Michelle Phan is a well-known intentionally acclaimed YouTuber, who is credited for her beauty and makeup tutorials. Her increasing popularity on different social media platforms has led her to explore various other exciting opportunities allowing her to associate with high-profile beauty brands like L’Oreal to launch her own line of beauty products. Having started her career as a blogger and later branched out to YouTube that eventually helped her to get maximum exposure whose self-titled YouTube channel is being followed by more than 8 millions of people. Her passion for fashion, beauty and teaching have made her one of the most subscribed channels on YouTube.
Take a look at this biography that profiles about her childhood, career, personal life, family, height, weight, vital stats, achievements, net worth and fun facts.
Michelle Phan Biography
Entrepreneur, YouTube Personality, Blogger
Birthday / Date of Birth
Michelle Phan was born on 11 April 1987, in Boston, Massachusetts, U.S.
She is currently 30 years old.
Michelle attended Tampa Bay Technical High School in Florida. Later, she had enrolled at Ringling College of Art and Design from where she obtained an Honorary Doctorate of Arts degree in March 2014.
- Father – Unknown
- Mother – Jennifer Phan
- Siblings – Christine Phan (Younger Half-Sister), Steve Phan (Older Brother)
Michelle has been dating Swiss model Dominique Capraro since 2010. They first met in 2008 in Paris, however, they started to date from 2010.
- In feet – 5 feet 1 inches
- In centimeters – 155 cm
- In meters – 1.55 m
- In Kilograms – 49 kg
- In Pounds – 108 lbs
- Measurements – 34-23-34
- Bust – 34 inches
- Waist – 23 inches
- Hip – 34 inches
- Bra Size – 32B
Her dress size is 2-0 (US).
Michelle Phan launched her blog in 2005 in which she posted makeup and beauty tutorials. In 2007, she took her beauty expertise to YouTube and since then, she regularly post make-up tutorials. Her videos easily attract the targeted audience garnering huge amount of traffic along the way. It didn’t take a long for this aspiring makeup artist to gain popularity on the platform resulting in millions of subscribers.
As of November 2017, she has accrued more than 8 million subscribers and over 1 billion views, making her one of the top 5 most followed channel on YouTube. She has uploaded over 400 titles since she launched her channel.
She hasn’t appeared on films.
Michelle Phan has featured on various talk shows like Love Lust (2011), Youtubers React (2013), The View (2014), Girl’s Guide With Michelle Phan (2014), Nerdy Nummies (2015), and Huge on the Tube (2015), to name a few.
Michelle Phan Favorites
- Favorite Food – Green Tea Kit Kat, Gummy Vitamins, Emergen-C
In a YouTube video, she has discussed a lot about her favorite things, beauty products and more.
Michelle Phan Net worth
Michelle has an estimated net worth of $3.2 million US dollars as of 2017. Most of her earnings result from YouTube ad revenue, brand endorsements and various business ventures. In 200, she became Lancôme’s global representative as their makeup-artist, making her the first Vietnamese spokesperson for the company. In 20141, she co-founded MyGlam (which is now renamed ipsy), a monthly beauty products subscription service. Her company is currently valued at $500 million, according to Forbes.
Social Media Portfolio
- Facebook – MichellePhanOfficial
- Instagram – michellephan
- Twitter – MichellePhan
- YouTube – MichellePhan
Michelle Phan Interesting Facts
Michelle Phan immediately caught the attention of thousands of users when the social news website, Buzzfeed, featured one of her videos, “How To Get Lady Gaga’s Eyes” on their site.
In 2013, she launched her own line of cosmetic products called em by Michelle Phan in partnership with L-Oreal. She dedicated the brand to her mother.
Expanding her business endeavors, Michelle teamed up with Endemol Beyong USA to build a talent network to feature people from YouTube and create content for millennials, in 2014.
The year 2014 was a big breakthrough for her where she launched several business ventures and her book titled “Make Up: Your Life Guide to Beauty, Style, and Success — Online and Off.”
In September 2014, Phan partnered with Cutting Edge Group (CEG) to launch Shift Music Group
Phan’s YouTube channel was named #48 on New Media Rockstars list of “Top 100 Channels”.
In 2015, Phan was named to the Inc. 30 under 30 and Forbes 30 under 30 lists.
Michelle’s Vietnamese name is “Tuyet Bang.” It means avalanche.
In 2016, She voiced for a character named Jessica Jones on the mobile game Marvel Avengers Academy.