• Maya Higa (born 24 May 1998) is an American Twitch star with over 185,000 followers.
• Her most popular video is "Maya literally eating food and then gives us the thumbs up!" which has over 530,000 views.
• She is in a relationship with fellow Twitch star, Matthew 'Mizkif' Rinaudo, who suffers from a heart condition.
• She is an animal lover, shopaholic and fan of Mexican cuisine.
• Maya's net worth is estimated to be over $200,000.
Who is Mayahiga? Wiki Bio
Maya Higa was born in the USA, on 24 May 1998 – her zodiac sign is Gemini and she holds American nationality. On 3 July 2018, she created her Twitch channel which currently counts over 185,000 followers, while Maya has spent a total of 60 hours live streaming, singing and chatting with her fans. The highest number of viewers she has had during a live stream was 12,934 – she usually spends the most time streaming on Mondays (around 10 hours).
She mostly does basic things in her videos such as “maya literally eating food and then gives us the thumbs up!” which… features Maya eating food and giving her fans thumbs up – the video is her most viewed on Twitch counting over 530,000 views. Some of her other popular videos are “Maya talks to a fan”, “moxyy refuses to stay alone with maya”, and “Whiteknight dono”.
Childhood and education
Maya was raised in the USA as an only child by her father who is a postman, and her mother who is teaching mathematics at a local high school.
Maya dreamed about becoming a model while attending elementary school, as most of her peers wanted the same thing, and upon enrolling at a local high school, she became interested in the film industry, as well as in becoming a chef. She was a member of the school’s drama club, and appeared in a couple of plays, but has admitted in one of her videos that she isn’t talented. She tried to play a variety of sports such as volleyball and tennis too, but apparently wasn’t very good at these either. Upon matriculation in 2016, Maya enrolled at college, and graduated with a Bachelor’s degree in 2019.
Why Maya Higa is so famous? Career
Maya became famous mostly because the LiveStreamFail community which counts half a million members often posted about her on the reddit website, and a stream in which Maya is eating cereal was viewed nearly 500,000 times after it was promoted on the site. Since she became famous on the Twitch platform, she has been helping poor people in several ways, including gathering money while streaming on her birthday, and later donated it to the 5 Cities Homeless Coalition. She has volunteered with the same organization on several occasions, which is how she knew it needed money.
Maya has collaborated with many other Twitch stars, including Pokelawls who is from Canada and is six years older than her. Pokelawls is mostly focused on live-streaming while playing the video game “Overwatch”, and although he has been using the platform for over seven years now, he only has around 100,000 followers more than Maya. Pokelawls and Maya are mostly singing songs together in their collaboration videos.
She has also worked with Matthew ‘Mizkif’ Rinaudo, who has gathered nearly 500,000 followers on his channel, and who is mostly streaming while playing video games.
hi I’m bird girl pic.twitter.com/z6qUsZmV1U
— Maya (@mayahiga6) February 3, 2020
Mizkif is suffering from a heart condition – viral myocarditis – and in the summer of 2019, he had to be hospitalized after suffering from a panic attack and having a high heart rate.
Love life and relationships
It is widely believed that Maya has been in a relationship with Mizkif for nearly a year now. Maya live streamed on Twitch while trying to put together her PC (unsuccessfully), and after watching her video, Mizkif messaged her and they agreed to collaborate, later meeting in person. Their fans noticed that the two were very close – they felt attraction between them, and asked in the comments whether or not they were dating.
While Maya has denied the rumors and stated ‘I do like him, and he likes me so people see that’, Mizkif has told the public that they are indeed in a relationship and might marry in the upcoming years, but some believe that he is only joking.
In June 2019, Maya flew to Austin, Texas to see Mizkif and his friends, who are living in the same house from which they are streaming, and she streamed together with Mizkif – their videos gathered many views and likes.
Although it’s widely believed that Maya is in a romantic relationship with Mizkif, she hasn’t married, and has no children.
Hobbies and other interests
Maya is interested in acting, and uses her Twitch channel to practice her acting skills. She is also interested in singing, and has collaborated with many people more or less popular on the platform, and sung with them. She is a lover of animals and has a pet dog, while she’s also volunteered at a local animal shelter on multiple occasions. Maya is not much of a traveler, and flying to Austin to see Mizkif was her first travel by her herself ,and as she has stated, it wasn’t easy as she felt scared until the moment she saw Mizkif. She is a bit of a shopaholic, as she goes shopping for clothes several times each week.
She is also a huge fan of food, and enjoys tasting various cuisines with her favorite being Mexican.
Maya likes to watch movies in her spare time, and some of her favorite actors and actresses are Johnny Depp, Julia Roberts and Anne Hathaway, while some of her favorite movies are the franchise “Pirates of the Caribbean”, “Runaway Bride”, and “Les Miserables”.
Appearance and net worth
Maya is 22 years old. She has long brown hair which she dies blonde, and brown eyes, is 5ft 6ins (1.67m) tall, and weighs around 128lbs (58kgs). As of May 2020, her net worth is estimated at over $200,000, while her alleged boyfriend Mizkif’s net worth is reputedly over $500,000.