4 Things You Didn't Know About YouTube Star Michelle Phan (VIDEO)

September 12, 2014 2:08 PM

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Armed with a laptop, makeup brush, and a creative mind, Michelle Phan has become one of YouTube's biggest stars, with some of her videos reaching upwards of 50 million views. On Oprah.com's new #OWNSHOW series "Who Am I," the beauty guru gives viewers a deeper look at the foundation of who she is and how her past has shaped her journey.

Her name means "Avalanche." "My Vietnamese name is Tuyet Bang, which means avalanche," Phan says. "Still to this day, I'm like, 'Thanks Dad for calling me something so crazy sounding.' But now I understand how powerful this name is. Being as delicate as snow, but also with all the power that I have ...

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