YouTube star turned OnlyFans millionaire Jackson O’Doherty has revealed plans to turn his luxurious Gold Coast home into a hub for wild antics rivaling Los Angeles’s infamous Playboy Mansion.
The Australian prankster admitted he was bedridden with chronic back pain after video footage showing the sprawling QLD property he bought for $ 2.9 million turned into a disaster.
The raunchy video featuring masked bikini models, snakes, and a baby crocodile marked a comeback for O’Doherty, who raised between $ 4 million and $ 5 million over a 12-month period creating X-rated content for the adult subscription platform. OnlyFans.
Speaking exclusively with The Gold Coast NewsletterO’Doherty said he was exhausted by years of extreme pranks, including jumping from heights into the water or down flights of stairs, when his US-based girlfriend Maddy Belle introduced him to OnlyFans.
“I got over it a bit; do the same things: jokes, crazy things, hurt me, make a fool of myself; and I’m also slowly growing and maturing in different aspects of my life now, ”he said.
“It has been a pretty complete lifestyle and I guess I got into a bit of a mental rut. I’ve had a good rest and I’m feeling revitalized and motivated again, so I’m back, and what better place to start than here? “
The 27-year-old deposited a deposit for the seven-bedroom, seven-bath house in the north Gold Coast that he has called “Playboy Mansion 2.0” while still living abroad.
“Playboy Mansion 2.0 Down Under sounds good,” he said.
“I don’t want it to be a typical young frat house where it’s a bit trash and just girls and getting drunk … I want it to be where people can feel comfortable and happy to come here, have fun and have a good time and people know that. it’s not going to be creepy or weird. “
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Installing a ring for a professional wrestling match and dressing up as gentlemen for a jousting match were among the events planned in the luxurious bachelor’s flat that O’Doherty shares with three housemates, including manager Lacclan Gottfried and the cameraman. Harry McSoriley.
The glamorous 4,232-square-meter block property has a unique eight-sided floor plan and was sold fully furnished with designer pieces.
The resort-style grounds feature a 47m tiled pool with an entertaining pavilion and granite bar, while a walkway leads to another pavilion with an outdoor kitchen.
There is also a tennis court and a separate guest house; While inside, the luxurious master suite is larger than the family home O’Doherty grew up in, he said.
O’Doherty spent the first half of this year between the US and Australia, maintaining a long-distance relationship with Belle and marking six hotel quarantine periods between them.
He met model Belle in 2020 at a Valentine’s Day party in Los Angeles hosted by influencer Dan Bilzerian and the couple tapped into their respective fan bases to create OnlyFans content for more than 50,000 subscribers.
“I like to do calculated risky things,” O’Doherty said.
“Last year was a big block for a lot of people… they couldn’t spend money on entertainment.
“I’ve been asked to do this kind of thing for a long time by gay fans, girls, and Maddy’s been in that industry before and we thought, ‘Move over, thousands of people are asking us to do it, everyone. is happy ‘.
“They are paying for a service, we do our thing and we can make money from it,” he said.
O’Doherty also spoke about her mental health issues and her life with ADHD.
“With ADHD, if you’re not interested in things, it’s almost impossible to focus or do it, but if you really like things, it’s almost like a super power: you just have tunnel vision, a super hyperintense focus.
“It has been a blessing and a curse. There have been times when it has been very difficult for me to find motivation, especially with all the injuries and health problems that I have had for the last five to ten years. “
Those injuries include herniated and bulging discs in the spine, which sometimes make it impossible for you to walk without assistance.
Reflecting on his upbringing in Nelson Bay in the New South Wales region, O’Doherty said he was inspired by Jackass, the American antics franchise run by Johnny Knoxville.
He saved up for an underwater camera and from the age of 15 began posting funny videos on Facebook.
In 2016, a satirical clip showing her day with a baby kangaroo went viral, recording more than 111 million views as O’Doherty built an international fanbase of millions of followers across various social media channels.