Nikkie Tutorials, real name Nikkie de Jager, looks stunning on the cover The Knot’s fall issue, becoming the first out trans woman to receive that honor in the process.
The YouTube beauty guru and makeup mogul spoke out about her wedding plans and her story of a romantic proposal. She also shared how Dylan, her soon-to be husband, held her hand as she was transgender to the world in 2020.
Nikkie started her YouTube beauty influencer career at the age of 14 and has amassed almost 14 million subscribers. It’s an incredible feat and also a massive audience to come out to, especially before she was totally ready to do so. Her hand was forced when blackmailers threatened to out her as trans; Her response was to post a beautiful and moving video on her channel entitled “I’m Coming Out”. It was brave, and she shared the story. The Knot, Nikkie didn’t have to go through it alone.
“While coming out was one my scariest moments, I had a few rock around me. Dylan was one of them. Because he was so supportive, he was everything I had hoped for. He was there every second. He was with me when I clicked publish on my…