Do you want to become an authority in your area of endeavor? Then you need to be creative, hardworking and have a natural talent for it. Nevertheless, there is also a group of celebrities who have risen to prominence and success after practically stealing the limelight from someone close or related. We see a lot of them in virtually every field of activity – be it politics, business, sports and so on. This is the category to which Ian Charles belongs. Maybe people wouldn’t have instantly connected with him in huge numbers across multiple social media platforms if his brother wasn’t James Charles. Let’s find out about the young man and how he skyrocketed to stardom.
Ian Charles Biography and Age
Ian Charles, whose real name is Ian Jeffrey Dickinson, is an internet sensation with a large following on his social media pages. He is best known as the younger brother of famous model, makeup artist and internet personality, James Charles. Ian was born on December 17, 2001 in Bethlehem, New York, where he was also raised alongside his brother. Her father (an entrepreneur) and mother occasionally appear on her videos and it is unknown if they have any other children besides Ian and James. The siblings hold American citizenship and are of white ethnicity.
Ian graduated from Bethlehem High School, where he played basketball as the number 3 on the team. He is also a football player and a video game enthusiast. Youngest Charles officially launched his online career in 2018 after working with his brother to promote his makeup and modeling career online. Ian’s first Instagram photo reportedly hit the internet in February 2018 and since then he has continued to gain more followers.
As mentioned earlier, Ian Charles owes his rise to fame with his brother. He rose to fame after his brother featured him in his videos. The first time James fans met Ian was when he visited James in California with their mother. Their visit was the first since Charles the Elder moved to town. Impressed by their visit, James decided to introduce his mother and younger brother to his fans. Subsequently, Ian began appearing in his brother’s videos, with “Turning my little brother into a drag queen!” and “LITTLE BROTHER DOES MY MAKEUP!” being the two most notable.
Besides their stint online, the brothers have jointly run James’ clothing line called ‘Sisters Apparel’. Born James Charles Dickinson on May 23, 1999, in Bethlehem, New York, Ian’s brother has over 700 million views and 12 million subscribers on his YouTube channel, over 2.34 million subscribers on his Twitter page, over 11.1 million Instagram followers.
James doubles as the first male spokesperson for cosmetics firm CoverGirl. He was unveiled as a brand ambassador at the age of seventeen on October 11, 2016. He now works alongside famous American singer/songwriter Katy Perry, who is also a brand ambassador for CoverGirl. The 5ft 9in model/makeup artist, who launched her career in 2014, recently released an eyeshadow palette in collaboration with Morphe Cosmetics.
A graduate of Bethlehem Central High School, James Charles reportedly made over $4 million and walked the runway during Los Angeles Fashion Week in 2017 for Marco Marco’s Six 1/2 collection. In January 2018, over 7,000 fans showed up to see him in Birmingham, England, where he was invited to open CoverGirl’s second UK store.
James Charles Dickinson is openly gay. He came out of the closet at the age of twelve. Regardless of this, the brothers share a strong bond, as Ian is his brother’s biggest supporter, having stood up for James when he was criticized for his choice of profession.
Is he gay?
Between the Charles brothers, James is the one known to be gay. Ian has never discussed his sexual orientation publicly, nor has he made headlines for having a romantic relationship with people of his gender. Right now it’s hard to tell if he’s gay or not and for that reason we’ll assume he’s straight until proven otherwise.
What is his size?
Ian Charles has a slim build as well as a good height like his brother. While James is 5 feet 9 inches tall, as mentioned above, Ian’s height and weight are listed by some sites as 6 feet 2 inches (187 centimeters) and 62 kilograms (137 pounds). Just like his net worth, his other body measurements are currently unknown.