If you were a fan of the discontinued six-second video app that was introduced in 2013, you’ve certainly met one of its most important creators and sensations, Nick Colletti. He became incredibly famous thanks to the app that no longer exists.
Nick dominated the platform and was the unofficial “King of the Vines” with over 1.9 million followers and nearly 2 billion loops. He is also a comedian and musician; here you will find everything you need to know about the Viner who became a musician.
Who Is Nick Colletti?
Nick Colletti has been able to turn his Vine fame into new opportunities by seeking income from platforms with better monetization models such as YouTube and Instagram. Although the platform that introduced him to the mainstream no longer exists today, we are grateful for the time it took; especially for introducing us to him and other super-fun creators like Logan Paul, Liza Koshy, Lele Pons, Amanda Cerny, Cody Ko, Shawn Mendes, and Christine Sydelko.
Things You Need To Know About Nick
Age and Early Life
The former Viner was born on July 9, 1994, in Honolulu, Hawaii, as Nicholas Colletti, but grew up in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. Even as a child he was in love with music and was interested in everything to do with sound and film, in other words, in exploring his creative abilities. He began making music videos and honing his musical talent. Nick also has an innate ability to break his ribs and often stage his friends with a wealth of funny jokes and anecdotes.
With his musical and comedic skills, coupled with a captivating way of communicating with audiences and fans, he became a celebrity within a very short time after his appearance on the Internet.
His Activities On Vine
Nick Colletti became known through his work on the video-sharing platform. His relationship with the LA-based music producer and dubstep DJ Getter (you’ll learn more about their friendship soon) has further enhanced his fame. The six-second video app was discontinued in late 2016 and archived in January 2017. After its discontinuation, Colletti left Colletti to pursue a music career under the name Yung Thud.
However, his fame has spread to other platforms, such as Twitter, where he has a 474k follower, and the picture-sharing website Instagram with a 530k follower. He is also known on the video-sharing website YouTube with more than 52,000 subscribers. Of course, these numbers are on the rise and will continue to rise in the near future.
Bromance With Getter
Getter, whose real name is Tanner Petulla and Nick Colletti, first met on Twitter (surprisingly not in Vine, where their friendship was popularized). They followed each other for a while, got to know each other, and finally met in real life, although their friendship with their famous Vine, called “Suh Dude”, broke into the mainstream. The expression “Suh Dude” is colloquial for “what’s up dude?
After they met, they became super close and inseparable, and they also have some creative collaborations with each other, including a clothing line, music, and touring. Their unique sense of humor also sparked a creative movement across the country.
Aside from being a musician (known by his pseudonym Terror Reid), DJ and music producer, Nick’s buddy Getter was also part of the web series DJ World, created by Fillion Francis. He founded his own record label in 2017 and also owns a clothing line called Trippy Burger. Too many successes in his young life, one would say; the brilliant and talented guy was born in April 1993.
The duo also included the famous phrase “Suh Dude” in their various ventures, even as a merchandise for their clothing brand. The brand sells “Suh Dude” shirts and other official “Suh Dude” items.
Colletti forged his own music career and became known as a rapper with a number of works, including a popular music video for the song “Wooby Woo”. He uses the pseudonym Yung Turd and is known for the hip-hop and trap rap genre. His discography includes 3 albums (Gas, Tears, Ghost – all released in 2016) and an EP – Halo. His most notable singles are Suh My Fuh Dih Bih (2006), Hood Rich (2006), and Shamoo (2017).