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List of famous male makeup artists, listed by their level of prominence with photos when available. This greatest male makeup artists list contains the most prominent and top males known for being makeup artists. There are thousand of males working as makeup artists in the world, but this list highlights only the most notable ones. Historic makeup artists have worked hard to become the best that they can be, so if you're a male aspiring to be a makeup artist then the people below should give you inspiration.

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While this isn't a list of all male makeup artists, it does answer the questions "Who are the most famous male makeup artists?" and "Who are the best male makeup artists?"
Jeffree Star is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Male Makeup Artists
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Jeffrey Lynn Steininger, better known by his stage name Jeffree Star, is an American model, fashion designer, makeup artist, DJ, and singer-songwriter residing in Beverly Hills, California. He started his music career on MySpace with over 25 million plays on his self-released music. He is known for ...more

Age: 30

Birthplace: California, United States of America

Profession: Fashion designer, Musician, Singer-songwriter, Model, Actor, + more

Credits: Hella Crazy, Turn the Beat Around, What Now, LA Ink

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#21 on The Greatest LA Drag Queens

#16 on Greatest Alternative Drag Queens of All Time

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Jay Manuel is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Male Makeup Artists
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Jay Manuel is a Canadian American make-up artist. He is most recognizable as the director of photo shoots on the popular reality television show America's Next Top Model. Manuel is also the host and lead judge of the second and third cycle of Canada's Next Top Model, a spin-off to the original. ...more

Age: 44

Birthplace: Springfield, USA, Illinois

Profession: Art Director, Model, Photographer, Makeup Artist

Credits: America's Next Top Model, Fashion Police, Degrassi Takes Manhattan, Operation Fabulous, Canada's Next Top Model, + more

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#62 on The Hottest Silver Foxes

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Kevyn Aucoin is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Male Makeup Artists
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Kevyn James Aucoin was an American make-up artist, photographer and author. ...more

Age: Died at 40 (1962-2002)

Birthplace: Shreveport, Louisiana, United States of America

Profession: Actor, Photographer, Makeup Artist

Credits: Zoolander, The Intern

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Stan Winston is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Male Makeup Artists
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Stanley "Stan" Winston was an American television and film special make-up effects creator. He was best known for his work in The Thing, the Terminator series, the first three Jurassic Park films, Aliens, the first two Predator films, Iron Man, Edward Scissorhands, and Avatar. He won four Academy ...more

Age: Died at 62 (1946-2008)

Birthplace: USA, Virginia, Richmond

Profession: Television producer, Film Producer, Screenwriter, Film Director, Makeup Artist

Credits: Wrong Turn, Pumpkinhead, Hellraiser: Deader, Teenage Caveman, Mermaid Chronicles Part 1: She Creature, + more

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