mashable.com - 7 days ago
Why this 70-year-old South Korean grandma is one of YouTube's latest stars
Meet one of South Korea's most unlikely YouTube stars.
From make-up tutorials, holiday vlogs to outdoor adventures, there's nothing 70-year-old grandmother Park Makrae isn't up for. Park was first encouraged by her granddaughter to make videos as a way to stave off dementia — something that was prevalent in her family. Her first video, a vlog of her trip to Australia with her 27-year-old granddaughter Kim Yura, quickly racked up thousands of likes, with many praising her sense of humour and her sunny attitude. (Click for English subtitles.) Less than six months later, Park — who goes by the adorable name Korea Grandma online — has almost 300,000 followers on YouTube. One of her most popular videos, in which she shares her "everyday makeup look" has almost 2 million views. "My grandmother [is] just like us.
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