Ella Mai - Biography

Last Modified: Oct 10, 2022

Ella Mai
Profession: Singer, Songwriter
Best Known For: Change, Boo'd Up (EPs)
Salary: Under Review
Net Worth: $6 million

Personal Details

Born on : November 3, 1994 (age 28)
Birth Name /
Full Name:
Ella Mai Howell
Birth Place: London, England
Horoscope: Scorpio
Father's Name: N/A
Mother's Name: N/A
Siblings: 1

Mark Davis (brother)

High School: Queens High School of Teaching
University: British and Irish Modern Music Institute London
Ethnicity: Multi-ethnic (Jamaican, Irish)
Nationality: British

Relationships

Sexual Orientation: Straight
Marital Status: In Relationship
Boyfriend Name: Jayson Tatum

Body Measurements

Height: 1.73 meter (5 feet 8 inch)
Weight: 55 kg (121.25 lb)
Hair Color: Black
Eye Color: Dark Brown
Shoe Size: 8 US
Dress Size: 6 US
Breast Size: 35 inch
Waist Size: 28 inch
Hip Size: 35 inch
Bra Size: 34
Cup Size: B

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Who is Ella Mai?

Ella Mai is a singer and songwriter by profession and British by nationality. She is best known for her debut album Ella Mai and EPs Time, Change, and Ready.

Ella Mai – Age, Parents, Siblings

Ella Mai’s birth took place on 3 November 1994 in London, England. She was born Ella Mai Howell to a Jamaican mother and an Irish-Irish father. She was named after American jazz singer Ella Fitzgerald by her mother who is an American jazz music lover.

Source: Instagram (young Ella Mai)

Education, Ethnicity

At the age of 12, Ella Mai moved to New York City where he attended Queens High School of Teaching. After graduating from there, she returned to England and in 2014 joined the British and Irish Modern Music Institute London (BIMM London). She has not spoken of her childhood days, parents, or siblings.

Her ethnicity includes Jamaican and Irish.

Ella Mai – Boyfriend, Husband, Children

Although Mai is a famous singer and songwriter, there is so much of her that is not known. The same is the case with her relationship status. Ella Mai began dating her long-term boyfriend Jayson Tatum on January 2019.

She has never married and is sans husband and children.

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Source: New York Post (Ella Mai, Jayson Tatum)

Ella Mai – Career

Before fame

While still a student at the British and Irish Modern Music Institute London (BIMM London), she competed in season 11 of The X Factor. Back then she entered the competition as a trio, Arize. But the group did not make it beyond the initial audition for the judges. Soon after the band broke up.

Not disheartened, Ella Mai Mai uploaded a four-track solo EP titled Trouble on SoundCloud. It was produced by her high school friend, DJ Kam 1. After she was discovered on Instagram, Mai was signed into DJ Mustard's labels, 10 Summers Records, and Interscope Records.

Source: Rolling Stone (Ella Mai performs in New Orleans, July 2018)

Worked in

Mai in February 2016 released her first EP titled Time followed by Change in November 2016 and Ready in February 2017.

Her single Boo'd Up peaked at number five on the US Billboard Hot 100 and also broke the record for the most weeks at No. 1 of any song by a woman on the R&B/Hip-Hop Airplay chart. After the success of her single Trip, which was released on 3 August 2018, she went on to release her debut album, Ella Mai.

Moreover, she has toured with SweetSexySavage World Tour and the 24K Magic World Tour. Her debut tour began in January 2019.

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Worked with

Ella Mai has collaborated with Ty Dolla Sign, J.I.D, Meek Mill, H.E.R., and John Legend, among others.

Ella Mai – Awards, Nominations

In just a matter of a few years, Mari has accomplished and earned many prestigious awards and nominations. She has been nominated for MTV Video Music Awards, American Music Awards, Grammy Awards, Brit Awards, iHeartRadio Music Awards, and Billboard Music Awards.

Among all her nominations, she has won three Soul Train Music Awards, a Grammy Award, three iHeartRadio Music Awards, and three Billboard Music Awards.

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Source: gofugyourself (Ella Mai wins 2019's Grammy Awards)

Ella Mai – Net Worth, Salary

Her net worth is estimated to be around $6 Million while there have been no estimates for her annual salary.

Ella Mai – Instagram, Twitter, Facebook

On social media, she is active on Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter. She also has her personal website - ellamai.com and YouTube channel.

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