Ryan Higa Biography

Biography by Published on Updated on 13 Jun, 2018
Facts of Ryan Higa
Date of Birth: 1990 , June-6
Age: 31 years old
Birth Nation: United States of America
Height: 5 Feet 9 Inch
Name Ryan Higa
Birth Name Ryan Higa
Nick Name Higa
Father Wendell Higa
Mother Luci Higa
Nationality Japanese American
Birth Place/City Hilo, Hawaii
Ethnicity Asian-American
Profession Actor
Net Worth $2 million
Eye Color Black
Hair Color Black
Girlfriend Tarynn Nago
Married to Not Yet
Education Waiakea High School
Awards Not Yet
Siblings Kyle Higa
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YouTuber and comedian Ryan Higa is popular for his comedy videos on YouTube. His channel nigahiga was the most subscribed channel on YouTube consecutive days from 2009-11, longer than beside PewDiePie.

His channel has over 20 million plus subscribers and over 20 billion video views as of May 2018. His channel is the 30th most subscribed on YouTube. In 2016, Higa and other YouTubers created the parody K-pop group Boys Generally Asian.

Early Life Career Career Of Ryan Niga

Ryan Niga, also known as Nigahiga, is one of the most talented and most popular YouTube personalities in the world and his amazing videos has earned him a lot of respect and love from all over the world.

He was born in a place called Hilo, in Hawaii in the United States of America. He is an American citizen of Japanese ancestry. 

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He was born in the year 1990 on 6th of June making him 25 years old at this time. The names of his parents are Wendell Higa and Luci Higa and they must be very proud of what he has achieved in his wonderful career.

At this age, there is nothing he has not achieved in his career and it is all because of his talent and dedication. Even after being such a huge sensation on YouTube, he is still very calm and collected human being.

He is very down to earth and his amazing smile and looks can make any woman fall for him in seconds. He started slowly but now his YouTube channel is huge and his videos get millions of views and thousands of likes. 

He went to the High School called Waiakea High School for his education and graduated from there. He is also a black belt holder in Judo and this proves how multi-talented he is. However, his path to success was not easy.

Two of his best and most popular videos which were called How To Be Gangster and How To Be Emo were not available for a long time and the main reason behind this was copyright issues which got it deleted.

He then started to compose his own music and brought his popular videos back to YouTube and they became even more popular than before.

Ryan Higa's Net Worth And Income Sources

Ryan Higa’s net worth is $2 million, as per The Richest, as of 2018. His channel grown by nearly over 4000 subscribers daily; he also gains over 1.7 million views from his hundreds of videos on a daily basis. In 2017, he was one of the awardees of Forbes' 30 under 30. A list of 30 next-generation leaders in 30 different industries. 

Generally, Youtubers are paid $2-$5 per 1000 monetized views. So, he probably earns $3000 per day from his channel alone. Assuming that he earns over $1 million per annum. His four-year income timeline is presented in the below table.

Year Annual Income
2010 $336,000
2011 $1,500,000
2012 $1,860,000


Ryan Niga's Personal Life

Ryan Higa, age 27, is not married. He has never revealed his dating life as of 2018. He previously, he dated Tarynn Nago in the past but sadly the couple could not take their relationship further.

They were together from 2006-09. Higa is pretty active on Instagram. He has two pets (dogs), they frequently appear on his Instagram. 


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He is not married right now and does not have a wife at the moment, but in near future, if he finds his perfect match, then surely he will be thinking of tying the knot.

Some rumors were also spread of him linking with Andrea Thi but neither of them confirmed the rumor and hence it is not sure whether they were dating or not.