James Charles

Instagram Star

Birthday May 23, 1999

Birth Sign Gemini

Birthplace Bethlehem, NY

Age 24 years old

#43 Most Popular

Numerology: 2


Makeup artist who became the first male spokesperson for CoverGirl. He rose to fame for his Instagram account jamescharles, which has earned more than 20 million followers. In 2018, he became a member of the Sister Squad alongside the Dolan Twins and Emma Chamberlain. He won Streamy Awards in the beauty category in 2018 and 2020 and he won a Teen Choice Award for Choice Fashion/Beauty Web Star in 2018. 

Before Fame

He often did hair styling before developing an interest in makeup. Once he began to focus on makeup, he would practice on friends. 


He posts makeup and beauty tutorials to his self-titled YouTube channel, which has earned over 480,000 subscribers. He did Kylie Jenner's Halloween makeup in an October 2018 video that became one of his most viewed posts. In April 2020, he launched his beauty competition show Instant Influencer

Family Life

His father helped him convert their basement into a makeup studio. His younger brother is fellow social star Ian Jeffrey. His mom is Christie Dickinson.

Associated With

With CoverGirl, he has had the opportunity to work with brand ambassador Katy Perry


James Charles Highlights
James Charles Highlights