Who is Hila Klein?

Israeli-American artist Hila Klein was born in Tel Aviv, Israel, on 12 December 1986, under the zodiac sign of Sagittarius. She’s a social media star and artist, while she’s perhaps best known for her and her husband Ethan Klein’s collaborative YouTube channel “h3h3Productions”, which they launched on 20 April 2011. The channel’s currently subscribed to by more than six million people, and numbers over 1.5 billion views of all their videos combined, mostly of comedy content.

Education and early life

Hila’s Israeli Mizrahi Jewish parents raised her in Tel Aviv, alongside her brother Moses Hacmon who’s today working in Israel as a successful photographer; not a lot about Hila’s mother and father is known, because she respects their privacy, while it’s believed that her father was a businessman.

Hila became interested in various kinds of art while attending a local high school in Tel Aviv, while she was mostly into drawing and painting; she also played a couple of sports with her peers, and practiced acting with the school’s drama club.

She matriculated in 2005 and then joined the Israel Defense Forces, as military service is mandatory in Israel for both men and women. Upon completing her service, Hila enrolled at Shenkar College of Engineering, Design and Art, from which she graduated with a Bachelor of Arts degree in 2010.

YouTube channel “h3h3Productions”

Hila and Ethan’s YouTube channel’s mostly popular for the videos which feature them pranking random people on the street, taking on challenges, and acting in their own comedy sketch videos; we’re going to write about their three most watched videos, which have led many people to become their subscribers.

Hila and Ethan’s #1 video “VAPE NATION” has been viewed nearly 30 million times since 22 March 2016, and features Ethan making fun of vapers and Vape Nation stores.

Their second most watched video – “THESE GLASSES CURED OUR COLOR BLINDNESS! FT. iDubbbzTV” – has been viewed more than 22 million times since 9 December 2016, and shows Ethan, iDubbbzTV and Logan Paul as they’re trying on special glasses which are supposed to cure color blindness.

Hila and Ethan’s third most popular video, “Kissing Pranks — h3h3 reaction video”, has been viewed more than 15 million times since 3 December 2014, and shows Ethan reacting to ‘kissing pranks’ YouTube videos.

The married couple launched their second YouTube channel, “H3 Podcast” on 8 April 2017, and it’s today subscribed to by nearly three million people, while their third channel “H3 Podcast Highlights” followed on 30 August 2017, and it’s currently subscribed to by more than 1.6 million people.

Streetwear brand Teddy Fresh

Hila and Ethan launched their street wear brand Teddy Fresh in 2017, since when Hila’s been serving as its CEO; they’ve collaborated with famous British singer and pianist (Sir) Elton John, as well as with many popular cartoon brands, such as “Rick and Morty”, “Looney Tunes” and “SpongeBob SquarePants”.

Ethan criticized famous YouTuber James Charles Dickinson in 2020, claiming that he’d copied the design of one of Teddy Fresh’s most popular hoodies for his own merchandise; James stated that he hadn’t even seen Ethan and Hila’s designs, and that his and their brands are not in competition.

Color block hoodie // HIP sweater // I feel like jacket // BACK IN STOCK NOW!!http://teddyfresh.com

Posted by Teddy Fresh on Monday, December 18, 2017

It was revealed on Reddit in 2021 that Teddy Fresh had copied the design for one of their sweaters from a 1995 knitting book; Ethan stated that a former employee had passed the design pretending to be his/her own, and they then halted the selling of the sweater.

Presence on the internet

Hila’s followed by over a million people on her Instagram account, onto which she’s posted nearly 500 pictures and videos, most of which show her spending time with her sons.

She launched her Twitter account in August 2014, and although she’s tweeted only about 50 times, Hila’s still followed by close to a million people.

Her Facebook page numbers over 55,000 followers; her most recent update was on 25 January 2020.

Hila’s also active on TikTok and has amassed more than 1.4 million likes of all her videos combined, while she’s today followed by close to 240,000 people.

Husband and children

Hila was still serving in the Israel Defense Forces when she met Ethan at the Holocaust Yad Vashem Museum in 2007; the two were together for five years prior to marrying in October 2012, in a large traditional Jewish ceremony, attended by more than 300 of their friends and family members.

Hila gave birth to their son Theodore in June 2019, and their second son Bruce followed in February 2022.

Most people believe that Ethan’s the first man whom Hila’s been with, as she hasn’t mentioned any other, while some claim that she had previously been in a relationship with her high school sweetheart, but that they split shortly before she matriculated; this hasn’t been addressed by Hila.

She’s married to Ethan Klein as of September 2022, and has two sons with him.

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Interesting facts and hobbies

Hila spends most of her time working on her and her husband’s videos, and coming up with the designs for their brand Teddy Fresh, however, as she’s recently given birth to her second son, she’s nowadays even more focused on taking care of her and Ethan’s sons.

Hila’s a huge dog lover, and her family counts another member: her and Ethan’s pet dog Schredder which has recently turned five.

She enjoys going for long walks, and spending time at a park close to her home.

Hila likes to travel, but only occasionally, as she also enjoys staying at her home in Tel Aviv; her favorite city to travel to is Dubrovnik, Croatia.

Her favorite actresses are Halle Berry and Meryl Streep, and some of her favorite films are “Gothika”, “Die Another Day” and “Kingsman: The Golden Circle”.

Height, eyes and net worth

Hila’s age is 35. Her hair’s brown but she often dyes it either pink, gray or blonde; her eyes are blue, her height’s 5ft 10ins (1.81m), and her weight’s about 135lbs (61kgs).

Hila and Ethan’s shared net worth’s been estimated at over $20 million, as of September 2022.

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