Ryan Higa AKA Nigahiga is an Okinawan-American YouTuber born in June 1990 in Hilo, Hawaii (United States). He has two channels: Nigahiga as well as HigaTV. The main channel is nigahiga that he uses to upload scripted content (except for occasionally I Dare You with special guests) such as music videos, skits, or angry rants. HigaTV is an additional channel where he posts unscripted videos such as Bloopers or Behind The Scenes, Trip videos, I Dare You, TeeHee Time, Sean’s Room, and random games and challenges. The channel was referred to as “his “freedom channel,” because unlike his primary channel, where he has to live up to viewers’ expectations, he uploads anything he wants to upload on his second channel. This is of course, random videos or deleted scenes that aren’t “good enough” to be on his primary channel.
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Early Life and Biography
|Real Name/Full Name:||Ryan Higa|
|Age:||31 years old|
|Birth Date:||6 June 1990|
|Birth Place:||Hilo, Hawaii, United States|
|Marital Status:||In a Relationship|
|Yes (Arden Cho (2015–present))|
|Profession:||YouTuber, Actor, and Comedian|
|Net Worth:||$8 million|
Ryan Higa, better known as “nigahiga,” is the son of Luci and Wendell Higa. He is of Japanese descent and was born in Hilo, Hawaii, on June 6, 1990.
He completed his schooling in 2008 at Waiakea High School. He created his first YouTube channel in 2006 when he was still a student. He has earned a black belt in judo and was also a wrestler. He has a metal bar in his arm.
Ryan Higa was in a relationship with Tarynn Nago from 2006 to 2010. Following their split, he was in a relationship with Andrea Thi. He is currently single. At one point in time, Higa had more subscribers than Taylor Swift.
In the beginning, he wanted to be a doctor of nuclear medicine and even started his training at the University of Nevada in Las Vegas.
Age, Height, and Weight
Born on June 6 1990, Nigahiga is 30 years old. His height is 1.73 m tall, and his weight is 65 kg.
Ryan Higa and his friend Sean Fujiyoshi started uploading videos starting mid-2006. The duo was later joined by Tim Enos and Tarynn Nago, which was called ‘The Yabo Crew.’ In May 2009, he hit one million subscribers. However, it soon peaked at seven million subscribers in February 2013.
Although his videos are famous for his lip-sync videos, it was removed from YouTube, and his Id was also temporarily suspended in 2009. However, in 2011, he created another YouTube channel, “HigaTV.” A year later, he assisted in the formation of the YOMYOMF Network.
Later, he became a judge on the online talent competition called ‘Internet Icon.’ In August 2017, his subscribers reached 20 million on YouTube. Additionally, Nigahiga has also made remixes of several songs, including “I Miss You Soulja Boy,” “Nice Guys,” “Christmas Swag,” “Coffee Shop Love,” and “Clenching My Body.”
He has appeared in many films like ‘Agents of Secret Stuff,’ Gook,’ ‘Ninja Melk,’ and ‘Tell Me How I Die.’ In addition, he has made parody series of various Hollywood films like ‘Titanic,’ ‘Twilight’, ‘The Grudge’, ‘Never Say Never, and Final Destination.
How Much is Nigahiga Worth?
He is was about 8 million dollars as at 2021.
Awards & Achievements
At the Teen Choice Awards in 2005, Ryan Higa was nominated for CHOICE WEB STAR: MALE. He was also nominated for Viral Superstar at the 2014 Young Hollywood Awards. In addition, he won the Shorty Award in 2012 in the category of Best in Humor. Further, the YouTuber has garnered three nominations for the Streamy Awards. In 2017, his channel on YouTube was the 21st most subscribed.
Net Worth & Salary of Nigahiga
As of January 2021, the estimated net worth of Nigahiga is more than $8 million. This wealth comes from his career as a professional YouTuber. Whether acting or making parody videos, Ryan Higa has established himself as one of the rising stars of the internet. He has also successfully released the singles “Ignored” and “Millennial Love.”
Even his other channel, HigaTV, has hit more than 4.9 million subscribers until November 2017. In addition, he has teamed up with Jun Sung Ahn, Justin Chon, David Choi, and Phillip Wang for the KPop band “BGA.” With the band, he has released the singles “Dong Saya Dae” and “Who’s It Gonna Be.”