What Is YouTuber Jeffree Star Net Worth?
Professional since 2003, the American-born YouTuber and entrepreneur Jeffree Star transition from music to YouTube, proved to be a million dollars shower. Considered one of the richest YouTubers, Star has an estimated net worth of $200 million as of April 2020.
Staring his career from MySpace as a makeup artist, Star now trademarks him as one of the successful YouTubers with over 15.79 million subscribers and a total of 1.855 billion views.
On top of that, Jeffree collects lumps of money through his business venture, a cosmetic line named Jeffree Star Cosmetics.
How Star Became Rich? Income Sources & Earnings
Initially, Jeffree used MySpace where he pursued music fashion career and became the most followed person by 2006.
Even more, following True Colors Tour 2007 sponsored by LGBT Logo, Star released only and debut studio album Beauty Killer, with its hit song Lollipop Luxury ft. Nicki Minhaj.
In 2010, Jeffree Star signed with Akon’s record label Konvict Muzik and got fame as next Lady Gaga, however, transited to YouTube later.
According to Celebrity Net Worth, Star has an estimated net worth of around $75 million as of September 2019. But in 2020, Star’s net worth increased to $200 million.
The main source of Star’s earnings is YouTube career accompanied by the cosmetic business venture.
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Well, his self-titled YouTube channel, created on February 14, 2006, features beauty tips and make-up tutorials; has over 15.79 million subscribers and 1.855 billion views.
As per Social blade, the channel can earn him $166.9K – $2.7 million per year.
Forbes report that in 2018, Star’s YouTube endeavors alone made $18 million. It made him 5th Highest-Paid YouTuber, ahead of Markiplier ($17.5 million income) and Jacksepticeye ($16 million earnings).
For a fact, the highest-paid YouTube channel of 2018 was Ryan ToysReview of 7-year-old boy Ryan Kaji with $22 million earnings.
Interesting Fact: How can YouTuber earn from YouTube?
Well, with his good taste and experience in make-up, Jeffree Star founded his own cosmetic line Jeffree Star Cosmetics in November 2014.
The cosmetic line features the production of eyeshadow pallet, highlighters, concealers, and lipsticks, ranging from $18- $75. Well, the JawBreaker collection is the most famous of all.
Sources report that the entrepreneur’s empire makes a gross revenue of $100 million per year.
Despite such massive income, Star is yet to tag himself as a billionaire. But the growing business points his future-prominence to billion dollars like Kylie Jenner stands nearly to billions of dollars through TV personality & cosmetic endeavors.
Did you know? Jeffree Star takes $250 for a 5-hour live makeup class like Behind the Brush and $450 for VIP tickets.
He Made $20 Million From The Documentary Series The Beautiful World of Jeffree Star
He also released a documentary series about him, The Beautiful World of Jeffree Star. The first episode was released on YouTube on October 1, 2019, and the final episode was released on November 22, 2019.
The series basically focuses on the creation of a product with an idea coming from an actual product. From the launch, he reportedly made over $20 million.
Theft Of Star’s Cosmetics
The YouTuber cum entrepreneur Jeffree Star, on April 1, 2019, revealed the theft of his $2.5 million worth cosmetic.
The losses included 5000 Platinum Ice highlighter palettes, lip liners, and unreleased Magic Star concealer.
Later, a girl was arrested for leaking Star’s to-be-released concealer.
Assets, House, Cars, Lifestyle & Expenses
Currently, Jeffree Star lives in Calabasas, California house which he purchased in 2016 for $3.6 million. 7,100 sq. ft. property has 6 bedrooms and 7 bathrooms.
In Shane Dawson’s show The Secret World of Jeffree Star premiered in August 2018, he opened about his assets.
Reportedly, he owns a private closet, full of clothes, jewelry, and accessories valued at around $7 million.
— Shane Dawson (@shanedawson) August 1, 2018
His Car Collection Is Worth Over $1.5 Million
Also, the YouTuber has a collection of luxurious cars, estimated to be worth over $1.5 million.
His collection includes:
- 2019 BMW i8 ($147,500)- 369horsepower
- 2018 BMW Z4
- Lamborghini Huracan ($199,800)- 601 horsepower
- 2018 Black Badge Edition Wraith ($317,700)- 624 horsepower & 6.6-liter V12 engine
- Tesla Model X
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SELF MADE. 💖 Never in my wildest dreams did I think I would ever buy a Lamborghini… Sometimes my life feels like a crazy dream but then I pinch myself and remind myself of all the struggles, hard times, sleeping on friends couches to get to work when I couldn’t afford my own place.. I remember my first car was a 1991 Nissan and it would break down all the time when I was a freelance makeup artist and worked at MAC. What am I getting at? That ANYTHING is possible. It’s not about the car or how much money I’ve made, it’s about the personal goals I’ve accomplished and the dreams I never gave up on, when people would spit in my face and tell me no one would ever take a man wearing makeup seriously 😌 It’s to remind all of YOU to never give up on what you set out to accomplish. Never let anyone take away your sparkle. I’ve been to hell and back but I made it. 💖 #jeffreestarcosmetics #lamborghini #huracan #mrdiva
Back in June 2019, Jeffree gifted his boyfriend Nathan a green Aston Martin Vantage, with an estimated worth of $155,000.
Again, in Jan 2020, Jeffree bought a $14.6 million worth Hidden Hills property. The house that sits on 25,000 square feet area features eight bedrooms and 13 bathrooms.
No doubt that Jeffree Star has a luxurious lifestyle, with massive expenses on daily life luxury, costly clothes, and travels.
Tax Payments & Insurance
Since, Jeffree Star live in Calabasas, CA, the internet celebrity is liable to the State’s tax policy. Well, his California mansion takes away 0.793% of its assessed value as property tax.
Also, the yearly house insurance premium costs him $1,360 per year.
On the other hand, Jeffree’s income of $10 million snags $5.20 million from him as income tax.
Endorsements, Instagram, Earnings & Charity
Well, not much about Jeffree Star’s endorsement is out, but he surely pockets massive sum through promotions. Once, he stated that a brand offered him $165,000 to endorse the product.
Most often, Jeffree endorses his cosmetic line via Instagram where his followers count 13.5 million.
According to Influencer Marketing Hub, Star can sum up around $26,960 – $44,933 per sponsored post.
Alongside showers of money, the internet sensation is also active in charity works and donations.
On August 9, 2019, Jeffree made a Tweet about his $25,000 donation to Support A Teacher foundation.
I was so blown away yesterday learning about so many school teachers in need of supplies for their students! I want to bring more attention to this and help @support_a_teach's movement! 🔥 I just donated $25,000.. please share & help: https://t.co/Yp4hTFZE2K
— Jeffree Star (@JeffreeStar) August 4, 2019
Back in 2018, Star reportedly donated $125,000 to the LGBT center of Los Angeles.
Jeffree Star’s Personal Life: Age, Height, Family
Born on November 15, 1985, in Orange County, California, Jeffree Star’s real name is Jeffrey Lynn Steininger Jr. When he was 6, his father Jeffrey L. Steininger committed suicide and was raised by his single mother Marra Shubyann Lindstrom Steininger, a former model.
During his junior high school, Jeffree was fond of make-up experiments and often wore mother’s make-up to school.
Following high school graduation, he moved to Los Angeles and did various jobs as a make-up artist, model, and musician.
For a fact, Star often used a fake ID to attend Hollywood clubs, wearing mini dresses and nine-inch high heels; he would earn a contract with celebrities. And later on, he gained fame as a gender-bending cosmetic guru.
Jeffree Star holds an American nationality and is of white ethnicity. As of August 2019, Star’s age is 33 and has a height of 6 ft. 1 inch (185 cm).
Relationship Status: Is Jeffree Star Married or Dating?
Well, Star is never married but is currently dating. Since he gained fame as a gender-bending celebrity through MySpace, many speculated on his sexuality and relationships.
Meanwhile, Jeffree was in a relationship with Nathan Schwandt, an Instagrammer. The duo started dating in 2014, until their break up on Jan 12 2020.
Prior to Nathan, Star dated internet celebrity Chris Crocker from 2005 to 2009.
He was also rumored to be in a relationship encounter with Tyler Carter, an American singer.
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Over the years, Jeffree Star has been a highlight-maker with his successive progression and new cosmetic launches.
However, once the internet celebrity got in controversy after making a racial statement but later apologized.
The statement stated that he wanted to throw battery acid on a black woman to lighten her skin so it will match her foundation.