Courtney Shields | Biography

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  • Full Name Courtney Shields
  • Occupation Entrepreneur, Musician, Social Media Influencer
  • Nationality American
  • Birthplace New York, USA
Owner of jewelry line Bow & Brooklyn, Co-Founder of the makeup brand DIBS Beauty

Courtney Shields | Biography

Shields named her jewel line Bow & Brooklyn in remembrance of her late father

Courtney Shields is the co-founder of the color cosmetic brand, DIBS Beauty which stands for Desert Island Beauty Status. She collaborated with Jeff Lee, the former Chief Operating Officer (COO) of A-Rod Corp for the brand. DIBS follows business-to-consumer commercialization.

Courtney Shields is the co-founder of the makeup brand DIBS Beauty. She also owns the jewelry line, Bow & Brooklyn.

Who is Courtney Shields?

Courtney Shields is an entrepreneur, musician, blogger, and social media influencer. She owns an accessory line named Bow & Brooklyn. Shields and the former Chief Operating Officer (COO) of A-Rod Corp., Jeff Lee, co-founded a cosmetics brand named DIBS Beauty.

Shields is also a musician and has released two singles, 'Miss You Sometime' and 'Messy,' in 2019. Besides, she owns her own Youtube channel and blog page where she posts content related to fashion, makeup, and many more.

Early Life and Education

Shields was born in 1990. She earned her bachelor's degree in music from Berklee College of Music.

Bow & Brooklyn 

Courtney is a musician, blogger, and designer living in Austin, Texas. She owns an accessory line, Bow & Brooklyn, where she sells earpieces and finger rings. She named her business Bow & Brooklyn in remembrance of her late father. The meaning of Bow & Brooklyn is included in the first Instagram post of her business handle of the company name. The "Bow" alludes to the second half of the rainbow, which she describes as how her father appeared in her life and now he is gone. The latter "Brooklyn" refers to her father's birthplace and upbringing. Her mother's evergreen style also influenced her accessory line, which is why she calls her startup "truly a family affair." Bow & Brooklyn has more than 43,000 followers on Instagram. 

DIBS Beauty

Shields is also a co-founder of the color cosmetic brand, DIBS Beauty which stands for Desert Island Beauty Status. She collaborated with Jeff Lee, the former Chief Operating Officer (COO) of A-Rod Corp for the brand. DIBS follows business-to-consumer commercialization. Amidst its early round of investment, it received $2.6 million from L Catterton partners Michael Farello and Jonathan Owsley separately. The Instagram page that promotes DIBS products has more than 48,000 followers. 


Shields also maintains her blog page, Courtney Shields, where she shares her thoughts, reflections, and reviews on various topics, including holidays, cuisine, clothing, cosmetics, life, accessories, skin, and many more. 

She describes herself as "Lover of all things beauty, style, food, and a self-proclaimed pro at finding the silver lining" on the page. She has listed her blogs titled 'Let's Talk Titties,' 'Dear Diary,' and 'How to make a Charcuterie Board' as her favorites on her blog page.

YouTube Channel

Furthermore, Shields owns a self-titled Youtube channel with 23,000 subscribers as of September 2021. She posts videos featuring styling and beauty tips on the channel. She is well-known for her impeccable sense of style.


Shields makes music as well. She has two singles credited to her name. They are 'Miss You Sometime' and 'Messy,' both released in 2019. 

Feud with Emily Herren

A potential dispute between the two social media influencers, Courtney Shields and Emily Herren, was gossiped about on the Internet. The hosts of the podcast series, Swiping Up further fueled the speculations by discussing the matter in its March 2021 episode. 

The feud is said to have stemmed from another Internet influencer, Jessi Afshin. Afshin was heard talking about a friendship betrayal on her podcast, My Darling Diary, in March 2021. In the episode, she discussed how she did not get an invitation to a party hosted by a friend who resided in the same apartment complex as hers. Afshin was hinting to Shields, according to the Swiping Up hosts.

Following the incident, Herren was spotted unfollowing Shields on social media. Fans speculated the reason as Herren supported Jessi Afshin on the incident. Likewise, Shields was also witnessed speaking about how she was belittled behind her back. 

Personal Life

On 4 August 2021, Shields announced on her Instagram account that she and her fiance, Ishaan, had split up. Their engagement which was announced a few months before their breakup was also called off.

On her Instagram stories, she affirmed, "End of the day for me, while it's like the hardest thing, it's the decision that I know I need to make for myself and my family. My heart is hurting a lot right now but in my mind, I know that this is the right call."

Ishaan, her ex-fiance, is the co-founder and CEO of Wave TV, a sports-oriented media firm.

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