Colleen Mae Ballinger (born November 21, 1986 [Age: 32]) is a famous YouTube personality that has taken the world by storm as her alter-ego, Miranda Sings. Miranda is a character with a big ego and little talent. She is a satire on many of the YouTube personalities littering the internet. It’s a commentary on how people are unaware of how much talent they actually lack. With this huge success, Ballinger is now hitting the road with her one-woman comedy show.
Her YouTube channel, Colleen Vlogs, and her Miranda channel, boasts over 9 billion views and counting. This earned Ballinger a Teen Choice Award for Web Star: Comedy and a Streamy Award for Best Actress. All of this notoriety landed Colleen Mae on The Hollywood Reporter Top 25 Digital Stars list.
On top of YouTube and her one-woman show, the Miranda Sings star has also appeared off-Broadway. She also landed herself a role on Comedians in Cars Getting Coffee and an appearance on The Tonight Show. All of this late-night success culminated in an early morning co-hosting gig on The View.
As Ballinger’s career spiraled to the top, she landed a role as a producer and actor on the Netflix series, Haters Back Off. On this show, Ballinger brings her Miranda Sings character to life for an even larger audience to see. The show lasted for two seasons.
Ballinger still continues her Miranda character online. Seeing as Colleen got pregnant in real life, she added that into the Miranda storyline. Controversially enough, Miranda insists she’s a virgin So, the Miranda character is expecting a virgin birth. Colleen infamously discussed this unique story on an episode of Live with Kelly and Ryan.