Colleen Ballinger is a multihyphenate; actor, comedian, trained vocalist, writer and executive producer. Best known for portraying her character, ‘Miranda Sings,’ a personality that is the polar opposite of Ms. Ballinger, Colleen has amassed over 20 Million followers across social media and passed 2 billion views on YouTube. She can currently be seen as ‘Miranda’ on the newly release second season of her Netflix Original series, HATERS BACK OFF, as well headlining the worldwide, live tour, “Miranda Sings Live...You’re Welcome”.
The character Miranda was created in 2008 and became mainstream when Colleen received a personal call from Jerry Seinfeld to appear on his series Comedians in Cars Getting Coffee, and subsequently The Tonight Show with Jimmy Fallon. ‘Miranda’s’ origins were intended as a parody of the young,self-absorbed singers with more far more confidence (and vibrato) than talent which Colleen sawuploading videos to YouTube. Miranda is known for her overdrawn red lips, questionable advice aboutsinging and life, a deluded self-confidence, and over-the-top rants about her family and personal problems.As the success of Miranda Sings was taking off, Colleen began performing live as the character in cabaret venues and theaters, before eventually taking the act on the road in both national and international sold-out tours. She has appeared as Miranda on Jerry Seinfeld’s Comedians in Cars Getting Coffee and The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon, and has also been a guest co-host on The View out of character.