Vanessa Merrell Biography: Boyfriend, Height, Age, Net Worth, YouTube, TikTok, Sister

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Vanessa is a multi-talented individual, excelling as a musician, singer, actress, and comedian. Alongside her twin sister Veronica Merrell, she has garnered immense fame on their YouTube channel, “MerrellTwins,” attracting a staggering 6 million subscribers. Vanessa’s popularity extends to other social media platforms as well.

She boasts 1.7 million followers on Instagram 440k followers on Twitter, and had a substantial following of 39K on Vine before its closure. She maintains a joint Facebook page with her sister to stay connected with her fans.

Vanessa’s talent has not gone unnoticed in the entertainment industry. She has appeared on the ‘CW Network’ and ‘MTV,’ showcasing her impressive acting and singing skills.

Collaborating with her sister, she writes original songs, shares captivating videos, and creates cover versions of popular tracks. Vanessa actively engages with her audience through live streams on YouNow, providing an interactive experience for her viewers.


  • Body Measurements: 32B-24-34
  • Bodytype: Banana
  • Height: 5Â feet 2 inches (1.57 meter)
  • Weight: 52 kg (114 lbs)
  • Waist: 24 in
  • Hair Color: Dark Brown
  • Eye Color: Hazel
  • Shoe Size: 5 (UK)
  • Nickname: Nessa
  • Gender: Female
  • Age: 26 years old (in 2023)
  • Date of Birth: 6 August, 1996
  • Full Name: Vanessa Jo Merrell
  • Profession: Actress
  • Nationality: American
  • Birthplace: Kansas City, Missouri, United States
  • Zodiac Sign: Leo

Early Life

Vanessa had the opportunity to work on a children’s video series alongside her sister during their younger years, ages 8 to 12. However, at that time, pursuing it as a profession wasn’t something she had considered. They were both twins involved in those projects for the same reasons.

Later, Vanessa and her sister discovered the numerous opportunities for twin personalities on YouTube. They decided to give it a try and created their own YouTube channel. Fortunately, their idea of starting a YouTube channel proved successful, and they experienced a breakthrough. As time passed, Vanessa also created individual accounts on Instagram and TikTok. Once again, luck was on her side as she gained immense popularity on those platforms.

Are the Merrell Twins in college?

Yes, they are. Despite their busy schedules filled with auditions, writing, filming, producing, and meetings, the YouTubers managed to prioritize their education. Currently, they are both university students in the Los Angeles area.

Veronica Merrell is working towards a degree in Screenwriting, while Vanessa is pursuing a degree in Television Production.


Vanessa and Veronica Merrell have been performing together since they were young children. They shared a passion for putting on shows and attended the same school. Vanessa, in particular, showed a musical talent and became skilled at playing various instruments, with the piano being her forte. Over time, she also honed her vocal abilities. On the other hand, Veronica Merrell started her journey as a child artist and appeared in numerous videos from ages eight to twelve.

As they entered high school, Vanessa realized her aspiration to pursue a music career. To showcase their talents, the sisters turned to YouTube, creating an account where they shared their original songs, comedic videos, and engaging challenges. With the unwavering support of each other, they cultivated a dedicated following on the platform.

Vanessa’s talents extend beyond music, as she has also proven herself a talented actress. She gained recognition for her role in the popular sitcom “Jane the Virgin” from 2014 to 2016. Additionally, she secured a part in the romantic comedy series “Faking It” on MTV in 2015. In 2016, Vanessa portrayed the character ‘Maya‘ in “The Standoff.”

Vanessa and Veronica Merrell continue to captivate audiences with their multifaceted talents and have found success in their music and acting careers.

In addition to their vlogs and comedy sketches, the sisters ventured into creating original series for their YouTube channel. One notable production was the thrilling comedy miniseries called “The Haunted House Contract,” which they released in 2017. This gripping series spanned five episodes and received an impressive 8.5 rating on IMDb. The same year, they unveiled another series titled “Where Is My Romeo?”

Vanessa’s talent extended beyond YouTube as she delved into the film world. In 2020, she showcased her acting skills in movies like “Like a Boss” and “Switched.” During the same year, she also contributed to creating two series, “Prom Knight” and “Mystery Twin Bin.” These projects allowed Vanessa to explore different genres and showcase her versatility.

Continuing their creative endeavors, the Merrell sisters introduced the original series “Breaking into College” in 2021. Vanessa took on the role of ‘Becca Owens in this captivating production, which added to their ever-expanding repertoire.

Social Media

  • Instagram : @vanessamerrel
  • Twitter: @VanessaMerrel

Personal Life

She is currently in a relationship with John Vaughn, a famous pop singer, and she serves as the lead singer and guitarist for the PUBLIC band. They began dating in 2021.

In the past, Vanessa was involved with Hootie Hurley, a renowned Pole Vaulter. She also had a relationship with Aaron Van Wormer, but they eventually separated.

Net Worth

Vanessa Merrell’s income from YouTube, TikTok, and Instagram contributed to her estimated $2 million net worth as of 2023.

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