Eugene Lee Yang Wiki: Age, Gay, Parents, Net Worth

By Anmol Basnyat | Updated On: 02 Oct, 2018
Eugene Lee Yang Wiki: Age, Gay, Parents, Net Worth

Quick Information

Date of Birth January 18, 1986 Age 35 Years 6 Month(s)
Nationality American Profession Film director
Marital Status Single Wife/Spouse Not Yet
Divorced Not Yet Gay/Lesbian Yes
Net Worth $700,000 (Estimated) Ethnicity Asian-American
Social Media Twitter, Instagram Children/Kids Not Yet
Height 6 Feet (183 cm) Education University of Southern California
Siblings (Christie Yang, Whitney Yang) Sisters

The idea of Queer Prom, which has been a revolution for the LGBTQ community, was initiated by an Asian-American film director. Eugene Lee Yang was a Development Partner at BuzzFeed Motion Pictures and has gained mass appreciation from his 2017’s video, The Try Guys.

He is a writer and a producer and has millions of viewers worldwide that make him one of the famous faces across social media at the age of 32. He is known for taking the initiative of queer prom to support the gay community in May 2017 and has a new comedy series named The Try Guys.

Is Eugene Gay? All About His Sexuality And Support For LGBTQ

Eugene is whimsical and had tried a collection of ladies undergarments and Halloween costumes. A non-scientific poll of gay guys also indicated that they were fangirling over Eugene to the reports of in December 2014.

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In an interview with, he said that he pictured himself as an ugly unisexual guy during his childhood but now everything has changed. Most of his famous videos, especially with The Try Guys series, are quite sexy and appealing. He has also replicated the famous Kim Kardashian’s famous butt photo in late 2014.

He posted a video on 13 October 2014 on his social sites about the awkward moments that a gay or a straight guy faces. He contrasts the reality of two sexuality by giving compliments, advice and meeting the family. The artist had also posted a picture of two dogs on his Instagram account on 27 June 2016 with a caption; Our sons are gay!

Eugene is gay and wants to make the world a better place for the LGBTQ community. In early 2017, he proposed an idea of a queer prom. He introduced the concept as he had his discomfort while attending prom as a young gay person. He said that queer prom is for people of all sexual orientations. 

Eugene's initiative proves that he supports LGBTQ community and even released a video on 28 April 2017 announcing that he will be the executive producer of the unprecedented event of LGBT community. The queer prom in May 2017 was attended by modern greats like Adam Lambert, Margaret Cho, Latrice Royale, and Ryan Murphy.

On 24 September 2017, he attended a gay wedding of The Try Guys co-stars.

Is Eugene Lee Yang Dating?

Eugene social network sites are filled with pictures of ladies. He has posted a photo with a woman named Quinta Bronson with a caption, Date Night on 18 September 2015. The photo caption then undoubtedly linked Quinta as his possible partner. 

He has also shared a picture of a juice referring it to his girlfriend on his Instagram on 23 February 2015. He is open-admirer of Beyoncé and shared a photo of kissing Beyoncé's poster on 1 September 2015 and mentioned her as his wife.

On 26 July 2016, he posted a picture with Peggy Sue and mentioned her as his new girlfriend. But the comedian shared the photo to evoke his fans and is not dating Peggy.

Eugene’s Family: Mother’s Day Wish

The actor is very attached to his parents and two sisters, Christie and Whitney Yang. Although Eugene keeps updating his Instagram snapshots with his family photos, his parents' name remains a mystery.

Eugene Lee Yang and his sisters with their mother on 14 May 2018 (Photo: Instagram)

His mother resides in France since he was a kid, so Paris is his second home. The actor posted an image along with his two siblings to wish their mom on Mother’s Day on 14 May 2018.

How Does Eugene Lee Yang Accumulate Net Worth?

The 32-year-old internet personality has made a net worth of $700,000. He summoned the most prominent part of earnings from his previous production company named BuzzFeed Motion Pictures. As his funny video, The Try Guys has been viral across the internet, the popularity of his waggish acts makes him earns enormous fortunes.

Eugene joined the BuzzFeed team back in 2013 and worked for almost five years. Simultaneously, he also formed a popular comedy web series The Try Guys in 2014. Eugene works at The Try Guys includes production, direction and even writing scripts.

Eugene is one of the prolific comedians that has amassed revenues through BuzzFeed videos like If Disney Princes Were Real in 2014 and 2015’s Women's Ideal Body Types Throughout History. Some of their other over-watched videos include The Try Guys Wear Heels for a Night in 2017, and The Try Guys Try Labor Pain Simulation in 2018 with millions of views.

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The actor has left BuzzFeed and in 2018, and stars in a new comedy series called The Try Guys, which he formed with his previous working colleagues including Keith Habersberger, Ned Fulmer, Zach Kornfeld. He has also posted a picture of his group members on his social media network in June 2018 addressing their followers about the Instagram page of the comedy series.

Left to Right (Zach Kornfeld, Ned Fulmer, Eugene Lee Yang, and Keith Habersberger) on 28 June 2018 (Photo: Instagram)

The verified Instagram account of The Try Guys has reached more than 475k followers. They have also created a YouTube channel named The Try Guys on 22 May 2018, which have amassed more than 3.7 million subscribers in four months of period. They recently uplaoded a YouTube video titled The Try Guys Reveal Their Favorite YouTubers on 29 September 2018 and talked about their favorite YouTubers including Lauren Riihimaki a.k.a LaurDIY and Elle Mills to name a few.

Talking about his future project besides web series, Eugene is set to make his first debut in the big screens. The fim is a romantic drama titled Spring Blossom and set for the 2019 release.

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Short Bio

Eugene Lee Yang was born on 18 January 1986 in Pflugerville, Texas as per wiki. Eugene is 1.83 meters (6 feet) in height and possesses mixed ethnicity (Asian-American).

The actor has obtained his Bachelor's Degree in cinematic arts from the University of Southern California in 2008.