Colleen Ballinger was born on 21st November, 1986. She is a famous American YouTube personality. She is also a singer, comedian, actress and is best known for her famous internet acts Miranda Sings. In her videos, she discusses current events, gives inept tutorials, sometimes she rants about her personal issues and criticizes her haters. In her vlog channel, she features comedy videos and lifestyle videos.
The total number of views on her channel has surpassed 2.7 million. She has more than 8 million subscribers and more that 6 million Instagram followers.
Early Life and Career
She was born in Santa Barbara, California. His dad was a sales manager and his mom was a homemaker. She graduated from Azusa Pacific University where her major was vocal performance in the year 2008. She has two elder brothers and a younger sister. In her early career, she performed for Disney in California.
She used to give private voice and piano lessons to children from 2007 to 2009. In 2009, she started one-woman comedy acts much like one-man comedy acts, in order to make a living. At first, her arrangements were done all by herself; later after nine months she realized she needs a manager. She moved to New York for better opportunities but later she went to West coast in 2012.
She knew that in order to be more successful on YouTube, she needs to collaborate with other YouTubers and be surrounded by YouTube community in Los Angeles. She currently has three channels to herself. And each of them has a good number of views. She is quiet active on social media in order to keep her channels popular. BuzzFeed calls Miranda “The Queen of Twitter”.
Awards and Nominations
She has been nominated for a number of awards and won a few awards too. In the year 2014, she was nominated for Choice Web Star: Comedy at the Teen Choice Awards.
In the year 2015, she won the Choice Web Star: Comedy award at the Teen Choice Awards. At the Streamy Awards, she won the award for Performance Awards: Best Actress. At the same ceremony, she was nominated for Entertainer of the Year and Channels, Series or Shows: Comedy.
In the year 2016, she was nominated for Favorite YouTube Star at the People’s Choice Awards, YouTube Comedian at the 8th Shorty Awards, Choice Web Star: Female award at the Teen Choice Awards, Choice Web Star: Comedy award at the Teen Choice Awards. At the Streamy Awards, she was nominated for Show of the Year: Miranda Sings and Comedy: Miranda Sings.
In 2017, she was nominated for Favorite YouTube Star at the People’s Choice Awards, Choice Comedy Web Star at the Teen Choice Awards and YouTuber of the Year award at the 9th Shorty Awards. In 2018, she was nominated for the award for Favorite Funny YouTube Creator: Miranda Sings at the Kids’ Choice Awards.
Net worth of Colleen Ballinger
Colleen has a net worth of 8 million US Dollars. Her comedy and YouTube presence has made her rich and famous.