Yolanda Gampp is a well-known baker and cake designer who operates the popular ‘How to Cake It’ YouTube channel. She achieved online success just three months after her first article in February 2015, with 14k subscribers and over 230k views! She had over 3.1 million followers as of June 2017! She was already a TV celebrity before starting her own YouTube account. The reality show ‘SugarStars,’ which debuted in 2012, followed her and her coworkers as they created fancy cakes and sweet tables for parties. She also owns two dessert shops in Toronto, ‘Cakes by Yolanda and ‘Sweet Fix.’ Her father is also a baker, so her love for baking runs in the family. He is her inspiration, she claims, and he taught her everything she knows about baking. Gampp is a one-of-a-kind woman who is a successful entrepreneur, cake decorator, YouTube sensation, TV personality, and a wonderful mother! She has been baking almost her entire existence and has no plans to stop anytime soon.
Yolanda Gampp’s Career
Yolanda Gampp is a self-taught cake artist who started her profession at a young age. She had grown up watching her father bake and knew that was what she wanted to do when she grew up. She worked for renowned bakeries such as ‘Desserts by Phipps and ‘Dessert Trends’ before starting her own company and was easily one of the best cake decorators they ever had! She began developing a loyal clientele and created her beautiful cakes in her mother’s kitchen.
Her work started to be recognized by publications such as ‘Fashion,’ ‘National Post,’ ‘The Globe,’ and ‘Wedluxe.’ She began to receive an increasing number of orders and eventually launched her own professional kitchen.
Gampp can create cakes out of almost anything! She sees the world through the lens of desserts. A reality sitcom called ‘SugarStars’ came her way in 2012, and she and her coworkers were to be recorded making elaborate desserts and designing sweet tables. Gampp’s dream had come true, and she soon launched her first bakery, ‘Sweet Fix,’ with her coworkers Caspar Haydar and Elle Daftarian.
Yolanda’s baking philosophy is to make things simple. She is happiest when handed an object to transform into a cake, and she will go to great lengths to make it appear as real as possible. Her dream of operating her own YouTube channel became a reality in 2015.
The channel was named ‘How to Cake It,’ and it quickly grew to millions of subscribers and views! As can be seen, Gampp’s movies are very friendly, lighthearted, warm and full of humor. The lessons are simple to follow and very relatable.
Her vast cake repertory includes a cake shaped like a human heart, novelty cakes shaped like a $5000 Birkin bag, a kissy face emoji cake, a hamburger-like cake, a keyboard cake, Star Wars cake, and so on. The possibilities are limitless and fascinating! Her current emphasis is on taking her YouTube channel, ‘How to Cake It,’ to the next level.
Also on her bucket list is to secure a book deal and have her work printed on paper! “Dreams don’t have limits, so don’t stress yourself with that,” she says. Just know what you want and take the measures to get it, no matter how slowly.”
Yolanda’s Private Affairs
Yolanda Gampp was born in Toronto, Canada on July 21, 1977. She is married to David Gampp and they have a boy, Prince Gampp. She studied at George Brown’s Culinary Arts Program in Toronto, where she discovered her love of working with desserts. Her father, who was a baker in Germany before migrating to Canada, was also a big inspiration to her.
Being a mother may have slowed her down a little, but with the help of her spouse and her own mother, she is able to continue doing what she enjoys the most: baking. Gampp is an energetic force of nature who successfully runs her YouTube channel as well as her cake company in Toronto. She is a genuinely gifted cake artist on her way to becoming an out-of-this-world cake architect! “May the cake be with you!” she said in one of her appearances.
Estimated Net Worth
Yolanda is one of the wealthiest YouTube stars and one of the most famous. Yolanda Gampp’s net worth is $5 million, according to Wikipedia, Forbes, and Business Insider.