Liza Koshy is an American actress, television host and YouTube star who became known for her popular comedic skits on Vine, where she amassed in excess of 5 million followers. The actress has a strong fanbase across several platforms including Instagram where she has more than 16 million fans.
To learn more about Liza, check out these amazing facts like her achievements to date, love interests, real name and more.
Who is Liza Koshy?
Birthday. Liza Koshy’s age is 26. Her birthday is March 31, 1996. Her Zodiac sign is Aries.
Birthplace. Koshy was born in Houston, Texas, United States.
Siblings. Liza has two older sisters Olivia and Rahel Koshy.
Family. The YouTuber grew up in an extended family with parents Jose Koshy and Jean Carol Hertzler, two siblings and maternal grandparents John Asa Hertzler and Rebecca Evans Henkels.
Ethnicity. Liza is multi-racial. On her mother’s side, she has German, Swiss German and English heritage and from her father’s side of the family, she has Malayali Indian ancestry.
Real Name. The actress’ full name is Elizabeth Shaila Koshy.
How Tall is She? She is 5 ft (get more on Liza Koshy’s height here). She is on the petite side, as she weighs around 119 pounds.
Who has she dated? Liza Koshy was said to be in a relationship with YouTuber David Dobrik at the start of 2015 but the pair confirmed that they officially started dating on November 28, 2015. The relationship was however short-lived, as they separated in December 2017.
Eye Color. She has dark brown eyes.
Natural Hair Color. Her natural hair color is black.
Education. She attended the Lamar High School in Houston.
Bilingual. The actress is fluent in both English and Spanish, having studied in a dual language school program.
Before the Fame. Before her success on Vine, Liza was just an ordinary teen in High School. She has revealed that she never intended to have a career as an actress/comedian; she only created a Vine account because her friends were doing so.
Talents. Liza is an amazing dancer. In fact, she revealed in an interview that she was the captain of her high school dance team.
Favorite Food. Tacos and pizza
Favorite Animal. Dog.
Braces. Liza used to wear braces, that’s why she has such perfectly straight teeth.
Brand Endorsements. Liza Koshy has been featured in a TV commercial for famous speaker and headphone company, Beats by Dre. The ad featured several other famous people like Young Ma, Nicki Minaj, Rebel Wilson and Amber Rose.
Film/TV Appearances. The actress made her film debut in 2016 when she landed the leading role of the character Princess Aubrey in the comedic film FML. She also made her first talk show appearance in April 2016, when she was a guest on the talk show, Young Hollywood.
Career to Date. Following her acting debut in early 2016, Koshy has starred in Tyler Perry’s horror comedy film Boo! A Madea Halloween and in the Hulu drama television series Freakish where she played the lead role of Violet Adams.
Her latest gig has been co-hosting the MTV television series Total Request Live and hosting the recently premiered Nickelodeon game show revival Double Dare.
Awards Won. Since 2016 Liza has received four Streamy Awards, four Teen Choice Awards, and a Kids’ Choice Award.
Social Media Penetration. The actress’ total social media penetration is approximately 45 million followers.
In 2017, Koshy was the fastest YouTube personality to reach 10 million subscribers. As of November 2018, her YouTube channel had 16.2 million subscribers and more than 1.8 billion views.