YouTube star RiceGum has fans eagerly anticipating his potential move to Kick after teasing a significant career switch on July 5. With over 10 million subscribers on YouTube and a Twitch channel boasting 1.2 million followers, RiceGum has remained influential in the content creation sphere. Let’s delve into his life and career journey.
Who is RiceGum?
RiceGum, an American YouTube personality, gained fame through his funny music videos and controversial comments that stirred up the internet. He was born as Bryan Quang Le on November 19, 1996, in Las Vegas, Nevada, USA. He has Chinese and Vietnamese heritage and currently resides in Los Angeles, California.
Bryan Le has been in relationships with Abby Rao, Sommer Ray, and Teanna Trump. But now, he is currently dating Ellerie Marie. In a recent video, it was confirmed that Marie had unfortunately given birth to a stillborn child.
This heartbreaking news was revealed after a series of clips and photos documenting their journey towards parenthood, including baby shower pictures and heartfelt wishes from friends and family for the baby.
RiceGum Career Journey
RiceGum began his YouTube career in 2012, and a year later, he started his Twitch career.
In 2016, RiceGum took a risk by leaving college to become a full-time YouTuber. Despite the gamble, he proved it was worth it. At just 25 years old, he’s already living the dream that many people desire in Las Vegas.
Initially, RiceGum focused on making commentaries on Call of Duty gameplay videos. After a year on YouTube, he joined Twitch and began streaming online. At first, his channels didn’t gain much attention until he switched to comedy.
Once he found his niche in comedy, RiceGum gained popularity. One of his famous videos, “These Kids Must Be Stopped!” earned millions of views. He followed that up with a music video called “Every Night Sis,” a parody of Jake Paul’s “Every Day Bro,” featuring Alissa Violet, Jake Paul’s ex-girlfriend. The music video reached #80 on the Billboard USA Hot 100 chart, catapulting RiceGum’s fame.
Building on the success of “Every Night Sis,” RiceGum continued to release more singles in the same year, such as “Frick da Police” and “Naughty or Nice” in 2017. He also streams games on the Purple Platform. Some of his most streamed games include:
- Fortnite Battle Royale
- Grand Theft Auto V
- Call of Duty: Warzone
- Call of Duty: Black Ops Cold War
- Among Us
- NBA 2K20
How Much is RiceGum Net Worth?
RiceGum earns income from ads shown during their live streams, through paid subscriptions, donations from viewers, sponsorships, and exclusive contracts with streaming companies or famous brands.
RiceGum has made money through donations, advertisements, and paid subscriptions. However, in July 2021, he took a break from Twitch and are currently streaming exclusively on YouTube.
RiceGum earns mainly through ads shown during their streams. He has a main channel with over 10 million subscribers and more than 2.17 billion total views. With such a large audience, Ricegum can earn a significant amount of money, at least $50,000 per month from ads alone. Additionally, he has an undisclosed exclusive contract on YouTube Gaming, which adds to their earnings.
Ricegum also has another YouTube channel called ‘Ricegum Extra’ on RiceLive. Combining the income from their Twitch and YouTube channels, Ricegum’s monthly earnings are estimated to be around $180,000, with an annual income of approximately $2 million.
Apart from their online content, Ricegum sells merchandise through online stores like RedBubble and SpreadShirt. However, their merchandise is currently unavailable on Amazon.
One notable sponsorship was with a website called “Mystery Brand,” which was rumored to be a dishonest and fraudulent site. Ricegum was allegedly offered a lucrative deal of $100,000 to promote the website. In response to the backlash, Ricegum gave away free Amazon coupons as a way to appease those who were upset about the situation.
RiceGum began his YouTube career in 2012 and later ventured into Twitch streaming. Through funny videos and comedic content, he gained popularity and even charted on the Billboard Hot 100. With a significant following, RiceGum earns money from ads, sponsorships, and merchandise sales. Despite controversies and personal challenges, he continues to entertain and inspire millions of fans worldwide. Will he join Kick to continue his career? Let’s see.
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