Ryan Trahan is famous for his unique challenges, vlogs, and commentary videos on YouTuber. Because of his engaging videos, Trahan is being hyped as the next MrBeast. Outside of making videos, he is also an accomplished entrepreneur. As of 2023, Ryan Trahan has an estimated net worth of $5 million.
Ryan was born on October 7, 1998 and was raised in Eagle Lake, Texas. He’s close to his family, but he hasn’t disclosed any information about his family However, it is known that his brother’s name is Matthew.
He attended Rice High School and was a bright student who was always an achiever with exceptional grades, earning him the title of valedictorian upon graduating.
Aside from academics, Trahan was also active in extracurricular activities. When he went to college at Texas A&M University, he ran track and cross country. However, Ryan dropped out in 2017 to focus on making videos.
Trahan launched his YouTube channel in 2013, initially he shared videos about track and field training. He also made vlogs and lifestyle videos. These types of videos got him a lot of traction, and his content style was likened to MrBeast.
His most popular upload is a short titled “Racing strangers in the airport.” However, he is most known for his uncommon challenges, like that in his other hit video, “I Survived 50 Hours on Only Bitcoin.”
Perhaps his most notorious challenge was surpassing Dr. Phil’s subscriber count and asking the television personality to be his grandfather. With 11.5 million subscribers, Ryan Trahan completed his milestone and met the doctor.
Ryan began learning to code at 14 years old and created Stream Chat, an app that allows users to watch live shows while communicating with others online. Although the app was abandoned, Trahan learned the perks of entrepreneurship.
He created an eco-friendly water bottle brand called Neptune Bottle. He began by selling them to peers at school, but when he earned a massive following online, he promoted the bottle to fans. Furthermore, he established his own apparel line, Hydra Collective. Apart from YouTube, he also advertises his projects on TikTok and has 1.6 million followers on the platform.
Net Worth and Earnings
From his YouTube ad revenue, it is estimated that Ryan Trahan earns around $100,000 per month according to statsmash.com. Because his account’s growth is steadily rising, that figure is only expected to increase. He also gets extra money when his videos are sponsored by brands.
Of course, there are also his proceeds from his two businesses. However, the social media star hasn’t shared how much he makes from Hydra Collective and Neptune Bottle. Even so, his net worth is reported to be around $5 million.
Trahan started dating fellow content creator Haley Pham in 2018. Since then, Haley has been constantly featured in Ryan’s videos. Two years later, they got engaged and officially tied the knot. The couple currently lives in Trahan’s hometown of Eagle Lake, Texas.