'Dad encouraged me to stay in porn'

 

Renee Gracie has explained her family's reaction to her transition from professional motorsport driver to porn star.

The 25-year-old claims she made $500,000 in June from her Only Fans account, where followers pay a subscription fee to view the adult content she posts.

Gracie, who raced with Simona de Silvestro in an all-female pairing at Bathurst in 2015, has enjoyed an incredible surge in popularity since her career move was first revealed by The Daily Telegraph earlier this year.

It's brought with it an incredible increase in cash but also negative attention at times, which prompted her to talk to her dad.

"When I first started making serious money I had to tell my dad, I thought 'oh my god, I'm making so much money, he's going to start figuring it out (and asking) where are you getting all this money from?' So I just told him," Gracie told the Hit Network's Hughesy and Ed.

The Queenslander said she considered closing her account but was talked out of it by her dad.

"I had a little bit of a rough time on Only Fans, it does get hard to try and be creative all the time, I turned to my dad and said 'I'm just over it, I don't think I'm going to do it anymore'," she said.

She has had surgery and is now covered in tattoos.
She has had surgery and is now covered in tattoos.

"And he actually said 'don't stop, you're making so much money, don't stop'. He actually encouraged me to keep doing it because it's been life-changing and if anyone was in the position to make this kind of money everyone would try and do it.

"To actually have that support when times have got tough is really good.

"My family and friends don't really care or see the content that I make or what I do, they see the implications it has - the money and the things it's allowing me to do. That's why they support it."

Gracie's Instagram following has also grown to more than 700,000 and she's reinvested some of her earnings into her body.

Renee Gracie used to race Supercars.
Renee Gracie used to race Supercars.

She recently spent $15,000 on a Brazilian Butt Lift - the same surgery celebrities like Kim Kardashian have had.

In an interview with fellow OnlyFans star Gina Stewart, Gracie spilt the beans on just how big her earnings were for the month of June.

"I was averaging about $70,000USD a month up until recently when I got a lot of media attention and I had a few stories go viral. I know the figures but let's just say I made half a million in the month of June!" Gracie said.

 

Originally published as Dad encouraged me to stay in porn

Renee Gracie posts 'adult' content on Only Fans.
Renee Gracie posts 'adult' content on Only Fans.
Her look has changed dramatically from a couple of years ago.
Her look has changed dramatically from a couple of years ago.

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