Liza Koshy is an American actress who has leveraged YouTube as a platform to promote her comedy while also serving as a television host on occasions. She is talented and funny and has gathered a lot of fans from around the world. More about the actress can be seen below.
Liza Koshy’s Bio (Ethnicity)
Liza Koshy was born on the 31st of March 1996 in Houston, Texas. Her ethnicity is a mix of Indian, white and black and from when she was in kindergarten till she reached the 5th grade she was in a dual language educational and cultural program and so also speaks Spanish fluently. She studied business marketing at the University of Houston after going to high school at Lamar High School.
After Liza Koshy finished college in 2015, she moved to Los Angeles to begin to pursue a career. It was in her quest to carve out a career or herself that she started making comic videos on the platform that was known as Vine using the pseudonym “Lizzza”. She had over 5 million followers by the time Vine was closing in 2017. Luckily, she had already begun building a profile on YouTube as well and by 2016, her profile on the platform started to warrant some notice. She interviewed former President Barack Obama in November 2016 on her YouTube Channel to encourage voter registration.
By 2017, Liza Koshy had become the fastest YouTube user to reach 10 million subscribers. She now has over 15 million subscribers on her main YouTube channel and over 1.7 billion views. She also has clout on platforms like Instagram where she has over 16 million followers and n Musical.ly as well where she has over 11 million followers. In fact, taking the totality of her internet engagement, she has approximately 45 million followers across all social media platforms.
Liza Koshy starred in Hulu’s horror series Freakish in 2016 as the character known as Violet Adams. She returned to the role in the second season in 2017. In 2016 she also got cast as Aday Walker in the feature film Boo! A Madea Halloween. She has had quite a number of parts in YouTube Premium series such as Jingle Ballin’ and Escape the Night.
She co-produced and stars in the YouTube Premium series Liza on Demand which came out in June 2018. Her acting credit in 2018 should also include a voice part in Crow: The Legend where she will voice the character of the Owl.
Liza Koshy also has a number of stints as a host. She hosted the live preshow of the 2017 Golden Globe Awards and set a record for live views on Twitter with 2.7 million people clocking in via the medium. She is also a host on Total Request Live on MTV which began daily live broadcasts in October 2017. Even the world of awards has recognized her as she has gotten four Teen Choice Awards, one Kids’ Choice Award, and two Streamy Awards.
Liza Koshy also collaborates with The Giving Keys on a necklace collection. The Giving Keys is a jewelry company that gives employment and support to the formerly homeless people.
Liza Koshy’s father Jose Koshy was a petroleum executive and her mother was a yoga instructor named Jean Carol. They had two other daughters before Elizabeth Koshy came along and they raised all of them in their family home in Houston, Texas.
Liza Koshy and fellow YouTube personality David Dobrik had been friends long before they started dating on the 28th of November 2015. They took their relationship public when they posted a picture of themselves with a calendar that had November 28 marked on Instagram.
Their relationship led to numerous collaborations over time and David Dobrik even celebrated reaching 1 million subscribers by kissing her for the first time in a video. The couple separated sometime in late 2017 but only announced their breakup in June 2018 in a YouTube video. Since after Dobrik, she is not known to have started a relationship with someone else.
Liza Koshy stands at a height of 5 in 0¾ ft or 154 cm and weighs 54 kg or 119 lbs. She seems totally committed to comedy and so does not do some of the back-breaking work to maintain a shape and figure that some other actresses in Hollywood do, but she is fit and looks quite good at her current height and weight.
Not only would Liza Koshy be getting payouts from her channels on YouTube she has also starred in a TV commercial for Beats by Dre which is sure to have netted her some cool money. She regularly promotes products and brands on her YouTube and other social media platforms and all these are various sources of income to her. It is therefore unsurprising that she is said to have an estimated net worth of $4.4 million.