Mel Joy – Camera, Lighting and Bio


Melody Joy is an American YouTuber, influencer, beauty and fashion vlogger whose YouTube channel has 1.3 million subscribers. She was born on August 2, 1999, in San Mateo, California. Mel currently lives in Las Vegas, Nevada.

Her YouTube journey began on April 13, 2014, when she created her YouTube channel titled „memyselfandmell“. A few months later she uploaded her first video titled „Advice With Mel: Middle School“. Since YouTube users reacted very well in her first clip, she decided to continue making videos about beauty, fashion, teenage struggles e.t.c.

Mel renamed her channel to „Mel Joy“ which is a combination of her first name and middle name. She creates makeup tutorials, reviews of products, hair and skincare routines, challenges, DIY, Q&A videos and vlogs.

On July 22, 2015, Melody created the YouTube channel „Mel Joy Vlogs“. She intended it for every day updates on her life. In two years it reached almost 260K subscribers, but Mel decided that she better keep posting videos on her main channel. Like many other YouTubers and influencers, she also had merch T-shirts and accessories.

Mel collaborated with other famous YouTubers and cosmetics brands which products she promotes on her social profiles. She has 415K followers on Instagram, 123K on Twitter and almost 17 thousand followers on Facebook.

Melody is born and raised in San Mateo, California. Although she has been popular on the internet for years, very little is known about her family. We managed to find out that her father’s name is Michael, and her mothers’ name is Linda, but not the last name of the young YouTube star family. Melody has a sister named Allie.

Mel dated Giovanny Alexis Valencia, young influencer better know as „Gio2saucy“. Valencia is a social media star who has over 608K followers on his Instagram profile. Since they broke up, Mel decided not to share information about her love life with her followers.

Mel Joy is 5 ft 5 in (165 cm) tall and weighs about 121 lbs (55 kg).



Mel uses two cameras. For makeup tutorials, cosmetics reviews, fashion, and beauty tips, she uses a Canon EOS 70D camera and for vlogging, she uses Canon PowerShot G7 X camera.


We noticed that she uses the Rode VideoMic Pro camera microphone.


Mel Joy uses Manfrotto MTPIXI-B PIXI Mini tripod.


Like many other Beauty YouTubes, she uses Neewer camera ring light.

Laptop and software

Mel Joy uses Apple MacBook Pro 13 laptop. She uses Final Cut Pro video editing software.

Income and Net Worth

According to the „“ YouTube channel „Mel Joy“ earns between $29 and $466 a month, and between $349 and $5.6K a year. Since she has 415K followers on her Instagram profile, which she uses for promoting makeup, beauty and fashion product, we believe that she earns much more money.

In an estimate, her net worth as of 2019 is near to $200K.

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