Nikki Phillippi – Bio, Camera and Gear


Nikki Phillippi is an American YouTuber, influencer, beauty and lifestyle guru whose YouTube channel as of February 2020, reached 1.3 million subscribers. She was born on May 14, 1987, in California. Nikki, her husband Dan and their newborn son Logan live in Nashville, Tennessee.

Nikki has began her YouTube career in late 2010. In December 2010, she uploaded her first video titled „November Favorites“. After that, Nikki continued sharing lifestyle, beauty and fashion themed videos. She also created makeup and hair tutorials and routines, videos of food preparation and healthy living tips. Her channel also features many sketch videos, Q&A videos and hauls.

On March 1, 2011, Nikki and her husband Dan launched a YouTube channel titled „The Phillippis“ and started posting their personal life vlogs on it. They use it to share vlogs from vacations, festivals, and everyday life. As of February 2020, that channel counts 288K subscribers. Nikki’s main channel has 1.3 million subscribers.

Phillipi also uses social networks to communicate with her followers and to promote makeup, cosmetics, and fashion products for various brands. She runs a self-named blog, where everybody can find makeup, beauty and fashion tips, travel blogs, and clothes and accessories signed by Nikki.

Nikki Phillipi was born and raised in California. Her father’s name is Dirk and her mother name is Susie. She has five years younger sister named Michelle, and seven years younger sister Shayna. She also has younger brother Casey that her parents adopted in 2008.

Nikki was a very creative child. She used her parent’s old camera to make movies with her sisters. She went to private school, but she was bullied by the other kids, so her parents decided on homeschooling.

Nikki was enrolled in dance, singing and acting classes to the local theatre. When she was 14 years old she began teaching dance to the other homeschooled kids. Five years later she got a job as a choreographer in the local dance studio.

In 2008, she started working in a theme park „Six Flags“. Later Phillippi got a job at Universal Studios in Hollywood. After two years of working at Universal Studios, she moved to Singapore. Nikki injured her knee, and she returned to the US. Universal Studios offered her a job of a face character so she can stay in the company, but she wanted to dance.

Since knee injury, she couldn’t perform anymore, so she took acting classes. In 2010, she discovered many opportunities on YouTube and began an amazing web journey.

Nikki met her husband Dan in a church, but he wasn’t interested in her. They met a couple of years later and began dating. After 11 months, Dan asked her to marry him. They got married on February 23, 2008.

In April 2018 they announced that they are trying to adopt a child, but that didn’t go well. So, less than two years later Nikki gave birth to their son Logan.



Nikki uses the Canon EOS 70D camera. We are pretty sure that she has another camera for vlogging, but we couldn’t find which one she uses.


We noticed that she uses Rode VideoMic Pro camera microphone.


Phillippi uses the GorillaPod SLR Zoom camera tripod.


She uses the Neewer Camera Ring Light.

Laptop and Software

Nikki uses Apple MacBook Pro 15 laptop for editing and uploading her videos on YouTube. On the same purpose, she uses Final Cut Pro video editing software.

Home Gear

In her kitchen she uses Chicago Cutlery set of knives. For cleaning the house, Nikki has Dyson Cyclone V10 vacuum cleaner.

Income and Net worth

According to „, “ her main YouTube channel earns between $229 and $3.7K a month which is between $2.7K and $44K a year. Famous YouTuber has an estimated net worth of $1 million.

Social profiles