Safiya Nygaard is an American YouTuber, actress, comedian, and writer who initially gained fame for her stint with the internet media company BuzzFeed. There she created content on various topics for the brand and worked with them for two years until January 2017. She later created her own channel on the video uploading platform YouTube and began uploading content related to fashion and beauty. Her channel has more than 8 million people subscribed to it and, in addition, she also sometimes collaborate with other YouTube personalities.
Safiya Nygaard was born on the 16th of July 1992, in Santa Clara, California, United States of America. She is currently 27 years old.
|Birth Name||Safiya Jaffer Nygaard|
|Date of Birth||July 16, 1992|
|Place of Birth||Santa Clara, California, U.S.|
|Age||27 years old|
|Profession||YouTuber, Actress, Comedian, Writer|
Family and Education
Speaking about her family, there’s very limited information regarding her parents and siblings nor has she revealed anything about them. Her mother is an Indian named Mumtaz Nygaard while her father is Danish.
She attended Whitney M. Young Magnet High School from where she completed her graduation in 2011. She then attended Stanford University, where she appeared in theater productions of Cat on a Hot Tin Roof, Les Liaisons Dangereuses, and The Crucible.
Safiya Nygaard Boyfriend
Safiya is in a relationship with her longtime boyfriend, Tyler Williams. They met each other while studying at Stanford University and began dating after graduating from college.
Tyler is also a YouTuber and you can see her often feature in his videos. He is also the CEO and founder of Nextbeat. They became engaged in December 2018.
|Height||Feet – 5 feet 1 inch|
Centimeters – 155 cm
Meters – 1.55 m
|Weight||Kilograms – 54 kg|
Pounds – 119 lbs
|Eye Color||Dark Brown|
|Shoe Size||7 (US)|
|Dress Size||6 (US)|
|Distinctive Features||Thick Eyebrows|
Safiya has always been a fan of pop culture and developed an interest in arts and theatre at a young age. As far as her love with the theatre, she worked as a Library intern at Victory Gardens Theatre while at Standford. She was also a sales assistant at Abercrombie and Fitch.
She created her self-titled YouTube channel in November 2011 but posted her first video titled ‘Safiya Nygaard Demo Reel 2014’, in December 2014, which is a compilation of her acting from stage productions.
Safiya wrote, directed and produced a web series called Tiger Dad Comedy after graduating from college which was very successful in its time. She joined Buzzfeed in 2015 and worked with then for two years. Her most significant work during her time there was ‘Ladylike’, a new series that she co-created with Fredricka Ransome. she left Buzzfeed in January 2017 and began her new journey as a fulltime YouTuber.
She usually uploads videos on alternative days like Tuesdays, Thursdays, and Saturdays. You can find videos related to fashion, beauty, makeup, food adventures, travel, challenge videos, lifestyle and many more.
Safiya Nygaard Net Worth
There’s no exact information on Safiya Jaffer’s net worth but some media portals estimate her net worth around $500, 000.
- Foods – Mushrooms and turkeys on sandwiches
- Restaurant – BB GO
- Music Genres – Late ’90s, Early 2000s, Alternative Rock
- Novel Series – Harry Potter
- Place – Disneyland
- Color – Black
Safiya Nygaard Facts
She is an avid Harry Potter fan.
She has a fear of bodycon dresses as she never likes being exposed in public.
On March 19, 2017, six months after quitting Buzzfeed, Safiya Nygaard posted a video titled “Why I Left Buzzfeed” explaining her fans the reasons why she left the company. She realized that she’s being controlled to some extent and lacked some sort of freedom.
She has made a ton of video collaborations on her channel with fellow YouTube artists such as Shane Dawson, Simply Nailogical, ThreadBanger, Wengie, Jessie Paege, and Natalies Outlet.
In 2015, Nygaard made her small screen debut in an episode titled He’s a Bird-Man! of the comedy series TMI Hollywood.
Her self-titled YouTube channel has earned over 8.1 million subscribers and over 1 billion video views.
She has a cat named Crusty.