Wengie was born on January 9th, 1986. When she was really little her parents moved to Australia and was raised by her grandparents and nanny. Later she flew to Melbourne, Australia, but did not recognize her parents. She grew up poor, so she made a lot of DIY toys. In high school she made her own website that had her anime drawings on it. Later she got a scholarship to go to accounting school and got a job. She decided to resign and work as a social media consultant. After that she started her own blog about fashion and beauty.