Ming Lee is an American Instagram celebrity, YouTube content creator, and entrepreneur, who founded Snob Life in 2010.
Lee was born on September 11, 1986, in Detroit, USA. One of her sisters, Diamond Lacey, is a makeup artist.
After high school, she started to work as a hairstylist.
In 2010, Ming started her company called – ”Snob Life” with a budget of just $500. During an interview, Lee explained:
“I was a hairstylist, so I decided to sell hair on the side to prevent me from stressing out at the beginning of every month.”
Currently, her company includes a clothing line and a hair salon. She once said:
”Everyone knows ‘Snobs’ have perfect hair.”
When she started her project, Lee didn’t know anything about how to run a business. Ming said in an interview:
”When I started Snob Life, it wasn’t a business, it was a hustle.”
Lee went on to say:
”So I had to figure out how to turn it into one. Inventory and customer service, creating a client list – I had no clue about these things.”
Lee started her YouTube channel on October 16, 2011. Currently, the channel has over 177,000 subscribers.
Her most popular video is called – ”How to do a Quick Weave (PRONTO).” The upload has more than 2 million views and it was published on October 17, 2011.
Ming has over 1 million followers on Instagram.
In 2014, it was reported that she is dating Rick Ross after they were photographed together at the release of Ross’s new album, titled – ”Hood Billionaire” at dance club Compound in Atlanta.
Note – Rick Ross is an American record executive, entrepreneur, songwriter, and rapper, who founded the record label Maybach Music Group in 2009.
In 2006, he released his debut album, named – ”Port of Miami.” The album sold over 187,000 units during the first week of release. The album has sold 857,000 copies to date. It debuted at the top spot on the U.S. Billboard 200 album chart. In 2008, Rick released his second studio album, Trilla.
The couple split up in 2015. She said about Ross:
“He is not fraud!! Good Guy just didn’t work out between us.”
She released a book, entitled – ”The Best Marketer Wins.” In the book, Lee details her personal experiences after she started Snob Life.
Her book is also an important information source for every individual who wants to run a business.
Lee has a daughter.
”I surround myself with positive people and I truly believe in The Secret way of thinking.”
”Old keys can’t unlock new doors.”
”You need to make sure your product is amazing and something you believe in.”
”I’m in ‘you gotta prove everything you say to me’ phase.”
”I think entrepreneurs should focus on one thing and that’s product.”
She was inspired to do hair because of her 90-year old grandmother.
In 2016, the Instagram star has discussed her million-dollar business at the Ladies of Business Conference.
When asked about the toughest part about running your own business, she responded:
”The toughest part about running your own business is finding good help.”
Ming later added:
”That is probably the toughest part because it’s so hard to find people that care as much as you care about your business.”
When asked about the most useful tool that she uses to keep improving her business, she said:
”The most successful tool would have to be social media, only because social media allows you to possibly reach out to millions of people every single day for free.”
Ming Lee – Net Worth
Lee earns most of her wealth from running her hair brand, Snob Life. Ming promotes her business with the help of social media. ”It is so important to utilize social media, it gives you direct access to the most influential people,” Ming said. She went on to say – ”I would not be where I am today without social media.” Therefore, Ming Lee has an estimated net worth of $1.3 million.