Ian Andrew Hecox Net Worth, Wiki, Age, Girlfriend, Ethnicity, Height, Career

Ian Andrew Hecox

Ian Hecox is a well-known YouTuber, comedian, and influencer from Sacramento, California, USA. He is best known for his entertaining YouTube content on his self-titled channel. Aside from that, he is an important member of the well-known comedy group Smosh.

Ian Hecox and Anthony Padilla founded the band in the year 2002. Its birthplace is Carmichael, California, in the United States. It is part of the Mythical Entertainment network. Furthermore, the headquarters are in Los Angeles, California, USA.

According to reports, Ian took over as CEO of Smosh on June 14, 2017, after the group’s other creator, Anthony Padilla, left to pursue a career as an independent content creator. The Smosh group has over 25.1 million subscribers and 9,900,216,870 total channel views.

Quick Facts

Full Real NameIan Andrew Hecox.
BirthdayNovember 30, 1987.
Age 36 years old.
Place of BirthSacramento, California, United States.
Currently LivingLos Angeles, California, United States.
ProfessionYouTube star, Comedian, and influencer.
Net worthUSD 2 million -3 Million (approx.).
Height (approx.)In Feet Inches: 5′ 8″
Weight (approx.)In Kilograms: 64.86 kg
Zodiac SignSagittarius.
Marital StatusUnmarried.
Girlfriend(s)1. Pamela Horton.
2. Melanie Moat.
Eye ColorBlue.
Hair ColorLight Brown.

Ian Andrew Hecox Biography

Ian Andrew Hecox was born in 1987, He grew up in Sacramento, California, in the United States of America. His current address is in Los Angeles, California, United States. Ian Andrew Hecox is his full birth name.

Hecox graduated from Del Campo High School with honors. He later enrolled at American River College. Ian and Anthony Padilla, another member of his group, had been friends since high school, and they first met in sixth grade. His astrological sign is Sagittarius.

His father’s name is Stephan Andrew Hecox, and his mother’s name is Sharon Hecox, according to Hecox. Ian parents’ profession has not yet been made public, but he appears to come from a well-known family. His parents were occasionally visible in his videos.

He has enjoyed entertaining people since he was a child. Ian remained a healthy child who liked to run a lot. Furthermore, this YouTuber has always wanted to run a marathon since he was a child. Ian Andrew Hecox’s parents, however, did not allow him due to his young age.

He has a sister named Melissa Hecox, the details of whom are never discussed on the internet. The YouTube sensation was raised in a Christian family. He is of the Caucasian racial group. Ian also had a brother named Adrian Hendrix, who is said to have died in a motorcycle accident, but this has yet to be proven.

Ian Andrew Hecox
Ian Andrew Hecox (Source: Twitter)


Ian Andrew Hecox began his YouTube career with his childhood friend, Anthony Padilla, in a group called Smosh, which was founded on November 19, 2005. Padilla left the group in 2017 to pursue his own channel, and Smosh was taken over by Hecox. The talented star continued to produce entertaining content and never let his fans down. The channel currently has over 25.1 million subscribers.

Following his success on this channel, he decided to launch sub-channels such as Smosh France, Smosh Pit, Smosh Games, and Elmos. Furthermore, he used to upload videos on the following channels on a regular basis, and fans eagerly awaited his content.

Smosh: The Movie was the film in which the YouTuber made his acting debut. Alex Winter directed the film, which was released on July 26, 2015. Anthony Padilla, Jillian Nelson, Brittany Ross, Michael Ian Black, Steve Austin, Jenna Marbles, Harley Morenstein, Grace Helbig, Mark Fischbach, Peter Breitmayer, Kristen O’Meara, Kevin Will, Kimmy Gatewood, Juliocesar Chavez, and others worked with Ian in this film.

In 2016, he starred as Ed in another film called Ghostmates. It was released on December 14, 2016, and received 4.1 out of 5 stars on IMDb. Furthermore, Ryan Finnerty wrote it and Jack Henry Robbins directed it. In the same year, he worked on The Angry Birds, where he voiced the character Bubbles.

He has won numerous awards for his talent and hard work, including the Webby Awards (2006), the Social Star Award (2013), the Shorty Award, and the Steamy Award (2014).

Ian Andrew Hecox Net Worth

Ian Andrew Hecox is regarded as one of the most successful YouTube stars and influencers as of 2024. Although he has not yet disclosed his assets, his net worth is estimated to be between USD 2 million and USD 3 million (approx.) as of  March 2024.

Ian Andrew Hecox Girlfriend, Dating

Ian Andrew Hecox hasn’t married yet, but he’s always getting compliments on his charming personality and his relationships. According to reports, he was in a relationship with Melanie Moat, a YouTube sensation. According to some sources, they had a romantic relationship that lasted from 2007 to September 2014.

Ian began dating Playmate Pamela Horton on September 11, 2015, after a year of separation, and the couple divorced in 2018. The reason for their breakup has not yet been revealed, but he stated in a video that he is single.


  • Smosh, an ex-group of two, is said to be one of the oldest channels on the YouTube platform. It was created just nine months after YouTube was launched.
  • Furthermore, since 2006, it has been regarded as one of YouTube’s most popular channels.
  • Since October 30, 2013, he has had a pet dog named Daisy.
  • According to sources, Ian occasionally suffers from a mild case of ADHD (Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder). Aside from that, he suffers from asthma.
  • During an interview with New Media Rockstars in 2012, the YouTuber stated that his favorite Pokémon in the game was the Pidgey.
  • As a well-known personality, he is frequently seen promoting brands and products on social media.