Mai Pham Biography

Mai Pham, a Canadian YouTube star known for her beauty and travel videos on her channel ‘maiphammy’, has gained a massive following of over 2.2 million subscribers since posting her first video in August 2015. Alongside her travel and lifestyle content, Mai also shares videos on beauty transformation, daily life, high school, volleyball, and room clean-up. With a passion for travel, Mai has been exploring various countries independently since the age of 15 and even moved out of her parents’ home to pursue her vlogging career. She is also a popular figure on Instagram, boasting over 675k followers.

Quick Facts

  • Age: 21 Years
  • Gender: Female
  • Born in Canada
  • Siblings: Hein


Mai Pham started her YouTube channel maiphammy in December 2010, but she did not post any videos on the channel until she was in high school. The first video that she posted on her channel was in August 2015, called ‘What’s in my Volleyball Bag! 2015’. Thereafter, most of her vlogs were related to volleyball, like volleyball Q&As, what to wear to a volleyball tryout, volleyball tournament, etc.

From mid-2016, she started posting videos about school supply hauls, clothes shopping trips, GRWM, along with volleyball-related videos. In August 2016, she posted a unique video showcasing her singing talent, where she did a cover of the song Habits Of My Heart, by the singer James Young. In late 2017, she moved on to providing more unique content to her viewers in the form of creative videos like cleaning up her room at odd hours, beauty and makeup videos, etc. As she gained popularity, she started doing videos about life in high school, beauty routines, clothing hauls, etc.

She visited Europe as part of her high school trip and shared the details of it with her subscribers in a four-part video. She focused on being a YouTuber and started posting transformation and ‘glow-up’ videos where she would buy new clothes, get her hair, nails, eyelashes and makeup done. The most popular video on her YouTube channel is spending $1000 to be an instagram baddie | transformation challenge. Her video titled cleaning my dirty room at 2am has gathered over 150,000 views and counting. The beauty and lifestyle vlogger’s YouTube channel has amassed over 2.2 million subscribers.

Travel and Personal Life

After leaving high school, Mai Pham began to travel a lot. She has visited various places, including Toronto, California, New York, Hawaii, Bali, London, Amsterdam, Paris, Lisbon, Milan, Rome, etc. She has been a very independent person from a young age. When she was about 11 years old, her father took her to Asia for the first time, where she handled all their flight bookings. This gave her and her parents the confidence to let her travel alone all over the world.

She is very active on Instagram, too, and has over 675k followers. She also attends beauty and lifestyle conferences like BeautyCon. At one point of time, she also had her own apparel and merchandise line. She makes most of her income from YouTube, affiliations and paid sponsorships from fashion brands.

Family & Personal Life

Mai Pham was born on December 5, 2002, in Canada. Her mother’s name is Xuan. She has an elder sister, Hein. Her sister is often seen on her social media feed, travelling with her and spending time with her in general. She lived in Whitecourt in Alberta, Canada. In September 2018, she was suspended from high school for vlogging. She left high school in October 2018, and decided to enroll in an online school. She loves to travel and is constantly travelling all over the world.

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