Ryan Higa (Nigahiga) Net Worth

Ryan Higa (Nigahiga) Net Worth 2023: Wiki Biography, Married, Family, Measurements, Height, Salary, Relationships

Ryan Higa net worth is
$10 Million

Ryan Higa Wiki Biography

Ryan Higa is a popular YouTuber, who is also known under the name nigahiga, which is the title of his YouTube channel. Born on the 6th June 1990 in Hilo, Hawaii USA, of part-Japanese ancestry he came to prominence thanks to his comedy videos such as “How to be Ninja”, “How to be Gangster”, and “The ipod Human”, all of which have now attracted more than 40 million views.

Have you ever wondered how rich Ryan Higa is, as of late 2017? According to authoritative sources, it has been estimated that Higa’s net worth is as high as $10 million, earned through his successful career in the world of entertainment, active since 2006. In addition to his work on YouTube, Ryan also managed to make a breakthrough in the film industry, as a writer, producer and director as well.

Ryan Higa Net Worth $10 Million

Ryan grew up in his hometown with his older brother Kyle. To relate to his ancestry, Ryan competed in judo during his early years, and has obtained a black belt. Once in Waiakea High School, Ryan started wrestling for the school team; he matriculated in 2008.

Even while in high school, Ryan started his YouTube channel, and with his friend, Sean Fujiyoshi, began uploading videos of the two lip-syncing to popular songs of the time. In no time the two became an internet sensation, and began incorporating new ideas into their videos. Unfortunately, the two got into a controversy over copyright violations in late 2008, so in January 2009, nigahiga channel was suspended, and many of the videos were removed. He managed to recover his channel, but had problems with his most popular videos “How to be Gangster”, and “How to be Emo”, as they were on and off the network several times before they were back online for good in early 2012. He moved to Las Vegas in 2010, where he studied nuclear medicine at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas, and since then has worked with other popular YouTubers, while also started a company – Ryan Higa Production Company – and still works with Sean, who is mainly responsible in creating content for the channel. Ryan’s channel is now the 21st most subscribed channel on YouTube, with more than 20 million subscribers, while his videos have been viewed more than 3.5 billion times, which has added a considerable amount to his net worth.

Ryan has also written, directed and produced several films, including “Ryan and Sean’s Not So Excellent Adventure” (2008), in which Richard Van Vleet was credited as producer and director, then “Ninja Melk”, a short film released in 2009, and “Agents of Secret Stuff” (2010), the success of which also contributed to his net worth.

When it comes to his personal life, Ryan is still single, though in the past he dated fellow YouTuber Tarynn Nago from 2006 until 2010, while in 2010 he was in a relationship with internet personality Andrea Thi. He currently resides in Las Vegas, Nevada.

Full NameRyan Higa
Net Worth$10 Million
Date Of BirthJune 6, 1990
Place Of BirthHilo, Hawaii, United States
Height1.73 m
ProfessionYouTuber, actor, producer, comedian
EducationWaiakea High School
ParentsWendell Higa, Luci Higa
SiblingsKyle Higa
AwardsShorty Award for Humor (2016)
AlbumsBromance (Chester See & Ryan Higa, 2012, Single, Collaboration), Nice Guys (KevJumba, Ryan Higa & Chester See , 2011, Single), Shed a Tear (2010, KevJumba, Ryan Higa & Chester See, Single)
Music GroupsBoys Generally Asian
NominationsThe Streamy Awards (Best Comedy Series/Audience Choice Personality of the Year), Young Hollywood Award - Viral Superstar (2014)
MoviesNigaHiga (TV Series 2007– ), My K-Pop Boyfriend (2017), Smosh Babies (2013–2017), Single by 30 (TV Mini-Series 2016), BgA: Dong Saya Dae (2016), Ninja Melk (2009), Agents of Secret Stuff (2010), The Last Skitzo! (2015), Tell Me How I Die (2016), Single by 30 (TV Mini-Series, 2016), Ryan and Sean...
TV Shows"Gucci Gang" Country Edition! (Dear Ryan), Dude vs. Wild - Nevada Mountains (2017), How to get Views on YouTube! (2017), The CARDBOARD! (2015), Every Romantic Movie (2015), How To Sing Like Your Favorite Artists (2013),
1[on being more eco-friendly] If we don't start now, no one's gonna start later.
1He has two dogs named Teddy and Marley.
2Higa is a confessed fan of anime series Naruto.
3During filming of the Fruit Ninja sketch on his video Dear Ryan - Army of Lamps, Higa was hit harder than anticipated by a watermelon causing the sword he was holding to slam into his nose. Rushed to hospital, Higa was taken to the emergency room to receive stitches and medical attention.
4Ryan is cousin of a famous NBA player Jeremy Lin.
5Was the first ever Youtube channel to reach 3million subscribers.
6His Youtube channel 'NigaHiga' is a combination of "Niga", which means "rant" in Japanese, and his last name, "Higa".
7Is a member of 'YTF' (Yesterday, Today, Forever) consisting of other popular Youtubers.
8He's been making videos on You Tube since 2006.
9Is American Japanese.


My K-Pop Boyfriend2017ShortR.O.P.
Tell Me How I Die2016Scratch
Single by 302016TV Mini-SeriesTrevor
The Christian Show2016TV SeriesDisney characters
NigaHiga2007-2016TV SeriesRyan / Hanate / Regina / ...
BgA: Dong Saya Dae2016Video shortR.O.P.
Smosh Babies2014-2015TV SeriesBaby Ryan
Flight 75002014Dustin Cotchin
Bad Weather Films2014TV Series short
Saved by the Bell2013ShortZack Morris
The Long Lost Member2013ShortRyan
Internet Icon 22013Video shortJudge
Surviving the Sorority System2013ShortJustin
The Book Club2012TV SeriesYoutube Ninja
Supah Ninjas2011TV SeriesDJ Elephant Head
YouTube Assassin2011TV SeriesRyan Higa
Kung Fooled2011ShortChallenger
Smosh2010TV SeriesBoss Ninja / Peanuts Student
Agents of Secret Stuff2010ShortAden
If [Blank] Were Real2010TV SeriesStudent #3
Love Vampires2010TV SeriesCorbin's Friend
The Station2009TV SeriesTim / Ryan
Ninja Melk2009ShortRyan / Master Ching Ching / Lapchung
Electric Spoofaloo2009TV SeriesCho Cheng
Ryan and Sean's Not So Excellent Adventure2008Ryan


The Christian Show2016TV Series 1 episode
BgA: Dong Saya Dae2016Video short
The Last Skitzo!2015Short
Agents of Secret Stuff2010Short
NigaHigaTV Series 44 episodes, 2007 - 2010 writer - 2 episodes, 2007
Ninja Melk2009Short


The Christian Show2016TV Series 1 episode
The Last Skitzo!2015Short
NigaHigaTV Series 43 episodes, 2007 - 2010 co-director - 2 episodes, 2007
Ninja Melk2009Short


The Christian Show2016TV Series producer - 1 episode
The Last Skitzo!2015Short producer
Internet Icon 22013Video short executive producer
Internet Icon2012TV Series executive producer - 1 episode
Agents of Secret Stuff2010Short executive producer / producer
Ninja Melk2009Short producer
NigaHiga2007TV Series producer


Ninja Melk2009Short


Ninja Melk2009Short

Music Department

BgA: Dong Saya Dae2016Video short writer


Step by Step2012TV Series special thanks - 2 episodes
The MakeShift2012TV Series special thanks - 1 episode


Smosh2013-2017TV SeriesHimself
The Last Skitzo!2015ShortHimself
YouTubers React2013TV SeriesHimself
What Does 2013 Say?2013Video shortHimself
Just Shut Up!2013TV SeriesHimself
Rewind YouTube Style 20122012Video shortHimself
Yesterday, Today, Forever2012TV SeriesHimself
Internet Icon2012TV SeriesHimself - Judge
It Has Begun: Bananapocalypse2012ShortHimself
TableTop2012TV SeriesHimself - Guest
Introducing Victor King and the YTF Crew2011TV Special documentaryHimself
NigaHiga2007-2010TV SeriesHimself / Hanate / R-Dizzle / ...

Archive Footage

Supah Ninjas2012TV SeriesDJ Elephant Head

Nominated Awards

2016Streamy AwardThe Streamy AwardsBest Comedy SeriesFor "Ryan Higa"
2015Streamy AwardThe Streamy AwardsBest Comedy Series
2014Young Hollywood AwardYoung Hollywood AwardsViral Superstar
2013Streamy AwardThe Streamy AwardsBest First-Person Series

Known for movies

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