The creation of the internet not only redefined how we interacted with ourselves, but it also created new professions and previously non-existing opportunities. One of those is cosplaying, which is the act of dressing up as a fictional character, often from video games and/or anime. The rise of cosplaying has coincided with the rise in the popularity of video games and a number of people have taken advantage of this to establish a professional career, one of whom is Kaitlyn Siragusa.
For gamers and anime enthusiasts, the name Kaitlyn Siragusa might not ring a bell because she is more popularly known as Amouranth and she is a talented woman who is a video game streamer, cosplayer, costume designer and a model. Simply put, there is plenty to learn about her and we will tell you all just that below.
Kaitlyn Siragusa Biography
Kaitlyn Siragusa has been able to build an online presence that has translated into offline recognition with economic impact. Her life began on the 2nd of December, 1993 in Houston, Texas as the daughter of parents whose identities have so far been kept away from the media.
As far as details regarding her childhood days, siblings and education history is concerned, Kaitlyn has managed to keep a good lid on information regarding them, limiting her relationship with her fans and the media to her cosplaying and modeling career.
While she was in high school, Kaitlyn Siragusa, who is more recognized online as Amouranth, began to dive into the world of cosplaying, teaching herself how to design and sew costumes. Her skills quickly gained the recognition of established art houses like Houston Grand Opera and Houston Ballet who subsequently employed her skills in their costuming departments.
While she worked for both art houses, she continued to build an online presence, across all major social media platforms from Instagram to Twitter, YouTube, Facebook, Twitch and on Patreon. Across her social media platforms, she has over 3 million followers and fans combined. On Patreon, where fans pay for her cosplaying pictures, she has over 1000 patrons.
With her increasing popularity, Kaitlyn Siragusa decided to establish her own company A Charmed Affair as a character company in service of children’s entertainment. The company has featured on local news stations in her home state, Texas and on national television via TLC’s The Little Couple.
The world of cosplaying requires appearing at multiple events and Kaitlyn has made a point of attending several of them all over the world, from comic book conventions to Twitch Conventions to Cosplaying conventions.
Net Worth and Salary
In the world of cosplay, which is a multimillion-dollar industry, stars like Amouranth are at the higher end of the income ladder. Industry analysis suggests that the average cosplayer earns between $18,000 to $36,000 per year with popular cosplayers like Amie Lynn and Jessica Nigri, earning as much as $180,000 to $290,000 annually. With Kaitlyn Siragusa in a similar bracket, there is no doubt she earns very well in six figures.
As for her net worth, with her annual revenue from her cosplaying ventures to the revenue from her company, A Charmed Affair, Kaitlyn Siragusa, without a doubt has a net worth up north of $500,000.
Kaitlyn Siragusa’s Boyfriend
The relationship status of Kaitlyn Siragusa has been the subject of controversy for a while. There has been speculation of her being a married woman, to a man named Nick Lee. She has also been rumored to be in a relationship with another man named Matt Barr but so far, none of the rumors have been confirmed by the cosplayer, who has chosen to keep details of her personal life away from her fans and the media.
Being a cosplayer requires ingenuity and the physical body build to pull off the representative designs of various fictional characters. One of the reasons Kaitlyn Siragusa has been one of the popular names in the cosplaying community is how the marriage between her body and her designs have created lifelike images of various characters.
She has a height of 5 feet 4 inches with an appropriate body weight that is defined with a body measurement of 34-24-35 inches, measuring her bust, waist, and hips respectively. Along with her white skin, she has noticeable features like grey eyes and ever-changing hair color.