- Palmar Kelly started working as a sugar baby while in college in 2014
- Now, she won’t accept anything less than $1,000 for a date in New York City
- Palmar has traveled all over the world with her sugar daddies, including Paris
Not only do her sugar daddies cover the cost of her flight and vacation, but she also gets paid up to $5,000 for each trip while being treated to fine dining and drinks.
‘If that’s what you want to do – don’t feel ashamed,’ the actor and screenwriter said of being a sugar baby. ‘I think it’s amazing.’
Palmar was first introduced to the world of sugar dating while studying acting at a dramatic arts college in New York City in 2014.
She was dancing at a strip club and making between $700 and $1,000 a night when she started going on dates with sugar daddies to pull in even more cash.
‘I felt I could do that,’ she recalled. ‘I thought, “I’m an actor – I could pretend to be someone’s girlfriend.”‘
Palmar’s clients were typically between the ages of 37 and 45, and she got paid around $300 a date – until she realized she could up her prices.
Now, she won’t accept anything less than $1,000 for a date in New York City.
She initially used the money to cover the cost of her headshots and additions, but she eventually made enough to pay her way through college.
‘It was a survival thing for me,’ she explained. ‘I didn’t really have to do anything.’
Palmar said she was ‘grateful’ that she didn’t have to work in a car or coffee shop to scrape together some cash.
As her prices increased, she started going on holidays with her sugar daddies. One year, she made $200,000 in New York without even realizing it.
Palmar relocated to Los Angeles in March 2021 to pursue her screenwriting career, but she didn’t find working as a sugar baby to be as lucrative on the West Coast.
‘In LA people wanted a hook-up for $800,’ she said.
After her brother, Aidan, died by suicide at the age of 29, she moved back to her home state of Florida in November 2022 and returned to stripping and sugaring.
Palmar said her most recent trip was a six-day cruise to the Bahamas with a 57-year-old man who paid $4,000 for her company.
‘He’s amazing. He’s a super nice and respectful man,’ she said. ‘We had a balcony suit. We gambled a lot. It was a fun little trip.
‘I’m so grateful this person paid for it. Everyone else paid for a cruise. I’m getting paid to be on the cruise. It’s a good job.’
Palmar, who estimates she has made half a million dollars as a sugar baby, has been taken to Las Vegas, the Hamptons, and Atlantic City, New Jersey.
She has also been treated to international trips to London and Paris, as well as cities in Mexico, and Italy.
Palmar said that one of her sugar daddies has taken her on 20 trips – paying her up to $5,000 each time.
However, it’s not always fun in the sun, according to the sex worker.
Earlier this summer, she had to cut an Italian vacation short because the married couple she was with wouldn’t stop fighting.
Palmar said the duo reached out to her on TikTok, and after meeting twice, they agreed to go on a 10-day trip to Sicily together.
‘I said, “I want to be flown first class, and I didn’t want to pay for anything when I was there.” I asked to be paid $4,000 for the trip,’ she said.
The couple agreed to her terms, but after two days in sunny Italy, she found herself feeling ‘uncomfortable’ being stuck in the middle of their arguments and left.
Palmar is now writing a TV show about the ups and downs of her adventures as a sex worker.
‘I don’t want anyone to feel ashamed for sex work,’ she said. ‘It can be fun.’