8 Things to Know About Manny Gutierrez (aka Manny Mua)

Manny Gutierrez, better known as Manny Mua, boasts over 2.7 million YouTube subscribers and 3.5 million Instagram followers. Ladies (and fellas!) can't seem to get enough of this beauty boy who has lashes so purrty they would make anyone green with envy. But just how well do you know this guru aside from knowing he's brilliant with that makeup brush?

Here are eight things to know about Manny — the boy whose life motto is "Work hard... and SLAY harder!"

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1. He's an Aries

Manny was born in sunny sourthern California — San Diego to be exact — on April 4, 1991. The oldest of three boys, this YouTube sensation was named after his father, Manny Gutierrez Sr.

 


2. He was raised Mormon

"I grew up in a strict Latino household," Manny told us in our March/April 2017 issue.

 


3. He's a total momma's boy — and proud of it

"She keeps trying to shake me but I'll always be a mammas boy," he captioned this photo. "Having dinner with my love at Yardbird Southern Table and bar at the @palazzovegas #palazzovegas."

In another image with his mami, shared on Instagram, he calls her "The love of my life, ride or die, best friend ❤️ #mommasboy"


4. He had dreams of becoming a surgeon

"I had straight A's. I played volleyball. I went to Junior Olympics," he shared. "I wanted to be a plastic surgeon."


5. He's terrified of even the tiniest bug.

Really, though. Even "a grasshopper can scare the shit out of me," Manny explained. We hear you, boo!


6. He's BFFs (in his head) with Lady Gaga

"I would die for her to come over for dinner," he said.


7. Being a beauty guru isn't end game for him

That's right. Manny has even bigger dreams — Hollywood dreams. "I would love to go into acting," he said. And he wouldn't want to be known as Manny Mua but rather simply, Manny.

 


8. He has an alter ego

From time to time, Manny transforms into Baby Sleepy — his Chola alter ego. Manny says he was inspired by Danny Noriega.