Born in a family of Filipino immigrants, Patrick Starrr was just another regular guy who finished high school and went on to study nursing so he could follow his mother’s example and become a nurse. Little did he know that one day he would be a big name in the beauty industry!
YouTube celebrity Patrick Starrr found time amidst his busy day to convert his passion for glamour and makeup into YouTube videos. Back in 2013, Patrick never considered becoming a professional YouTuber, but uploading videos felt therapeutic to him. Soon, the audience felt connected with his videos and today, he has emerged as one of social media’s leading influencers.
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Patrick Starr Launched Spring Collection With M.A.C
Patrick’s YouTube stint has gained him grand opportunities such as a collaboration with the makeup giant MAC. The makeup professional landed five major collaborations with the leading makeup brand, launching the product line-up during the holiday season of 2018.
In fact, the powder from this collection became such a massive success among consumers that they demanded it to be made a part of MAC’s permanent collection. Though the makeup brand has not arrived at any decisions yet, Patrick is certainly basking in his moment of glory.
Patrick has gained unimaginable success both on and off social media with his enormous fan following and brand deals with coveted brands like Sephora and Sigma. His parents today, are proud that their son is the owner of a massively successful YouTube channel and has acquired a net worth of $360,000!
Patrick Starr Biography And Ethnicity
Patrick’s real name is Patrick Simondac. He was born in Orlando, Florida on 11th November 1989 and studied at the local Timber Creek High School.
Patrick was an active child, always participating in various activities like swimming, choir and drama class as well as styling people’s hair around him.
Though Patrick’s expertise lies in makeup tutorials, his first passion was not makeup, but photography. As a youngster, Patrick would take headshots of his friends and edit them on Photoshop. This was when he realized the power of makeup in transforming appearances.
Patrick’s newfound passion drove him to start posting makeup tutorials on YouTube. The 29-year old became friends with fellow YouTuber, Talia Joy, who had featured on The Ellen DeGeneres Show and was then fighting cancer.
Talia’s untimely demise left her fans distressed but she left a good deed behind as a token of friendship to Patrick. One of her last acts on YouTube was to like Patrick’s video which subsequently got his work noticed and won him his first 20,000 subscribers.
With this impressive beginning and with Patrick’s talent and his ability to connect with his audience, there was no turning back! The YouTube star has openly expressed that he is gay, but does not feel himself belonging to the transgender community. His costume and makeup are representative of his onscreen persona, a character named Patrick Starrr.