Eugene Lee Yang

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  • Producer, Actor, Director, and Writer
  • One-fourth of Buzzfeed's 'The Try Guys'



Producer, actor, director, and writer Eugene Lee Yang is one of today’s most recognizable queer Asian-American performers, with his work as a digital producer receiving billions of views, distinguishing him as a preeminent culturally influential YouTube creator. A multi-hyphenate creative in the visual space, Yang’s work is mission-driven, leveraging his colossal platform for philanthropic goals – his viral video I’m Gay raised $150,000 for The Trevor Project, and his documentary We Need to Talk About Anti-Asian Hate raised over $600K for GoFundMe’s Stop Asian Hate campaign. The expertise of Yang’s storytelling prowess enables him to dip into comedy and vulnerability, sharing insights about creativity, connection, and how telling our unique stories can change the world.

A prolific creator, Yang is known as a vital member of Buzzfeed’s comedy quartet ‘The Try Guys’, who launched an independent production company that has led to significant projects: the New York Times bestselling book The Hidden Power of F*cking Up, an international live tour, and an upcoming Food Network series. Yang has spoken to spellbound audiences at events for The Trevor Project, Korean American Story, and the Human Rights Campaign, who honored him with their Visibility Award.

 

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  • Human Rights Campaign
  • Korean American Story
  • Trevor Project
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Our Differences are Our Superpowers

Multi-hyphenate viral content creator Eugene Lee Yang uses powerful storytelling, hilarious anecdotes, and his lens as one of today’s most recognizable queen Asian-American performers to share insights about creativity, connection, and how telling our unique stories can change the world. ...

Multi-hyphenate viral content creator Eugene Lee Yang uses powerful storytelling, hilarious anecdotes, and his lens as one of today’s most recognizable queen Asian-American performers to share insights about creativity, connection, and how telling our unique stories can change the world.

Innovating for the Future

One of the world’s most culturally influential YouTube creators and a viral digital producer with billions of views of his work, Eugene Lee Yang is an expert in creating content that people connect with. Yang reveals his secrets to success, inspiring businesses and individuals alike to cultivate and ...

One of the world’s most culturally influential YouTube creators and a viral digital producer with billions of views of his work, Eugene Lee Yang is an expert in creating content that people connect with. Yang reveals his secrets to success, inspiring businesses and individuals alike to cultivate and share their unique stories to build meaningful relationships at work and in life.

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Eugene Lee Yang is a producer, actor, director, writer, and one of today's most recognizable queer Asian-American performers. His digital work over the past seven years as a viral video producer has been viewed billions of times and he has been distinguished as one of the world's most culturally influential YouTube creators. In early 2018 he and the comedy quartet The Try Guys launched their own independent production company, amassing millions of followers with projects such as a New York Times bestselling book, an international live tour, and an upcoming Food Network series. Yang’s official coming out video, I’m Gay, in June 2019 went viral and raised $150,000 for The Trevor Project. Yang recently released his full-length documentary, We Need To Talk About Anti-Asian Hate which raised over $600K to GoFundMe’s Stop Asian Hate campaign. Yang is currently in development for his own television, film, and writing projects.