- 1 Who is Josh Leyva?
- 2 Josh Leyva Net Worth
- 3 Early Life, Education, Nationality, Ethnicity
- 4 Career Beginnings
- 5 Rise to Fame as a YouTube Comedian
- 6 His Second YouTube Channel
- 7 Successful Career as an Actor
- 8 Personal Life: Ex-Girlfriend Olivia Chachi Gonzales, Break-Up, Affair with Nikita Dragun, Current Relationship Status, Residence
Who is Josh Leyva?
Josh Jovanny Leyva was born on 27 December 1990, under the birth sign of Sagittarius, in California City, California USA. He is probably best recognized for being a social media sensation, YouTuber, and vlogger, who posts various funny videos to his self-titled channel. Besides that, Josh is also known as an actor.
Josh Leyva Net Worth
Net worth is $350,000.
Early Life, Education, Nationality, Ethnicity
Concerning his early life, Josh Leyva apparently spent his childhood in California City, where he was raised alongside his younger brother named Mark. Other information regarding his family and education is not available to the media either. Holds American nationality.
When it comes to speak about his career, Josh always wanted to become an actor.
After realizing how big is the impact of social networks and how much his presence there can provide him with an opportunity to promote himself, he decided to become a part of the social media scene. So, he launched his own YouTube channel under the username ‘YoMuscleBoii’ – later renamed to ‘Josh Leyva’ – in September of 2011, and uploaded his debut video entitled “You Ain’t A Guido” twelve days later, after which he started posting various videos, challenge videos, Q&A sessions, pranks, and vlogs from his private life.
Rise to Fame as a YouTube Comedian
As the time passed, Josh’s videos started receiving more attention, and the number of subscribers grew steadily thanks to his talent and interactions with his fans. So, he has so far amassed more than two million subscribers, while his videos have over 260 million views in total, which has added a considerable amount to his net worth. Some of his most popular videos are “Normal People vs Justin Bieber” with over eight million views, “Relationship Goals vs Reality”, seven million views, “Yoga Challenge W/ Chachi Gonzales”, with over six million, and “Driving With A Gay Cholo”, which also has over six million views, among many others.
His Second YouTube Channel
Apart from running his main YouTube channel, Josh Leyva also has his second YouTube channel under the username ‘yojoshyboii’, later renamed to ‘Josh Leyva Vlogs’, which he created in April of 2013. He uses it to post various vlogs from his private life, story times, travel diaries, challenges, etc. So, the channel has over 220,000 subscribers, while his videos have reached the number of seven million views in total, increasing further his net worth. Most popular videos on the channel are “Are You Gay Test”, “25 Facts About Me | @JoshLeyva”, and “Belly Flop Challenge”, among others.
Successful Career as an Actor
Apart from being a social media personality, Josh’s dream about becoming an actor came true in 2012. He started by making guest-starring appearances in such television series as “Cholo Adventures” (2012-2013), “Saving Lives” (2015), and “High Fives” (2015). His breakthrough in the acting world came in 2016, when his made his debut film appearance by landing the role of Brad Smith in the romantic comedy “Love For All Seasons”, starring next to his girlfriend Chachi Gonzales, after which he played Derrick in Andrew Bush’s comedy “Dirty 30”, and featured as Tucker in the comedy “Laid In America”, both in the same year.
Josh moved his career to the next level when he co-wrote, produced and directed the comedy mini-series “Gaylo Returns” (2017), which was followed by his portrayal of Rudy in the 2017 comedy “The F*** Happened”. Most recently, he joined the cast of the Netflix series “Cooking On High” (2018).
Personal Life: Ex-Girlfriend Olivia Chachi Gonzales, Break-Up, Affair with Nikita Dragun, Current Relationship Status, Residence
If to talk about his personal life, Josh Leyva has a rich dating history. He became romantically involved in a relationship with Olivia Chachi Gonzales in 2014, who is also known as a social media personality and dance member of “I.aM.mE”. After dating for three years, the couple decided to break-up in late 2017.
He was then linked up to Nikita Dragun, a transgender beauty vlogger; however, they never confirmed the romance. He is currently dating singer Madison Watkins. Regarding his residence, Josh currently lives in Compton, California.