Rising Stars: YouTube star has millions of views

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Liza's picture as it appears on Twitter.

Maddie Dion, Rising Stars Columnist

A humorous YouTuber and Viner named Liza has been a growing star and idol to many.

Elizabeth Koshy, also known as Liza, is a half-Indian, half-Caucasian 20-year old Viner and YouTuber, born and raised in Houston, Texas. Her social media platforms, excluding Twitter, goes by the name of Lizzza; her Twitter goes by Lizzzako.

Liza has over 5 million followers on her social media platforms, and posts videos containing relatable content. She was nominated and won the Breakout Creator at the Streamy Awards on October 4.

Lizza posted her first YouTube video by the name of “SUP, I’M LIZA THE LITTLE BROWN GIRL” July 8, 2015, talking about herself and her life. Her first Vine went up on April 22, 2013, with her and her friends. Her Vines are very funny and relatable.

Liza has been a part of many movies such as “Young Hollywood’ as herself, “Freakish” as Violet Adams, “FML” as Princess Aubrey, and “Boo! A Madea Halloween” as Aday.

Liza has over 5 million followers on her social media platforms…”

— Maddie Dion

Liza refers to herself as “little brown girl.” With 4,336,644 subscribers on Youtube and 4.6 million followers on Vine she is a growing sensation.

Liza posts new videos every Wednesday. They all have a humor to them. Her most watched video is “ROAD RAGE!?! DRIVING WITH LIZZZA” with 6,776,095 views.

Some of her videos with humor are those with “Jet” and “Helga.” They are characters she has made up with her boyfriend David Dobrik. Helga is the first character she has made on her YouTube channel; she “speaks” a foreign language and is related to Jet.

They are both very funny characters she has come up with. The first video with Helga making a debut was on her boyfriend’s channel. She was in Target with her boyfriend and he told her to act like she was from a foreign country. He named the video THIS IS PROBABLY VERY DANGEROUS!! (HELGAS FIRST VIDEO).

The first video with Jet is from when David and Liza went to Brazil and Jet was in the house. He called this video HE SNUCK INTO MY HOUSE!! Since then there have been a couple other videos with them.

She and David started dating in late 2015. He is also on YouTube and goes by David Dobrik and David Dobrik Too.

Liza is obsessed with the store Target and the Dollar Tree.

She started college in the fall of 2014. She studies Business Marketing.