American comedian, writer, and YouTube star, Safiya Nygaard rose to fame after creating video content for BuzzFeed. She joined the BuzzFeed in 2015 and left in 2017. She is also known as a beauty blogger. She has 6.8 million+ followers and 772 million views on her self-titled YouTube channel, Safiya Nygaard where she posted beauty, style and weirdness videos.
Early Life of Safiya Nygaard
Safiya Nygaard was born on July 16, 1992, in Chicago, Illinois to Indian mother and a Danish father. Her birth sign is Cancer.
She attended Whitney M. Young Magnet High School. Then she graduated from Stanford University. During her college, Nygaard worked at Victory Gardens Theatre as a Library intern and a sales assistant at Abercrombie and Fitch.
Safiya Nygaard's Career
Safiya Nygaard first uploaded her acting samples in a demo-reel video in December 2014 on her self-titled YouTube channel, Safiya Nygaard which soon caught the attention of popular Internet media company, Buzzfeed.
In April 2015, Nygaard joined Buzzfeed as a content creator and featured in a number of videos. In October, she teamed up with Fredricka Ransome and co-created the new series, Ladylike which was a massive hit.
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Nygaard has worked on a number of videos before her departure in January 2017. She left the BuzzFeed in order to focus on her own YouTube channel. Just so, she gets more independence about the content and structure of her videos.
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In March 2017, Safiya posted a video titled, "Why I Left BuzzFeed" on her YouTube channel which crossed 13 million+ views (as of 2018). Check out below;
Nygaard also owns an online clothing store, "Fiends". As of 2018, she garnered 6.8 million+ subscribers along with 774 million views on her YouTube channel.
Safiya Nygaard's Net Worth
Safiya Nygaard has an estimated net worth of $2.4 million. She earns a good amount from her YouTube channel as she made $11k- $176.2k monthly and $132.1k-$2.1m per year.
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Nygaard also made a handsome sum from her online store. On an average, she made $3,235.5-$5,392.5 per post from her Instagram.
Safiya Nygaard's Personal Life
Safiya Nygaard is engaged to her long-time boyfriend, Tyler Williams since December 14, 2018. Williams is also a YouTuber and CEO of Nextbeat. The duo first met while attending Stanford University. He often features in Safiya's YouTube videos.
Nygaard is an avid Harry Potter Fan and loves pop culture. Once, she revealed, she has a fear of bodycon dresses because she never likes being exposed in public.
The is also quite popular on Instagram where she has 1.6 million+ followers.
Safiya Nygaard Body Measurements
Age: As of 2018, she is 26 years old.
Height: She stands at a height of 5 feet 10 inches (1.78m) tall.
Weight: She weighs 62kg (137 pounds).
Body measurement: 34-26-35
Safiya Nygaard Affairs
Affair with Tyler Williams
Tyler Williams is best known as YouTuber and CEO of Nextbeat. He is dating Safiya since a long time.