Eugene Lee Yang is a YouTube personality known for his filmmaking skills and his unfiltered views about the evils that prevail in the American society. But on a lighter note, this social media beau has a way of subtly slipping in humor in every second sentence he frames and without even trying, makes his way into his fans’ hearts. Even though he was always artistically inclined, he never thought filmmaking fell under his radar. But fortunately, taking the suggestion of his teacher, he pursued it and now is on his way to change the social media world as we know it! Now with tons of videos that he either worked on-screen or helped produce, Eugene is slowly on his way to make great waves and we sure can’t wait to see what he’s got in store! Go on and binge on his BuzzFeed and ‘Try Guys’ videos and no longer miss out on the amazingness he has to offer!
The Meteoric Rise To Stardom
Eugene Lee has been the talk of the town for quite a while now; his career as a video producer, writer, director, and actor at BuzzFeed Motion Pictures has catapulted him to all the fame in the social media cosmos. His work has reached millions worldwide, especially on YouTube under the banner of BuzzFeed and has now made him one of most recognized Asian American faces over the net. Even though this young man is responsible for the quirky video content creation, he also brings magic on-screen every time that he decides to act in them. With the massive viral video hits like ‘Women’s Ideal Body Types throughout History’, and ‘If Disney Princes were Real’, Eugene’s contribution toward social media has only been a blessing for his ever-growing fan base! In addition to producing videos and acting in short sketches, Yang has also been one of the infamous ‘Try Guys’ under BuzzFeed’s comedy series. For the sake of entertainment Eugene is ready to do anything! He along with the other Try Guys are willing to strip down, undergo labor simulation, and wear lingerie and do just about anything! No wonder their videos have crossed a whopping 23 million views! But make no mistake- this YouTube flame is not in the spotlight just for his effortless on and off screen presence; beyond his goofy stunts he has also explored a lot of thought-provoking themes too!
From video content uploads regarding women’s body image to racial bias faced in online dating, Eugene’s passion to bring to light such dark issues has also played a role in his fame. From being a child once bullied for his Korean ethnicity, Eugene Lee Yang was instilled with an early introspection regarding racial evils and always wanted to work against it. And now armed with the kind of power to share life-changing video content on the infinite space called YouTube, Eugene is now seen in his most transparent self, schooling the masses about race and sexism.
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What Makes Eugene Lee Yang So Special
Eugene Lee Yang is often seen citing his family as his biggest support system. Growing up, he was poked fun at and was made the butt of all Korean stereotypical jokes, but thankfully his family restored his faith in racial equality. According to an interview, Eugene says that most of his videos aim at negating the negativity by displaying the beauty of all the diversity that the world has to offer. No wonder most of his videos make us laugh till we cry, yet at the end, we are stunned by the hard-hitting facts that he throws at us.
Eugene Yang not only has the internet going nuts over his incredible talents as an actor and producer, he is also in the limelight for his stunning looks. His fans have even gone to the extent of drowning his Twitter and Instagram accounts with praise for his looks. And he blessed with not just praises for his gorgeous face; Eugene also took home the ‘LG Fame US Contest’ award!
Behind The Curtains
Eugene Lee Yang was born in Pflugerville, Texas, USA, on January 18, 1986. He is of Korean descent and graduated from the University of Southern California with a Bachelors of Arts degree. There isn’t much information available about his family life, but we know that he has two sisters and his mom occasionally features in his videos. This self-proclaimed workaholic and lover of life sure knows how to put fame into the right use and we are going to say that he is undoubtedly freaking awesome!