Anak kawan sekolah aku dapat menatang ni. Terkejut besar ayah dia bila menatang ni sampai rumah. Dah la budak tu sekolah lagi??. Pandai betul budak-budak sekarang???? pic.twitter.com/nWc2Qrs6Pi— Sloop Zarn G (@zarn_G) August 1, 2022
He elaborated that his friend had not been initially enthusiastic about his daughter’s pursuits but had warmed up to the idea after many commenters showed support and explained the matter to him as after all, the kid has talent.
The YouTube channel that received this coveted prize was Milo Ices, a channel with animated drawings. According to the channel’s about section, the creator behind the channel is Husna Nadira who cutely mentioned that she only uploads during holidays, probably due to too much schoolwork.
The Netizen also explained that the channel had only been created last year on 25 February 2021 during the lockdown but has already amassed more than 16.2 million views so far, no mean feat in today’s digital age which is flooded with numerous channels all vying for views. Husna managed to achieve this success despite her young age of fifteen.
Tu la dia. Kawan aku check tadi channel baru buat tahun lepas. Maknanya waktu PKP/B. Tapi view dah lebih 16 juta. Umur baru nak amik PMR tahun ni?? pic.twitter.com/5tLIQiDj5D— Sloop Zarn G (@zarn_G) August 1, 2022
Her content is mostly made up of an animated character with a Jalur Gemilang-patterned face that we take to represent the average Malaysian. Her short clips are simple yet unique, creative, and even funny like this video of annoying situations we face when taking flights:
On top of receiving a nice shiny trophy, Husna is apparently making some big bucks as YouTube pays their creators who apply and are accepted into their YouTube Partner Program.
According to Social Blade, a website that tracks social media statistics and analytics, the channel is estimated to make anywhere from $300-$4.8k a month which is approximately RM1.3k-RM21.3k.
Wow, when we were fifteen we were probably still begging our parents for money to go to Mekdi! What an inspiration!
Image source: @husna.nadiraa,@milo_ices