What is Manny Mua’s net worth? Manny Mua is an American professional YouTuber, make-up artist- the result for his name MUA, and beauty blogger. He is widely known for posting make-up tutorials on his YouTube Channel, MannyMua733. Mua became famous being the first male person to promote a very well-known cosmetic brand, Maybelline. His wealth comes mostly from his socialite and beauty adventures. Mua has a net worth of $2 million.
Manny Mua Biography and Early Life
Manny Gutierrez was born on April 4th, 1991, in San Diego, California, United States of America. Raised in a very religious Mormon family, Mua has always remained straight with his religion as well as his family norms. He has two brothers. Mua is of Hispanic descent. Despite the love from his family, he was taken to therapy by his family when he told them that he was gay. Being too religious, they saw his sexuality as a big sin. Manny was depressed with the therapy after staying in it for six months. He, however, didn’t get cured. He graduated from San Diego State University and later joined the premedical school because of his family but dropped out after finding it unfit for him.
Career and Rise to Fame
Intrigued by the concept of make-up, Mua always watched his mother beautify her look with it. He was able to realize how make-up can change a person. He then started doing it himself. He could earlier show his interest to either his family or the public. As soon as the chance happened to him, he joined and worked in big cosmetics stores like MAC and Sephora. He was not contented with his position while working for these companies. He wanted to be something more than just an assistant.
It was then that he made up his mind and went ahead to open the now-famous YouTube Channel in 2014. He used the channel to show his make-up skills to the world. At those times, he met with Patrick Simondac alias Starr a successful socialite who offered to help Mua, so he did it. Manny’s early subscribers were due to his associating with Patrick.
His growth in popularity landed him lucrative promotion jobs, mostly for cosmetic dealers. Jeffree Star Cosmetics and Ofra Cosmetics are among the leading companies he promoted their products. Later, many other companies sought him for their product reviews.
In 2017, he became the first male person to promote Maybelline, one of the best known cosmetic brand. He did that in collaboration with Shyla Mitchel. In April the same year, Mua collaborated with Jeffree Star for the Stars make-up brand debut. It didn’t go well, though, after being sued by Black Moon claiming infringement of their copyright and trademark. The case, however, was finally resolved.
Still, in the same year, Manny appeared in the Most Beautiful People’s Magazine, and his name spread all over. He became even more popular. He got listed among the most famous people of the year categorized under Style and Arts, 2018. He has acknowledged that it was the best moment in his life.
In 2018, he appeared in the Night season three as the record producer. It was his first time to appear on TV.
Manny has a massive 5 million population followers on YouTube, 4.7 million on Instagram, and a handful million on Twitter. These big numbers have been the reason behind his fame and success.
How He Spends His Money
Business: Manny, other than spending his money on the necessities of life, he channels a lot more in preparing his beauty tutorials for posting on his social media pages. That has been his sole business since adulthood.
Philanthropy: Manny Mua donated to the Amazon fire relief to restore the Amazon forest after a tragic burn down.