With her twin sister Vanessa, she posts comedy and music videos to the YouTube channel merrelltwins. By late 2014, the channel had earned over 100,000 subscribers.
She was named a Top 10 Actor for Improvisation at the 2009 Actors, Models and Talent Competition.
She and popular YouTuber King Russell both hail from the state of Missouri.
The twins were cast in different roles and in different commercials for the company Build-A-Bear in 2008.
Born in Kansas City, Missouri, she and Vanessa moved to Los Angeles, California in 2013.