Michelle Phan is a well-known makeup artist, voice actress, and entrepreneur in America. She fame to rose as a Youtube Personality. Her Youtube channel has over 9 million followers who eagerly wait for her makeup tutorials. Phan’s YouTube channel was placed in the 48th position on New Media Rockstars Top 100 Channels. To know more about the net worth of Michelle Phan in 2018, keep reading the following article.
Early Life & Biography:
Michelle Phan was born in Boston, Massachusetts, on April 11, 1987, to her parents Jennifer Phan and her husband. Her mother used to work as a beautician to raise her family. She was raised in Massachusetts and California. Later Phan and her family shifted to Tampa, Florida where she got enrolled for Tampa Bay Technical High School.
After completion of her high school, Phan attended Ringling College of Art and Design. She earned an honorary Doctorate of Arts degree from Ringling in March 2014.
Phan has been in a relationship with Dominique Capraro who is a popular model. Their relationship started several years ago and in the beginning, it was a long-distance relationship. Capraro has appeared in one of her makeup tutorials where he is doing Phan’s makeup. It is not true that they have broken up, but they just plan to maintain their relationship private.
Career, Awards, & Nominations:
Phan started her career in 2005, by posting the make-up tutorials and beauty tips in her personal blog. She used to write articles about makeup and posted the tutorials related to the content on her blog. Later she started posting videos on Xanga where she used the username Ricebunny.
She published her first video about the make-up tutorial on YouTube in 2007. Phan continued to post the videos about fashion and beauty tips including How to get Lady Gaga’s eyes, Lady Gaga Poker Face, Lady Gaga Bad Romance Look in 2009 and 2010.
After being featured in BuzzFeed millions of people saw the great work of Michelle Phan and then she started gaining traction and the feature helped her a lot as she completed her 1 million marks very quickly.
Her videos earned her more than 50 million views and the videos went viral in 2009. Phan list of subscribers increased steadily over the years and she earned a whopping of over 9 million subscribers. This success has led her to become a YouTube advertising partner.
She became the first spokesperson of Vietnamese origin to the makeup brand Lancôme. not only in the United States but also around the world. She started her own beauty product subscription entitled MyGlam and later she changed the service to Ipsy.
Phan earned several honors and awards for her contributions to the industry of beauty. She won the Shorty Award under the category of Best YouTube Guru in 2014. She was also awarded the Streamy Award for Inspiration Icon Award in the same year.
Net Worth & Earnings:
The estimated net worth of Phan is more than $55 million. She made all this fortune by posting make-up and fashion tutorials along with the beauty tips on YouTube. She earned a significant amount of money from Youtube as well as a number of other lucrative deals where she was able to land because of her channel.
Michelle Phan has appeared in various magazines such as The Sun Sentinel, St. Petersburg Times and also on the blog BellaSugar. She has also launched a cosmetic line named em in collaboration with L’oreal. Phan published a book entitled Make Up: Your Life Guide to Beauty, Style, and Success Online and Off in cooperation with Random House.