Since YouTube became a viable route to achieving fame and making significant income, it has seen a meteoric rise in the number of people joining the platform in order to become YouTube stars. While many of them have failed to achieve this, getting lost in the crowd of several aspiring YouTubers, a few of them like Alva Jay, a Beauty and Lifestyle YouTuber, have stood out with interesting and unique content.
Alva Jay began her journey on YouTube in 2011 and has since carved a piece of the large YouTube audience share for herself with over 200,000 subscribers and several million views. In this article, we’ll explore who she is, her YouTube career and everything you need to know about her.
Alva Jay’s Biography, Age
Alva Jay was born on the 19th of May, 1993 in Southern California, United States. Details of her childhood, such as her parents’ identities are not known but it is certain that she was born to American-Mexican parents. Details about other parts of her life such as her high school education and college education all remain outside the knowledge of the media.
Nevertheless, YouTube became the climbing ladder for Alva Jay who from obscurity to fame after she uploaded her first video in 2011. Having made the decision to focus her YouTube videos in her area of interest which was beauty and fashion, she uploaded her first video titled Random Makeup in 2011. She has since uploaded over 220 videos and has garnered over 14 million views with a subscriber base of over 250 thousand users.
Her channel, Alva Velasco is focused on makeup tutorials, fashion tips and other lifestyle-related projects, including shopping ideas and fitness. She also regularly partners with other YouTubers, such as Peter Pratts, whom she made the popular video, Kylie Jenner 2015 Makeup Tutorial with.
Outside of YouTube, her beauty and fashion interest have further made her an attractive destination for brands who wish to advertise their products, particularly on Instagram (@alvajay) where she has over 970 thousand followers. She also has a significant reach on other platforms like Twitter where she has over 20 thousand followers.
Furthermore, when she is not in front of the camera making videos for her audience, she works in her father’s shop as a jewelry designer. She is also an entrepreneur with her own clothing line, a range of T-shirts which are sold on her personal website, alva-jay.com.
Married – Husband
For popular YouTubers, it is common to expect their lives to standout in an unexpected manner but no one could have expected that Alva Jay got married at the age of 18. She has been married to Ruben Hernandez since she was 18 years old. Although he features a lot in her Instagram posts, very little is known of her husband and their relationship history.
Questions like how did they meet and why did they marry so early remain unanswered due to her decision to keep her personal life private. So far, all we know is that they have no child together and they currently reside in Las Vegas.
Height and Body Measurement
When you are in the beauty and fashion industry, looking good is not only a healthy decision but a professional one and Alva Jay has been able to maintain an attractive body via a series of exercises and regular gym visits she has documented in several of her YouTube and Instagram posts.
The YouTuber has a fit and toned body with a height of 5 feet 7 inches and an accompanying body weight of 55kg. Her body measurement, which defines her curves are measured as 34, 24 and 35 inches for her chest, waist and hip sizes respectively.
Additionally, Alva Jay, whilst she can be found wearing colored wigs, has natural brown colored hair with brown eyes. In all, the Insta star is a sight to behold.
Other Facts About Alva Jay
Alva Jay, who has been on YouTube since 2011 and has an estimated income of $600 per YouTube video and an estimated net worth of $400,000.
Her favorite color is black while her food is salad and vegetable soup.