15 People Who Shot To fame Because Of Famous Memes And What Are They Doing Now

Hey there, meme lovers! How are you doing? Oh dang, what a wastage of question. Meme lovers are always doing fantastic. You cannot have their face drooping when you are walking down the memory lane with ultra successful memes who made you crack up like crazy.

This compilation will make you feel all shades of lovely.

 1: Success Kid

Sammy Griner instantly shot to fame when his mother put his picture online and it spread like wildfire.


2: Disaster Girl

This picture was taken by Zoe Roth’s father having the training session of fire department as background. It became famous very soon when it was featured in JPG magazine.


3: Scumbag Steve

Featuring Blake Boston, this snap was taken for a 2011 rap group, Beantown Mafia and well it was taken by hiss mother.


4: Bad Luck Brian

This picture of Kyle Craven was posted by his classmate online and soon enough was doing rounds online in 2012.


5: Overly Attached Girlfriend

Young lady Laina Walker instantly shot to fame when one of her YouTube videos went viral in which she performed a cover of “Boyfriend” for a competition announced by Justin Bieber.


6: “Ermahgerd”

This snap of a young woman being overly enthusiastic about the books she is holding became famous. People imagined that her braces will lead to some problem is speech and hence, she would pronounce it Ermahgerd.


7: Outraged girl

This picture of actress Mia Talerico was one of the most popular images on the internet in 2010. It is actually a shot from her TV show Good Luck Charlie.


8: Dissatisfied McKayla

In the 2012 London Olympics, McKayla Maroney was convinced that she will win the gold medal but she ended up on the second place instead and hence, the disappointed face.


9: Good Guy Greg

Good guy Greg is supposedly a commercial fisherman. However, his identity remains disputed till date.


10: First World Problems Girl

There are a lot of versions of this meme but the most popular one remains this. It was used by Buzzfeed originally and then from there it took off. The beautiful actress in the meme is Silvia Bottini.


11: Hipster Barista

Dustin Mattson works at Octane Coffee down south in Atlanta. The meme started to spread from Quickmeme and then from there, it caught the eyes of Redditors. The rest is history.

Apparently, he wasn’t very happy about it, “I do find it discouraging and disappointing that there was so much exposure brought to an attempt at making a joke of a culinary industry and the professional barista. To me, it’s very telling on how we laud farm-to-table food, craft beer, cocktail mixology, but it’s ok to have no respect for the specialty coffee world and the people who are committed to it.”


12: College Freshman

His name is Griffin Kiritsy and he wrote a blog about how his meme became so popular..

“The story behind the picture is the worst part though. I did this interview over the phone and I thought that was the end of it, but a few weeks later the guy who set me up with the interview called and said a photographer was coming to take my picture.

“No big deal” I told this guy, “I can pose for a few snapshots.” Little did I know that the f*cking Picasso of photos was coming to frame me for this shot, and I ended up on Thompson Hall lawn in the middle of the day in the middle of the week. For those of you who aren’t UNH-ers, it’s like walking in the middle of Main Street during rush hour.

And I was there while he took 137,000 photos. Talk about committing social suicide as a first semester freshman. F*ck me.”


13: Successful Black Man

Graduating with a degree in electrical engineering, he now lives in Texas and works for General Electrics.


14: Side-Eye Chloe


This is a shot from the video her mother uploaded on YouTube in which her mother tells that they are going Disneyland. her sister Lily starts crying and Chloe fails to understand the drama.

15: Clarity Clarence

The original picture was submitted to Australia Associated Press when they were covering Schoolies festival. This goes way back to 2011.