My daughter, 3, is a TikTok influencer and already earns a wage – now her newborn brother is getting in on the action | The Sun

A toddler TikTok already earning a wage for her Scottish quips has a new income stream – 'happy birthday' video requests.

Ivy Connelly, three, has amassed 126,000 followers on her account, 'Ivy the Scottish toddler' and is regularly recognised in supermarkets and on the street.

And now she's joined on her TikTok videos by baby brother, Nolan, who was born just five weeks ago.

Sam, a nurse, from Greenock, Inverclyde, said she hopes Nolan will follow in his sister's footsteps.

Ivy, who loves using Scots slang, entertains viewers with her antics and has earned £1,000 so far which her mum says the little one will use on her holidays next year.

She is now earning £25 a pop wishing people a happy birthday after mum, Sam Connelly, 34, started receiving requests as far away as the USA.


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Ivy has now racked up 9.1 million likes and earns up to £250 a month.

Proud Sam said: "Obviously, we think she is funny – she is a little character.

"I didn't think other people would think she is funny but we get loads of messages saying she is hilarious.

"Even when we are in the supermarket, people will come up to us and say hello and ask for a selfie.

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"We had a birthday party for her in June and people were coming out to us and asking for selfies.

"She is some sort of celebrity bit to us she is our little girl.

"We had someone from America pay for Ivy to say happy birthday to her – it's crazy."

Sam began using TikTok properly in 2021, after initially used it for friends and family.

Mum-of-two Sam says she plans to have Nolan involved in the action and will continue to TikTok as long as Ivy keeps enjoying it.

She said: "He has been getting in a few of the videos.

"There is one of them saying how much she loves him but he is sleeping most of the time.

"If he starts to be cheeky he will be in the videos too. He is relaxed compared to Ivy – she is trouble.

"She is a normal wee girl who goes to nursery. She has no idea that people know how hilarious she is.

"A lot of kids watch her and love her so they will come over and talk to her.

"This is all about her, she likes being funny but obviously the older she gets if she doesn't want to do it I will stop.

"It is getting harder to film her as she is getting a wee attitude and so cheeky so it's harder to catch her on video now."

Ivy shot to fame with a video of her crying after pet dog Alfie snatched her lolly away racked up millions of views.

Sam said: "We were howling at it.

"It's got 7.1million views.

"She's absolutely sobbing, saying 'Alfie stole my lolly'.

"It is chaos at home."

Recently, Ivy earned £25 after a fan in America requested a video of her saying happy birthday.

So far is has been booked via Instagram, but now Sam has set her up a Vimeo account.

Sam says people will ask to send Ivy gifts, something she does not accept due to safety.

She said: ""So many people have sent messages to say how much they would miss her videos and to say it cheers them up.

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"Brands have sent gifts. The general public have offered but we haven't taken that.

"We have been sent a star light for her room which she loves, she receives outfits and people will send her stuff to promote."

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