Nikita Dragun is a popular social media star who is known for her makeup and beauty tips on YouTube. She is also regarded as a youth icon for transgenders as well as a strong member of the LGBT community. Presently, she has a large social media fan base with 5.8 million followers on Instagram and more than 2.6 million subscribers on YouTube. Let’s know more about her through this article.
What is Nikita Dragun famous for?
- A Belgian-born American YouTuber, make-up artist, and model.
Nikita Dragun’s transition story
Nikita was playing with dolls and liked to dress up prettily in her early days. During her school days, she lined up with the girls and insisted on wearing shorts with side-cuts like what all girls wore. At the age of 8, she watched a documentary about transgender people and she made up her mind and started saving the little she could for her transition.
After she grew up and realized that she was a woman trapped in a man’s body and found it very embarrassing to use the men’s toilet. After that, she decided on her transition. Even though she came from a very conservative background she was supported by her parents about her decision. Her mother and father stood by her in all the problems she faced during this transition phase of life.
Where does Nikita Dragun live?
Recalling her early life, Nikita was born in Belgium but now resides in Springfield, Virginia, USA. She holds Belgian-American nationality and belongs to mixed ethnicity. Her birth sign is Aquarius and her religious views are Christianity. Similarly, the information of her parents is yet to be disclosed. She raised along with her three siblings, Allegra Nguyen Capri, Taliah Nguyen Marriott, and Vincarlo Nguyen.
For education, she attended Virginia High School in Atlantic Coast, United States. Then, he enrolled at the Fashion Institute of Design & Merchandising, where she obtained her business degree.
What does Nikita Dragun do?
- Moving towards her career, Nikita started her YouTube channel in 2013.
- She uploaded her first video on October 14th, 2014 titled “How To Get SILVER Hair | Nyc Dragun.”
- Since then, she has been uploading various makeup tutorials, beauty tips, product reviews, vlogs, and challenges videos She also became very popular for documenting the entire process of her gender transition.
- Out of all her videos, “*NEW* Boyfriend Does My Makeup!” is the most popular video on her channel. It has racked more than 4.2 million views.
- In 2015, she came out as transgender with a video titled “I Am Transgender.” In the video, she exposed all the difficulties she encountered as a transgender person and she received a huge appreciation for her decision and bravery.
- In 2018, she appeared in the American murder-mystery reality web series, Escape the Night in the role of The Troublemaker until 2019. She appeared 14 episodes in the series.
- In 2019, She launched her makeup line ‘Dragun Beauty’. It is an LGBT friendly brand that is mainly for the transgender community.
- The same year, she appeared in the American reality TV series, The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills.
- She then started her docuseries on Snapchat, “Nikita Unfiltered”. The series follows her as she searches for love, “a different path” in her career, and navigates fame as a trans woman. The series premiered on March 21st, 2020.
- Besides these, she also appeared in several music videos like “Heart to Break” (2018), “That Bih” (2018), “Best Friend’s Ass” (2019), “Fuck It Up” (2019), and “Malibu” (2020).
What are the achievements of Nikita Dragun?
Throughout her career, Nikita earned several awards and nominations. Here is the list of the award;
- Won – Streamy Awards – Beauty (2019)
- Nominated – E! People’s Choice Awards – The Beauty Influencer of 2019 (2019)
- Won – The 12th Annual Shorty Awards – Best in Beauty (2020)
Is Nikita Dragun dating someone?
Reflecting on her personal life, Nikita was in a romantic relationship with her fellow YouTuber, Josh Leyva in 2017. Together, the lovebirds shot collaborative videos as well. Also, she said that Josh left his then-girlfriend Chachi Gonzales for her. However, the couple later broke up their relationship.
After that, she was dating Oscar Utierre. The couple has been together for several years. Sadly, the couple also separated. Presently, she is rumored to be dating Michael Yerger who is also a model.
How much is Nikita Dragun worth?
Being a YouTube star, Nikita has a decent amount of money and fame through her profession in the field of the entertainment industry. Based on some online sites, her estimated net worth said t be $400 Thousand at present. However, her salary and assets details are yet to be disclosed.
How tall is Nikita Dragun?
Observing her body physics, Nikita stands a height of 5 feet 3 inches and weighs around 51 Kg. Similarly, she has a pair of dark brown eyes, and hair color is black. Her shoe size is 7 (US) and dress size is 6 (US). Further, her body measures 32-25-38 inches and her bra size is 32C.