Born on November 15, 1985, Jeffree Star is an American cosmetic artist, online celebrity, and former singer-songwriter. He is Jeffree Star Cosmetics' creator and proprietor. 2009 saw the release of Star's studio album Beauty Killer, which featured songs like "Lollipop Luxury" with Nicki Minaj. He started a number of global tours to advertise his songs. He joined with Konvict Muzik in 2010, however he quit the music business suddenly in 2013 due to legal problems the label's owner was facing from 2007 to 2010. Jeffree Star Cosmetics was launched by Star in November of 2014. Based solely on his YouTube activities, he made $18 million in 2018, according to Forbes, placing him as the fifth-highest-paid YouTuber of that year.
On November 15, 1985, Jeffree Lynn Steininger Jr. was born in Los Angeles County, California, and raised in Orange County. He claims that while he was in junior high school, he persuaded his mother to allow him to wear her cosmetics to school after he started playing with it as a youngster. Star studied at Garden Grove, California's Pacifica High School, where he received his diploma in 2002. He officially changed his name to Jeffree Star after graduating from high school, and he worked in Los Angeles as a makeup artist, model, and musician to support himself. He remembers his early days attending Hollywood clubs on the weekends using a fictitious ID, where he was hired by celebrities to do their personal makeup.
Lifestyle & Career
Star advanced his career in fashion design and music on MySpace. Star posted personal updates and societal comments on "self-image and confidence," celebrity, and attractiveness on MySpace, which he used as a blog. Star had a fan following that had already grown as a result of his usage of other websites; these fans had joined him on MySpace, so his profile had a lot of friends right away. His picture sessions on MySpace would often receive more than 50,000 comments. In addition, he became well-known as one of the most well-liked indie musicians, topping MySpace's daily rankings.
Star's career as an electronica and pop vocalist started when he became friends with Samantha Maloney, the drummer for Peaches, and she inspired him to pursue his musical goals. He was promoted as a member of the True Colours Tour 2007, which made stops in 15 cities across the US and Canada in the summer of 2007. In keeping with Pride month, the tour got underway on June 8, 2007, with sponsorship from the LGBT Logo channel.
Star launched the beauty line Jeffree Star Cosmetics in 2014. Star said that the demise of his singing career had rendered him almost destitute in a five-part Shane Dawson documentary series. He had utilised his leftover funds to launch his cosmetics line. Star started using YouTube videos to promote the company, which helped his channel grow to 17.4 million followers and over 2.4 billion views as of October 2020. Star, a singer and former MySpace celebrity, "reinvented himself in the YouTube makeup tutorial space," according to Bustle magazine. His initial line of cosmetics included velour liquid lipsticks. Other products he released included apparel, accessories like makeup bags and mirrors, and palettes for highlighters and eyeshadow.