Who is MrBeast’s Girlfriend, Thea Booysen?

Thea Booysen is the girlfriend of MrBeast, the popular American YouTuber, entrepreneur, and philanthropist. She is a 26-year-old South African social media personality known for her presence on platforms like YouTube and Twitch. She has also authored a book titled: The Marked Children.

MrBeast (born James Stephen Donaldson) revealed that he has a girlfriend on the Flagrant podcast. He did not precisely name the lady in question, but the curiosity that followed his statement led to the discovery of Thea Booysen as the lady the world’s most famous YouTuber mentioned as his girlfriend. This article delves deeper into all there is to know about Thea and her relationship with MrBeast.

Summary of Thea Booysen’s Bio

  • Full name: Thea Booysen
  • Gender: Female
  • Date of birth: December 5, 1997
  • Place of birth: Cape Town, South Africa
  • Thea Booysen’s Age: 26 years old
  • Ethnicity: Caucasian
  • Nationality: South African
  • Zodiac Sign: Sagittarius
  • Sexual Orientation: Straight
  • Religion: Christianity
  • Marital Status: Dating
  • Thea Booysen’s Boyfriend: James “Jimmy” Stephen Donaldson aka MrBeast
  • Thea Booysen’s Height in Inches: 5 feet 6 inches
  • Thea Booysen’s Height in Centimeters: 168 cm
  • Thea Booysen’s Weight: 54 kg (119 lbs)
  • Hair color: Blonde
  • Eye color: Blue
  • Education: The University of Edinburgh
  • Profession: YouTuber, Twitch Streamer, and Author
  • Thea Booysen’s Net worth: Est. $2 million
  • Famous for: Being the girlfriend of MrBeast
  • Thea Booysen’s Instagram: @thea_booysen
  • Twitter: @Thea_Booysen

How Old Is Thea Booysen?

Thea Booysen is 26 years old. She was born on December 5, 1997, in Cape Town, South Africa. Her birth sign is Sagittarius and she is an American citizen by birth.

Not much has been revealed about the identities of the members of Thea Booysen’s birth family, including her parents and any siblings she may have. Similarly, it is unclear where she spent her early life or what the details of her early life are like.

Thea Booysen is a well-educated woman, and the fact that she has a degree in Psychology and Law from the University of Edinburgh as well as a master’s degree in Neuropsychology from the same institution proves this.

Thea Booysen Is Best Known As MrBeast’s Girlfriend 

Thea Booysen is best known as the girlfriend of MrBeast. It becomes easy to get a deeper understanding of the public’s perception of her when one considers the fact that her boyfriend is a successful and arguably the most famous YouTube personality in the world today.

Born James “Jimmy” Stephen Donaldson on May 7, 1998, in Wichita, Kansas, United States, MrBeast is also an entrepreneur and philanthropist. Suffice it to say though that he made most of his currently estimated net worth of over $500 million from his social media endeavors.

He has achieved unprecedented success on YouTube, amassing a staggering over 131 million subscribers, the most as an individual, and second most overall in the platform’s history.

MrBeast built his YouTube empire on a unique blend of stunts, pranks, and generous cash giveaways. His ambitious challenges and extravagant money giveaways have captivated audiences around the world and propelled him to incredible popularity.

With his innovative content and engaging personality, MrBeast has managed to grow his YouTube empire to an estimated worth of $54 million. Now, he sets his sights on becoming the most popular creator on YouTube, continuously pushing boundaries and capturing the attention of millions of fans.

Thea Booysen Met MrBeast During His Visit To South Africa

Thea Booysen said she met MrBeast, her boyfriend, during his visit to the country of her birth. He was accompanied by fellow popular YouTubers Logan Paul and Casey Neistat. Their stay in South Africa was meant to be short, as they were on their way to Antarctica for a video shoot.

As fate would have it, their stay was extended because some of the people in the traveling party tested positive for COVID-19. Another twist of fate led to one of Thea’s friends meeting the group in a club and going out to dinner with them.

When Thea got wind of it, she decided to join them particularly because she wanted to know what MrBeast was like given his revered status in the social media community. She wanted to find out if there was any truth to all the things she had heard about him.

She was pleasantly surprised by his super nice and down-to-earth personality. MrBeast also talks about how he was stunned by Thea’s sheer beauty and grace. However, he had to stick to his list of things his potential girlfriend should have.

According to Thea, it was an unconventional method that drew her in even more and they engaged in a series of conversations that covered several subjects. Thea revealed that she thought she was boring her then-would-be boyfriend, but she couldn’t have been further off the mark.

After their meeting at the club, she went home. That same night, she received a Twitter DM from the YouTube icon, and the pair maintained an online communication from there.

Thea Booysen and MrBeast Are Still Together

Thea Booysen and MrBeast are still a couple. The pair officially started dating in February 2022, at least that was what we gleaned from MrBeast’s revelation on the Flagrant podcast in September 2022 when he revealed that he was in a relationship.

Based on that revelation, Thea Booysen and MrBeast have been together for over a year. So far, the rosy dynamic of their relationship points to the possibility that their romance would last as long as, or even longer than his previous relationship (more on that soon).

Timeline of Thea Booysen’s Relationship With MrBeast

  • 2020 – MrBeast and fellow YouTubers Logan Paul and Casey Neistat make a stop in South Africa on their way to Antarctica for a video shoot. Their stay is extended following a positive test for COVID-19 for some members of the traveling party.
  • 2020 – A friend of Thea’s runs into the group at a club and they all proceed to have dinner together. Thea joins them soon after and is later subjected to answering questions from MrBeast’s list.
  • 2020 – She gets a Twitter DM from the YouTube star and they maintain an online communication moving forward.
  • 2022 – Thea Booysen and MrBeast officially begin dating in February 2022, and in September 2022 MrBeats reveals their relationship on the Flagrant podcast.

Thea Booysen Is Also A Social Media Personality

Thea Booysen is also a social media personality like her boyfriend. Her portfolio and success in that field of endeavor pale in comparison to his, but she is successful nonetheless.

In plain terms, Thea Booysen is a gaming streamer and author based in South Africa. She posts most of her content on social media platforms like Twitch, where she has over 24k followers, and YouTube, where she has since surpassed the 21k subscribers milestone.

She is known by the moniker TheaBeasty and the content she posts typically includes gaming playthrough videos of action role-playing games like The Witcher.

As an author, MrBeast’s girlfriend launched her debut young adult fiction novel titled The Marked Children in August 2022. The book follows a young boy who wakes up with an unrecognized mark on his arm and later finds out that every other child who has the same mark disappears soon after.

MrBeast Used To Date Maddy Spidell

Prior to meeting and now dating Thea Booysen, MrBeast used to be in a relationship with Maddy Spidell. Spidell is a popular social media personality who is well-known on platforms like Instagram and Tik Tok, where she has a significant following. She is also a talented dancer, a reality she has displayed countless times on the aforementioned social media platforms.

MrBeast and Maddy Spidell connected on Twitter in 2019 and began dating not long after. Their relationship lasted for about three years before they went their separate ways in early 2022. It would also appear that it was an amicable split as they seem to have only fond memories of each other during their time together.


Who Is Thea Booysen?

Thea Booysen is the girlfriend of MrBeast, the popular American YouTuber, entrepreneur, and philanthropist. She is also a social media personality based in South Africa.

How Old Is Thea Booysen?

Thea Booysen is 54 years old. She was born on December 5, 1997, in Cape Town, South Africa.

Is MrBeast Still With Thea Booysen?

Yes, MrBeast and Thea Booysen are still a couple. They reportedly began dating in February 2022, and have been together for more than a year.

Where Did MrBeast And Thea Booysen Meet?

MrBeast and Thea Booysen met at a club in South Africa during his visit to the country in 2020.

Who Was MrBeast’s Former Girlfriend Before Thea Booysen?

MrBeast’s former girlfriend before Thea Booysen was Maddy Spidell, a social media personality and dancer known for posting her dancing content on TikTok and Instagram.

What Does Thea Booysen Do For A Living?

Thea Booysen is a gaming streamer on Twitch and YouTube, and she is also an author known for her debut young adult fiction novel, The Marked Children.

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