YouTube Star Ryan Higa

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Ryan Higa known by his YouTube username Nigahiga is an American YouTube personality and actor. He is known for his YouTube comedy videos, which have been viewed over 2.5 billion times. As of January 2016, Higa’s YouTube channel, nigahiga, has over 15 million subscribers.

Higa and Sean Fujiyoshi started posting YouTube videos of themselves lip-synching to songs in mid-2006 while attending Waiakea High School. They quickly expanded beyond songs, with a variety of other comedic pieces.

After Higa moved to Las Vegas to study Nuclear Medicine at University of Nevada, Las Vegas, most of the Nigahiga videos were solo efforts, usually featuring collaborations with other YouTube users. Since 2012, Higa has put together a production company, Ryan Higa Production Company (RHPC), which includes Fujiyoshi, that works together to make content for the nigahiga channel