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Laura Lee Net Worth

Laura Lee Net Worth
Net Worth$1,200,000
Full NameLaura Ann Lee
Date of Birth/AgeSeptember 1, 1988 (age 30)
Source of wealthYouTuber, Make-up Artist
Country of originU.S.
State/City of originMontgomery, Alabama
Last Updated2019

Net Worth

Laura Lee’s net worth is $1.2 million dollars.

How Much Laura Lee Make a Year?

Laura Lee’s monthly salary is a minimum of $5,100 and she makes up to $80,900 a month. Her annual salary can be calculated as $61,200 to $970,800 a year.

How does Laura Lee make her money?

Laura Lee makes money from being a star YouTuber with two channels and 4.4 million subscribers. Her uploads have earned more than 600 million views to date and she uploads new material several times throughout the week.

Her daily views help contribute lots of ad revenue. She also earns income from her own make-up line “Laura Lee Los Angeles”.

Lastly, Laura is making money from her endorsement deals she has from several companies. She creates material about products that the companies send her, and they are paying her thousands of dollars for each post.

A couple of the products she has promoted include Caress, Cover FX, and more.


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Laura Lee is an American star YouTuber who also goes by her full name Laura Ann Lee. In addition to being a YouTube sensation, Laura is a beauty blogger and make-up artist.

She initially caught the attention of others in 2009 when she started uploading beauty videos on her channel “Laura Lee”. Let’s take a closer look at Laura’s net worth, personal life, biography, and career history.

Early Life

Laura Ann Lee’s birthday is September 1, 1988. She was born in Montgomery, Alabama, and she has two older siblings, one sister, and one brother, and they are very supportive of her.

The 5’1″ star’s nickname as a child was Larlar. Laura likes to keep information including the names of her family private so they have not yet been published.


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Personal life

Laura Lee is married to Tyler Williams who is an industrial engineer. They dated for a while before they finally got engaged in 2012. They had a three-year engagement because they waited for Tyler to finish his degree in 2014, and then they had their wedding in 2015.

She introduced him to her audience in the summer of 2015 with a video called “The Husband Tag | Meet My Husband”. He has made appearances in several of her videos. They currently live in Los Angeles, California.

As of right now, the couple does not have any children. Laura’s favorite way to relax and unwind is by cozying up at home while watching a movie on Redbox or Netflix with her husband and cat. Other enjoyable hobbies for her include eating and traveling. She really enjoys the simple life.

In 2018 Lee gained lots of negative publicity when her old tweets from 2012/2013 surfaced. At the time her tweets were of various racist/fat-shaming comments.

This backlash cost her thousands of followers and subscribers all over YouTube, Twitter, and Instagram. She released a “My Apology” video, but it was also criticized and received 10x the amount of dislikes than likes. Lee also lots of money from the backlash.

She was once at 5 million subscribers, but after the tweets surfaced she dropped down to 4.5 million. This sizable loss is worth about $25,000 per year. In addition to that money, stores and brands including Morphe, Boxycharm, Ulta, and ColourPop have all stopped selling her makeup.


Before she became a YouTube star, Laura Lee was a medical assistant in Alabama for a dermatologist. She was also a preschool teacher for a while.

She initially got her start in 2012 when she would post pictures of her looks on the social media platform Instagram.

She started her self-titled YouTube channel on June 2009, but her oldest make-up video “how to: contour and highlight 2013 laura88lee” was uploaded in March 2013.

Since she has been adding make-up tutorials the channel has gained over 4.5 million subscribers. The channel now includes product reviews, make-up tutorials, life hacks, and DIYs.


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A couple of her popular videos are “Eyeshadow Do’s and Don’ts”, “15 Back To School Heatless Hairstyles”, and “DIY Blackhead Mask on my Husband!! OMG”.

Her hairstyles video gained 14.5 million views, making it her most-watched video to date. She has worked with Jeffree Star on various videos. Lee started a second YouTube channel named “Laura Lee Vlogs”. StarCentral Magazine named Lee “Beauty Guru of the Month for October 2014.

In 2015 Laura Lee started he beauty/lifestyle blog “Laura Lee Blogs”. A year later in 2016, she later came out with her own make-up line “Laura Lee Los Angeles”.

This line has lipsticks, eye shadow, eyeliners, and others. Her initial two eye shadow palettes were named “Nudie Patootie” and “Cat’s Pajamas”. NBC’s The Today Show featured her in 2017.

Make-up brands that Lee has worked with include Violet Voss, Too Faced, Benefit Cosmetics, and MAC Cosmetics. In July 2018 she collaborated with “Diff Eyewear” which is a sunglasses startup company.


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Interesting Facts

  • Laura always had a passion for beauty but when she worked as a medical assistant she wasn’t allowed to wear much make-up. When she would finish her shift she’d go home and practice putting on make-up as a creative outlet. She would then post her finished creations online
  • Due to the 2018 backlash about the racist/fat-shaming tweets, Laura’s mother started to receive death threats over the phone from people. In addition to Laura’s apology, she was asking her fans to just blame her and please keep her family out of it.
  • Aside from being a make-up guru, Laura Lee also has a strong interest in style and fashion.
  • Laura says one of the most misunderstood concepts of being a beauty vlogger is that it is a simple task. The truth is there’s lots of meetings, events, editing, props, and creative thinking that goes into the work, and it’s hard to stay ahead.


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Favorite Quotes from Laura Lee

“It just breaks my heart into a million pieces. I’m so sorry for anyone that’s been hurt through this, anyone.”
“Being on YouTube requires thick skin but if you believe in yourself those words can’t hurt you.”
“The most interesting people I’ve met are my YouTube family. Meeting supporters is the most heart-warming feeling in the world. Words cannot describe it.”


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Tips for success from Laura Lee

  1. Laura Lee says if she could speak to her younger self she would advise herself to be as weird as she could and accept it. She would suggest that she be herself 100 percent of the time. She thinks being yourself can probably get you pretty far in life.
  2. Laura says people today are under this impression that plastic surgery is necessary if they want a body that will “fit in”, and they need it to boost their confidence and make them feel beautiful. She says this is not necessary, and people should embrace their natural body and feel pride no matter their size or shape.