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James Charles

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23, 1999
New York
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23, 1999 (age 19)
New York


Makeup artist best who became the first male spokesperson for CoverGirl. He rose to fame for his Instagram account jamescharles, which has earned more than 10 million followers. In 2018, he became a member of the Sister Squad alongside the Dolan twins and Emma Chamberlain.

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. 


In 2016, he became the first male to be featured as a CoverGirl model. He posts makeup and beauty tutorials to his self-titled YouTube channel, which has earned over 11 million subscribers. 

Family Life

His father helped him convert their basement into a makeup studio. His younger brother is Ian Charles.

Associated With

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