Colleen Ballinger is an American YouTuber, comedian, actress, singer and writer. She is best known for her Internet character Miranda Sings, posting videos of the character on YouTube performing her one woman comedy act on tour in theatres worldwide and creating a Netflix original television show based on the character. She created the comically talentless, egotistical and eccentric character to satirize the many YouTube videos featuring people singing badly in hopes of breaking into show business but who appear unaware of their lack of talent. Ballinger also features comedy and lifestyle videos on her personal YouTube channel and a vlog channel, Colleen Vlogs. Her YouTube channels, combined have surpassed 4 billion total views. The Miranda Sings channel has more than 10 million subscribers and the character has more than 6 million Instagram followers. Ballinger won a Teen Choice Award for Web Star: Comedy and a Streamy Award as Best Actress.
Miranda Sings, Cookie, Psycho Soprano, Fraggle
Comedian, Actress, Singer, YouTube Personality
Birthday / Date of Birth
Colleen Ballinger was born on the 21st of November 1986, in Santa Barbara, California, United States.
She is currently 32 years old.
Ballinger was homeschooled during middle school attended San Marcos High School in Santa Barbara, California and graduated in 2008 from Azusa Pacific University in California, where she majored in vocal performance.
- Father – Tim Ballinger (Sales Manager)
- Mother – Gwen Ballinger (Homemaker)
- Siblings – Christopher Ballinger (Older Brother) (YouTuber), Trent Ballinger (Older Brother), Rachel Ballinger (Younger Sister) (YouTuber)
- Relatives – Bailey Ballinger (Niece), Jacob Ballinger (Nephew), Parker Ballinger (Nephew), Jessica Ballinger (Sister-in-Law), Andrew Trent (Cousin), Stefanie Trent (Cousin), Adam Trent (Cousin)
Boyfriend / Spouse
Colleen Ballinger has dated –
- Joshua David Evans (2009-2016) – Colleen was in a relationship with singer and YouTube personality Joshua David Evans. They became famous as a YouTube couple and were featured under this title on Nightline in 2015. The couple tied the knot on July 2, 2015, in California and their wedding video was viewed over 12 million times. Their marriage could not survive long and in September 2016, the Miranda Sings star declared that they were heading for divorce.
- Erik Stocklin (2017-Present) – In late 2017, Colleen started dating actor Erik Stocklin. They together have been seen on Netflix series Haters Back Off. In June 2018, they confirmed their relationship and got engaged. Later, she got pregnant and gave birth to a child, a son named Flynn Timothy Stocklin on December 10, 2018.
- In feet – 5 feet 6 inches
- In centimeters – 158 cm
- In meters – 1.58 m
- In Kilograms – 52 kg
- In Pounds – 115 lbs
- Measurements – 35-23-34
- Bust – 35 inches
- Waist – 23 inches
- Hip – 34 inches
- Bra Size – 32D
Her dress size is 4 (US).
She wears a size 7.5 (US) shoe.
Colleen gained fame with her online character Miranda Sings which is a very popular YouTube video series. The actress is also known for her one-woman comic acts in theater tours globally.
In 2011, She made her film debut with Varla Jean and the Mushroomheads playing the character of Miranda Sings.
In 2012, Colleen made her TV debut with Dr. Fubalous as Nurse Royal in six episodes. She also appeared as Miranda Sings for 1 episode.
In 2016, Colleen was seen in TV commercials on DiGiorno pizza company.
Awards & Nominations
|2014||Teen Choice Awards||Choice Web Star: Comedy||Nominated|
|2015||Teen Choice Awards||Choice Web Star: Comedy||Won|
|Streamy Awards||Performance Awards: Best Actress||Won|
|Entertainer of the Year||Nominated|
|Channels, Series or Shows: Comedy||Nominated|
|2016||People’s Choice Awards||Favorite YouTube Star||Nominated|
|8th Shorty Awards||YouTube Comedian||Nominated|
|Teen Choice Awards||Choice Web Star: Female||Nominated|
|Teen Choice Awards||Choice Web Star: Comedy||Nominated|
|Streamy Awards||Show of the Year: Miranda Sings||Nominated|
|Comedy: Miranda Sings||Nominated|
|2017||People’s Choice Awards||Favorite YouTube Star||Nominated|
|9th Shorty Awards||YouTuber of the Year||Nominated|
|Teen Choice Awards||Choice Comedy Web Star||Nominated|
|2018||Kids’ Choice Awards||Favorite Funny YouTube Creator: Miranda Sings||Nominated|
|Teen Choice Awards||Choice Comedy Web Star||Nominated|
|Streamy Awards||Collaboration: Miranda Sings and Sofie Dossi||Nominated|
|2019||11th Shorty Awards||YouTuber of the Year||Nominated|
|People’s Choice Awards||Comedy Act of 2019||Nominated|
Colleen Ballinger Favorites
- Favorite Band – The Bird and the Bee, The Weepies
- Favorite Animal – Cat
- Favorite Snapchat Filter – The Dog
- Favorite All-Time Animated Movie – Beauty and the Beast (1991)
- Favorite Person – Her Dad
- Favorite Colors – Pink, Black
- Favorite Outfit – Black Dress
- Favorite Pastime – Cooking, Painting, Playing Ukulele
- Favorite Food – Chocolate Chip Cookies
Colleen Ballinger Net worth
Colleen Ballinger has an estimated net worth of $15 million dollars as of 2019. She got popular through the character Miranda Sings and Psycho Soprano.
Social Media Portfolio
- Facebook – Colleen Ballinger
- Instagram – colleen
- Twitter – Colleen Ballinger
- YouTube Channel – Colleen Ballinger, Colleen Vlogs
Some Lesser Known Facts About Colleen Ballinger
- In 2009, Ballinger released a Christmas EP titled Christmas With Miranda Sings.
- In 2009, Ballinger began to make a living by performing her live one-woman comedy act in character as Miranda Sings.
- In 2012, Ballinger was featured as nurse Royal in the web series Dr. Fubalous.
- In 2013, she starred in the episode Under the Bed in the web series The Flipside and as Amara in episode 9 of season 2 of the web series Hipsterhood.
- In 2014, she appeared in the episode Wedding Plans! on the web series MyMusic.
- In 2015, the actress bagged a Teen Choice Award under the Web Star: Comedy category and also won the Best Actress at the Streamy Awards.
- The Daily American ranked her character Miranda as the 7th Most Popular YouTube personality in 2015. The same year, The Hollywood Reporter ranked Miranda among the Top 25 Digital Stars.
- In 2015, Ballinger appeared as Miranda on The Grace Helbig Show, together with Jim Parsons and she released a book, Selp-Helf, published by Simon & Schuster, which calls it a decidedly unhelpful, candid, hilarious how-to guide.
- In 2015, Miranda was ranked the 7th most popular YouTube personality, by Daily American and one of the Top 25 Digital Stars, by The Hollywood Reporter.
- The couple toured from California to Florida for over 11-performance tours for The Colleen & Josh Show.
- She is very good friends with YouTube personalities Frankie J. Grande and Glozell Green.
- In July 2015, Colleen released a book that voiced the online character Miranda titled Self-Help. The book was an instant hit and was listed at the top of Publishers Weekly Hardcover Non-Fiction best-sellers and The New York Times Best Seller list for Advice, How-To & Miscellaneous.
- In December 2015, she and her partner Joshua Evans did many comic and music shows in California under the title of Colleen and Joshua’s Holiday Spectacular.
- In 2016, Forbes magazine ranked Ballinger as the ninth highest-earning YouTuber.
- In 2018, she appeared as The Disco Dancer in season 3 of the web series Escape the Night in a cameo role in the animated film Ralph Breaks the Internet and in the Ariana Grande music video Thank U, Next.