Jen Seidel is best known for her talents as a professional body painter and makeup artist. Seidel is famously known as ‘Jen the Body Painter’ who has gained a massive fan following in her social media accounts for her body painting artworks.
Jen Seidel was born on 24th December 1968 in Baltimore, Maryland, USA, and was raised in Maryland by her mother Linda Seidel. The details regarding her father and her siblings are not made available to the general public. Seidel had completed her education at Baltimore’s Von Lee School of Aesthetics and graduated in the year 1988.
Jen Seidel Career
By the time Jen had graduated from school, her mother Linda Seidel had opened her line of cosmetics for people with disfigurements from burns, scars, birthmarks, vitiligo, surgeries, etc. Jen joined the family business soon after her graduation and soon after she became a freelance makeup artist, illustrator, body paint artist, muralist, and portrait painter.
Her talents in body painting brought fame to her and Seidel received huge fame on YouTube and Instagram followed by extensive national and international coverage which includes sources such as Yahoo Lifestyle, Asbury Park Press, The British Newspaper, and Daily Mirror.
Seidel also published a coffee table book of her works entitled ‘A Body of Work by Jen Seidel’ in 2014.
In the present day, Jen can be seen doing various types of body painting along with her daughter Kennedy, and Seidel gained huge attention in 2019 after she recreated a ‘Bob Ross’ landscape painting on her stomach.
Jen Seidel’s Husband and Children
Jen Sidel is married to self-defense instructor Aiden Walsh. Aiden is popular in social media as Papa Walsh and has a YouTube channel named “Papa Walsh”.
Jen Seidel has got three children, one son named Brandon Walsh and two daughters named Kennedy Clarie Walsh and Claudia Walsh respectively. Kennedy has followed in the footsteps of her mother; she is also an artist and has her own YouTube channel.
Her daughter Kennedy dated a YouTuber named Jerm Bot.
Jen Seidel’s Net Worth and Salary
Jen has been listed as the richest body painter according to various media outlets. Seidel has a net worth estimated to be around USD 1.5 million to USD 2 million. The details of her annual salary have not been released yet.
Awards and Achievements
Although Jen has not received any awards, she has surely received many achievements such as:
- Jen Seidel has accumulated about 521,000 followers on her Instagram page and has over 136,000 subscribers on her YouTube channel as of June 2021.
- Seidel also has launched a charity project called ‘Paint it Forward’ which helps to support poor people.
- Jen also has earned the nickname of ‘Jen the Body Painter’ for being a very talented artist.
Jen Seidel Wiki Facts
|Jen the Body Painter
|December 24, 1968
|Baltimore, Maryland, USA
|5’6” (167.5 cm)
|Body Painter, Artist, Makeup artist
|Brandon, Kennedy, Claudia
|USD 1.5 million to USD 2 million