Jenn Im is a Korean-American YouTuber and fashion designer. She is best known for offering her viewers beauty, makeup and fashion tutorials, style musings and lifestyle advice on her self-titled YouTube channel (formerly ClothesEncounters). Known for her terrific sense of fashion and beauty, Jenn Im started her career on YouTube back in 2010. Over the years, she has put much effort into building the channel to become one of the top beauty vloggers on the social platform today. Besides YouTube, she owns a clothing line called ‘Eggie’. Jenn Im, who was once named one of the "top influencers" in fashion by Forbes, has worked with numerous high end beauty and fashion brands till date. Talking about her popularity on YouTube, her channel has more than 2.2 million subscribers as of now. The best part of the channel is that its content is fresh and detailed. Irrespective of whether you are looking for a smoky-eye makeup tutorial or a summertime night skin care routine, Jenn Im’s channel has got you covered!
Rise to Stardom
Jenn Im, along with her friend Sarah Chu, launched the YouTube channel ‘ClothesEncounters’ in February 2010. Their first video was titled ‘Summer Fashion Haul 2010’. After this, the duo came up with more fashion videos including lookbooks, fashion vlogs, hauls, etc. At the end of 2011, Chu left the channel and Im decided to take the entire responsibility on her shoulders. She went on to create her own videos for the channel and this time, her content was varied.
Besides fashion videos, the YouTuber came up with makeup tutorials, product reviews, shopping vlogs, festive lookbooks, skin care routines, and lots more. In 2016, Jenn Im released a makeup collection named "Jenn Ne Sais Quoi" in collaboration with the popular cosmetics brand ColourPop. By August 2017, her channel had garnered more than 183 million views. In September that year, the Korean-American vlogger announced that her channel had hit 2 million subscribers!
Till date, Jenn Im has collaborated with several beauty and fashion brands such as Macy's, Clinique, Levi's, and Calvin Klein, to name a few. In August 2017, she launched her clothing line Eggie. This clothing line incorporates elements of the YouTuber’s Korean heritage and also features gender-neutral clothes. In December 2017, Im came up with her second clothing collection.
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Jenn Im was born on September 22, 1990 in Los Angeles, California to South Korean parents. Her father is a worker in the clothing manufacturing industry and her mother serves as a bank teller. Im has an elder brother whose name is James. Jenn began working at the age of 15, starting with a small job at Baskin Robbins.
She attended a community college before enrolling in University of California, Davis, from where she earned her bachelor's degree in communications. Talking about the YouTuber’s love life, she is currently engaged to Ben Jolliffe, a former drummer of the rock band Young Guns. The couple resides in Los Angeles.
She is on good terms with the popular Italian beauty vlogger Marzia Bisognin, who also wished Jenn on Twitter on her 23rd birthday.