Maya Galore Biography
One of the great soul-healing mechanisms for people is knowing someone else going through exactly what we are going through. YouTubers who are transparent about their lives not only provide entertainment for people but also a platform for healing especially when they are open about deep matters like marriage, dating, and parenting. Thousands have confessed how Maya Galore videos have helped them learn how to heal or navigate their personal issues. Maya started her YouTube channel to share her skincare and makeup routine. The channel slowly turned to lifestyle stroke beauty.
Personal Details, Age, Family, Husband and Divorce
She was born on 10th October 1990 in St. Louis, Atlanta. Maya Galore’s real name is Maya Chambers. She does not talk much about her father but we know she has a close relationship with her mother and sister.
Moving to relationships, Maya has not been lucky with finding a mate to commit to a lifelong union. Her first relationship ended in separation despite getting her only daughter, Amira from the marriage. In 2022, she met Jeff and in May, the two had engaged for marriage, which they had in December. Their marriage ended in divorce after living together for six months.
One of their union faced was bringing the two families together. Maya had a daughter while Jeff had 2 sons from a different relationship. The two also had personal reasons for leaving the marriage although Maya revealed on her YouTube that she was the one who wanted the divorce.
The divorce came about after many of her fans noticed a change in Maya’s behavior and her consistency in posting videos On Lipstick Alley, some of her fans posted saying Jeff was not into Maya as much as she was into him.
Despite wanting the divorce, May still went through emotional pain, anxiety, and confusion. She revealed to her YouTube fans that she reduced her working days to 4 days in order to spend 3 days to focus on her mental health. Maya Galore kept herself together by engaging her therapist, sharing with her sister and mother, and journaling. Attending church also helped in the healing process.
The decision to do YouTube was unintentional. Maya Galore was living the usual life of America doing a 9 to 5 and saving her investment after graduating from Spelman College in 2012. She, however, had a knack for beauty and makeup, which most of her friends complimented. Maya decided to do a YouTube after she got the questions from many people. In 2017, she released her first video and has never gone back.
As Maya Galore grew, she moved from just sharing beauty and makeup tips to being transparent about her personal life. She began by sharing personal stories like the reason she quit her 9 to 5 job, a week in the life of an influence, and preparing to be a wife.
One of her most watched videos 2 years into YouTubing was when she had a Brazilian Butt Lift (BBL) 360 Lipo suction, which involved removing excess fat from her body and putting it back in her hips and butt so that she could get a more feminine look because she was not born with one.
Her decision to go for surgery received both a share of positive comments and criticism. She ignored what people said negatively about her because she believed the decision was sincere and deliberate.
Since she became a lifestyle influencer, her Channel has grown exponentially. Currently, Maya Galore has 493k Subscribers and her Instagram has 114k followers. She went even deeper into sharing her personal life by sharing her dating experience, wedding, QA with her husband, and details of her divorce.
She also created a crash course called Galore Glam Academy for people who want to learn how to become an influencer. Maya also started a women’s membership movement called Babes Reinvented, which focuses on sharing with women the journey to become better versions of themselves.
Growing from a woman interested in beauty and makeup to a source of healing to thousands of women has opened up Maya Galore to the reality of issues happening to people. Her content has matured to deal with issues affecting women and inspire women to live an impactful life. She also boldly shares her Christian faith and how it helps her to navigate through life. Her evolution from a beauty guru to a YouTube influencer has also been seen in AllyiahFace and Maryam Maquillage.
Marital Status: Single
Occupation: Lifestyle Influencer
Height: 5 feet and 8 inches
Net Worth: $8 million