Safiya Nygaard is an American YouTuber, actress, comedian, and writer. She initially rose to fame for her stint with the internet media company BuzzFeed. She is also famous for playing the role of The Investigative Reporter in Escape the Night.
She was born Safiya Jaffer Nygaard on the 16th of July 1992, in Santa Clara, California, United States of America. She is currently 27 years old. Her mother is an Indian named Mumtaz Nygaard while her father is Danish.
For education, Whitney M. Young Magnet High School from where she completed her graduation in 2011. Later, she attended Stanford University.
Professional Career, Youtuber
She was a fan of pop culture and developed an interest in arts and theatre at a young age. She worked as a Library intern at Victory Gardens Theatre while at Standford. In addition, she also worked as a sales assistant at Abercrombie and Fitch.
In November 2011, she create her self-titled YouTube channel and poste her first video titled ‘Safiya Nygaard Demo Reel 2014’, in December 2014, which is a compilation of her acting from stage productions.
Safiya work as a writer, director, and producer of a web series called Tiger Dad Comedy after graduating from college which was very successful in its time. In 2015, she joined Buzzfeed and worked with then for two years.
She appeared in ‘Ladylike’, a new series that she co-created with Fredricka Ransome. However, she left Buzzfeed in January 2017 and began her new journey as a fulltime YouTuber.
She often uploads videoes related to fashion, beauty, makeup, food adventures, travel, challenge videos, lifestyle and many more.
She has an estimated net worth of around $2.5 million USD and she has accumulated that sum of money from her career. According to Social Blade, her income form YouTube ranges from $9.6K – $153.6K monthly and $115.2K – $1.8M annually.
Is Safiya Nygaard married?
Safiya is currently in a relationship. She is engage to her long-time boyfriend Tyler Williams who is also a YouTuber as well as the founder and CEO of Nextbeat. They met for the first time studying at Stanford University and began dating after graduating from college. The pair have been dating since 2015 and got engaged in December of 2018. However, data regarding their marriage has not been confirmed yet.