Lil Bub is famous rescue cat from the Instagram thanks to her unique face expression. She is also a movie star and appeared in a talk show. Lil Bub also raised around $300 thousand to ASPCA for special needs pets. In 2020, Lil Bub’s net worth is estimated to be around $200 thousand. Check out also how rich the other animal stars such as Doug the Pug, Jiffpom, and Manny the Frenchie are.
Path to fame
One of the breakthroughs of her career took place in 2011 when Lil Bub appeared on Reddit. Furthermore, Lil Bub became film star when the movie Lil Bub & Friendz has been released at Tribeca Film Festival. This unique cat also used it’s fame for good and raised around $700 thousand for animal organizations. Lil Bub had special appearance due to many deformities.
It had feline dwarfism and osteoporosis. Its lower lip was much smaller than its upper lip and the teeth never developed thus Lil Bub always had the tongue out. Sadly, in 2019, Lil Bub died at the age of 8 due to the bone infection. Lil Bubwas a feline celebrity who became popular mostly due to her cute droopy tongue expression and used its fame for a lot of charitable work.
Mike Bridavsky adopted Lil Bub in 2011 when she was in a bed conditions with several abnormalities. Mike took care of her and soon after making her own social account, Lil Bub became instant sensation all over the world. Lil Bub’s Instagram page amassed 2.4 million followers over the years. The account is still active and Mike is still promoting his charity work through Lil Bub’s account.
Lil Bub net worth increases over the last years
- 2017: $110 thousand
- 2018: $150 thousand
- 2019: $200 thousand
- 2020: $200 thousand
Sources of income, salary
Lil Bub’s main source of income is her Instagram account. This account is still active and Mike Bridavsky still uploads Lil Bub’s pictures to spread his charity message. Lil Bub also increased her net worth as she appeared in Good Morning America in 2012. In 2014, Lil Bub also made a calendar for Urban Outfitters.
Lil Bub spread joy over the whole world when she was alive and she still does it in the present through her owner. He still uses the account to remind people to give a helping hand to various pet charities. The financial well-being that Lil Bub was able to accumulate is still growing in 2020. Although offered a deal by Grumpy Cat’s manager, Mike decided not to sign it.
Lil Bub’s death was immediate and without warning, the owner said on the Instagram page that he was happy as always just a day before her passing. This gorgeous and powerful cat has touched so many lives and is still making a difference in the world.