Michelle started her career as a waitress due to the poor financial condition of her family. Phan uploaded a video related to natural makeup, from a laptop given by her University, which hit over 40,000 views in a week and after a success of her first Youtube video she became active on uploading videos on Youtube.
Phan started her personal blog focusing on tips regarding makeup, posting tutorial on Xanga as Ricebunny username. Her upload How To Get Lady Gaga's Eyes gave her millions of subscribers and also led her to become official video makeup artist of Lancome product and later L'Oreal. She was also offered $1 million from Google to create a 20-hour content, that was a turning point of her life.
Michelle Phan earns huge amount of money as well as wide recognition. She has won Streamy Award for Inspiration Icon Award, Shorty Award for Best YouTube Guru and also nominated for other different awards till now.
Moving towards her personal life, Michelle Phan is dating Dominique Capraro. They met each other at a Parisian cafe on Valentine's Day in New York. They come to the same screen again, while shooting ads in Paris; where their relationship started.
Michelle earns a good sum of salary through her profession. Being a YouTuber she has over 1.1 billion lifetime views and 8 million subscribers. It is estimated that her current net worth is around $50 Million.