Culture & Entertainment

10 Things To Know About Nara Smith That Might Surprise You

Unless you’ve been living under a rock, you’ve seen Nara Smith’s viral cooking videos all over TikTok. The 22-year-old Texas-based wife, mom, model, and now cooking influencer has the internet in a chokehold with her videos where she cooks everything from cereal, roasted tomato soup, ice cream, bread, pizza, mozzarella, marshmallows, and homemade donuts, all from scratch. You heard that right, from scratch!

With a following of over 4.2 million on TikTok and 1 million on Instagram, Smith has made quite the impression, leaving everyone to wonder, why does this woman need to make everything from scratch, and who tf has this kind of time? Since Nara has become an influencer to watch, there has been some controversy surrounding her videos with undertones of racism and the question of whether Smith is portraying trad wife values and encouraging her followers to become submissive housewives.

To clear the air in the most effortless GRWM video, Nara Smith shared some fun facts about her to let her followers know the real on who she is. Click through the slideshow below for 10 things we learned about the viral beauty.

View Slideshow

Let’s make things inbox official! Sign up for the xoNecole newsletter for love, wellness, career, and exclusive content delivered straight to your inbox.

Featured image by Darren Gerrish/Getty Images




As they say, create the change you want to see in this world, besties. That’s why xoNecole linked up with Hyundai for the inaugural ItGirl 100 List, a celebration of 100 Genzennial women who aren’t afraid to pull up their own seats to the table. Across regions and industries, these women embody the essence of discovering self-value through purpose, honey! They're fierce, they’re ultra-creative, and we know they make their cities proud.


Money Talks is an xoNecole series where we talk candidly to real women about how they spend money, their relationship with money, and how they get it.

Schelo D. Collier is the founder of Black Women Invest, a membership organization created specifically to help her community create wealth and discover more about investing. Through the company’s retreats, panels, helpful online content, and more, she helps many women with varied goals and backgrounds grow their income and knowledge on investing. And unlike the plethora of “coaches” on the gram, she has the background to prove it.