Alex McCurry

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Alex McCurry
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Born
Sarasota, Florida
NationalityAmerican
Other namesKing of Instagram
CitizenshipUnited States of America, Spain
EducationPine View School
Occupation
  • Entrepreneur
  • writer
OrganizationColumbia Marketing & Management
Known for
  • Digital brand building
  • Startup Founder
  • Founder of Astra Holdings
Websitewww.alexmccurry.com

Alex McCurry is an American entrepreneur, brand strategist, marketer, PR expert, and writer. He is known for building digital brands for high profile clientele through social networks, podcasts, influencers, and other media solutions. McCurry claims to have access to a press, which has a network of over 500 million Instagram followers.

McCurry has been regarded as the “King of Instagram” by Kivo Daily.[1]

Early life and education

McCurry grew up in Sarasota, Florida. His father was a tennis coach and his mother was a veterinarian. McCurry had athletic inclinations from a young age. At the age of 10, he decided to play tennis full time inspired by his father Andrew McCurry. By the age of 18, he was among the top 150 in the USA based on the USTA rankings. He also achieved a professional tennis win in an ITF Future main draw in November 2018.[2]

McCurry attended school at Pine View School for the gifted. He has founded multiple companies while he was in high school. He decided to pursue entrepreneurship while rejecting admission offers from multiple universities.[3]

Career

McCurry is a brand-building entrepreneur. He co-founded Columbia Marketing & Management in 2018. Since 2019, he was dubbed as the “King Of Instagram” marketing by the Kivo Daily, for building a network of 500 million Instagram followers on his platform generating billions of impressions every month. [4]

He curates content for his non-branded profiles to engage a specific set of people based on their interests for a variety of industries including travel, entertainment, relationships, sports, automobile, and others. McCurry is known to offer traffic from his network of social media profiles to the clients. He assists companies, brands, and individuals to build their social network and enhance their organic reach through a combination of his network and tools.

McCurry has worked with celebrities, start-up companies, Fortune 50 executives, public companies, influencers, and others to enhance their social visibility and to connect with their audience. [5]

From June 2019, he has been an associate editor with Kivo Daily and he is also a contributing writer at BuzzFeed, ThriveGlobal, and Medium.[6]

Personal life

Currently, McCurry lives in Sarasota, Florida. He has a Siberian Husky named Caesar.

References

  1. Report, Staff. "BOYS TENNIS: Rams beat Sailors to remain unbeaten". Sarasota Herald-Tribune. Retrieved 2020-03-17.
  2. Fernandes, Doug. "DISTRICT TENNIS: Rams sweep boys, girls 4A-8 titles". Sarasota Herald-Tribune. Retrieved 2020-03-17.
  3. "kivo daily". www.kivodaily.com. Retrieved 2020-03-17.
  4. Gee, Adrian (2020-01-11). "How 19-Year-Old Alex McCurry Is Disrupting The Marketing Industry". Medium. Retrieved 2020-03-17.
  5. "19 year old is king of instagram". www.kivodaily.com. Retrieved 2020-03-17.
  6. "alex mccurry's High School Timeline". MaxPreps.com. Retrieved 2020-03-17.

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