Giselle Loren Lazzarato is a Canadian YouTuber, actress, model, makeup artist, and internet personality better known by her pseudonym Gigi Gorgeous. She is a transgender who came out as transgender publicly. She had already established her image as a YouTuber before she came out of the closet while she garnered fame even more after the transition. She is one of the highly followed and subscribed YouTube personalities who has over 2.7 million subscribers as of July 2018. She has also worked in many series while she also works as a glamor model.
Early Life, Bio, And Parents Of Gigi Gorgeous
Gigi Gorgeous was born Giselle Loren Lazzarato on 20th April 1992, in Montreal, Quebec, Canada to David Lazzarato and Judith Lazzarato. Her father David is a business executive. She belongs to the Italian, Lebanese, and French heritage. Gigi has two siblings; brothers Adam Lazzarato, and Cory Lazzarato.
On February 3, 2012, Gorgeous lost her mother Judith Lazzarato due to leukemia. Her mother died at Princess Margaret Cancer Center, Toronto.
Gorgeous enrolled at the St. Francis of Assisi School and later she joined the Iona Catholic Secondary School, Mississauga, Ontario. After her schooling, she attended George Brown College where she studied fashion. She dropped from George Brown College to focus on her career on YouTube.
Gigi belongs to Canadian nationality and regarding her ethnicity, she has a mixed ethnical background.
Gigi Gorgeous' Career And Wiki
Gorgeous was known as Gregory before her gender transition and was operating a makeup tutorial YouTube channel which she started in 2008.
Since her transition to female, she shifted from makeup to fashion, vlogs, and lifestyle. She has also got a chance to appear on Project Runway, E! Celebrity Style Story, and many more.
Gorgeous appeared on the YouTube-based reality series The Avenue in 2011. The show was premiered on March 15, 2011, on YouTube and the show ended on April 14, 2013.
As an actress, Gorgeous has worked in many films and television series including The Listener, Project Runway All-Stars, Good Bruce, and Me and My Grandma. Her first work as an actress was in The Campus in 2009.
In January 2017, Gorgeous starred This is Everything: Gigi Gorgeous, directed by Barbara Kopple premiered at the Sundance Film Festival. Later in June that year, Gorgeous was listed in the Time Magazine list of the 25 most influential people on the internet.
For her enhancement of social conditions of the LGBT community, Gigi has been awarded the LogoTV Trailblazing Social Creator Award. She also modeled for several fashion designers and has brought up transgender issues due to her success on YouTube.
She has also acted in a short film I Hate Myself and has since appeared in television shows like Access Hollywood, Good Work, and The Insider. She is known for bringing up transgender issues and becoming an advocate for anti-bullying.
Gigi Gorgeous' Salary And Net Worth
Being a YouTuber, blogger, actor, and model is a tough job in itself, however, Gigi Gorgeous indulges all these professions and has been earning a whopping amount of money through it. Gorgeous falls in the list of top-earning YouTube celebrities.
As per the source, Gigi Gorgeous's net worth is estimated to be around $2 million. According to paysa.com, some top-rated YouTuber earns around $88,000 salary annually which may vary according to the popularity of the YouTuber. So looking at her fame among the youngsters it can be said that she earns definitely more than the given amount.
The social media star is also quite popular on Instagram with 2.2 million followers as of 2019. It is also a major part of her net worth. Gigi often shares a promotional post on her social media and according to the sources, it is reported that Instagram who has millions of followers can command around $15 K a post.
Gigi Gorgeous's Fiance, Affair, Dating, And Boyfriend
Gigi came out as a bisexual on her YouTube video on September 14, 2016, and since then she has been openly dating her lesbian girlfriend Nats Getty. The couple started dating in 2016 after spending some time together in Paris during fashion week where they both were working as models.
The couple was criticized on social media in November 2017 when they jokingly announced they had adopted a child through surrogacy on Instagram, but later it was confirmed that the child they were claiming as theirs was a friend's child.
Around two years of their affair, Gorgeous and Getty got engaged in March 2018. Getty proposed to her fiance at a chateau in Paris. Gorgeous announced the news on Instagram sharing a snap of the couple.
The couple finally married on July 12, 2019, in an extravagant beachfront wedding ceremony at the Rosewood Miramar Beach located in Montecito, California. Gigi wore a custom Michael Costello gown and Nats glammed up in a suit designed by Strike Oil. The guests' list includes Kandee Johnson, Grace Helbig, Hannah Hart, and Teri Hatcher.
Previously, Gorgeous was dating Cory Binney, a brother of famous internet personality Alaska Thunderf** K. They started dating in October 2014. They faced many troubles in their short-time relationship and the couple got separated in June 2015. They again reconciled three months later and resumed their relationship with each other, however, they broke up after a few months.
Gigi Gorgeous' Dubai Incident In 2016
Lazzarato was held in the United Arab Emirates and had her pa s sport detained by the airport officials on August 9, 2016. She was restricted from entering Dubai just because she was transgender. The Dubai officials said Gigi's gender was stated male in the pa s sport, however, Gigi claimed it was written female clearly. She was released after she was detained for around 5 hours.
After the incident, the #JusticeForGigi surfaced on Twitter with the outraged supporters and her fans calling for Gorgeous release and reform in anti-LGBTQ laws.
Gorgeous released her new insensitive video 'I wear Walmart for a Week' on 5 November 2017, and within days, she has been heavily criticized by her fans and followers after she was seen wearing only low budget clothes for an entire week.
Gigi Gorgeous' Height, Age, And Body Measurement
- Gigi Gorgeous has maintained an attractive body and stands at a tall height.
- She is 5 feet 9 inches tall and weighs around 57 kg (126 lbs).
- Gorgeous possesses an attractive hourgla s s-shaped body that measures 34-25-35.
- She wears a bra of size 32B, her dress size is (US), and her shoe size is 7 (US).
- As of 2019, Gigi stands at 27 years.
by Bchrome, 11 Feb, 2016