James Charles also known by his birth name James Charles Dickinson is the first male spokesperson for CoverGirl, an American cosmetic brand.
Besides that, he is also an internet personality who has successfully amassed more than 5 million followers on Instagram after his college prom makeover.
James Charles’s Biography-Wiki
The make-up artist James Charles was born on May 23, 1999, in Bethlehem, NY. James has a younger brother named Ian Charles as his sibling.
In his early age, he started working as a makeup artist due to which he had to take a break from school as he did not get time to finish his high schooling.
Since his early teens, James showed an interest in make-up, and after receiving approval from his parents, he ordered his first make-up starter kit online, and even his father helped him in changing the basement to a makeup studio.
James started his career as a hairdresser, but he began to feel constricted when he kept getting requests for the same hairstyle.
So, he started experimenting on his friends and opened an Instagram account to share his work. After posting pictures on social media, he started getting positive feedbacks, and people started requesting him for makeup.
James is quite talented with the brushes and the day he posted his first picture of himself in Halloween makeup, he got the positive feedback and amassed over 400,000 followers on Instagram and over 147,000 subscribers on his YouTube makeup tutorial channel.
When the photos and videos of James went viral, he was offered the job of being the new face of the CoverGirl’s new mascara line So Lashy! He was also made the first male spokesmodel for CoverGirl.
Apart from that, he is also a good singer as he often posts short clips of himself singing with his best friend Anthony Gargiulo, another social media star, and with other friends.
How Much Is James Charles Net Worth?
James made a name for himself in just some few years. Being an internet sensational, he earned the enormous amount of money by his cosmetic instructional exercise on YouTube. James has a net worth of around $2 million dollars.
James Charles’s Personal Life
Since James is an openly gay man, he accepted his sexuality on Ellen show on November 14, 2016. In the show, he opened up about his sexual orientation and said that he had told his parents about his sexuality at the age of 12.
He further said that his parents were so supportive that they incredibly accepted the truth and supported him in every worst situation. He also got a lot of support from his school and community.
In the past, James was rumored to be dating another social media star Aaron Fuller in January 2017. They first got in touch through a private message on Instagram. After that, they started exchanging messages before heading out for a date.
But after knowing the fact that Aaron was using him only for fame, he decided to separate his ways from him.
Likewise, in 2017, a guy named Shawn took to his Twitter account and revealed that James had matched with him on Tinder. After knowing this, James called Shawn out for using him for Twitter fame, and later Shawn apologized to him for the mistake he has done.