Liza Koshy, the American Actress, YouTube Personality and comedian who rose to fame with her comic videos is currently worth $4 million. Koshy not only earns millions from social media, but also from her movies and endorsement deals.
Elizabeth Koshy was born in Houston, Texas, U.S. She is of half Indian and half Caucasian descent. Till fifth grade, Koshy was placed in a dual language educational and cultural program where she learned to speak Spanish fluently.
She then attended Lamar High School. In 2014, she enrolled at the University of Houston to study business marketing. In 2015, she moved to Los Angeles.
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Koshy began to post her comic videos on the Vine and YouTube in 2013. When Vine was shut down in 2015, she had around 5 million followers. She currently has over 13 million followers on YouTube and is widely popular for facial expressions and quick pace.
In 2016, just before the Presidential election, she interviewed the then President Barack Obama to encourage voter registration. Her videos on YouTube usually get an average of 10 million views. She also has millions and millions of followers on other social media platforms like Instagram, Musical.ly, Facebook, and Twitter.
With the rise in her fame, Koshy also got opportunities to star in movies and TV series by 2016. Initially, she appeared in supporting roles in films like FML and Boo! A Madea Halloween in 2016.
However, in the same year, she debuted in the movie Jingle Ballin’ and also appeared as herself in Making a Scene with James Franco. Koshy became famous for her role as Violet Adams in the TV series Freakish, in which she has been starring since 2016.
She has also guest appeared on other shows like Escape the Night, Ellen Show Me More Show hosted by Ellen DeGeneres and Liza on Demand. In 2017, Koshy co-hosted “Total Request Live.”
Koshy has also hosted several shows including live preshow at the 2017 Golden Globes Awards, Nigel Lythgoe’s series Every Single Step and Total Request Live on MTV.
She is also a producer and developer of content for MTV.
Awards and Achievements
Koshy, who is just 21 now, has already won two Streamy Awards and a Teen Choice Award. She was also nominated for a Shorty award, People’s Choice Awards, other Teen Choice Awards, and two other Streamy Awards.
In 2016, she made the list of “The 7 Female Comedians You need to Know” by Teen Vogue. She was also included in the list of “15 Rising Crossover Stars” by The Hollywood Reporter.
Liza Koshy Net Worth
The current net worth of the young actress estimates at $4 million. She earns around $2 million from YouTube in a year. Apart from earing from YouTube and Social media, she also draws from her movies, TV shows, and endorsement deals.
House and Cars
Koshy recently moved to Los Angeles and is currently living with her boyfriend, David Dobrik in the house that was bought by the couple together.
Although Koshy doesn’t own any cars now, she is seen driving around in her boyfriend’s Tesla very often.
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Endorsements and Sponsorships
She endorses Beats Electronics. Recently Koshy was also signed by Creative Arts Agency for representation for matters like digital distribution and partnerships, film, television, endorsements, personal appearances and print publishing.
Liza also makes extra income through videos which her viewers will have to pay to watch the videos, sponsored by companies like Nike, AT&T, Calvin Klein and others.
The Rising star is not just basking in her success but also understands the need to give back to the society. Koshy has currently collaborated with The Giving Keys, a jewelry company, which employs and supports the homeless population, on a necklace collection.
Koshy was the part of “Seize the Awkward” campaign along with other celebrities. The campaign was developed by JED, American Foundation for Suicide Prevention.
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Koshy is widely popular not just for her abilities to make her audience laugh, but also for her generous heart. The 21-year-old actress is still in the prime of her career, and with no doubts, she has a wide scope to branch out in many other ventures in the years to come.