age, while also staying true to himself, his beliefs, and his vision.