Alex Wassabi is a content creator and actor. He is also a YouTube vlogger on the very popular channel, Wassabi Productions. The channel has garnered over 10 million subscribers. In addition to that, he runs his personal channel which has over two million subscribers. Alex began his YouTube career in 2005 and has been described as one of the fast-rising Filipino-American YouTube vloggers.
As an actor, he played the role of Allen in the movie Boo 2! A Medea Halloween in 2017. A year before that, he featured in 10 episodes of the TV show Escape the Night as himself. He also acted in Laid in America and This is How We Never Made Out.
Alex was dubbed the class clown from an early age; he attended middle school in Durham, North Carolina. He joined his best friend, RoiFabito, and several others, to create video content in 2005. Their channel was named Hoiistroi but changed to Wassabi Productions. Initially, videos were purely for their own entertainment until they gradually began to amass a following. Soon, others dropped out leaving Roi and Alex to it. Their first major hit video was Define Friend in 2009. In April 2012, their parody of Call Me Maybe made a huge impression with over a million views in a short time. In 2017, it had gained over 125 million views.
They moved to Los Angeles from their hometown and moved into an apartment with some other YouTubers. They named the apartment ‘Haunted Mansion’. Until January 2016, they continued to make more interesting videos which they posted every Wednesday in a series called ‘Wassabi Wednesdays’. Later, they both agreed to create videos separately with Roi granting Alex total control of Wassabi Productions.
He moved back to the Philippines and started his own channel called ‘Guava Juice’. Alex now has several features in his videos including his family and girlfriend. The two remained friends and feature in each other’s channel from time to time.
Disregarding YouTube, Alex is very active on other social media platforms such as Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter.
Who Is Alex Wassabi of Wassabi Productions? His Age
Alex Wassabi was born Alexander Burris on Wednesday, March 28, 1990. He was born in Great Falls, Montana, United States but grew up with his three siblings in Lexington, Kentucky. His brothers, Andrew Burris and Aaron Burris are also famous web video stars and have a channel which is primarily run by Aaron named Lazyron Studios with over a million subscribers.
He also has an only sister named Mariah Burris. Alex obviously adores his family as he clearly stated in one of his vlogs, ‘family over everything’.
Although very little is known about his parents, we know that he loves them so much and recently fulfilled a life-long dream. In October 2017, he took to social media to inform his fans that he just bought his parents a mansion. He filmed their reactions at the surprise and thanked all his fans for making the dream possible.
His Net Worth
He is currently managing the YouTube channel, Wassabi Productions, solely. This channel boasts of about 3.4 billion views and probably transcribing to a daily income of $3,300. His net worth is placed at about $3 million.
It is imperative to point out that the figure is only an estimation of Alex’s wealth and may not represent the accurate value of what he is worth.
Alex Wassabi’s Girlfriend
In 2015, Wassabi met Lauren Riihimaki, a fellow YouTuber and they began dating not long after. Lauren is a famous fashion vlogger and blogger born on August 11, 1993, in St. Catherines, Ontario. She is a Canadian and is popularly known for her YouTube channel, LaurDIY. Lauren began focusing full-time on YouTube after her graduation from Ryerson University, Toronto where she did a course in Graphic Communications Management.
She currently has over 5.4 million YouTube subscribers and about 5 million followers on both Twitter and Instagram. Together, they live in a rented apartment in Los Angeles. They tend to appear often in each other’s videos.
Height, Weight, and Body Facts
Alex is decidedly tall with a height of 6 feet. He has an athletic body build and weighs 65kg. His eye color is a beautiful brown and he has black hair.
Meanwhile, his hobbies are playing basketball and snowboarding. His favorite meal is Italian cuisine and his favorite color is purple. The YouTube star’s birth sign is Aries.