Who is Liza Koshy?
Elizabeth Shaila ‘Liza’ Koshywas born on the 31st March 1996, in Houston, Texas USA, so is currently aged 22. She is a YouTube personality, social media star, actress and television host, probably best recognized for starring in her own YouTube Premium comedy series “Liza On Demand”, the Hulu original horror series “Freakish” as Violet Adams, and hosting the Nickelodeon game show “Double Dare”.
Would you like to know more about Liza Koshy’s professional career and her involvement in the entertainment industry? Is she still dating David Dobrik? How rich is she, as of now? If you are interested, stay tuned and find out.
Liza Koshy Net Worth
Her career started in 2013m and she has been an active member of the entertainment industry ever since, known not only as a social media star but also as a professional actress. So, if you ever wondered how rich Liza Koshy is, it has been estimated by authoritative sources that the total size of her net worth is already over $4 million, accumulated largely through her successful dual career, with another source coming from various advertisements. Undoubtedly, if she continues to expand further her profession in the forthcoming years, her net worth will certainly increase.
Early Life and Family
When it comes to her early life, Liza Koshy spent her childhood in Houston, where she was raised alongside her two elder sisters by their father, Jose Koshy, who works as a petroleum executive, and her mother, Jean Carol, who is a yoga instructor. She is of American and Indian ancestry. Her two sisters are Rachel and Olivia, while other information about them is unknown.
Regarding her education, Liza learned to speak Spanish, through a dual language program which she attended from kindergarten until fifth grade. She went to Lamar High School, and upon matriculation in 2014, continued her education at the University of Houston, studying Business Marketing. However, a year later she decided to change her vocation, and moved to Los Angeles, California to pursue a career in the entertainment industry.
Social Media Star, Vine, and YouTube
Speaking about her career, Liza started it in 2013, when she created her official account on the Vine platform under the username Lizzza, on which she posted various short comic videos. At the same time, she launched her self-titled YouTube channel. Over the next few years, her videos started receiving more attention, and the number of subscribers grew steadily thanks to her talent, so she had more than seven million subscribers at the time when Vine was closed in 2017. Some of her most popular videos are “THE WORLD’S BEST BEAUTY HACKS” with over 42 million views, “GET MONEY!! DOLLAR STORE WITH LIZZZA”, which has more than 37 million views, and “BARACK OBAMA INTERVIEWS LIZA KOSHY”, with over two million views.
Liza has now launched her second YouTube channel, under the username Liza Koshy Too, and has so far amassed more than 16.5 million subscribers, while her videos have attracted more than 2.3 billion views in total, adding a considerable amount to her net worth, and increasing enormously her popularity.
Other Social Media Platforms
In addition, Liza is active across other popular social media platforms, which she uses not only to promote her projects but also to share various other contents. So, she runs her official Instagram account, on which she has more than 17.7 million followers, as well as her official Twitter account, having almost 2.5 million fans. She is also active on Tik Tok (former Musical.ly) and has her own Facebook page. Moreover, Liza has her own website, on which you can find more information about her career.
Regarding her professional acting career, it began in 2016 when she was chosen to portray Violet Adams in the Hulu original horror series “Freakish”, starring in 20 episodes. During the same year, Liza also featured as Princess Aubrey in Jason Nash’s comedy entitled “FML”, followed by her portrayal of Aday Walker in the horror comedy film “Boo! A Madea Halloween”. Afterwards she caught the attention of the public with the YouTube Premium comedy series entitled “Jingle Ballin’”, also in 2016. All of these appearances increased her wealth by a large margin, as well as her popularity.
To speak further about her acting career, Liza continued to line up successes with her YouTube projects, including the YouTube Premium mystery reality series “Escape The Night” (2017-2018). Her popularity reached its zenith with another YouTube Premium comedy series, entitled “Liza On Demand”, which she also produced in 2018. Most recently, Liza did a voice over to the character Owl in the animated virtual-reality short film “Crow: The Legend” in November of 2018, so her net worth is certainly still rising.
Career as a Television Host
Apart from her careers as a social media star and actress, Liza Koshy has also gained popularity as a television host. She became one of the hosts of the MTV show “Total Request Live” in October of 2017, and was the host of the 2017 Golden Globes Awards, and the series “Every Single” by Nigel Lythgoe. Since June of 2018, Liza has been hosting the Nickelodeon game show “Double Dare”, increasing further her fortune.
When it comes to other projects, Liza became recognized as the first ‘digital star’ to give an interview for the Vogue magazine’s web series “73 Questions”, which led her to interview celebrities at the 2018 Met Gala event on behalf of Vogue. Other than that, Liza also started a collaboration with The Giving Keys, with her own collection of necklaces, and she also promotes Beats Electronics.
Recognitions and Awards
Thanks to her accomplishments in the entertainment industry, Liza Koshy has won numerous recognitions and awards. She has won four Streamy Awards in such categories as ‘Breakout Creator’, ‘Comedy’, ‘Comedy Series: Liza on Demand’ and ‘Acting in a Comedy: Liza on Demand’ in 2016, 2017 and 2018. She has also won four Teen Choice Awards for Choice Female Web Star two times – Choice Comedy Web Star and Choice YouTuber. Besides that, she was rewarded with the 2018 Kids’ Choice Award in the Favorite Funny YouTube Creator category, and has entered the 2019 Forbes 30 Under 30 Hollywood & Entertainment list.
— Liza Koshy (@lizakoshy) January 12, 2017
To talk about her personal life, Liza Koshy was in a relationship with a Slovak social media star and YouTube personality David Dobrik from 2015 until 2017; their break-up wasn’t announced until June of 2018. It is believed that she is single at the present time, and currently still residing in Los Angeles, California.
Appearance and Vital Statistics
Speaking about her appearance and physical attributes, Liza Koshy is apparently a beautiful young woman with long curly dark brown colored hair, and dark brown colored eyes. Her body shape can be described as a slim, as she stands at a height of just 5ft 0ins (1.54m) and her weight is reputed to be around 104lbs (47kgs), while her vital statistics are 33-25-34.