Natalie Mariduena, popularly known as Natalie Noel, was born on December 1, 1996. Mariduena is a well-known Instagram personality and social media influencer from the U.S. She rose to prominence after joining hands with the YouTube sensation and long-time friend David Dobrik’s Vlog Squad group and her appearance on David’s YouTube videos increased her popularity. Mariduena is also a business owner with her range of clothing, and she founded a new photography and social media networking application. Let us celebrate her special day by getting to know her a little better now than we ever do.
December 1, 1996
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Natalie Noel, originally Natalie Mariduena, was born in Vernon Hills, Illinois. She graduated from Vernon Hills High School in Vernon Hills, and then went to Lake Forest College in Lake Forest, Illinois, where she majored in psychology and environmental studies. She met David Dobrik, the YouTube celebrity, during her high school days. When she joined his squad, she received a lot of attention, with the audience enjoying her frequent appearances in his videos.
With her rise in popularity, she amassed a large following on her social media channels. Her social media content is usually related to vacations, cuisine, and lifestyle. She is also active on TikTok and Twitter, where she has over 3 million and 500 thousand followers, respectively.
Even though Mariduena’s private life has always been in the limelight, she avoids disclosing too much about her personal life on social media. She has two sisters in Illinois — Lauren, and Isa, with whom she maintains strong ties. The social media sensation was dating Shawn Nelson until the duo split up in 2018. She is now dating Toddy Smith, a well-known singer, and YouTube content creator.
Her close friend and YouTube celebrity David Dobrik invites her to join his team, and audiences fall in love with her witty and relatable personality.
Mariduena co-founds "Dispo" with Dobrik, a new image-sharing and social networking app.
Mariduena creates an online shop on Poshmark to find new owners for the clothes she loved.
Mariduena makes her modeling debut in the swimsuit Issue of the renowned magazine "Sports Illustrated."
Why We Love Natalie Noel
She is close to her family
Despite living in a distant state, Mariduena never forgets her family and is very close to her siblings. She often visits them in her hometown.
She is inspirational
Mariduena promotes having a healthy lifestyle, self-care, self-improvement, and moving up in the world. These are things that everyone should pursue, and her social media feed definitely shows people how good that can be.
She has strong friendships
She has many friends, and one of the most noteworthy is her relationship with David Dobrik. They have known each other for several years, but to this day, they are still close. We love that their personal friendship and professional relationship do not get in the way of each other!
5 Surprising Facts
She is an executive assistant
Apart from being part of Dobrik’s Vlog Squad, Mariduena also works as his executive assistant.
She wanted a career in medicine
Mariduena majored in psychology in college and would have probably worked in that field if she did not make it big in entertainment.
She’s a sports fan
Mariduena frequently goes to sports games, and she supports teams from both Los Angeles, the state she currently lives in, and Chicago, her home state.
She was an athlete
Mariduena was a member of the Alpha Phi sorority at college, where she served as social chair and was a key member of the Women's Varsity Soccer team.
She’s a die-hard foodie
While maintaining a fit and active lifestyle, Mariduena is also a huge foodie.
Natalie Noel FAQs
Is Natalie Noel/Mariduena still David Dobrik's assistant?
No, she is not his assistant any longer but still supports him whenever required.
Are Natalie Noel/Mariduena and David Dobrik dating?
Though reports circulated that Dobrik and Mariduena were dating, the B.F.F.s rejected the claims and stated that they were false. Dobrik even made a YouTube video on it.
Is Natalie Noel/Mariduena still friends with David?
Yes, she is still best friends with him to this day.
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