Liza Koshy Biography, Age, Parents, Boyfriend, Media Career and Awards

By | March 22, 2024

Liza Koshy Biography

Liza is a YouTuber, comedian, actress, actress and TV host from the USA. Her profession and entry into the limelight started when she got into the social networking video hosting platform, Vine, in 2013. After receiving the hang of it, she bagan her YouTube channel. With a growing profession, Koshy also started acting, when she had roles in such productions as Escape the Night, Boo! A Madea Halloween, Freakish and was a contributor to the series “Total Request Live” on MTV.

She is a producer and a celebrity in the YouTube comedy series “Liza on Demand,” since 2018. Also between 2018 and 2019, she was the host of Double Dare, a Nickelodeon game show. On YouTube, Koshy has over 17 million subscribers on her major channel while her two channels have garnered over 2.5 billion combined views.

How old is Liza Koshy?

The YouTube celebrity is 24 years old as of March 31st 2020. She was born in 1996 in Houston, Texas.

Liza Koshy’s Family

Koshy has a mother of German descent and father of Indian descent though born in Born in Houston. They are Jean Carol, a yoga instructor, and Jose Koshy, a petroleum executive. She is the third born of her parents with two older sisters. She went to Lamar High School before gaining admission to the University of Houston to study business marketing. However, she quit school in 2015 to start her profession in Los Angeles.

Liza Koshy Boyfriend

Liza was in a relationship with fellow YouTube star David Dobrik since 2015 to late 2017. The two revealed that they had gone their separate ways in June 2018.

Liza Koshy Career

After quitting college and relocating to Los Angeles, Miss Koshy got to Vine and started posting comic videos, in 2013. She called herself “Lizzza” and by 2017 when Vine closed, she had 7 million followers. By then, she had already got to YouTube and by 2016, she had started earning her place on the platform. To support voter registration in 2016, just before the election, Koshy had a one on one interview with former President Barack Obama. In early 2018, Liza temporarily stopped posting videos on her major YouTube channel as she was a full-time actress and show host. In 2019, she started uploading new videos.

Come 2017, she received the title of “the fastest YouTube personality to reach 10 million subscribers”. Since then, she has become famous on many social media platforms: with over 2.9 million followers on Facebook, over 17 million followers on Instagram, over 11 million on TikTok, over 17 million subscribers on her major YouTube channel and more than 8 million subscribers on her number two YouTube channel, making her total social media following to 45 million followers by 2017.

Liza Koshy Movie and Series

  •  2020 – Work It
  • 2020 – All That as a guest in season 11
  •  2019 – To Tell the Truth as a contestant in one episode
  •  2018-present – Liza on Demand as Liza Hertzler, co-creator and executive producer
  •  2018-2019 – Double Dare as the Host and executive producer
  •  2017 – Escape the Night as The Explorer
  • 2017 – Crow: The Legend as Owl
  •  2016-2017 – Freakish as Violet Adams
  •  2016 – Making a Scene with James Franco
  •  2016 – Jingle Ballin’ as Liza
  •  2016 – Boo! A MAdea Halloween
  •  2016 – FML

Liza Koshy Awards and Recognition

  •  4 – Teen Choice Awards
  • 4 – Streamy Awards
  •  1 – Kid’s Choice Award
  •  2019 – She was named among the 25 Most Influential People on the Internet by Time Magazine
  •  2019 – Time magazine named Koshy on its 100 Next list

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