'Dancing with Myself': What is Liza Koshy's nationality? YouTuber tackles being biracial with comedy
YouTube sensation and TV host Liza Koshy constantly references her biracial background, and why wouldn't she? Often called the "little brown girl", Liza is half-Indian and half-white, with her ethnicity providing enough and more material for her jokes.
That said, Liza makes sure to bring more diversity to pop culture. Her father, Jose Koshy, is of Indian descent while her mother Jean Carol is German. YouTuber and comedian Liza has a popular channel where she posts hilarious, relatable content and has gained over 17 million subscribers. Liza will be on the judging panel of NBC's upcoming competitive dance show 'Dancing with Myself', alongside Nick Jonas, Shakira and Camille Kostek.
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What is Liza Koshy's nationality?
Liza is American by nationality, born and raised in Houston, Texas. However, her father Jose Koshy is a Malayali hailing from Kerala, India, while her mother Jean Carol Hertzler is of German descent. Jose is a petroleum executive by profession while Jean is a yoga instructor.
The couple is blessed with three daughters, Olivia, Rahel, and Liza Koshy, with Liza being the youngest of the three.
Here's a hilarious video she shared on her channel titled 'Mixed Kid Problems'. It sure seems like she herself has an identity crisis from time to time!
Here's an adorable click of Liza with her old man, Jose Koshy.
Liza often takes to Instagram to appreciate her parents, as seen in the loving mother-daughter post below.
Liza has often mentioned her upbringing in her videos on YouTube. She recalls several instances from her childhood when her Caucasian mother would actually have to explain to people that Liza is, in fact, her own daughter!
Although her family is not showcased on her Instagram too often, it goes without saying that Liza has a supportive family, what with them staying in while their little girl pursues her dreams in Los Angeles. During the initial days of her career, Liza's family even occasionally appeared in some of her Vine videos.
They even shared a heartwarming video when she hit 4 million subscribers on YouTube.
my parents are the best hahaha. THANK YOU SO MUCH FOR 4 MILLION SUBSCRIBERS HOLY HOW WHY IDK BUT THANKS BABES ❤️😭 pic.twitter.com/C2kEfiPvut— Liza Koshy (@lizakoshy) September 16, 2016
Why are my parents so adorable? *screams* GOALS. pic.twitter.com/ogFyLRx3rW— Liza Koshy (@lizakoshy) December 25, 2014
Stay tuned for the season premiere of 'Dancing with Myself' on May 31, 2022, at 10 pm ET/PT, on NBC.
Viewers in the UK can access episodes of the series the next day on both Sky TV and Now TV, as Peacock has been integrated on both platforms.