James Charles is one of the most famous beauty influencers in the world. The social media starlet has amassed an enormous fortune through online videos, merchandise sales, and brand endorsement deals.
The former face of Cover Girl has a massive online following with more than 70 million followers across all social media platforms. The YouTube vlogger has attained a level of substantial wealth that many only dreams of, recently purchasing a mansion to support his celebrity lifestyle.
Who is James Charles?
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Born in 1999 in Bethlehem, New York, James Charles Dickinson became famous through a popular YouTube channel he launched in 2015.
According to Seventeen, hordes of fans fell in love with Charles when he posted a meme about “being extra.” He said he brought a ring light to his high school senior photo shoot so his “highlight would be poppin.” The meme went viral, catching the attention of the beauty industry.
Within a few months, the influencer became the first male ambassador for Cover Girl cosmetics. Seventeen explained how the deal launched the beauty vlogger’s career. In an interview with The New York Times, Charles said, “the appointment shows that the…