Eugene Lee Yang

Eugene Lee Yang is an American video producer, actor, comedian, and writer best known for his work with BuzzFeed and YouTube. He rose to prominence as a result of his services to the LGBTQ community. As a teen attending highly unpleasant proms, he pioneered the concept of Queer Prom, which proved groundbreaking for all LGBTQ individuals. Later, he appeared in the web series The Try Guys, which increased his celebrity in a matter of years.

Eugene Lee Yang’s net worth of 2021

Eugene Lee Yang’s net worth is estimated to be $700,000. When he worked for BuzzFeed, he made between $39,993 and $114,800 per year. Aside from that, he has not made public his earnings from his several other occupations.

Similarly, several Try Guys performers have accumulated a sizable net worth as a result of their YouTube success. Keith Habersberger is worth $200,000, and another group member, Ned Fulmer, is worth $6 million. Their channel earns between $179.5K and $2.9M each year, which equates to $15K and $239.3K per month.

What is the value of BuzzFeed?

BuzzFeed was valued at $1.5 billion in 2021, up from $850 million the previous year. After NBCUniversal invested $200 million in it, the company’s sales skyrocketed.

Eugene Lee Yang’s Childhood and Education

Eugene Lee Yang was born in Pflugerville, Texas, on January 18, 1986. He is a Capricorn, which classifies his characteristics as hardworking, ambitious, conservative, driven, and practical.

CAPTION: Eugene Leee Yang professionally shot photo.(SOURCE: Pinterest)

He hasn’t divulged anything about his family, but his mother has appeared in some of the Try Guys films. His siblings include two sisters named Christie Yang and Whitney Yang. Yang is Asian by ancestry and American by nationality.

He received his primary and secondary education in local schools and his higher education at the University of Southern California. He was an outstanding student at his institution, earning a bachelor’s degree in Arts, Cinematography, and Film Production with a 4.0 GPA.

Eugene Lee Yang’s Professional Career

Lee Yang began his career at Film Independent, where he was active in filmmaking, according to his LinkedIn profile. After a while, he went out on his own as a director, producer, editor, and choreographer. Then he became an executive producer and creative director at The Menagerie LLC. He, like other Try Guys members, worked many jobs at the same time.

The video below shows the boys firing guns for the first time, while the thumbnail shows Yang holding a gun.


He began working for BuzzFeed in December 2013 and remained there till February 2018. He co-created the Try Guys while at BuzzFeed, which later became his breakthrough work. Following his departure from BuzzFeed in 2018, he and his group colleagues formed the startup 2nd Try LLC.

The Try Guys and Eugene Lee Yang

Eugene Leee Yang, Keith Habersberger, Ned Fulmer, and Zach Kornfeld were all working at BuzzFeed when the concept for Try Gus came to them. The guys were working as video producers, creators, and actors who originally made humor videos depicting unusual behaviors such as applying makeup like famous celebrities such as Rihanna, Kylie Jenner, Lady Gaga, and Jennifer Lopez.

CAPTION: The Try Guys with a silver play button.(SOURCE: Twitter)

The show premiered on BuzzFeed on September 12, 2014. After a four-year relationship with BuzzFeed, the lads left the firm in 2018 to launch their own production company, 2nd Try LLC. In the meantime, BuzzFeed retains ownership of the show as a branded content and advertising sales representative. Following their divorce, they began producing films to their YouTube channel The Try Guys.

When did The Try Guys depart from BuzzFeed?

On June 21, 2018, the men unveiled their new firm and revealed a strategic alliance with BuzzFeed.

Eugene Leee Yang’s Private Life

Eugene Lee Yang is openly bisexual, however he has not shared anything about his dating life. He is a highly private person who tries to keep information about his romantic life to himself. He has kept his personal relationships hidden from the general public.

Despite the fact that he is the center of media attention, there is no information available on who he is dating or romantically involved with. Yang’s relationship, we hope, will be revealed in the near future.

Facts of Eugene Lee Yang

 Date of Birth: 1986 , January-18
 Age: 35 years old
 Birth Nation: United States of America
 Height: 6 Feet
Name Eugene Lee Yang
Nationality American
Birth Place/City Pflugerville, Texas, United States.
Ethnicity Asian
Profession YouTuber, Social Media Personality.
Working For 2nd Try LLC
Net Worth $700k
Education a bachelor�s degree in Arts, Cinematography and Film Production with 4.0 GPA from University of Southern California
Online Presence Instagram, Twitter, YouTube