Alex Wassabi is famous American Youtuber. Alex Wassabi is famous for his comedic contents in his channel ‘Wassabi’.
Table of Biography
Early Life and Childhood
Alex Wassabi’s original name is Alex Burriss. He was born on 28th March 1990 and is currently 31 years old. His zodiac sign is an Aries. Alex was born in Great Falls, Montana, United States. Likewise, Ales holds American nationality but his ethnicity is Filipino. He was born to Filipino parents, Maribel Burriss and Adam Burris. Similarly, Alex was brought along his three siblings. He has two brothers, older one named Aaron and 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, Alex 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, Alex was a very reserved kid, he struggled during his school days due to being diagnosed with ADHD. He studied his middle school in Durhan, North Carolina. However, despite having struggles during childhood, Alex successfully completed his formal education and graduated from college too.
Alex started his career on Youtube along with his former comedy partner Roi Fabito. They started ‘Wasabi Production’ during their middle school on 25th January 2006. Alex met his Filipino friend Roi during his middle school and also used to live in the same neighborhood, ultimately became close to friends since then. They started making content like lip syncs, dance videos, and funny videos and shared it among their friends and family members.
Likewise, soon the videos were not limited to their friends and family, it gained mass views from the general public too and gained popularity in a short time. Until the time Alex graduated, his career in Youtube had sky-rocketed.
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’ in which they debuted for that parody. Likewise, with this soaring views, the channel gained over millions of subscribers and billions of views within a short time 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, Alex 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 pursuing many adventurous activities. Alex and Roi also collaborated with many other fellow Youtubers like Ryan Higa too. Furthermore, the fan group of Wassabi Production was called ‘Wassabians’.
However, Alex and Foi separated their ways and Foi left Wasabi Production and made a separate channel of himself, ‘Guava Juice’. Likewise, Alex now handles the channel by himself only and is named as Wasabi. He has a thing for funny content and is still one of the most popular and funny guys in Youtube. Alex makes genuinely funny and hilarious videos which makes one laugh hurting its belly. However the former duo Alex and Roi still collaborates in many contents and have many videos together.
Alex did not limit himself to 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’.
Awards and Networth
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 Favourite funny Youtube creator.
Furthermore, reflecting upon Alex’s net worth, his primary source of income is from the Youtube channel. Alex’s total net worth is $3 Million. However, there is no information regarding his total asset value.
Alex is in a relationship with his best friend and fellow Instagram star Caeliyt. However, in the past, Alex has dated Canadian Youtuber Lauren Riihimaki for 4 years, 2015 to 2018.
Reflecting upon his body figure, Alex has a tall and lean figure. He stands the height of 5 feet 11 inches (71 inches) and weighs 78 kg. He has got an attractive image-making many lady fan followers having a crush on him. Alex has naturally black hair and dark brown eyes color which compliments well for his attractive look.
Alex is quite active on his social media. Besides, his Youtube channel, Alex has an Instagram account @alexwassabi which has 3.6 million views. Likewise, he joined Twitter in November 2009 and his Twitter handle is @AlexWassabi which has 1.3 Million followers. Similarly, Alex also has a Facebook page.