Biography - Nikkie De Jager

Last Modified: 9th Sep, 2023
Nikkie De Jager
Best Known For
NikkieTutorials (YouTube channel)
Net Worth
$6.00M Under Review
$ Under Review
Social Media Presence
Personal Detail
Birth Name / Full Name
Nikkie De Jager N/A
Born on
March 2, 1994 (age 30)
Dutch N/A
Female N/A
Sexual Orientation
Marital Status
Married Date
Mikai spee
Mikai spee
Ravi Spee
Ravi Spee
Saskia Spee
Saskia Spee
Jeroen Spee
Jeroen Spee
Dylan Drossaers
Dylan Drossaers
Rick Smit
Rick Smit
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Hair Color
Blonde N/A
Eye Color
Hazel N/A
Shoe Size
7.5 US N/A
Bicep Size
inch N/A
Chest Size
inch N/A
Waist Size
Dress Size
16 US N/A
Bust Size
Waist Size
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Social Media Presence

Who is Nikkie De Jager?

Nikkie De Jager, known by her YouTube channel name NikkieTutorials, is a YouTuber, beauty vlogger, and makeup artist by profession and Dutch by nationality. Since gaining fame in 2015 via YouTube, she has had over 12.2 million subscribers and has inspired people to show their faces with and without makeup.

Nikkie De Jager – Bio, Age, Parents, Siblings

Nikkie De Jager’s birth took place on March 2, 1994, in Wageningen, Netherlands. She was born Nikkie de Jager to her mother and her father of European descent. She is not the only child of her parents and has two siblings- both brothers. Her younger brother Mikai passed away from cancer on May 25, 2018. 

Nikkie De Jager does her mother's make-up - posted in 2019 (Source: Instagram)

Education, Ethnicity

Other details of her life including childhood, education, and the rest of the family have not yet been shared with the public. Her ethnicity is Caucasian.

Nikkie De Jager – Boyfriend, Husband, Children

Nikkie De Jager was in a relationship with Rick Smit. But she broke up with her longtime boyfriend, which was confirmed in May 2018. The break-up had been rumored to have been caused by Rick’s unfaithfulness.

She went on to date Dylan Drossaers the same year. After a year of dating, the couple got engaged while traveling in Italy. De Jager is yet to marry her fiancé, take him as her husband has children, which might be in the near future. They married on September 6, 2022.

In January 2019 she publicly revealed that she is in fact, transgender.

YouTuber Nikkietutorials found “freedom” after coming out as transgender

Nikkie De Jager, Dylan Drossaers - posted October 2019 (Source: Instagram)

Nikkie De Jager – Career

Early YouTube

When Nikkie De Jager was a teenager, she was inspired by Lauren Conrad, Heidi, Montag, and Audrina Patridge's makeup while watching MTV's The Hills. She began searching YouTube for tutorials to recreate the look. 

De Jager eventually created her own YouTube channel in 2008, at the age of 14, where she began uploading videos where she created new looks and experimented with make-up.

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Nikkie De Jager's The Power of Makeup video (Source: YouTube)

Focused on Make-up

After two years, Nikkie De Jager joined B Academy in Amsterdam, studying makeup coursework there. And in 2011, she signed with Colourfool Agency and began working as a professional makeup artist. Two years later, in late 2013, De Jager became the head makeup artist for RTL5's show I Can Make You a Supermodel. But in 2014 she left Colourfool Agency to work as a freelancer.

Finally, in 2015, her YouTube video titled The Power of Makeup went viral and Nikkie De Jager too gained popularity.

In 2017 Forbes magazine named de Jager one of the top ten beauty "influencers". Also in 2017, it was announced that she would serve as the Global Beauty Adviser for Marc Jacobs Beauty. 

As of 2019, Nikkie De Jager has over 12.2 million subscribers on her YouTube channel NikkieTutorials.

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On YouTube, she has collaborated with Jeffree Star, James Charles, Nabela Noor, Shane Dawson, Manny Mua, etc.

Nikkie De Jager – Awards, Nominations

De Jager was awarded the Shorty Awards (2017) for YouTube Guru and Teen Choice Awards (2017) for Choice Fashion/Beauty Web Star. She was nominated for the E! People's Choice Awards (2018) as well.

Nikkie De Jager (Source: Zimbio)

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Nikkie De Jager – Net Worth, Salary

Her net worth is estimated at $6 million while her annual salary is under review.

Nikkie De Jager – Instagram, Twitter, Facebook

On social media, Nikkie De Jager is active on Instagram, Facebook, and Twitter with impressive millions of followers. She also has an official website -

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