• Miranda Derrick is an American social media star and YouTuber born in Michigan, USA in 1997
• She attended Warren Consolidated School of Performing Arts, and graduated from Michigan University with a Bachelor's degree in 2020
• She is active on various social media networks and runs the ‘Wilking Sisters’ Instagram account with her sister, with over 65,000 followers
• She is married to American professional dancer and social media star James Derrick
• Her net worth has been estimated at over $2 million
Who is Miranda Derrick?
American social media star and YouTuber Miranda Derrick, was born Miranda Wilking in Michigan USA, on 24 February 1997, so Pisces is her zodiac sign. She’s perhaps known best for her and her sister Melanie Wilking’s YouTube channel “Wilking Sisters”, which they launched on 14 July 2010, and which today numbers more than 25,000 subscribers; all of the sisters’ videos together have been watched close to four million times, and most of these feature them responding to their fans’ most frequently asked questions, dancing, and talking about their everyday lives.
Education and early life
Miranda and her sister were raised in Michigan by their father Dean Wilking and mother Kelly, who are both successful entrepreneurs; Miranda hasn’t shared many other details about their parents, but it’s believed that their mother was once also an avid dancer.
She was only six when she began taking dance lessons, and went on to attend Warren Consolidated School of Performing Arts, at which she honed her dancing, acting and singing skills. Miranda matriculated in 2016, and then enrolled at Michigan University, from which she graduated with a Bachelor’s degree in 2020.
Miranda’s appeared as a dancer in a couple of TV shows and music videos, including the 2017 “Misshaps”, the 2018 “Laci Kay: Incontrami”, and the 2020 “The Arroyo Show”.
In 2022, she competed in the popular reality musical game-show “So You Think You Can Dance”, created by Nigel Lythgoe and Simon Fuller, and which stars Cat Deeley and Mark Thompson; every season follows a group of people competing in various dance styles, has been airing since 2005, and has won 40 of its 139 award nominations.
Miranda’s today working at the International Dance Academy Hollywood as a dance instructor.
Most popular YouTube videos
Miranda and her sister are mostly popular on YouTube for their dancing skills, although their fans also seem to like them because they tend to respond to their comments and messages, as well as for their humor. We’re going to mention Miranda and Melanie’s three most popular YouTube videos, which’ve led many people to become their subscribers.
Their #1 video “Watch me (dance shake it up audition)” has been watched more than a million times since 26 July 2011, and features the sisters and their two friends dancing to the song “Watch Me” by Bella Thorne and Zendaya.
Their second most popular video “Disney’s Make Your Mark audition 2012” has been watched close to 950,000 times since 17 July 2012, and shows Miranda, Melanie and their friend dancing to the song “Something to Dance For” by Zendaya.
Their #3 most viewed video – “Miranda Wilking Dance Reel” – has been viewed nearly 150,000 times since 8 January 2019, and is a compilation of videos which feature Miranda dancing.
Miranda’s active on various social media networks, and she and her sister are today running together their Instagram account ‘Wilking Sisters’, which is followed by more than 65,000 people, while they’ve uploaded over 800 pictures and videos onto it. Most of the sisters’ videos are in one way or the other related to dancing, while others feature them during their everyday lives.
Miranda’s personal Instagram account is ‘It’s Miranda Derrick’, today followed by over 1.3 million people and numbers close to 800 pictures and videos uploaded onto it; most of these feature her during her everyday life.
TikTok star Miranda Derrick 'brainwashed' by 'cult': family https://t.co/Wvd2bhclgI pic.twitter.com/JWYYBCUdTc
— New York Post (@nypost) June 17, 2022
Miranda’s been active on Twitter since June 2009, but has since tweeted only twice, and is thus followed by only eight people on the social media network.
She’s a TikTok star, as there are today over a million people following her on the social media network, while she’s amassed close to 13 million likes of all her videos combined; most of these feature Miranda lip syncing, dancing and spending time with her husband.
She’s also active on Facebook, and is followed by over 1,400 people on the network today, while she tends to update her account at least once a week; Miranda posts similar pictures and videos onto Facebook as onto her Instagram account.
Love life, husband and controversy
Miranda’s today married to American professional dancer and social media star James Derrick, but there’s been a lot of controversy surrounding their relationship and marriage.
The two have been together for many years now, but Miranda’s family aren’t supportive of their relationship; this is why Miranda eventually chose to leave her home and elope with James, an action which has led her parents to upload many videos onto the internet, in which they’re stating that their daughter has joined a cult, and has thus left the family.
Amanda hasn’t addressed her family’s statements, and seems to be leading a happy life with her husband; the two don’t have children, although there are rumors today circulating the internet claiming that Miranda’s pregnant.
She hasn’t mentioned other men whom she’s been with, Miranda’s married to James Derrick as of February 2023, and they don’t have children together.
Interesting facts and hobbies
Miranda loves to go shopping for clothes, and often shows these off in her Instagram pictures.
She’s become passionate about travelling, and has been to various US states, mostly to perform together with her husband, and her favorite city is Miami, Florida; it’s believed that she’s yet to travel overseas, and that her dream travel destination is Paris, France.
Summer is Miranda’s favorite season, mostly because she enjoys spending time at the beach.
She loves to listen to hip hop, and some of her favorite performers are Kendrick Lamar, Tupac and Eminem.
Miranda’s also a huge fan of the film industry – her favorite actresses are Emma Stone, Angelina Jolie and Emma Watson, while some of her favorite movies include “Zombieland: Double Tap”, “La La Land” and “Battle of the Sexes”.
Height, eyes and wealth
Miranda’s age is 26. She has blue eyes and blonde hair, is 5ft 7ins (1.7m) tall and weighs about 135lbs (62kgs).
Miranda’s net worth’s been estimated at over $2 million, as of February 2023.