Ryan Higa, an American comedian, YouTuber & actor, is professional since 2006 and owns YouTube channel nigahiga, that has over 21.3 million subscribers.
For a fact, from 2009- 2011, Higa's channel became the most subscribed after PewDiePie, with a longest span for 677 days. As of October 2019, the YouTuber's channel has over 4.12 billion views.
Scroll down to know more about Ryan Higa's net worth, personal life, income source, salary, assets, charity, house, cars & insurance.
According to Celebrity Net Worth, Higa has $10 million net worth as of December 2022, tagging himself as one of the richest YouTubers.
Mainly, his successful career as a YouTuber collects him a decent amount of money. But also, comedy career & acting works out as assisting income sources.
Well, as a famous YouTuber, Ryan calls out massive sum through video views, ads & paid partnership with brands.
He created his YouTube channel nigahiga on July 20, 2006. As of October 2019, Ryan's channel has around 21.3 million subscribers with the total views of 4.12 billion.
With his social media venture including podcast Off The Pill, the YouTuber collects an annual income of $2 million.
American YouTuber Ryan Higa owns $10 million; earns mainly through YouTube channel nighiga
His income surfs him around other richest YouTube personalities like Markiplier, Jake Paul & many others.
According to the social blade, Ryan Higa's channel nigahiga makes about $40.5K - $648.1K per year, that breaks down to $3.4K - $54K per month.
Besides YouTube career, in 2016, he created a K-pop band with David Choi, Phillip Wang, Jung Sung Ahn, and Justin Chon.
His band was named BgA which stands for Boys Generally Asian, which was deliberately inspired by all-female band Gils Generation.
Their debut song was “Dong Saya Dae” which currently has over 16.25 million views on YouTube.
Ryan Higa and his group Boys Generally Asian
Even though it was a general parody of all K-pop song it unexpectedly peaked at no. 2 on the official K-pop charts for iTunes.
Later in 2017, they released their second song “Who’s It Gonna Be” which reached no. 1 on the K-pop charts.
In 2011, Ryan created his second channel titled HigaTV, which has 5.03 million subscribers as of October 2019.
In 2012, he even helped to form the YOMYOMF Network which hosts the only video-making talent competition, Internet Icon & served on judge panel alongside Christine Lakin and Timothy DeLaGhetto.
Ryan is also an actor and made his debut on “Ryan and Sean’s Not So Excellent Adventure” which was directed by Richard Van Vleet and was released on November 14, 2008.
Later he appeared on a 26-minutes short movie “Ninja Melka” which was released in August 2009. In 2016, he also appeared in a horror film “Tell Me How I Die".
According to the source, the average salary of an actor is around $50,427 with a median bonus of $1,032. Furthermore, he created an independent 35-minute film with Wong Fu Productions called “Agents of Secret Stuff".
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|Estimated earnings from his uploaded videos of 2014 on YouTube.||$1,310,000|
|Earning from his YouTube channel from his 13,187,595 subscribers||$66,000|
|Estimated earnings in 2013||$1,620,000|
|Estimated earnings in 2012||$1,860,000|
|Estimated earnings in 2011||$1,500,000|
|Estimated earnings in 2010||$336,000|
|Estimated earnings in 2009||$85,500|
|Estimated earnings in 2008||$154,000|
In addition, he also earns from social media, Instagram. He makes around $5,049.75 - $8,416.25 per sponsor post.
Currently, Ryan Higa lives in his house in Las Vegas, though has not disclosed other details on his residence.
Furthermore, the YouTuber is also low-key about his car collection, though some sources claim that he owns rides of worth $500,000 including a Ford and an Audi.
Without a doubt, Higa does live a lavish lifestyle with such massive fortune, often posts about his travels & luxury on his Instagram account.
Tax policy has certain significant attrition to everyone and the same goes for Ryan Higa. He has a house worth $1 million for which he has to pay $19,250 annually for property tax. Furthermore, from his $10 million net worth, he pays $3,661,250 for Federal, $241,161 for FICA, $858,957 for State, and $387,165 for Local.
For his total tax, he has to pay $5148,533 where he takes home $4,851,467 only. He also drives three luxury cars for which he pays approximately $1,426 per year or $118.63 per month/per car.
He is also involve in charities.
Ryan Higa aka nigahiga was born on June 6, 1990, in Hilo, Hawaii, U.S. under the zodiac sign of Gemini. His parents are Wendell Higa and Luci Higa; also has an elder brother named Kyle.
Higa holds an American nationality and is from Japanese ancestry.
Higa attended and graduated from Waiakea High School in 2008 & also leaned judo, is a black belt holder.
As of Decemebr 2022, Ryan Higa is 32 years old & has a height of 5 ft. 6.7 inches (173 cm).
Well, Ryan Higa is yet to be married, however, is in a relationship with Asian American actress, singer, and model, Arden Cho.
She is 5 years older than him. The couple has been dating since 2016 and often collaborates for a video.
Ryan Higa and his current girlfriend Arden Cho
Prior to Cho, he dated c in 2010. The duo confirmed their relationship after posting a series of their picture on their social media. However, their relationship could not last for long and ended in late 2010.
Furthermore, Higa was also in relationship with Tarynn Nago, a YouTube Personality in 2006, though, later broke up in 2010.