The covid-19 pandemic might have caused an economic crisis, the deaths of millions, and the loss of jobs to thousands but it also created an opportunity for creativity, especially in the utilization of the internet. Many would have ignored the lying potential of the internet were it not for social distancing and work-from-home rules imposed by the government. Justme Rod became optimistic about the regulations set by the government. Before the pandemic, he downloaded Tik Tok App and deleted it almost immediately. However, during the pandemic, he downloaded it again and tried posting short funny videos of his anxieties and worries. A few months later, he became a sensation, and years later, he rose to become one of the top celebrities on Tik Tok, Instagram, and other social platforms. Here is his story
Justme Rod Biography
Justme Rod, 32, whose real name is Rod Thill, is a Tik Tok and Instagram celebrity posting videos on the corporate culture of the united states and the millennials’ mental state. Being a millennial, he uploads short-funny videos showing the daily struggles of this generation. His videos have the motive of encouraging millennials by uploading videos they can relate to.
Justme Rod Age and Wife
Rod was born in 1991 and currently lives in Chicago. It might come as a surprise to many but Rod is a married man. He also has children whom he spends time with during his leisure. Rod is married to Melanie Thill and together they are blessed with twins, Howie and Hugo. They currently live in Pilsen.
Like most people, Education was Rod’s path to success. He went to college and studied sales and marketing. After graduating, Rod landed a job as a teacher but later left to become a sales representative, a job he did at the onset of his Tik Tok journey.
Justme Rod Rise to Fame
Becoming a Tik Tok star was almost instant. Rod posted his first video in March 2020 and later gained popularity in October of the same year. By the end of 2020, Rod had more than 300,000 followers on Tik Tok. He has managed to grow a large following by posting videos that relate to millennials, who are in the corporate world.
In an interview with Distractify, Rod stated that his videos are meant to help Millenials manage life and work stress such as worrying about aging and being fired at work for small mistakes. He also confessed that posting the videos helped him in dealing with his anxieties as he was going through struggles as well.
Post-pandemic, Rod thought of going back to his sales job as most Americans had done but his new venture pull was greater. He quit his job and decided to focus on growing himself as a brand. Rod joined Instagram where he now has more than 800k followers. He is also on Clubhouse and Triller. Rod has plans to open a YouTube Channel and start a Netflix Tv Show. His journey as a social media personality has opened him up to partnerships with globally recognized brands such as Spotify, Alpha Foods Chik’n Nuggets, and Move Over Martha.
Justme Rod Success and Net Worth
Presently, Rods Tik Tok (1.5 million followers) and overall online presence remain relevant. He does not worry about remaining relevant as he has plans to expand his influence. Quitting his job was never a mistake because it opened him up to money-making opportunities which have made him a celebrity and a millionaire. His net worth as of 2023 could be approximately $1 million.
Although Tik Tok is his main avenue, Rod has been expanding his content and thinking beyond social media. He has started investing in YouTube and a Tv pilot on Netflix. Other people doing well on Tik Tok are Lyanna Kea and Kalani Rodgers
Occupation: Social Media Influencer
Salary: $200,000 per year
Marital Status: Married
Height: approx 6 feet and 1 inches