Liza Koshy is an American actress, television host, comedian and YouTuber. She began her career on Vine in 2013, before starting a YouTube channel. Among her acting roles have been Aday Walker in Tyler Perry’s horror comedy film Boo! A Madea Halloween and The Explorer in the YouTube Premium series Escape the Night. She starred as Violet Adams in the Hulu drama television series Freakish. She is also the host of the Nickelodeon game show revival Double Dare, which premiered in 2018. Koshy’s main YouTube channel has amassed more than 17 million subscribers and her two channels have a total of more than 2.5 billion combined views. She has received four Streamy Awards, four Teen Choice Awards and a Kids’ Choice Award. She was included in the 2019 Forbes 30 Under 30 Hollywood & Entertainment list and the Time 2019 list of the 25 Most Influential People on the Internet.

Birth Name

Elizabeth Shaila Koshy




Actress, YouTuber, Social Media Personality



Personal Life

Birthday / Date of Birth

Liza Koshy was born on the 31st of March 1996, in Houston, Texas, United States.


She is currently 23 years old.

Sun Sign




On her father’s side, she has Malayali Indian ancestry, whereas on her mother’s side, she has German, Swiss German and English ancestry.




Liza was placed in a dual language program until the 5th grade. In 2014, after attending Lamar High School, Koshy enrolled in the University of Houston and began to study business marketing. In 2015, Koshy left college and moved to Los Angeles to pursue her career.

Family Details

  • Father – Jose Koshy

  • Mother – Jean Carol Hertzler
  • Siblings – Olivia Koshy (Older Sister), Rahel Koshy (Older Sister)
  • Relatives – John Asa Hertzler (Maternal Grandfather), Rebecca Evans Henkels (Maternal Grandmother)

Marital Status


Boyfriend / Spouse

Liza Koshy has dated –

  • David Dobrik (2015-2017) – Liza Koshy was rumored to be in a relationship with YouTuber David Dobrik since the start of 2015 as they were pictured celebrating their birthdays together. However, it later turned out that they were just friends at that time. In fact, it took David about 4 months to build the courage to ask her out for a date. They officially started dating on November 28, 2015. They made their relationship public by posting a picture of them with a calendar that had November 28 marked out on Instagram. As expected, the two social media stars have collaborated on numerous YouTube videos in the past. In fact, he celebrated having reached the mark of 1 million subscribers by kissing her for the first time in the video. They separated in December 2017 which was announced in June 2018.

Physical Stats


  • In feet – 5 feet 0¾ inches
  • In centimeters – 154 cm
  • In meters – 1.54 m


  • In Kilograms – 54 kg
  • In Pounds – 119 lbs

Body Measurements

  • Measurements – 33-25-34
  • Bust – 33 inches
  • Waist – 25 inches
  • Hip – 34 inches
  • Bra Size – 32A

Body Build


Eye Color

Dark Brown

Hair Color


Dress Size

Her dress size is 4 (US).

Shoe Size

She wears a size 6 (US) shoe.



Professional Statistics

Famous For

The popularity of her comedic uploads on Vine, which has helped her amass more than 18 million followers.

Film Debut

In 2016, Liza made her first film appearance in a leading role of Princess Aubrey in the comedy flick, FML. Her first lead role was Liza with the 2016 film Jingle Ballin.

Television Debut

In April 2016, Liza made her TV show debut on the talk show, Young Hollywood. From 2016, she is playing the lead role of Violet Adams in the Hulu original series Freakish.

Brand Endorsements

Lisa Koshy has starred in a television commercial for the high-end speaker and headphone company, Beats by Dre. The advert featured some of the famous celebrities such as Nicki Minaj, Rebel Wilson, Young Ma and Amber Rose.

Awards & Nominations

YearAward ShowCategoryResult
2016Streamy AwardsBreakout CreatorWon
2017People’s Choice AwardsFavorite Social Media StarNominated
Teen Choice AwardsChoice Female Web StarWon
Choice Comedy Web StarNominated
Choice YouTuberNominated
Shorty AwardsYouTuber of the YearNominated
Streamy AwardsCreator of the YearNominated
2018Kids’ Choice AwardsFavorite Funny YouTube CreatorWon
10th Shorty AwardsCreator of the DecadeNominated
Teen Choice AwardsChoice Female Web StarWon
Choice Comedy Web StarWon
Choice YouTuberWon
Streamy AwardsCreator of the YearNominated
Comedy Series: Liza on DemandWon
Acting in a Comedy: Liza on DemandWon
2019Kids’ Choice AwardsFavorite TV Host (with Marc Summers for Double Dare)Nominated
People’s Choice AwardsSocial StarNominated

Liza Koshy Favorites

  • Favorite TV Character – Raven Baxter from That’s So Raven
  • Favorite Colors – Pink, Black
  • Favorite Outfit – Black Dress
  • Favorite Animal – Dog
  • Favorite Food – Pizza and Tacos

Liza Koshy Net worth

Liza Koshy has an estimated net worth of $7 million dollars as of 2019. This money mostly comes from films, TV appearances, endorsements, YouTube ad revenue and other social media activities.

Social Media Portfolio

Some Lesser Known Facts About Liza Koshy

  • While studying in high school, she used to be the captain of the high school dance team.
  • She created her account on Vine just because her friends were downloading and using it.
  • She has collaborated with fellow Vine Stars Jake Paul, Lance210, Crawford Collins, Boris Laursen, Alex Holtti and Tasia Alexis all of whom featured in one of her Vines titled How girls check out guys vs. How guys check out girls.
  • In 2016, She was included in the list of The 7 Female Comedians You Need to Know by Teen Vogue.
  • In 2016, Koshy starred in the Hulu original horror series Freakish as Violet Adams. She reprised the role in the show’s second season in 2017.
  • The Hollywood Reporter included Koshy in its 2017 list of 15 Rising Crossover Stars.
  • Koshy hosted the live preshow at the 2017 Golden Globes Awards, which received 2.7 million live viewers on Twitter a record for the medium.
  • In 2017, she played a recurring character, The Explorer in the YouTube Premium mystery-reality series Escape the Night.
  • She is one of the hosts on Total Request Live on MTV and was the first digital star interviewed for Vogue magazine’s 73 Questions web series.
  • She is proficient in English as well as Spanish.
  • In November 2018, Koshy voiced the character Owl in Crow: The Legend, an animated virtual-reality short film written and directed by Eric Darnell, starring John Legend.
  • Koshy conducted interviews of the celebrities attending the 2018 and 2019 Met Galas on behalf of Vogue.
  • She was included in the 2019 Forbes 30 Under 30 Hollywood & Entertainment list and the Time 2019 list of the 25 Most Influential People on the Internet.


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