Ella Mai Biography, Age, Career, Marital Status, Salary and Net Worth

This article will answer every question you have about Ella Mai. Below are some of the frequently asked questions about her.

  1. What does Ella do for a living?
  2. Who are Ella’s parents and siblings?
  3. What are Ella’s interests and hobbies?
  4. Is Ella married or does she have a girlfriend/ boyfriend?
  5. Does Ella have any children?
  6. Where is Ella now?
  7. How tall is Ella?
  8. How much money does Ella earn?
  9. What is Ella’s net worth?

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Who is Ella Mai?

Ella Mai Howell is a famous English singer-songwriter. Her musical career began in 2014 at London’s British and Irish Modern Music Institute. During this time, she auditioned as part of a trio on the 11th season of The X Factor. She uploaded a four-track solo EP of originals in 2015 to SoundCloud titled Troubled. Her EP brought attention to American record producer Mustard, who signed her with his label 10 Summers Records.


She went on to release three EPs on the label from 2016 to 2018, including Time, Change, and Ready. In October 2018, she released her self-titled debut studio album. The album featured singles “Bood’Up” and “Trip” which charted in the US Billboard Hot 100 at Nos 5 and 11 respectively. “Boo’d Up” 2019 was nominated for two Grammy Awards: Song of the Year and Best R&B Song winning the latter. Moreover, she was nominated for the British Breakthrough Act at the 2019 Brit Awards. She won three awards at the 2019 Billboard Music Awards including the award for Top R&B Artist.

How Old Is Ella Mai?

She is 27 years old as of May 2022, having been born on November 3, 1994, in London, England. Ella shares her birthdate with celebrities such as; Kendall Jenner, Nihachu, Santea, JustaMinx, and many more.

Ella Mai Family

Who are Ella Mai’s Parents?

She was born to an Irish father and a Jamaican mother. However, the names of her parents are not disclosed on the internet.

Does Ella Mai have Siblings?

There is no news on the internet regarding whether she has siblings or was born as the only child. In case of news regarding this matter, we will update it here as soon as possible.

A Photo of Ella Mai

A Photo of Ella Mai

Ella Mai Education

She received her high school education at Queens High School of Teaching. After high school, she returned to England and studied at the British and Irish Modern Music Institute.

Ella Mai Marital Status

She currently dating Jayson Tatum since January 2019. Her boyfriend is a Boston Celtics star.

Ella Mai Kids

She does not have any kids currently. In case of new news regarding this matter, we will update it here as soon as possible.

Ella Mai Career

Her singing career began in 2014 when she was studying at the British and Irish Modern Music Institute London (BIMM London). During that time, she competed in series 11 of The X Factor as part of a trio, ‘Arize’. However, she did not advance beyond the initial audition for the judges, shortly after, the group broke up.

A Career from 2015 to 2019

Ella uploaded a four-track solo EP of originally recorded songs in 2015 to SoundCloud titled Troubled. Shortly after the release of Troubled, she was discovered on Instagram and signed to DJ Mustard’s label, 10 Summers Records and Interscope Records. She released Time in February 2016, the first in her EP trilogy. The six-track EP included the single “She Don’t”, which featured Ty Dolla Sign. Her second EP, Change was released in November 2016, and the third EP, Ready in February 2017. “Boo’d Up” featured on the EP rose to popularity on social media.

She toured with Kehlani on her SweetSexySavage World Tour. Ella’s music reached a bigger audience when she served as the opening act on Kehlani’s tour. In the spring of 2018, the song grew in radio airplay. The music video for “Boo’d Up” was released on April 26, 2018. The following month, the song became her first top ten songs in the US thus deeming it her breakthrough hit. Moreover, the single peaked at No. 5 on the US Billboard Hot 100. It 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. Ella joined Bruno Mars on the 24K Magic World Tour on August 14, after Cardi B dropped out.

Career Continuation

She released the single “Trip” on August 3 followed by the video on September 18. The song too was a success as it peaked at No. 11 on the Billboard Hot 100. On October 12, 2018, she released her self-titled debut album. A 16-track set featuring Boo’d Up with guest appearances from Chris Brown, John Legend, and H.E.R. Ella announced on October 22, 2018, her debut tour set to begin in January 2019. She made two appearances in November on JID’s song “Tiiied”, along with 6lack, and on Meek Mill’s song “24/7”, on the albums Dicaprio 2 and Championships respectively.

She performed on Saturday Night Live on November 18 with Jezebel describing Ella as a “Pure ’90s R&B Heartthrob”. In addition, she was nominated for two Grammy Awards: Best R&B Song and Song of the Year with Boo’d Up, winning the latter. “Boo’d Up” would go on to win the 2019 Billboard Music Award for Top R&B Song. Ella 2019 won the Billboard Music Awards for Top R&B Artist and Top Female R&B Artist. Besides music, she performed a sketch on Nickelodeon’s All That (which aired on July 27, 2019) called “Boo’d Up”.

A Career from 2022 to Present

She received her third nomination for the Grammy Award for Best R&B Album in 2020 for her self-titled debut at the 62nd Grammy Awards. On October 2, 2020, she released another single “Not Another Love Song”. And released on Friday, January 28, 2022 “DFMU”. She took to her Instagram account On March 28, 2022, the title of her upcoming album Heart on My Sleeve which is set to be released on May 6, 2022.

Ella Mai Height and Measurements

Adding up to her well-curved and beautiful body, she stands at a height of 5ft 7inches(1.7m) and a weight of 55kg (121lbs)

Ella Mai’s Salary and Net Worth

Her salary is not dated on the internet but has a net worth of $6 million.

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