Ian Hecox

Ian Hecox is known well for his acting and directing skill, as well as producer. He presently runs a YouTube channel and has many followers or so-called subscribers in his YouTube channel. Ian has got great reach through his channel. The blockbuster YouTube channel which he runs is titled Smosh. He runs this channel in partnership with his childhood best friend, Anthony Padilla. The main content of his channel is comedy clips. His channel is the 4th most subscribed YouTube channel having around 25.1 million subscribers to date.

You might be knowing much about this fantastic personality, yet to learn more about his personal life, professional life, net worth, and many more details; keep on reading this article till the end because it will be an exciting one. Indeed he achieved many things in this life, which is quite a motivational one. Without any delay, let’s start the journey of reading this article.

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Biography and Early Life

In 1987, when one of the finest and brilliant personalities, Ian Hecox, was born on 30 November in Long Island, located in New York. His forename was Ian Andrew Hecox. His parent’s name is Stephen Andrew Hecox, his father, and Sharon Hecox, his mother. His parents were first time seen on his YouTube channel, Smosh. This actor is also gifted with one lovable, beautiful sister whose name is Melissa Hecox.

His YouTube journey started with initially uploading funny video clips on his channel, which attracted a colossal audience and resulted in a Smosh birth. Later in his life, he dropped out from his college to expand his channel on the platform of YouTube and open his substitute channel like Smosh Games, Smosh 2nd channel.

Age, Height, Weight & Body Measurement

So, how old is Ian Hecox in 2021 and what is his height and weight? Well, Ian Hecox’s age is 33 years old as of today’s date 2nd August 2021 having been born on 30 November 1987. Though, he is 5′ 6″ in feet and inches and 173 cm in Centimetres tall, he weighs about 147.71 lbs in Pound and 67kg in Kilograms.


He has done his schooling at one of the top, brilliant institutions, called Del Campo High School. He completed his graduation from this school. Del Campo High School is the school where he met his YouTube Partner Anthony Padilla. Ian and Anthony used them both to learn until 6th grade of their high school.

They discussed opening a YouTube Channel how to expand it so that they get more reach. They both were determined to open a YouTube channel at this stage. Later after completing his schooling, he joined the famous university American University College.

Personal Life: Dating, Girlfriends, Wife, Kids

Ian Hecox was in a romantic relationship with Melanie Moat for a long time. She is also a famous YouTuber. She presently runs a YouTube channel called Mostly Melanie. He met Melanie for the first time in the year 2007 in a place called Sacramento when he went to meet his friend. They fell in love at first sight. They started dating each other now.

They were in a relationship where they used to live far from each other, till when his girlfriend Melanie decided to move in. But their relationship didn’t work out after that. Soon they broke up their relationship, and Melanie posted about their breakup on Twitter in September 2014.

After this breakup, he started dating a gorgeous model named Pamela Horton. The first time met each other in 2015 at a Playboy Party held in California. They used to show their romantic relationship by posting various pictures and images on Instagram. But soon, they quitted and broke up in the year 2018.

Is Ian Hecox Gay?

We can not determine Ian Hecox to be gay. We don’t have any evidence declaring him gay in public. He has initially dated with beautiful famous YouTuber Melanie Moat for a long time, and also they engaged. He also dated a well-known, renowned beautiful model Pamela Horton. Thus peeking at his personal, we can tell that he was a guy with a straight personality.

Professional Career

During their teenage years, he and his friend Anthony Padilla started exploring the well-known highly used social media by people worldwide called YouTube. At that time, they were studying in school. They started their journey on YouTube by making a channel called Smosh.

For this to keep their viewpoint, they opened a website called They used to upload funny clips on their channel. Soon their channel and website got a massive number of views all around. Most people shared it. Soon they started making more videos, and it reached more viewers all around the world.

Their YouTube channel is the 4th highest subscribe to channel, having around subscriber around 25.1 million. They have uploaded hundreds of funny videos and clips till now. They have an enormous reach and a huge fan base all around the world.

After successful of his initial channel Smosh, Ian Hecox soon opened various substitutes channels like Smosh Pit, Smosh France, Smosh Games, and Elmos. The video is uploaded regularly in these channels as per their schedule.

Apart from this, he also played a beautiful role in the movie of Smosh: The Movie and Ghostmates, which was premiered on his YouTube channel, Smosh. Also, he was a voiceover artist in an animated film called Angry Bird.


By looking at his professional life, we can tell that he has received many awards. He was lucky to be honored by many reputed institutions and also some organizations.

For his excellent acting and comedy skills, his YouTube channel has grabbed many awards. They have been recommended for various prizes like Annual Shorty Awards, Webby Awards, Teen Choice Awards, Social Star Awards, and Streamy Awards.

For his best comedy, he and his team were honored by YouTube in 2006, in the category of comedy. They got praised by the Social Star award in the year 2013. Also, organizations respected them by honoring them with awards like the Shorty Award and Steamy Award in 2014.

In 2006 they got Webby Awards. They also got awarded recently by grabbing two awards of Streamy.

Net Worth, Salary & Earnings of Ian Hecox in 2021

As of 2021, he is one of the wealthiest people in his country, and the USA has revenue and assets of around $18 million. The significant contribution to his net worth came through the YouTube channel Smosh. He had generated a considerable amount of revenue from this channel by making various small clips, videos, and comedy movies in their channel. Also, they got their payment from the others YouTube channels opened by them like, Smosh Pit, Smosh France, Smosh Games, and Elmos.

Ian Hecox was such a fortunate guy who opened YouTube channels at the correct time and right age. Because of this decision, he had earned millions of wealth till now. It is because of his innovation and intellect mind Ian Hecox has achieved this fame till now.

Because of his consistency and great comedy art skill in his YouTube channel, he has attracted a colossal fanbase to his YouTube channel. He is a highly skilled and perfect artist. With every upload of video on his YouTube channel, he has amazed every viewer. It is because of his hard work and dedication he has achieved this all.


Facts of Ian Hecox

  • Gender Male
  • full nameIan Hecox
  • birthplaceSacramento, California, USA
  • Date of Birth November 30, 1987
  • Age 36 years 7 months
  • Horoscope Sagittarius
  • Lucky Number 3
  • Lucky Stone Turquoise
  • Lucky Color Orange
  • Best Match for Marriage Leo, Aquarius
  • nationalityAmerican
  • religionChristianity
  • net worth$18 million
  • professionCo-founder of the online comedy enterprise Smosh
  • weightIn Kilograms – 67 Kg, In Pounds – 147.71 lbs
  • heightIn Centimetres – 173 cm, In Feet and Inches – 5′ 6″
  • hair colorDark Brown
  • eye colorBlue
  • high schoolDel campo High School

Written by Joel S. Elkins

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