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Joanna Zhou

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7, 1984
Birth Sign
7, 1984 (age 36)


YouTube star best known for her Maqaroon channel, where she's gained more than 1.4 million subscribers for the creation of her DIY plushies and other craft tutorials. Its popularity has also spawned a Maqaroon jewelry shop, where she sells gold French macaron-themed necklaces, bracelets, and earrings. 

Before Fame

She studied art and illustration at Central Saint Martins and Chelsea College of Art in London. She then began working as an award-winning professional illustrator and designer before she decided to launch her own brand.


She has two other DIY channels: Cute Life Hacks and Cute Life Hacks DE. Her Cute Life Hacks channel gained over one million subscribers within two years of launch.  

Family Life

She was born in China, but moved to Vienna, Austria with her parents when she was 4 years old. In April 2017, she married her husband Stefan. They welcomed a daughter named Isabelle in December 2018.

Associated With

She has collaborated with other popular DIY Youtubers including MakoccinoSofia Styled, and Nicole Skyes.