Jeffree Star is an American Internet celebrity and social media influencer, known for his YouTube channel and make – up tutorials.
Early Life and Career
Jeffree Star is born on November 15th, 1985, in Orange County, California. However, he faced his childhood without a father, as he committed suicide when Jeffree was six years old. As follows, Jeffree grew up with his mother, and he became very close to her. His interest in fashion and make-up began when he was around 6th grade of elementary school when he started to experiment with his mother’s make-up set. Eventually, Jeffree started wearing make-up in the school, and despite controversies, he stayed loyal to himself. After graduation from high school, Jeffree moved to Los Angeles, where he started his music and fashion career. These days were hard for him. Jeffree supported himself completely, and he had several jobs in make-up, modeling, and music industries. He managed to sneak in some of the most popular clubs in the city by using a fake ID. His goal was to make the celebrities his clients.
Hard work pays off, and he managed to gain the attention of some of the celebrities, who started to collaborate with him.
After social media expansion, Jeffree started to use MySpace in 2006, to promote himself and his work and became one of the most followed persons there. Soon his career blossomed, and Jeffree began to work with severe brands and celebrities. One of those celebs, was Samantha Maloney, the drummer from Peaches, who encouraged him to pursue his music career. Therefore, Jeffree started working on his music, in the direction of being a pop vocalist and released a debut album in 2009, called Beauty Killer.
He worked with several artists on that album and had a feature from Nicki Minaj. It was listed among the top 10 U.S. Billboard Top Electronic Albums chart. His music career flourished, and he even signed a contract with Akon, in 2010. However, after that year, something in Jeffree twisted around, and he left his music career, saying how that is not for him, and it would be a mistake to continue doing it.
The famous make-up artist returned to his first love and continued doing make-up and transformations that are incredible and highly appreciated in the queer culture. He founded a Jeffree Star Cosmetics in 2014 and started promoting it via his YouTube channel.
After that, his business started to increase, and after one year, he made $1million from his cosmetics. With the growth of fame, his relations with other celebrities who are in the make-up industry, like Kylie Jenner, who owns a billion dollars worth cosmetics industry, got tightened. He has several feuds over him, and he also does the same for the others, charging them for fake products, including Kim Kardashian.
Jeffree is a celebrity full of controversies and rumors, and he seems to enjoy it. However, his personal life is one of them. Jeffree is in a relationship with a model Nathan Schwandt since 2015, and the couple shared the villa in Calabasas, California, with their five dogs. It seems as the couple did have a close relationship, and they often post pictures together on their Instagram, where they look happy and fulfilled.
Jeffree Star Net Worth 2024
Jeffree Star made a fortune with his make-up industry, and since he reached his first million, then things got even better for him. Only in December 2018, Jeffree made $18 million from his business investments. His videos are most viewed on the Internet, and he makes more money than ever. He has a villa in California worth $4million, and a new home in Hidden Hills, worth of $14 million. Besides that, he drives Bentley, Lamborghini, and Ferrari. His net worth for his year is around $80 million.