Jeffree Star is one of the biggest internet celebrities who focuses on makeup and cosmetics. He’s also well known for being a singer-songwriter with several albums released with the collaboration of well-known artists like Nicki Minaj.
He started his career by promoting his music and fashion through the social media platform Myspace, which eventually led him to have a solid fanbase.
As his popularity grew, Jeffrey went on to produce music and eventually created his first studio album “Beauty Killer”. He later left the music industry to eventually create his own cosmetic brand “Jeffree Star Cosmetics”.
If you want to know more about this multi-talented internet celebrity then keep reading. We’ll show you more about his career, personal life, net worth, and more.
Celebrity Name: Jeffree Star
Real Name: Jeffree Lynn Steininger Jr.
Sexual Orientation: Gay
Birthday: November 18, 1985
Birthplace: Orange County, California
Height: 6’0” feet
Weight: 73 Kilos
Profession: Model, Internet Celebrity, Singer, Entrepreneur, Makeup Artist
Net Worth: $75 million
Jeffrey Lynn Steininger Jr. or popularly known as Jeffrey Star was born on November 15, 1985. He was solely raised by his mother. Her name was Marra Shubyann Steininger, after his father committed suicide while he was still six years old.
Jeffrey would go to various clubs using a fake ID so that he’d be able to get hired by celebrities to do makeup work.
There’s not much known about Jeffree’s personal life due to how little he tries to show it to the public. Although he has been quite open with his relationship with Nathan Schwandt as seen on some of his Youtube blogs. They’ve started dating back in 2015 and have been in a relationship for almost five years, have recently broken up as announced by Jeffrey in one of his Youtube videos.
Currently, Jeffree seems to be single and there’s still not much known if he’s planning on going back in the dating scene anytime soon.
Rise to Fame Through the Internet
The start of Jeffrey’s career was when he went to MySpace to gain attention to the masses. He was able to express himself properly through the social media platform where he would usually blog about his daily life and make a lot of social commentary.
Eventually, he was able to have a fanbase on several websites, though he convinced all of them to follow him on his MySpace Account. Jeffrey would then become one of the most popular independent artists which helped him become one of the top tier accounts on the site.
Jeffrey then proceeded to make music through the influence of the “Peaches” drummer Samantha Maloney. He became a part of the “True Colors Tour” in 2007. It was a music tour that was sponsored by the “LGBT Logo” channel and it was supposed to coincide with pride month.
After 2 years, Star was able to release his debut album “Beauty Killer”. The album had certain mainstream success as it was able to reach no. 7 in the “US Billboard Top Electronic Albums” chart. He then promoted his album by going into world tours.
By 2013, Star would suddenly step off from the music world due to unknown reasons.
The Creation of Jeffree Star Cosmetics
Jeffree Star Cosmetics was born back in 2014 when he decided to quit his music career due to how it left him essentially bankrupt. He started promoting his brand through his Youtube channel and also showed his viewers how to use them through his makeup tutorials.
This proved to be successful when Star was able to garner 15 million subscribers and 1.7 billion overall views.
His first collection of cosmetics released was a set of velour liquid lipsticks and later followed it up with highlighter palettes, eyeshadow, clothing, and accessories.
There has also been a lot of controversy that went on during Jeffree’s career. He was accused of racism due to the insensitive comments and racial slurs in his past content on Youtube and Myspace.
He once posted a video back in his Myspace page where he stated that he wanted to throw battery acid on a black woman so that her skin would lighten in order to match with her foundation.
Feuds With Other Celebrities
The internet celebrity is also known for having feuds with other celebrities due to all the comments and opinions that Star publicly makes. One of these feuds was when Kylie Jenner removed Star from his public-relations list for making negative comments about some oh her makeup products.
He also had feuds with several Youtube makeup bloggers such as Manny MUA, Gabriel Zamora, and Laura Lee. They started bashing Star from the racism incident and even ended their relationship with him. Though each of them has already stated public apologies when old offensive Snapchat and tweets started to surface and the internet called them out as hypocrites.
Jeffree Star’s Total Net Worth
Star’s total net worth is approximately $75 million which is mostly due to his cosmetics brand. His income is growing at a fast rate with all of his brands and endorsement deals have become quite successful over the years.
In 2018, Forbes has said that Jeffree has made over $18 million with just hi Youtube channel alone. He even became one of the highest-paid Youtube celebrities during the same year.
What is Jeffree Star’s Body Measurements
Jeffrey currently stands at 6 feet tall and has a weight of 73 kilograms. He’s seen to have a slim body built with lots of tattoos all across his body. His hair is also dyed in different colors on a regular basis.