Wengie is a beauty blogger that had humble beginnings. She was born on January 9, 1986 in Guangzhou, China. She was raised by her grandparents and nanny until she was 4. At that point she moved to Melbourne, Australia to reunited with her parents. She cried because she did not recognize them. She went to school for accounting and got a job, which she later resigned. She worked as a social media consultant, but then started her own blog about beauty and fashion. She started a Youtube channel to go with her blog. She quit her job in 2014 to pursue her Youtube channel full-time.