He was born in a place called Hilo, in Hawaii in the United States of America. He was born in the year 1990 on 6th of June making him 25 years old at this time.The names of his parents are Wendell Higa and Luci Higa and they must be very proud of what he has achieved in his wonderful career.Because of this, nigahiga's lip syncing videos were all removed (with the exception of You're Beautiful, which was audio swapped), along with most of his other videos that included copyrighted music.Since then, Higa started composing the music himself.He went to the High School called Waiakea High School for his education and graduated from there.He is also a black belt holder in Judo and this proves how multi talented he is. Two of his best and most popular videos which were called How To Be Gangster and How To Be Emo were not available for long time and the main reason behind this was copyright issues which got it deleted.How to be Gangster and How to be Emo were put back on nigahiga's channel in late August 2009, only to be removed a few days later, along with How to be Ninja and How to be Nerd.
As of May 2017 On January 21, 2009, the nigahiga account was temporarily suspended and was required to remove more copyrighted videos.most of the nigahiga videos were solo efforts, usually featuring collaborations with other You Tube users.Since 2012, Higa has put together a production company, Ryan Higa Production Company (RHPC), which includes Sean Fujiyoshi, that works together to make content for the nigahiga channel.He then started to compose his own music and brought his popular videos back to You Tube and they became even more popular than before.Better known by his You Tube username Nigahiga, he is known for his comedy videos including the popular "Nice Guys," "How to be Gangster," and "The ipod Human." He has accumulated more than 19 million subscribers.