Ryan Higa is a comedian and actor who has a very popular channel called, “nigahiga.” He has attracted billions of views. Isn’t that success for a 28-year-old? Stick to this article and learn more about Ryan’s early life, career, net worth, his siblings, relationships and body measurements.
Who is Ryan Higa?
Ryan Higa is a famous American YouTuber who has built a famous channel which he uses to entertain his followers. He holds the title of the most subscribed channel from 2009 to 2011. He is the 37th most subscribed channel. He started his channel in 2006. The channel has 21 million subscribers with 4 billion views. They initiated the channel with his high school friend Sean Fujiyoshi by posting lip-synching videos which landed them in trouble with Google later. He also does comical videos. He has also built a second channel, “HigaTV.” In 2015 he was rated 2nd in the Variety magazine’s, Fame Changers Digital Star.
Wiki, bio, early life
Ryan Higa was born on 6th June 1990, in Hilo, Hawaii, USA. He was born to father, Wendell Higa, and mother, Luci Higa, both of Japanese descent. He has one brother, Kyle. His mother manages his work. He went to Waiakea High School and graduated in 2008. While attending high school he learned Judo and was a black belt by the time of completing school. As he studied at Waiakea he met a great friend, Sean Fujiyoshi, who helped him begin his career in social media. They started out the lip-synching music videos together.
As said earlier, Ryan began his YouTubing career when he was in high school with his friend Sean Fujiyoshi. They started with lip-synching songs and later diversified into comedy videos. After graduating from Waiakea in 2008, he put his mind to his YouTube channel, “Niga Higa.” He got his channel name from a combination of the word Niga which relates to ranting in the Japanese language and of course Higa is his last name.
He has featured his Yabo crew of friends in the channel. The channel was the first in the record to reach 3 million subscribers on YouTube. Ryan found it good to broaden his reach by building a TV channel called, Higa TV. The channel has now acquired 5 million subscribers. He has popular videos on this channel that have garnered high viewership such as, “Parkourse at the Park! (ep.3),” and “Parkourse at the Skate Park! (Ep.4)” with over 11 million views
Majority of his work that involved lip-synching was touted to be violating music copyright and were brought down as some of the songs’ owner had protested. From this experience, he decided to build his music career instead of lip-synching other people’s songs. He also went on to create his company, Ryan Higa Production, with his friend Sean Fujiyoshi.
Ryan started the K-pop band called BgA – or Boys Generally Asian in 2016. The group consisted of him, Justin Chon, Jun Sung Ahn, and David Choi. They released their first song called, “Dong Saya Dae” garnering over 13 million views on his YouTube channel. They have done another single called “Who’s It Gonna Be” which garnered 21 million views.
How old is Ryan Higa?
Ryan Higa was born on 6 June 1990, making him 28 years of age. He has achieved quite a lot of at his young age building him a net worth.
How rich is Ryan Higa? Authoritative sources have estimated Ryan Higa’s net worth to be $10 million.
He has garnered much of this wealth from his successful career on YouTube. Google pays him for viewership and clicks on his videos. Being young, Ryan should continue growing his net worth.
House and car
Ryan owns a Chevrolet and a house in Las Vegas, Nevada. How these are worth is not yet public.
Is Ryan Higa still dating to girlfriend Arden Cho?
Ryan was in a relationship with Tarynn Nago from 2004 to 2009. He was then said to have started a relationship with Andrea Thi, but that did not last as well. He is currently dating an American model, actress, and singer called Arden Cho. She is of Korean descent.
Ryan Higa siblings: sister, brother
Ryan has one brother called Kyle Higa.
Ryan Higa ethnicity, nationality
He is of Japanese descent and an American citizen.
How tall is Ryan Higa? He has a slim body posture standing tall at 5 feet 8 inches. Ryan weighs 65kgs.
|Full name||Ryan Higa|
|Date of birth (age)||June 6th, 1990 (28 years)|
|Birthplace||Hilo, Hawaii, U.S.A|
|Net worth||$10 million|
|Career||Comedian, YouTube personality, and actor|
|Girlfriend(s)||Andrea Thi and Tarynn Nago|
|Height||5 feet 8 inches|