know anything about current beauty trends, chances are you’ve heard of Jeffree
Star. Jeffree owns one of the biggest brands in the beauty industry currently.
He became well known through his Youtube channel, which has approximately 16
million subscribers. His tutorial videos are very popular, garnering millions
of views per video. As much as you know about Jeffree Star from his public
persona, how much do you know about his personal life? Learn more about the
amazing beauty guru Jeffree Star with these amazing little known facts.
Star was born on November 15, 1985, which makes him approximately 34 years old.
He was born in Orange County in California.
Jeffree Star was born Jeffrey Lynn Steininger Jr. He started experimenting with makeup in junior high when he would play with his mother’s makeup products. He eventually convinced her to let him start wearing makeup to school. Before Instagram models and the terms “viral” and “social media” existed, Jeffree found a way to become a MySpace sensation, with some of his photos receiving over 50,000 comments. After high school, Jeffree moved to Los Angeles and supported himself with various modeling, makeup and music jobs.
relationship with his mother has been tumultuous since he was a young boy.
Until recently, they hadn’t seen each other in over 10 years. Jeffree has said
that their personalities clash, and their bad relationship was just as much his
fault as it was hers. Since, he was reconnected with his mother, and the two
are working on rebuilding their relationship.
Star is dating Nathan Schwandt, who has been his boyfriend since 2015. Born in
1993, Nathan is from Michigan and has his own social media following. He was
the first person to encourage Jeffree to start his own Youtube channel. The
couple now lives together in Nathan Schwandt’s hometown of Grand Rapids,
Star and Nathan Schwandt adopted five dogs since January 2018, all of which
have named starting with “D.” They are all Pomeranians and include Diva, Dadd,
Diamond, Drama, and Delicious. Unfortunately, one of their dogs, Diamond,
passed away while the couple was on vacation in June of 2019.
Star has tattoos from head to toe, all over his body. He is covered in
beautiful tattoos, but originally began covering his body because of the pain
he endured in his younger years. Jeffree spent a large part of high school
wearing clothing from head to toe, covering himself to his ankles and wrists as
well, to hide self-harm marks. Once he found his way through this difficult
time, he decided to cover the marks with tattoos.
has a wonderful eye for makeup, and transforming himself using this artform.
Jeffree frequently achieves very dramatic and hyper-realistic makeup looks,
that give him a totally different appearance. His before and after makeup
images are truly amazing and inspiring to see.
Jeffree has amassed an impressive income through his super successful beauty brand and social media revenue. His net worth as of 2019 is approximately $50 million.