Safiya Nygaard Bio, Age, Height, Ethnicity, Net Worth, Boyfriend, Parents

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Safiya Nygaard is an American born YouTuber, writer, actress, comedian and video producer who is well known for her time in BuzzFeed where she made videos on informative topics that covered politics, business, animals and do-it-yourself ideas. She is also famous for being an internet fashion designer and a Vlogger.

Find here, all the interesting information there is to know about her, starting with her bio; age and ethnicity, family, boyfriend, education, career, net worth and her height.

Bio, Age, Ethnicity

Safiya was born on  July 16, 1992, in Chicago, Illinois. She is of Caucasian, Hispanic, South Asian, Native American and Middle Eastern descent and a Muslim by faith. Growing up and up till now, she is a fan of Harry Potter like most young persons her age, she loves pop culture and is remarkably creative to be known for what she does today.

Family: Parents, Boyfriend

Not much information is known about who her parents are other than the fact that her mother’s name is Mumtaz Nygaard. It is not known whether she has siblings or not. This is typical of most young celebrities who carved out a niche for themselves on the internet. However, with time as she continues to grow her career, we expect that a lot more authentic and verified information about her family background will be made public.


While it is unknown who the members of Safiya Nygaard’s family are, it is a publicly known fact that she is dating Tyler Williams who she met in college immediately after graduating from high school. They are reported to always visit and hang out in Disneyland California, for every event of their anniversary.

The two are very much still together and there are no rumours about their breaking up or having a hard time in their relationship with each other.


Safiya who is addressed in full as Safiya Jaffer Nygaard studied (2007) at Whitney M. Young Magnet high school where she graduated in 2010. In high school, she was active in the group ‘The Young Company and CPS Advanced Arts Education Programme in Theatre Arts. After high school, she proceeded to study at Stanford University in 2010 and graduated with a B.A in Drama, English in 2014. As expected, her flair for entertainment didn’t go down in college as she was head of Ram’s Theatrical Society: Gaities head writer, director and assistant producer at various times.

Safiya Nygaard’s Career

After college, Safiya started her web series which she titled Tiger Dad Comedy. She wrote, directed and produced the content of the comedy series which was very successful in its time. She later joined BuzzFeed in 2015 as a video production intern and subsequently grew to a video fellow and video producer in the company within the same year she started working with them.

Her time in BuzzFeed saw her work as a co-founding member and co-creator of the series Ladylike which was instrumental in helping the BuzzFeedYellow channel reach a subscriber base of 1.7 million active subscribers at the time.

Safiya was with BuzzFeed for 2 years before she departed on January 27, 2017. She made the announcement to her fans through her Instagram account and disclosed that she will be working full-time on her personal YouTube account from henceforth, making posts every Monday, Wednesday and Friday weekly.

On YouTube, she uploads videos on Tuesdays, Thursdays, and Saturdays which was quite different from what her fans were expecting. However, this has not made her unpopular on the platform, rather, she enjoys a loyal subscriber base of over 4.1 million with millions and millions of views on her videos. Her videos on YouTube are mainly about fashion, beauty and related contents. She also does video DIY’s tutorials and challenges.


This multitalented YouTuber has also been making notable appearances in Hollywood. She appeared in TMI (2015) and was also in the making of Revenge of the Commodes episode for Bitch Please (2015) as a production assistant.

Net Worth of Safiya Nygaard

Safiya Jaffer’s net worth is not yet precisely known. However available estimates put her net worth around $500, 000.

What is Her Height?

She has an hourglass shape which is noticeable, standing at 5 feet 10 inches or 1.78 meters.

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