Jaclyn Hill Bio

(YouTube Star)

Birthday: July 20, 1990 (Cancer)

Born In: Illinois, United States

Widely recognized for her make-up tutorials, Jaclyn Hill is a successful YouTube personality and has over 5.6 million subscribers on her channel and 8.5 million followers on her Instagram page. In association with BECCA cosmetics, she has created a highlighter named ‘Champagne Pop’ and it broke Sephora’s record for the fastest-selling product on the first day of its release. Her collaboration with BECCA Cosmetics is known as ‘BECCA x Jaclyn Hill’. Jaclyn has launched a number of cosmetics ranging from highlighters to eyeshadows under this label. Her success story is not an overnight one, she has struggled and worked hard for it. Over the years, Jaclyn has taught herself to do perfect make-up that people admire so much. She posted her first-ever video tutorial on YouTube on December 20, 2011, and by 2015, had a following of more than 2.5 million subscribers. Her earliest videos include make-up tutorials inspired by Kim and Kourtney Kardashian. The video ‘Kylie Jenner Inspired Make-up Tutorial’ that Jaclyn posted on August 25, 2014, helped her get more subscribers and a larger fan base. She has come a long way since her struggling days and now has her own business and a line of cosmetics and is a prominent name among the best stylists.

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Quick Facts

Also Known As: Jaclyn Roxanne Hill

Age: 33 Years, 33 Year Old Females

Family:

Spouse/Ex-: Jon Hill

father: James Eilers

mother: Robin Eilers

siblings: Nicholas Eilers, Rachel Eilers

Born Country: United States

Height: 5'7" (170 cm), 5'7" Females

U.S. State: Illinois

What Makes Jaclyn So Special

Jaclyn has been hardworking and consistent in her work throughout the years. To fulfill her childhood dream of becoming a make-up artist, she saved money right from when she was just eighteen. She is best at what she does and has collaborated with several brands like Morphe, Sigma, BECCA, Makeup Geek, and Gerard Cosmetics. She is honest and loyal to her fans. No matter what brand she collaborates with, her cosmetics are guaranteed to sell out on the first day of the launch itself. Her tutorials are very detailed and well explained so that the audience properly understands the procedure. She interacts with her fans on a regular basis and answers their questions, sends images, and gives them make-up tips and suggestions. Some call Jaclyn the master of contouring. She has a unique style and she creates looks for every skin tone which is what viewers like the most about her.

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Beyond Fame

Jaclyn has often spoken out against cyberbullying. In December 2015, she posted a video called ‘Trying to make a change’ in which she urged people to care for each other’s feelings and to think a couple of times before posting anything hateful. The comments, content, and language that people use to abuse each other are also a form of cyberbullying. She encourages her fans to stop all the hateful negativity and put the energy to much better use and not forget that we all are human.

Behind the Curtains

Jaclyn is a family person and loves spending time with her family, especially with her nephew and niece. She is a big movie buff and is a huge fan of Tom Hanks and Julia Roberts. While she is working, she likes to listen to songs by Coldplay. She is very fond of dogs and describes herself as a dog person. Her childhood was rough since her father was suffering from a medical condition and had been in an accident. Her parents had a bad divorce in 2012, and Jaclyn has since been estranged from her father. She is close to her mother who was her manager in the past.

Jaclyn was married to Jon Hill from 2009 to 2018. She started dating Farnum Grindtime. In 2022, the couple got engaged. They exchanged wedding vows in April 2023.

Controversies and Scandals

In 2019, Jaclyn launched a range of nude “So Rich Lipstick” under the banner of her eponymous brand (Jaclyn Cosmetics). While the lipsticks aroused some suspicion due to the lack of reviews, and discrepancies regarding the color shades, along with a host of other issues, they sold out on day one. However, things didn’t stay well for long as customers soon started to complain about the substandard quality of lipsticks. Some even reported getting serious allergic reactions after using the product. Initially, Jaclyn refuted the complaints but as the backlash grew, she posted an apology video on her channel. This, however, resulted in more criticism directed toward her.

Following the heavy backlash, Jaclyn was forced to temporarily shut down her Instagram and Twitter accounts. In 2021, she launched new cosmetic products which included a fresh new range of highlighters and blush.

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