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Liza Koshy Wiki 2021: Age, Height, Career, and Bio

Elizabeth Shaila Koshy popular as Liza Koshy is an American actress, television host, comedian and YouTuber, who started her career from American social networking short-form video hosting service, Vine in 2013 prior to starting her YouTube channel.

With all the struggles and dedication towards her work, she has received four Streamy Awards, four Teen Choice Awards, and a Kids’ Choice Award. Alongwith this, she was included in the 2019 Forbes.

To know more about her personal and professional life continue reading until the end.

Born NameElizabeth Shaila Koshy
Popular ASLiza Koshy
ProfessionActress, Television Host, Comedian & YouTuber.
Date of BirthMarch 31, 1996
Birth PlaceHouston
ParentsJose Koshy & Jean Carol
Age25 Years
Height5ft 3inch
WeightNot Available
Body measurementNot Available
Eyes colorBrown
Hair colorBlack
Net worth$6 Million
Sexual orientationStraight
Relationship statusSingle
Married toUnmarried
Boyfriend David Dobrik (ex-boyfriend) late 2015-late 2017


Elizabeth Shaila Koshy (born March 31, 1996) is an American actress, YouTuber, television host, and also a comedian. Before starting her YouTube channel she began her career on Vine in 2013, before starting a YouTube channel.

Among her most acting roles, one of them was Aday Walker in Tyler Perry’s horror comedy film Boo! A Madea Halloween in 2016 and The Explorer in the YouTube Premium series Escape the Night in the year 2017. Koshy played the character of Violet Adams in the Hulu drama television series Freakish (2016-2017). From 2017 to 2018, she played a role of a contributor to the MTV television series Total Request Live. Since the year 2018, Koshy was produced and starred as the title character in the YouTuber Premium comedy series named Liza on Demand. She hosted the Nickelodeon game show revival Double Dare, because of which she received an Emmy Award nomination. In the year 2020, she was starred in the Netflix dance-comedy film Work It.

Liza’s major YouTube channel has more than 17 million subscribers and her other channel has more than 3 billion combined views. She was awarded four Steamy Awards, four Teen Choice Awards, and a Kids’ Choice Award. She was also named in the 2019 Forbes 30 Under 30 Hollywood & Entertainment list of the 25 most Influential People on the Internet and its year 2019 100 Next lists.


Liza was born and raised in Houston, Texas. Her father works as a petroleum executive and her mother who is German works as a yoga instructor. She was placed in a dual language educational and cultural program from the kinder garden until 5th grade, where she learns to speak Spanish. In 2014, after attending Lamar High School, Koshy got enrolled in the University of Houston and started studying Business Marketing. In the year 2015, Koshy left the college and then moved to Los Angeles to pursue her career.

Liza’s father’s name is Jose Koshy who is a petroleum executive and of Indian descent and her mother’s name is Jean Carol who is a yoga instructor and of German descent. She has two older sisters. She seems very close to her grandmother. She also has shared pictures on her Instagram with her grandmother.


Liza started uploading her comic videos on the Vine platform, in the year 2013 under the name “Lizza”. She used to post short comedic videos. When she closed her vine, Liza has over 7 million followers. By the year 2016, Liza was being noted on the YouTube platform. In November 2016 just before the 2016 election, Liza interviewed Barack Obama on her YouTube channel to encourage voter registration. She posted a lot of comedy videos and some of her videos were serious too. She suspended uploading videos in her main YouTube channel as she was busy with full-time acting and hosting work. She again continued posting new videos in the year 2019.


In the year 2016, Liza was starred in the Hulu original horror series Freakish as Violet Adams. She re-presented the role in the show’s second season in the year 2017. She also played the role of Aday Walker in the year 2016 in the horror-comedy featured film Boo! A Madea Halloween and also starred herself in the YouTube premium series, Jingle Ballin’. Koshy played the role of Princess Aubrey in the year 2016 comedy film FML. In the year 2017, she even played a recurring character, The Explorer in the YouTube premium mystery-reality series Escape the Night.

Other Ventures

Liza amazingly hosted the live preshow at the 2017 Golden Globes Awards, which also received 2.7 million live viewers on Twitter, which was a record for the medium. Liza then hosted Nigel Lythgoe’s series EverySingleStep and it was “the only social entertainer chosen to promote the 2016 MTV Movie Awards.” Liza was also one of the hosts on Total Request Live on MTV from the year 2017 to 2018 and then served as a producer and developer of content for MTV. Liza was the first “digital star” who was interviewed for Vogue magazine’s “73 Questions” web series. Liza conducted interviews of the celebrities attending the Met Galas in the year 2018 and 2019 on behalf of Vogue. She even hosted the revival of the Nickelodeon game show named DoubleDare from the year June 2018 to December 2019. In the year 2020, Koshy then hosted the Quibi dance competition show called Floored.

Liza’s online advertisements which were for Beats Electronics gained four times more viewers than those of other celebrities. Liza also collaborates with The Giving Keys which is a jewelry company that employs and supports the formerly homeless population/people, on a necklace collection. She is a co-chairperson of “When We All Vote”, which is a nonpartisan, nonprofit group dedicated to increasing voter participation. Liza also advertises Beyond Meat.


Liza dated one of her fellow and popular YouTuber named David Dobrik from the year late 2015 to late 2017. After that, they reveal their breakup in June 2018.

Net Worth

Liza Koshy is a popular actress, comedian, YouTuber, and host. She earns a very good amount of money from her work. She has a net worth estimated at around $6 million as of 2021.


  • She has over 18.5 Instagram followers and has 17.7 million followers in her main YouTube channel.
  • In her other YouTube channel, she has over 7.65 million subscribers.
  • She dated a famous YouTuber named David Dobrik.
  • She has a massive fan following.

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