Mark Laita is a man behind lenses who gained prominence with his photo book titled Created Equal — the compilation images explored class, race, gender, sexuality and everything that made America’s diverse culture.
He also runs a YouTube channel titled Soft White Underbelly which was created in 2016.
Welcome to the life and professional detail of Mark Laita in a wiki-style article! In doing so, get acquainted with his married life and net worth.
Mark Laita: Wiki, Family, Age
Mark Laita was born and raised in the Midwest Cities of Detroit Chicago in 1960. He found his love for photography there at the age of fifteen.
Details on his parents are unclear as he never mentioned it. As per his Instagram posts, fans could conclude that he was very close to both of his parents.
Mark enrolled in Columbia college to hone his talent in photography. He graduated from the University of Illinois/Chicago majoring in Photography.
In 2019, Mark celebrated his 59th birthday.
YouTube, Net Worth, Height
Mark set off his career in photography when he was growing up in Detroit.
As a teenager, he took portraiture of Chicago’s homeless while working on a series. The same series was refined after thirty years with little maturity and expansion added to it making it a book titled Created Equal (2010).
With each passing year, he went on mastering his work of art which got him working with huge companies such as Apple Inc., Adidas, BMW, Van Cleef, and Arpels, Estee Lauder, Budweiser, Visa, IBM and many more.
Mark’s work has been part of an exhibition in the U.S. and Europe over the years.
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Besides photography, Mark has indulged himself in the YouTube Creating the channel Soft White Underbelly.
Mark got a name for the channel from Winston Churchill — who back in world war second named Italy the soft white underbelly, a vulnerable part in Europe.
His contents match up with the title itself. Mark interviews unseen and neglected individuals of society with a story to tell that showcased the overlooked part of America.
As of 22nd February 2020, the channel has garnered him over 504K+ subscribers with over 46.8 million views.
Working more billion-dollar company for decades, Mark’s net worth is estimated to have crossed $1 million threshold.
Wife, Married, Kids
As of February 2020, Mark was mute when it came to his marriage. He had revealed neither picture nor any details on his wife.
Nevertheless, Mark and his mystery wife have two kids: Alex Laita and Olivia Laita (born on 20 June).
An aspiring model, Olivia has done several modeling gigs. She also modeled for Emmanuelle Rienda — founder and creative director of Vegan Fashion Week.
Facts About Mark Laita & Soft White Underbelly
- Mark Laita split his time between New York and Los Angeles. His subjects on “Soft White Underbelly” were the residence of LA.
- As of February 2020, Mark’s eponymous Instagram profile flaunted 6.4k followers. Meanwhile, “Soft White Underbelly” had 8.3k followers.
- For his YouTube channel, Mark interviewed people from all backgrounds — from addicts to gang members to sex workers.
- Of all people featured on “Soft White Underbelly,” none became more viewed than crystal meth addict Lin who appeared twice on the channel.