James Charles Biography, Age, Mom, Influencing Career, Net Worth, Feud

Influencer and Make-Up, James Charles

James Charles Biography

James Charles is a YouTuber, make-up artist and Internet personality from the United States of America known for being a beauty YouTuber. Covergirl had him become it’s first male ambassador, in 2016, working alongside Katy Perry who is the brand’s ambassador. With a large following on YouTube and Instagram, James creates and posts entertainment and makeup videos of himself mainly on his YouTube channel by his official name. The Internet sensation has been active online since 2016 and he has gained quite a lot of fame from his career.


How old is Influencer James Charles – Age

Born as James Charles Dickinson, this beauty YouTuber is 21 years old as of 23rd May 2020. He was born in 1999 in Albany County, New York, U.S.

Is James Charles Gay?

Yes, James is an openly gay man. As of the time of writing this article, the beauty influencer is single. His mother is Christie Dickinson.

So, How did James Charles begin his Influencing Career

It all started when James decided to retake his high school pictures with “poppin highlights” than posted the photos on Twitter. They became viral overnight and this inspired him to start a channel on YouTube. Successfully, on December 1, 2015, he launched the channel under his name. He went ahead to focus on beauty, selling beauty products, teaching makeup classes, thus growing his subscribers numbers to over 20.3 million subscribers which also translates to him earning the number 1 spot of ‘the most subscribed beauty guru’. He also partners with beauty companies and works on sponsored posts.

James Charles, Social Media Influencer
James Charles, Social Media Influencer

With a wide fanbase, he began a YouTube show known as “Instant Influencer” through which he earns from sponsored content to his viewers. The series premiered in April 2020 and it is about the search/creation of the next beauty guru with James as a host. Aside from promoting products from other companies, James has a partnership with the beauty company “Morphe” through which his own products like makeup palettes and brushes are sold, worldwide. He runs a merchandise store with it’s apparel named ‘Sisters’

James Charles (Internet Personality) Net Worth

As of 2019, Charles’ financial net worth is estimated at US$12 million, a combination of his sponsored posts across his social media platforms. It is projected that he makes about $14,000 a day from his influencing stunts. He bought himself a ion in Los Angeles in 2020.

James Charles Losing Followers – Feud with Tati Westbrook

In the summer of 2019, James was involved in a feud with fellow internet star Tati Westbrook after she uploaded a video attacking him. Consequently, he lost more than 3 million followers, setting a new record on YouTube of losing the most “over 1 million” subscribers in less than 24 hours. James uploaded a response video that also earned a spot among the 10 most disliked videos on YouTube. He released another one that refuted most of the claims made by Westbrook about him, leading to renewed support which also translated to him regaining a million followers.

James Charles Achievements

♥  October 11, 2016 – At the age of 17, he became the first male spokesmodel for CoverGirl cosmetics brand.
♥  January 2019 – He was invited to open Morphe Cosmetics’ second UK store in Birmingham, England.
♥  March 2019 – He did the makeup for the music video shoot of “Sally Walker” by Australian rapper Iggy Azalea and made a cameo in the video too.
♥  April 24, 2020 – His YouTube series ‘Instant Influencer’ premiered