American YouTube personality Ryan Higa’s age is 28 as of 2018 considering his birthday i.e. June 6, 1990. He is a renowned American internet sensation and has also presented his amazing skills of a comedian as an actor. Best recognized by his YouTube username “Nigahiga,” his comedy videos have accumulated more than 3 billion views on the internet. You might be surprised by the fact that his channel was the highest subscribed YouTube channel for 677 consecutive days from 2009 to 2011. As of the recently revealed data, the channel has retained more than 20 million subscribers and is the 21st most subscribed channel. It’s worthwhile visiting his own website www.higatv.com. As far as Ryan Higa’s ethnicity & nationality is concerned, he is of Japanese descent but is a 100% American by nationality.
Parents and Family Background
The comedian YouTuber Ryan Higa was born to the parents named Wendell Higa (father) and Luci Higa (mother). His birthplace is Hilo, Hawaii, the United States of America. His parents came from a family belonging to the Japanese ethnicity and are Catholic by religion.
Early Life and Education
Ryan Higa was raised up with his older brother named Kyle Higa who was born on October 31, 1986. Both the siblings were sent for Judo wrestling training from their early age. Ryan was expert in the athlete and was able to earn a black belt. He attended Waiakea High School where he used to compete and wrestle. In 2008, Ryan completed graduation from the school. Later he enrolled at the University of Nevada based in Las Vegas.
Career as An Actor
Internet star Ryan started his acting career in 2008 when Richard Van Vleet, film a producer offered him to contribute to his next project. The film was named as “Ryan and Sean’s Not So Excellent Adventure” and was released on November 14, 2008. Officially, the DVD of the movie was released on July 14, 2009. The same year, he appeared in a short movie named Ninja Melk that was about the story of ninjas. It was released in August and was 26-minute length movie.
Later Ryan Higa created a movie named Agents of Secret Stuff collaborating with Wong Fu Productions. The movie is of 35-minute and was uploaded on his official YouTube channel on November 24, 2010. You can also find Aki Aleong (a popular YouTuber & actor) in the movie. Similarly, Ryan was spotted in the 2016’s Tell Me How I Die which is a horror movie.
Career as A YouTuber
While being at Waiakea High School, Ryan started uploading videos on YouTube with Sean Fujiyoshi. Initially, they posted songs and later they expanded their videos as a comedy material. Because of copyright issues, their two videos named “How To Be Emo“ and “How To Be Gangster” was removed in 2008. Because of the issues, his account was temporarily blocked and was forced to remove video with copyright issues. From that day onwards, Ryan started composing his own music for the videos.
His first YouTube channel nigahiga was created on July 20, 2006, which became the first channel to accumulate 3 million subscribers by the end of 2010. After that, Ryan created another channel named HigaTV where Ryan Higa used to publish vlogs and blogs.
Salary and Net worth’
American YouTuber Ryan Higa has a net worth of 10 million USD. He has been earning huge money from his most subscribed channels. With more than 3 billion views, its videos have become viral throughout the internet. Apart from the YouTube ads, he has been earning revenues in the form of salary from several movies, mobile applications and even from his website. Ryan’s estimated annual salary is expected to be above 2.6 million USD per annum.
Height and Weight
Discussing his physical facts, Ryan Higa’s height is 5 feet and 8½ inches whereas his weight is balanced to 69 kg (152 lbs)
Girlfriend or Wife: Who is Ryan Higa Dating?
Moving to his personal life, Ryan Higa is said to be dating his current girlfriend Arden Cho who is a model and actress by profession. Before her, Ryan has dated Tarynn Nago and Andrea Thi. With Tarynn, he was in the relationship of four years from 2006 to 2010. She has appeared as the guest in many of his videos.
Wiki and Facts
You can find Ryan’s biography being prepared by many of the wiki sites including Wikipedia. No internet star can exist in the era of internet revolution without being active on social media, so Ryan Higa is. You can find his Twitter account @therealryanhiga where he has retained more than 2.2 million followers. Likewise, you can follow Ryan Higa on Instagram @notryanhiga where he has managed to garner more than 2.5 million people. We hope visiting his own website higatv.com will be fruitful to you. To send an email to Ryan Higa, please follow this link- http://higatv.com/contact-us