Eugene Lee Yang (born January 18, 1986) is an American Actor, Filmmaker, YouTuber, Producer, and Internet Personality from Pflugerville, Texas. He is famous for his YouTube channel named “The Try Guys“.
Furthermore, his channel has more than 5.9 million subscribers. It also has three more members named Ned Fulmer, Keith Habersberger, and Zach Kornfeld. Moreover, they post videos related to humor, weird challenges, social commentary, reactions, sketches, and much more.
Their most popular video on the channel is “The Try Guys Get Their Bones Cracked” which has 13+ views. He started his career back in 2013 and worked for the “BuzzFeed” (the internet media company).
He mainly worked on video productions and exploring new modes of storytelling. In fact, he established “The Try Guys” while working in the Buzzfeed in 2014. Eugene also met his YouTube embers in the company. His most popular was “Disney Princes Were Real” which gained over 70 million views on YouTube.
On June 16, 2018, Eugene Lee Yang and the rest of the cast of The Try Guys stated that they had left BuzzFeed. Then, they established 2nd Try LLC a company which they own and manage.
Recently, Eugene featured as a guest star on Brooklyn Nine-Nine (NBC sitcom) and portrayed as Theo Lorql. On June 15, 2019, the YouTube star publicly came out as gay in a video.
He released the video titled “I’m Gay” which he wrote, directed, and choreographed. The music is given by Odesza (American electronic music duo).
Early Life, Profile & Parents
The YouTube star, Eugene Lee Yang was born on the 18th of January 1986 (age 33 years old) in Pflugerville, Texas, United States. His parents Min-Young (mother) and Jae Yang (father).
Furthermore, they have immigrated from Korea. Yang is the only son of his parents and has two siblings i.e. sisters. The YouTuber belongs to Korean-American ethnicity and has American nationality.
Moreover, from a young age, Eugene suffered from bullying and had low self-esteem. During school, he engaged in artistic activities such as visual arts, illustration, dance, and much more.
Later, Yang graduated from the University of Southern California. He received a B.A. degree in cinema production degree in 2008.
Trivia & Quick Info
|Full Birth Name||Eugene Lee Yang.|
|Profession||Actor, Filmmaker, Producer, YouTube Star, and Internet Personality.|
|Age (As of 2019)||33 years old|
|Date of Birth (DOB), Birthday||January 18, 1986.|
|Birthplace/Hometown||Pflugerville, Texas, United States.|
|Famous For||his YouTube channel "The Try Guys" which has 5.9+ million followers.|
|Star Sign (Zodiac Sign)||Capricorn.|
|Sexuality (Gay or Lesbian)||Gay (Homosexual).|
|Current Residence||LA, California, USA.|
|Height (Tall)||Feet & Inches: 6' 0".
Centimeters: 183 cm.
Meters: 1.83 m.
|Weight||Kilograms: 82 Kg.
Pounds: 180 lbs.
|Biceps Size||14 inches.|
|Body Measurements (chest-waist-hips)||40-30-35.|
|Shoe Size (US)||10.|
|Tattoos details?||Will Update.|
|Eye Color||Dark Brown.|
|Parents||Father: Jae Yang.
|Personal Life Relationship|
|Girlfriend & Fiancee||Name not available.|
|Alma Mater||Will Update.|
|Hobbies & Favorite Things|
|Favorite Celebrities||Actor: Ryan Reynolds.
Actress: Jennifer Lawrence.
|Dream Holiday Destination||Switzerland.|
|Love to do||Traveling and Listening to music.|
|Favorite Dishes||Pan Cake, Fries, Chicken & Cheese Burger.|
|Net worth (Approx.)||$1 Million US Dollars (As of 2019).|
|Salary, Income & Earnings per month||Will update.|
|Office Address||Will Update.|
|Home Details||Not Known|
|Mobile or Phone Number||Will Update.|
Some Lesser Known Facts about Eugene Lee Yang
- Biography: During his college days, he wrote and directed six short films mainly topics like politics, mental health care, gay marriage, and school shootings.
- He initially got the job in Buzzfeed after the recommendation of a colleague who saw his potential in creating videos.
- Furthermore, Yang became a recognized name on YouTube and other social media and made videos on many challenges.
- His first video was “Guys Try Ladies’ Underwear For the First Time”.
- Therefore, The New York Times listed him as the breakout star of The Try Guys.
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- Eugene Lee Yang’s height stands at 6 Feet 0 Inch (183 centimeters tall) and weighs around 82 kilograms (180 pounds).
- As of 2019, the 2nd Try LLC gained all rights to The Try Guys brand.
- His gender is male, and sexuality is Gay.
- Money Factor: His estimated Net worth is $1 million US Dollars, as of 2019.
- As an Instagram personality, Eugene has an amazing fan following on the platform with 1.9+ million followers.