Calgary man’s meme page part of US$85 million sale to Warner Music Group

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He said he’s been contacted throughout the years by many high-profile celebrities.

“Justin Bieber reached out to me because he wanted me to post a funny video of ​him,” he said. “Another time, Demi Lovato suggested a dope meme. The craziest is just having all these huge celebrities following my page, like Justin Bieber, Drake, the Weeknd, Kendall Jenner, Kevin Hart and a lot of others. I’m a huge fan of ​a lot of them, and it’s a really dope feeling.”

In a 2018 article in The Atlantic, titled “How Daquan Went From Homegrown Instagram Account to Modern Media Conglomerate,” IMGN co-founder and CEO Barak Shragai said the Calgary man’s content stood out from the moment he started the page.

“This guy was amazing from day one,” Shragai said.

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