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Eugene Lee Yang

Facts About Eugene Lee Yang

Celebrated Name Eugene Lee Yang
Age 37 Years Old
Nick Name Eugene Lee Yang
Birth Name Eugene Lee Yang
Birth Date 1986-01-18
Gender Male
Profession Filmmaker , Basketball Player
Birth Nation USA
Place Of Birth Pflugerville, Texas
Nationality American
Ethnicity Asian
Horoscope Capricorn
Father Min-Young
Mother Jae Yang
University University of Southern California
Height 6 feet or 1.83 m
Body Type Slim
Weight Will Add Soon
Net Worth $700,000
Salary Around $39,993 to $114,800 Per Year
Marital Status Unmarried
Sexual Orientation Gay

Eugene Lee Yang is an American filmmaker, actor, and internet celebrity. He is best known for his work with entertainment company BuzzFeed from 2013 to 2018 and his roles in online comedy series The Try Guys since 2014. As a YouTuber, his videos have been viewed collectively more than over 2 billion times. He came out as gay in June 2019. He has over 1.9 million followers on his Instagram. 

Eugene Lee Yang Career

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What is Eugene Lee Yang Famous For?

- His work with BuzzFeed and The Try Guys. 

- Unforgettable 2015 Male Breakout Star of the Year. 

Where was Eugene Lee Yang Born?

Eugene Lee Yang was born on 18 January 1986. His birth place is in Pflugerville, Texas in the United States. He holds American nationality. He was born to Korean immigrants, Min-Young and Jae Yang. His zodiac sign is Capricorn. He has 2 sisters. While growing up, he struggled with body image issues and low self-esteem. He faced bullying due to his appearance. He was engaged in artistic activities such as visual arts, illustration, theater, choir, and dance at school. He later attended the University of Southern California, where he studied filmmaking. During his time at the university, he had written and directed six short films. He graduated with a B.A in cinema production degree in 2008. 

Eugene Lee Yang Affair

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After graduating from university, he did freelance work producing music videos and writing and filming commercials. He did freelance for five years. 

He then started working for the video branch of the internet media company, Buzzfeed in 2013. 

At BuzzFeed, he was given free control on experimental video productions and exploring new modes of storytelling. 

He became quite popular after working with BuzzFeed.

His video "If Disney Princes Were Real" earned over 70 million views, whereas his other video Women's Ideal Body Types Throughout History" earned over 40 million views.

He advocates for equality, representation, and diversity in his projects, tackling racial issue surrounding Asian American identity. 

Eugene Lee Yang Height


He started The Try Guys with co-stars Ned Fulmer, Keith Habersberger, and Zach Kornfeld in 2014. 

He became one of the recognized social media and internet personality.

He produced Asian Men Re-Create Iconic Underwear Ads in March 2017, where he cast Asian male models. 

As the only queer member among the cast of The Try Guys, he has produced several popular LGBTQ-themed videos. 

The New York Times considered him as the breakout star of The Try Guys. 

He hosted BuzzFeed's Queer Prom five-part video series. 

The Try Guys left BuzzFeed in June 2018 and established their own company, 2nd Try LLC.

Eugene Lee Yang Net Worh

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In television, he made a guest appearance in an episode on NBC sitcom Brooklyn Nine-Nine in 2019. 

He collaborated with an LGBTQ suicide-prevention non-profit organization, Trevor Project to raise awareness on the incidence of suicide among LGBTQ youths. 

Who is Eugene Lee Yang Dating?

There is no official information about his personal life. He came out as gay in June 2019. He might be dating someone. No rumors about his relationship have surfaced. 

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What are Eugene Lee Yang Body Measurements?

Eugene Lee Yang stands at a height of 1.83 m i.e. 6 feet tall. He has a slim body build. He has brown eyes and his hair color is black.