Ryan Higa is more widely known as NigaHiga, which is his YouTube name is a renowned YouTuber. His content is mainly concerned with comedy and entertaining his subscribers. The masses love his videos and have helped him achieve the billion views mark on YouTube. He has been able to gather as many as 20 million subscribers on YouTube. He has gained such popularity on the platform that he has also been offered movie roles, and he has performed in movies like “Tell me how I die,” which was released in the year 2016.

Well, how well do you know about NigaHiga? If not much, we have compiled all you need to know about NigaHiga’s net worth in 2021, his age, height, weight, wife, kids, biography and complete details about his life. Well, if you’re all set, here is what we know about NigaHiga to date.

Biography and Early Life-

NigaHiga was originally named Ryan Higa, and he was born and brought up in Hilo, Hawaii. The name of his father is Wendell Higa, and that of his mother is Luci Higa. He grew up along with a brother named Kyle Higa in Hawaii. NigaHiga hails from a family of Japanese and Okinawan descent, so they are mainly Asian Americans. During his school days, Niga was really good at judo and even won a black belt rank.

Age, Height, Weight & Body Measurement

So, how old is NigaHiga in 2021 and what is his height and weight? Well, NigaHiga’s age is 31 years old as of today’s date 2nd August 2021 having been born on 6 June 1990. Though, he is 5′ 8″ in feet and inches and 173 cm in Centimetres tall, he weighs about 143.3 lbs in Pound and 65 kg in Kilograms.


NigaHiga grew up in Hilo, where he completed his high school diploma from the Waiakea High School. While in school, he took part in judo and martial arts in which he was quite good at. He had even won the black belt rank, which is quite challenging. He was also excellent academically and went on to study Nuclear Medicine at the renowned University of Nevada, Las Vegas. He had already started his YouTube channel during high school, and while in college, he decided to make YouTube his full-time job, so he decided to quit his degree.

Personal Life: Dating, Girlfriends, Wife, Kids

NigaHiga being such a popular celebrity, has always been under the media’s radar. According to reports, he used to date Tarynn Nago since 2006, but they broke up in the year 2010. Following this, he again found love and comfort in Arden Cho, dating since 2015. Though he has not been dragged into any controversies, being famous comes with its own cons; hence he likes to keep his personal life under the wraps.

Is NigaHiga Gay?

NigaHiga has been dating Arden Cho since 2015, and they are pleased in their life. Hence it can be confirmed that he is not gay.

Professional Career-

Ryan Higa, along with some friends named Sean Fujiyoshi, Tyrann Nago, and Tin Enos, had created a group known as the Yabo Crew on YouTube, where they used to upload videos regarding comedy lip-sync videos. The masses quite liked their content, and they soon achieved the million subscribers mark. During this time, Higa was still in college, and he decided to drop out of studies and pursue YouTube full time.

His channel faced some issues in the year 2009 and got terminated, after which he started another pipeline called the HigaTV, which was equally popular. In the year 2012, he helped in the creation of an online network called the YOMYOMF network. In the year 2017, he hit the 20 million milestones, which was a massive achievement for him and his teammates.

He is also really talented when it comes to music and has made covers and remixes of songs like “I miss you,” “Nice Guys,” “Coffee shop love,” etc. He has also judged the online show called “Internet Icon.” His popularity has also landed him parts in popular movies like “Tell me how I die,” “Ninja Melk,” “Agents of secret stuff,” etc. He has also made two singles named “Millennial love” and “Ignored.”


  • NigaHiga received the Shorty Award for Best in Humour in the year 2012 for his perfect comedy.
  • His channel is one of the most popular channels on youtube and holds the rank of 21st among the most subscribed channels in history.

Net Worth, Salary & Earnings of NigaHiga in 2021

NigaHiga has been a prevalent YouTube personality. Most of his earnings are derived from the videos he uploads on his channels, like the parody videos on popular movies and comedy series. His channel has as many as 20 million subscribers, and he has also performed in several popular films. The masses have immensely loved his songs, and all these ventures have made him a renowned celebrity and youth icon. He currently has a net worth of $15 million as of 2021.

Some Interesting Facts You Need To Know

  • In the year 2009, he faced some issues with YouTube, and his channel was taken down, so he had to make another channel called HigaTV in the year 2011.
  • After hitting the 20 million subscribers milestone, NigaHiga has made collaboration videos with popular artists like Jun Sung Ahn, Justin Chon, David Choi, and Phillip Wang.

NigaHiga is a renowned YouTube personality and actor. His talent and hard work have landed him with a huge fan following. He has starred in several popular movies and music videos. He has even made some song covers and remixes of certain popular songs. His comedy videos are loved by his fans, where he gives his satirical take on famous movies like Titanic and his lip sync videos.


Facts of Ryan Higa

  • Gender Male
  • full nameRyan Higa
  • birthplaceHilo, Hawaii, U. S.
  • Date of Birth June 06, 1990
  • Age 33 years 8 months
  • Horoscope Gemini
  • Lucky Number 4
  • Lucky Stone Agate
  • Lucky Color Yellow
  • Best Match for Marriage Leo, Aquarius, Libra
  • nationalityAmerican
  • religionChristianity
  • net worth$12 million
  • professionYouTuber, Actor
  • weightIn Kilograms – 65 Kg, In Pounds – 143.3 lbs
  • heightIn Centimeters – 173 cm, In Feet and Inches – 5′ 8″
  • hair colorBlack
  • eye colorBlack
  • high schoolWaiakea High School

Written by Joel S. Elkins

Lorenzo Feritta

Dahntay Jones