Nigahiga Nigahiga
Nigahiga Nigahiga
Nigahiga is a popular YouTube channel created by Japanese American Ryan Higa. Since relocating to Las Vegas to study filmmaking at UNLV, Higa's videos are either solo efforts or videos with other people such as KevJumba. They are known for their YouTube comedy videos, which have been viewed over 1.10 billion times.
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  • 2012
    Age 21
    As of October 2012, Higa's YouTube channel, Nigahiga, has over 5.7 million subscribers.
    More Details Hide Details Ryan Higa was born in Hilo, Hawaii on. He graduated from Waiakea High School in 2008.
  • 2010
    Age 19
    A new independent 35 minute film he created with Wong Fu Productions called "Agents of Secret Stuff" was uploaded on Ryan's channel on November 24, 2010.
    More Details Hide Details It features some other popular YouTube users as well as actors such as Aki Aleong. "Agents of Secret Stuff" is about a teenage A.S.S. (Agent of Secret Stuff) (Higa) who is sent undercover to a high school to protect one of the students, a girl named Taylor (Arden Cho) from the A.S.S.'s enemy, the S.I.N.S (Society Involving Not-So-Good Stuff). It included guest appearances from Ian and Anthony of Smosh, D-Trix, Kassem G and Hiimrawn. Advertisement spoofs Dear Ryan "How to be" series Lip-synced songs Movies in Minutes series Music videos Best Crew Ninja Melk Off the Pill Rants Ryan and Sean's Not So Excellent Adventure Skitzo TV Program Spoofs The Ryan Higa Show Word of the Day Agents of Secret Stuff
  • 2006
    Age 15
    The nigahiga YouTube channel was created on July 20, 2006 by Ryan Higa, Sean Fujiyoshi, Tim Enos, and Tarynn Nago (known collectively as "The Yabo Crew").
    More Details Hide Details By December 21, 2010, it had reached 3 million subscribers, the first channel to do so, and by October 2012, their videos had been viewed over 1.32 billion times. According to Higa, his channel name is a combination of "Niga", which means "rant" in Japanese, and his last name, "Higa". He created a second channel recently, where he posts video blogs and behind the scenes movies. His second account is under the name of "HigaTV". In 2008, Los Angeles producer Richard Van Vleet offered to help them create their first feature-length film. The resulting film, Ryan and Sean's Not So Excellent Adventure, was directed by Richard Van Vleet and released on November 14, 2008. It was shown in sold out theaters in Hawaii and California. The DVD was released on July 14, 2009 in the USA.
    He and Sean Fujiyoshi started posting YouTube videos of themselves lip-synching to songs in mid 2006 while attending Waiakea High School.
    More Details Hide Details They quickly expanded beyond songs, with a variety of other comedic pieces. Occasional guest appearances are made by Tim Enos, Ryan Villaruel, Kyle Chun, and Tarynn Nago, collectively known as the "Yabo Crew". On Christmas Eve of 2008, Higa and Fujiyoshi's two most popular videos, How To Be Gangster and How To Be Emo, were removed due to copyright violations. On January 21, 2009, the nigahiga account was temporarily suspended and was required to remove more copyrighted videos. Because of this, nigahiga's lip synching videos were all removed (with the exception of You're Beautiful, which was audio swapped), and so were most of his videos that include copyrighted music. As of now, all the music that is being played in nigahiga's videos is music Higa composed himself. How to be Gangster and How to be Emo were put back on nigahiga's channel in late August 2009, only to be removed a few days later, along with How to be Ninja and How to be Nerd. In Spring 2010, How to be Ninja, How to be Gangster and How to be Emo were made public once more.
  • 1990
    Born on June 6, 1990.
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