Ian Hecox is an American YouTuber and actor. He is the sole founder of the YouTube channel, Smosh, after the original co-founder of Smosh, Anthony Padilla left to be an independent content creator. He has also appeared in movies like The Angry Birds Movie, Bobby the Hedgehog, Ghostmates, and Arctic Adventure: On Frozen Pond. His channel, Smosh has over 8 billion video views and over 24 million subscribers, putting it only outside of the main 50 most subscribed in channels on YouTube, as of March 2019.
Ian Hecox was born on November 30, 1987, in Sacramento, California to father Stephen Andrew Hecox and mother, Sharon Hecox. Both of them have been featured in Ian’s channel multiple times.
As for education, after completing his high school studies from Del Campo High School, he attended and graduated from the American River College. Ian Hecox has English nationality and belongs to the white ethnic community.
Ian Hecox in early days
Ian Hecox is single, as of August 2019. He was previously dating American Youtuber and model Pamela Horton. They started dating around September 2015 but broke off recently in late February 2019.
Hecox was also in a relationship with former YouTuber, Melanie Moat for seven years from 2007 to 2014. He does not have any wife from being previously married.
Speaking about Ian’s social media, he is active on Twitter and Instagram. He posts regularly on his Instagram account which has over 1.8 million followers.
Ian Hecox has amassed a net worth of $3 million from his career as a Youtuber, comedian, and actor. His main income comes from his channel, Smosh.
The channel earns from its 22 million subscribers and from over 6 billion views. Smosh also earns from $7 million to $10 million every year from their different entertainment ventures.
Ian officially joined Anthony Padilla in Smosh in November 2005, after making several videos together. Over the course of the next few years, Smosh expanded to skits and video series. Due to the popularity of the channel, Ian Hecox gained a tremendous amount of fame.
Ian’s and Anthony’s channels expanded to video games, mobile games and video applications. Hecox took over the channel with full control after his departure on June 14, 2017, to pursue independent video ventures.
Ian Hecox in Smosh merch
After Smosh’s parent company, Defy Media shut down and laid off all its employees, Ian reassured everyone was Smosh would still run independently until a buyer is found. For a few months, the Smosh team filmed videos in Ian's house. The channel was eventually acquired by Mythical Entertainment on February 22, 2019.
Ian also starred in Smosh: The Movie, alongside Steve Austin, Grace Helbig, Jenna Marbles and former founder Anthony Padilla. Other movies, he has starred in are, The Angry Birds Movie, Bobby the Hedgehog, Ghostmates, and Arctic Adventure: On Frozen Pond.
Ian Hecox is an American Youtuber and actor. He is the sole founder of the youtube channel, Smosh after the original co-founder of Smosh, Anthony Padilla left.
Ian’s age is 31, as of August 2019.
The American comedian has a height of 5 feet 8 inches (173 cm).
Hecox weighs 65 kg or 143 lbs.
Ian Hecox has distinct blue eyes.
Ian Hecox has an estimated net worth of $3 million.