Ryan Higa Height, Weight, Age, Body Statistics


Born Name

Ryan Higa

Nick Name

Niga Higa

Ryan Higa poses for a modeling photoshoot done in 2014
Ryan Higa poses for a modeling photoshoot done in 2014

Sun Sign


Born Place

Hilo, Hawaii, United States


Las Vegas, Nevada, U.S.




Ryan Higa went to the Waiakea High School in his hometown and graduated in 2008.

Later, he got enrolled at the University of Nevada in Las Vegas to study nuclear science.


Comedian, YouTube personality, actor


  • Father – Wendell Higa
  • Mother – Luci Higa
  • Siblings – Kyle Higa (Older Brother)


Ryan Higa is managed by his mother Luci Higa.

He is also represented by Joanna Volpe of New Leaf Literary & Media Inc.




5 ft 8½ in or 174 cm


69 kg or 152 lbs

Girlfriend / Spouse

Ryan Higa has dated –

  1. Tarynn Nago (2006-2010) – Ryan started dating fellow YouTube personality Tarynn Nago in 2006. In course of their relationship, Tarynn made a number of guest appearances in his videos. They decided to go separate ways in 2010.
  2. Andrea Thi (2010) – Ryan was reported to be dating a girl named Andrea Thi in 2010. They made their relationship public by posting a series of their pictures on their respective social media accounts. However, that relationship didn’t last beyond months and by the end of 2010, they had broken up.
  3. Arden Cho (2016) – Towards the mid-2016, Ryan was RUMORed to be going out with model and actress, Arden Cho.
Ryan Higa and Arden Cho in a picture shared on social media in 2016
Ryan Higa and Arden Cho in a picture shared on social media in 2016

Race / Ethnicity


He is of Japanese descent.

Hair Color


Eye Color


Sexual Orientation


Distinctive Features

Slight body frame


His body measurements may be –

  • Chest – 38 in or 96.5 cm
  • Arms / Biceps – 13 in or 33 cm
  • Waist – 32 in or 81 cm
Ryan Higa at a public event
Ryan Higa at a public event

Shoe Size


Brand Endorsements

Ryan Higa has endorsed some brands and products through his social media and YouTube activity. He also might have endorsed some products indirectly by using them in his YouTube videos.



Best Known For

The immense popularity of his YouTube videos, which have more than collective 3 billion views. Overall, he has more than 20 million subscribers, thus, making him one of the most successful YouTube personalities.

First Film

In 2008, he made his film debut in the comedy movie, Ryan and Sean’s Not So Excellent Adventure.

First TV Show

In 2007, Ryan was first seen in the comedy TV series NigaHiga as himself. He appeared in 16 episodes until 2010.

Personal Trainer

Ryan Higa’s workout routine and diet plan aren’t known.

Ryan Higa Favorite Things

  • Color – Green
Ryan Higa poses at a public function
Ryan Higa poses at a public function

Ryan Higa Facts

  1. Initially, the lip-synced videos of popular songs played a huge role in making him popular. However, it created a problem for him in 2008 as many of his videos were taken down for copyright violations.
  2. In 2009, his YouTube account was temporarily suspended for copyright violations. He was asked to either remove his videos or change audio of his videos.
  3. In 2012, he established Ryan Higa Production Company so that he could expand his area of work to the movies and create more original videos for his YouTube account.
  4. While growing up, he competed in judo and over the years, has managed to gain black belt position in this martial arts form.
  5. He was a competitive wrestling player while growing up. He even used to represent his high school.
  6. In July 2006, he collaborated with Sean Fujiyoshi, Tim Enos and Tarynn Nago (known as The Yabo Crew) to start YouTube Channel nigahiga. The niga stands for “rant” in Japanese.
  7. The nigahiga channel holds the distinction of being the first YouTube channel to garner more than 3 million subscribers. They reached this landmark in December 2010.
  8. His channel nigahiga also holds the record for being the first YouTube channel to be at the top of most subscriptions for more than 650 consecutive days.
  9. Visit his official website @ higatv.com.
  10. Follow him on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Google+, and YouTube.

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