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Is Eugene Lee Yang Dating His Boyfriend? Net Worth 2022

Is Eugene Lee Yang Dating His Boyfriend? Net Worth 2022

Facts of Eugene Lee Yang

Full Name: Eugene Lee Yang
Birth Date: January 18, 1986
Age: 36 years
Gender: Male
Profession: Filmmaker, Actor, Internet Celebrity
Country: United States
Horoscope: Capricorn
Height: 6 feet 0 inches (1.83m)
DatingMatthew Joseph McLean (2019)
Net Worth$700k
Eye ColorBrown
Hair ColorBrown
Birth PlacePflugerville, Texas
Educationthe University of Southern California
FatherJae Yang
SiblingsChristie Yang, Whitney Yang
Instagram Eugene Lee Yang Instagram
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Eugene Lee Yang is an American filmmaker, actor, as well as and internet celebrity. He is widely famous for his work on the BuzzFeed series The Try Guys.

Grew up with two Sisters

Eugene Lee Yang entered this world on 18th January 1986, in Pflugerville, Texas, the United States of America. His horoscope is Capricorn. He is the only son of Min-Young (mother) and Jae Yang (father). His parents are Korean immigrants and his mother has appeared in BuzzFeed videos with Yang.

Eugene Lee Yang with his mother
Caption: Eugene Lee Yang with his mother (Photo: Twitter)

He grew up with his two sisters, Christie Yang and Whitney Yang. Eugene holds an American nationality while he belongs to Asian-American ethnical background.


He graduated from the University of Southern California in Los Angeles, California with a Bachelor of Arts degree in cinema production in the year 2008. While he was in school, he engaged in artistic activities including visual arts, illustration, theater, choir, and dance.

Is Eugene Lee Yang Dating His Boyfriend Matthew Mclean?

Eugene Lee Yang is currently dating his boyfriend, Matthew Joseph McLean. They started dating each other in the year 2019. As of now, their relationship is going well as they can be often seen together in some events.

Eugene Lee Yang with his boyfriend, Matthew Joseph McLean
Caption: Eugene Lee Yang with his boyfriend, Matthew Joseph McLean (Photo: Zimbio)

He came out to a gay in a music video titled, I’m Gay. He said:

“I created this music video as my personal way of coming out as a proud gay man who has many unheard, specific stories to tell”

He added:

“I withheld because of fear and shame shaped by my background but I promise to give my full truth in the rest of my life’s work.”

How much is Eugene Lee Yang’s Net Worth?

Eugene Lee Yang has a net worth of $700k which he earned through his successful career as a filmmaker, actor, and internet celebrity. He previously earned around $39.993k to $114.8k as an annual salary from his work at BuzzFeed.

Eugene Lee Yang posing with a vehicle
Caption: Eugene Lee Yang posing with a vehicle (Photo: Pinterest)

Other Works

Eugene produced Asian Men Re-Create Iconic Underwear Ads, which explored the theme of Asian men as sexually inferior on 17th March 2017. In the same year, he started the Queer Prom event and the first installment was attended by such celebrities as Adam Lambert, Ryan Murphy, and Latrice Royale, among others.

Eugene Lee Yang dressing like a woman
Caption: Eugene Lee Yang dressing like a woman (Photo: Pinterest)

He has produced and hosted Buzzfeed’s Queer Prom five-part video series. He has even collaborated with The Trevor Project which is a non-profit LGBTQ suicide prevention organization, to raise awareness on the incidence of suicide among LGBTQ youth.


To date, he has won various awards. He received the Unforgettable Male Breakout Star of the Year in the year 2015. In the year 2019, he won the Human Rights Campaign’s Visibility Award.

Eugene Lee Yang with his cast members in an award function
Caption: Eugene Lee Yang with his cast members in an award function (Photo: Zimbio)

Eugene Lee Yang’s Body Measurement

Eugene Lee Yang stands at a height of 6 feet. His bodyweight is around 82kg. Yang’s hair and eyes are brown in color.

The Journey of Eugene Lee Yang’s Career

  • After completing his education, he did freelance work producing music videos, and writing and filming commercials for five years.
  • At that time, he was a freelance music video and commercial director for a production company, Menagerie.
  • In the year 2013, he started to work for the video branch of the internet media company, BuzzFeed.
Eugene Lee Yang, American filmmaker
Caption: Eugene Lee Yang, American filmmaker (Photo: Flickriver)
  • Eugene started working behind the camera as a video producer and later, he appeared on the screen with three other colleagues at BuzzFeed starting another comedy show, The Try Guys.
  • Their first video was, Guys Try On Ladies’ Underwear For The First Time, which became successful.
  • After that, they made another video, Men Try On Ladies’ Sexy Halloween Costumes which became even more successful than the previous one.
  • Currently, they have become extremely popular, with more than 6.84 million subscribers on their official YouTube channel.
  • Yang has also started working on another show, Squad Wars, as a producer and host.
  • Besides, he made a guest appearance on the NBC sitcom, Brooklyn Nine-Nine.