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Nikkie De Jager

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2, 1994
Wageningen, Netherlands
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2, 1994 (age 28)
Wageningen, Netherlands


Professional hair and makeup artist whose NikkieTutorials YouTube channel has more than 14 million subscribers, helping her gain an international following. She announced that she was trans in a January 2020 video titled "I'm Coming Out" that became the #1 trending video on YouTube. 

Before Fame

She first joined YouTube in 2008 after being inspired by other YouTube makeup tutorial channels.


She joined Colourfool Agency in 2011, which helped find projects such as Holland's and Benelux's Next Top Model, Miljoenenjacht, and The Face.

Family Life

She was born in Wageningen, Netherlands. In 2019, she began dating Dylan Drossaers and they became engaged later that summer in Italy. They were married in September 2022. She was previously in a relationship with Rick Smit.

Associated With

She was sick in bed watching MTV's The Hills when the beauty of Lauren Conrad, Heidi Montag, and Audrina Patridge inspired her to search for "The Hills Makeup" on YouTube. It was the beginning of what would become a successful career in beauty.