Gigi Gorgeous is a transgender Canadian YouTube Star, actress, and model who has gained fame thanks to her YouTube channel where she has amassed massive followership. Giselle Loren Lazzarato, as she is also known, is one celebrity who has a rather interesting story that has kept people always wanting to know more about her. Here is all you need to know about her.
Gigi Gorgeous Bio and Age
It was on April 20, 1992, that Gigi Gorgeous was born as a boy in Montreal, Quebec, Canada as Gregory Allan Lazzarato. Of Italian, Lebanese, and French descent, Gigi was raised as the second child in a Catholic family alongside two brothers, Cory Lazzarato and Adam Lazzarato. While growing up as a young boy, Lazzarato’s eyes were on becoming a sports person, and this was what made her go into diving which she excelled in between the ages of 9 and 15 before she called it quits.
She later moved on to study fashion, but soon she dropped out to have time for her YouTube vlogging which she began in 2008. When she started the channel, she offered tutorials to people who wanted to learn makeup as she was likewise into makeup.
As regards the transition into becoming Gigi Gorgeous, Gregory Allan Lazzarato first came out as gay with the support of his family. Nevertheless, he was soon to come out to tell his family that he was no longer gay but a woman. As revealed by his father, while it was not easy letting Greg go, his happiness was all that mattered. That led to the birth of Giselle Loren Lazzarato in 2013.
Professional Life and Documentary
After coming out as Giselle Loren Lazzarato, Gigi soon began her modeling career in earnest with various commercial campaigns including one for Crest in Canada. Next, she moved to Los Angeles in an attempt to pursue a career in acting. She has gone on to act in a number of movies such as I Hate Myselfie, Better Than Sex, The Campus, and some more. She has also been a part of some reality TV shows. Through her career, Gigi has won a number of awards including the Logo TV Awards for Trailblazing Social Creator (2014), The Streamy Awards for Best Beauty Series (2015), and Shorty Awards for Youtuber of the Year (2017).
She has collected her transition to becoming a transgendered woman in her documentary, This is Everything: Gigi Gorgeous (2017), directed by Barbara Kopple, the documentary premiered at the Sundance Film Festival.
In August 2016, the Canadian model was denied entry into Dubai after it was discovered that she was transgendered when she went there for a vacation.
Gorgeous has a net worth that is estimated to be over $2 million dollars. She made her money from her YouTube channel where she has close to 3 million subscribers and has already gotten close to half a billion views.
Girlfriend or Boyfriend
The life of Gigi Gorgeous hasn’t been without its turns and dramas. After she first came out as a gay man and then deciding to be a woman, the YouTuber later came out as a lesbian. Her girlfriend is Nats Getty.
What makes her relationship life rather very interesting is that after she transitioned to a woman, she started a relationship with a man, Cory Binney. Corey remained her boyfriend from 2014 to 2015 before they parted ways. Before this, she also dated some man in her earlier days when she identified as a gay man.
It was then in 2016 that Gorgeous announced that she was now a lesbian. While this was surprising to a lot of people, the model revealed that it was also rather shocking to her as well. She also revealed that although she has been in a number of relationships with men before, she has never felt this way towards anybody as she has towards Nats Getty.
Getty who was born Natalia Getty on November 30, 1992, is a member of the oil-rich Getty family. The family has a net worth that Forbes estimated at $722 billion in 2016. She is a model and a fashion designer.
Gigi and the billionaire heiress Natalia Getty got engaged in March 2018. She made a video of herself trying out some wedding dresses with her maid of honor on YouTube.