8 Facts You Never Knew About Jeffree Star



If you 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. 

Jeffree Star’s Age 

Jeffree Star was born on November 15, 1985, which makes him approximately 34 years old. He was born in Orange County in California. 

Jeffree Star Before Fame

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. 

Jeffree Star’s Mom  

Jeffree’s 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. 

Jeffree Star’s Boyfriend  

Jeffree 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, Michigan.  

Jeffree Star’s Dogs  

Jeffree 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. 

Jeffree Star’s Tattoos    

Jeffree 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. 

Jeffree Star and Makeup (before\after)

Jeffree 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 Star Net Worth 

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.