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Surrey entrepreneur makes millions with viral food videos

A 25-year-old entrepreneur from Surrey made £2.5million last year after his online video company became a huge viral success.

The Camembert Hedgehog Bread video has had almost 60,000 views on Facebook. Credit: Jungle Creations

Jamie Bolding created Viral Thread in 2014 after moving back to his mum's spare bedroom when he graduated from university.

The website would collate videos and stories that had spread on the internet and Jamie could make money by carrying adverts on the site. When revenue for adverts increased from 6p to £600-per-day he knew he had created something big.

One of Jamie's videos gained 20 million likes over a weekend. Credit: Jungle Creations

Today Viral Thread has six million followers on Facebook, and is just one part of Jungle Creations.

One of the most popular aspects of Jamie's company are food videos with easy-to-follow recipes.

Here are some of the most shareable recipes so far:

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