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Liza Koshy is an American actress and social media personality who has a net worth of $6 million. Liza Koshy began her career on Vine, where she gained a following for her comedic videos. Koshy's career quickly took off, and she soon began creating content for other platforms, including YouTube and Instagram. Her unique style of comedy, which often involves over-the-top characters and exaggerated facial expressions, has earned her a massive following of fans who love her relatable and entertaining content. As of this writing, Liza has 18 million subscribers on YouTube and more than 2.4 billion video views.

In addition to her work on social media, Koshy has also acted in several films and television shows, including Tyler Perry's "Boo! A Madea Halloween" and the Hulu original series "Freakish." She has also been a host on several television programs, including MTV's "Total Request Live" and Nickelodeon's "Double Dare."

Early Life

Liza Koshy was born Elizabeth Shaila Koshy on March 31, 1996, in Houston, Texas. Her mother, Jean Carol, is a yoga instructor, and her father, Jose Koshy, is a petroleum executive. She is half Indian and half Caucasian. She has two older sisters. Liza was placed in a dual language education and immersion program in grade school, where she learned to speak fluent Spanish. Koshy graduated from Lamar High School in 2014 and enrolled at the University of Houston. After briefly studying business marketing, Liza left college in 2015 to move to Los Angeles in order to pursue a full-time career in entertainment.

Social Media

Liza started to post short comedic videos on Vine in 2013 under the pseudonym Lizzza. By the time Vine shut down in 2017, she had gained 7 million followers. She started posting on YouTube in 2016. She even interviewed President Barack Obama on her YouTube channel in 2016 before the election, to encourage young people to register and vote. Koshy stopped adding new videos to her YouTube account in early 2018 after she decided to try acting full-time, but she resumed posting in 2019. She has one of the fastest-growing YouTube channels. As of this writing, she has nearly 18 million subscribers on YouTube and her channel has generated more than 2 billion views. Koshy reportedly gains tens of thousands of subscribers each day. By 2017, her total social media reach was around 45 million followers. Koshy is adored by her followers for her impeccable comedic timing, facial expressions, dance moves, and commitment to the comedic moment, as well as the high-quality camera work and editing in her videos. She also has over 18 million Instagram followers as of March 2020. Koshy was named by "Time" magazine in 2019 on their list of the "25 Most Influential People on the Internet." She was nominated for a Streamy Award for Audience Choice Entertainer of the Year in 2016 and a People's Choice Award for Favorite Social Media Star in 2017.

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Acting Career

From 2016 to 2017, Koshy starred as Violet Adams in the Hulu horror series "Freakish" for two seasons. She played Aday Walker in the horror-comedy feature film "Boo! A Madea Halloween." She starred in the 2016 comedy film "FML" as Princess Aubrey. Liza had a recurring role as The Explorer in "Escape the Night," a YouTube Premium mystery-reality series. "Liza on Demand," which she stars in and co-produces, premiered in June 2018. Season two premiered in September 2019. She voiced the character of Owl in the animated virtual reality short film "Crow: The Legend" starring John Legend. Koshy appeared in the Netflix dance-comedy film "Work It" in 2020.

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Other Work

Liza hosted the live preshow for the 2017 Golden Globes, and it attracted a record 2.7 million live viewers on Twitter. She was a host on MTV's "Total Request Live" from 2017 to 2019, as well as serving as a producer and developer of content for MTV during that time. On behalf of "Vogue" magazine, Koshy conducted celebrity interviews who attended the 2018 and 2019 Met Gala. She does online ads for Beats Electronics, and her ads draw four times more viewers than other celebrities. Koshy also does advertisements for Beyond Meat.

Personal Life

Koshy and fellow YouTube personality David Dobrik dated from 2015 to 2017.

She collaborates on a necklace collection with jewelry company The Giving Keys, which employs and supports the formerly homeless. Koshy also acts as co-chair for the nonpartisan group When We All Vote, dedicated to increasing voter registration and participation.

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