Jeffree Star has been in the limelight for a very long time following his transgressive, provocative, and gender-bending appearances. He is one of those celebrities who rose to fame through MySpace online community. In addition to being a social media idol, he is also a multi-talented entrepreneur, makeup artist, and musician. He is popular for being the founder and CEO of the cosmetic coy known as Jeffree Star Cosmetics. Learn more about him below.
Jeffree Star Bio (Age)
Star was born Jeffrey Lynn Steininger in Orange County, California on November 15, 1985, to Glen Steininger and his wife Laurie Steininger. He holds an American nationality and belongs to the white ethnic background. While he was growing up, Jeff completed his high school education at Pacifica High School situated in Garden Grove, California and later moved to Los Angeles where he supported himself with modeling, music, and being a makeup artist.
After a while, he joined the popular social networking site MySpace, where he began to advertise himself as both a fashion designer and musician. He posted several music videos and pictures which attracted so many fans across the world. Following his consistency, his fan base began to increase; thus, making him one of the most popular figures on the platform.
In addition to his social media activities, Jeffree Star began his music career following the advice of Peaches’ drummer named Samantha Maloney. He participated in True Colors Music Tour held in 2007, touring through 15 cities in the US and Canada. The tour was organized by the LGBT channel Known as Logo TV after which Star went on to release his first studio album titled Beauty Killer in 2009, featuring Nicki Minaj and Young Money. The following year, he was featured on Kesha Rose’s music video for her song Take It Off. Since then, he has worked with popular music stars including Deuce, Larry tee, Millionaires, and Blood on the Dance Floor, among others.
On leaving the music industry in 2013, Jeffree Star founded his own cosmetic line known as Jeffree Star Cosmetics. His company deals on all kinds of makeup accessories including lip scrubs, highlighter, eyeshadows, mirrors, makeup bags, and lipsticks, just to mention a few. He has distinguished himself as both a makeup artist and musician. As a freelancer, he has worked for MAC Cosmetics. Additionally, he also has a fashion line called Beauty Forever; where he sells T-shirts, head wears, tank tops and lots more. He also has plans of starting a skincare brand soon.
Net Worth: How Much is Jeffree Star Worth?
Being a multi-talented entrepreneur, Jeffree Star has made a lot of wealth from his businesses as well as his social media career. His company – Jeffree Star Cosmetics, has been generating millions of dollars every year, thus, increasing his net worth significantly. He is currently living a lavish lifestyle with a whopping net worth of $20 million. In addition to his company, Star also earns a decent amount as a makeup artist.
Family: Mom, Twin Brother, and Boyfriend
Like we aforementioned Jeffree Star was born to Glen Steininger and his wife Laurie Steininger who worked as a model. Following his father’s death at the age of six, Star was raised by his mother. He developed a keen interest in becoming a makeup artist from an early stage and often experimented with his mother’s makeup kit. Today, he is an established makeup artist and has also founded his own cosmetics company. Jeffree is obviously the only child of his parents, he has never made any mention of having a twin brother nor a younger sibling. He may be a lookalike to some other celebrities but that doesn’t mean he has a twin brother.
In addition to his successful career, Jeffree is also enjoying a blissful love life. A mere look at the talented Star would suggest to you that he is gay and that’s not far from the truth. He has been vocal about his sexuality and has been in relationships with other gay celebrities. Star had a relationship with Chris Crocker from 2005 to 2009 and after they went their separate ways, he decided to slow down in the love game and focus on his career. He later had a fling with a fellow musician named Tyler Carter in 2015 and their short-lived romance ended after a few months.
Jeffree Star has been dating Nathan Schwandt who is an Instagram star. Nathan was born in Michigan, in the United States on August 18, 1993. Meeting each other on Instagram in 2015, Nathan flew out to California so they could see for the first time. Afterward, they kicked off their relationship in March 2015. He has been a part of Star’s cosmetic company and they have been together for more than two years.
There were speculations that Nathan turned his sexuality to gay so he could be with Jeffree and his money; however, the lovebirds have continued to enjoy a blissful relationship without paying attention to such rumors. They currently reside in Calabasas, California with their five Pomeranians named Drama, Diamond, Daddy, Diva, and Delicious.
His Height and Body Measurements
The successful entrepreneur and makeup artist is very tall, standing at a height of 6 feet 1 inch (1.85 m) and he weighs 73 kg (161 lbs). He has a slim bodybuild and wonderful body measurements (chest-waist-biceps) of 39-31-12.5 inches. His eyes are blue in color while his hair color is not known. He usually appears with the flamboyant hairstyle of different colors. He loves wearing makeup and his whole body is covered in tattoos.