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Who is Jeff Wittek?
Jeff Wittek, also recognized as a celebrity stylist and barber, is an American social media personality and an influencer. Particularly, Wittek is among YouTube’s most popular creators.
Besides, Jeff is recognized for his comedy impersonation, wit, and humorous abilities. Recently, he has been in the media spotlight due to his fallout with fellow YouTube personality David Dobrik and his group popularly known as “Vlog Squad”.
Profile of Jeff Wittek
|Full Name||Jeffrey Wittek|
|Popular As||Jeff Wittek|
|Birthdate||15th December, 1989|
|Place of Birth||Staten Island, NY, USA|
|Profession||Hairstylist, YouTuber, Social Media Influencer|
|Race / Ethnicity||Caucasian|
|Institution||CUNY College of Staten Island|
|Age||33 Years Old|
|Hair Color||Dark Brown|
|Height||6’1” (185 cm)|
|Ex- Girlfriend||Cierra Ramirez|
|Net Worth||$1.5 Million USD|
Jeff Wittek is a celebrity hairstylist and barber from the United States. In addition, he is well-known as a Youtuber and an actor. Moreover, his fame has grown as a result of his collaborations with other musicians.
Early-life, Education & Family Background
Jeff Wittek, whose real name is Jeffrey Wittek, was born on December 15, 1989. He originally hails from Staten Island, New York, thus holds American citizenship. Currently, he resides in Los Angeles, California.
From childhood, Jeff had to learn the hard way how to make money because he was born into a financially unstable household. Further, he was unable to enlist the help of his parents. Consequently, in order to make ends meet, he began distributing narcotics and working at a barbershop.
However, there isn’t much information about his family and personal life accessible. Nevertheless, it was discovered that he attended Staten Island’s CUNY College. Regardless, he has uploaded some posts mentioning his family in a few updates to his social media account.
Journey from Vines and Tumbler to Fame
Jeff Wittek rose to prominence as a Vine user prior to actually collaborating with a number of well-known figures of the app. There, he gained notoriety as a Vine personality known as ‘American Jeff’. Meanwhile, he also created collaborated contents with fellow vine users such as Anwar Jaw, Christian DelGrosso, and Rudy Mancuso.
Following his success on Vine, he started his Tumblr website, “Behind the cuts,” and began sharing his enthusiasm for his work as a hairstylist. Eventually, he worked with musicians like Mac Mill and DJ Chuckie. Moreover, his Tumblr website also contains a number of fantastic photographs, demonstrating that he was also interested in photography. However, his blog hasn’t been updated in a while.
Jeff Wittek’s YouTube Career
Following the immense popularity on Vine and Tumbler, Jeff he started his own YouTube channel in 2011. Here, he routinely publishes vlogs, hairstyling videos, and videos about his personal life to his subscribers. In fact, almost all of Jeff’s videos on his YouTube account have over a million views, proving tremendous popularity.
In addition, Addison Rae, Anthony Padilla, Bella Poarch, Brent Rivera, Bretman Rock, Jarvis Johnson, Jeff Wittek, Lexi Rivera, Tinx and many more were among the guests who appeared on his channel. Further, he’s also recognized for his collaborations with celebrities like Big Sean, DJ Pauly D, Vinny Guadagnino, and others.
As of now, he makes videos in which he gives different celebrities and clientele different haircuts. And, every week, he uploads at least one video. Besides, Wittek also co-hosts the “Skotcast” podcast with Scotty Sire.
Parallel to his social media career, Jeff also tried his hands on acting. Initially, he co-starred in a short film with his ex-girlfriend Cierra Ramirez and acquaintances Rudy Mancuso and Anwar Jinawi in 2015.
Nonetheless, Wittek has a few acting credits to his name including Anwar Jibawi’s short films Declined Credit Card (2016) and Crazy Drug Lord (2016). Furthermore, he portrayed “Ace” opposite Cierra Ramirez and Rudy Mancuso in Petting Scorpions (2017).
Vlog Squad, Accident & Fallout
Jeff was a prominent member of the well-known web group ‘Vlog Squad’. And until the subsequent fallout, he was also a part of David Dobrik’s close friend circle. Apparently, he left the group due to his accident and following incidents.
In 2020, through an Instagram post, Jeff notified his followers about the accident he had been in. His face was bloated and bruised, and one of his eyes was blacked, and he was wearing a neck brace. Moreover, there was also a large cut on the side of his face. However, he didn’t specify what caused the accident, but he comforted his supporters by claiming he was recuperating faster than expected and will soon be back to his old self.
Later on, in 2021, he published ‘Don’t Try This At Home’, a five-part documentary series. There, he describes a life-threatening accident that resulted in severe injuries in the series. Moreover, his documentary won Best Documentary at the Streamy Awards in 2021.
Podcast & Prison time
Prior being renowned as a You Tuber, Wittek had been through a challenging time in his life. Merely as he was acquiring notoriety, Jeff was arrested for narcotics sales and possession. Specifically, he was involved in the sale and possession of a range of controlled and uncontrolled narcotics, including marijuana and cocaine.
Reportedly, Jeff appeared as a guest on the popular YouTube channel “Durte Dom” in March 2019 to tell “crazy jail stories,” which is when he revealed his own detention experiences.
Wittek’s Personal-life & Relationships
Jeff previously had a romantic relationship with actress and singer Cierra Ramirez. ‘Mariana Adams Foster’ was Cierra’s most well-known role in the Freeform television series.
Apparently, they began dating in 2015; however their relationship ended in 2019. Reportedly, the couple met in a nightclub and decided to move in together. Also, they even collaborated on a short film called “Petting Scorpions”.
Nevertheless, Wittek hasn’t been in any other relationships since his break-up, and as of 2022, he is single. Furthermore, he also hasn’t shared any information about his relationship.
Jeff Wittek stands six feet and one inch (185 cm) tall and has a well-maintained body weight 82 Kg (180 lbs). in addition, he has brown eyes with dark brown hair color.
Social Media Handles of Jeff Wittek
Jeff has a self-titled YouTube channel and is a well-recognized social media influencer. As of 2022, the channel has over 3.13 million subscribers. Moreover, with over 3.2 million Instagram followers, 340K Twitter followers, and 2.59 million YouTube subscribers, he has a massive following. In addition, Nerf, his dog, has his own Instagram account.
Net Worth of Jeff Wittek
Jeff Wittek has an estimated net worth of $1.5 million as of 2022. Primarily, his income comes from YouTube and paid sponsorships from businesses like American Express, McDonald’s, and others. In addition, he also makes money from merchandise sales (hoodies, shirts, and snapbacks).