Dominique Capraro is Michelle Phan’s boyfriend who is actually from Visp, Switzerland. He is a model and famously known for his YouTube star girlfriend Michelle Phan.
Dominique is former Mr Switzerland runner up and got his entry into the United States fashion world when he signed for Jaffa Models in Chicago. Jaffa Models is a famous modelling agency in the United States, originated from Chicago.
Dominique Capraro Wiki
He was born on May 16, 1988 in Visp, Switzerland. Previously before fame, he was an art student and went for dance classes. He moved to Los Angeles after he fell in love with Michelle Phan. Michelle Phan’s boyfriend Dominique Capraro has an Italian father and Swisss / Austrian mother.
The couple started dating in 2010 and their relationship has been a good example of celebrity relationship. While many celebrities’s relationship does not last for longer time, the couple have been perfect example of love.
The two met when he was offered a lead role in a short film for a French brand Lancome. The short movie commercial had Michelle Phan by his side and the couple got to work closely through same commercial. The movie got more than 1.5 million views on YouTube in just two weeks.
Capraro, who makes video along with Michelle on her YouTube channel says that he wanted to be behind camera in Switzerland but it was not possible according to him. He said that he had so many people ready to help him, but it was not just possible, that was why he moved to Los Angeles. He has informed he was in LA back when he was 19 years old when he attended a theater school there.
Here are some facts about the Swiss model who is also Michelle Phan boyfriend.
He was born on May 16, 1988 and his birth sign is Taurus.
He is runner up in Mr. Switzerland.
He has been dating Phan since 2010 when they met in Paris, France. He then moved to the United States of America to be with Michelle and try his career in modelling.
He was an art student and dancer before he came in fame.
He signed with Jaffa Models in Chicago which is a modelling agency.
He has an Instagram page, which is not verified to be his official page. The page has 129 thousands followers and is a private page. This means only the followers of the page could see his activities on the page.
Michelle Phan Facts
Over the past decade, Michelle Phan has gone from a college student to a Millionaire star and has been a head of multimillionaire make up company. She has been able to market her business and her life has taken an up-sell after running a widely popular channel in YouTube.
Her YouTube channel, which is official has more than 8 million followers. Her most popular video on YouTube is barbie transformation tutorial video which has along more than 65 million views on the second most popular search engine. Her channel has more than 1.2 billion total views on Youtube.
Additionally she has good number of social media followers. With 2.2 million followers on Instagram and 807 thousands followers on her official Twittter account, she has nice number of fan following. Additionally she has 3.1 million fans following her in Facebook.
Beside Michelle Phan boyfriend and her information about YouTube, here are some lesser known facts about Capraro’s boyfriend that you might not know.
She makes more than 3 Million United States dollar every year. According to a ranking from Forbes, it is estimated that she brought a total of $3 Million in a year. Her majority of income comes from her YouTube account which has more than 8.8 million fans in total. However YouTube is just one of her income source. She has started a beauty and makeup subscription service called Ipsy. It is estimated that Ipsy has more than 1.5 million subscribers and the cost of subscription is normally $10 per user. According to Forbes, the company is rated half a million dollar.
Her mother Immigrated from Vietnam to the United States. Phan has always credited her mother when it comes about inspiration. According to Al Jazeera, Michelle’s mother fled the country in boat while being shot at. Michelle has also revealed that her mother had no more than $20 when she came to the United States and could not speak English. This made life harder for her mother.
She says that her mother became a beautician and did nail for other women in the United States. She could observe that how being a beautician, her mother could influence people without even knowing the language. That was the reason why she choose being beautician as her career.
She was working in restaurant as a hostess before she applied for a job as a beautician saleswomen. She applied in a mall to work with Lancome, but was refused due to lack of sales experience. Then she decided to start her own make up blog, which took the form of adding video tutorial. She started a YouTube channel and started to get good response in the form of views and comment in just two weeks.
Back in 2014, she was sued for using a music from ultra music without their permission. Although she refused the claim and said that she got permission from the manager in the form of email exchange. However ultra music took down some of her videos from YouTube. The lawsuit was settled in August 2015, however the terms and details of agreement was never disclosed.
Michelle Phan boyfriend Capraro has been very close to Michelle. Usually he is the man behind the camera. Her boyfriend Dominique Capraro has been featured very often in her video, but later in January 2016, Phan said that she would no longer feature her video. It was not because the couple broke up or they had any difficulties in their relationship. But it was because she said she was mature and wanted to keep her life private. She also says that she loves her boyfriend and no one makes her feel special as he does, however she is not just ready to start a family soon.