If you’re anything like me, you’ve probably spent a large part of quarantine going down the rabbit hole known as YouTube.
Over the years, I’ve noticed a lot of YouTubers end up moving to Los Angeles or New York because those are supposedly the places where large management companies are. But Charlotte has many excellent YouTubers, too.
Here are 15 of my favorites.
(1) Ashlynne Eaton
Ashlynne is from Canada but moved to Charlotte several years ago. Her channel focuses on minimalism and intentional living. She’s done videos like 10 Tips to Eliminate Visual Clutter and What’s on my iPhone – Minimalist Edition.
Check out this channel if: You want to feel refreshed in the new year or want to do some decluttering around your house.
(2) Azlia Williams
Azlia’s channel covers a wide variety of lifestyle topics, from fitness to hair care to apartment deep clean videos.
Check out this channel if: You enjoy a good mix of content.
(3) Bianca Franco
Bianca Franco is a 24-year-old lifestyle vlogger who chronicles life in Charlotte with her fiancé Collin. Her most popular uploads are her weekly vlogs.
Check out this channel if: You enjoy day-in-the-life videos and wedding content.
(4) Chris Rodarte
Charlotte has become quite the foodie city, and Chris’ channel aims to share his love of food and his must-try spots with viewers.
Check out this channel if: You’re looking for foodie content with a side of lifestyle.
(5) Erika Michelle
Navigating college can be difficult, especially during these unprecedented times. Erika Michelle, a junior at UNC Charlotte vlogs about her life as a college student and shares helpful videos like How to Succeed in Online School and Quick and Easy Meals for College Students.
Check out this channel if: You’re curious about life at UNC Charlotte or looking to relive your college days.
(6) Houston Ray
Houston Ray is a super talented cityscape and portrait photographer who’s known for his moody yet vibrant shots. His YouTube channel focuses on sharing his photography knowledge through tutorials and POV videos.
Check out this channel if: You’re thinking about getting into photography or if you want to see Charlotte from Houston’s artistic perspective.
(7) Johana Sellers
Johana Sellers is a 23-year-old fashion and lifestyle vlogger who shares videos of her outings with friends, makeup tips and routines and clothing hauls.
Check out this channel if: You enjoy videos about life as a 20-something living in Charlotte.
Realtor.com recently ranked Charlotte as the No. 3 housing market going into 2021. Realtor and self-proclaimed housing market expert, Sasa Mujanovic shares videos that teach you everything you need to know about Charlotte’s booming real estate.
Check out this channel if: You’re thinking about buying a house, or just like learning about real estate. (We at the Agenda sure do.)
(9) Natalie Barbu
Since quitting her job as a technology analyst at Accenture in 2019, Natalie Barbu has taken on YouTube as a full-time job. The 24-year-old entrepreneurship and lifestyle vlogger now has more than 288,000 subscribers.
Check out this channel if: You enjoy vlogs, house hunting videos, and learning about entrepreneurship.
(10) Patience Iliah
Patience, a junior at UNC Charlotte has a budding YouTube channel where she vlogs about her life as a college student and shares her fitness and nutrition routines.
Check out this channel if: You want to see what student life at UNC Charlotte is like.
Ashley’s channel is dedicated to all things plants — from propagating to plant hauls to explainer videos, she’ll help you cultivate your green thumb. I love the collaboration videos she does with other plant lovers where they discuss their favorite plant varieties.
Check out this channel if: You’re looking to learn about the best house plants for your lifestyle or if you share a plant obsession.
(12) Sydney Cummings
Sydney Cummings, a certified personal trainer and nutrition specialist, posts daily workout videos with the goal of making fitness more accessible. She has over 800k YouTube subscribers known as the Sydney Squad and owns a fitness media company with her fiancé called Royal Change.
Check out this channel if: You want to get your rear in gear for the New Year.
(13) Victoria B. Eyo
Victoria is a licensed real estate agent in North and South Carolina and her channel takes viewers to a host of properties in every price range.
Check out this channel if: You love home walkthroughs and lifestyle content.
(14) Wessli-Ann Singleton
Wessli-Ann is a lifestyle vlogger who documents her life in Charlotte with her husband Zack and dog Bentley. In one vlog, she even linked up with fellow Charlotte vlogger Bianca Franco. We love a good crossover episode.
Check out this channel if: You live vicariously through vlogs.
(15) Work For Your Beer
Mel and Alicia are here to prove that working out and enjoying beer don’t have to be mutually exclusive activities. The drinking duo scouts out “brewery workouts” and travels all over town to work for their beer.
Check out this channel if: You enjoy beer and working out.