Jeffree Star Net Worth
Jeffree Star is an American model, fashion designer, DJ, singer and makeup artist. Jeffree has approximately $200 million in net worth. He is one of the highest-paid YouTube stars on the planet.
He is the owner of a cosmetic empire called Jeffree Star Cosmetics accounting for majority of his wealth. His striking hair color which usually is is hot pink decorated with several tattoos.
Jeffree Star was born Jeffree Lynn Steininger Jr. on November 15, 1985 in Orange County, California. At just 6 years of age, his father committed suicide. Jeffree was brought up by his mother Marra Shubyann Lindstrom Steininger.
He started experimenting with his mother’s make-up at a very young age. During his high school days, he actually began wearing make-up to school everyday. Jeffree quickly relocated to Hollywood to pursue his passion in modeling and makeup. In Hollywood, he worked at a number of makeup counters whiles soliciting for gigs at weddings and fashion shoots.
While in Hollywood, Jeffree connected himself with celebrities. He managed to gain a lot of following on social media especially MySpace where he showcased his works. He goes down as someone who generated huge following on MySpace during its early years becoming the most connected profile personality on MySpace in 2006.
Jeffree started his career by posting her fashion designs and music on MySpace. He harnessed the potential of the internet to blog about his personal life as well as making commentary on “self image and confidence”, fame, life and beauty. He has a large following dotted across the globe.
He music career received ignition via his friend Samantha Meloney who encouraged him to make music. Jeffree was part of the True Colours Tour which traveled 15 cities in the US. His first studio album “Beauty Killer” released in 2009 occupied the number 7 on the US Billboard Top Electronic Albums chart.
In 2010, Star signed to Akon who described Jeffree as “the next lady Gaga”. However, he exited the music industry in 2013. He has worked with performers like Millionaire, Blood on the Dance Floor, Deuce and Larry Tee. Jeffree formed Jeffree Star Cosmetics.
His cosmetic brand, Jeffree Star Cosmetics assumed the stature of a global brand. Jeffree has over 9 million subscribers with over 1 billion views as of 2018. He concentrates these days on his makeup line and other businesses.
Jeffree was in a romantic affair with Nathan Schwandt from 2015 to 2020. He claims abstention from alcohol although he has been spotted on Twitter drinking vodka on several occasions. He claims not to like cigarettes and hard drugs although he smokes cannabis which is legal in California any way.
Jeffree lives in Casper, Wyoming. On April 16, 2021, a car accident with his friend broke his back sustaining several fractures on his spine.