Vicky Justiz is a popular fitness trainer and social media influencer, who is now planning her upcoming wedding with her long-term boyfriend, Jonathan Urra.
Early life and family
Vicky Justiz was born on 9 February 1995, in Moscow Russia – her zodiac sign is Aquarius. Vicky is half-Russian and half-Cuban, as her father, who was Cuban, met her mother when he stayed in Moscow, so Vicky was born there, but her family soon moved to Miami. While at high school she played soccer, but since she was around three years old her biggest passion has always been dancing, and she considered it was her first cardio training as she moved a lot, and that experience helped her considerably when she started working-out professionally.
After her matriculation in 2013 Vicky enrolled at the University of Miami, and graduated in 2017 with a BA in Hospitality Management, with a minor in Graphic Design. In the very beginning, Vicky studied biology as she wanted to become a neuroscientist, but then she understood that she needed something more active, and switched to event designing.
Becoming a certified personal trainer
When Vicky graduated, she had to decide whether to become a designer or event maker, or to go on and develop her YouTube career, as she posted her videos on her personal channel quite regularly. She opted to go further in her fitness career, and became a Certified Personal Trainer (CPT) after passing the National Academy of Sports Medicine (NASM) exams.
As of 2020, Vicky works as a full-time fitness trainer, and also sells her work-out programs on her personal website, which one can purchase for less than $100.
Social media success
Vicky launched her first YouTube channel in 2012, and started by uploading her videos about event designing, as she was working in that sphere while studying in college. However, she started it all over again, and created another channel for her professional fitness blogging. She uploads a lot of videos in which she explains the technique of performing various exercises for each part of the body. As of 2020, her fitness channel on YouTube has attracted over 1.22 million subscribers, while the number of videos is getting close to 200.
Among the most popular videos on her channel are “Exercises to Get a Smaller Waist – Ejercicios para abdomen y cintura” (almost 10 million views) and “MY secret to a tiny waist – By Vicky Justiz” (8.2 million). Her Instagram account “Vicky Justiz Fitness” has around 100,000 subscribers, while her personal account on which she shares her travelling details and personal photos has attracted almost 200,000 subscribers. She has signed several commercial contracts, and often published sponsored posts, advertising food supplements, various devices (such as Anker PowerPort, USB chargers, etc.) and many other products. Vicky tried to support another YouTube channel of hers – “Vicky Justiz VLOGS” – but it didn’t gain many subscribers, so she gave up on it.
Modelling for WomenBest
Vicky has said that she never really dreamt of being a model, but eventually started receiving invitatios to participate in photo shoots, as she became more and more popular in the sphere of fitness, and was invited to model in some fitness videos on other YouTube channels. She also appeared in local Miami sports magazines, becoming a model for WomenBest, a company which provides sports apparel and sports nutrition for women. Vicky often appears in the posts of the company’s Instagram account, promoting products, new sports clothing or nutrition supplements.
Personal life, fiancé Jonathan Urra
Vicky started dating Jonathan Urra in 2015 when they were both travelling to Italy on the same student program – Vicky says that it was love at first sight.
When they returned to Miami they continued dating, and Jonathan eventually proposed to Vicky in 2019, so as of 2020, they are planning their wedding.
Jonathan is a professional photographer and travel planner. Vicky and Jonathan share a lot of interests, and travelling is their biggest passion. Jonathan once wrote: ‘When we started going out we decided to live our lives to the max doing what we love. We’d much rather drunk off wine in Italy than do it in a club’. They’re saving money to buy a house, and also try to keep some funds for investments, as neither of them believes in retirement: ‘I don’t even know if I make it to tomorrow’, Jonathan once wrote on his Instagram account.
As to children, Vicky says that both of them are mainly focused on their careers, travelling and business development; she wants to have a big family, but will think about children after she turns 30.
Hobbies, favorite things and interesting facts
In one of her videos Vicky shared that counting calories didn’t work for her, as she always ended up not enjoying the food she ate, but counting the figures on her smartphone app, so she gave up on that. Her advice is to focus on whether the food is healthy or not, and that counting calories if one does a lot of work-outs is just a waste of time. Vicky also admitted that even though she has been doing fitness for many years already, she hasn’t reached her body goals yet, and thinks that she never will, because the process of body improvement is endless.
Vicky doesn’t have “cheat days” (when she lets herself to eat whatever she wants), while she sticks to the concept of conscious eating, when one just balances the whole process of eating and has a “cheat meal” once a week not to ruin the diet. When Vicky was younger, she wanted to become a wedding or event designer, as she was attracted to creative pursuits. Vicky travels a lot; she and her fiancé Jonathan have visited and enjoyed such countries as Russia, Italy, Germany and many more.
Vicky appeared in one of the episodes of the TV talk-show “The Doctors” in 2016. She is also very passionate about art, psychology and writing, and sometimes feels the pressure of being a fitness blogger as these passions do not fit in the ‘fitness blogger box’.
Appearance, clothing style
Vicky has naturally dark brown hair which she likes to bleach blonde, and has blue eyes. Vicky is 5ft 3ins (1.60m) tall, weighs around 125lbs (56kgs), and her vital statistics are 31-22-33. Vicky once shared that she didn’t care much about her weight, as her measurement were more important than the number she saw on the scales. She got her breast implants as soon as she turned 18. She also has under eyes fillers.
Net worth and salary
As of early 2020, Vicky’s net worth is estimated to be close to $300,000. Her YouTube channel helps her to earn around $4,000 per month, while a sponsored post on her Instagram account may cost up to $850.