James Charles is an award-winning American beauty YouTuber, makeup artist and media influencer. He came to prominence for being a young male makeup artist.
He became the first male brand ambassador for the cosmetics brand CoverGirl in 2016. Todd Spangler of Variety referred to him as “YouTube’s most famous beauty vlogger” and Teen Vogue also called him “one of the famous YouTube makeup artists and beauty influences around”.
|Full Name:||James Charles Dickinson|
|Date of Birth:||May 23, 1999|
|Place of Birth:||Bethlehem, New York, United States|
|Parents:||Christie Dickinson, Skip Dickinson|
|Net Worth:||$22 million|
James Charles was born on May 23, 1999, in Bethlehem, New York, the United States to parents Skip Dickinson and Christine Dickinson. He has a younger brother named Ian Jeffrey, who also works as a model.
He went to Bethlehem Central High School, for his high school education.
Charles started as a local hairstylist in Bethlehem. He began posting makeup tutorials on YouTube in 2015 and became known as the first male brand ambassador for CoverGirl in 2016.
He unveiled a clothing line, Sisters Apparel and a makeup collection, the Sister Collection, by teaming up with the cosmetics brand Morphe Cosmetics, in 2018.
Having amassed over 10 million subscribers on his YouTube channel, Charles was responsible for the Australian rapper Iggy Azalea’s makeup for promotional art for her single “Sally Walker”, and also appeared in the song’s visual.
He hosted the first season of the YouTube Originals reality competition series Instant Influencer, which premiered on his YouTube channel in April 2020. In October of the same year, he made a cameo appearance in the music video for the American social media personality Larray’s single “Canceled”.
Charles has worked with top celebrities such as Doja Cat, Kylie Jenner, Madison Beer, JoJo Siwa, Addison Rae and Avani Gregg.
James Charles became known as gay at the age of 12.
He bought a mansion in Los Angeles worth $7 million, in 2020.
Awards & Nominations
James Charles has won awards such as:
Teen Choice Awards for Choice Fashion/Beauty Web Star (2018, 2019)
Shorty Awards for Breakout YouTuber (2017)
People’s Choice Awards for Beauty Influencer (2018, 2020)
James Charles earns from his career as a makeup artist and YouTuber. He has an estimated net worth of $22 million.
James Charles is active on social media. He has over 22.8 million followers on Instagram @jamescharles and more than 7.3 million followers on Twitter @jamescharles.
Frequently asked questions
Below are some frequently asked questions about James Charles:
Who is James Charles?
James Charles is an American beauty YouTuber, makeup artist and media influencer.
How old is James Charles?
James Charles was born on May 23, 1999.
Where is James Charles from?
James Charles s from Bethlehem, New York, United States.
Is James Charles married?
James Charles has not revealed details of his relationship. He only came out as gay.
What is James Charles Net Worth?
James Charles has an estimated net worth of $22 million.