Famous for his comedy sketch on YouTube, “Smosh”, Ian Hecox can be seen as a celebrity in his own right. His fame and popularity started quite early in life. Many see him as a young YouTube legend, mainly because of the funny videos and comedy skits he posts on 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 is also followed by more than 1.94 million people on Twitter. On Facebook, he is followed by more than 1.7 million people. Who wouldn’t love a guy who has a healthy sense of humor, wit, and is easy on the eyes?
Biography of Ian Hecox
One amazing thing about Ian is that he looks younger than his age. For someone born on November 30, 1987, he looks more like his twenties. He has this childish face that just looks younger with age. There is not much that the public knows about his life and upbringing.
Ian Hecox also entered the film industry as an actor and producer. His first film, Smosh: The Movie, was released in July 2015 under the auspices of Lionsgate. With Anthony Padilla, he then created another film, Ghostmates which was released in December 2016 for YouTube Red. He also voiced the character Bubble in the 2016 film, Angry Birds and plays the character One-Eye in Arctic Adventure: On the Frozen Pond.
What is his net worth?
Ian Hecox has made most of his money from YouTube and comedy videos. His YouTube channel, Smosh, which was the most followed channel for three consecutive years, brought him a substantial income.
His net worth is $8 million. He also earns between $20,000 and $324,000 per social slide. On a personal level, he would earn between $243,000 and $4 million.
He owns a gaming channel, Smosh Games, which also contributes to his income. The gaming channel is estimated to bring in an annual revenue of around $1 million. Other sources of revenue include Smosh Pit, ElSmosh, Merchandising Factory, and T-shirt sales.
His wife and girlfriend
When it comes to his love life, Ian has it all together. Unlike so many celebrities of his caliber, he’s only broken off a relationship once – with Melanie Moat. And it was a 7 year relationship!
Ian met Melanie in Sacramento while visiting a friend in the summer of 2007. Although they communicated sparingly through the Smosh forums, it was their first face-to-face meeting.
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 attending school in New Jersey. In 2012, they finally found a way to close the distance in their relationship, as Melanie moved into Hecox in Sacramento.
By mutual consent, they separated two years later and made the official announcement via Melanie’s Twitter account.
A year after breaking up with Melanie, Ian met California model Pamela Horton. He met Pamela at a Playboy party in 2015 and they have been building a quality relationship together ever since. He even posted on Instagram that Pamela loved her fart. They really are into each other in their sweet, warm romance.
Although their relationship has enjoyed some happiness, it remains to be seen if the two 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 he needs. His mother, Sharon Louise, has featured in his videos as different personas. His father, Stephan Andrew Hecox, also fell behind him on several occasions.
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 best smiles in the world. His height of 170.6 cm (5 feet 6 inches), accompanied by his weight of 62 kg (136.6 lbs), gives him such a confident and elegant physique.