Ella Mai

Ella Mai is an American Songwriter, singer, and entrepreneur who’s released three EPs so far, Time, Change, and Ready in the timezone of 2016-2018. Born on 3 November 1994, she has a huge fan following on her social media as her music has a very fresh yet vintage vibe. She has also participated in the X factor in the year 2014. In 2019, she was nominated for two Grammy awards for Song of the year and best R&B track. Let’s read more about her life.

NameElla Mai Howell
Age27 Years
Date of Birth3 November 1994
EducationQueen high school of Teaching
ProfessionSinger, Youtuber, Social media influencer
Relationship StatusSingle
Zodiac SignScorpio
Net Worth$8 Million (Estimated)

Early Life

Ella Mai is born to an Irish father and Jamaican mother in America. Since her mother had a huge interest in Jazz music, she named her Ella after getting inspired by Ella Fitzgerald. Later she moved to New York City as her mother took a teaching job, and life was struggling for her at that time. She’s also mentioned in a few interviews that she was bullied for her accent.


Ella’s career started at British and Irish Modern Music Institute, London where she participated in X-Factor, Series 11 simultaneously. She uploaded her 4 track Originals EP named Troubled, was discovered on Instagram and got associated with DJ Mustard label, Interscope, and 10 Summer records.

In 2016 and 2017 followed a series of drops like Time, She doesn’t, Change, Ready, etc. Her music video “Boo’d Up” in 2018 got her immense popularity as it came to the top 10 songs in the US, calling it to be her breakthrough hit.

She has collaborated with many stars like Ty Dolla, Chris Brown, John Legend, H.E.R., to name a few.

Awards and Nominations

  • Nominated for Best R&B Song, Song of the year winning the first one.
  • Nominated for American Music Awards, 2018.
  • Won BET Awards for “Trip”, 2019.
  • Won iHeartRadio Awards in 2019.
  • Winner for Billboards music awards and nominated for a top female R&B artist in 2019.
  • Won Soultrain music awards for Boo’d Up.
  • Third nomination for Grammy for Best R&B Album in 2020.

Education Qualification

Ella Mai completed her school at Queen high school of Teaching and completed further education in Britain about which not much is mentioned. It is said that she didn’t take any formal education in Singing as well.


Ella Mai is born to an Irish father and Jamaican mother in America. Since her mother had a huge interest in Jazz music. At the age of 12, they moved to New York City. She faced a huge culture shock when she shifted to New York. Her family has been a major support in building her career.


It is rumored that Ella’s lyrics are inspired by someone special in her life who is not revealed. It was rumored that she was dating John Wall but it turned out the speculations were untrue.

Photos & Videos

Ella Mai Photoshoot Cover Photo
Ella Mai Performing on stage
Ella Mai Professional Photoshoot

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