Michelle Phan is popularly noted as an American YouTuber makeup artist, entrepreneur, and voice actress. The Beauty YouTuber’s channel has amassed over 8.9 million subscribers and more than 1 billion lifetime views. She further has founded and runs the cosmetics line ‘EM Cosmetics’. Additionally, she is also a sister-in-law of another YouTube beauty guru Promise Phan(Dope2111).
Furthermore, the beauty guru has also sealed with the lawsuit filed by Ultra Records in July 2014. The lawsuit was filed in the United States District Court for copyright infringement the music that used in her YouTube. Moreover, she filed a countersuit against the record label but later both cases were settled out of court in the agreement of both parties.
Caption: The YouTuber and entrepreneur, Michelle Phan.
Michelle Phan: Bio, family, Education
The Youtuber was born on 11 Apri 1987, in Boston, Massachusetts. She was born as the eldest daughter to her Vietnamese native parents. She grew up along with her older brother and has a younger half-sister. Phan recalled that her biological father left the family when she was a kid. Later her mother remarried again but this married has also brought her abuse so she left her step-father after years.
Thereafter, Phan’s family moved to Tampa, Florida, and attended Tampa Bay Technical High School. Then she went on to join Ringling College of Art and Design but had to drop out due to financial issues. However, she got her Phan Honorary Doctorate of Arts degree from Ringling in March 2014.
Caption: Michelle with her mother, brother, and sister.
Michelle Phan: Career & Life Achievements
She started her career as a vlogger and began to post tutorials on makeup since 2005. Then she began to post tutorials videos on Xanga under the name Ricebunny. After that, she went on to YouTube and created a channel in May 2007. Her viral videos “How To Get Lady Gaga’s Eyes” was featured by BuzzFeed in 2009 and 2010. This helped her to gain millions of subscribers. She became the first spokesperson for the company ‘Lancôme’ after featuring its products on her channel in 2010.
In 2012, she co-launched a beauty product ‘Ipsy’ which initially co-founded in 2011 as ‘MyGlam’. In the same year, she became a YouTube advertising partner and launched a YouTube multi-channel network ‘FAWN’. She also presented herself as an owner and founder of a new cosmetic range ‘EM Cosmetics’ on 15 August 2013. During the year 2017, she resigned from Ipsy to focus on her cosmetic line. In a very short time, she had an opportunity to work with Endemol Beyond USA in a partnership. Then in 2018, she found a start-up Thematic, it is a company that specializes in licensing in music.
Michelle Phan: Personal Life & Boyfriend
Talking about her personal life, she is not married but also not single. Nonetheless, she is in a long time relationship with the dancer and model Dominique Capraro. They have been together since the year 2010 and started out in a long-distance relationship. Though the couple wanted to keep their relationship private, he has been featured only twice in Phan’s videos.
Furthermore, she has collaborated with her sister-in-law on each other YouTube channel. For a short time (2015-2017) she went on hiatus but returned to YouTube with her first video explaining about the hiatus on 1 June 2017. She revealed that she is suffering from Trigeminal neuralgia, a disease in which patients encountered pain for a long time via her Instagram. For which she explains that she is not wearing a foundation.
Caption: Michelle with her boyfriend Dominique
Michelle Phan: Net Worth & Social Media Profiles
As a businesswoman and popular YouTuber, she must be making a good income out of her works. She is not only a vlogger or entrepreneur but also appeared as a voice actress which help to add more profit to her earning. Further, she also endorses the beauty products and advertises them on her YouTube channel. Therefore, her worth has an estimation of around $50 million.
She is highly active over different social media platforms with verified accounts. On Instagram, she goes by the handle @michellephan with 2 million followers. She has a Twitter account @MichellePhan with 875.5k followers. She also has a Facebook account with more than 3 million followers.
Michelle Phan: Body Measurements
The vlogger has a slim body type that stands to an average height of 5 feet ½ inch or 1.54 meters, Her body weighs 49 kg with unknown body measurements. She has dark brown eyes color with dark brown hair color.