|Full name||Elizabeth Shaila Liza Koshy|
|Profession||• Social media personality
|Physical Stats & More|
|Instagram - WIRED Height (approx.)||in centimeters- 152 cm
in meters- 1.52 m
in feet & inches- 5’
|Weight (approx.)||in kilograms- 50 kg
in pounds- 110 lbs
|Figure Measurements (approx.)||30-26-30|
|Debut (as an actor)||Film: FML (2016)
|Awards, Honours, Achievements||• 2016: Streamy Award for Breakout Creator
• 2017: Teen Choice Award for Choice Female Web Star
• 2017: Streamy Award for the Comedy category
• 2018: Kids’ Choice Award for Favorite Funny YouTube Creator
• 2018: Teen Choice Awards for Choice Female Web Star, Choice Comedy Web Star, and Choice YouTuber
• 2018: Streamy Awards for Comedy Series: Liza on Demand and Acting in a Comedy: Liza on Demand
• 2019: Forbes 30 Under 30 Hollywood & Entertainment list
• 2019: The Time 2019 list of the 25 Most Influential People on the Internet and 100 Next list
|Date of Birth||31 March 1996|
|Age (as of 2023)||27 Years|
|School||Lamar High School, Houston|
|College/University||Dropped out midway from University of Houston|
|Educational Qualification||A bachelor’s degree in business marketing (dropped out)|
|Political Inclination||Liza Koshy supports the Democratic Party. She serves as co-chair of "When We All Vote," a nonprofit organisation that is nonpartisan and committed to boosting voter turnout. Facebook - Michelle Obama|
|Relationships & More|
|Affairs/Boyfriends||• David Dobrik (2015-2018)
• Anthony Ramos (Rumoured)
|Parents||Father- Jose Koshy (Petroleum executive)
Mother- Jean Koshy Hertzler (Yoga instructor)
• Olivia Koshy
• Rahel Koshy
Some Lesser Known Facts About Liza Koshy
- Liza Koshy is an Indian-American media personality, actress, and host. She has hosted several.
- Liza Koshy is half-Indian and half-white. Her middle name is Shaila, which is an Indian word having multiple meanings such as mountains and river.
- While Liza was a student at Lamar High School, she was a member of her school’s varsity drill team The Rangerettes Varsity Drill Team. They won the Grand Champions at Showtime International Dance Contest.
- She is an unofficial member of The Vlog Squad, alongside Corinna Kopf, Gabbie Hanna and Josh Peck.
- Her father, Jose Koshy, is a Malayali who served as the director of Houston Full Gospel Church of God, a non-profit organization in Texas. Liza’s mother, Jean Koshy Hertzler, is an American yoga instructor of German descent.
- Liza is famous for posting punnery, physical comedy, and parody videos on YouTube.
- She always keeps packets of Cholula hot sauce in her bag.
- The names of her alter egos are Jet Packinski III, Helga, and Carlos.
- In 2013, she began posting comical short videos of herself on the Vine platform with the name “Lizzza” and in the same year, she created a YouTube channel and gained more than 5 million subscribers within a few months.
- She was very active in lip-sync videos such as Musical.ly (now called TikTok).
- Liza has appeared in several Hollywood films including Boo! A Madea Halloween (2016) and Work It (2020).
- In 2018, she lent her voice to the character of an owl in an animated virtual-reality short film titled Crow: The Legend, starring John Legend.
- In an interview, Liza revealed that once her friend ripped her eyebrows apart so she used a blue marker to fill the gap between her eyebrows.
- Liza’s friend once ripped her eyebrows while waxing following which she used a sharpie pen to make fake eyebrows.
- She is the first digital star who was interviewed for Vogue magazine’s “73 Questions” web series.
- Liza Koshy is a United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees supporter and often campaigns.
- In an interview, she revealed that she loved watching ASMR videos as they help her fall asleep.
- Her YouTube channel has more than 17 million subscribers and she has more than 20 million followers on Instagram.
- In 2016, she was the only social entertainer who was chosen to promote the MTV Movie Awards.
- In 2016, she appeared in the YouTube Originals series Jingle Ballin’.
- According to Cosmopolitan, Liza became the fastest YouTuber to reach 10 million subscribers in 2017. Cosmopolitan
- Koshy worked along with The Giving Keys, a jewellery business that helps and hires formerly homeless people.
- She was “the only social entertainer selected to promote the 2016 MTV Movie Awards.”
- She also served as host of Nigel Lythgoe’s Every Single Step series.
- She was one of the hosts of Total Request Live on MTV from 2017 to 2018 and served as a producer and developer of content for MTV.
- In 2018, Liza produced and starred as the protagonist in a YouTube Premium comedy series titled Liza on Demand. The series earned her a nomination for Shorty Awards 2019 for best web series.
- During the making of Liza on Demand, Liza Koshy, Travis Coles, and Kimiko Glenn (roommates in the series) were actual roommates in real life too.
- She has served as a host in a number of award ceremonies, including the 2017 Golden Globes. She was nominated for a Daytime Emmy Award in 2018 for hosting the game show Revival Double Dare on Nickelodeon. For Vogue, Koshy has interviewed a lot of famous people at events like the Met Galas (in 2018 and 2019).
- Liza has appeared in several TV series including David’s Vlog (2015), Sugar Pine 7 (2016), Welcome to the Wayne (2017), Escape the Night (2017), Scooby-Doo and Guess Who? (2019), and The Tiny Chef Show (2022).
- In 2020, she was part of the Creators For Change campaign, an initiative by the United Nations and YouTube where creators from several countries create content on social issues. Former first lady Michelle Obama, Indian YouTuber Prajakta Koli and African YouTuber Thembe Mahlaba were also part of this campaign.
- In 2020, Koshy hosted a Quibi dance competition show titled Floored.
- She has made guest appearances on several talk shows such as The Ellen DeGeneres Show, The Kelly Clarkson Show, and The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon.
- Liza Koshy is bilingual since she was studying in school and can speak both English and Spanish languages fluently.
- She joined D’Arcy Carden (actress), Joel Kim Booster (comedian), Marshawn Lynch (former NFL player), Nat Faxon (actor and writer), and Chloe Fineman (actress) on the celebrity holiday special of the TV programme The Great American Baking Show in 2022.
- She has lent her voice to several characters such as Zipp Storm in the film My Little Pony: A New Generation (2021).
- Compared to other celebrities, she attracted four times more views to her online advertising for Beats Electronics. other than this, she also advertises Beyond Meat.
- In previous videos she made with David Dobrik, a fellow YouTube sensation who was then her boyfriend, Liza Koshy has expressed regret for making racial remarks. She and Dobrik tried Japanese candy in two vlogs from 2016. A TikTok user referred to the pair’s usage of imitation Japanese accents as “clear evidence of the normalised racism against Asians.” Liza responded to this accusation and said that she never intended to be racist and that she was sorry for any harm she may have caused. At the time, she claimed, her jokes were “innocent,” but she has since come to terms with the fact that they are “tainted with implicit bias.” In two of her previous videos, Liza Koshy made racially insensitive comments that she later apologised for in a long apology on Twitter. She claimed that despite her lifetime of discrimination, she was unaware of the damage it caused.
- In an interview, she talked about how transitioning to YouTube from Vine changed the type of content she creates and said,
What you saw on Vine was totally different than what you saw on YouTube. What you saw on YouTube was totally different than what you saw on my Instagram. I had different aesthetics and different branches of my personalities I created on each platform. And that was my way of bringing in an audience to see these different sides of me, but also a form of just like, me compartmentalizing the different sides that I can be.”
- Liza graced the opening of the Nita Mukesh Ambani Cultural Centre in 2023 wearing a mermaid-fitted lehenga dress designed by Papa Don’t Preach founder Shubhika Sharma.