|Celebrated Name:||Ella Mai|
|Real Name/Full Name:||Ella Mai Howell|
|Age:||28 years old|
|Birth Date:||3 November 1994|
|Birth Place:||London, United Kingdom|
|Children/Kids (Son and Daughter):||No|
|Is Ella Mai Lesbian?:||No|
|Profession:||Singer and songwriter|
|Net Worth in 2023:||$8 Million|
|Last Updated:||October 2023|
Ella Mai is a popular English singer and songwriter. She has auditioned as a part of a three-member group in the 11th season of The X-Factor. Her songs “Boo’d Up” and “Trip” are immensely well received. The song “Boo’d Up” even landed her the Grammy Award for Best R&B Song in 2019. Besides, she has won 2 other Grammy Awards as well.
Maybe you know about Ella Mai very well, but do you know how old and tall is she and what is her net worth in 2023? If you do not know, we have prepared this article about details of Ella Mai’s short biography-wiki, career, professional life, personal life, today’s net worth, age, height, weight, and more facts. Well, if you’re ready, let’s start.
Early Life & Biography
Ella Mai, whose full name is Ella Mai Howell, was born on 3rd November 1994 in London, the United Kingdom, to an Irish father and Jamaican mother. Her mother, who is a huge fan of American Jazz music, named her after the legendary Jazz singer Ella Fitzgerald. When she was just 12 years old, she relocated to New York City. There, she went to Queens High School of Teaching located in Glen Oaks and, after graduating, returned to London.
Ella Mai is very close with her mother was her biggest inspiration during her early years. Her biggest influences are Destiny’s Child, Brandy, Alicia Keys, Mariah Carey, and especially Chris Brown. She thinks of herself as a tomboy and believes she is the least feminine girl one could ever find. With that being said, she has been linked to fellow singer Kehlani and professional Basketball player Jayson Tatum, but neither relationship was ever confirmed.
Age, Height, and Weight
Being born on 3 November 1994, Ella Mai is 28 years old as of today’s date 3rd October 2023. Her height is 1.70m tall, and her weight is 55 kg.
In 2014, Ella was studying at the British and Irish Modern Music Institute in London. During this time, she went on to compete in Season 11 of The X-Factor, as a part of the three-member group Arize. Unfortunately, the group couldn’t advance beyond the initial stage, and thus the group broke up shortly thereafter. The next year, she recorded four songs and put them in an EP called “Trouble” and uploaded it to SoundCloud.
This didn’t bring a huge change in her life, and she started uploading small clips of her covers of popular songs. This made her quite popular on Instagram, and Dj Mustard took notice. This led to her signing with Dj Mustard’s record label, ten summer records, and Interscope Records.
Under the guidance of Dj Mustard, she released the EP “Time” in February of 2016, which became an underground hit. Her next EP “Change” was released in November of 2016, which was successful as well. Her next EP ”Ready” came out in February of 2017 and became an overnight success. The song “Boo’d Up” which was a part of the EP, became highly popular among the youths. She released an official video for the song on the 26th of April, 2018 which drew amazing responses as well.
The song was featured at #5 on the US Billboard Hot 100. In August, she released the track “Trip” with the video of the song coming out in the next month. The song was featured on the Billboard Hot 100 at #11. She then released the album “Ella Mai” on the 12th of October 2018 featuring guest appearances from artists like Chris Brown, John Legend, and H.E.R. The album was a success once again. Besides, she has performed on Saturday Night Live as well.
Awards & Achievements
Ella Mai has achieved a lot in her short career. Some of her achievements are mentioned below:
- She was the winner of the Coca-Cola Viewers’ Choice Award for her song “Trip” at BET Awards in 2019.
- She was named as the Top R&B artist at the Billboard Music Awards 2019.
- Her song “Boo’d Up” was named as the Top R&B Song at the Grammy Awards 2019.
- At the iHeartRadio Music Awards in 2019, she won the Best New R&B Artist award, R&B Artist of the Year award, and R&B Song of the Year Award (for her song “Boo’d Up”).
Net Worth & Salary of Ella Mai in 2023
As of October 2023, Ella Mai has gathered a net worth of $8 Million. She has generated most of her earnings because of her singing career. Her other income sources include earnings from her YouTube channel and merchandise relating to her song “Boo’d Up,” which includes Hats, Sweatshirts, Tees, and phone cases. Also, she has been part of stage shows, be it her own stage show or in collaboration with other artists. She has also made appearances on Nickelodean’s All Hat and Saturday Night Live.
Ella Mai has been an incredible singer, and even with setbacks, she has achieved her goal of becoming a successful professional singer and even performing with her one of the most favorite artists Chris Brown in the process. One lesson we can all learn from her life is to never give up, even in the times of adversity and keep going. Here’s wishing her the best of luck for all her future endeavors and hope we see more of her in the future.