Ryan Higa Biography

Ryan Higa Higa
( 1990 - )
September 4, 2015
First published on:March 18, 2015

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Date of Birth: 1990 January 0
occupation Actor, Youtube personality, Writer
ethnicity Japanese
religion
place_of_birth United States
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Ryan Higa is a Japanese descent American actor and YouTuber, who became the internet sensation by his YouTube comedic videos under the name Nigahiga. Some of his popular videos are 'Nice Guys,' 'How to be Gangster,' and 'The iPod Human'.

EARLY LIFE/EDUCATIONS/CAREER

Born in Hilo, Hawaii on 6 June 1990, Rayn Higa  father is Wendell Higa and mother is Luci Higa. He has one sibling named  Kyle Higa. Ryan is a Judo player and holds a black belt rank; also interest in athletic and fond of wrestling.

Ryan Higa attended Waiakea High School and graduated in 2008. It was during his high school years, Higa and his friend Sean Fujiyoshi started posting YouTube videos of themselves lip synching to various popular song in the mid-2006. Later, they feel it should be expanded and they started posting varieties of comedic pieces featuring other YouTubers like Tim Enos, Ryan Villaruel, Kyle Chun, and Tarynn Nago. But in the fall of 2008, their two most popular videos 'How To Be Gangster' and 'How To Be Emo' were removed by YouTube due to violation of copyright. On 21 January 2009, his account nigahiga was temporarily suspended and all videos were removed as he has not obtained the copyright of the products. Since then he started composing music and started posting the videos of his own creation. Later, his previous videos 'How to be Ninja', 'How to be Emo' and 'How to be Gangtser' were back on track in the spring of 2010.  

To pursues further education, Ryan Higa moved to Las Vegas and studies nuclear medicine at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas. In 2012 Ryan established his own production company named Ryan Hida Production Company. The company demands an active, so he invited his friends: Sean Fujiyoshi, Grey Sanyatande, Derek Dereleek and Will Shayhan to help run the company. All together started to make content for the nigahiga channel and in the early 2016, they formed a parody K-Pop group called Boys Generally Asian.

OPERATING MULTIPLE CHANNELS

Ryan Higa and his colleuges has created a number of channels, On 20 July 2006, he created a YouTube channel by the name nigahiga with his fellow friends Sean Fujiyoshi, Tim Enos and Tarynn Nago; where they named themselves as “The Yabo Crew”. Soon, the channel became popular and had reached over 17 million subscribers as of October 2016. In adittion, the channel has became the first channel to obtain such appreciation in the late 2010. In 2011, Ryan created the second channel called Higa TV, where he began posting videos, blogs and behind the scene videos. HigaTv also made a huge suceess, mangaging to reach 4 million subsribes as of October 2016.

In 2012, Rayn Higa helped in forming YOMYOMF Network, which hosts online video- making talent competition, Internet Icon, and Higa served as the main judges alongside Timothy DeLaGhetto and Christine Lakin.

Ryan-Higa

INVOLVEMENTS IN FILMS

In 2008, Richard Van Vleet, Los Angeles producer approached Ryan Higa and offered them to help creat their first feature film, 'Ryan and Sean’s Not So Excellent Adventure'. The film was released on November 14, 2008, in Hawaii and California and its Film DVD was released in the USA on 14 July 2009. In August 2009, his 26-minutes short film 'Ninja Melk' was released. In collaboaration with Wong Fu Productions, Hia has creates a 35-minute long independent film called 'Agent of Secret Stuff'. The film was  directed by Wesley Chan, Ted Fu and Philip Wang and was uploaded to Nigahiga channel on 24 November 2010. The film also features others actors, including Aki Aleong, Ian, Anthony of Smosh and Hiimrawn.

Ryan Higa played the starring roles as DJ Elephant Head in an episode of 'Supah Ninjas'. Where he was a master plotter who uses his hypnotizing electronic music to make people fall asleep to commit robberies. He has taken a role in the upcoming 2016 movie called 'Tell  Me How I Die'.

PERSONAL LIFE & NET WORTH

Ryan Higa, who is 5' 8'' tall is not yet married and according to his public profile, he is possibly single. There is no record of him having a girlfriend or any romantic love affairs. He loves watching movies in his free time and described himself as the confessed fan of anime series 'Naruto'. He has two dogs named Marley and Teddy. Ryan was diagnosed with ADHA as a child.

Ryan Higa has a net worth of $2 million dollars. He is active on several social networking sites such as Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, SnapChat and so on.

September 4, 2015
First published on:March 18, 2015
by admdoo


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