Crystal Westbrooks is one of the Westbrooks sisters who is known for their reality series, The Westbrooks on BET Networks. Admired by many for her natural beauty and pleasant persona, she has over 1 million followers on her Instagram account.
Crystal Westbrooks Biography, Age
She was born on March 6, 1993, in Florida into a large family of nine. She was raised in Compton, Southern Los Angeles, California.
Crystal Westbrooks attended Ambler Avenue Elementary School, Carson California and went on to Santiago High School, Corona, California where she graduated from in 2011. While she was in high school, Crystal competed in cross-country track and was a cheerleader. She enroled at Texas Southern University (TSU), Houston Texas where she majored in business finance and graduated in 2016.
Crystal, with a naturally beautiful face and fine features, she was motivated by her younger sister, India who was already a gram star by posting her pictures, to start posting her own pictures on Tumblr, though randomly. In no time, she caught the attention of many internet users, gathering a number of followers and eventually became a celebrity. She then moved to Instagram where she posted her first photo on August 30, 2013, and now has over 1 million followers.
With her stardom on social media, modeling opportunities opened up and she started scoring contracts. She was taken on by an online fashion retailer, Harley Dreux as a fashion model and has also become brands ambassadors for many companies. The companies she has worked with include The Queen Pegasus Makeup, Tiffany Jewels, Slender Me Medical Health Spa and Eburns styling.
Furthermore, her likeability increased with many seeking to know how she maintains her curly golden tresses. She does not wear fake hair, nails or even eyelashes. Her fans requested that she shares with them about her hair care regimens. Following the request, Crystal took up the opportunity to release her own line of products known as Crystal Curls. It is aimed at maintaining curly hairs as perfect as hers. The products include shampoos, conditioners and leave in conditioners.
The Westerbrook’s patriarch, Warren is of African American and Native American ethnicity, while their mom, Candace is Mexican and Creole. They have been married for over 30 years and are owners of Royal Blunts – a cigar & landscaping company. The family has seven children – 2 boys (Blake and Warren Jr. also known as Pop) and 5 girls (Brooke, Morgan, Bree, Crystal, and India). Each of them has an individual purpose and passion.
What makes their family so special is their familial bond and love that keeps them grounded. For every member of their lovely family, the family is not just an important thing but it is everything.
They are referred to as the First Family of Social Media and are usually compared to the Kardashians because of their reality show, The Westbrooks which is similar to Keeping Up With the Kardashians (KUWTK). They are even referred to as Black Kardashians. But they have said in interviews that besides the show being a reality show and showing the lives of the five sisters, there is nothing else they have in common with the Kardashian series.
The random videos of the sisters which their father used to post on the internet caught the attention of various production houses. They were approached by a number of producers who expressed their intents to make a TV series based on the girls possibly one similar to the Kardashians.
Eventually, they settled with the BET Networks where the show premiered in October 2015. In the wake of the series, the sisters cited the differences between them and the KUWTK’s. They include the fact that they are a black family, are not glamorous, and were raised in Compton. Also included in the disparity features is that they don’t eat in Beverly Hills nor do they pull up in Bentleys.
Crystal Westbrooks Net Worth
Crystal is not just all about beauty and fame, she also has a functional brain with an entrepreneurial streak. Besides her modeling career and hair care line, she also launched a variety of affordable swimsuits on her website, Crystal Bleus. She intends to foster a career in acting and also has plans to launch her own line of high definition cameras.
Her various ventures including the reality TV series has added greatly to her purse. Her net worth has been placed between $250,000 to a whopping $5 million.
Height and Other Facts
She came from a family where the girls’ height ranges from 5′ 2″ to 5′ 5″, so standing at 5’3″ (1.60 m) is not bad.
Her Snapchat account is cawestbrooks.
Crystal Westbrooks is of Indian, African American, Spanish, Asian, and Creole descent.
She has a free-spirited nature and thus, often addressed as a ‘hippie’.
Crystal, known as the natural sister on their show, rarely wear makeup and does not even own a makeup bag nor does she have tattoos.
Her favorite color is orange while lions and tigers are her favorites when it comes to animals.
Her Zodiac sign is Pisces.
She dated a rapper, Drake who was her sister, India’s ex. The sisters got into a tiff on Twitter over the issue but it was nothing more than that.
Crystal is reportedly dating another rapper and songwriter, Steven Russell.
When she was starting her journey to fame, she would go out with her sisters and take still pictures using their dad’s expensive camera. The camera conferred quality to their pictures which was one of the things their fans loved.