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Justin Salinas Bio, Age, Partner, Parents, Is It Cake, Too?

Following Is it Cake? Season 1 success, the exorbitant baking battle is back for Season 2. It premiered on Netflix on 30 June 2023. A fresh batch of bakers specializing in hyperrealistic bakes, like in old times, was tasked once again to make the most unlikely objects out of cake, in hopes of deceiving seasoned chefs and celebrity guests and winning their share of a $120,000. Justin Salinas, a cake artist and content creator, is one of the baker contestants on the show. In this writing, therefore, let’s get to know him better.

Justin Salinas On Netflix’s Is It Cake Too?

These days Justin Salinas can be seen promoting his participation on Netflix’s Is It Cake Too?. “I’m soooo nervous for Is It Cake! So many of you watched.. šŸ˜šŸ™Š”, he gushed once. At the same time, he is also taking this as an opportunity to grow his business. He has been inviting people to join him in his baking classes in Bakersfield, California.

Excited, he has been also promising people that this season of the game show-style cooking competition show is “absolutely insane”. He says it is “truly unhinged in the BEST way”. He said the cakes are bigger and wilder this time and the viewer and that it is better that viewers forget everything they remember from the previous season.

Justin also made quite an appearance on HBO Max’s BaketopiaĀ in April 2021. Even before, in November 2019, he also facedĀ off for a $10,000 prize on Food Network’s Christmas Cookie Challenge. Until around late 2019, Justin had been hostingĀ Cake NiteĀ orĀ Cookie NiteĀ four times a month, for 80 adults, and occasionally children, where he taught them, step by step, how to create decadently decorated desserts. And these events always sold out minutes after tickets went live online.

Justin Salinas Job

For the past fifteen years and plus, Justin Salinas has been in the industry as a dessert artist and content creator. He specializes in cakes and cookies.

In addition to posting his baking videos online, he also has been conducting in-person classes under his company, Cake It With Justin. About his classes, Justin has said they are not just any classes, but ones with 60 people in each class every single Monday and sometimes Thursdays. He also has bragged about havingĀ one assistant named Katie.

After having done his bachelor’s in Social Work, he started Cake It with Justin some 5 years ago in his kitchen just with 5 people.

Justin was just 15 when he was diagnosed with kidney failure. During that rough time, watching cake-decorating videos became his respite. So, after recovering from his transplant, he decided to pursue baking full-time as a career and he has not looked back since.

Is Justin Salinas On Instagram?

Yes. Justin Salinas can be found on Instagram. As of 1 July 2023, the account @cakeitwithjustin included 619 posts and 116K followers. Here, he obviously posted cake and cookie content mostly.

He also has occasionally shown glances of his baking on ‘Justin Salinas’ Facebook. And most lately, he also started uploading videos regularly on his TikTok @cakeitwithjustin. So far, he entertained 36.4K followers here.

Justin Salinas Age

Justin Salinas was born in 1991. So, he reached the age of 32 in 2022.

Who Are Justin Salinas’s Parents?

About his parents Ann and Carlos Salinas, Justin has often with love talked about them being “WILDLY SUPPORTIVE”. According to him, they have always done so much for him and his cake and cookie business.

Justin actually even received a kidney transplant from his mother, when he was 21. He said it worked miracles on his health and gave him a new perspective on life. Just last year, he wrote in a lengthy appreciation post, how the kidney transplant has served him incredibly for the past 10 years.

About the need for kidney, even today Justin’s sister and immediate family are ready to donate if it is required, Justin has informed his fans online.

Justin’s mom turned 55 and his dad reached the age of 59 in December 2022. Per LinkedIn, both of them have been the owners of Liberty Career CollegeĀ in Bakersfield, California since August 2006. Over the years, the institution has been providing post-secondary vocational training programs to its scholars.

About his mom especially, Justin has said she is his biggest supporter. A decorator herself, she has indeed always been such an incredible cheerleader. We have been told that she shares, likes, and comments on every single photo Justin posts on social media.

As for siblings, Justin has told his social media people about a younger sister who gave birth to twins, two healthy boys, on 12 February 2019. Other than that, he also has shown to the world his beautiful “sweet” baby niece.

Justin Salinas Partner

Justin Salinas is openly gay. Oftentimes, he has talked about feeling pride about being out there as a “gay Latino”. He also has talked about the struggles of being 15 and a “very geeky” and a “quiet gay guy” from a “conservative” town.

Until the time of this writing though, Justin decided to not tell anyone about his partner (if he has/had one).

Related FAQs

  • When Is Justin Salinas’s Birthday?

Justin Salinas’s birthday is on July 14th, making him Cancer. Last year on this day, he took to his social media to gush “Turned another year older todayšŸ’•. Not wiser.. just older. šŸ¤” Looking forward to the best one yet!”.

  • Where Is Justin Salinas From?

As of June 2023, Justin Salinas had been residing in Bakersfield, California. As for his origin though, he has only opened up about coming from a very “conservative” town in California.

  • How Tall Is Justin Salinas?

Justin Salinas stands above 6 feet in height.

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