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James Charles Net Worth

What is James Charles’ net worth?

Net Worth:$22 Million
Born:May 23, 1999
Country of Origin:United States of America
Source of Wealth:Internet Personality/Model
Last Updated:2021


As of June 2022, James Charles’ net worth is estimated to be roughly $22 million. 

James Charles Dickinson is an American internet personality, makeup artist, and model from New York. In 2016, he became the first male ambassador for CoverGirl. 


Early Life

James Charles Dickinson was born on the 23rd of May, 1999, in Bethlehem, New York. Dickinson graduated from Bethlehem Central High School in 2017. 

Charles is openly gay, and the male ambassador for CoverGirl. With CoverGirl’s slogan, “Easy, Breezy, Beautiful”, emblazoned across his graduation cap. 



James Charles began working as a hairstylist. He later decided to delve into the world of cosmetics and share his pictures and videos on social media.

Charles created his YouTube channel in 2015, to share beauty and makeup videos with his subscribers. He soon gained popularity as a male beauty guru and since then has managed to amass over 5.1 million subscribers to his channel.

He is very popular on Instagram and Twitter with 5.1 million and over 1 million followers respectively. His story soon went viral and cosmetics brand CoverGirl subsequently chose him as their first male spokesmodel.

Within his short stint in the limelight, James Charles has already courted controversy a number of times. In February 2017, while preparing for a trip to South Africa with his school friends, he tweeted a highly insensitive racist joke about the Ebola disease. He was immediately overwhelmed by criticism and deleted the tweet soon after.

In April 2018, he shared one of his unfortunate experiences after being asked by fellow YouTuber Shane Dawson about the rudest celebrity he ever met. He named pop star Ariana Grande, stating that she had followed him on Twitter after he posted pictures and videos from one of her shows he had attended.

While she was very sweet initially, she unfollowed him three hours later, crumbling to pressure from fans who were angry that she had followed him right after the Ebola controversy happened.

In May 2018, he teamed up with controversial YouTuber Tana Mongeau and shared personal experiences with TV personality Tyra Banks, claiming that she had done ‘shady’ things for fame.

As of June 2022, James Charles’ net worth is $22 million. 



Here are some of the best highlights of James Charles’ career: 

  • First Male Ambassador for Covergirl (2016) 
  • His Instagram has over 14.7 million followers (As of March 2019)
  • 3.28 million followers on Twitter (As of March 2019)
  • At the 8th Streamy Awards, he won the award for the best channel in the Beauty category


Favorite Quotes from James Charles

“When I started wearing makeup, my parents….. were like, ‘You’re absolutely not wearing it out of the house.’ At first, I thought they were not happy with me wearing it, but later on, I realized it was out of fear of me getting bullied and ridiculed in school.” – James Charles 

“I fell into makeup by accident, but I found my love for it, and once I realized that I could actually turn it into a huge business, that’s when I started taking it a little bit more seriously, but it’s always something that I knew could be something.” – James Charles 

“My followers are some of the most loyal people out there. They know everything about me and my life. They know all my drama with guys that I have crushes on, all that stupid stuff that doesn’t really matter. But all that stuff allows me to build a close relationship with them.” – James Charles 


3 Beauty Lessons from James Charles 

Now that you know all about James Charles’ net worth, and how he achieved success; let’s take a look at some of the most practical lessons we can learn from him about beauty: 


1. Makeup is Temporary 

You can do anything you want because, at the end of the day, it washes right off. It’s just make-up, after all.


2. Mascara is the Hardest Part 

Mascara can definitely be one of the hardest parts of the beauty routine. Nothing is worse than when you are applying your mascara, and you’ve worked an hour on the most flawless blended eye shadow, and with one slip of the finger, your mascara is all over your face.


3. Being a Role model

Sometimes the only thing that keeps Charles going is knowing that he can help inspire young kids to be themselves, that they’re waiting for him to put out awesome content for them.



James Charles is an American makeup artist, model, and internet personality. He is the first male CoverGirl spokesperson.

He has appeared in a commercial for their new product, ‘So Lashy! BlastPro’ Mascara, alongside other CoverGirl brand ambassadors including celebrities like Katy Perry and Sofia Vergara, Muslim beauty blogger Nura Afia, DJ Amy Pham, and R&B duo Chloe x Halle.

As of June 2022, James Charles’ net worth is $22 million.

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Emmy Wallin is a writer for Wealthy Gorilla. She is a young Swedish girl from Uppsala, who is currently traveling around the world. Emmy has a big passion for helping others and motivating people. Emmy has been studying celebrities careers, biographies, lifestyles, and net worths for over 3 years. She is the face behind the net worth profiles here on Wealthy Gorilla.

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