Meet Mermaid Kelly, a Disney obsessed girl who always dreamt of becoming a Professional Mermaid. She has made her dream a reality and continues to inspire people around the world to never give up on their dreams. 

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Disney Obsessed Girl Spends Over $3,000 to Transform into her Favorite Princess

The tail alone costs $3,000. It is made of full silicone and weighs around 60 lbs

The tail costs $3,000 & weighs around 60 lbs, her top costs $200, and her added accessories cost $500.

Mermaid Kelly swims among coral and rocks in Grand Turk

Mermaid Kelly swims among coral and rocks in Grand Turk which she captures on her underwater camera and uploads to her youtube channel.

Kelly, dressed as Ariel, swims in open oceans, capturing every girls childhood dream

Kelly, dressed as Ariel, swims in open oceans, capturing every girls childhood dream in inspirational photos. Her breath hold is about one to three minutes.

For when Kelly wants to trade her fins, she has the perfect dress

For when Kelly wants to trade her fins, she has the perfect dress. This dress was inspired by the blue “Kiss the Girl” dress from the movie. Blue is Kelly’s favorite color too.

Kelly took her Little Mermaid dress aboard a luxury cruise line so she could cosplay at sea

Kelly took her Little Mermaid dress aboard a luxury cruise line so she could cosplay at sea.

Kelly visits the Florida Aquarium in cosplay

Kelly even took her cosplay to the Florida Aquarium. She says “what better way could I visit an aquarium? The rays loved me! They kept swimming up to me and we were able to get some great photos.”

Kelly attends local conventions in her Little Mermaid cosplay

Kelly attends local conventions in her Little Mermaid cosplay. She needs to be pulled in a cart because she can not walk in her tail.

Kelly also cosplays at local festivals to help advertise her business as a Professional Mermaid

Kelly also cosplays at local festivals to help advertise her business as a Professional Mermaid. She has been a mermaid for over two years before she decided to transform into the famous Ariel. She decided to quit her job and college to pursue a new and more fun career choice. She does birthday parties, book readings, travels, has a youtube channel called “Mermaid Kelly,” and she wants to start offering Mermaid Classes to teach children and young adults to become mermaids. She makes around $150+ per hour depending on the event, party, and location.

Kelly also enjoys understanding modeling

Another hobby turning into a profession is her modeling. She has been working with local underwater photographers to capture amazing images of her as Ariel, as Mermaid Kelly, and even just herself wearing dresses and other clothing. Shes looking to work with as many photographers as she can to build a portfolio to launch her modeling career.

Disney’s The Little Mermaid: a dream come true