Ryan Higa Net Worth: $2 million
Ryan Higa net worth is $2 million approximately. Also known as Nigahiga, the name of his Youtube channel, Ryan Higa is a comedian, actor, and a Youtube superstar. Most of his videos are comedy based. His Youtube career has been astonishing. From 2009 to 2011, his channel on Youtube was the most subscribed one for consecutive 677 days. He has a total of 3 billion views on his video which makes him super rich and is the reason why Ryan Higa net worth is $2 million.
Ryan Higa’s family belongs to Okinawa Prefecture, a Japanese descent. He has an older sibling named Kyle. Both of them were born in Hilo, Hawaii. Besides comedy, Higa has also been keen in judo. He holds a black belt and was a regular wrestler at his high school.
Ryan started on Youtube along with one of his high school mates Sean Fujiyoshi. At the beginning, the two friends used to post videos of their lip syncing to songs. After the success, they didn’t wait long to expand their channel. They started publishing comedy videos. Their friends and fellow Vloggers used to make guest appearances frequently.Check out the Bill Gates’ son Rory John Gates net worth also (here)
During 2008 and 2010, Higa and his friend faced several issues regarding their videos. Their most popular videos “How To Be Emo” and “How To Be Gangster” were taken down due to copyright claims. Several other lip syncing videos were also taken down for the same reason which caused their channel to be temporarily banned from YouTube. However, “How to be Emo”, “How to be Ninja” and “How to be Gangster” were released again in 2010.
The two partners were away from each other as Ryan Higa was pursuing his studies in Las Vegas. After that, the videos had solo performances of the two. In 2012, Ryan finally established a production company named as RHPC that creates content for his channel regularly. His company includes his close friend and partner Sean Fujiyoshi.
Ryan Higa owns 2 Youtube channels. The first one is named as NigaHiga which is shared between “The Yabo Crew”. It was created in 2006 and gained 3 million subscribers by 2010. Moreover, he created another channel in 2011. Higa used this channel to upload behind the scenes and daily video blog. Surprisingly, it has almost 5 million subscribers.
Their popularity on Youtube got them an offer from Richard Van Vleet, a producer based in Los Angeles, to work in a feature-length film. The two grabbed the opportunity immediately and released the movie named “Ryan and Sean’s Not So Excellent Adventure” in November 2008. Story of the movie rotates around a miserable producer looking for talented actors to work with. He finds Ryan and Sean as two Vloggers very popular on Youtube and immediately decided to work along with them. During the time, they have some experiences which the name describes as “Not So Excellent”.
In addition to that movie, Ryan Higa has been a part of a number of other short movies including “Ninja Melk”, “Agents of Secret Stuff”, “Supah Ninjas”, and “Tell Me How I Die”.