A badass 90-year-old grandma is an Instagram star with over 3 million followers

BaddiewinkleInstagram/BaddiewinkleShe claims to have been ‘stealing your man since 1928.’

Meet Baddiewinkle, the coolest grandma on the planet.

At 90 years old, she’s a social media queen, boasting over three million followers on Instagram. One of those followers is even Rihanna.

Thanks to her following, Baddiewinkle has partnerships with companies like Burger King, has graced the cover of Paper Magazine, and was even featured on M.A.C’s website.

She’s fierce, fabulous, and proves that age really is nothing but a number.

Here’s why we love her:

Helen Ruth Van Winkle, aka Baddiewinkle, was born July 18th, 1928, in Hazard, Kentucky.

During an interview with CNN Money, Baddiewinkle explained that her husband Earl died in a car accident on their 35th wedding anniversary, and that her son died of bone cancer. 'I lost my husband and my son, and I got tired of grieving so, I reinvented me,' she said.


Source: CNN

Since then, she's amassed a pretty large circle of celebrity friends. She's besties with Khloe Kardashian...

And Miley Cyrus.

She knows the meaning of 'basic' and 'vibes.' She also loves of emojis.

This past year, she was named 'Instagrammer of the Year' at the Shorty Awards.

She's also a feminist and thinks slut-shaming is a no-no.


'I was kind of feisty. I was never shy. I loved to dance and do things when I was young.'

Baddiewinkle is for the legalization of medical marijuana.

And she doesn't care if you don't like her.

She isn't afraid to rock what she's got. Her tagline? 'Stealing your man since 1928.'

And she's a Netflix binge-watcher just like the rest of us.

She understands the importance of Chipotle.

And she isn't afraid to get down and dirty with a Whopper.

She never let fame stand in the way of her true friendships.

We hope that we're as cool as her when we get older.

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