This Woman Quit Her Job Being a Lawyer and Got 2 Million Instagram Followers Overnight

Entertainment | By Ray Porter | October 18, 2017

The internet has the ability to turn anyone into a star, and can have an astronomical effect on the life of any ordinary person. By allowing us to reach millions of people that we may otherwise never meet or get to know, the internet serves as a platform for people to be seen and heard all over the world. A perfect example is Pia's story. She used to be a lawyer, but the internet decided she should be a model


This is a story about a lawyer who turned into a social media sensation in an insanely fast amount of time. Just wait until you hear how insane this story is--it is a remarkable tale of someone successful being famous.

Changing Careers

Pia Meuhlenbeck was a lawyer until recently, but she decided to quit her job as a lawyer and become a model. She went from being a great lawyer, so being a social media superstar and model after making a drastic lifestyle change.

No Longer Practicing the Law

According to Pia Meuhlenbeck, she was a fantastic lawyer before she quit her job, but after becoming famous on social media decided that she loves the profession of modelling even more than she enjoyed practicing law when she was a lawyer.

2 Million Followers

Pia was born on the 5th of November in 1991. She was born in Germany, and this 25 year old moden gained a lot of attention and adoration from people all over the world--and she managed to earn 2 million followers on her Instagram account.

Beauty and the Brain

Not everyone is able to be both smart, and attractive--but Pia sure as hell manages to be both. Her instagram shows how beautiful she is, and her previous career as a lawyer let's us know that she is intelligent too.

Using Her Platform

Pia Muehlenbeck has been clever enough to use her new social media fame in order to promote her own personal business endeavours and has launched several projects based on her new online audience. Pia is constantly thinking of ways to innovate.


One of the projects that Pia Muehlenbeck has launched is her own range of sportswear projects, and has been able to market them to her millions of followers. The range is caled 'SLINKII' and was founded and is based in Australia.

Hoping Careers

It seems like Pia is juggling a million different careers. She went from being a lawyer to being an instagram model--but it doesn't stop there. On top of having her own sportswear line, she also works as a market editor for Grazia magazine.

Master of New Media

Pia is clearly a master of new media, as she seems to be a master at cultivating her reach and targeting her audience. She has her own blog called 'Finding the Finer' and has made several posts about her drastic career change.

Blowing Up

Her Instagram has made over 2 million followers in a seriously impressive amount of time. If that's not remarkable enough, she has an additional 480+ thousand likes on her Facebook page. Her social media presence became huge very, very suddenly.

Speaking With the Star Herself

Pia Muehlenbeck spoke to interviewers about her insane journey, and told the interviewer that: "Since I graduated a lot has changed." She further informed the audience "I started my sportswear label, SLINKII, and started posting my looks on social media."

Continuing the Conversation

Pia Muehlenbeck also continued on the topic and provided a lot of insight into her world, she said: "My Instagram account, in particular, started to gain traction and next minute I had 1m followers. Everything has been a little crazy since that point!"

Positive Thinking

Pia Muehlenbeck is a firm believer in the theology of being positive, and has served as an example that following your dreams is possible if you have the right mindset and are able to follow through and persevere through hardship.

30 Days of Happy

Pia Muehlenbeck has brought this belief with her into her new projects, and is quick to plaster messages of popularity on everything she does, and try to promote positive thinking to her audience. Those who buy from her sportswear catalog are inspired to follow in her example.

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