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Jonathan and Anna Saccone-Joly have been filming their show, The Your browser does not currently recognize any of the video formats. Jonathan and Anna Saccone-Joly with their children, Emilia and . Jonathan is the one who does most of the filming and all the editing. The pair kept their millions of followers updated as Anna gave birth to her IRISH YouTube star Jonathan Joly has shared a snap of his three children meeting their new baby brother after live-tweeting his wife's labour. Saccone Joly fans were in a frenzy at the birth announcement. 'head could explode'.
Every single day they come in and hang out with us. We are talking to them; they are talking to us. They still remember the original subscribers, whom they know by name. He was born in Dublin inthe third of four children. The s recession in Ireland was pretty harsh.
At five or six you had to be an adult and take care of yourself. I will be more patient with her. The dogs will all be wearing their Christmas coats on the big day. Well, maybe this is my reward for that.
At 17 Jonathan moved out of the family home into a bedsit.
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He threw himself into his studies, part of which involved making a music video. That is when he met Anna, at a cocktail bar in Dublin, and he cast her in the video. Jonathan then applied to Arts University Bournemouth to do 3D animation, and they moved there in Jonathan Saccone-Joly films himself. Will Sanders Anna was 19 when she met Jonathan, and she had had a more comfortable upbringing. Her parents were academics. The family moved to Cork when Anna was eight because her mother was homesick, and that is where Anna grew up.
She did a foundation course in fashion at the Arts University, and while there began a fashion and beauty blog called the Style Diet.
It became a serious proposition when it was acquired by Google in In a year she built up a modest following of 10, subscribers. Will Sanders After Jonathan graduated they moved briefly to London, but he could not find animation work so they returned to Ireland, where he got a job at a production studio in Cork.
In the evenings he would work on their YouTube videos. I was thinking there must be a way to create a connection with the viewers.
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One day they were out walking the dog Albi, a Maltese whose eye was scratched out by a cat, is still with them; Sina and their puppies, Theo, Bianca, Nivea and Nuvola, arrived later.
The video resulted in a small spike in views. And when they hit 6, views two years later, things came to a head. They were invited on to a radio show, then a TV show, and this in turn promoted their channel.
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Maybe it's hard to imagine now because you guys mostly all know his sensitive side but that's not how he seemed on first impression. I on the other hand, was the ultimate good girl I was a total goody-goody However I was also at the time frustrated, unhappy and beginning to feel like my life was being lived by somebody else.
I was in a crappy relationship and had just started a college course that I had no interest in. Everything I did was to keep someone else happy I stayed with my ex-boyfriend because I thought my friends expected it of me, and I went to college because I thought that's what my parents wanted. Jonathan was one of the most refreshing and wonderful things that could ever have happened to me and after about a month of getting to know each other, I fell head over heels.
I remember telling him all of my secrets, my passions, my dreams for the future and feeling so shocked when he would sit back and say "so, what's stopping you?
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I'd come up with all kinds of excuses like I always did, "oh my parents wouldn't be happy" or "my friends would disapprove" or "what would people think of me I can't do that" and he would just laugh and tell me, you can do whatever you want to do.
What do you want to do? Jonathan is the reason why I've become a braver person and I'm still not that brave I have a long way to go! He is the reason I left college and went on to pursue a career in fashion styling. He's the reason I moved to Munich to intern at Ralph Lauren But most of all, he is one of the major reasons why I'm happy.