Eugene Lee Yang Bio, Age, Height, Gay, Net Worth, Brooklyn 99, Movie, and Awards

Eugene Lee Yang Biography

A native of Pflugerville, Texas, United States, Eugene Lee Yang is an American producer, filmmaker, actor,  director, activist, author, and internet celebrity, best known for being one-fourth of the YouTube group The Try Guys and his work with BuzzFeed.

Eugene Lee Yang Age

Lee is 36 years old as of 2022. He was born on  18 January 1986 in Pflugerville, Texas, United States. He celebrates his birthday on 18 January every year.

Eugene Lee Yang Height

Lee stands at a height of  6 feet 0 inches (1.83m) tall and weighs  82 kilograms (180 pounds).

Eugene Lee Yang Education

Lee thereafter went to the University of Southern California[1] and, during his studies, wrote and directed six short films discussing wide-ranging social and political topics, including gay marriage, mental health care, and school shootings. He graduated with a B.A. in cinema production in 2008.

Eugene Lee Yang Family

Lee was born to South Korean immigrants Jae-hong Yang (father) and Min-Yeong Lee (mother) in Pflugerville, Texas. He spent his childhood with his two sibling sisters named Christie Yang and Whitney Yang. Our efforts to find out more about his family came to no avail as no such information is publicly available. Thus, the profession of his parents and siblings is still unclear. We will update this section once this information is available.

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Eugene Lee Yang Gay

Lee came out as gay on June 15, 2019, through a YouTube video. He is currently in a relationship with his boyfriend Matthew Joseph McLean. The couple habitually appears together during events. He also appears regularly on Joseph’s Instagram page. It is easily revealed from Matthew’s Instagram page that he has a special place for animals and as well loves traveling where he takes him during most of his travels.

He made a decision to share his sexuality in order to empower and inspire people that are struggling with their sexuality.

He said, “Even if it’s just the smallest thing, like what label I go by, I think to find the truth and express its full confidence… I’m just announcing I’m a gay filmmaker, actor, producer, and viral video maker, whatever you want to call me – but I’m gay, and that’s the perspective I’m coming from.”

Eugene Lee Yang Net Worth

Lee has an estimated net worth of $700000.

Eugene Lee Yang Brooklyn 99

Lee Nine-Nine is a 2019 American police crime drama-comedy television series created by Dan Goor and Michael Schur. The series goes around Jake Peralta (Andy Samberg), an NYPD detective who is immature but greatly talented in Brooklyn’s fictional 99th Precinct.

He often finds himself in conflict with his new commanding officer, the serious and stern Captain Raymond Holt (Andre Braugher). Eugene appeared in the series as a guest character playing the part of Theo Lorql.

Eugene Lee Yang Movie

He made a guest appearance in the Brooklyn Nine-Nine television series as ‘Theo Lorql’. He was also involved in a 2014 film known as Confront Girls for whom he was the director and writer of the film.

  • 2014 – Comfort Girls as the Director and Writer
  • 2019 – Brooklyn Nine-Nine as Theo Lorql
  • 2020 – Behind the Try as Himself

Eugene Lee Yang Awards

Lee has attained several awards for his work with The Try Guys. On 20th June 2016, he was also awarded Unforgettable 2015 Male Breakout Star of the Year. He was as well awarded the Human Rights Campaign’s Visibility Award in October 2019.

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