Born In: Montreal, Canada
Gigi Gorgeous (Gregory Allan Lazzarato) is a Canadian YouTuber, model, activist and actress. With more than 2.7 million subscribers to her channel, Gigi is a huge YouTube star. She is a pathfinder in many ways. First she juggles multiple careers with much grace and cool. She is a popular Internet personality, a successful model and a promising model. Besides all these time intensive role, Gigi is determined to further her cause of promoting acceptance of various LGBT issues in Canada and worldwide. Being born a man, Gregory Allan, Gigi has completely transformed herself into this gorgeous and confident woman that she always felt like inside. Her life story, struggles and instances of intense courage while coming out is an inspiration to many around the world. Gigi has built up a large online following in several platforms by virtue of her honesty and conviction in her own self. Her channel is followed by millions of people, serves as a beacon of fashion, beauty and immense inner strength to all. She has translated her online success into multiple modeling, advertisement campaigns and film projects with some of the biggest names in the respective industries.
Nick Name: Gregory Allan Lazzarato, Gigi Loren Lazzarato
Also Known As: Gigi Loren Lazzarato Getty, Gigi Gorgeous Getty, Gregory Allan Lazzarato
father: David Lazzarato
mother: Judith Belding Lazzarato
siblings: Adam Lazzarato (Brother) and Cory Lazzarato
Born Country: Canada
Ancestry: Lebanese Canadian, Italian Canadian, French Canadian
Notable Alumni: George Brown College
City: Montreal, Canada
education: George Brown College
Gigi was born as Gregory Allen Lazzarato to Canadian couple David and Judith. Gregory grew up in Quebec, Montreal and was raised as a Roman Catholic Christian. He was enrolled into St. Francis of Assisi School where she completed her elementary and middle school education. She later studied at Iona Catholic Secondary School where she completed the rest of her school education. While at school, Gigi (then known as Gregory) took part in various sports and was especially good at diving. She established herself as a nationally ranked diving competitor.
Her mother’s demise prompted her to gather up the courage to come out to the world as a transgender woman and she did so in 2013, on her YouTube channel. What followed as a period of struggle with friends and family who refused to accept this change.Yet the change happened and Gigi never shied away from the hard parts of the transition process. It is this tenacity that afforded her the kind of fame that she is currently enjoying.
From her early teen years, Gigi, then Gregory, suffered from an acute gender identity crisis. She decided to find her solace in YouTube. She started the channel as Gregory Gorgeous in 2008, as an outlet to vent her own confused self to the world. Being in front of the camera, doing what she loved doing, talking about makeup and fashion, Gregory found it much easier on her soul. In her own words “My camera became my therapist and YouTube became my diary”.The channel not only talked about makeup tutorial and latest fashion trends, it also featured several Q and A videos where Gregory talked about her and often took on very difficult questions. It also featured her campus life during college.The channel saw also documented her transition from a shy teenage boy to an increasingly confident Transgender woman.
Her videos have always been upbeat and positive. She has shared every aspect of her life in her channel including her dating life, the relationships and even the breakups. Since her coming out, Gigi has explained to her fans that she is bisexual and is attracted to both the genders. In 2015, she declared that she was a lesbian and started dating Getty Oil heiress Nat Getty. In 2019, the couple got married.
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