Who is RiceGum?
RiceGum is one of the most popular names in the internet business who came to public attention for his popular roast video series called “These Kids Must Be Stopped”. This Los Angeles based YouTuber and musician who originally started his career as an online gamer gained fame for his satirical skirts and diss tracks – among other things. His self-titled YouTube channel has garnered over 10 million subscribers. RiceGum is also equally popular on other social media networking sites with over 10 million and 5 million people following him on Instagram and Twitter, respectively.
RiceGum was born on the 19th of November 1996, in Las Vegas, Nevada, United States of America. He is currently 22 years old.
|Birth Name||Bryan Le|
|Date of Birth||November 19, 1996|
|Place of Birth||Las Vegas, Nevada, U.S.|
|Age||22 years old|
|Residence||Los Angeles, California, U.S.|
Family and Education
Speaking about his personal life, RiceGum doesn’t want his family to be in the spotlight fearing that they would be trolled and abused for his actions. Thus, he has only revealed little about them. His parents are Luat Quang Le and Quang Ly Lely, both are Asians. His father is of Vietnamese descent whereas his mother is of Chinse origin. He has two siblings, an older brother, and a younger sister.
Born and raised in Las Vegas, Nevada, Bryan Le attended Sierra Vista High School in Spring Valley, Nevada. After graduating from high school, he reportedly attended the Nevada university but dropped out later in 2016 to focus on his online career. In August 2017, RiceGum tweeted that Harvard College offered him a full scholarship for the college education, however, he turned it down in order to pursue his career as an internet personality.
Dating, Girlfriend and Love Life
As far as his romantic life is concerned, the budding internet sensation is currently single, and so far, he has never been linked to any girl. He considers himself to be very ugly to attract the opposite sex. His views on his personality caught him in controversy about his sexuality and eventually he cleared the air stating that he is straight.
Rumors about his alleged relationship with fellow Instagram model Sommer Ray have raised the eyebrows of his fans when a photo of the duo caught media attention. So far the claims, he desperately denied it. It was also speculated that he has a child after he posted a video with a cute little girl sometime in 2017. He fueled the speculations by captioning a photo with that girl “I named her Rice Jr.” on Instagram. However, he didn’t react to the claims and the identity of the girl remain uncertain.
|Height||Feet – 6 feet 0.75 inches|
Centimeters – 185 cm
Meters – 1.85 m
|Weight||Kilograms – 70 kg|
Pounds – 154 lbs
|Eye Color||Dark Brown|
|Distinctive Features||Towering Height|
In 2017, the internet star dropped a single titled “It’s Every Night Sis,” which is a diss track, featuring fellow YouTube personality Alissa Violet. He released it as a counter repose to Jake Paul’s viral song “It’s Everyday Bro”. The single peaked at number 80 on the Billboard Hot 100.
Le followed it with a single titled “God Church” in July 2017, which topped the Comedy Digital Track Sales chart.
RiceGum was still in his teenage years when he made his social media debut in October 2012 by creating his own YouTube and Twitter accounts. He was a huge fan of video games that inspired him to upload gaming videos. His first video was Mw3 Gameplay ‘Lifestory:BabySitting: Ricegum’.
Soon he started to capture the attention of online users and eventually collaborated with Machinima (YouTube gaming network) and Mia Khalifa on Twitch stream.
He is best known for his diss tracks and “These Kids Must Be Stopped” video series where he would diss young web stars for their actions. As a part of the series, he has criticized many internet personalities including Jacob Sartorius, Hunter Rowland, and Loren Beech stating that their actions are inappropriate to their age. Currently, he has earned over 11 million subscribers on YouTube.
RiceGum Net Worth
According to the celebrity net worth website, RiceGum’s net worth is estimated to be $8 million. Though his mother wanted him to be a doctor, he ditched her dreams and focused on establishing a name for himself in the internet world. His decision paid him off who is now raking in tens of thousands of dollars from his successful online career. Apart from YouTube ad revenues, he makes a huge amount of wealth from brand endorsement deals. and other activities.
He had once live-streamed with Mia Khalifa on the live streaming platform Twitch. He was, however, banned from the platform after he showed a BB gun in one of his videos in late 2016.
Le formed a group called CloutGang along with fellow social media personalities like Ricky Banks, Ugly God and Alissa Violet.
RiceGum’s single “It’s EveryNight Sis” charted at no.80 on the Billboard Hot 100 chart, making him the second YouTube personality after Jake Paul to do so.
RiceGum has a fair share of controversies over the course of his vlogging career. In one of his videos, he roasted Alabama Parker, who is the daughter of singer Travis Parker, stating her actions inappropriate and criticized her upbringing. The video was later taken down by YouTube after her father and stepmother filed a complaint.
In January 2019, RiceGum caught up in a controversy when he and fellow YouTuber Jake Paul promoted a website called MysteryBrand, which offers the chance to open a digital “mystery box” of pre-selected items with a promise to win one in real life at random. After it was found to be a scam, people lashed them for promoting it. He made a video explaining his actions and offered Amazon gift cards to the affected ones.
He has an imaginary alter-ego character AfroGum in his videos.
Apart from his primary YouTube channel ‘RiceGum’, he has two other channels named RiceLive and FamilyGum.