YouTube Star

Rikki Poynter

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Age 32
Birthday July 161991
Birth Sign Cancer
City Germany
Country Germany
Profession YouTube Star

Rikki Poynter is a famous YouTube Star, born on July 16, 1991 in Germany. As of December 2022, Rikki Poynter’s net worth is $5 Million. She has been mentioned in several publications, including Upworthy, BBC and Mic News.

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Rikki Poynter Biography

YouTube deaf vlogger known for being a beauty blogger and vlogger. She later transitioned into lifestyle videos, including those about deafness and learning about deaf culture. Her channel has garnered over 4.6 million views. Rikki Poynter (born 1991) is a deaf YouTuber and activist. She began as a beauty vlogger and is now a lifestyle vlogger with a focus on Deaf awareness, accessibility, and the importance of Closed Captioning..

She was born in Kirchheimbolanden, Germany and raised in Claremont, California.

In 2014, Poynter began making videos about this issue and advocating it on her social media platforms. Her goals are to teach YouTubers about the importance of Closed Captions and to increase the number of creators that caption their content. Her efforts include sending emails and handwritten letters to popular YouTube stars to tell them about the challenges of the lack of captions for the Deaf community on YouTube and to give information on how they can caption their videos. She has also contacted YouTube itself regarding improving their automatic captioning system.

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In 2014, Poynter uploaded her first video speaking about her deafness. She rebranded her YouTube channel, which now covers a variety of topics relating to Deaf culture, Deaf issues, Closed Captioning, and other lifestyle topics. In her videos, Poynter shares her own personal stories about being Deaf. Her videos are described as using humor and snark to highlight challenges facing the deaf/Deaf/Hard of Hearing (d/Deaf/HoH) community and to debunk misconceptions.

Rikki Poynter Net Worth

Rikki Poynter is one of the richest YouTube Star & listed on most popular YouTube Star. According to our analysis, Wikipedia, Forbes & Business Insider, Rikki Poynter‘s net worth $5 Million.

Net Worth $5 Million
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Source of Income YouTube Star
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She made her first video about deaf culture in 2014.

In 2014, Poynter uploaded her first video speaking about her deafness. She rebranded her YouTube channel, which now covers a variety of topics relating to Deaf culture, Deaf issues, Closed Captioning, and other lifestyle topics. In her videos, Poynter shares her own personal stories about being Deaf. Her videos are described as using humor and snark to highlight challenges facing the deaf/Deaf/Hard of Hearing (d/Deaf/HoH) community and to debunk misconceptions.

In addition to online advocacy, Poynter speaks about Deaf issues and Closed Captioning at events. At VidCon 2015, Poynter led a workshop called “Lights, Camera, Caption!” for creators to learn about Deaf culture, the importance of Closed Captioning, and how to do caption content. In 2016, she led the workshop again, and also participated on the panel Disabilities on YouTube. At Buffer Festival, she was part of the Science and Education panel in 2015, and the Women on YouTube panel in 2016. In 2015, Poynter also gave a talk at Lycoming College about accessibility and deaf issues such as captioning, sign language access and police brutality.

Her efforts have attracted attention by mainstream media, including ABC News, BBC News, and Huffington Post. It has also gotten the attention of high-profile YouTubers such as Laci Green, Tyler Oakley, and Tanya Burr. In January 2015, Oakley released a video saying that he has captioned all of his videos and encouraged other YouTubers to do the same, citing Poynter and her video “Deaf Accessibility on YouTube” as one of the reasons he was motivated to do so. Poynter states that although there is often a lack of response and action from those that she has contacted, Closed Captioning awareness is improving.

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Ranked on the list of most popular YouTube Star. Also ranked in the elit list of famous celebrity born in Germany. Rikki Poynter celebrates birthday on July 16 of every year.

In September 2016, Poynter launched the #NoMoreCraptions campaign to fight against poor Closed Captioning, including ones that are positioned incorrectly, that lack proper grammar and punctuation, and that include unnecessary comments and/or jokes. The video and campaign explained how to caption videos with Federal Communications Commission guidelines, called on viewers to contact YouTubers they watch to improve or include captions, and invited other YouTubers to make their own #NoMoreCraptions videos. Two days after the campaign began, there were 47 #NoMoreCraptions videos made by other YouTubers in support of the initiative.

How did Rikki Poynter became deaf?

Background. Poynter was first diagnosed with hearing loss at age 11, genetically inherited from a deaf parent. She describes her deafness as severe in her right ear and moderate to severe in her left ear.

What has Rikki Poynter done for the deaf community?

Through her efforts with YouTube and digital technology, Poynter has been able to find a supportive community of other young people while also pushing for inclusion deaf and hard of hearing individuals the world over. Advice to decision makers: “I want the people with higher connections to look at us as human.

When was Rikki Poynter born?

1991 (age 31 years)

You may read full biography about Rikki Poynter from Wikipedia.
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