Safiya Nygaard is an American-born YouTuber, writer, actress, comedian, and video producer known for her time at BuzzFeed, where she made videos on informative topics such as politics, economics, animals, and do-it-yourself ideas. She is also known as an internet fashion designer and vlogger.
Here you will find all the interesting information there is to know about her, starting with her biography; age and ethnicity, family, boyfriend, education, career, net worth, and size.
Safiya Nygaard Bio, Age, Ethnicity
Safiya was born on 16 July 1992 in Chicago, Illinois. She is of Caucasian, Hispanic, South Asian, Indian, and Middle Eastern descent and is a Muslim by faith. As an adolescent and to this day she is a fan of Harry Potter, like most young people her age, she loves pop culture and is remarkably creative to be known for what she does today.
Family: Parents, Boyfriend
Not much information is known about who her parents are, except that her mother’s name is Mumtaz Nygaard. It is not known whether she has brothers and sisters or not. This is typical of most young celebrities who have carved out a niche for themselves on the Internet. However, as she continues to develop her career, we expect to see much more authentic and verified information about her family background published.
While it is not known who the members of Safiya Nygaard’s family are, it is a publicly known fact that she is dating Tyler Williams, whom she met immediately after graduating high school in college. It is reported that they always go to Disneyland California and hang out there for every occasion of their anniversary.
The two are still very close, and there are no rumors of them breaking up or having a difficult time in their relationship.
Safiya, who is referred to fully as Safiya Jaffer Nygaard, studied (2007) at Whitney M. Young Magnet High School, where she graduated in 2010. In high school, she was active in the group “The Young Company and CPS Advanced Arts Education Programme in Theatre Arts”. After high school, she continued her studies at Stanford University in 2010 and graduated with a B.A. in Drama, English in 2014. As expected, her flair for entertainment was not lost in college, as she was the director of Ram’s Theatrical Society: Gaities was at various times head writer, director, and production assistant.
Safiya Nygaard’s Career
After college Safiya started her web series, which she called Tiger Dad Comedy. She wrote, directed, and produced the content of the comedy series, which was very successful in its time. She later joined BuzzFeed in 2015 as a video production intern, and within the same year that she started working with BuzzFeed, she became the company’s video colleague and video producer.
During her time at BuzzFeed, she co-founded and co-created the Ladylike series, which helped the BuzzFeedYellow channel reach a subscriber base of 1.7 million active subscribers at the time.
Safiya was with BuzzFeed for 2 years before she left on January 27, 2017. She made the announcement to her fans through her Instagram account and announced that she would be working full-time on her personal YouTube account from now on and would post weekly on Monday, Wednesday, and Friday.
On YouTube, she uploads videos on Tuesdays, Thursdays, and Saturdays, which was very different from what her fans expected. However, this has not made her unpopular on the platform, but she enjoys a loyal subscriber base of over 4.1 million with millions of views of her videos. Her videos on YouTube are mainly about fashion, beauty, and related content. She also does Video-DIY tutorials and challenges.
This multi-talented YouTuber has also made remarkable appearances in Hollywood. She appeared in TMI (2015) and also worked as a production assistant in the episode “The Revenge of the Chests of Drawers” for Bitch Please (2015).
Net Worth of Safiya Nygaard
The net worth of Safiya Jaffer is not yet known exactly. However, available estimates assume a net worth of around $500,000.
What is Her Height?
She has the shape of an hourglass, which is conspicuous because she is 5 feet 10 inches or 1.78 meters.