• Ryan Higa

    Last updated: June 25, 2018

    Ryan Higa is a YouTube celebrity, with a focus on comedy. Through the popularity of his online channel nigahiga, Ryan has started an acting career, appearing in a lower budget horror film titled Tell Me How I Die. As of June 2018 his main YouTube channel had over 21 million subscribers.

    Higa was born on June 6, 1990 in Hilo, Hawaii. His horoscope sign is Gemini.

    Ryan Higa religion politics beliefs

    Ryan Higa – His Religion

    While Ryan has asked by his fans about what religion he believes in, the YouTube celeb hasn’t responded. Maybe he fears alienating some of his fans with an answer?


    Ryan Higa – His Politics

    Does Ryan lean Republican or Democrat? That’s a tough question to answer. At times he’s leaned moderately left on current political topics, like the case below:

    By far Higa’s most politically charged video was one where he expressed his views on police violence and the use of force on citizens:


    It does appear that Ryan leans towards the left, but he seems to be disillusioned with the mainstream politics choices. Here’s one tweet he made in 2010:


    Ryan Higa – His Relationships

    Ryan’s father is Wendell and his mother’s name is Luci. He has an older brother named Kyle.

    Ryan is currently dating Arden Cho, a model. They have been together since 2016.

    Ryan Higa – On His YouTube Videos

    “They’re very random, but at the same time, I try to target things that I’m personally interested in, and things that I think my viewers are interested in. So when there’s the whole epidemic of Ebola, for example, I made a video about that because it was being talked about. Even though Ebola has been around for a long time, it was in the news and everybody was talking about this big scare — it became a topical thing.” (1)

    Ryan Higa – Trivia & Facts

    Began making videos on YouTube in 2006. Started getting into it seriously one year later after he noticed his first video had 1,000 views.

    Dropped out of college and studying Nuclear Medicine to focus on his YouTube career full-time. (1)

    Has a black belt in judo.




    1: South China Morning Post


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