The untold truth about James Charles’ mother Christie Dickinson


Who is Christie Dickinson?

Christie was born on 19 November 1961 under the zodiac sign of Scorpio, in Bethlehem, New York State USA; her birth name and those of her parents are unknown. She is a 59-year-old former actress and marketing strategist, but probably best recognized for being the mother of professional make-up artist and social media phenomenon James Charles, and model Ian Jeffrey. She also runs her official Instagram account, on which she’s amassed more than 115,000 followers by posting photos of her family.

How rich is she, as of now? Christie Dickinson Net Worth

As of mid-2021, Christie Dickinson’s net worth is estimated at over $2 million, acquired through involvement in the entertainment industry.

Moreover, she probably enjoys part of the wealth of her famous son, James Charles, whose fortune is estimated at over $22 million.

Early Life, Parents, Siblings, Nationality, Ethnicity, Educational Background

Christie Dickinson spent her early years in her hometown of Bethlehem, where she was raised by her parents. However, little is known about her childhood time and her parents since she isn’t very open about it. It is also unknown whether she has siblings or is an only child. She holds American nationality and belongs to White Caucasian ethnic group. Regarding her education, she attended a local high school, from which she matriculated in 1979.


While in there, she practiced acting, and was also involved in sports activities and ran track. She later furthered her education at college, and obtained her Bachelor of Arts degree in 1983.

Career as an Actress

Christie Dickinson started pursuing her acting career in the early 1970s, when she made her debut appearance as Laura Crandall in the episode “Show Biz” of the NBC medical drama series “Emergency!” in 1972, and continued to land small roles in such TV series as “The Sixth Sense”, “Barnaby Jones”, and “The Paper Chase” throughout the 1970s.

Her debut feature film appearance came in 1980, when she starred as a girl at a dance in the made-for-TV biographical comedy-drama film “To Race The Wind”, directed by Walter Grauman. Later that year, she was cast as Lexie in another made-for-TV drama film entitled “A Perfect Match”, next to Michael Brandon, Linda Kelsey and Lisa Lucas.

Christie then took the role of a game show girl in the 1981 historical comedy film “History Of The World: Part I”, alongside Mel Brooks. Her next roles came four years later, when she played Gloria Cater in the Emmy Award-winning TV miniseries “Space”, and featured as Betty in the made-for-TV biographical comedy-drama film “Malice In Wonderland”.


Her latest role was in 1986 when she had the guest part of Joan in the episode “Dark Imaginings” of the NBC sitcom “Cheers”. Since then, she hasn’t been active in the world of entertainment.

Further Career

Christie Dickinson now works as a marketing strategist for her son James Charles. Under the influence of her son, she’s also become a social media personality, launching her official Instagram account under the username ‘christiebee19’, and posting her first photo in the summer of 2017. She frequently shares photos of her family, and has also posted numerous childhood photos of James and Ian which gained her popularity.

Appearance and Vital Statistics

Christie Dickinson has long blonde-dyed hair and blue eyes. She stands at a height of 5ft 6ins (1.68m), while her weight is around 154lbs (70kgs). Her vital statistics, bra and dress size isn’t disclosed, but her shoe size is 7 (US).

Personal Life

Christie Dickinson met her future husband, Skip Charles Dickinson back in the early 1990s; her husband is a contractor by profession. They dated for more than five years before eventually tying the knot surrounded by their family and friends at a small wedding ceremony held on 27 September 1996. They’ve welcomed two sons, both of whom are social media sensations – their first son named James Charles Dickinson on 23 May 1999, followed by  Ian Jeffrey Dickinson on 17 December 2001. The family still resides in Bethlehem.



Christie Dickinson is a cancer survivor, having been diagnosed with breast cancer in 2013. Five years later, she tattooed a pink ribbon on the wrist of the left hand, and shared the photo of it on her Instagram account, explaining in the caption that it was in honor of her strength.

Hobbies and Other Interests

Christie Dickinson is passionate about traveling, and has visited many countries all over the world, including South American and European.

She is an avid cat lover, and has two cats.

In her spare time, Christie likes to read books – her favorite is Jane Austin’s novel “Pride And Prejudice”. She also enjoys watching films late at night with her favorite actors being Johnny Depp and Brad Pitt, while her favorite actresses are Natalie Portman and Megan Fox.

She is a big fan of the “Pirates Of The Caribbean” film series.

Her favorite colors are yellow and white.

Who is her son? James Charles Short Wiki/Bio

James Charles Dickinson is considered one of the most successful make-up artists and beauty vloggers in the world. He attended Bethlehem Central High School from which he matriculated in 2017. He is a self-taught make-up artist who started after his friend asked him to do her make-up for a school dance. As soon as he started doing it professionally, James launched his official YouTube channel, and began filming make-up tutorials. He also launched his account on other social media platforms, including Instagram, Twitter, and TikTok.


Rise to Fame

In no time, James Charles came to prominence for creating various beauty content, and his fan base increased enormously, which led him to receive offers from a number of beauty and fashion companies for sponsorship deals. At the age of 17, he became the first male spokesmodel of renowned cosmetics brand CoverGirl, which gained him international recognition as he collaborated with the brand’s ambassador Katy Perry. He also became the face of the brand So Lashy! By BlastPro Mascara.

In November 2018, he launched his own clothing line, Sisters Apparel, which was followed by his make-up line The Sister Collection. In the same year, he launched an eye-shadow palette in collaboration with Morphe Cosmetics.

James Charles

Continued Success

By early 2019, James had amassed over 10 million subscribers on his YouTube channel, and in the same year he did make-up for Iggy Azalea for the music video for her song “Sally Walked”, in which he also made an appearance. During the following year, he collaborated with numerous celebrity personalities, including Addison Rae, Madison Beer, Kim Kardashian, Kylie Jenner, among many others. He became the first Instagram influencer to be invited to attend The Met Gala, also in 2019.

In the following year, he created and hosted the first season of the YouTube Originals reality competition show “Instant Influencer”, in which beauty influencers competed for the prize of $50,000. His work on the show earned him a Show of the Year award at the 10th Streamy Awards event.

So far, James has garnered nearly 25 million subscribers on YouTube, while his videos have been viewed more than 3.4 billion times. He also has nearly 25 million followers on his official Instagram account, and more than 7.5 million on his official Twitter account. He is also active on TikTok, on which he has almost 36 million followers. He has over 2.5 million followers on his Facebook page as well.

Public Image and Personal Life

James Charles has always been under the spotlight for being a male make-up artist. His online platforms are considered revolutionary among men, nonetheless, he is one of the most famous YouTube make-up artists in the world.

Regarding his sexuality, James came out as gay to his parents when he was only 12 years old.

Olivia Wilson
Olivia Wilson
As the Freelance Writer at Net Worth Post, I steer producing riveting stories about the lives and triumphs of influencers. With an unwavering commitment to precision and a flair for weaving compelling tales, I guide our content creation, from the depths of research to the pinnacle of narrative excellence. My responsibilities encompass the full spectrum of editorial management, including the meticulous investigation, narrative development, and upholding the integrity and high standard of our output.


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