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Matthew Joseph McLean and Eugene Lee Yang’s Relationship; Gay

Matthew Joseph McLean and Eugene Lee Yang’s Relationship; Gay

Facts of Matthew Joseph McLean

Full Name: Matthew Joseph McLean
Gender: Male
Country: United States
DatingEugene Lee Yang (2019)
StatusDating
NationalityAmerican
EthnicityWhite
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Matthew Joseph McLean is an American celebrity boyfriend. He came to fame after being in a relationship with an American filmmaker, actor, and internet celebrity, Eugene Lee Yang.

Early Life of Matthew Joseph McLean

Matthew Joseph McLean entered this world somewhere in the United States of America with American parents. McLean holds an American nationality while he belongs to white ethnical background.

Matthew Joseph McLean and Eugene Lee Yang’s Relationship

Matthew Joseph McLean and Eugene Lee Yang are dating each other since the year 2019. As of now, they are having a good relationship with each other and they are often seen together at some events and programs.

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

Matthew’s Boyfriend opens up as a Gay

On 16th June 2019, Eugene came out as a gay man in his video on Youtube titled, I’m gay. He was known for being Queer since long ago, but many people often questioned his sexuality. Since being a queer necessarily does not make you a gay or lesbian, all of us thought that he was straight. Later, he opened up as gay by saying:

“Even if it’s just the smallest thing, like what label I go by, I think to find the truth and express it with full confidence….. I’m just announcing I’m a gay filmmaker, actor, producer, and viral video maker, whatever you want to call me- but I’m gay, and that’s the perspective I’m coming from.”

Matthew Joseph McLean's boyfriend, Eugene Lee Yang dressing like woman
Caption: Matthew Joseph McLean’s boyfriend, Eugene Lee Yang dressing like a woman (Photo: Pinterest)

After two years, Eugene released an accompanying video documenting the creation of the video, his feelings, and his thoughts surrounding his coming out process.

Who is Matthew Joseph McLean’s Boyfriend?

Matthew Joseph McLean’s boyfriend, Eugene Lee Yang is an American filmmaker, actor, as well as and internet celebrity who is widely famous for his work with BuzzFeed (2013–2018) and The Try Guys (2014–present). Also, he is famous for working with various human rights and LGBT advocacy charities such as The Trevor Project.

What is the Net Worth of Matthew Joseph McLean’s Boyfriend?

Matthew Joseph McLean’s boyfriend, Eugene Lee Yang has a net worth of around $700k as of 2022. He earned this amount through his professional career as a filmmaker, actor, and internet celebrity. Eugene earned around $39.993k to $114.8k per year when he was working at BuzzFeed.

Other Works

Eugene advocates for equality, representation, and diversity in his projects. So, he produced Asian Men Re-Create Iconic Underwear Ads on 17th March 2017. The video recreated iconic advertisements of underwear using average Asian male models.

Matthew Joseph McLean's boyfriend, Eugene Lee Yang with his co-workers
Caption: Matthew Joseph McLean’s boyfriend, Eugene Lee Yang with his co-workers (Photo: Hollywood Reporters)

He is the only openly gay member among the cast of The Try Guys. Eugene published the video, My Dad’s First Drag Show which features Kim Chi on 31st October 2018. He has even collaborated with The Trevor Project which is a non-profit LGBTQ suicide prevention organization.

Awards

Eugene has been able to win several awards with his work with The Try Guys. In the year 2015, he was awarded Unforgettable Male Breakout Star of the Year. Further, he received the Human Rights Campaign’s Visibility Award in the year 2019.

Matthew Joseph McLean's boyfriend, Eugene Lee Yang attending award function
Caption: Matthew Joseph McLean’s boyfriend, Eugene Lee Yang attending award function (Photo: Zimbio)

Professional Career

  • Eugene did freelance work producing music videos, and writing and filming commercials for more than five years.
  • In the year 2013, he started to work for the video branch of the internet media company, BuzzFeed.
  • A few of Eugene’s works were centered on stereotypes, body issues, and Asian American identity.
Matthew Joseph McLean's boyfriend, Eugene Lee Yang
Caption: Matthew Joseph McLean’s boyfriend, Eugene Lee Yang (Photo: Pinterest)
  • Later, he appeared on screen too, with three other colleagues at BuzzFeed starting the comedy show, The Try Guys.
  • Their first video was Guys Try On Ladies’ Underwear For The First Time, which became an instant hit.
  • Eugene became a recognized name on social media.
  • On 18th June 2018, they published a book called Hidden Power of F*cking Up which became a New York Times Best Seller.
  • Besides, he made a guest appearance on the NBC sitcom Brooklyn Nine-Nine, portraying Theo Lorql in the year 2019.

FAQs of Matthew Joseph McLean

Who is Matthew Joseph McLean?

Matthew Joseph McLean is an American celebrity boyfriend. He came to fame after being in a relationship with an American filmmaker, actor, and internet celebrity, Eugene Lee Yang.

When was Matthew Joseph McLean born?

Matthew Joseph McLean entered this world somewhere in the United States of America with American parents. McLean holds an American nationality while he belongs to white ethnical background.

Who is Eugene Lee Yang?

He is an American filmmaker, actor, and internet celebrity.