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Nigahiga is a popular YouTube channel created by Japanese American Ryan Higa (born June 6, 1990 (age 21)) in Hilo, Hawaii). Since relocating to Las Vegas to study filmmaking at UNLV, Higa's videos are either solo efforts or videos with other people such as KevJumba. They are known for their YouTube comedy videos, which have been viewed over 1.1 billion times. As of March 2012, Higa's YouTube channel, nigahiga, has over 5.1 million subscribers, and is the second most subscribed YouTube channel of all time, surpassed only by RayWilliamJohnson. His channel name is a combination of "Niga", which means "rant" in Japanese, and his last name, "Higa".