Colleen Ballinger is the lady behind the popular YouTube character Miranda Sings. Colleen Ballinger Net Worth Miranda has been improved by her controversially talentless career. Sings is a singer seen to be ridiculously talentless by everyone else but herself. Continue reading to find out more.
Colleen created the character to satirize people with a bad voice who attempt to make their big break on the social media platform.
Colleen Ballinger Biography
Ballinger was born on November 21, 1986, in Santa Barbara, California where she was also raised. Her father Tim Ballinger, is a sales manager while her mom Gwen was a homemaker.
She has two older brothers, Christopher and Trent and a younger sister named Rachel.
After graduating from San Marcos High School, Ballinger attended Azusa Pacific University graduating in 2008 with a degree in vocal performance. During her college years, she began performing for Disney and also gave piano lessons to kids.
While in college, Colleen began to make fun of rude and cocky girls in her school who despite being poor at singing attempted to make YouTube careers out of it.
Colleen began posted satirical videos just for laughs among her friends. Subsequently, her videos garnered traction and soon made her a star.
Colleen Ballinger Career
Colleen Ballinger started off her YouTube career as Miranda Sings, which is a weird online character that she used to satirize pop culture. Today her videos have over 2.4 billion views.
Colleen Ballinger currently handles 3 YouTube channels, one with Miranda sings has 8 million subscribers, a Vlog channel named ‘Colleen Vlogs’ with over 1 million subscribers, and a YouTube beauty and lifestyle Channel named ‘PsychoSoprano’ with over 5 million subscribers.
She has done two Hollywood movies, ‘Varla Jean and the Mushroomhead’s’ and ‘Miranda Sings Selp Helf’ as Miranda Sings.
Colleen Ballinger has also been a part of multiple Television series like ‘Dr. Fubalous’, ‘Victorious,’ ‘The View,’ ‘HeyUSA,’ ‘Haters Back Off,’ ‘Chelsea,’ ‘MyMusic,’ ‘Hipsterhood,’ and ‘The Tonight Show with Jimmy Fallon.’
Colleen Ballinger is also involved in multiple charity works. In 2015, she organized a fundraiser in order to help the people living with childhood cancer with GoFundMe and her main YouTube channel. Later she donated all the funds at St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital.
Colleen Ballinger has also written a book named Selp-Helf in 2015, which became a New York Times Best Seller.
In 2016, she also debuted on YouTube Red with a series called ‘Prank Academy.’ She also produced, acted, and co-wrote a Netflix series called ‘Haters Back Off.’
Colleen Ballinger dated fellow YouTube star Joshua David Evans for 7 years, before marrying him in July 2015 in a wedding that was held in California.
Both born to be in front of the camera, Colleen and Joshua never shied away from flaunting their romance on their respective channels.
They even posted an 18-minute clip of their wedding for the viewing pleasure of their fans. Unfortunately, their seemingly perfect relationship came crashing down in October 2016, just about a year after their wedding.
Colleen took to her Psycho Soprano channel to announce the split via an emotional video where she narrated that things with Evans were never as smooth as they painted it.
“We have always had a rocky relationship since the beginning, we’ve always butted heads, we’ve always fought ever since we met. It’s never been a perfect relationship,” the YouTube star narrated.
She then continued;
“For a long time now I’ve realized how unhappy we both were. I know a lot of you are going to be really disappointed and really mad and really hurt by this because you do feel really close to us and you looked up to our relationship and our love.”
Evans also took to his channel to talk about their shocking divorce.
“We’ve had some great times and terrible times over the past eight years,” he said.
“I am not choosing this divorce, I do not want this divorce. I want her but I truly believe she thinks she’s making the right decision right now and I can’t make her decisions for her.”
Following the split, they both took a break from social media. Their union produced no kids. They have both since taken down the videos where they talked about their divorce.
Colleen Ballinger Net Worth
Colleen Ballinger is an American comedian, actress, singer, and YouTube personality who has a net worth of $8 million.
Colleen Ballinger was born in Santa Barbara, California in November 1986. Ballinger majored in vocal performance at Azusa Pacific University.
She performed for Disney in California from 2007 to 2009 and gave voice and piano lessons. She performed on stage in High School Musical. Ballinger is best known for playing the Internet character Miranda Sings.
She posts videos of the character on YouTube and also performers in comedy clubs and theaters worldwide. Colleen’s YouTube channel is called Psychosoprano.
Ballinger has performed off-Broadway and has appeared on television and web series as well as a guest artist on many albums.
Ballinger has over 400 million views on YouTube and she was nominated for a Teen Choice Award in 2014 as Miranda Sings.
She appeared as Miranda Sings on Comedians in Cars Getting Coffee with Jerry Seinfeld and on The Tonight Show in 2014.
Ballinger has been ranked one of the top 100 most influential YouTubers. Her Miranda Sings comedy channel was ranked #7 and her Psychosoprano channel was ranked #17 on YouTube comedy channels. In 2015 Colleen wrote a successful memoir and signed a Netflix series deal.
Today she earns $5 million per year from her various endeavors.
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