Last Updated: October 19, 2023
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Category:
Richest BusinessExecutives
Net Worth:
$560 Million
Birthdate:
Oct 2, 1983 (40 years old)
Birthplace:
Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, U.S.
Profession:
Makeup artist
Nationality:
American
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What is Huda Kattan's net worth?

Huda Kattan is an American entrepreneur, makeup artist, and beauty blogger who has a net worth of $560 million. Huda Kattan earned her fortune as the founder of the cosmetics line Huda Beauty.

She is popular on the social media platform Instagram, where she has amassed over 50 million followers. Among her other activities, Kattan starred alongside her family in the Facebook Watch reality series "Huda Boss."

Early Life and Education

Huda Kattan was born on October 2, 1983 in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma as one of four children of Iraqi parents. Her siblings are Alya, Mona, and Khalid. The family later moved to Cookeville, Tennessee, and then to Dartmouth, Massachusetts. For her higher education, Kattan attended the University of Michigan–Dearborn, where she studied finance.

Career Beginnings

In 2006, Kattan moved to Dubai with her father when her father landed a job as a teacher there. A few years later, she moved to Los Angeles, California to study makeup. Kattan had a number of celebrity clients as a makeup artist in LA, including Eva Longoria and Nicole Richie. Returning to Dubai, she became a makeup artist for Revlon. In the spring of 2010, upon the advice of one of her sisters, Kattan launched a beauty blog through WordPress called Huda Beauty. On the site, she posts makeup tutorials, tips, and hacks.

Huda Kattan Net Worth

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Huda Beauty

Using the name of her blog, Kattan launched a cosmetics line in 2013 called Huda Beauty. Her first products were false eyelashes, which she created with her sisters Mona and Alya. The eyelashes were sold through Sephora. Thanks in part to Kim Kardashian's use of the product, the false eyelashes were a big hit. Huda Beauty eventually expanded to offer other products, such as liquid lipsticks, lip liners, foundations, concealers, and eye shadow palettes. The company also offers various skincare products through its WISHFUL line, and fragrances through its Kayali line.

Social Media

Bolstered by the success of her beauty blog and cosmetics company, Kattan has become popular on the social media platform Instagram. Called one of the "ten most powerful influencers in the world of beauty" by Forbes magazine, and named on Time magazine's list of "The 25 Most Influential People on the Internet," she has accumulated over 50 million Instagram followers. In 2021, Kattan was ranked number one on Cosmetify's Beauty Influencer Rich List.

Elsewhere in the world of social media, Kattan starred alongside her family in the original Facebook Watch reality series "Huda Boss." The show, which premiered in 2018, documents the personal and professional life of Kattan as she runs her family-owned company Huda Beauty. In addition to the Kattan family, the series features Huda executive assistant Stacey Crossley, marketing manager Sabine KĂĽhn, and celebrity skin expert Jamie Sherrill, among others.

Philanthropy and Activism

Kattan has been involved in many philanthropic endeavors through Huda Beauty. In 2020, the company donated $500,000 to the NAACP Legal Defense and Educational Fund, and in 2021 donated $100,000 to the COVID-19 relief fundraiser Help India Breathe. Kattan has also donated meals through her company, and has been involved in efforts to support the Asian-American community.

Personal Life

In 2009, Kattan married Christopher Goncalo, whom she had first met at the University of Michigan–Dearborn. Together, they have a daughter named Nour. The family resides in Dubai.

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