Saffron Autumn Barker (born 24 July 2000) is an English YouTuber.
Career[edit | edit source]
Born2Blush[edit | edit source]
In the early 2010s, Barker formed a band named ‘Born2Blush’ alongside Libby Whitehouse, Jazmine Tiley, and Georgia McNamara, whom she’d known since she was three years old. They have appeared in multiple national level singing competitions in England. In May 2014, the group started a YouTube channel and uploaded a cover of 'Uptown Funk' by Bruno Mars. Their first single, '24seven' was released on YouTube in March 2015, however the band split shortly after.
YouTube[edit | edit source]
Barker created her main channel in July 2015, shortly after leaving Born2Blush and was able to reach the 1 million subscriber mark two years later. As of August 2019, she has over 2 million subscribers and over 400 million video views.
Strictly Come Dancing[edit | edit source]
On 1 August 2019, it was announced that Barker would be a contestant on the seventeenth series of Strictly Come Dancing.
Writing[edit | edit source]
In 2017, Barker wrote her own book, titled Saffron Barker Vs Real Life: My Perfectly Filtered Life (Sort Of. But Not Really at All).
Personal life[edit | edit source]
From 2015 to 2016, Barker was in a relationship with fellow internet personality, Jake Mitchell.