If you are familiar with YouTube, you must have come across the name Nikita Nguyen, a popular United States YouTuber, make-up artist and more.
Nikita Nguyen (born January 31, 1996), addressed as Nikita Dragun, is a multifaceted YouTuber, make-up artist, model, and social media personality from the United States.
A transgender American cosmetics artist and beauty expert, she goes by the online identity Mama Dragun (also known as Nyc Dragun). Because of her candor regarding her gender transition from male to female, she is regarded as a young figure for transgender individuals.
With over 3.65 million subscribers, Nikita Dragun‘s YouTube channel predominantly features cosmetic tips, vlogs, challenges, and motivational videos about her transition.
In addition to being an LGBT activist, she claims that after going through her transition, she became aware of the regular gender bias that women face. Nikita Dragun has more than 8.4 million Instagram fans, which shows how well-liked she is there as well.
|Wiki Facts & About Data|
|Full Name:||Nikita Nguyen|
|Stage Name:||Nikita Dragun, Mama Dragun|
|Born:||31 January 1996 (age 26 years old)|
|Place of Birth:||Belgium|
|Parents:||Mr. & Mrs. Nguyen|
|Siblings:||Vincarlo Nguyen, Allegrah Nguyen Capri, Taliah Nguyen Marriott|
|Husband • Spouse:||Not Married|
|Boyfriend • Partner:||Harry Jowsey (rum.), Oscar Utierre (ex.), Michael Yerger (ex.), Chase Stobbe (ex.)|
|Occupation:||YouTuber • TV Personality|
|Net Worth:||US$3 million|
Early Life & Education
Mama Dragun, also known as Nikita Dragun, was born in Springfield, Virginia, United States, on January 31, 1996. Her mother is a Mexican citizen, while her father is Vietnamese. Her parents are Mr. & Mrs. Nguyen.
She has a brother named Vincarlo Nguyen and two sisters named Allegrah Nguyen Capri and Taliah Nguyen Marriott.
Nikita Dragun was taught as a male vocalist in the classroom, but she plans to retrain to recover her voice following the shift. 2014 saw her enroll in a four-year program at the Los Angeles Fashion Institute of Design & Merchandising.
Nikita Dragun first appeared on the photo-sharing website Instagram, where she cultivated a very polished persona. She was a frequent YouTube user who believed she could succeed there as well, bringing her polished persona. She avoided discussing her sexuality initially because she believed that her fans would recognize her change.
Additionally, Mama Dragun has served as a model for Jeffree Star Cosmetics. In September 2017, she revealed her first-ever partnership with a company and debuted her line of three wigs from Bellami Hair, Saphira, Khaleesi, and Cassie.
She announced the launch of Dragun Beauty in March 2019. The transgender population is the primary target market for cosmetic products.
Additionally, Nikita Dragun was a part of the Snapchat docuseries Nikita Unfiltered. The docuseries, which followed Nikita Dragun‘s extraordinary life trajectory and her notoriety as a trans woman, debuted on March 21, 2020.
Mama Dragun enjoyed dressing up and playing with dolls as a young girl. When she lined up with the females in her first physical education class rather than the boys and insisted on wearing shorts with side cuts, her mother realized something was wrong with her.
She began saving money for her transition when she was just eight years old after watching a documentary about transgender people. She was so androgynous at the end of high school that she was at the peak of being gay.
Nikita Dragun initially believed herself to be gay because LGBT problems are taboo. It wasn’t until she was older that she understood she was a woman stuck in a man’s body. She decided to transition after finding it uncomfortable to use the men’s restroom but was hesitant because of her strict upbringing. Her parents, though, were highly supportive of her choice.
Nikita Dragun had never encountered a transgender person in her life while growing up in Virginia. Still, after opening up on YouTube, she began receiving helpful advice from individuals worldwide, making her believe in the site’s power.
She relocated to Los Angeles in the middle of 2015 as she began to become well-known on YouTube, where she met more LGBT members who inspired her.
She made the decision to be authentic on her YouTube channel and share her story to inspire others. As a result, on July 22, 2018, Nikita Dragun uploaded a video to YouTube with the subject Have I Gotten THE Surgery…, in which she discussed hormone replacement therapy, had surgery to alter her appearance, and even demonstrated staples being removed from her skull.
Nikita Dragun previously had a romantic relationship with Oscar Utierre, a fashion designer.
She has two dragon tattoos on her chest and back and an Arabic inscription that reads “dragon” on her wrist.
Nikita Dragun has also dated Michael Yerger, Harry Jowsey, and Chase Stobbe.
The transgender YouTuber Nikita Dragun is Belgian-American and has a US$3 million net worth.
- Instagram: @NikitaDragun
- Twitter: @NikitaDragun
- TikTok: @nikitadragun
- YouTube: Nikita Dragun