Who is Gina Darling?
Gina was born in San Jose, California USA, on 25 July 1989 – her zodiac sign’s Leo, she holds American nationality, and is of Chinese, Vietnamese and Russian descent. She’s a YouTuber, Twitch streamer, social media star, go-go dancer and actress, while she’s perhaps known best for her self-titled YouTube channel, which she launched on 6 September 2008; its today followed by more than 260,000 people, and numbers close to 20 million views of all her videos combined. She’s mostly focused on uploading videos which feature her during her everyday life, while she also enjoys pranking her friends, and taking on popular internet challenges.
THATS ME! YOUR FRIENDLY NEIGHBORHOOD (kleptomaniac) KENDER CLERIC! 😍😍😍😍 https://t.co/YrCIoQcGLM
— Gina Darling (@MissGinaDarling) May 19, 2022
Early life and education
Gina was raised in San Jose alongside her brother Saint Yim by their parents, about whom not a lot is known as Gina respects their privacy; it’s believed that their father’s the owner of his own small business, and that their mother’s a housewife.
She became interested in make-up and fashion while attending a local high school, and began dreaming about becoming either a fashion designer or a make-up artist. Gina was into various activities during her teenage years, as she enjoyed playing sports with her friends, acted with the school’s drama club, and practiced dancing.
She matriculated in 2007, and chose not to pursue a college degree. She launched her YouTube channel “ExSuperVillian” in the following year, and uploaded various videos related to beauty and games onto it; she eventually renamed her channel to “Gina Darling”, when she transitioned to uploading rather different content.
Gina has three acting credits. She appeared in five episodes of the comedy series “JustKiddingFilms” between 2021 and 2014, which starred Bart Kwan, Joe Jitsukawa and Geovanna Antoinette, and follows a group of people teaching ‘good things in a bad way’.
Gina directed and starred as Mother in the 2017 short comedy movie “Things Vietnamese Parents Do!”, which also starred Linda Dong and Hau Ma, and she played the lead character in the 2017 short comedy movie “How NOT To Hit On a Girl”; it was directed by Linda Dong, and tells the story of how boys try to pick up girls in the street.
Gina’s also made a guest appearance in a number of talk-shows, such as “X-Play”, “AustinShow’s Name Your Price!” and “Attack of the Show”.
Most popular YouTube videos
Gina’s mostly popular on YouTube for the videos in which she’s sharing the details of her everyday life with her friends, but in a rather funny way; we’re going to mention three of the most popular amongst these, which’ve helped her attract many subscribers.
Her #1 video “THINGS VIETNAMESE PARENTS DO! ft LeendaDProductions & LittleAsianMan” has been watched over 1.5 million times since 6 May 2017, and features her and two other YouTubers joking about how Vietnamese parents treat their children.
Gina’s second most popular video “Boyfriend Does My Makeup Tag Feat. David So Comedy” has been viewed close to 1.5 million times since 26 June 2013, and shows her and her now-former boyfriend David as he’s doing her make-up.
Her #3 video “TOKYO: FLYING WITH DAVID” has been watched close to 800,000 times since 13 January 2016, and shows her flying to Tokyo, Japan with her father.
IM BACK ON TWITCH BABY! This Friday at 2pm PST, your girl is officially coming back to Twitch! Come give me some love! Nibbler will be there too! See you there!Www.Twitch.tv/MissGinaDarling
Gina launched her Twitch channel “MissGinaDarling” on 15 July 2014, and she’s today followed by more than 60,000 people, making her the owner of the #6,790 most popular Twitch channel (#2,859 English channel). She has an average of 500 viewers per stream, while her highest recorder number of concurrent viewers was 4,601 on 11 March 2022; Gina’s streamed for close to 700 hours (30 days) and has amassed nearly 500,000 views of all her streams combined.
She’s spent the majority of her streaming time just chatting with her fans (260 hours), while some of the games she enjoys playing while streaming include “PUBG: Battlegrounds” (50 hours), “Apex Legends” (30 hours), and “Fortnite: Battle Royale” (30 hours).
Gina’s active on various social media networks, perhaps most popular on TikTok, having amassed close to a million followers and over 35 million likes of all her videos combined, most of which feature her dancing and telling jokes.
Her Instagram account’s followed by more than 600,000 people, and numbers over 800 pictures and videos uploaded onto it, the majority of which have been taken during Gina’s everyday life.
Look at what you did to me.
— Gina Darling (@MissGinaDarling) July 19, 2015
She launched her Twitter account in February 2009, and has since tweeted close to 50,000 times, while she’s today followed by nearly 150,000 people; she mostly uses the network to share her thoughts on various matters with her fans, although she occasionally uploads the same pictures and videos which can be found on her Instagram account.
Gina’s also active on Facebook and is followed by more than 1.5 million fans, while she tends to update her account at least once a week.
Love life and relationships
Gina nowadays prefers to keep the details of her love life away from the media’s attention, while it’s widely known that she was once in a relationship with American non-celebrity man Dennis.
Dennis can be seen featured in many of her older YouTube videos and Instagram pictures, however, it’s been revealed that he was both physically and mentally abusive towards her, which was why they broke-up around two years into their relationship.
She hasn’t mentioned any other men whom she’s perhaps been with, while there are today rumors circulating the internet claiming that Gina’s perhaps bisexual, as some of her fans have claimed to have seen her spending time at a club in Los Angeles with her girlfriend; no evidence has been provided to support these claims, nor has Gina addressed these rumors.
It’s also been reported that she was in a relationship with Korean-American YouTuber and social media star Read Choi in 2020 and 2021.
As of August 2022, Gina seems to be single, hasn’t married and doesn’t have children.
Hobbies and other interests
Gina’s physically highly active, and has four to five training sessions at the gym every week, thus her slim figure; she does yoga on a daily basis, and is also following a strict diet.
She’s passionate about travelling, and has been to various US states as well as to a couple of Asian and European countries, while her dream travel destination’s Miami, Florida.
Gina’s a huge lover of animals, and her pet dog can be seen featured in some of her Instagram pictures and videos.
She’s a cosplayer, and has recently dressed up as Daki from the hit animated action adventure series “Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba”.
Gina enjoys watching movies late at night – her favorite actor and actress are Jim Carrey and Angelina Jolie, while a couple of her favorite films include “Bruce Almighty”, “Girl, Interrupted”, and “Mr. and Mrs Smith”.
Age, height and net worth
Gina’s age is 33. She has long brown hair and brown eyes, her height is 5ft 5ins (1.65m), and she weighs around 120lbs (55kgs).
As of August 2022, her net worth’s been estimated at over $1 million.