Four-times Streamy Awards and Teen Choice Awards winner, Liza Koshy is an American YouTuber star, actress, comedian, and television host. Liza has amassed over 16 million subscribers on her YouTube Channel ‘Liza Koshy’ and more than 17.4 million followers on the Instagram page. She co-hosts the MTV television series Total Request Live and Double Dare on the Nickelodeon game show which premiered in June 2018.
Who Is Liza Koshy? What is her real name?
Liza Koshy born as Elizabeth Shaila Koshy on March 31st, 1996 in Houston, Texas, the USA to Jose Koshy and Jean Carol nee Hertzler. Liza is of half-Indian and half-white descent. Her father is a petroleum executive and mother is a yoga instructor. She has two older sisters; Olivia and Rachel.
Elizabeth attended Lamar High School where she learned to speak the Spanish language. After her high school education, she enrolled at the University of Houston where she studied business marketing. But she left the college and moved to Los Angeles to pursue her career.
How Liza Koshy rose to stardom?
Liza Koshy made her Met Gala debut in 2018 New York event. Liza Koshy rose to fame through the social media platform, Vine app. During her high school, she is popularly known by her online name Lizzza. On her Vine app, she has more than 5 million followers.
Later, she created her self-titled channel ‘Liza Koshy’ on 2 Sep 2013. Her YouTube channel has more than 16 million subscribers and 1 billion views. She posts prank videos, beauty tutorials, travel diary, and challenge. Liza posts videos every Wednesday. Koshy tends to keep things light and fun on her channel. She also faced issues like internet bullying struggling with anxiety.
She took five-minutes interview of a very special, a former president Barack Obama. During an interview, Obama said,
“Well, because, you know, young people are gonna be the people who make the biggest impact in this country, and this is the way to reach them. And you’re doing a great job talking to them about some of the things you guys care about.”
Moreover, Liza runs another channel called “Liza Koshy Too” which she created in the late August 2016. On her second channel, she has 7.2 million subscribers and 496 million views. The simple college girl becomes one of the most popular social media sensations in the world.
Some of her most viewed videos are Paying Actors To Be My Friends, Googling My Boyfriend’s Net Worth, Doing Makeup with Gardening Tools, My New Career, A New Episode, Piercing My Entire Face, 73 Question with Helga, Meetin My Stylist!! Naked With Carlos and many more. One of the most viewed videos is ‘The World’s Best Beauty Hacks!which has over 41 million views and also received positive reviews from the auditions.
The social media influencer is active on various social media platforms such as Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, and Snapchat. She has amassed over 17 million followers on Instagram and 2.34 million followers on the Twitter account.
Liza Koshy’s Acting Career
Apart from her social media career, she is an actress and played in several movies. In 2016, Liza made her debuted as Violet Adams in the Hulu original horror series Freakish. In the same year, she played the character of Aday Walker in the horror-comedy film Boo! A Made Halloween and starred as the lead role in the YouTube series jungle Ballin. She starred in the comedy movie FML.
Liza Koshy played a recurring role as The Explorer in the YouTube Premium mystery-reality series Escape the Night in 2017. She appeared as a guest on Ellen’s Show Me More Show. Liza starred as the leading role in YouTube comedy series Liza on Demand which was released in June 2018. She is also a co-creator and executive producer of the show. In addition, she hosts the American game show Double Dare which premiered on Nickelodeon on 25 June 2018.
Why did Liza Koshy and David Dobrik breakup?
Liza Koshy dated he fellow YouTube star, David Dobrik for two years but unfortunately, the two social sensations broke up. According to a post on David’s Instagram, Liza started dating in 2015. The couple did several videos together and also posted videos on her channel. She also featured on her boyfriend’s channel.
Liza Koshy shared a cute photo of them on her Instagram with a caption on June 30, 2017. She wrote,
“the only person I’ll let ruin my contour. Here’s proof that David Dobrik kisses his fans. happy 571 days together cutie.”
Koshy and Dobrik announced their break up in an emotional video online in June 2018. The former couple revealed that Koshy and Dobrik had broken up in the late 2017 and there weren’t together anymore. But they are still best friends.
Her ex-boyfriend, David told that they broke up six months ago and it wasn’t healthy for them to be together. The couple revealed that due to their busy schedules they decided to end up their relationship and focused on their career.
Koshy spoke about the reaction of fans and the outpouring of support while on the red carpet for the MTV Movie & TV Awards two weeks later, explaining that she was blown away: “We trended on Twitter, and we were like ‘what the heck? We didn’t know that many people cared!'” Oh, we cared, Liza. And, to be honest, we’re a little crushed.
Awards and Achievements
Liza Koshy has won numerous awards for her creative contents. She has won four Streamy Awards and Teen Choice Awards and a Kid’s Choice Award. She and fellow YouTube sensation Logan Paul received ‘Choice Web Star’ at the 2017 Teen Choice Awards. In 2017, The Hollywood reporter included Liza in 15 Rising Crossover Stars. She had been nominated for several other awards including Shorty Awards, People’s Choice Awards, and 10th Shorth Awards.
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i look like the happiest raisin you've ever seen. because i am. the most genuine, intense, in shock, insane smile ive ever smiled. because of YOU. thank you for nominating, watching, supporting, encouraging, inspiring, motivating, and really thank you for winning this breakout creator streamy award with me. i am so honored, so blessed and still so shocked that it's taken me days to post and believe it really happened! and picking a bomb filter for this pic was really tough too… thank you @streamys for this honor. thank you to my parents for letting me live my dream. thank you to my amazing team who never stopped believing in me. thank you to the creators that paved the way so i could break out there with you. thank you to God for being my ultimate creator. and thank you to YOU for letting me, just be me. this is the best paperweight I'll ever have. all the love. ❤️
What is the Net Worth of Liza Koshy?
The YouTube star, Liza Koshy has a net worth of $5 million, as of 2018.
Liza’a estimated monthly income is around $6-$96.5k and she earns yearly from $72.4k to $1.2M. She generates a massive amount of money through her videos as well as from her acting career.
Besides her channel and acting, she makes extra money from her merchandise. She has her own online clothing called ‘LIZA KOSHY’ where she sells various items such as apparel, accessories, bundle, tee, and sweatshirts.
Liza Koshy’s Body Measurement
Moving towards her body measurement, she has a height of 5 feet 0 inches (1.52m) with a body weight of 54 kg. She has a well-shaped body with 36-26-36 inches. Her bra size is 34B, and dress size is 6. Her hair and eyes color is brown.
Favorite Quotes from Liza Koshy
“Telling someone to be quiet makes you a hypocrite.” – Liza Koshy