By Emma Dunn via SWNS
A couple who started selling saucy videos online "just for fun" were able to pay off £2.5k ( $2,864) worth of debt in just two months and were raking in £10k ($11,457) after six months.
Hannah, 25, and James Smith, 30, decided to start filming their romps in September 2020 as their debts built up due to the lack of work as personal trainers over lockdown.
James had already dabbled in OnlyFans and suggested they both gave it a go to help bring in some extra cash.
The pair were shocked when their page took off and they were making £10k a month just six months in.
Due to their success, James and Hannah quit their jobs and now work full-time as adult content creators- and insist that it has boosted their sex life on and off camera.
“Doing this pushes us to experiment and keep things exciting," said Hannah, from Greenwich, London.
“I don’t think we would have tried things like bondage and role play if we weren’t doing OnlyFans.
"We also film our threesomes and foursomes.
“We always experiment off camera first before filming anything for content.
“We never expected to be so successful but it meant I could pay off a credit card bill of £2.5k.
“We know this probably isn’t going to be forever so we’re giving it a good run while we can.”
After meeting at their gym in April 2019, the pair hit it off and started dating in October of that year.
James had already set up his own OnlyFans page in the hope of making some extra cash.
“I wasn’t jealous at all of James doing it," Hannah said.
“It was mostly men that were interested in his page anyway.”
Hannah started helping James with his content- by taking photos, editing and assisting with his captions.
“I really loved it," she said.
James said: “I did used to get some unusual requests.
“I had a guy with a balloon fetish ask me to w*nk onto a balloon and another asking to just watch me sleep.
"We're really open to different fetishes.
"I think it's opened our eyes to all the different ones."
After seeing the success of James’ page and struggling to find work during lockdown the couple decided to give a joint page a go.
“We thought we might just make a couple of hundred doing it," James said.
“But in the first month we made about £1k.”
Their page became so successful that they were able to quit their jobs as personal trainers.
Now they spend their days filming content for their OnlyFans and social media pages.
“We try to make it authentic and real," Hannah said.
“We’ll only film ourselves having sex if were in the mood.
“Sometimes we’ll giggle and we’ll keep all that in.”
The couple's friends and family have been supportive of their decision to be adult creators.
“My dad doesn’t really agree with it but he’s ok with it as long as I’m happy," James said.
Hannah said: “My mum and I have always been really close.
“She’s so happy for us.
“I’m now able to pay for half my sisters rent so she can live somewhere nice and treat her and my mum to handbags.
“We’ve been able to go on dream holidays and pay for our friends to come along.
“But we're sensible that things in life aren’t guaranteed.
“We absolutely love what we do.
“It’s boosted our sex life and our relationship.”
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