• Jeff Wittek is a popular hairstylist and barber from Staten Island, New York.
• He rose to fame with his “Behind The Cuts” Tumblr blog and Vine platform, where he went by the name American Jeff.
• He has a YouTube channel with over 1.1 million subscribers and 47 million views.
• He was in a relationship with Cierra Ramirez from 2015-2018.
• His current net worth is estimated to be more than $600,000.


Jeff Wittek Wiki Biogra

Jeff Wittek was born in Staten Island, New York USA, on 15 December 1989, so under the zodiac sign of Sagittarius and holding American nationality – better known online as American Jeff he is a popular hairstylist and a barber, who has worked with some very popular people such as Big Sean and DJ Pauly D.

Early life and education

Jeff hasn’t shared much about his childhood as this is not something he likes to talk about. He is said to have grown up in a middle-class family, and was quite sociable during the years he spent at high school – he was very popular amongst the females of the school thanks to his looks, and he’s said to have dated numerous girls during those four years.


He is somewhat secretive when it comes to his parents, as he hasn’t shared any details of his mother and father with the public. Apparently they were not very supportive of his career online, but got to understand it once Jeff became somewhat popular. Jeff hasn’t talked about having any siblings, which is why he is considered to be an only child.

After he matriculated from a local high school, Jeff did not enroll at college but rather focused on perfecting his skills of a barber and a hairstylist.

Jeff’s online career

Jeff’s career began the moment he launched his “Behind The Cuts” Tumblr blog, which attracted quite a number of people, however, he did not become truly popular until he started using the Vine platform, on which people usually upload short comedy videos, and lip syncing videos. His fame rose very quickly on the platform on which he went by the name American Jeff – he mostly worked alone, but has also collaborated with Anwar Jibawi, Rudy Mancuso, and Christian DelGrosso, who were all very popular on Vine.

Jeff Wittek

After the Vine platform was shut down, Jeff decided to launch his YouTube channel, as he didn’t want to give up his online career – he launched the channel on 8 September 2011 with a short caption reading ‘videos get worse every week’. There are currently more than 1.1 million people subscribed to his channel, which also counts more than 47 million views of all his videos combined. On the channel, he mostly uploads fun content, while a vast majority of his videos are related to hairstyling.

Although he is a not an actor, he has nevertheless appear in the “Declined Credit Card” short movie in 2016, and “Crazy Drug Lord” short comedy film in the same year.

Love life and relationship

Jeff is not very fond of talking about his love life with his fans, but a lot is known about his relationship with Cierra Ramirez as they went official and were dating for quite a long time.

The two started dating in January 2015 after meeting in a club – the two exchanged phone numbers are later went on a date. They seemed to be very happy together and the only difference between them was in height as Jeff is quite tall while Cierra is quite short, but this didn’t seem to bother the two. They dated for three years but both wanted to work on their careers – Jeff was both a YouTuber and a hairstylist, while Cierra was an actor and was working around 15 hours per day. The reason behind their breakup was not jealousy or anything similar, but they simply didn’t have much time to spend together, and therefore split on good terms.

Jeff hasn’t talked about any girls after his breakup with Cierra, and he seems to be completely focused on his career – he is currently single, hasn’t married, and doesn’t have any kids.

Who is Cierra Ramirez?

Cierra Ramirez was born in Houston, Texas on 9 March 1995, so under the zodiac sign of Pisces and holding American nationality – she is popular for her acting career, while she is also a singer. Two of the roles which helped her gain recognition were Mariana Adams Foster in “The Fosters” Freeform TV series, and the same role in the “Good Trouble” spin-off series.

Ramirez spent her entire childhood in Sugar Land, Texas with her father Sonny Ramirez who works as a music producer and a consultant, and her mother who is a kindergarten teacher. She attended Westside High School for two years, before she moved to Los Angeles and continued her education through a home school program.

Cierra launched her acting career thanks to music – she performed the “Apollo Kids Star of Tomorrow” song when she was only 10, which is when she was noticed for the first time. This helped her sign a contract with Empire and Tribe Music Group, and has since performed an opening act for several musical acts such as “Earth, Wind & Fire”, “Chicago”, and “Ruben Studdard”. She has so far released only one extended play, on 20 June 2016 entitled “Discreet”.

She won her first recurring role in 2007 when she was 12, in “The Suite Life of Zack & Cody” Disney Channel series – playing Jasmine, who is a young camper with anger management issues. She went on to play Kathy in “The Secret Life of the American Teenager” teen drama TV series – she started appearing in the 100th episode, as a pregnant freshman. She won an ALMA Award for her performance in the “Girl in Progress” feature film shot in 2012, and went on to win one of the roles she is popular for today – Mariana Foster in “The Fosters” ABC family series. Mariana is an excellent student with all ‘A’ grades who gets adopted by a lesbian couple, together with her fraternal twin.

Cierra’s current net worth is estimated to be more than $600,000, and she can be found on Instagram with her account followed by over 2.8 million people, while she’s uploaded nearly 1,600 pictures onto it.

Jeff’s hobbies and other interests

  • Jeff’s main hobby is exercising, and he spends much of his free time in the gym as he wants to keep in shape.
  • He is a huge fan of movies, while his favorite actor and actress are Ryan Gosling and Natalie Portman – he also tried to become an actor, but things haven’t worked out as well as he wanted.
  • Jeff is very fond of travelling, while his favorite holiday destination is Miami where he’s been a couple of times.
  • His favorite colors are black and white (which are not really colors) while he is also very fond of music and food – his favorite cuisine is Italian but it is not known whether he’s visited Italy, or tried the food in the US. He is also an animal lover and has a dog called Nerf who has his own Instagram account (he didn’t make it himself).

Appearance and net worth

Jeff is currently 29 years old. He has short brown hair, a brown beard and brown eyes, is 6ft 1in (1.85m) tall, and weighs around 180lbs (82kgs). His vital statistics are 42-32-37 – he has biceps size 16in, and wears shoes size 10.

According to authoritative sources, his current net worth is estimated to be more than $600,000, and is steadily rising thanks to the numerous things he is currently working on.

Social media presence

Jeff is quite active on several popular social media platforms, as this is very important for his online career. He launched his Twitter account in October 2010 with a caption which reads ‘John Wick’s son’ – the account is currently followed by more than 110,000 people, while he’s tweeted nearly 220 times. His Instagram account is what he is popular for, and it currently counts nearly two million followers, while Jeff has uploaded almost 400 pictures onto it – he is also running a Facebook page which is currently followed by nearly 44,000 people.


Source: IMDb

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