Ingrid Nilsen - Updated Feb 2024

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Ingrid Nilsen

Ingrid Nilsen is an American YouTube personality famous as a beauty guru. Ingrid Nilsen being a multifaceted personality and her ability to build the right contacts and partnerships with other big YouTuber stars is what makes her so special. She is also a director and an actress.

Early Life and Childhood

Ingrid Nilsen was born on February 2, 1989, in Rowland Heights, California, USA. She is 34 years old and her sun sign is Aquarius. Her nationality is American.

Ingrid Nilsen

Caption: Ingrid Nilsen childhood picture (Source: Twitter)

Ingrid is of Norwegian descent on her father’s side and Thai on her mother’s side making her belong to a mixed ethnic background. She had a very difficult teenage. Initially, she had a very comfortable childhood in a loving family with caring parents. Her father was an architect and provided for her family very well.

However, she started facing problems when her father passed away. She was in her teens during that time. Her family had to face some financial problems and her mother had to work extra hard to sustain the family. Ingrid is a very compassionate person as she grew up in a conservative environment.

Professional Life

Nilsen began a YouTube channel with the name Ingrid Nilsen where she wanted to share her feeling of confidence with other people and also push herself to overcome her fear of public speaking. In her videos, she mostly covers topics such as fashion, lifestyle, and makeup. She also owns a second channel on YouTube where she posts vlogs and more candid content.

In mid-2014, she started working with CoverGirl, becoming the first YouTube personality to represent the brand. In late 2014, she became a judge on the reality television show Project Runway: Threads.

On January 15, 2016, she interviewed Barack Obama in a Livestream hosted at the White House. She asked questions concerning the future of terrorism in the United States, discrimination against LGBTQ+ people, and taxation of feminine hygiene products. She even raised the question to Obama to share the story behind an item of personal importance during the interview, to which Obama presented a series of small totems, affirming that each one reminds him “of all the different people [he’s] met along the way”.

In February 2017, she along with Shiseido-owned bareMinerals announced a partnership and became the face of the brand’s two best-selling foundations. Ingrid Nilsen photoshoot

Caption: Ingrid Nilsen shooting for her new youtube video (Source: Instagram)

Other work

She is also one of the United Nations’ change ambassadors to the intergovernmental organization along with other YouTubers. Ingrid is listed on the SuperaSoul100, Oprah Winfrey, and OWN’s list of innovators and visionaries.

She even led a campaign that asked LGBTQ+ members and their allies to share stories about inspirational figures via online videos. Likewise, she is also a director and an actress who is known for Alex Strangelove, Makes Me Over, and Asteroids.

Nilsen was nominated for Choice Web Star: Fashion/Beauty. She was awarded the Trevor Digital Innovator Award. Likewise, Ingrid Nilsen is a role model of her generation and truly is a beacon of hope to others and believes in the mission of The Trevor Project, making her the perfect fit for the award. She is a vlogger and a TV artist as well.

Brand Endorsements

The popular YouTube star has also done some endorsement work. She is the brand ambassador of the famous brand, BareMinerals.

Ingrid Nilsen – Net Worth 2023

At present, her estimated net worth as of 2023 is $1.2 Million. However, she hasn’t shared anything about her salary and other asset values.

Personal Life

Ingrid used to date men because she was scared that society may reject her for her sexual preference. She has dated two male YouTubers and they are Luke Conard and Christopher Erwin. Around 2015, she came out as a lesbian. Then she dated fellow YouTuber Hannah Hart in 2016 but broke up with her soon as well.

Eventually, she started dating a girl named Erica Anderson. They confirmed their relationship by uploading a video, The Girlfriend Tag, on YouTube. It seems that they are very much happy with each other. Furthermore, they even post adorable pictures of each other on their respective accounts and are very supportive of each other.

Ingrid Nilsen-Girlfriend

Caption: Ingrid Nilsen and her girlfriend Erica taking a selfie on Christmas (Source: Instagram)

Ingrid Nilsen – Body Measurements

She has a height of 5 feet 4 inches and weighs around 47 kg. Her body measurement is 34-24-33 and her shoe size is 8.5. She has a thin body with dark brown hair and brown eye.

Social Media

Ingrid is active on her social accounts such as Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram. She has more than 700.8K followers on Facebook, over 1.15M on Twitter, and has more than 1.2M followers on Instagram, and more than 3.7M subscribers on the YouTube channel.