Maria Viktorovna is a Russian-born American ASMR artist and YouTuber. She is well-known for her peaceful and satisfying ASMR videos on her YouTube channel, Gentle Whispering ASMR where she has gained over 2.12 million subscribers.

In 2019, Maria was entitled as “YouTube’s preeminent ASMRtist” by TheWashington Post. She is also known as the “queen of the ASMR.”

Quick Info
NameMaria Viktorovna
Birth Date
22nd July 1986
Birth Place
Lipetsk, Lipetsk Oblast, Soviet Union
Current City
El Dorado County, California, United States
Architect Designer Mother,
Father = Repair Shop Manager
1 elder sister
Degree in Nursing
Russian, American
Zodiac Sign
5 feet 8 inches
173 cm
62 kg or 136.5lbs
Sexuality Straight
Darryl (2017-Present)
Married (2 times)
Social Media
Instagram, Twitter
ASMR artist and YouTuber
Net Worth$2 million
Maria Viktorovna
Source: Instagram

Where was Maria born and raised?

Maria was born on 22nd July 1986 in Lipetsk, Lipetsk Oblast, Soviet Union. She was born and raised in Russia hence she has Russian nationality and white ethnicity. Maria hasn’t disclosed the name of her parents but she has gotten her looks from her mother. Her international fans praise her mother for her beauty.

“Your mom looks like she could be your sister!”

Maria was born under the star sign, Cancer. She has also received American citizenship as Maria has been permanently settled down in the United States. Her mother is an architect and a designer while her father is a repair shop manager. Maria has an older sister.

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Viktorovna completed her study in Russia. Maria hasn’t disclosed the information regarding her educational background. But she is a trained nurse hence we believe she has a degree in nursing.

How did Maria start her career?

Maria first discovered ASMR after the divorce from her first husband. She was suffering from depression and she started listening to whispering ASMR on YouTube which helped her relieve her stresses. She eventually decided to create her ASMR videos.

Maria opened her channel in February 2011 by the name Gentle Whispering ASMR. Some of her first videos were “Whispering in English and Russian and flipping through…,” “Sounds video: typing while commenting and chewing…,” “Sounds soft-spoken video: cards,” etc.

Maria Viktorovna with her parents for 2021 Halloween
Maria with her parents and daughter for 2021 Halloween Source: Instagram

Maria used to work as a nurse. With the success of her YouTube channel, Maria decided to spend her full-time in video making. She stopped her nursing career. Maria has been praised by big newspapers such as Irish Independent and The Washington Post as well as the online website, Thrillist.

She has also been recognized as “the premier celebrity of a controversial but increasingly recognized phenomenon” by the writer, Caitlin Gibson of The Washington Post. Some of Maria’s most-watched videos on YouTube are “~Relaxing Make Up Artist Role Play ~ ASMR,” “=*=Russian Teacher Relaxing RP=*=,” “~}{~ Relaxing/ASMR 3Dsound Haircut ~}{~,” “*_*Oh such a good 3D-sound ASMR video*_*,” and many more.

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Who is Viktorovna married to?

Maria has been married two times. She was previously married to a Russian man but unfortunately, her marriage ended up in a divorce. She is currently leading a happy life with her second husband, Darryl. The couple tied their knot in 2017 and they are blessed with a beautiful daughter, Mila who was born in 2019. They currently reside in El Dorado County, California, United States.

Body Measurement

Viktorovna turned 38 years old in July 2024. She is a beautiful woman and a proud mother. Maria is praised not only for her ASMR videos but also for her beauty. She possesses green eyes and blonde hair. Her slender frame, gleaming face, and smile are some of her attractive features.

Maria has a slim body build. She stands 5 feet 8 inches tall which is about 173 cm and weighs 62 kg or 136.5lbs.

Social Media

Viktorovna is an active social media user. She has over 127 thousand followers on Instagram where she can be connected with @maria.gentlewhispering. Maria joined Twitter in January 2012. She has accumulated over 23.4 thousand followers on Twitter and can be connected through @GentleWhisperin.

Maria Viktorovna with her husband and daughter
Maria with her husband and daughter Source: Instagram

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Net worth

Maria has an estimated net worth of $2 million as of 2024. She makes her earning solely through her YouTube ASMR videos. She is a well-recognized and highly recognized ASMR YouTuber. Maria is living a successful and luxurious lifestyle.

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