Ryan Higa is a famous American Youtuber, actor, comedian and internet personality who is most recognized for his Youtube videos and channel where he often creates comedy videos, skits, and sketches. Higa’s channel is also the most subscribed channel on YouTube for 677 consecutive days after PewDiePie.
Higa in the year 2016, also formed a K-pop band along with David Choi, Phillip Wang, Jun Sung Ahn and Justin Chon named as BgA. Let’s find out in detail about Ryan Higa and his Youtube journey in addition to his personal life as well. He is often compared to another Youtuber named Markiplier.
Ryan Higa: Early life, education, and Career
Ryan Higa was born on June 6, 1990, in Hilo, Hawaii, the U.S. which makes his nationality an American. Higa is actually of a Japanese descent as his parents were originally from Japan. He is also a black belt and has also completed his judo course. Higa went to Waiakea High School, from where he graduated in the year 2008.
Ryan Higa first began his Youtube videos doing lip-sync to songs while still at high school. After which he eventually started posting some other comical videos as well. In between, he also got into some trouble as he posted videos which were subject to copyright. A lot of his videos were removed from Youtube due to the reason of copyright violation which is why Ryan himself stated composing music to his videos. The content on his channel is mostly parody videos and comical acts that he often composes.
As he later moved to Las Vegas to study nuclear medicine at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas, he collaborated with several other artists and Youtubers. In the year 2012, he set up a company Ryan Higa Production Company (RHPC) which prepares content for the Youtube channel nigahiga. Later, in 2016 Ryan created a K-Pop parody band together named Boys Generally Asian also known as BgA along with other members like David Choi, Phillip Wang, Jun Sung Ahn, and Justin Chon. Additionally, Ryan has a second channel as well under the name HigaTVwhere posts behind the scenes of his main channel.
Ryan Higa: Girlfriend and personal life
Ever since Ryan has been on his Youtube career he has been loved by a lot of his fans. Higa has a huge female fan following and mostly they are curious if this Japanese-American Youtube star is dating anyone in real life. A lot of the times, he has also been linked to a lot of his fellow contemporary Youtubers but those were just rumors.
Higa first dated his girlfriend Tarynn Nago from the year 2006 to 2010. After which he began dating Andrea Thi in the year 2010. But the relationship is said to have ended in the same year so they are not together anymore. At present, Higa’s relationship status is a big mystery as he does not really speak of his personal life.
Ryan Higa: Net worth
One of the most popular YouTubers, Ryan Higa has around 21 million+ subscribers on his main channel while 5 million on his second channel. Similarly, with billions of views altogether Higa has a net worth estimation of around $10 million at present which is from his Youtube career. He also earns an annual income of $2 million. Ryan recently bought a luxury car from Ford for $110,000 and also has one from Audi. Likewise, he also made it to the 19 most popular YouTube stars in the world’s list by Business Insider.
Higa is active on most of the social media sites like Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram. On his Instagram account, he has 2.6m followers.