Who is Wengie?

Chinese-Australian YouTuber, social media star, voice actress and singer Wendy Jie Huang – aka Wengie – was born under the zodiac sign Capricorn on 9 January 1986, in Guangzhou, Guangdong, China. She’s perhaps known best for her presence on the internet, especially her YouTube channel “Wengie”, which she launched on 9 September 2010, and which is today subscribed to by over 13.5 million people. Wengie’s shared close to 500 videos, and all of these together number nearly 1.9 billion views; most of her YouTube content features her during her everyday life, whether she’s unboxing random products that she’s ordered on the internet, spending time with her friends, or trying on the clothes that she’s bought.

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Education and early life

Wengie has younger brother Jim, born when she was 17 years old in Sydney, Australia, as she and her grandparents moved there when she was still a child; not many details have been shared about Wengie’s parents, but it’s believed that they stayed in China when she moved to Australia because they ran multiple businesses there.

Wengie became passionate about various activities during her time at a local elementary school ,as she took dance lessons, appeared in many school plays and sang at various events. She enrolled at local high school in 2000, and was mostly into being physically active while there as she practiced gymnastics, ran track, and played various sports with her peers, excelling in soccer.

Wengie matriculated in 2000, and although she’s yet to speak about her further education, most of Wengie’s fans believe that she attended college, from which she graduated with a Bachelor’s degree in drama in 2004.

Most viewed YouTube videos

Many people on the internet have claimed to watch Wengie mostly because of her attractive body, while others have claimed that they like her for her personality, sense of humor and for keeping her fans updated with everything that goes on in her life. We’ll cover Wengie’s three most popular videos as these have contributed to her popularity.

Her #1 video “Learn to Make Emojis Out of DIY Pancake – Pancake Art Challenge with Collins Key” has been watched close to 70 million times since 7 October 2017, and depicts Wengie and social media star Collins Key making special pancakes together.

Wengie’s second most popular video “Edible DIY School Supplies! Prank Wars! How to Sneak Candy in Class” has been viewed more than 60 million times since 18 August 2018, and features her teaching her fans how to sneak candy into class.

Her #3 video “Sourest Giant Worm Toxic Waste! Collins Key & Wengie – Gummy Food vs Real Food Smoothie Challenge” has been watched more than 50 million times since 24 February 2018 and shows Wengie, her brother and Collin Key competing in eating various foods.

Wengie’s the owner of three other YouTube channels: “ReactiCorns” is today subscribed to by over two million people and numbers over 120 videos; “Wengie Music” is subscribed to by more than 1.1 million people and 77 videos have been uploaded onto it, and her final channel “Kitty Corn Wengie” is subscribed to by nearly 200,000 people and a few over 200 videos have been uploaded onto it.

Presence on the internet

Wengie’s popular on various social media networks; more than 2.1 million people are following her on Instagram, on which she’s shared close to 250 pictures and videos. Most of her content features her dancing, singing and spending time with friends.

Wengie’s followed by close to six million people on TikTok, and all her videos together number nearly 100 million likes; most show her lip syncing, dancing and spending time with friends.

Wengie’s tweeted more than 10,000 times since the creation of her Twitter account in April 2009; she’s today followed by over 125,000 people, most of her tweets serving to promote her YouTube videos.

She’s also quite popular on Facebook, and more than 400,000 people are following her on this network, with all her posts numbering close to 320,000 likes. Wengie’s most recent Facebook update was on 25 July 2023, and is a video featuring her mixing various paints to get new colors.


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Love life and relationships

Wengie’s nowadays quite secretive when it comes to talking about her love life, but it’s known that she was engaged to YouTuber and social media personality Maxmello; his YouTube channel “Maximus” is today subscribed to by more than 250,000 people, while he’s mostly into uploading videos which feature him playing less known video games. His Instagram account “Maxmerro” numbers over 60,000 followers, and 35 pictures and videos have been uploaded onto it.

They met while they were both students, and it was in August 2015 that Wengie and Maxmello revealed on their social media accounts that they had become engaged; however, on 7 February 2022, Wengie uploaded a video onto her YouTube channel, revealing that she and Maxmello had broken up but stayed on good terms.

There are no other men whom she’s maybe been with, that we know about; Wengie’s single as of January 2024, hasn’t married and doesn’t have children.

Interesting facts and hobbies

Wengie voiced Bliss in the 2017 episode “Power of Four” and “Never Been Blissed” of the animated action comedy series “The Powerpuff Girls”; she also played a supporting character in the 2019 episode “Verified – F**k Beauty Gurus” of the comedy series “Content”.

She’s passionate about travelling, and has been all around the world for both work and pleasure, while her favorite city to travel to is Los Angeles, California USA.

Wengie’s into doing cosplay, and pictures of her costumes can be found posted onto her Instagram account.

She’s a philanthropist, and often collaborates with the charity group Yoobi, which aims to help disadvantaged students.

One of Wengie’s favorite actresses is Jamie Chung, and some of her favorite films and TV series include “The Hangover Part II”, “Princess Protection Program” and “Office Christmas Party”.

Net worth, age and height

Wengie’s age is 37. She’s 5ft 3ins (1.6m) tall, weighs about 105lbs (48kgs) and her hair and eyes are brown, although she usually dyes her hair various colors.

Wengie’s net worth’s been estimated at over $7 million, as of January 2024.

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