Michelle Phan is an American-Vietnamese make-up demonstrator, entrepreneur and mostly known as one of the best YouTube personality. Phan’s YouTube channel has over 9 million subscribers and 1.1 billion lifetime views. And today in this article, we are going to discuss about Michelle Phan net worth, wiki, career and some other details about her.
So now, without any further ado, let’s get started with Michelle Phan wiki first.
Michelle Phan Wiki
Michelle Phan was born in Boston, Massachusetts, on April 11, 1987. She grew up in Tampa, Florida with an elder brother and a younger sister. And in Tampa, she attended Tampa Bay Technical High School.
Michelle Phan’s family was very poor when she was young, her father used to be a gambler and he left the family when Phan was just 6 years old. Still, Michelle Phan’s mother married again to give their child a better future. But unfortunately, her mother got divorced again and shifted to a one-room apartment with all the three kids. They suffered a lot and use to sleep on the floor, but they were happy as they were together. <3
But even after all the financial and life problems, Phan came out to be an excellent student.
Phan’s mother always wanted her to make a strong career like in medicine instead of makeup but Michelle Phan was a passionate girl and she followed her passion to be a makeup artist.
After completing her high schools, Phan attended Ringling College of Art and Design. And in March 2014 Phan got her degree for an Honorary Doctorate of Arts. To help her family, Michelle Phan also worked as a waitress in a Shushi Restaraunt while she was a student.
Although Phan’s mother wanted Phan to be in the medical field, Phan was able to successfully persuade her mother to let her attend the series of make-up and cosmetic classes.
Michelle Phan said that her mother was her biggest inspiration of all time. Her mother was a beautician and used to nails and other makeups and Phan was so amazed to see, how her mother was empowering other women and making them beautiful.
Michelle Phan Career
As a YouTuber
After gaining enough knowledge about makeup and cosmetic in general from the series of make-up and cosmetic classes that she attended while she was in college, Michelle Phan started her beauty blog in 2005. On her blog, she posted various make-up tutorials. And her articles were so helpful for people that she started getting regular requests from the readers.
So, she finally decided to upload vlogs and started uploading vlogs on Xanga with the username, Ricebunny. And later in 2007, she moved to YouTube and uploaded her first makeup tutorial on YouTube in May 2017.
Then, she started posting makeup tutorials and makeup tricks regularly on her channel and she started getting a lot of popularity for her makeup tutorials.
On 22 January 2010 the social media news giant, BuzzFeed featured two of Phan’s makeup tutorials and they were about “How To Get Lady Gaga’s Eyes“. After being featured in BuzzFeed tons of people saw the great work of Michelle Phan and she started gaining traction and the feature helped her a lot as she completed her 1 million marks very quickly.
Here is the video of Michelle Phan that was featured on BuzzFeed
From then on, a lot of magazine companies like St. Petersburg Times and The Sun-Sentinel started featuring her in their magazines. Also, a lot of other bloggers started to cover her story on their blogs.
Because of the huge popularity that she was gaining through her YouTube channel, the beauty giant company, Lancôme approached Michelle Phan to be their official video make-up artist. She became the first one from Vietnam to work as Lancôme representative not only in the United States but also around the whole world.
As an Entrepreneur
In September 2011 Michelle Phan started her own beauty product subscription service names “MyGlam” and later on as her service started getting more popularity she renamed her service to “Ipsy“. The Ipsy service has expanded immensely, totaling in 1.5 million paid annual subscribers and a worth of $500 million
Also in August 2013, Phan took another greater step towards a bright future by launching a cosmetic line named “EM Cosmetics” in partnership with L’Oreal and the cosmetic line, EM Cosmetics was totally dedicated to Michelle Phan’s mother.
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Some other Massive Achievements
In 2014, Michelle published her own novel, Make Up: Your Life Guide to Beauty, Style, and Success – Online and Off, published by Random House. And the book was so good to read that it also went a lot viral among youngsters and was nominated for several awards including a Streamy Award for Inspiration Icon Award and a Shorty Award for Best YouTube Guru, both of which she won.
And also in 2014, Michelle Phan’s YouTube channel was ranked on 48th position on New Media Rockstars’ Top 100 Channels
In 2016 Michelle Phan voiced Jessica Jones on the Marvel Avenger Academy, mobile game.
Okay so now, after taking a whole view of her journey, let’s get into our most important topic for the day and that is Michelle Phan net worth.
Michelle Phan Net Worth
By now, after reading the complete article above, you may already know that Michelle Phan has too many different sources of passive income. If we sum it up, Michelle Phan is making tons of money every year. And by gathering all her source of incomes and other data, below is a table that represents what is the total net worth of Michelle Phan
|Michelle Phan Net Worth 2016:||$3 Million|
|Michelle Phan Net Worth 2017:||$50 Million|
|Michelle Phan Net Worth 2018:||Under Review|
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