Bailey Sarian | Biography (2024)

Popular for Her YouTube Series ‘Murder Mystery & Makeup’

Host of Podcast Show 'Dark History'

Sarian has been self-employed as a YouTube content creator and produced videos since 2014. She merely offered the tricks and tactics she picked up from Sephora and Urban Decay in the early days of her YouTube career. Eventually, in 2019, she began her'Murder Mystery and Makeup'(MM&M) series, which catapulted her to fame.

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Bailey Sarian is a Youtuber known for her YouTube series ‘Murder Mystery & Makeup.’

Who Is Bailey Sarian?

Bailey Sarian is a social media influencer, makeup artist, and content creator on YouTube. She is famous for theMurder Mystery and Makeup(MM&M) series she launched on her YouTube channel in 2019. As of December 2021, her channel has 5.88 million subscribers and has amassed over 646 million views.

Before her success on YouTube, Sarian served inevitable stints at prestigious beauty firms like Sephora and Urban Decay. She also worked as an In House Creator for IPSY, a customized cosmetics and beauty products company.

Sarian also has a huge fan following on social media platforms. She has over 2.3 million TikTok followers and 2.7 million Instagram followers as of December 2021.

Age & Ethnicity

Bailey Sarian was born in California on 26 November 1988. She is 33 years old as of 2021.She belongs to the Anglo-North-American ethnicity.


Sarian started her professional career as a beauty studio artist at Sephora from 2009 to 2014. While at Sephora, Sarian advised the need-based beauty products to customers and did face makeovers for those who desired it.

She also fulfilled the front desk client service of ringing customers up for an easy studio experience. Furthermore, she took part in various Sephora training, including color encore, SOS, and others. Sarian was also assigned to try out for a spot on the Sephora Pro team, but she only qualified to the second round.

After that, she worked as a product specialist in Urban Decay from 2014 to 2015. While at the company, Sarian coached her colleagues on beauty products, their constituents, benefits, and application methods and facilitated short workshops focusing on makeup application tips and techniques. Subsequently, from 2017 to 2020, she was hired as a full-time in-house creator for IPSY, a customized cosmetics and beauty products company.


According to her LinkedIn bio, Sarian has been self-employed as a YouTube content creator and produced videos since 2014. “YES it’s an odd combination, but I couldn’t just pick ONE topic to focus on. Why not mix them both together?,” reads the description of her YouTube channel.

She merely offered the tricks and tactics she picked up from Sephora and Urban Decay in the early days of her YouTube career. Eventually, in 2019, she began herMurderMysteryand Makeup(MM&M) series, which catapulted her to fame. The concept of the series arose out of her enthusiasm for crime stories. Moreover, her mother worked as a 911 dispatcher, which initially piqued her interest in actual crime.

The debut episode ofMurder Mystery and Makeupnarrated the murder of a pregnant woman by her husband, Chris Watts. Ever since the first episode aired, the series has remained popular. “I was getting view counts as I had never gotten before, and within 24 hours I had gotten 60,000 views. To me that was fame,” Sarian told Village Voice over a phone call in 2021. “Then I was like, ‘maybe this isn’t a one-off, let me try it again with a different story.’ I’ve just kept going and I have not stopped growing since that first video,” she added.

Sarian narrates true crime stories of murders and mysteries while she does her makeup in the series. Her most popular criminal stories include Jeffrey Dahmer, a notorious serial killer, and Richard Ramirez, also known as “The Nightstalker.” As of October 2021, these stories have over 17 million and 8 million views on YouTube, respectively.

In addition, she also features stories on obscure criminals such as “The Scream Killers” (the Cassie Jo Stoddart case) and the “chocolate murderer” (Cordelia Botkin) in the series.

Podcast and Merch

In 2021, Sarian started a podcast calledDark Historywith the help of Wheelhouse DNA and Audioboom. She does not just limit true crime in the podcast; instead, she delves into various bizarre and terrifying true-life events of American and global history. As of 21 October 2021, the podcast has released 19 episodes.

Sarian has a merch line under the label of the podcast. Sweatshirts, joggers, t-shirts, and hoodies with “Dark History” emblazoned on them are among the merchandise.

Is Bailey Sarian Married?

Sarian is in a relationship with the graffiti artist Fernando Valdez. While it is not disclosed that the couple has been married or performed the wedding ceremony, they have been together for over eight years.

According to an Instagram post by Sarian dated 13 December 2019, the couple seems to have been together since 2013. “Fernando and I met on a Friday the 13th in 6 December years ago? I’m kind of terrible at dates 😂 but I guess that makes it our anniversary,he’s a pretty swell guy, a real fox🦊 I’d say Friday the 13th is my lucky day,” read the caption of the post in light of their relationship.

Moreover, in an October 2021 tweet, she revealed while she googled herself; it said she was married, but she denied the false news. "I googled myself for some sick reason and it says I’m 5ft8, married, and had a bunch of plastic surgery. Lol. None of the above apply to my lard ass. Wait til you find out how tall I am," she wrote.

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Net Worth

Sarian's net worth has not been disclosed as of 2021. However, her primary source of earnings is through her career as a social media influencer and content creator.

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