Ryan Higa, also regarded as nigahiga, is a famous American internet personality, comedian, actor, and musician who has a net worth of $10 million. He is the first person in the world who crossed the milestone of 3 million subscriptions on YouTube.
From the beginning of the occupational career in 2006, Ryan Higa has made a total of five single songs which are not included in any albums. Besides, he has worked in five films and short films as an actor. Ryan Higa has acted on one TV series and three web series.
How much money does Ryan Higa make?
Ryan Higa has earned most of his money from his video content which he uploaded on YouTube. Besides, he has earned money from acting on TV series and web series. Ryan Higa has also an official website where he sells merchandise and increases his wealth.
Ryan Higa’s estimated periodic Income is given below:
- Yearly Income: $720K
- Monthly Income: $60K
- Weekly Income: $13.8K
- Daily Income: $1.97K
- Hourly Income: 82.2
How does Ryan Higa make money?
Ryan Higa is a YouTube content creator, an actor, a musician, and a comedian at a time. His sources of earning are full of diversity. Ryan Higa also earns money from selling merchandise from his official website. Ryan Higa’s diverse sources of earning are listed below:
- Earnings from YouTube channels
- Working as a director and a producer
- Making songs as a single artist
- Selling merchandise from the official website
Earnings from YouTube Channels
Ryan Higa started his YouTube career on 21 June 2006 by opening a YouTube channel named ‘nigahiga.’ He opened his channel for a purpose of uploading comedy and parody videos.
The very first video Ryan Higa uploaded on nigahiga is titled How to be Ninja on 26 July 2007 and has 55 million views. He has another YouTube channel named HigaTV, which was created on 17 April 2009. This channel is also open for entertaining purposes only.
Ryan Higa’s first YouTube channel, nigahiga, contains 407 video contents with 21.4 million subscribers. The videos have got a massive 43.3 billion views which brings a maximum of 265 thousand dollars ad revenue annually.
Ryan Higa’s another YouTube channel, HigaTV, has a total of 659 videos and has gotten 4.84 million subscriptions. The videos on this channel have an aggregate of 8.84 billion views which can bring up to 83 thousand dollars ad revenue per year.
Working as a director and a producer
Ryan Higa is not only working as a YouTube content creator but also has worked as a director and a producer in different TV series and short films.
In 2007, Ryan Higa did his first job as a producer in a TV series named NigaHiga. Since then, he has worked in 7 TV series and short films as a producer or as an executive producer.
Since 2009, Ryan Higa has done the role of a director in 4 TV series. The TV series and short films where he worked as a director or a co-director are provided below:
|Name (Years ; TV series / short)||Number of episodes (Director / Co-director)|
|NigaHiga (2007 ; TV series)||2 (co-director)|
|NigaHiga (2007 – 2010 ; TV series)||43 (director)|
|Ninja Melk (2009 ; short)||1 (director)|
|The Last Skitzo! (2015 ; short)||1 (director)|
|The Christian Show (2016 ; TV series)||1 (director)|
Making songs as a single artist
Ryan Higa has also tried singing songs. He has produced 5 songs where he sang as a single lead artist. Ryan Higa created his first song in 2011 titled I’m Hardcore where featuring artists were David Choi and JR Aquino.
Besides, Ryan Higa has also sung Millennial Love in 2017 where he put Kina Grannis as the featuring artist.
Selling merchandise from the official website
Ryan Higa has an official website named Gianthugs.com where he sells merchandise through online transactions. From the website, he sells various types of iconic garments, including t-shirts, fluorescent t-shirts, sweaters, premium hoodies, hats, etc.
Besides, there is merchandise like wristbands, BGA pins, etc. Ryan Higa’s merchandise price started from 12 dollars and went up to 39.99 dollars.
Biography of Ryan Higa
|Date of Birth||6 June 1990|
|Place of Birth||Hilo, Hawaii, U. S.|
|Height||5 feet 8 inch|
|Marital Status||Not married|
|Profession||Internet personality, musician, actor, comedian|
|Net Worth||$10 million|
Early Life of Ryan Higa
Ryan Higa was born and spent his childhood in Hilo, Hawaii, U. S. He has a brother, Kyle, who is older than him. He and his brother are of Okinawan Descent. Ryan Higa has achieved the rank of black belt in Judo.
Ryan Higa completed his high school at Waiakea High School and started studying Nuclear Medicine at the University of Nevada, situated in Las Vegas. But he dropped out due to a lack of focus in study to produce online video content, and could not graduate from the university.
Ryan Higa cannot speak the Japanese language. He does not even understand Japanese. Ryan Higa said many times that though he is earning money from his channel now, he initiated his channel to send his family funny videos.
Ryan Higa is still working with his parodies and comedies video and uploading them on his official YouTube channel, nigahiga, and his secondary channel, HigaTV.
RHPC is a video content production company established by Ryan Higa and its full form is the Ryan Higa Production Company. This production is responsible for making Ryan Higa’s video content for his YouTube channels, NigaHiga and HigaTV.
- https://www.gianthugs.com/collections/ryan — Ryan Higa Official Website
- https://socialblade.com/youtube/user/nigahiga — NigaHiga YouTube Channel Social Blade
- https://socialblade.com/youtube/user/higatv — HigaTV YouTube Channel Social Blade
- https://www.imdb.com/name/nm3090514/ — Ryan Higa IMDb
- https://www.imdb.com/name/nm3090514/awards — Ryan Higa IMDb Awards