Famous for his comedy sketch on YouTube, “Smosh”, Ian Hecox can be seen as a celebrity in his own rights. His fame and popularity started quite early in life. Many see him as a young YouTube legend, mostly because of the funny videos and comedy sketches he posts the platform. His YouTube channel has over 23 million followers and 7 billion views as of November 2018. He is truly a YouTube legend.
Beyond Youtube, Ian Hecox is also famous on other social media platforms where he commands a large following. As of January 2019, he has over 1.9 million Instagram followers. He also commands followership of over 1.94 million on Twitter. On Facebook, he is followed by over 1.7 million people. Who would not love a guy that has a healthy sense of humor, wit and is easy on the eyes?
Ian Hecox’s Biography
One amazing thing about Ian is that he looks younger than his age. For someone born on November 30, 1987, he looks more like he is in his twenties. He has this boyish face that just looks younger with time. There isn’t much that is public knowledge concerning his life growing up and his education.
Ian Hecox has also made inroads into the movie industry as both an actor and producer. His first movie, Smosh: The Movie, was released on July 2015 under the auspices of Lionsgate. He, alongside Anthony Padilla, went on to create another movie, Ghostmates which was released on December 2016 for YouTube Red. He also voiced the Bubble character in the 2016 movie, The Angry Birds and plays the character One-Eye in Arctic Adventure: On Frozen Pond.
What is His Net Worth?
Ian Hecox made most of his money on YouTube and Comedy videos. His YouTube channel, Smosh, that was the most followed channeled for three years in a row, has given him a substantial income.
His net worth is $8 million. He also earns between $20K and $324K per social blade. On a personal level, he is estimated to be earning between $243K and $4 million.
He owns a game channel, Smosh Games that also contributes to his income. The game channel is estimated to be raking in an annual revenue of about $1 million. Other sources of income include Smosh Pit, ElSmosh, merchandiser factory, and T-shirts sales.
His Wife & Girlfriend
When it comes to his love life, Ian has it all put together. Unlike so many celebrities in his caliber of fame, he has only broken up a relationship once – with Melanie Moat. And this was a relationship of 7 years!
Ian met Melanie in Sacramento during a visit to a friend’s in the Summer of 2007. Though they had been communicating sparingly through the Smosh forums, it was their first time meeting face to face.
It didn’t take long for the duo to get the relationship ball officially rolling. For five years, they were in a long distance relationship. At the time, Melanie was living and schooling in New Jersey. In 2012, they finally found a way to close the distance in their relationship, as Melanie moved in with Hecox in Sacramento.
Through mutual consent, they broke up two years later and made the official announcement through Melanie’s Twitter handle.
One year after breaking up with Melanie, Ian hooked up with the Californian model, Pamela Horton. He met Pamela at a Playboy party in 2015 and they’ve built a quality relationship together ever since. He even posted on Instagram that Pamela loves his fart. They are really into each other in their sweet, hot romance.
Though their relationship has enjoyed some bliss, it is yet to be known if they both will end up getting married.
Ian Hecox’s Family: Parents and Siblings
When it comes to his immediate family, Ian gets all the love and support that he needs. His mother, Sharon Louise has featured as various characters in his videos. His father, Stephan Andrew Hecox, has also thrown his weight behind him a couple of times.
Ian has a brother, Adrian, and a sister, Melissa. They are of mixed ethnicity. His parents have roots that touch English, Portuguese, Scottish, German and Dutch.
His Height and Weight
Ian Hecox has a charming and elegant outlook, with one of the world’s best smiles. His 5 feet 6 inches height (170.6 cm), accompanied by his 62 kg (136.6 lb) weight, gives him such a confident and stylish physique.