Do you want to become an authority in your field of endeavor? Then, you need to be creative, hardworking, and also have a natural talent for it. Nevertheless, there is also a group of celebrities who rose to prominence and became successful after they practically stole the limelight from someone close or related to them. We see a lot of them virtually in every field of endeavor – be it politics, business, sports, and whatnot. This is the category Ian Charles belongs to. Perhaps, people wouldn’t have instantly hooked up with him in great numbers on several social media platforms if his brother wasn’t James Charles. Let’s get to know the young man and how he meteorically skyrocketed to stardom.
Ian Charles Biography and Age
Ian Charles, whose real name is Ian Jeffrey Dickinson, is an internet sensation with a large following on his social media pages. He is best known as the younger brother of celebrity model, makeup artist, and internet personality, James Charles. Ian was born on 17th December 2001, in Bethlehem, New York, where he was also raised alongside his brother. His dad (a contractor) and mom, sometimes, appear on his videos and it is not known if they have other children apart from Ian and James. The siblings hold American nationality and are of white ethnicity.
Ian is a graduate of Bethlehem High School, where he played basketball as the team’s jersey number 3 man. He is also a football player as well as an avid video games lover. The younger Charles officially launched his online career in the year 2018 after working together with his brother to promote his makeup and modeling career online. Ian’s first’ Instagram picture is said to have first made its way to the internet in February 2018 and since then, he has continued to gain more followers.
As earlier mentioned, Ian Charles owes his rise to stardom to his brother. He became famous after his brother featured him in his videos. The first time James’ fans met Ian was when he visited James in California with their mother. Their visit was the first since the older Charles moved to the city. Impressed with their visit, James decided to introduce his mom and younger brother to his fans. Thereafter, Ian began appearing in his brother’s videos, with ‘Turning My Little Brother Into a Drag Queen! and ‘LITTLE BROTHER DOES MY MAKEUP!’ being the most notable two.
Besides their online stint, the brothers jointly manage James’ clothing line called ‘Sisters Apparel’. Born James Charles Dickinson, on May 23, 1999, in Bethlehem, New York, Ian’s brother has more than 700 million views and 12 million subscribers on his YouTube channel, over 2.34 million followers on his Twitter page, more than 11.1 million Instagram followers.
James doubles as the first male spokesmodel for the cosmetics firm, CoverGirl. He was unveiled as the brand’s ambassador at the age of seventeen on October 11, 2016. He now works alongside renowned American singer/songwriter Katy Perry, who is also a brand ambassador for CoverGirl. The 5 feet 9 inches model/makeup artist, who launched his career in 2014, recently released an eye shadow palette in collaboration with Morphe Cosmetics.
A graduate of Bethlehem Central High School, James Charles reportedly worths over $4 million and has walked the runway during Los Angeles Fashion Week in 2017 for Marco Marco’s Six 1/2 collection. In January 2018, more than 7,000 fans showed up to see him in Birmingham, England, where he was invited to open the CoverGirl’s second UK store.
James Charles Dickinson is openly gay. He came out of the closet at the age of twelve. Regardless of this, the brothers share a strong bond, as Ian is his brother’s biggest supporter, having defended James when he was backlashed for his choice of profession.
Is He Gay?
Between the Charles brothers, James is the one known to be gay. Ian has never discussed his sexual orientation publicly neither has he hogged the headline for being in a romantic relationship with people of his own gender. Right now, it is difficult to tell if he is gay or not and for this reason, we’ll assume he is straight until he proves otherwise.
How Tall is He?
Ian Charles has a slim build as well as a good height like his brother. While James stands at a height of 5 feet 9 inches, as mentioned above, Ian’s height and weight are listed by some sites to be 6 feet 2 inches (187 centimeters) and 62 kilograms (137 lbs). Just like his net worth, his other body measurements are currently unknown.