James Charles is a makeup artist, Internet personality, and model. He is most well known for his beauty and makeup related videos on Youtube. He has also launched his own line of clothing named Sisters Apparel. Besides that, he had also collaborated with Morphe Cosmetics to release an eyeshadow palette of 39 shades named Morphe x James Charles.
James Charles Bio: Age, Education, Early Life
James Charles Dickinson was born in Bethlehem, Albany County, New York, on 23 May 1999. He studied at the Bethlehem Central High School and graduated in June 2017 at the age of 18 years. Before he started doing makeup, he was a hairdresser.
James Charles Career Details
At the age of 16 years, on 1 December 2015, he launched his Youtube channel. It became quite popular and won him several awards. He is also quite popular on Instagram. While he was still a high school student, he became the first male ambassador for the cosmetics brand, CoverGirl in 2016. He has modeled in the Los Angeles Fashion Week for MacroMarco in 2017. He has also hosted a show on Youtube in 2020 named Instant Influencer.
When he was 17 years old, his tweet had offended people for making fun of Ebola and Africa. Before going to South Africa on a school trip, he had tweeted a joke on Ebola which quickly became the subject of controversy. After that, he issued an apology.
Though e has been a part of several controversies, the one that had a major impact on his Youtube Subscriber count was the one with, Tati Westbrook, who is also a beauty Youtuber. Before this incident, both of them had been close friends and had also collaborated together on several videos. On 10 May 2019, she posted a video, titled “Bye Sister”, talking about ending her long time association with James Charles. The reason was his advertising vitamin supplements, Sugar Bear Hair, that were in direct competition to her brand, Halo Beauty. However, she also mentioned that the reason behind her breaking up the friendship went beyond just the ad.
This resulted in him losing more than 3 million subscribers including celebrities such as Ariana Grande, Katy Perry, Miley Cyrus, Demi Lovato, and in 4 days while Tati gained more than 4 million subscribers in a week. In response, he also posted 2 videos. In the 1st video, he apologized but this was highly disliked. But he posted another video, named “No More Lies”, on 18 May 2019. After posting this 41-minute video, he again gained support and gained 1 million while Tati received criticism and lost more than 1 million. After this, both of them took a break from Youtube. In June 2019, she deleted all videos related to the issue.
James Charles Net Worth
In 2020, his net worth can be approximately said to be around $12 Million.
James Charles Dating History
He is openly gay. However, several straight men have accused him of being manipulative and attempting to make straight men think they are gay. Also, Jeffree Star decided to end their friendship in February 2019 because James allegedly attempted to steal his boyfriend, Nathan Schwandt.
In a Bachelor-style search in 2020, he had posted a video on Tiktok. In it, he asked interested single guys to leave a reply or a comment to his video. His requirements included a liking for horror movies, escape rooms, James’s nails, and going to new restaurants. As of date, there is no update from James if he had found anyone.
James Charles Parents
His father, Mr. Dickinson, is a contractor and is quite supportive of his son. He helped to convert their basement into James’s studio. His mother, Christie, is also quite loving and supportive.
His younger brother, Ian Jeffrey, is also an Internet personality. He was born Ian Jeffrey Dickinson, on 17 December 2001. He too studied at Bethlehem Central High School and played basketball. Initially, he had appeared in several of James’s videos and gained some fame himself. In 2018, he has also been a part of his older brother’s clothing line by designed a limited edition of hoodies with “Brothers” written on them.
James Charles Body Measurements
Height – 5 feet 8 ½ inches or 174 cm
James Charles Cars And House
In March 2020, he purchased a brand new house in Encino, San Fernando Valley of Los Angeles.