Michelle Phan is a Vietnamese-American makeup artist, entrepreneur, voice actress and a popular YouTuber.
Michelle was born on April 11, 1987 (age 33 years) in Boston, Massachusetts, United States.
Michelle Phan Career
As of 2005, Phan had a personal blog where she discussed different makeup tutorials. Under the username ‘Ricebunny’ Michelle began posting tutorial vlogs on Xanga and then became a YouTuber in May 2007.
In 2009 and 2010, BuzzFeed featured two of her “How To Get Lady Gaga’s Eyes” makeup tutorials videos. The videos went viral and fetched her over a million subscribers on her YouTube Chanel. In 2010, Michelle featured some products of Lancôme which resulted in their making her their official video makeup artist.
Michelle co-founded MyGlam with Marcelo Camberos and Jennifer Goldfarb in 2011. The company was rebranded as IPSY in 2012. In 2015, IPSY raised $100 million in Series B funding and was valued at $500 million that year. She was named to the Inc. 30 under 30 and Forbes 30 under 30 lists that year. IPSY now has over 1.5 million monthly subscribers and a value of $800 million. However, Michelle left the company in September 2017.
Michelle also has a business interest in companies like Endemol Beyond, Thematic, and others.
Michelle Phan Copyright infringement lawsuit
Michelle Phan was sued by Ultra Records for copyright infringements in July 2014. According to Ultra Records, Michelle had used their music in her YouTube videos without their permission.
For up to 50 instances of what Ultra Records referred to as copyright infringements, they sought up to $150,000 in damages per infringement which would have been a total of up to $7.5 million.
Michelle’s lawyers stated that she had received permission from Ultra Records before using the music in question. Michelle and her lawyers then filed a countersuit against Ultra Records on September 18, 2014. In August 2015, however, both lawsuit and countersuit were dropped when both parties agreed to settle out of court.
Michelle Phan Net Worth
Michelle Phan is currently worth approximately $50 million. Thanks to her successful YouTube career and her various business ventures.
Michelle Phan Height
Michelle Phan is 1.55 m in height.
Michelle Phan Dominique Capraro
Michelle Phan met his Dominique Capraro in 2008 in Paris France and started dating him two years later. The couple tried a long-distance relationship for a while but Dominique moved to Los Angeles to be with her.
Michelle Phan Age
Michelle Phan was born on April 11, 1987, which makes her 33 years of age in 2020.
Michelle Phan IPSY
Michelle Phan, Marcelo Camberos, and Jennifer Goldfarb co-founded IPSy in 2011. Currently, Marcelo Camberos serves as the CEO while Jennifer Goldfarb serves as the President. The startup raised $100 million in Series B funding in 2015 and was valued at $500 million that year. IPSY now has over 1.5 million monthly subscribers and a value of $800 million. However, Michelle left the company in September 2017.
Michelle Phan Plastic Surgery
According to sources, Michelle Phan has had some sorts of plastic surgery to boost her image. Some alleged procedures she supposedly underwent include, a nose job, Botox and chin implants.