It is easy to communicate and defend when you have a voice. But what would you do if that was the very thing you lack. Many would have succumbed to depression and given in but not Chella Man. This man has no words like ‘giving up’ in his dictionary.
You guys might be wondering, just who is he? Well, for your information, he is an American YouTuber, actor, artist, model, and activist. Not just an LGBTQ activist, but Man also speaks for the deaf and people of color. Intriguing, isn’t it? Without wasting any more time, let’s get to know about his vibrant individual, shall we?
But first some facts about him.
Chella Man: Quick Facts
November 26, 1998
Central Pennsylvania, US
5 feet 10 inches(177 cm)
YouTuber, Actor, Model, Artist, Activist
YouTube, Instagram, Twitter
Age, Height, and Measurements: How Old Is Chella Man?
Talking about his age, the young Chella was born in the year 1998, which means he is 21 years as of now. Also, the YouTuber celebrates his birthday every year on the 26th of November. And he was born under the sign of Sagittarius.
Moving on, this outspoken man stands at the height of 5 feet 10 inches(177 cm) while his weight is still unknown. However, there is no doubt that Chella has an athletic body that he maintains with rigorous training and workout routines.
Also, the 21-year-old usually updates workout vlogs on his YouTube channel. Aside from his chiseled body, Chella has stunning brown eyes and short black hair.
Early Life and Education: What Ethnicity Is Chella Man?
At such a young age, Chella has achieved many things as a media personality and an activist. Born in the small town of Central Pennsylvania, Chella is of Jewish and Chinese descent.
Similarly, Man was raised by his Jewish mother and Chinese father. From an early age, this young man has lived a tough life. Man began losing his hearing at the age of four. By the age of 13, Man was profoundly deaf.
However, at the age of 14, Man received his first Cochlear implant and second at the age of 16. Many might not know, but the implant does not restore one’s hearing ability completely.
As for his education, the active YouTuber is currently enrolled in The New School located in Manhattan. He is studying virtual reality programming at the moment.
Chella Man: Face of A Movement- Who Is He?
Chella is someone who took the social media platform by storm with her direct and unfiltered vlogs. He is mostly recognized as a YouTuber, which he created in March 2017 to share his personal experience regarding gender dysphoria.
Looking back, Chella, despite being born as a female, suffered from gender dysphoria from childhood. And finally, after years of suffering, Man began gender transitioning using testosterone. Likewise, all of the process and his journey as a transgender person is recorded on his official channel.
Aside from being a YouTuber, Chella is also active as an advocate for the deaf, people of color, and LGBTQ community. In an interview with Teen Vogue, Man stated,
“There is an extreme lack of representation for young, deaf, queer, Jewish, Asian, transgender artists…So, I decided to be my own representation.”
Moreover, Man also presented his TedX Talk entitled ‘Becoming Him,’ where he talked about his transition and issued faced by LGBTQ youth and people with disabilities. Nonetheless, Chella’s enthusiasm and vigor have been supported by many.
More Than Just An Activist: Actor and Model
Recently, Chella has been creating a lot of buzz in the media. Because of his increasing popularity, Man signed a contract with IMG, a talent management agency in September 2018. Also, he is the first deaf Jewish-Asian model for them.
Since then, Man has modeled for several magazines, including The Advocate, Bad Hombre, Time Out, and Mission. He has also modeled for brands such as Calvin Klein, Gap, and American Eagle.
Apart from modeling, just last year, Chella announced that he would debut as an actor. He stated that Man would appear as Jericho, a mute crime fighter, for the DC Universe’s digital series, Titans.
Personal Life: What Is Chella Man’s Sexuality? Does He Have a Girlfriend?
Chella Man, who identifies himself as genderqueer/non-binary than trans-man, is in a relationship. Since October of 2016, Chella has been involved with fellow artist and activist MaryV Benoit.
Likewise, the lovey-dovey couple is not scared of sharing their love in public. In fact, Chella’s social media posts are also filled with cute pictures of them together. They have yet to announce their wedding or anything else.
Aside from that, Chella is an artist who can paint and design tattoos. He has few tattoos inked on his body. Also, he has an interest in fashion designing.
Net Worth and Income
As of 2019, this talented young man who is an activist and social media personality have an estimated net worth ranging from $100k to $1 million. He might still be a student,, but Chella makes a significant amount from his profession as a YouTuber.
On top of that, Man also makes extra from his modeling and acting career. Though he has not revealed exactly how much he earns, we assume it is a six-digit figure. Also, with more years to come, Chella’s net worth is bound to increase.