Huda Kattan is an Iraqi-born American makeup artist and beauty who is known for her beauty and makeup videos on Instagram and she is also the founder of Huda Beauty which is a makeup and beauty supplies franchise.
Huda Kattan Fast Facts
Famous name: Huda Kattan
Real Name/Full Name: Huda Kattan
Years: 38 years
Date of Birth: October 2, 1983
Place of birth: Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, United States
Height: 1.65 meters
Sexual orientation: Straight
Marital status: Married
Husband/Spouse (Name): Christopher Gonçalo (d. 2008)
Children/Children (Son and Daughter): Yes (Nour Giselle)
Dates/Boyfriend (Name): N/AIs Huda Kattan
Profession: makeup artist, beauty blogger and businesswoman
Salary: $600,000 per year
Heritage in 2022: $610 million
Huda Kattan Biography
She was born on October 2, 1983 in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, which makes her nationality American.
She was born to Iraqi parents as one of four children of hers. She later moved to Cookeville, Tennessee and then to Boston with her family.
She is of Iranian origin but of American nationality. Her parents are Susu Al Qazzaz and Ibrahim Kattan. Halida Kattan, Mona Kattan and her brother Khalid Kattan were Huda’s three younger siblings.
She earned her business degree from the University of Michigan at Dearborn. From the city where she was born, her family later moved to Cookeville, Tennessee, and then to Dartmouth, Massachusetts.
She is active on social media sites like Instagram page where she currently has 25.8 million followers. She also has a Facebook page as well. However, her social networking sites are run by her sister.
She weighs 56 kg and is 1.65 meters tall.
“Obviously, it’s the power of the internet, but it’s also a test of your business acumen that can translate to harnessing the power of your followers.”
According to Mertxe Paris, an expert university professor in the Islamic world, “Muslim women live by and for fashion.”
“Her fans see themselves reflected in her. They take her as a reference. Because, although she grew up in the United States, she is aware of the role of Arab women and her blog is a way to help Muslim women express their tastes and enjoy their whims,” adds Paris.
Huda Kattan Career
She had to go to Dubai in 2006 after her father offered her the opportunity to pursue a teaching career with a renowned corporation.
After starting her career in the world of finance, she decided to dedicate herself fully to her true passion, the world of makeup and beauty.
Later, she moved to Los Angeles to finish her “makeup” course. She practiced with several major figures in the industry, including Nicole Richie and Eva Longoria.
She returned to Dubai to work as a cosmetic artist for the «Revlon» company. She launched her WordPress blog ‘Huda Beauty’ in 2010 and started posting cosmetic tips on it.
Although they also sell false nails and will soon expand the collection with lipsticks.
Although many call her the double of Kim Kardashian, they have little to do with both, beyond her Persian origins and her love for false eyelashes, being Kim herself along with her sisters Khloe and Kylie Jenner confessed fans of the brand.
She began her interest in makeup very early, according to herself, at the age of 14 she already had a good level and during her career years she started something similar to a newsletter that she shared with her friends explaining the latest beauty tricks and trends.
It was her sisters who supported and encouraged her to start her blog and a few years after her they started the Huda Beauty brand with some models of false eyelashes to gradually expand her collection.
Its success beyond the effort it has dedicated to its brand, its personality and the quality of the products is mainly due to two very intelligent strategies when it comes to positioning the brand.
The first is her closeness and involvement in social networks, especially Instagram, where she regularly shares images and videos of her followers not only using
The second success was to use the image of Huda Kattan wearing some of her Huda Beauty eyelashes on the packaging itself .
Huda is one of the most important beauty influencers in America and all around the world. She is also very known in Dubai, Arab Emirates, all Europe continent and even in South Africa, Japan and maybe in some shops in China.
To her false eyelashes he has added two types of new products that are getting almost more sales than his false eyelashes. It’s about her palette of shadows in all warm and her matte liquid lipsticks.
The latter have nothing to envy to those of Kylie Jenner and there are many who affirm that its formula is even more moisturizing and long-lasting. You can find her lipsticks, foundations, concealers, and her famous palettes at Sephora.
When she established her cosmetics company, Huda Beauty, in 2013, she rose to fame and began selling her first products, such as false eyelashes, there. He was made available by Sephora.
“If I do something I’m not passionate about, how am I going to impact the world? And if I’m not changing the world in some way, what the hell am I doing?” he told Harper’s Bazaar Arabia in an exclusive interview in 2016.
Huda Beauty has its own online store and has recently begun to ship worldwide, however, taking into account the possibility that the packages are stuck in customs and suffer a surcharge, the easiest way to get hold of the products from her is to buy them at the Sephora online store, with free shipping from €30.
Within its collection it will be easy to find a model of false eyelashes that adapt to our style, with options to add volume, lengthen or even individual eyelashes (one of Kim Kardashian’s favorites).
All his tabs are cruelty free, that is, they do not come from or have been tested on animals and have an approximate price between 12 and 18 pounds (approximately between 15 and 22 euros.
In addition, unlike other brands, Huda Beauty lashes, if they are well cared for, last perfectly for about 12 wears, so even if they have a higher price than other brands (and not so much, since Mac lashes usually have a price of €25) end up being profitable.
Wearing an adorable turquoise apron studded with red cherries, 34-year-old Huda Kattan surveys the retro-style pink kitchen that surrounds her in one of her many favorite settings to showcase her hit cosmetics line, “Huda Beauty”… but read on for the incredible story of how Huda built her massive cosmetics empire valued at more than a billion dollars , according to Forbes magazine.
Founder and beauty influencer, she never thought of becoming an entrepreneur. In fact, almost a decade ago, she was, like many, a recent graduate with various jobs that she had to work hard to survive, but that rarely reflected her true passion.
“I said to myself, trash this!” she told USA Today . “I am not going to do anything unless I love it, because I have already given my life to many jobs. I need to love what I do, because I am going to give 110% of myself. I will be working, from 6 in the morning until 10 pm , then I need to make sure I like it.”
It was there that she understood that truly doing what she loved, her beauty empire would only be beginning, as she said in a talk for women at TedXDubai Woman in 2010:
“The moment you decide to do what you love, you have created a life plan for yourself and a career choice.”
Huda Kattan Net Worth
Internet makeup celebrity has not only influenced millions of people, but has also established an empire through his line of cosmetics.
Ranked number one on the 2017 Instagram Rich Influencers List, she receives $18,000 for each sponsored content post. The net worth estimate of him is $4.5 million.
She one of the richest women in America, derives all of her wealth from her cosmetics company, “Huda Beauty.” Her entire net worth is projected to exceed $610 million as of June 2022.
For every social media post she makes promoting a certain brand, she receives over $18,000 in compensation. One of the best cosmetic brands in the country is yours.
One of the most successful women in the world, has made a name for herself through perseverance and hard work. When it comes to effort and achievement, she is compared to celebrities like Oprah Winfrey.
Huda Kattan Personal Life
Her personal life is as perfect as her career. Speaking of which, she is married to her husband Christopher Goncalo in 2008.
She met her husband when she was just a teenager and fell in love with her. The teenage romance turned out to be strong and the couple got married in the year 2008. The couple has a daughter.