Huda Kattan (born October 2, 1983) is a beauty influencer, Instagram celebrity, and entrepreneur. Huda has over 18 million followers on Instagram who watch her makeup and beauty tips. She also founded the makeup and company Huda Beauty which is sold by many large retailers including Sephora and Harrods. 
Huda Kattan met her husband Christopher Goncalo in college and the couple move to Dubai in 2008 after their wedding. They have a daughter together named Nour Giselle. 
Huda has had plastic surgery including a rhinoplasty or nose job, Botox, and fillers. Huda however cautions cautions against botox and says that fillers is the better way to go and that botoz often ages women.  
Huda Kattan was born in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma. Before her birth, her parents Kattan’s Iraqi parents independently moved to America, where her father, Ibrahim, went to study mechanical engineering and her mother, Susu Al Qazzaz, went to teach biology. Kattan’s mother was from one of Baghdad’s wealthiest families and its members always intermarry but her father wasn’t rich and the wedding wasn’t arranged. Huda was born, the third child of four siblings, Alya, Mona, and Khalid. Her family moved two years later to Cookeville, Tennessee. Huda and her family are Muslim. 
Huda first gained an interest in makeup by doing makeup for her younger sister Alya who often competed in beauty pageants and won the Little Miss Tennessee pageant. Huda’s older sister, Alya, who is ten years her senior, introduced her to the world of beauty products. “Alya was always into her appearance; she used to wear really cute cut-off shorts and nice tops, and she would just wear them around the house because my parents were really strict and they wouldn’t let her wear that outside—she even wore heels at home. I saw that and I just loved it.” 
Huda started blogging about beauty in 2010 with her blog Huda Beauty after being urged by her sister. She started her Instagram page in 2012, the page grew in popular quickly and in 2017 she reached over 19 million followers  . She also has over 1.7 million subscribers on YouTube, 1.1 million likes on Facebook, 400,000 Twitter followers, and over 30,000 Pinterest followers     .
Huda founded her beauty company Huda Beauty in 2010 with her
sisters Alya and Mona. Huda is the face and creative head of the company, while Mona heads strategy, and Alya is the social media expert. The company's first product were false eyelashes, sold well and became popular with celebrities including Kim Kardashian. Huda Beauty later expanded into lip gloss, eye makeup, nail accessories and henna tattoos. The company is one of the best-selling cosmetics brands in Sephora in the Middle East and Harrods in London, United Kingdom. Huda has also appeared on the covers of many fashion magazines including Cosmopolitan, Harper's Bazar and Diva Magazine. 
Prior to staring Huda Beauty and her blog Huda first gained experience after graduating from makeup school by working as a makeup artist for models and celebrities, she even did some royal weddings after she moved to Dubai in 2008. Before working in beauty Huda worked in finance as a recruiter. 
Huda earned her Makeup Certificate at the Joe Blasco Makeup Academy in Los Angeles, California in 2009. She previously studied finance at the University of Michigan and the University of Massachusetts at Dartmouth.