Melanie Murphy is a two-time bestselling author and award-winning online content creator from Dublin. She has over 800,000 followers across her social media platforms and her YouTube videos have amassed more than sixty million views online, reaching people with her warm personality and her life lessons as well as her views on divisive topics such as sexuality, women’s rights, health and relationships. Also some silly fun stuff, just ’cause.

  • Won ‘Best Social Media Star’ at the Gossies 2020
  • Won ‘best lifestyle influencer’ at Irish Beauty Blog Awards 2019
  • Finalist for Shorty award (best LGBTQ+ account 2019)
  • Won Blogosphere magazine’s ‘Influencer of the year 2018’ award
  • Won Buffer Festival award for short film ‘Choice’, 2017
  • Won ‘best vlogger’ at Irish Beauty Blog Awards 2015
  • Won ‘blogger of the year’ at the Digital Media Awards 2015


In 2017, Melanie published her first non-fiction book for young adults, “Fully Functioning Human (Almost)” which sold thousands of copies, received many positive reviews and topped the Irish book charts. It went on to be featured on  official Irish leaving certificate exam papers.

Her debut novel “If Only” was released in 2019 and has been a huge hit with young women around the world. Melanie is now working hard on her second fiction book (for Hachette Ireland), which is inspired by a real life story of a doctor who ran a unique program to help his patients with their mental health.

Her ‘Me Time’ self-care journal line sold out multiple times. She’s decided to focus on turning the concept into a free-to-use or very-affordable app down the line.

Melanie lives with her pilot partner, Thomas, her modern family and her two glorious rescue kitties, Bilbo and Molly Weasley. Her BSc (hons) degree in education & training from DCU catches dust above the fireplace as she writes books and uploads random videos to the internet for a living.

She frequently works alongside various lifestyle brands that she loves who support her creative career in video creation and writing. Some of the incredible partners Melanie has secured over the past few years include:

  • Wella
  • La Roche Posay
  • Childline 
  • Cineworld 
  • Ann Summers
  • Always
  • Barclays Bank 
  • Holland & Barrett 
  • Picmonkey
  • Fabletics
  • Game of Thrones
  • Iceland Air
  • Fiit App
  • Rimmel
  • Boots


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