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Upper Loire. The top 10 most followed Altiligérian influencers on social networks

They accumulate millions of followers and views on YouTube, TikTok, Instagram, Facebook or Snapchat. They were “ordinary” Aliligériens before making themselves known virtually and, often, having made it their profession. They went from the darkness of their room to the light of ring lights.

We therefore spare you here the institutional accounts (of the communities in particular) and those of Altiligerians known for another activity (the sportsmen in particular), to concentrate on these young and old people of Haute-Loire who have become “creators of content “.

1. Mathieu Sommet: 1.57 million subscribers on YouTube

With 1.57 million subscribers to his YouTube channel, the videographer from Monistrol-sur-Loire flies over the rankings. Especially since he also has 604,000 Facebook subscribers and 104,000 on Instagram.

And what made it so successful was “Hi Geeks,” a carefully edited series of funny videos that garnered millions of views over six years. Mathieu Sommet then launched, UFOan equally humorous series but more focused on current events and social events.

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2. Bruno Maltor: on TikTok, he takes 384,000 subscribers on a trip

In Haute-Loire, it is no longer presented. Because, despite his hundreds of thousands of subscribers, Bruno Maltor never ceases to highlight the department. And his credo is travel. He was also voted best travel influencer at the Travel d’Or last year. And of course filmed in Haute-Loire, highlighting the emblematic Altiligérian places.

But he has also visited more than 65 countries, which he has introduced to his subscribers on YouTube for ten years. He also knows how to diversify: he published a card game on the theme of tourism in 2020 and launched a clothing brand last November.

If he broke through on YouTube, where he has nearly 260,000 subscribers, it is on TikTok that he is the most followed, with 384,000 subscribers. And 358,000 people follow him on Instagram.

3. Sandry Riffard: the tattoo artist with 313,000 Instagram followers

He has been a tattoo artist for eight years and opened his salon, Beyond Reality, in 2012 in Le Puy-en-Velay. With a predilection for macabre ultra-realism. Skulls, frightening faces, gloomy seabeds, bloody organs, which he photographs or films and which pleases on Instagram. Sandry Riffard’s show is followed by 313,000 people there.

4. 252,000 people watch the advice of carpenter Olivier Verdier

Olivier Verdier is a carpenter in Cerzat, in Langeadois on the banks of the Allier. He shares his know-how with more than 252,000 people on YouTube.

Making a frame for a painting, fitting out an office, designing and installing a wooden gate… He publishes tutorials that retrace all the stages of his projects. And his videos have accumulated nearly 38 million views!

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5. Flavien Boizard: his choreographies seduce 165,000 people on TikTok

He is young and a dancer. TikTok was made for him!

Flavien Boizard started dancing at In-Studio Dance Community (IDC) in Monistrol-sur-Loire. A high school student in Leonardo da Vinci, he took advantage of his free time, during the first confinement, to post TikTok videos. And they immediately went viral.

Today, more than 165,000 people are addicted to his choreographies.

6. “Outro Media” deciphers rap news for 64,000 TikTok subscribers

Maxime and Flavien Depeyre are two brothers from Espaly-Saint-Marcel. They launched in 2020 Other Mediaentirely dedicated to rap culture.

On TikTok, YouTube and Instagram, they decipher rap news, deliver anecdotes about rappers, analyze albums.

Their videos, dynamic and well edited, please: Other Media has 64,000 TikTok followers, 10,000 on Instagram and nearly 7,000 on YouTube.

7. Guillaume Redon: his daily life as a sheep breeder followed by 59,000 subscribers on YouTube

“I cut trees but not only…”, “I get the manure out of the building before the bad weather”, “Big breakdown on the tractor, what do I do? »… Guillaume Redon shares with Internet users his daily life as a sheep breeder in Saugues.

After taking over the family farm, he began making videos to inspire young farmers to join the ranks of an aging profession. Then, as the views multiplied, he improved the quality of his videos, investing in a more powerful camera and even a drone.

And it pays off: Guillaume Redon now has nearly 59,000 subscribers on YouTube and nearly 25,000 on Instagram.

8. An influencer mom with 35,000 Insta subscribers

She lives in Le Puy-en-Velay and has three children (the youngest was born in December). And on her Instagram account “lucieg.momlife”, Lucie is an influencer mom. She takes pictures of herself in advantageous postures, posts pictures of her children, touts this or that brand of cosmetics, multiplying product placements and advertising content.

The life of the young mother is followed by 35,000 people on Instagram.

9. Alex Valentin, the model with 28,000 fans

Spotted while he was on vacation, Alex Valentin, originally from Malvalette, began with the election (won), in 2015, of Model Elegance Auvergne. With a devastating smile and an imposing build, the young man is now a model and lives in Paris.

His polished photos have won nearly 28,000 fans on Instagram.

10. 28,000 subscribers for Arthur Bérard, “agri-YouTuber”

Like Guillaume Redon, Arthur Bérard is a farmer. He also films his daily life and puts it online on his YouTube channel, “AgriBeauFix 43”.

It all started four years ago when his father, a partner in the Gaec Au Beau Fix, specializing in dairy production, asked him to make some videos to show the reality of agricultural work in Haute-Loire.

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Since then, the young man has perfected his techniques and his equipment and offers his videos to 28,000 subscribers.

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