The story of the young famed YouTube Star, Yuya is one that reflects inspiration; she discovered her passion in time and followed through on it, a decision that has seen her make her mark in the world with over 23 million subscribers and over 47 million views racked up as of December 2018.
Aside from being a beauty and style tutor on the YouTube, she is equally an author of 2 books and has made an appearance in Mexican televisions as well as the popular magazine Vogue. She was Nicknamed Yuya early in life by her uncle and she has put the name to good use mining her trade internationally. She equally has a strong online social media presence as her handles have large followership, all are a testament to her relevance in the youtube business.
Everything You Need To Know About Yuya – The Mexican YouTuber
Biography of Yuya
Mariand Castrejon Castenda popularly known as Yuya was born on 13th March 1993 in Cuernavaca, Mexico, she is a Christian of the Catholic faith and a Mexican by nationality. Details of the school she attended are unknown and have remained undisclosed by her. Her name Mariand is a combination of her parents’ names Mirabel and Andres. Also, her nickname “Yuya” was given by her uncle after a Mexican Television Character, it is a Japanese word which means Perpetual or carefree child.
She started her career by being drilled in ballet and theater arts as a child, these trainings made her attempt the YouTube makeup contest which she won at age 16. Immediately after the win, she created her own YouTube channel popularly called ‘Lady16makeup’ mainly from the experience she garnered partaking in the YouTube makeup contest and making the video for it.
Lady16makeup quickly gained popularity because of her frequent posts on beauty tips and tricks which attracted millions of subscribers and followers both on her Instagram and Twitter handles. Later on, she delved into her writing and published two books titled ‘Secretos de Yuya’ (Yuya’s Secret) in 2015 and ‘Las confessions de Yuya’ (Confessions of Yuya) in 2016.
Her popularity was so well noticed online that she got selected among the few women chosen by the United Nations to feature in 2016 on a gender equality campaign tagged ‘Sustainable Development Action Campaign’. Moreso, she has featured in Mexican Television shows despite the fact that her contents are broadcast in Spanish and has earned the respect given to English speaking celebrities within a short time of appearing on the online entertainment scene.
Her Net Worth
Yuya’s Networth is approximately $2 million. She made this much doing what she likes best which is beauty & style vlogging and constant streaming/uploading on YouTube to keep her subscribers happy. Currently, she is working on selling her own products using E-Commerce Store to provide women with good makeup and also sharing tips on how to use them in her vlog. Interestingly her content has been recognized worldwide as she has made an appearance in the popular magazine, Vogue.
Although not much has been disclosed about her parents, we do know that her mother’s name is Mirabel and her father Andres. Her younger brother Sergio also has his YouTube Channels ‘Fichis in the house’ and ‘Eternal Love’ which she assisted him in setting up just like Zoella (Soe Sugg) helped her own brother to internet fame. His account is mopping up followers and subscribers.
Information about Sergio or the rest members of Yuya’s family is rarely disclosed on the Social Media, somehow it looks like the family does not want much about them disclosed on-air.
Yuya has been dating famous YouTube Star BetoPasillas for about two years now. They met on Twitter in 2016 and became fast friends, their relationship eventually graduated into a real relationship. Apart from being a Youtube star, he is also an actor, singer, and film producer who wanted to use his YouTube Channel to publish a drum cover series.
Currently, the March 1991 born YouTube personality has millions of subscribers hooked on his channel though the numbers are not up to those of his boo Yuya. They were rumored to have become engaged at some point in 2017 though they are yet to walk down the aisle.
Height, Weight and Other Body Measurement
Yuya has a petite body build with a height of about 5 feet 1 inch, (1.58 in meters) and she weighs about 50 kgs (110 lbs).
Her other body measurements include a bust of 32 inches, a waist size of 24 inches, her hip is measured as 33 inches, and she is said to wear a shoe size of 6 (US). Moreso, she is blessed with nice brown eyes color and long hair which she wears into different styles and even uses for tutorial tips on her channel.