AI Influencers Are Making Over $10,000 Per Month…Let’s Build One

David Bombardo
6 Jan 202409:56

TLDRThis video script outlines a step-by-step guide on creating an AI influencer and monetizing it. It begins with using open-source AI tools to generate photorealistic images, selecting the right model, and refining the desired look. The process includes setting up a Discord server with a face swap bot for image consistency, and using platforms like cvit AI for uncensored content creation. The script also discusses the potential for AI influencers to become a new norm, offering a lucrative side hustle with high earning potential.


  • 🌟 AI influencers are being created using free, public AI tools to generate hyper-realistic images.
  • 💰 These AI influencers can earn significant income, with some making millions of dollars.
  • 🖼️ To create an AI influencer, start by gathering a source image using open-source generative image models.
  • 🎨 Stable Diffusion, Juggernaut, and Leonardo Photo are mentioned as effective tools for creating realistic images.
  • 📸 The AI can generate multiple images based on prompts, such as a portrait of a specific type of person.
  • 🔄 Consistency in AI influencer's appearance can be maintained using Discord and a face swap bot.
  • 📝 The process of creating AI influencers can be simplified with the help of online tutorials and community resources.
  • 🚫 AI-generated content is subject to restrictions, but there are uncensored platforms like cvit AI for creating certain types of images.
  • 🎨 The canvas editor on Leonardo can be used to modify or remove imperfections in the generated images.
  • 📈 AI influencers can potentially become a new norm, with the possibility of AI celebrities and movie stars in the future.
  • 💼 Setting up AI influencers can be a profitable side hustle, requiring minimal time investment for high earning potential.

Q & A

  • What is the main topic of the video?

    -The video discusses the process of creating an AI influencer and monetizing it, including generating a photorealistic image and maintaining consistency across images.

  • What are some of the best free AI models mentioned for creating hyper-realistic images?

    -The video mentions Stable Diffusion, Excel Juggernaut, and Leonardo Photo as some of the best free models for creating hyper-realistic images.

  • Which AI tool does the video recommend for image generation?

    -The video recommends using Leonardo Photo (Lardo Photo) for its features that are crucial for achieving a refined and believable result.

  • How does one maintain consistency in the AI influencer's appearance across different images?

    -The video suggests setting up a MidJourney Discord server and using the Inside Face Swap bot to consistently apply the AI influencer's face to different target images.

  • What is the potential income source for AI influencers mentioned in the video?

    -The video mentions that AI influencers can earn money from sponsors, shout-outs on Instagram, and platforms like OnlyFans or Fan View by uploading content.

  • How does the video address the issue of creating not safe for work (NSFW) content with AI models?

    -The video suggests using a site called cvit AI, which is uncensored and allows users to create NSFW content with AI models.

  • What tool is recommended for modifying or removing imperfections in AI-generated images?

    -The video recommends using the canvas editor on Leonardo Photo (Lardo Photo) to modify or remove imperfections in the AI-generated images.

  • How long did it take for the AI influencer 'Taketana' to start earning over $10,000 per month?

    -Taketana started earning over $10,000 per month after only 5 months of having her first photo uploaded and when she had 150,000 followers.

  • What is the potential future of AI influencers according to the video?

    -The video suggests that AI influencers might become the new norm, and in a few years, they could even become AI celebrities and movie stars due to the rapid evolution of AI.

  • How much time does the video claim is needed to maintain an AI influencer's social media presence?

    -The video states that uploading one or two images per day, which can be done in under 10 minutes, can be easily implemented into a daily routine.



🎨 Creating an AI Influencer

This paragraph introduces the concept of AI influencers, specifically a 25-year-old fitness model earning significant income on Instagram, entirely created using AI tools. It outlines the process of generating photorealistic images with open-source models like Stable Diffusion, Juggernaut, Excel, and Leonardo Photo. The video demonstrates how to use these tools to create an AI influencer, starting with selecting a source image and using the Lardo Photo AI model for image generation and editing.


💰 Monetizing AI Influencers

The second paragraph discusses the potential earnings of AI influencers, particularly through platforms like OnlyFans or Fan View. It highlights the use of uncensored AI models on cvit AI for creating content and the importance of attention to detail. The paragraph also mentions the use of the canvas editor on Leonardo to modify or remove imperfections in the generated images. Finally, it emphasizes the earning potential of AI influencers, providing an example of an AI influencer named Taketana who achieved significant earnings and followers in a short period.



💡AI Influencer

An AI Influencer is a virtual character created using artificial intelligence tools, designed to generate content on social media platforms like Instagram. In the video, the AI influencer is portrayed as a 25-year-old fitness model earning significant income, which is a testament to the potential of AI in content creation and influencer marketing.

💡Generative Image Models

Generative Image Models are AI systems capable of creating new images based on given input or 'prompts'. These models, like Stable Diffusion and Leonardo Photoal, are used to generate photorealistic images for the AI influencer. The video emphasizes the importance of these models in creating believable and attractive visuals for the AI influencer's online presence.

💡Photorealistic Images

Photorealistic Images refer to digital images created by AI that are indistinguishable from real photographs. The video highlights the use of these images to create a convincing online persona for the AI influencer, which is crucial for maintaining authenticity and engaging followers.

💡Discord Server

A Discord Server is a community platform where users can communicate and share information. In the context of the video, setting up a Discord server is part of the process to maintain consistency in the AI influencer's appearance across different images, using a face swap bot for image editing.

💡Face Swap Bot

A Face Swap Bot is an AI tool that swaps the face of one person onto another image. The video demonstrates how this bot is used to ensure the AI influencer's face remains consistent across various posts, which is essential for building a recognizable brand on social media.


OnlyFans is a content subscription service where creators can earn money from users who subscribe to their content. The video suggests that AI influencers can leverage platforms like OnlyFans to generate additional income by uploading exclusive content, which can be more lucrative than traditional influencer marketing.


CVIT AI is a platform that offers various AI models for image creation, including uncensored content. The video mentions CVIT AI as a resource for creating more explicit content for AI influencers, which can be monetized on platforms like OnlyFans, expanding the potential revenue streams for AI-generated personas.

💡Canvas Editor

The Canvas Editor is a tool within the Leonardo Photoal platform that allows users to modify generated images, such as removing or changing specific features like moles or eye color. The video uses the Canvas Editor to illustrate how to refine the AI influencer's appearance, ensuring a polished and attractive image for social media.

💡Side Hustle

A Side Hustle refers to an additional job or enterprise undertaken alongside one's primary work to earn extra income. The video positions the creation and management of AI influencers as a viable side hustle, emphasizing the relatively low time commitment and high earning potential.


Animation in the video context refers to the process of bringing the AI influencer's static images to life, creating dynamic content like videos. The video suggests that advancements in AI could soon enable the creation of realistic video content featuring AI influencers, further expanding their potential as content creators and influencers.


Creating AI influencers with photorealistic images using free AI tools.

AI influencers can earn millions of dollars, with one example making over $10,000 a month.

Using open-source generative image models like Stable Diffusion, Juggernaut, and Leonardo Photo.

Lardo Photo is the preferred tool for its features and hyper-realistic image creation.

The process involves image generation, canvas editing, and maintaining consistency across images.

Setting up a Discord server with the MidJourney bot for easy face swapping and consistency.

The AI influencer's face can be consistently applied to different target images using the face swap bot.

AI influencers can generate income from sponsored posts and platforms like OnlyFans or Fan View.

CVIT AI is an uncensored platform for creating images, including adult content, for AI influencers.

Using the canvas editor on Leonardo to modify or remove imperfections in AI-generated images.

The potential for AI influencers to become the new norm, possibly even AI celebrities and movie stars.

The entire process can be done from home, making it a viable side hustle with high earning potential.

The ease of creating and managing AI influencer accounts, requiring only a few minutes per day.

The potential to scale earnings by creating multiple AI influencers and advertising across platforms.

The rapid evolution of AI and its implications for the future of influencer marketing and entertainment.