Jenna Marbles Turns 28!


We’d be remiss if we didn’t acknowledge that today is basically an internet national holiday. NMR wants to wish a huge happy birthday to the original queen of YouTube herself, Ms. Jenna Marbles. Jenna turns 28 today and while we’d love to tell you 28 reasons that we love her there simply isn’t enough time in the day. Instead we thought we’d take a quick look back at Jenna as we’ve come to know and love her.

We all knew Jenna was an animal lover from the start. Her very first video was a touching tribute to her beloved puppy and future frequent costar Mr. Marbles

But it was this video where Jenna really hit the big time. This is where we learn who Jenna really is, smart and hilarious she managed to tap into the then totally new beauty tutorial craze to systematically take apart our beauty expectations.

Pretty soon she was ready to show off her knack for parodies, be it Justin Bieber…

Or maybe just a little Pitbull

Fast forward to today and Jenna’s a massive star with her own Sirius-XM radio show, and a guest spot in Pitbull’s latest video for Fireball and landing on the cover of Variety. (I guess he didn’t see her parody!)

Here she is feeling awkward but looking fab while accepting her Streamy Award for Best First Person Channel.

The über-popular starlet sure has come a long way, so I guess what we really want to say is: