Wayne Goss is a British makeup artist, YouTuber, and entrepreneur who is most well known for his self-titled YouTube channel that has garnered more than 4 million subscribers via makeup tutorials and product review videos. He is known for working as a freelancer and mostly takes bookings when recommended by his existing clients. In 2013, he founded an eponymous makeup brush line, in partnership with the e-commerce site Beautylish. Wayne has a strong fanbase on other social media platforms as well, with more than 150k followers on Twitter and more than 700k followers on Instagram.

Sun Sign



Newport, Wales, United Kingdom

Distinctive Features

  • Gleaming face
  • Side-cropped, wavy hair
  • Affable smile
  • Sports a trimmed beard

Wayne Goss Facts

  1. Born in Bridgwater, Somerset, Wayne was fostered to his maternal uncle and his wife when he was 18 months old. They raised him in Burnham-on-Sea, Somerset.
  2. Although he was interested in makeup as a child, the event that motivated him to pursue a career in the makeup industry was that he suffered from acne when he was 20 years old.
  3. Wayne is primarily self-taught in the field of makeup. He tutored himself in the basics of makeup by reading books from artists such as Way Bandy and Kevyn Aucoin. He then got trained professionally as a makeup artist.
  4. His self-titled YouTube channel, started in 2009, was the most subscribed channel belonging to a male makeup artist in 2015. He started a secondary channel in 2012 to focus more on product reviews and discuss his other interests such as TV shows, films, music, etc. It is titled gossmakeupchat and has garnered more than 500k subscribers.
  5. In 2015, Wayne won the ‘Must-Watch Beauty Vlogger’ award at the Refinery29’s Beauty Innovator Awards.

Featured Image by Wayne Goss / Instagram


Facts of Wayne Alan Goss

  • Gender Male
  • full nameWayne Alan Goss
  • middle nameAlan
  • nicknamesWayne
  • birthplaceBridgwater, Somerset, England, United Kingdom
  • Date of Birth March 04, 1978
  • Age 43 years 8 months
  • Horoscope Pisces
  • Lucky Number 5
  • Lucky Stone Aquamarine
  • Lucky Color Sea Green
  • Best Match for Marriage Cancer, Scorpio
  • ethnicity / ethnic backgroundBritish
  • nationalityAmerican
  • gayyes
  • net worth$1.1 Million
  • professionMakeup Artist, YouTuber, Entrepreneur
  • weight75 kg or 165.5 lbs
  • height6 ft or 183 cm
  • hair colorLight Brown
  • eye colorLight Green
  • body type / buildAthletic
  • motherBernie Goss
  • fatherAlan Goss
  • brothersPaul Goss

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