Catherine Elizabeth Valdes (born May 16, 1989) known as Catrific on YouTube, is an American vlogger.
Early life Edit
Catherine was born in Orlando, Florida to a full Cuban father (Armando) and an American mother (Tricia). She has two older brothers, Matt and Paul, and a younger sister named Sarah. Catherine wanted to be a dolphin trainer when she was 3 after visiting Seaworld. At eight years old, she moved to Atlanta, Georgia due to her father getting a job as an operator at Chick-Fil-A. Cat was home schooled from the ages of 8-10 after that she went to the school, Kings Academy. At the age of 14, she got her first job working at Chick-Fil-A. By the time she was sixteen, she was a manager. At the age of 17 she graduated high school, and when she was 18 she discovered YouTube. In 2008 she had 3 jobs, working at Chick-Fil-A, being a full-time nanny and working as a waitress at a restaurant called California Dreamin'. She was a volunteer at the Georgia Aquaruim, as she still aspired to become a whale trainer. In 2009, she attended Kennesaw St. University, where she studied Biology. She then attended a Christian school in Redding, California called Bethel to learn more about faith and to take time off. Cat helped create the former popular website Daily Booth. She moved to San Francisco when she was offered a job there after her semester was finished. Working at Daily Booth, Cat felt the job was too slow and fell into a period of depression. Due to this, she left her job at Daily Booth and moved to Los Angeles, California.
In 2008, Cat discovered YouTube and started watching videos and creating her own. She started creating YouTube videos as a job when she quit her job at Daily Booth.
She is good friends with YouTuber and actress iJustine, Danisnotonfire, AmazingPhil, Joey Graceffa, and Missglamorazzi.
- Catrific performed the voice of Princess Peach in The Annoying Orange series.
- Cat has a French Bulldog named Beta.
- She had a cooking show called "Cooking Wars" with her best friend, Meghan.
- She loves the game League of Legends.
- She was once robbed while working at Chick-Fil-A