Alex Wassabi, also known as Alexander Burriss, is an American actor and social media personality. As of 2023, Alex Wassabi has a net worth of $15 million. He is well known for his appearance in the film, “Bob 2! A Madea Halloween”.
He is also well-known for his appearance in web series such as “Escape the Night” and “Light as a Feather”. He also runs his YouTube channel, where he mostly posts skits and parody music videos.
Alex Wassabi Biography
Alex Wassabi was born on March 28, 1990, and is 32 years old as of 2023. He was born and raised in a well-established Christian family in Montana, USA. Alex grew up in Lexington, Kentucky, but later moved to Durham, North Carolina. Alex is an American by nationality and believes in the Christian religion.
He completed his early education at a local High School in Durham, North Carolina, US. After that, he enrolled at a local private university in Durham, North Carolina, where he completed his degree. Since childhood, he always wanted to become an actor in his career.
Alexander Burriss, Alexander “Alex” Burriss
Date of Birth
28 March 1990
Montana, United States
32 Years Old
Actor and Social Media Celebrity
Local High School, Durham, North Carolina, US
Local Private University, Durham, North Carolina, US
Alex Wassabi’s parents are Mr. Adam Burriss and Mrs. Maribel Burriss. By profession, Wassabi’s father is a businessman while his mother is a homemaker.
Alex has three siblings. His brothers are Andrew Burriss and Aaron Burriss, both are YouTubers and his younger sister is Mariah Burriss.
Alex Wassabi is unmarried. Alex’s Girlfriend is Alexxis Lemire, an American actress.
Before that, Alex was in a relationship with Lauren Riihimaki, a YouTuber. The couple dated for nearly 3 years before they introduced their separation in 2018.
He also dated well-known internet celebrities like Olalla Lopez and Vanessa Merrell.
Father: Adam Burriss Mother: Maribel Burriss
Brother: Andrew Burriss and Aaron Burriss Sister: Mariah Burriss
Alex Wassabi is a handsome and smart boy with a stylish and charming personality. He has a strong physique with attractive measurements and a diamond-shaped muscular build.
Alex is 5 feet 9 inches tall and weighs about 75 kg. He has short, stylish dark brown hair and mesmerizingly beautiful dark brown eyes.
5′ 9″ (1.82 m, 182 cm)
75 kg (165 lbs)
Alex Wassabi started his career on YouTube. He created a YouTube channel, “Wassabi Productions”, with his friend Roi Wassabi, where they mostly post skits and parody music videos. They earned tremendous popularity and global recognition after posting the parody video for the popular song, “Call Me Maybe” in 2012, which has over 140 million views to date.
Over the years, most of his videos have gone viral and in a short time, his channel has become one of the most subscribed channels on the YouTube platform. He changed his channel name to Burriss in 2016 when his friend left the channel and since then he has frequently uploaded gaming-related videos to his YouTube channel.
In 2017, Alex made her acting debut with his appearance in the famous comedy-horror movie, “Boo 2! A Madea Halloween”. The same year, he also featured in a YouTube series, “Escape the Night”. Moreover, he also collaborated with the YouTube Factory and famous internet celebrities like Lily Singh and Dwayne Johnson.
In 2019, he appeared again in the fourth season of the series, “Escape the Night”. The same year, he appeared in the series, “Light as a Feather”, and in the film, “Airplane Mode”.
In 2020, he appeared in a YouTube series, “The Great Gift Exchange”, extending his support of the Make-A-Wish Foundation.
Facts and Information
He has been nominated for awards such as the Streamy Awards in 2017, 2018, and 2019 and the Shorty Awards in 2018.
He is a lover of animals and has a dog, Pogi.
He enjoys watching movies in his free time, traveling, and playing video games.
Alex Wassabi has over a million subscribers on his YouTube channel and more than 3.6 million followers on his Instagram account.