Wayne Goss is an English self-taught makeup artist who started his own YouTube channel 7 years ago in 2008. He is one of the first male makeup artists who used the social media platform to show his makeup skills. He keeps his makeup tutorials short and simple through which everyone finds them easy to follow.
Moreover, his channel has garnered 3.78 million subscribers as of 2020 and views over 507 million. He launched a makeup brushes line in collaboration with the US brand ‘Beautylish’ in 2013. His high-quality makeup brush line is made of using Japanese craftmanship. Wanna know more about his personal life, career, and net worth then keep on scrolling.
Caption: The YouTuber and entrepreneur, Wayne Goss
Wayne Goss: Bio, Family, Education
The YouTube star was born on 4 March 1978 as Wayne alan Goss in the town of Bridgwater in Somerset, England. He was born as the first child to Alan and Bernie Goss. He grew up in Burnham-on-sea when he was fostered by his maternal uncle and his wife at eighteen months old. In an interview, he has established his career in the makeup industry after suffering from the acne at the age of 20. This led him to make a career in a related field after discovering it.
He revealed that he began out as a self-taught makeup artist after reading the books written by contemporary artists Way Bandy and Kevyn Aucoin. Thereafter, he enrolled himself in makeup artistry in London and got properly trained in a makeup artist. Before joining the social media platform, he worked as a freelance and attended on the recommendation of existing clients.
Wayne Goss: Career & Life Achievements
After getting some experience in makeup artistry, he decided to go online and teach his skills to the world. Goss began to post makeup tutorials on YouTube since 5 August 2008 publishing under the username Gossmakeupartist. Following that, in 2012, he launched another channel ‘gossmakeupchat’ featuring the videos on reviews and discussing topics of films, television, or music. His second channel attracted over 44 million views and 507k subscribers as of 2020.
Since 2013, Goss has been with the multi-channel networks on YouTube called Kin Community. Further, in 2015, his channel ranked 33rd on the most subscribed how to & style YouTube channel category. Also, the channel became the most subscribed channel of a male makeup artist in that year. Additionally, he received an award at the 2015 Refinery29’s Beauty Innovator Award for Must-Watch Beauty Vlogger.
In April 2014, he collaborated with Paula’s Choice to create the limited edition ‘The Nude Mattes Eyeshadow Palette’. Before that, he teamed up with e-commerce site Beautylish and launched his own makeup brush sets. His first brush set ‘Wayne Goss-The Collection’ became successful and sold in the first minutes of its launch. In the spring of 2014, he released the products ‘The Wayne Goss Face Set’ and ‘Eye Set’.
Wayne Goss: Personal Life & Partner
Coming over to his personal life, he is single at the moment and has not tied with anybody. But it may not be the case since he has been maintaining his private life away from the media. However, many of his fans must be asking a question about his sexual orientation. So in 2014, he came up with a video where he talked about his story of coming out as gay. At the age of sixteen, he came out to his mother when she read his personal diary.
In his high school, he has dated a girl but he felt like he is hurting his feeling so decided to separate. He has also revealed that from a young age, he knew he was different from others and felt something different about his sexual preferences. Further, he said that being gay is not a choice but it comes naturally and should not be discriminated against or punished to be gay.
Wayne Goss: Net Worth & Social Media Profiles
The veteran makeup artist is getting huge benefits from his career both in fame and wealth. Further, as an entrepreneur and social media star is making a good amount from selling his products as well as showing skills. Therefore, his net worth has an estimation of around $1 million. It is likely to have an increase in his wealth as he continues to amass popularity and more works.
Besides YouTube, he has personal and verified accounts on different social media platforms. On Instagram, he has an account @gossmakeupartist with 702k followers. He goes by the unverified Twitter account @gossmakeupartis with 125.8k followers. Also, he has a Facebook handle having more than 427k followers.
Wayne Goss: Body Measurements
The internet celebrity has a slim and fit body that stands to a tall height of 6 feet or 1.83 meters. His healthy body measures around 75 kg with unknown measurement of biceps, waist, and hips. He has blue eyes color with light brownish hair color.