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Jax Fanucci

Jax Fanucci is a YouTube influencer and entrepreneur based out of Dubai in the United Arab Emirates. Any entrepreneur knows the uncertainty of running a business, and a lot of risk and self confidence is necessary to become successful.

With all that Jax has overcome in her past with anorexia, tragedy within her family, and public judgment surrounding her parent’s very public divorce, the thought of a risky business venture was child’s play to her. When asked about her past, her future plans and her incredible support group, Jax had some tremendous things to say.

Her Challenging Past

When she was younger, Jax had to deal with a messy divorce between her parents that went public. To make matters worse for Jax, she dealt with multiple deaths in the family shortly after and resorted to anorexia and extreme exercise to cope. Her battle with anorexia lasted fifteen years, and escalated to the point of her having to go to the hospital after collapsing from physical exertion.

I remember having to re-learn how to digest food, and spending a year and a half in wheelchairs. But it was as though I woke up from a bad dream and I could think clearly for the first time in years.”

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Her past took a toll on her, but her resiliency has been tremendous. When discussing her road to recovery, she says, “I remember having to re-learn how to digest food, and spending a year and a half in wheelchairs. But it was as though I woke up from a bad dream and I could think clearly for the first time in years.”

What’s Ahead

Now that Jax is in a much better position mentally and physically, she has her eyes set on the future. She’s launched her own YouTube channel documenting her road to recovery and encourages others dealing with anorexia, and works with her mother to help run the largest active youth lifestyle brand in the entire UAE. She also uses her platform to document her trips around Dubai and abroad as she makes up for lost time with incredible experiences exploring the world and trying new foods. On entrepreneurship, she says, “Realizing that I had 15 years of life to catch up on, I went in with an unwavering sense of confidence in myself. I didn’t want to live a mediocre life.”

Her Support Group

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Jax says that her close friends and family have been everything to her on her road to recovery and beyond. They’ve encouraged her to get back up when she’s been knocked down, and have supported her every step of the way. Being surrounded by those closest to her means the world to Jax as she looks to become a massively successful YouTuber and influencer. On her family, she says, “I wouldn’t be alive today without my family, specifically my mother. I would’ve never had the courage to step outside my comfort zone without them.”