Nikita Dragun

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Nikita Dragun
  • Nikita Dragun, a.k.a. Mama Dragun is an American makeup artist, YouTuber, and an Instagram diva.
  • Dragun belongs to the Vietnamese and Mexican ethnicity.
  • Her parent’s nationality is American.
  • She is transgender, which she revealed when she was in college.
  • Nikita Dragun stands at a height of 5 ft 3 inches.

Nikita Dragun is an American social media star and makeup artist. She is a famous transgender YouTuber, who runs her self-titled YouTube channel.

She primarily presents beauty content on her YouTube videos where she also shares her experiences of her transition from a boy to a trans woman.

Nikita Dragun Parents and Siblings

Nikita Dragun was in Belgium on January 31, 1996, in Belgium. She belongs to the mixed ethnicity as her father is a Vietnamese while her mother is a Mexican.

She has three siblings, two sisters Allegrah Capri, and Talia Nguyen Marriott and a brother Vincarlo Nguyen.

Nikita Dragun and her siblings, before (upper-half) and after (lower-half) of her gender transition

Nikita Dragun and her siblings before and after her gender transition.
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Dragun attended high school in Virginia and when she reached college, Dragun came out as transgender. She studied at the Fashion Institute of Design & Merchandising in LA.

Is Nikita Dragun Boy or a Girl?

Nikita Dragun was born as a boy and was named Nicholas Nguyen. But she said he always had a feeling like a girl during her childhood.

In a YouTube video, Dragun revealed that she always felt there was something wrong with her body. She added that she used to act girlish and play with girls’ toys during her childhood and at the time she didn’t know she was a boy.

She was unable to share herfeelings,s even with her close ones during her childhood days. However, after she moved to Los Angeles in 2015 for college, she could finally share what she felt with her friends. Initially, she revealed she was gay.

Nikita Dragun before (left) and after (right) her gender reassignment surgery

Nikita Dragun before and after her gender reassignment surgery
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After her friends accepted her originality, she started practicing as a transgender woman on social media and she soon became one of the rising transgender socialites. She officially revealed she was a transgender in a YouTube video in December 2015. After that, she has shared many things regarding her transitions and her life before and after the surgery.

Besides the gender reassignment surgery, Nikita has also undergone a few other surgeries including breast implants. She went under the knife for multiple times to have softened facial features.

Parents Support on Nikita’ Transition Journey

Supporting your child when they come out as gay or become transgender is something few parents can do. Fortunately for Nikita, her mom, dad, and siblings all accepted her transition.

In a Q&A video with her parents, the trio answered all the challenges that came with her transition and how they overcame it all.

Her father maintains that he was skeptical regarding Nikita because her brother might not accept her.  Thankfully, he took it like a champ and the siblings are in equal footing.

Watch the full video below!

Nikita Dragun and Bretman Rock’s Relation-Are They Siblings?

Nikita Dragun and Bretman Rock have appeared in each other’s social media posts frequently over the past few years. People are curious to know if these two internet sensations share any lineage besides their career path. Furthermore, people have been wondering if they are siblings. And the answer is no.

Dragun and Bretman Rock are not related by blood, though they are incredibly close friends. In some instances, Dragun and Rock have called each other brother and sister, however, they are not true siblings.

Nikita Dragun and Bretman Rock’s Rumored Feud and the Truth

In early 2020, Nikita Dragun and her BFF Rock were rumored to have gotten into a feud. Even many of her fans were convinced they were having trouble between them. The rumor was fueled when Dragun and Rock’s impending collaboration was called off. Fans believed that their feud was the cause of the cancellation.

Nikita Dragun and her best friend Bertman Rock didn't have any fight

Nikita Dragun and her best friend Bertman Rock
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But, shortly after Dragun nullified all the rumors saying they were still in good terms. Dragun took to her Twitter saying that their collaboration was canceled because of their personal schedules. Dragun’s tweet reads as:

he just has a prior agreement that conflicted with the collab…all tea no shade just trying to show the business side that goes on bts.

In a separate tweet, Dragun also said that she and Rock would do a collaboration in the near future.

Nikita Dragun Boyfriend 2020

In July of 2020, there were rumors that Nikita Dragun was in a relationship with social media star boyfriend Chase Stobbe. 

While they have not confirmed their relationship, the rumors of their affair began after Chase posted made a post on his Instagram along with Nikita relaxing by the pool.

Moreover, Nikita had also made a similar post vacationing with Chase in Miami. Well, despite all the rumors and posts, They have not confirmed their relationship.

Dragun’s Relationship With Ex-boyfriend Michael Yerger

In fact, even Nikita had posted a photo with him vacationing in Miami. But what gives their relationship a validation is the fact that Nikita posted a photo with him just weeks after her controversial tweet mentioning her ex Michael Yerger.

She has been living single since her breakup with her ex-boyfriend, Michael Yerger. Dragun shared her relationship with Yerger in a YouTube video in mid-2019, which apparently was after their breakup.

The ex-lovebirds reportedly met at a bar and they collaborated in a couple of her projects before they started dating. Dragun said their relationship got serious after it got physical. 

Dragun said that she realized Yerger used her to advance in his career after a few months after they started seeing each other. After that, she split from him.

Nikita Dragun and her ex-boyfriend Michael Yerger sitting on a couch

Nikita Dragun and model Michael Yerger 
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On the other hand, her ex-partner, Yerger refused to be in a relationship with her ever. After Dragun accused him of using her to advance his career, he took to his Instagram Stories, where he said they were only good friends and nothing had happened between them.

Before Michael Yerger, Dragun was in a relationship with model Oscar Utierre. She didn’t reveal she was in a relationship with him until they parted their ways. She only revealed him as her ex-boyfriend in her video titled “EX BOYFRIEND DOES MY MAKEUP!”

Dragun Started Her Career on YouTube in 2013

Nikita Dragun started her career on YouTube at the age of 17. She joined YouTube in February 2013 when she also started using Instagram. Dragun said after she joined the social platform: “I started to get little brand deals around that time… That was also when I decided to start taking Instagram and YouTube seriously.” As of March 2020, she has over 2.6 million subscribers on her self-titled YouTube channel.

Nikita launched her make-up line, Dragun Beauty in March 2019. Besides the mainstream market, she said she has also targeted her cosmetic products towards the transgender community.

As reported all of the beauty products are vegan and cruelty-free. In an interview with the LGBT radio network Channel Q, Dragun said her journey as a transgender woman inspired her to form the Dragun Beauty.

In September 2019, Nikita announced that she would run her own documentary series, titled “Nikita Unfiltered” on Snapchat. The series was premiered on March 21, 2020, which follows Dragun who searches for love in her career and navigates fame as a trans woman.

Nikita Dragun Net Worth in 2020

Nikita Dragun has an estimated net worth of $500k in 2020. Dragun is working as a YouTuber and Instagram model for the last seven years. Her YouTube videos are the major sources of her income while she also accumulates a handsome chunk of money from Instagram sponsor posts and promotion deals.

Moreover, she is also running her own makeup line since 2019. Dragun also earns well from her makeup line.