Gigi Gorgeous is a YouTube star, transgender activist, author, television personality, actress, model, and LGBTQ icon. She has nearly 8 million followers on her social platforms and nearly half a billion views on her popular YouTube channel. Born Gregory Lazzarato and raised outside of Toronto, Canada, Gigi was a nationally recognized champion diver. In 2008, Gigi’s rise to fame began when she created her YouTube channel, posting beauty, fashion, and makeup tutorial videos as a Toronto high school student while encouraging her viewers to speak out in the face of bullies and harassment. At the age of 19, she appeared on her YouTube channel and came out as a gay man. Gigi, who was born Gregory Lazzarato, came out as a transgender woman in 2013; a year later, she legally changed her name to Giselle Loren Lazzarato.
Gigi Gorgeous Walk at NY Fashion Week
Gigi Gorgeous walks the “Red Dress Collection show”, NY Fashion Week and vlogs her eventful runway day.
Gigi Gorgeous Transgender Model
Gigi, who was born Gregory Lazzarato, came out as a transgender woman in 2013 and at 19 years old, is explaining to millions of viewers how it came to be. “I’ve had to go through some pretty scary things surgically in my life, but it just seemed so hard to overcome and intimidating, and it was like body mutilation,” she shares on her YouTube channel.