Who is Hannah Cranston?
Hannah Michelle Cranston was born on 15 February 1991, in Los Angeles, California, USA and is a YouTube personality, best known for being the host as well as the executive producer of the YouTube channel ThinkTank. Prior to her work there, she was also a frequent guest host on the channel The Young Turks, hosting the segment “Stylogue”.
The Net Worth of Hannah Cranston
How rich is Hannah Cranston? As of early-2019, sources estimate a net worth that is over $700,000, earned through a successful career on YouTube; her online fame has given her numerous opportunities including television appearances. As she continues her endeavors, it is expected that her wealth will also continue to increase.
Early Life, Education, and Career Beginnings
There is limited information about Hannah’s childhood and family, though it is known that she was raised in Los Angeles alongside a younger sister in a middle class family. At a young age, she developed aspirations towards the sciences – specifically, she wanted to try and become a marine biologist, to study organisms in the sea, marine life, focusing mainly on the environment.
It is a large field primarily due to the fact that most of the earth is covered by the ocean. Science has proven that marine life is a great resource for raw materials, food, and medicine. However, things would take a different turn for her growing up. After matriculating from high school, she enrolled at the Durham, North Carolina-based Duke University, and studied for a degree in Psychology and minor in Economics. It was during her time there that she began working with The Young Turks channel, kick-starting her career towards production and hosting.
The Young Turks is a commentary and news program on YouTube, and what began as a simple news program channel would evolve into the multi-channel TYT network, which focuses on current events. The program is known for their anti-establishment stance, and also had a radio focused arm before it fully put their attention towards YouTube. The popularity of the show has made it available to various digital cable networks, and in 2010 the channel TYT University was created as an offshoot from the main channel, focusing primarily on university students. During this time, it was Ana Kasparian and John Iadarola who were helming the show.
In 2014, Cranston began working in TYT University as a production intern, but during this time it was only Iadarola who was left hosting the show. She was eventually promoted to become a host at the same time TYT University started catering to a wider audience, leading it to be rebranded to ThinkTank. She became a fulltime co-host as a result, and also become an executive producer of the show. The rebranding proved successful, as it lead to a sharp rise in their subscription numbers. They started tackling various topic,s including social issues, relationships, science, politics, and other current events.
While Hannah is primarily focused on ThinkThank, the channel’s association to The Young Turks has also led her to work with the main channel. She has done production work for other subsidiaries of the TYT network, and even its main program. She ‘s also done guest hosting work, appearing in several shows such as “The Point” and “TYT Sports” which is as the name denotes, a channel more focused on sports news. She’s also frequently worked as a guest in “What The Flick?”, which is a channel focused on recent and upcoming films. She’s also hosted the lifestyle and fashion channel of the TYT network called “Styleogue”.
Aside from her work on YouTube, she has also become a regular contributor to “The Huffington Post” in which she’s been very active in being a critic of the Trump administration; the website is a popular news and opinion website and blog, covering a variety of topics. In 2016, her online fame led to her television debut, becoming a host of FOX TV’s news magazine show entitled “Top 30”. The program was aired as a test run in which she appeared alongside reporter Cynthia LuCiette and comedian Kevan Moezzi. In 2018, it was reported that she was removed from the TYT network, and has since moved to podcasting, hosting the “Too Much to Handle” podcast.
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Personal Life and Social Media
For her personal life, it is known that Cranston is in a relationship as she has revealed through various posts in social media. She enjoys giving her followers updates on the developments in her romantic life, though tries not to give too much information away. As seen in her writings and opinion shows, she’s identified herself as a feminist with a strong stance against America’s current government. She’s also an avid traveler, and has visited over 30 countries, with some of her favorite destinations including Israel, Peru, and Botswana.
She also mentions that she is an early riser and owns a pet dog named Charlie. Her favorite food is Nachos and it has remained her favorite despite all of her frequent travels. Similar to numerous online personalities, she is active online through accounts on social media websites such as Instagram, Facebook, and Twitter. The websites give a bit of insight into her personal life as she shares, photos, updates, and some of her day to day endeavors. She also uses the platforms to promote her work.