Who is Mia Khalifa?
Mia Khalifa is a Lebanese-American social media personality, model and one of the most searched pornstars, even after quitting the industry. Even though Mia Khalifa was in the adult industry for only 3 months, she became the most viewed performer and is still ranked 7th most viewed pornstar, even after more than five years of quitting the industry. Her career choice was met with controversy in the Middle East.
Nowadays, Mia decided to focus on her social media career and charity.
Personal life of Mia Khalifa
Her real name is Mia Callista, and some sites even claim her real name is Sarah Joe Chamoun. Mia Khalifa was born on 10th February 1993 in Beirut, Lebanon. Mia was raised Catholic in a very conservative home. She attended a French-language private school in Beirut, where she also learned to speak English. In 2001, Mia and her family moved to the United States, leaving their home in the wake of the South Lebanon conflict and living in Montgomery County, Maryland.
She attended Massanutten Military Academy in Woodstock, Virginia. Mia played lacrosse during her school years and claims she was getting bullied for being “the darkest and weirdest girl there.” Things got even worse after the 11th September attacks.
Mia later graduated from the University of Texas at El Paso with a BA in History. She worked as a bartender, model, and “briefcase girl” on a local Deal or No Deal-Esque Spanish game show.
Mia has a tattoo of the opening line of the Lebanese National Anthem and another tattoo of the Lebanese Forces Cross. She got the latter in 2012 after a bombing in Lebanon, stating it was to “show solidarity with father’s political views.”
During her pornographic career, Khalifa lived in Miami before relocating back to Texas. Mia Khalifa revealed that her parents stopped speaking to her because of her career choice.
Mia is a massive fan of American football and Florida State Seminoles in particular. She attempted to recruit Ohio State quarterback Braxton Miller to transfer to Florida State through her social media presence. After ending her pornographic career, she has used her social media presence to support professional sports teams from the Washington, D.C., area.
The love life of Mia Khalifa
Mia Khalifa has been married twice in her life. In February 2011, Mia married her high school boyfriend. His identity remains secret to this day. They separated in 2014 and officially divorced in 2016.
In March 2019, Mia Khalifa got engaged to Swedish chef Robert Sandberg. Robert Sandberg is a chef from Sweden. For the last decade, he’s cooked in some of the world’s top restaurants. They were married at their home in June 2020 after their original ceremony was postponed due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Mia and Robert celebrated one year anniversary before they decided to separate in June 2021.
As of 2022, Mia Khalifa is rumoured to date Puerto Rican singer Jhay Cortez after they were seen kissing at one of his concerts at the end of October 2021.
The career of Mia Khalifa
Since this is an article about Mia Khalifa as a social media influencer, I’ll try to not go into too much detail about her adult video industry career.
When she was working at the fast-food restaurant. She was approached by a customer for a job in the adult entertainment industry. In October 2014, Mia Khalifa entered the professional pornographic film industry. After shooting a few videos, she created the most popular video that brought her a lot of fame and hatred at the same time. She came to widespread attention after the release of a scene from BangBros in which she wears a hijab during a threesome with Sean Lawless and Julianna Vega. The scene brought Khalifa instant popularity and criticism from writers and religious figures. It led to her parents publicly disowning her.
Mia Became the number 1 actress on Pornhub. On the other hand, Mia received online death threats, including a manipulated image of Khalifa being held captive by an Islamic State executioner and a warning that she would be “the first person in Hellfire”, to which she jokingly replied, “I’ve been meaning to get a little tan recently.” Lebanese newspapers wrote articles critical of Khalifa, which she considered trivial due to other events in the region.
Even after 7 years of quitting the porn industry, Mia Khalifa is still the 7th most searched actress on Pornhub.
After three months working as an adult-film actor, Mia Khalifa decided to quit. She stated that the “hijab scene” was the tipping point. Mia started working in Miami as a paralegal and bookkeeper. She transitioned into a career as a social media personality, webcam model, and sports commentator. Mia fully embraced the power of social media and ran her own YouTube channel, live-streamed on Twitch, performed as a webcam model and became one of the most followed TikTokers worldwide.
Mia and Gilbert Arenas hosted Out of Bounds, a daily sports show on Complex News’s YouTube channel, from October 2017 to February 2018.
Khalifa co-hosted “Sportsball” alongside Tyler Coe on RoosterTeeth.com. Its final episode was released on 30th October 2018.
In May 2020, she had a guest appearance as herself in the Hulu show Ramy. The following year, she appeared in the music video for Bella Poarch’s debut single “Build a Bitch".
As of 2022, Mia campaigned to have all of her porn videos taken down.
Social media of Mia Khalifa
Mia Khalifa is all over social media and doesn’t post on them anymore. You can still go through her history and watch her old videos or Livestream records.
Mia Khalifa was streaming on Twitch at some point in her life and had over 430,000 followers. She didn’t stream on Twitch for more than a year.
On 7th January 2015, Mia Khalifa created her YouTube channel “Mia K”. As of 2022, this channel accumulated over 900,000 subscribers and more than 50 million views. On 24th July 2017, Mia posted her first video, “Mia Khalifa Bad Takes: Dunkirk,” where she reviews the movie Dunkirk. This video achieved over 1.5 million views and more than 6,500 likes. On 22nd September 2017, Mia posted her most popular video, “Mia Khalifa Goes for Botox,” to cure her hyperhidrosis (excessive sweating). It gathered over 22 million views and more than 73,000 likes. Mia’s YouTube channel is a place where she shares her questionable opinions and unapologetic thoughts. She didn’t post anything for more than a year and remains inactive.
In September 2014, Mia Khalifa joined Twitter. As of 2022, Mia gained over 4.1 million followers and more than 24,000 Tweets. She remains very active, stating her opinions on Twitter and posting high-quality and elegant photos.
Mia Khalifa is also highly popular on Instagram, where she has over 27 million followers. Mia posts a wide variety of content, anything from hot modelling pictures to photos from her everyday life. Her posts get anywhere between 1 million to 4 million likes on average.
Mia Khalifa is also known for her massively famous OnlyFans account, where she has over 250,000 likes. She treats OnlyFans the same way she would treat Instagram without TOS. You can find a lot of spicy content that is safe for work here.
Mia Khalifa is most popular on TikTok. As of 2022, Mia has over 31.8 million followers and nearly 500 million likes. She follows the latest trending dance routines and lip-syncs trends. Mia is ranked as 38th most-followed TikToker, 200,000 behind WigoFellas.
How much does Mia Khalifa earn? Net worth!
As of 2022, Mia Khalifa has an estimated net worth of roughly $3 million. You might think most of her money comes from her porn career, but that’s nowhere near the truth. Mia Khalifa has opened up about her porn career, saying she earned $12,000 throughout her brief time in the industry, which she was directly part of for three months, detailing how each video paid her around $1,000 In an interview, which she posted on Twitter, the former porn star has said that the industry is much less lucrative than people would like to believe.
A lot of this is reportedly generated from her social media accounts, ad revenue, sponsorships and her highly successful OnlyFans account.
Mia is expected to earn as high as $48,000 per sponsored post on social media.
In 2021, she donated $160,000 to charities from her OnlyFans earnings.
After signing up to OnlyFans in September last year, she charged fans $11.99 a month to enjoy her exclusive content - which proved to be a hit. Mia even lets you follow her on OnlyFans for free for the first month.
Mia Khalifa auctioned her signature glasses off for charity, racking up a whopping $100,000.
Interesting facts about Mia Khalifa
- Mia’s zodiac sign is Aquarius.
- Her height is 5’ 2” or 158 centimetres.
- She weighs 55 kilograms or 118 lbs.
- Her real name is Mia Callista, and some sites even claim her real name is Sarah Joe Chamoun.
- Mia Khalifa has graduated from the University of Texas at El Paso with a degree in history.
- After graduation, her love for food led her to work at an eatery that serves fast food named “Whataburger” in Miami, Florida.
- Mia Khalifa is a huge admirer of Batman.
- Mia Khalifa has two tattoos on her palms, one of which she is frequently criticized because of them in Lebanese. One of them is the opening line from the Lebanese National Anthem, and another tattoo depicts the Lebanese Forces Cross.
- Mia Khalifa has broken ties with her family. Her parents were unhappy with her decision to enter adult entertainment, so they rescinded her. They hadn’t spoken with her since her last date.
- Mia Khalifa has been targeted by the terrorist group ISIS on social media. She’s even received threats to kill her.
- Mia Khalifa is a big sports fan and has spent most of her time watching DC Sports – the Wizards, Capitals, Nationals, and Redskins.
- She is so popular that it is almost impossible to believe she worked in the adult film industry for only 3 months.
- In 2014, she was ranked at the No.1 position with her high-performance video, garnering more viewers and being on top of the list.
- Even eight years after quitting the porn industry, she remains the number 7 most searched actress on Pornhub.
- When she was working at the fast-food restaurant. She was approached by a customer for a job in the adult entertainment industry.
- Mia’s role models are Kim Kardashian and Sofia Vergara.
- In January 2015, the electronic music duo Timeflies released a song called ‘Mia Khalifa’ to support her paying homage after her video went viral.
- Mia Khalifa has been married twice in her life.
- She was married to her high school boyfriend between 2011 and 2016.
- Mia and Robert celebrated one year anniversary before they decided to separate in June 2021.
- As of 2022, Mia Khalifa is rumoured to date Puerto Rican singer Jhay Cortez.
- She attended a French-language private school in Beirut, where she also learned to speak English.
- Mia and Gilbert Arenas hosted Out of Bounds, a daily sports show on Complex News’s YouTube channel, from October 2017 to February 2018.
- Khalifa co-hosted “Sportsball” alongside Tyler Coe on RoosterTeeth.com. Its final episode was released on 30th October 2018.
- In May 2020, she had a guest appearance as herself in the Hulu show Ramy. The following year, she appeared in the music video for Bella Poarch’s debut single “Build a Bitch".
- As of 2022, Mia campaigned to have all of her porn videos taken down.
- On 22nd September 2017, Mia posted her most popular video, “Mia Khalifa Goes for Botox,” to cure her hyperhidrosis (excessive sweating).
- In 2021, she donated $160,000 to charities from her OnlyFans earnings.
- After signing up to OnlyFans in September last year, she charged fans $11.99 a month to enjoy her exclusive content - which proved to be a hit. Mia even lets you follow her on OnlyFans for free for the first month.
- Mia Khalifa auctioned her signature glasses off for charity, racking up a whopping $100,000.