Ella Mai is an English singer and songwriter and Grammy Award winner. She was signed by American record producer Mustard’s record label, 10 Summers Records in late 2014 upon being discovered on social media. Her self-titled debut studio album was released in October 2018 and featured the singles Boo’d Up and Trip, which were released on 20 February 2018 and 3 August 2018, respectively. In 2019, Boo’d Up was nominated for two Grammy Awards: Song of the Year and Best R&B Song, winning for the latter, as well as Mai herself being nominated for British Breakthrough Act at the 2019 Brit Awards.

Birth Name

Ella Mai Howell

Nickname

Ella

Profession

Singer, Songwriter

Genre

R&B

Instruments

Vocals

Labels

10 Summers, Interscope Records

Nationality

English

Personal Life

Birthday / Date of Birth

Ella Mai was born on 3rd of November 1994, in London, England, United kingdom.

Age

She is currently 25 years old.

Residence

Los Angeles, California, United States

Sun Sign

Scorpio

Ethnicity

Multiracial

She has Irish ancestry on her father’s side and Jamaican roots on her mother’s side.

Religion

Christianity

Education

Mai moved from London to New York City at the age of 12 and graduated from Queens High School of Teaching in Glen Oaks, Queens, before returning to England. Later, she studied creative musicianship at the British and Irish Modern Music Institute London.

Family Details

  • Father – Unknown
  • Mother – Her mother is a teacher.
  • Siblings – Unknown

Marital Status

Single

Boyfriend / Spouse

Ella Mai has dated –

  • Kehlani (2018) – In August 2018, she was linked with fellow singer, Kehlani, after a video of them cuddling emerged on the social media. Some sources claimed that they had been dating for a couple of weeks but had opted to keep it a secret as Ella was worried that a lesbian affair won’t be good for her image.

  • Jayson Tatum (2019-Present) – Ella started dating basketball player Jayson Tatum in 2019.

Physical Statistics

Height

  • In feet – 5 feet 7 inches
  • In centimeters – 170 cm
  • In meters – 1.70 m

Weight

  • In Kilograms – 55 kg
  • In Pounds – 121 lbs

Body Measurements

  • Measurements – 34-25-34
  • Bust – 34 inches
  • Waist – 25 inches
  • Hip – 34 inches
  • Bra Size – 32D

Body Build

Slim

Hair Color

Dark Brown

Eye Color

Dark Brown

Dress Size

Her dress size is 4 (US).

Shoe Size

She wears a size 8 (US) shoe.

Sexuality

Straight

Professional Statistics

Famous For

Ella Mai found plenty of success with her hit single Boo’d Up, which peaked at #5 on the US Billboard Hot 100 chart and was certified as 2x Platinum by RIAA.

Singing Debut

In February 2016, she released her debut EP, Time, which didn’t earn much success. She found success with her second EP, Change, which peaked at the 20th position on the US R&B chart.

Television Debut

In 2018, Ella Mai made her first TV show appearance on the comedy talk show Jimmy Kimmel Live!.

Brand Endorsements

Ella Mai hasn’t done endorsement work for any brand yet.

Awards & Nominations

Year Awards Category Nominated Work Result
2018 MTV Video Music Awards Song of Summer “Boo’d Up” Nominated
American Music Awards Favorite Song – Soul/R&B Nominated
Favorite Female Artist – Soul/R&B Herself Nominated
Soul Train Music Awards Best Song of the Year “Boo’d Up” Won
The Ashford & Simpson Songwriter’s Award Won
Best Video of the Year Nominated
Best R&B/Soul Female Artist Herself Won
BBC Sound of 2019 Nominated
Metro Ones To Watch 2019 Nominated
2019 Grammy Awards Best R&B Song “Boo’d Up” Won
Song of the Year Nominated
Brit Awards Best Breakthrough Act Herself Nominated
iHeartRadio Music Awards R&B Song of the Year “Boo’d Up” Won
R&B Artist of the Year Herself Won
Best New R&B Artist Won
Billboard Music Awards Top New Artist Nominated
Top Female Artist Nominated
Top R&B Artist Won
Top R&B Female Artist Won
Top R&B Album Ella Mai Nominated
Top R&B Song “Boo’d Up” Won
“Trip” Nominated
BET Awards Coca-Cola Viewers’ Choice Award Won
MTV Video Music Awards Best R&B Nominated
BMI Award Most Performed R&B/Hip-Hop Songs “Boo’d Up” Won

Ella Mai Favorite

Ella Mai Net worth

Ella Mai has an estimated net worth of $6 million dollars as of 2019.

Social Media Profiles

Some Lesser Known Facts About Ella Mai

  • Ella was named by her parents after the iconic jazz singer, Ella Fitzgerald.
  • As a child, she got trained in acting, dance and vocals.
  • While studying in New York, Ella turned her attention to soccer and played soccer for 9 years with the school team as well as for a club.
  • In 2014, she competed on the 11th season of the music reality show The X Factor along with her crew named Arize which was formed with a few like-minded girls. Unfortunately they couldn’t make past the audition round.
  • She started her music journey by posting song covers on her social media accounts and started posting covers on Instagram in 2015.
  • In 2017, Kehlani roped Ella Mai in for her SweetSexySavage World Tour.
  • In 2018 she won three Soul Train Music Awards, two for her single Boo’d Up and one for herself in the category Best R&B/Soul Female Artist.
  • In August 2018, she toured across the major cities in the US as a part of The Boo’d Up Tour.
  • In 2019, Ella Mai won the Billboard Music Awards for Top R&B Artist and Top Female R&B Artist.
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