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Sarai Jones is an American YouTuber, influencer, fashion and makeup guru whose YouTube channel titled „Krazyrayray“ has almost 3.6 million subscribers. Her Instagram profile counts 989K followers. She was born on December 9, 1997, in Seattle, Washington. Sarai lived in Arizona and California, and she currently lives in Seattle.
Her YouTube career started in 2009 when her friend from school told her about the platform. On July 9, 2009, Sarai posted her first video titled „Pizza, Ranch, and Cherry Coke“. After watching videos of Michelle Phan, one of the pioneer Beauty YouTuber, Sarai decided to create videos such as makeup tutorials, room tours, DIY and Q&A videos, vlogs e.t.c.
In July 2011, her channel reached 10,000 subscribers. Two months later, „The Wall Street Journal“ published a story about a teenager that rock the YouTube community. A twelve-year-old has become an internet sensation. In December 2011, the number of her subscribers tripled.
Sarai created her vlog channel titled „HeyItsSarai“, and described it as „the behind the scenes of her life“.
The channel grew as she grew herself, so she enriched it with challenges, stories about her life, „back to school“ and „getting ready“ videos. More and more cosmetics companies recognized the influence that she has among her peers, so she started collaborations with many famous brands.
In January 2017, she teamed up with makeup brand “Eylure” to launch her own custom-created falsies for day and night.
Sarai Jones is born in Seattle to Paul and Nicole Jones. In the video titled „Draw my life“, she described her childhood before YouTube fame. Her family lived in Washington, but her mother wanted to be closer to her sister and brother, so they moved to Arizona.
Unfortunately, her father lost his job so they had to return to Seattle, and live with Sarai`s grandmother. On August 15, 2008, she got a brother named Neiko. A year later she began posting videos on YouTube. In middle school, she spent more time doing videos than studying, so her grades weren’t well.
Her parents noticed that something is going on with her so they took her to the counselor. He helped her to overcome the crisis she was in, and stay positive. A few years later Sarai dropped out of regular school and finished school online.
For a while, she lived in Los Angeles, but she decided to return home because she feels better when her parents are close to her. Sarai was in a relationship with influencer Jaeger Scheppe, but they broke up in 2015. From 2017 to 2018 she dated Jordon Willis.
Sarai uses Canon EOS 5D Mark III DSLR, and Canon EOS 70D camera. She films her vlogs with Canon PowerShot G7X Mark II camera.
Watching her videos we have been noticed that, in the beginning, she used Blue Snowball iCE USB Mic for recording and streaming on PC. She currently uses Rode VideoMic Pro camera microphone.
In 2016 she used Targus 3-Way Panhead Bubble Level tripod, but in some recent videos, she said she uses JOBY GorillaPod Focus tripod.
Since she makes many makeup and skincare tutorials she has to have perfect light. So, she uses the CowboyStudio softbox lighting kit.
Laptop and software
Jones uses an Apple MacBook Pro 15 laptop. For video editing, she uses Final Cut Pro editing software, and for image editing, Sarai uses Adobe Photoshop.
For styling her hair she uses NuMe Flat Iron and Titan 3 Curling Wand from the same brand.
Income and net worth
According to the „Socialblade.com“ YouTube channel titled „Krazyrayray“ earns between $473 and $7.6K a month, and between $5.7K and $90.8K a year. Since she collaborates with many companies which products she promotes on her Instagram profile, that can’t be the only income that she has.
As of February 2020, Sarai Jones has approximate total assets of $800,000.
- YouTube: Krazyrayray @ YouTube
- YouTube: HeyItsSarai @ YouTube
- Instagram: Krazyrayray @ Instagram
- Twitter: Krazyrayray @ Twitter
- Facebook: Krazyrayray @ Facebook