Alex Wassabi

Alex Wassabi - Updated Feb 2023

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Alex Wassabi is a famous American Youtuber. Alex Wassabi is famous for his comedic content on his channel ‘Wassabi’.

Early Life

Alex Wassabi’s birth name is Alex Burriss. He was born on 28th March 1990 and his age is currently 32 years old. His zodiac sign is an Aries. He was born in his birthplace, Great Falls, Montana, United States.

Likewise, Ales holds American nationality but his ethnicity is Filipino. He was born to Filipino parents, his father Maribel Burriss, and his mother Adam Burris.

Similarly, he was brought along with his three siblings. He has two brothers, an older one named Aaron and a younger one Andrew.

They also have their own Youtube channel and are quite popular. Furthermore, he also has a sister whose name is Mariah.

However, he along with his family moved to Kentucky when he was 1 year old. Likewise, after staying there for two years the Burriss family moved to North Carolina.

During childhood, he was a very reserved kid, he struggled during his school days due to being diagnosed with ADHD. He studied middle school in Durhan, North Carolina.

However, despite having struggles during childhood, he completed his formal education and graduated from college too.

Alex Wassabi – Net Worth 2023

Furthermore, reflecting on his net worth, his primary source of income is from the Youtube channel. His total net worth is $15 million as of 2022. However, there is no information regarding his total asset value.

Social Media

Alex is quite active on his social media. Besides, his Youtube channel, he has an Instagram account @alexwassabi which has 3.3 million followers.

Likewise, he joined Twitter in November 2009 and his Twitter handle is @AlexWassabi which has 1.2 million followers.

Similarly, he also has a Facebook page under ‘Alex Wassabi’ where he has 808k followers. Likewise, he has 11.5 million subscribers on his YouTube channel ‘Wassabi’ since its creation on 26 June 2006.

Career and Professional Life

Alex started his career on Youtube along with his former comedy partner Roi Fabio. They started ‘Wasabi Production’ during their middle school on 25th January 2006.

He met his Filipino friend Roi during middle school and also used to live in the same neighborhood, ultimately becoming close friends since then.

They started making content like lip-syncs, dance videos, and funny videos and shared it with their friends and family members.

Likewise, soon the videos were not limited to their friends and family, they gained mass views from the general public too, and gained popularity in a short time.

Until the time he graduated, his career on Youtube had sky-rocketed.

Alex Wassabbi

Caption: Alex along with his friend and former Youtube partner of Wassabbi Production, Roe. Source: Instagram.

Furthermore, they mostly created funny content on their channel. Their ‘Call Me Maybe’ parody has gained millions of views in just two years.

On 7th April 2012, Wasabi Production introduced new characters ‘Rolanda’ and ‘Richard’ which they debuted for that parody.

Likewise, with these soaring views, the channel gained millions of subscribers and billions of views within a short period.

This video, ‘Carly Rae Jepsen Call Me Maybe-Rolanda & Richard’ has gained 137 Million views as of March 2020.

Moreover, with this gaining popularity, he along with his partner Roi explored more cities like Los Angeles, Florida, and other parts of the world to meet fans, organized many shows, and also pursued many adventurous activities.

He and Roi also collaborated with many other fellow Youtubers like Ryan Higa too. Furthermore, the fan group of Wassabi Production was called ‘Wassabians’.


However, he and Fox separated ways and Foi left Wasabi Production and made a separate channel for himself, ‘Guava Juice’. Likewise, he now handles the channel by himself only and is named Wasabi.

He has a thing for funny content and is still one of the most popular and funny guys on Youtube. He makes genuinely funny videos that make one laugh hurting his belly.

However the former duo he and Roi still collaborates on many contents and have many videos together.

He did not limit himself to the Youtube channel only. He pursued his career outside the Youtube channel and has worked in movies like, ‘The Duff’, ‘Laid in America’ and ‘This is How We Never Made Out’.


Alex has gained fame for his funny content. Likewise, he has achieved the Shorty Award for Vlogger of the Year and was also nominated for Kid’s Choice Award for being the Favourite funny Youtube creator.

Relationship Status

Alex seems to be single. However, he was rumored to be in a relationship with his best friend and fellow Instagram star Caeliyt.

However, in the past, he has dated Canadian Youtuber Lauren Riihimaki for 4 years, from 2015 to 2018.

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Caption: Alex with his girlfriend Caeliyt. Source: Instagram.

Alex Wassabi – Body Measurements

Reflecting upon his body figure, Alex has a tall and lean figure. He stands at a height of 5 feet 11 inches (71 inches) and weighs 78 kg.

Likewise, he has got an attractive image-making many lady fan followers to have a crush on him. He has naturally black hair and dark brown eyes color which compliments well for his attractive look.

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Caption: Alex posing for a picture. Source: Instagram