Who is James Charles?
James Charles is an American, makeup artist and influencer in social media, YouTuber, who has been in the spotlight since he became CoverGirl's first spokesperson in 2016. He is also a vlogger of beauty, 16 million subscribers. An eponymous YouTube channel where he creates videos on beauty and makeup. The success of the channel has led to its popularity on other social media sites. As a celebrity on the Internet, James has gathered more than 16 million followers on Instagram, not to mention his popularity on Twitter and Facebook. He is openly homosexual and has always found himself in controversies on issues ranging from racism to transphobia. Charles was a member of the Sister Squad alongside twin Dolan and Emma Chamberlain.
James Charles was born on May 23, 1999 in Albany County, New York, United States. He is currently 20 years old.
|Birth name||James Charles Dickinson|
|Birth date||May 23, 1999|
|Place of birth||Albany County, New York, United States|
|Sign of the sun||Gemini|
|Profession||YouTuber, makeup artist, social media personality|
|Residence||Los Angeles, California, United States|
Family and education
Speaking of his personal life, the media has very limited information about his parents and his childhood. His mother's name is Christie Dickinson, whose IG has more than 160,000 followers. The details about his contracting father are unknown, however, you can see him hanging out with his family on Christie's Instagram.
James has a younger brother named Ian Jeffrey, who is also a social media star. He attended and graduated from Bethlehem Central High School in June 2017.
James Charles meets life
At the age of 12, James went out gay while he was still in college and his parents are very supportive of his sexual orientation. They never interfere in his private life. However, he keeps his private life at bay.
In January 2017, he began dating his fellow social media star, Aaron Fuller, after the two men traded their interests through DM on Instagram. Perhaps their relationship has ended bitterly, not in a good way, after Tana Mongeau, another social media star has accused Aaron of using James Charles to become famous.
|size||Feet – 5 feet 10 inches|
Centimeters – 178 cm
Meters – 1.78m
|Weight||Kilograms – 63 kg|
Books – 139 lbs
|Eye colour||Dark brown|
|Hair color||Dark brown|
|Distinctive features||Different makeup styles|
In November 2016, James participated in the popular Ellen: The Ellen DeGeneres Show, where he shared his experience as CoverGirl's first ambassador.
James Charles is a popular icon of pop culture with over 16 million subscribers on Instagram and about 16 million subscribers to his YouTube channel.
Be the first male spokesperson for CoverGirl.
Just like his popularity on the Internet, James has a fair share of scandals and controversies. In February 2017, Charles was targeted when his intensely racist joke about Africa and the Ebola virus went awry. Although he immediately deleted the tweet and apologized after becoming aware of the seriousness of the problem, he has already caused enough damage.
He said, "I am extremely sorry for what I said. There are no excuses. No one owes me forgiveness, but this experience has taught me a lot. I hope that people who look at me will learn from my mistakes and not repeat them. "
In March of the same year, he found himself in the middle of another controversy when his colleague from YouTuber, Thomas Halbert, accused him of having simulated the incident that made him famous. He shared screenshots of his conversation with Charles as evidence. However, Halbert apologized that the images were not in their context and that James had retouched them and used them again.
In May 2019, compatriot YouTuber Tati Westbrook accused Charles of "manipulating people's sexuality" and "using … celebrity, power, and money to play with people's emotions" via a video that she posted on YouTube. He lost about 3 million subscribers in less than a week, which allowed Tati to win more than four million subscribers.
The saga has sparked analysis of Internet cancellation culture, the alleged toxicity of YouTube's beauty community, stereotypes about homosexual male predators, and profits from the online "drama".
James Charles Net Worth
Its net worth is estimated at $ 12 million in 2019.
James Charles Facts
His parents are very supportive of his career. In fact, his father turned their basement into a makeup studio for his use.
He joined YouTube and Instagram in 2015 and was quick enough to make his name on both platforms, thanks to his videos and his art makeup photos.
On September 5, 2016, Charles shared pictures of the ball with his own light, which made him famous overnight.
In 2016, the cosmetics brand CoverGirl has made him the first spokesperson for the brand. He then collaborated with other CoverGirl brand ambassadors such as Katy Perry, Sofia Vergara, beauty blogger Nura Afia, DJ Amy Pham and R & B duo Chloe x Halle.
In 2017, Charles paraded for MarcoMarco's Six 1/2 collection at Los Angeles Fashion Week.
The same year, Forbes included in the 2017 list of 30 under 30 – Art & Style.
Charles was awarded the Best Channel Award in the Beauty category at the 8th Streamy Awards in 2018.
In March 2019, Charles made up the filming of Iggy Azalea's video for "Sally Walker".
In May 2019, he lost more than a million subscribers as a result of the controversy, making him the first YouTuber in history to do it.