Michelle Phan was born on 11th April 1987, is an American entrepreneur and makeup guru who became famous as a Vlogger on Youtube. She has over 7.6 million subscribers, 350 videos and 1.1 billion lifetime views.
Phan was born in Boston, Massachusetts. She moved to Florida and attended Tampa Bay Technical High school. Later on she joined Ringling College of Art and Design and received an honorary doctorate from Ringling.
In 2005, Phan had a personal blog where she discussed makeup and showed tutorials as well. Women loved her and followed her. She also started posting her daily vlogs tutorials with the name Ricebunny and then finally started in May 2007 by posting on YouTube. She gave a touch of Bob Ross in her production style. Buzzfeed showed two of Phan’s videos “How to get Lady Gaga’s Eyes” which opened doors to her fame in 2009 and 2010. Those videos literally went viral and led her YouTube channel having million subscribers. Lancôme made Phan their official video make-up artist and Michelle Phan featured Lancome products in some of her videos. Then she became a YouTube advertising partner and also launched FAWN which is a multi-channel Network MCN in 2012.
Phan’s most caring and loving partner who supported her in all steps of life is Dominique Capraro. He also appeared in many of her personal videos.
In 2011, Michelle Phan co-founded monthly beauty products subscription service also known as ‘MyGlam’ which is now called as Ipsy. Ipsy was launched in 2012 and now she is CEO of Ipsy. Michelle Phan launched her own cosmetic line called “em” on 15 August 2013. She announced her partnership with Endemol Beyond USA to build a talent network that will feature people from YouTube and create unique content for millennials. She also launched a book called “Make Up: Your Life Guide to Beauty, Style, and Success — Online and Off” in October 2014. In September 2014, she launched a record label called Shift Music Group.