The Famous Instagram Model You've Never Heard Of

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There is a certain class of internet celebrity that you recognize, but you can't put a name to their faces. You see them in ads, in blogs and just kind of ambiently floating around the internet. This girl is one of those kinds of people. Her name is Claire Abbott. Chances are, you've probably seen a picture of her before. Chances are, you never knew her name until now. The story of how she became internet famous is an interesting one. She set the stage for many Instagram celebs that followed.

Claire became internet famous almost completely by accident. She posted some photos of herself in a bikini to her Facebook profile, and the rest is pretty much history. Abbott was only fifteen years old when she first posted the bikini photos. They leapt from her Facebook onto the internet at large and spread like wildfire. She was an overnight sensation online. Abbott decided to run with it.