At the age of 16, Maya Murillo started her blog mayainthemoment.com, which featured crafts, skits, and ukulele covers. She established a following through her quirky six-second videos on Vine, and customized love songs on YouTube. She was once nominated as an Influencer by Latina magazine for #Latina30Under30 awards and considered one of "6 Latinas You Should Definitely Be Following on Vine," by Cosmopolitan. She is now a video producer at BuzzFeed's Latinx channel, Pero Like. Maya is 26 years old and lives in Los Angeles, California.