Last ned
general information
Birth date June 6, 1990
Other names nigahiga (YouTube username)
Residence Las Vegas
Nationality American
Ethnicity Japanese
education & career
High school Waiakea High School
Alma mater University of Nevada, Las Vegas
Occupation YouTube celebrity
Years active 2006 – present
Ryan Higa (born June 6, 1990), also known by his YouTube username nigahiga, is the second most subscribed person on YouTube. He makes several cameos in videos of Wong Fu Productions, as well as appearances in Wong Fu Weekends

Early lifeEdit

Ryan Higa was born in Hilo, Hawaii. He attended Waiakea High School and graduated in 2008.

In 2006, Ryan started posting videos on YouTube at the age of 16, under the username "nigahiga". They started as lipsync videos, and gradually shifted to short comedic skits. Ryan and his friend Sean Fujiyoshi starred in a movie in 2008 called Ryan and Sean's Not So Excellent Adventure.

Ryan also starred a short movie by Wong Fu Productions in 2012, called Agents of Secret Stuff. Ryan played Aden, the main character.


  • Ryan has a black belt in Judo.
  • Ryan is one of seven members of YTF Legacy, an American performing group.