Former Giant YouTuber Michelle Phan is Now a Bitcoin Evangelist

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[NEWS BLOG]: Former Giant YouTuber Michelle Phan is Now a Bitcoin Evangelist

After leaving YouTube at the height of her channel in 2015, one of YouTube’s earliest creators and most famous beauty stars, Michelle Phan, picked up cryptocurrencies as one of her most stimulating interests, finding her discovery of Bitcoin more exciting than that of YouTube.

Feeling burnt-out, but also thinking that she'd accomplished all that she wanted to on YouTube since she started her beauty channel in 2007, the 32-year-old American makeup artist, entrepreneur, author, and voice actress decided that the highest point of the channel was the best to walk away, she told The Cut.

While Phan still has an interest in beauty and plans to pursue it, she has also turned to other things she finds appealing, one of which is cryptocurrency. She said in the recent interview that she needs spontaneity not to become bored, and crypto and blockchain seems to be the place for her. “I’m actually more excited about Bitcoin than I was when I first discovered YouTube,” Phan says.


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