With the current state of the economy, it’s no wonder many are seeking advice from experts. Finance influencers like Humphrey Yang have benefitted from this trend. Yang has a strong back in finance and worked on Wall Street as evidenced by the quality of his videos. As of 2024, Humphrey Yang has an estimated net worth of $2 million.
Humphrey Yang is from the San Francisco Bay Area and was born on October 6, 1987. Although he is an American by nationality, his family is from China.
Yang attended Portola Valley’s Woodside Priory School and later studied business administration at the University of Washington. Humphrey continued to study finance at Loyola Marymount University and became a member of the institution’s Finance Society.
In 2011, Yang began his career working at Kabam as a player experience assistant lead for Facebook games. After a year, he left to become a financial advisor and sold China A-shares at Merrill Lynch. In order to do so, he obtained a FINRA certification there.
Next, he interned at Woodside Capital Partners for a year, learning the ropes of investment banking. Investment banking wasn’t for him and summed up the experience on LinkedIn saying “I think I made 1 pitchbook and got yelled at a few times.”
In 2014, he returned to the gaming industry by working on Machine Zone, Inc.’s live operations. He helped with mobile games including Mobile Strike and Game of War.
After nearly three years, the finance professional started his own business. He co-founded Craft & Oak, making custom print on demand posters. The business shutdown in April 2020 but he learned a lot about ecommerce and starting a business.
Becoming an Influencer
In 2019, Humphrey Yang started RNG Media Inc. as a holding company for his online ventures. He launched a YouTube channel in 2019 and a TikTok account. Along with this, he also launched Hump Days, a free newsletter for business and general market news.
As for his videos, he became known for using pop culture references to teach finance. This is why he gained a lot of traction with a younger audience. Despite his success on YouTube, his content didn’t take off immediately.
Despite this, he was consistent with uploads, so his rise to fame was steady. Currently, he has over 1.1 million YouTube subscribers and 3.3 million followers on TikTok. In addition, over 5,000 people read his newsletter.
Net Worth and Earnings
Humphrey revealed that he makes $20,000 per month from nine passive income sources. This includes his YouTube channel, affiliate marketing, real estate, Patreon page, digital products, crypto staking, content writing, Turo car rental, and stocks.
The majority of his portfolio is in a safe Vanguard ETF, which makes up over 28% of his investments. He invested 6% of his wealth into crypto which is split between Bitcoin and Ethereum. Humphrey also invests in a couple of tech stocks. With this, his net worth is $2 million.
The finance guru is very transparent about his personal income sources. However, it isn’t the same regarding his personal affairs. He hasn’t shared anything about his dating life, so it’s not known if he’s single or married.