James Charles Dickinson (born May 23, 1999), known as James Charles, is an American internet personality, makeup artist, and model known for being the first male CoverGirl spokesperson.
James launched his YouTube channel, focusing on makeup, on December 1, 2015 and has over 7 million subscribers on his YouTube channel (James Charles) and 532,565,322 views (as of August 5, 2018). His Instagram currently has over 6.6 million followers (as of July 2018). He has 1.28 million followers on Twitter.
On October 11, 2016, at the age of seventeen, he became the first male spokesmodel for cosmetics brand CoverGirl, working alongside brand ambassador Katy Perry. As the first male spokesmodel and brand ambassador for CoverGirl, Charles will be the face of the soon-to-be launched So Lashy! by BlastPro Mascara.
In 2017, Charles walked the runway for MarcoMarco’s Six 1/2 collection during Los Angeles Fashion Week.