Jeffree Star Net Worth, Biography and Career

admin March 3, 2020
Updated 2020/03/03 at 12:01 PM
Jeffree Star Net Worth
Jeffree Star Net Worth

Jeffree Star net worth encompasses all the resources and earnings of the popular makeup artist and Instagram sensation. He is an American Internet celebrity, model, singer, songwriter, entrepreneur, beauty YouTuber, and founder of Jeffree Star Cosmetics.

He released his only studio album titled Beauty Killer in 2009, before leaving the music industry in 2013. He has a huge follower base on the internet scattered around various social media platforms, including Twitter, Instagram, and YouTube.

Jeffree Star’s Early Life

Jeffrey Lynn Steininger was born in Orange County, California, United States on 15 November 1985, to Jeffrey L. Steininger Sr., and Marra Shubyann Lindstrom Steininger. When he was six years old, his father committed suicide leaving him and his single mother who raised him.

Growing up as a child, Jeffree Star regularly experimented with his mother’s makeup. This could have influenced his career as a make-up artist who later grew up to become a famous make-up artist and cosmetic brand owner, following his popularity on the popular social media platform MySpace, leading to his big breakthrough in his career.

Jeffree Star moved to Los Angeles after graduating from high school to pursue his dreams.

Jeffree Star’s Career

When Jeffree Star moved to Los Angeles after graduating from high school to pursue his career, he had his mind on doing music as an entertainer. To popularise himself, Star used the popular social networking website known as MySpace to boost his fashion designer and music career. He also used the platform as a medium to blog about his personal life and went on to become the most followed person on the MySpace platform in the year 2006.


When Jeffree Star befriended drummer Samantha Maloney, he was encouraged by his partner to make music. He was advertised in the True Colors Tour 2007 which made him travel to over 15 cities in the United States and Canada.

His first and only studio album, titled Beauty Killer was released in 2009. Which made him embark on several tours to promote his music.

Akon who described him as “the next Lady Gaga” signed him to his record label, Konvict Muzik, where he was working on a second album that was never released until he left the music industry in 2013 following unclear circumstances.

Jeffree Star made an appearance in a version of Kesha’s music video for “Take It Off”.


Jeffree Star was working on his second studio album under Akon’s record label, Konvict Music when he abandoned the project and left the music industry in 2013.

In 2014, he founded Jeffree Star Cosmetics, his own e-commerce makeup brand. He launched a YouTube channel, Jeffree star, where he began to promote his makeup brand. As of December 2019, he has successfully garnered over 16 million subscribers and almost 2 billion views.

Jeffree Star’s business blossomed when he released his velour liquid lipsticks collection, followed by a release of a collection of eyeshadow palettes, lip scrubs, highlighter palettes, clothing, and accessories.

In March 2019, he launched a new collection, Blue Blood. His eyeshadow pallet completely sold out in an hour and the blue chrome mirrors sold out minutes from launch.

A tragic event took place in 2019, leading to an announcement by Jeffree Star in April 2019 that one of his shipping facility warehouses was burgled and over $2.5 million of products were stolen.

He listed that lip liners, 5000 platinum ice highlighter palettes, numerous Northern Light highlighter palettes, and a complete shade of his unreleased Magic Star concealer were stolen. This led to the arrest of the girl who leaked the information about the presence of the concealer, but nothing was recovered.

Personal Life & Relationships

Jeffree Star’s sexual orientation is gay. In 2015, he announced his relationship with Nathan Schwandt who he met through Instagram, and they have been together since then.

Jeffree Star lives in comfort in Casablancas, California, United States.

Jeffree Star Net Worth

Jeffrey Star has an estimated net worth of $75 million. His net worth draws its source from all of his endeavors in the fashion business industry, especially his cosmetics business. His Jeffree Star Cosmetics and collections are popular in the United States, Canada, and many cities across several countries.

We also know that the active YouTuber also earns a good sum from his YouTube channel. According to a report by Forbes, Jeffree Star earned $18 million from just his YouTube endeavors in 2018, and as of December of that same year, he became the fifth highest-paid YouTube star.

Asides from living a lavish lifestyle and enjoying himself, his fortune enabled him to gift his boyfriend Nathan Schwandt an Aston Martin Vantage car which is valued at $150,000.

His $75 million fortune is definitely bound to keep increasing following his rising cosmetics business and the gradual expansion of his fashion designer and beauty brands.


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