✎ Age, Height, Weight etc:
He graduated Sierra Vista High School in Nevada. He dropped out of college in 2016 (he jokes now that his mother wanted him to become a doctor but he ended up making fun of people on the internet).
✎ Measurements, Body:
✎ Family, Mother, Father, Wife & Husbands, Kids
Parents: Bryan tries to separate his YouTube life and his personal life so he does not disclose the information about neither his mother nor father so their names and age are unknown. But it is obvious that they are both Asian (mother is of Chinese and father is of Vietnamese origin). He calls them “typical Asian parents”. And he quite often mentions and features them in his YouTube videos, jokes and tweets, as well as posts lots photos with them.
Siblings: he has a little sister. He once posted a video about her and was completely freaked out about disgusting the comments under it. He also has a baby brother.
✎ Boyfriends & Girlfriends, Relationship
Sexual orientation: straight
In 2017, Bryan continues claiming that he has no girlfriend and he explains that this is because he is “ugly as f*ck”. However, no one can say for sure, whether he ever had a girlfriend, as Bryan discloses as little personal detail as possible. He also disproves that he is gay.
✎ RiceGum (Bryan Le) Money, Net Worth
RiceGum gets around 1 million views in just one day! Some analysts suggest that he is making around $125,000 a month. However, Bryan himself makes fun of all these attempts to count his money. Ricegum Net Worth 2017 is around: $1 000 000
✎ Houses & Cars
Place of living: RiceGum lives somewhere in Nevada. In 2017, he is still living with his parents and, of course, he doesn’t want to disclose his actual address. He said that living with parents had too many advantages like not having to pay a rent, however, in January 2017 he announced in one of his videos that he is considering moving to his own place, showed some options he likes, and asked his fans to help him with that decision. (up: Bryan lives in Hollywood, Los Angeles, Nov 2017)Bryan once lived somewhere in Nevada with his parents, but in 2017 moved into a house in Hollywood with Faze (Ricky) Banks and his girlfriend Alissa Violet. Other members of their group, "Clout Gang", including Sommer Ray, Carrington Durham, and Wolfie Raps also reside in this supposed 10 million dollar mansion.
Noah Mavuela (Rappers)
Brianna Leah (Youtube Stars)
Anthony Baeza (Rappers)
Chandler Riggs (TV Actors)
Joel Adams (Music Stars)
✎ Facts and Favorite things:
- He sometimes posts videos of his mother’s being mad on him for overspending (for example, for paying $1,500 for boots that actually cost $1,200 or for buying $100 underwear).
- Apart from his main YouTube channel, he has a personal vlog titled RiceGumExtra.
- His newly posted videos score millions of views in a few days.
- He has an imaginary alter-ego character AfroGum in his videos. He created it after he realized there are people who wonder about his ethnic background.
- He often jokes on people who wonder whether he is gay in his videos and tweets (and no, he is not).
- Somehow he managed not to get in any real troubles because of his videos like lawsuits. However, he got lots of angry video responses and countless angry comments.
- As a typical Asian, he is very skinny (though he eats a lot).
- He says he is 6’2’’ tall and he is very disappointed that somehow all the websites with information about him claim that he is 5’8’’. However, on his photos he doesn’t look like he is that tall actually.
✎ Misc Questions
What is RiceGum’s real name?
His real name is Bryan Le. By the way, Le is one of the most common Vietnamese surnames.
Why is his nickname RiceGum?
No one can say for sure, why he has chosen such a nickname. But “rice” is probably a hint to the stereotypes about Asians.
What is his ethnic background?
He is half-Chinese and half-Vietnamese. In one of his videos he makes fun of people searching on Google whether he is Chinese.
What he thinks is the secret behind his popularity?
He says that it is too easy now to become popular as you do not need talent or anything, even a good video, but a catchy title to make people click on it.
What was a first video he ever posted?
It was Call of Duty game play video, posted in 2012. Now he says it is embarrassing and the sound is shitty.
What kind of videos does he make?
First of all, he doesn’t make any more game play videos (it’s PewDiePie’s job). Instead, he posts “MUST BE STOPPED” video series, in which he makes fun of different things (internet celebrities, random weird people from the internet, random kids’ videos, and even clowns). The great example of his “MUST BE STOPPED” activity is his review of some woman from Twitter, who makes a fool of herself in everything she posts (and still thinks she’s gorgeous). He also makes vlog videos about his life and plans, videos of his reactions to different things, and collaborative videos with other popular YouTubers. And, of course, he also posts other people “roasting” him in response to his rude jokes.
What celebs did he have quarrels with?
Lots of them! For example, he roasted Jacob Sartorius and his fans many times (by the way, he has a photo with him on Instagram, so they are actually not enemies), PewDiePie, Zoie Burgher, Ziegler sisters, Loren Gray, Baby Ariel, and many others.
What does he think of himself?
He is quite sarcastic not only about others but about himself as well. He often jokes on himself and even admits that he is as far from a “perfect handsome guy” image as possible.
What does he want to prove with his rude videos?
He just wants to point out the ridiculous side of that social media craze and internet-born celebrities. Probably, he wants to make people think of how stupid some popular things nowadays are and make the world a better place.