Celebrities come into the limelight for various reasons. Part of the activities that make them steal the show includes their unique roles and participation in music, movies, and comedy. Ryan Higa is no exception. Let’s take a look at the multi-talented star.
Ryan Higa the Vlogger
Ryan Higa is a Youtube personality who goes by ‘Nigahiga.’ He is an American with Japanese origins. Ryan Higa’s channel has over 21 million subscribers.
In most of his posts, the star acts with his close friend, Sean Fujiyoshi. They started the channel together back in 2006. His videos are hilarious, the most popular being the “How to be series,” where he cosplayed a ninja, nerd, and gangster. Initially, the two used to lip-sync to songs of famous musicians.
Ryan Higa is a naturally gifted comedian. The YouTuber also does most of the donkey work in producing his videos. Besides production, he writes, directs, and acts in his videos. Some of the videos have featured guest appearances from other personalities such as Kyle Chun, Tim Enos, Tarynn Nago, and Ryan Villaruel.
The internet sensation also has a second YouTube channel, Higa TV. This channel displays all the behind-the-scenes activities on his primary channel. Who would have thought comedy videos could be such a hit?
The content maker’s primary YouTube channel skyrocketed to 3 million views within a short period. This made him one of the most highly subscribed YouTubers on the internet.
His channel is the most subscribed and went through a record-breaking subscription of 677 consecutive days from 2009 to 2011.
Ryan Higa has also featured in Magazines like Variety, where he took the second spot in the #Famechangers ranking of Digital stars in 2015.
Ryan Higa net worth is $10 Million.
With the kind of enormous following he commands on YouTube, it’s safe to say that his net worth must be relatively high. Given the number of fans, his main channel, nigahiga, rakes in a reasonable amount of money as a YouTuber.
In 2019, the channel could cost $3000 per day. With the ever-growing number of subscribers, this figure will likely continue rising. Roughly, this translates to $1 million annually. Besides advertising, Ryan also makes money from Google preferred.
In this program, companies look for YouTube channels/videos with popular content and use them for target ads. This rakes in more money than the regular YouTube advertisement.
Ryan also has a second YouTube channel, HigaTV. The track has amassed 5 million followers. It’s estimated that the site rakes in $42000 a year.
The star’s YouTube success curved a path for him to Hollywood. He has taken part in several independent films. The actor featured in a movie along with his co-partner, Sean. It was produced by Richard Van Fleet, an LA producer. The film titled Ryan and Sean’s not so excellent was released in 2008. It was an instant hit, achieving significant buzz in California and Hawaii.
This was neither the first nor last film he would feature in. The YouTuber also appeared in the TV series Electric Spoofaloo which was released in 2009. He has also made several guest appearances on Smosh, Youtubers react, Tabletop, and Internet Icon 2, to mention a few.
2016 saw the rising actor star in the horror movie, Tell Me How I Die alongside Kirby Blanton, Virginia Gardner, and Nathan Kress. All these movies ventures also have increased Ryan Higa’s Net Worth.
Ryan Higa Early life, Education and family
Ryan is the second born in his family and has an older sibling named Kyle. The YouTuber’s early life saw him participate in Judo and wrestling while at Waiakea High. For Judo, he rose to the rank of a black belt rank. This was remarkable, especially when you consider that the actor’s mom forced him into it.
The celebrity had already created his YouTube channel when he graduated from Waiakea High in 2008. Ryan started the channel with his close friends. They collectively came to be known as the Yabo crew. Tim Enos, Tarynn Nago, and Sean Fujiyoshi were part of this crew.
Ryan Higa would study filmmaking at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas. Even while in America, he continued updating his YouTube channel. Before pursuing filmmaking, the star had been enrolled to pursue a major in Nuclear Medicine, but apparently, his passion rested elsewhere.
Ryan’s Age and Height
Ryan Higa was born in Hilo, Hawaii, on June 6, 1990, to Wendell Higa and Luci Higa.
This makes him 33-years-old at the moment. He stands at 1.73 meters tall.
|Birthdate||June 6, 1990|
|Place of birth||Hilo, Hawaii|
|Residence||Las Vegas, Nevada, U.S|
|Occupation||You Tuber, Comedian, Actor|
|Years active||2006 – Present|
|Channels||Nigahiga, Higa TV|