American-born comedian and actor Branden Miller is best known for his hugely popular muse and alter ego Joanne Prada aka Joanne the Crook. Thanks to his brilliant portrayal of the notorious character, Miller has gained prominence on various social media platforms as evidenced by his growing army of loyal followers.

Much is known about his Joanne the CrookThe same cannot be said of Branden Miller, the mastermind of the famous overdramatic character that the internet and its people have loved so much.

Who is Joanne The Scammer (Branden Miller)?

Brandon Miller was born in 1991 to Afro-American parents of Puerto Rican descent. However, he was adopted by a white couple, Veronica and Buddy, and was raised in Hopewell, a small town in Virginia. Growing up, Miller dreamed of becoming an internet famous artist, just like Chris Crocker. However, his world came crashing down when he was 17 when he had the shocking revelation that he had been adopted. This rude awakening left him distraught and for a while he kept thinking about leaving his house. At the age of 18, Miller left home and in hopes of improving his life, he pursued a career in the adult film industry.

Branden Miller’s first upload dates back to November 4, 2011, when he debuted the character of Miss Prada, a transgender singer diva and occasional sex worker. Although quite successful, Miller struggled to develop the character of Miss Prada over the years and so her work in the porn industry remained her main source of income. The talented comedian finally gave a career in social media another shot, this time on Instagram with the character “Joanne the Scammer,” which he debuted in a short clip that was posted on December 14, 2015.

Armed with a messy blonde wig with the promise of an overdose of drama and crime, Joanne the Scammer became an overnight internet sensation and in the process created a definite path to stardom for the budding comedian. The Instagram video was popularized when it caught the eye of celebrities like Blac Chyna and actress-model Hari Nef. Confident in his new found success, Branden Miller has quit his job in the adult film industry now that he is focused on keeping his famous alter-ego persona relevant.

Through a series of entertaining, text-based Narrative Stories, Branden Miller chronicles the hyper-adventurous daily life of Joanne, a fictional, melodramatically charming Caucasian woman who embodies gender fluidity and meme culture and lives by diverse means. fraudulent. These over-the-top, wiggly videos, tweets and memes lightly tell Joanne’s supposed story of stealing credit cards and loving sugar. dads and trivial trials. Miller’s character Joanne the Scammer has evolved into a brand and has endeared the comedian to millions of social media fans. Amber Rose, Katy Perry, Teyana Taylor and Solange Knowles are part of her growing circle of high profile followers and friends.

The comedian’s influencer status has landed him a deal with hair and beauty mogul Anthony Cuts. In 2016, he also signed a video partnership with digital entertainment company Super Deluxe. As announced in December 2017, Branden Miller is set to collaborate with comedian Chelsea Peretti on the television series “Joanne the Scammer”.

Is he gay?

Brandon Miller emerged as gay from his family at the age of 16. Although his mother, Veronica, was initially hysterical, she continues to be supportive of her son. According to Miller, her first boyfriend after arriving was named Xavier, whom he met after moving to Florida. However, it’s unclear if the two are still together, knowing that Branden leads a rather guarded life.

More interesting facts about Branden

1. Like several other internet sensations of her caliber, Joanne the Scammer has made some interesting additions to the social media lexicon. Some of its most notable slogans include “The easiest way to get messy is to be messy first” and “The scam today before the scam”.

2 Interestingly, Joanne was the victim of a real internet scammer who took over her famous Twitter account in April 2016. For anyone who lives off her social media account, a hacking attempt is definitely a terrible nightmare. Fortunately, the comedian solved the problem in no time.

3 In an Instagram video that went viral, Branden Miller announced in February 2018 that he would be taking time off from his social media career to care for his mother, who was diagnosed with terminal cancer in 2017.