After a woman's marriage ended she spent more than $40,000 on cosmetic surgery to get more swipes on Tinder – but her look has become so popular that it's now earning her $2 million a year.
Model Amanda Martin, 26, from Las Vegas in the US, describes herself as having had a sheltered and innocent upbringing and was married at 20 to a man who was in the Navy.
After three years, Ms Martin and her ex-husband mutually decided to divorce after they naturally grew apart and this triggered Amanda to undergo an image overhaul. She hired a personal trainer and went from 84kg to 52kg.
Following her sensational weight loss, Ms Martin decided to go under the knife to boost her “flat as a pancake” breasts to a curvaceous 32DDD. Ms Martin has also had fillers, fat transfer, liposuction procedures and butt implants to keep herself looking like a “sexy thick queen”.
The newfound confidence Ms Martin gained through her transformation encouraged her to share raunchy snaps on Instagram showcasing her enviable figure – with the initial aim to boost her Tinder profile.
Ms Martin’s Instagram account exploded and she now has 4.3 million followers on the social media platform and her subscription-only content on OnlyFans is equally popular.
Ms Martin perceives her overly sexualised persona to be comedy and says men hardly ever slip into her DMs now because they are intimidated by her.
However, it's Ms Martin who has had the last laugh because thanks to her fame and popularity, with fans across the globe, she earns an eye-watering $2,059,700 every year from OnlyFans and paid advertisements on Instagram.
“My marriage ended, so I bought some boobies and I hired a personal trainer,” Ms Martin said.
“The way I feel about myself comes from within. I have always thought my inner beauty and personality was awesome. I just like making the outside match how I feel about myself inside already.
“Eventually my Instagram account and modelling career blossomed. I reinvested all my money in growing my brand and social media accounts – shooting all over the United States. This was before the time of OnlyFans. I received so much judgement for my Instagram because at the time no one really understood what I was doing. I knew I could turn this into a career.”
Ms Martin said some men were embarrassed to date her because of her loud and raunchy online persona, but claims she now has millions of adoring fans.
“No one says much nowadays other than that they are a ‘fan.' I’m pretty sure taken or single men wouldn’t really say much to me because I’m kind of intimidating,” she said.
Ms Martin, who has a degree in criminal justice and international relations, is often compared to Hollywood starlet Scarlett Johansson and is also referred to as the ‘Thicc Black Widow’ – in reference to the Marvel films the actress stars in.
Thanks to her hard work, Ms Martin now lives a life of luxury but despite it all she insists that beauty is not defined by the outside appearance.
“I feel so proud. I literally made a brand and a business just off being myself and entertaining people on social media,” she said.
“I took so many gambles and I invested so much into being successful in this industry and now it has all paid off.
“On OnlyFans I make over six figures every month.
“Beauty radiates from within. There are millions of girls out there with good looks and amazing surgeries but what makes you stand out is your inner beauty and personality so don’t forget to show those off too.”
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