What is Michelle Phan's net worth? Michelle Phan's net worth is $3 million dollars. Born in Boston, Massachusetts, Michelle Phan grew up in Massachusetts, California, and Florida. Her parents urged her to become a doctor, but she enjoyed art, and convinced her family to allow her to attend school for illustration. She graduated from Ringling College of Art and Design and the Massachusetts College of Art and Design. While working as a waitress in 2006, she began posting makeup tutorials on YouTube. Her makeup videos, which include titles like, "Romantic Valentine Look", "Makeup for Glasses", "Brighter Larger Looking Eyes", and her most popular video, "Lady Gaga 'Poker Face' Tutorial", were almost instant hits. Her videos have been seen almost 600 million times, and she has over a million subscribers to her channel. Her popularity has led to numerous magazine articles and editorials, including features in Seventeen, St. Petersburg Times, the Sun Sentinel, NYLON, and Forbes Magazine. She also formed a lucrative partnership with Lancome, and features their makeup in all of her tutorials.