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Robert Zujan is a 20-year-old content creator who posts vlogs and fashion and fitness videos.

10 Questions with Social Influencer Robert Zujan

By I Love Limerick Correspondent Ann Mc Donald

Robert Zujan Robert got into fitness at an early age and hope to help people get fit and reach their weight goals.

Robert got into fitness at an early age and hope to help people get fit and reach their weight goals.


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Robert Zujan is a 20-year-old Latvian content creator who moved to Limerick when he was 4 years old.  He has almost 23k followers on Instagram where he posts about fashion and fitness, as well as 23.2k subscribers on YouTube, where he posts stories, vlogs, fitness videos and fashion.

What was your childhood like and where did you grow up?

I’m originally from Latvia, a small Eastern European Country, but Ireland has been my home since the age of 4.

What got you into fashion and fitness? What do you love most about them?

I got into fitness at a very young age, I was always into sport, but I got a little bit more intrigued with the self-development and nutrition side of things after having a very hard few years with family issues. I developed a terrible relationship with food and gained a lot of weight, reaching 95kg at the age of 15.

I started going to the gym and educating myself about nutrition and good habits, once I reached my goal, I wanted to help others reach theirs.

What inspired you to start posting on Instagram and YouTube?

As time went on, I start gaining new interests in different creative spaces from fashion to content creation on YouTube, photography, and film. It has always been a part of me because my mother is a painter, so I was drawing and painting before I could walk.

Fashion has been my latest inspiration and way of expressing myself, recently I launched my clothing brand Weirdkid, which sold out.

What advice would you give your younger self?

The advice I would give to my younger self would be keep the friends I have as close as possible, and only care about their opinions instead of random accounts on the internet commenting on my personality and the way I look even though they truly don’t know me.

What is your overall message on social media? 

My overall message and slogan across social media is “Stay Weird,” that’s how I got the brand name, Always be yourself, express yourself and your interests, don’t follow the crowd, you do you, basically. Most of my content revolves around entertainment, self-improvement, and a positive vibe.

Do you think being a male influencer different from being female? Are there different expectations for influencers based on gender?

Being a male creator is quite different from being a female creator because there aren’t that many male creators in the Irish social media space. I won’t get into why that is, but what I do know is that I can probably teach my majority male audience about things that aren’t talked about too much to them such as mental health, skin care, sense of fashion and nutrition/fitness.

Do you have any advice for anyone looking at getting into fitness or fashion?

My advice to get into fitness or fashion is to just start and document regardless of where you are starting from, I didn’t really know much went starting but learned a lot during my journey, connect with other creators. Everything you need to know is on the internet, so if you want the information, it’s there.

What has been your greatest accomplishment so far?

My greatest accomplishment… I used to think was the fact that I can get paid to travel around make videos and get sent free products, but now I realize that materialistic things don’t satisfy me that much. When starting off, the idea of supplement sponsors, and different clothing sponsorships seemed like a dream because I worked since the age of 14 to try to have nice things like everyone else. My family never had the money to give me much.

My first camera was thanks to a summer job in Texas Steakout in Limerick across the road from the camera store Whelans, where I would come in everyday to look at the camera I was going to buy. Looking at it now, it’s not the free stuff or sponsors that make me feel happy or accomplished, it’s the messages I get from kids or lads my age saying I helped them lose 5 or 10kg, guys who come from poverty telling me I give them motivation or just giving people entertainment during rough times.

Where do you see yourself in five years? 

In 5 years, I see myself growing my brand Weirdkid to a decent size, helping a lot of clients through my personal training business, and most importantly making amazing YouTube videos for millions of young people who can find some comfort and maybe motivation in them.

And lastly, what do you love about Limerick?  

The thing I love about Limerick is the strong sense of community, all my best friends are in Limerick. I always felt like people had my back here, playing in Young Munsters and going to school in St. Clemtents, the people were always lovely and regardless of my background I found a home here.

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