The world-renown Nikkie De Jager is more than just a professional makeup and hair artist. Famous with the name Nikkie Tutorials on YouTube, she is a beauty guru with never-ending beauty tips and contagious enthusiasm.
She has 12.3 million subscribers on her YouTube channel, and her Instagram has 12.7 million followers. Impressed with her works, Nikkie has gotten featured in many magazines, TV Shows, and ads, including Fashionista magazine and Vogue Netherlands.
Nikkie De Jager Wiki
The YouTube star Nikkie’s birthday falls on 2 March. She was born in 1994 in Wageningen, the Netherlands, to a beautician mother who runs her online shop.
However, it was not her mother, who brought Nikkie into the makeup world but herself. Sick and bored in 2008, Nikkie watched The Hills and got influenced by the beauty of The Hills’ actress. She began searching for The Hills Makeup and other makeup tutorials on YouTube. Inspired by the videos, she took her mother’s digital camera and started filming in 2008.
Since then, the world has been embracing the presence of this beauty guru.
Nikkie is not only embraced for her beauty tutorials, but also for the confidence she carries within. She may not be as skinny as others, but she is still the most glamorous in the field. Her height is 190 cm (6feet 3 inches)
Dating Life, Boyfriend
Nikkie De Jager, who taught how to blend a foundation to the skin, is now blended in love with her boyfriend-turned-fiancé Dylan Drossaers.
Yes! The beauty diva got engaged with her boyfriend, Dylan, in August 2019. Dylan had proposed her on their romantic Italy trip with a stunning band covered with mini diamond hearts. Nikkie had shared the news with her fans by posting a picture with her boyfriend, and the caption says, "Yes, several times."
Nikkie De Jager got engaged with her boyfriend, Dylan Drossaers, in August 2019 in Italy. (Photo: Instagram)
The duo has reportedly been dating since 2018; however, they made it official only in January 2019. Nikkie began dating after a breakup with her long-term boyfriend, Rick Smit. Rick was alleged of cheating Nikkie with another influencer.
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Coming Out As Transgender
Nikkie, on 14 January 2020, came out as transgender through a video she published on YouTube. She mentioned in the video about how she wanted to inspire her insecure fans. She added that 2020 is the time for everyone to understand, accept, hear, and respect for each other.
She further revealed about feeling like she was born in the wrong body while she was younger. And, the fact always meant that she was transgender. She added that she is very thankful for her mother as she was there for Nikkie since the beginning.
Talking about her transition, the makeup guru told her fans that she started growing her hair out when she was six or seven years old and fully wore girl's clothing. She then talked about taking hormones and growth-stopping meds by the time she was fourteen while she fully transitioned by the time she reached nineteen years of age.
Nikkie started talking about how she waited some time to tell her fiancé, Dylan, about her sexuality, but she wished it could have been sooner.
Furthermore, she talked bout how people were blackmailing her about revealing her sexuality. The video was a fantastic comeback to her haters from Nikkie herself.
Finally, she ended saying that she is still the same person, and nothing changes through her revealing her secret. And of course, her fans took to Twitter to shower tons of love and support to their beloved makeup guru.
What Happened To Nikkie’s Brother?
2018 had been a tough year for Nikkie and her mother as they had to lose a family member, Nikkie’s step-brother Mikai. Mikiai, at only the age of 14, left the world in May 2018.
He was diagnosed with a disease called lymphatic cancer; at the young age of 13, and despite the proper treatment, he got re-diagnosed and failed to survive.
How Much Is Nikkie's Net Worth?
As a Dutch makeup artist and a beauty vlogger, Nikkie has amassed a huge name as well as enormous net worth. Nikkie’s net worth is estimated to be about $6 million. Additionally, she also makes $2.6k to $41.6k per month from her YouTube channel.
Interesting Facts About Makeup Guru, Nikkie
Nikkie showed a huge transformation last year in 2018 making 50 pounds weight loss.
Nikkie learned makeup from the Makeup Course by Pascale Tesser at B Academy in 2010.
Her first TV show was on the popular talk show Jinek in 2017.
Nikkie has been honored with a Teen Choice Award in 2017 and a 9th Annual Shortly Award the same year.
Besides YouTubing, Nikkie can also be seen in the 2013 TV series I Can Make You a Supermodel and in many magazines including Fashionista. Not to forget, she has also collaborated with many celebrated brands like Maybelline, Too Faced and Ofra.