Molly Burke

Who is Molly Burke?

Molly Burke is a motivational speaker and a youtuber. She was diagnosed with retinitis pigmentosa when she was young that causes loss of vision. She lost her eyesight when she was 14 years old. She fought all the obstacles on her way. She creates videos on the challenges without vision, fashion, makeup, her everyday life with her pets, parents and family.  

YouTube Channel Summary

Molly Burke 

NameMolly Burke 
NationalityUnited States
OccupationYouTuber / motivational speaker
Channel Molly Burke Channel link given below 
Years Active2014 – present 
Subscribers1.9 million + 
AchievementGold and silver play buttons 
Total Videos508+ 
Total Views180 million +

Top Questions

  1. Is Molly Burke blind?  

Ans- . Molly Burke was diagnosed with retinitis pigmentosa when she was 4 and is almost blind. 

  1. What does Molly Burke do for a living? 

Ans- Molly is a YouTuber, author and a motivational speaker. 

Interesting Facts

  • Molly Burke released her audio book in the year 2019 named ‘It’s not what it looks like’. 
  • She has a dog named Gallop and a cat named Lavender. 
  • She is part of the TV series ‘Unfiltered’. 
  • Her first guide dog Gypsy is very close to her heart.
  • Her first job was as a camp counselor in YMCA. 
  • She loves makeup, fashion and shopping. 
  • She also advocates for the disability rights. 


  •  Oakville YMCA Award for Peace in the year 2009. 
  • Miss Teen Canada International in the year 2010. 
  • Breakout YouTuber in the Shorty Awards 2018. 
  • Lifestyle category in the Shorty Awards 2019. 


Yet to be updated
Car and BikeYet to be updated
TripsSan Francisco, California
Celebrity MeetingsCarl Wolf 

Molly Burke Biodata

Personal Information

NameMolly Jane Lucy Burke 
Nick nameMolly 
ProfessionMotivational speaker / YouTuber 
Famous For Spokesperson for Foundation Fighting Blindness Canada 
Birth DateFebruary 8, 1994
Born Place Oakville, Ontario, Canada 
Zodiac SignAquarius 
HometownOakville, Ontario
Current cityLos Angeles
Marital StatusUnmarried
NationalityCanadian and Irish 
Dream To become an actress or model
Net worth$422k

Molly Burke Family & Their profession

FatherPeter Burke 
MotherNiamh Burke 
BrotherBrady Burke 
SisterYet to be updated

Boyfriend/ Husband


Physical Stats

Height4 feet 10 inches 
Hair ColorDark brown
Eye colorBrown

Qualifications and Education

SchoolW. Ross McDonald School 
CollegeDid not attend 
QualificationsHigh school graduate
Yet to be updated 
SkillsPublic speaking

Favorite Things

Favorite actor Yet to be updated
Favorite actress Ellen DeGeneres
Favorite foodSushi and Indian 
Ultimate goal To educate, motivate and inspire
Hobbies Rock climbing, Camping 
Favorite songYet to be updated
Favorite traveling destination Spain 
Favorite color Purple 
Favorite workoutSuspension yoga
Favorite movies Yet to be updated
Favorite YouTuber Ellen DeGeneres
Favorite Social media apps Favorite Twitter 
Favorite SingerEd Sheeran
Best friends Gallop 
Favorite TV serial Yet to be updated
Favorite animalElephant
Favorite dog breed Bernese Mountain Dog 
Favorite pet animalDog and cat 

Career and Struggles

  • Molly Burke was born in Oakville and had a pretty normal childhood until she was diagnosed with retinitis pigmentosa. 
  • She lost her vision gradually and almost completely when she was 14 years old. 
  • A lot of her friends in high school thought that she was faking it and bullied her a lot. 
  • Molly has shared a lot of experiences in her speeches. This put her life on a toll and she was pushed into depression. 
  • She was taken out of the school and she got a guide dog, Gypsy that helped her get through that phase. Soon, she joined a school for the blind and graduated. 
  • Molly was a public speaker since she was just 5. So, she got a job after high school to become a counselor. After that she became a motivational speaker. 
  • Her stories inspired millions until one day she fell from a stage and injured her neck. This made her afraid of stage and she took a break from her job. 
  • That is when she created a YouTube channel and also began her motivational business when she was 21. 

Income Sources

Brand CollaborationsSpokesperson for Dove in 2017Spokesperson for Girls Up by Special K
Own Companies/ BrandsMolly Burke Inc. 
YouTube Earnings monthly$1.18k
YouTube earning Yearly$14.16k
Net worth

Trolling/ Controversy :

Just like in high school, Molly Burke gets bullied and accused of not being blind by people who watch YouTube. But Molly is not a 14 year old anymore that gets shattered but is an entrepreneur who is inspiring lives. 

Interviews & Events:

Molly Burke has shared her experiences about growing up, dealing with depression and how she came out of it in many interviews. Some of them include her interviews with Allure, Insider and more. 

Social Media Profiles:

Social Media profilesLinksFollowers
1.9 million 

Contacts Details:
AddressYet to be updated
Contact no. Yet to be updated

Final Words: 

Molly’s motto is to educate, motivate and inspire. She definitely does that every single day of her life. Her battle with depression and how she overcame it is a lesson for all of us. 

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