Zach Hsieh - Updated May 2024

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Zach Hsieh

Zach Hsieh is a popular YouTuber, Instagrammer, and social media personality from the United States. Moreover, Zach Hsieh usually is known for his amazing comical drawings and also posts tutorials on his YouTube channel ZHC. He has a self-titled YouTube channel, which has over 24.8 million subscribers as of November 2022.

Early Life

Zach Hsieh was born on the 8th of January 1999, in San Jose, California, the United States of America. According to his date of birth, he is 24 years old and holds American nationality.

He has a birth sign of Capricorn and belongs to a mixed ethnicity of Asian-American descent. His birth name is Zach Hsieh and believes in Christianity by religion. He grew up with his two beautiful sisters including an elder sibling named Faith Hsieh.

However, there is not much details information related to his parent’s and siblings’ names. We can assume that Zach might have been well-raised as a child.


Caption: Zach Hsieh with his family (Source: TheWikiFeed)

Related to his academic qualification, he went on to study at the School of Visual Arts in New York City. He was interested in drawing from a young age and aspired to be a Marvel Comics artist after being influenced by illustrated novels such as Captain Underpants.

He committed to spending 12 hours a day or more practicing sketching when he was 16 years old.

Zach Hsieh – Net Worth 2024

Being a well-known YouTuber and painting artist, he has collected a huge sum of money throughout his career As of 2024, his net worth is estimated at around $15 million, and from his YouTube channel, he earned around $200.9K – $3.2 million per year.

Professional Career

Zach Hsieh is one of the most popular YouTubers in the United States.  Talking about his YouTube career, he began his YouTube channel in 2016, while he was a student. But later, he dropped out to focus on practicing his art online.

When he first started his YouTube channel ZHC, he mostly made tutorial videos, such as one on crosshatching and refilling Copic markers. After the release of a 2018 “re-drawing” video in which he recreated a hyperrealistic copy of a friend’s drawings, his channel became viral.

His work subsequently expanded into competition-based drawing videos and vlogs.  He also expanded out into MrBeast-style videos and stunt philanthropy, which included giveaways, contests, and marathon live streams.


Caption: MrBeast and Pewdiepie appreciating Zach Hsieh’s drawing (Source: YouTube)

He had a million subscribers by early 2019 and was able to support himself full-time with his YouTube videos. His channel was noticed by other YouTubers MrBeast and PewDiePie in February after he posted videos in which he drew huge superhero pictures of them, and it experienced a spike of rapid growth.

He went on to create official collaborative videos with MrBeast, in which he customized things including an iPhone and a Tesla car, as well as influencer Charli D’Amelio and DJ Steve Aoki.  Night Media, a creator management company, signed Hsieh in April 2020.

Recent Career

He started the YouTube channel Zach Shorts in September 2020 to release YouTube Shorts content. Following grooming charges against former presenter James Charles, it was announced in February 2021 that Zach will host the second season of the YouTube Originals show Instant Influencer.

That March, he released Critters By Zach, a collection of NFT art, on the Nifty Gateway marketplace. Bun Bun, Fayur, Turkey, and Scrunchie are four characters who appear often in his work and products.

As of November 2022, there are more than 24.8 million subscribers with a total view above 2.3 billion on his YouTube channel. One of the most popular videos on his channel is titled ‘I Surprised Charli D’Amelio With 20 Custom iPhones!’ which has over 109 million views with over 3.6 million likes on the video which was posted on 22 February 2020.


His work has also expanded to include philanthropy in his art videos, with him painting common things for people. He and his crew of more than 24 painters painted classrooms at Strive Prep Montbello in Denver during the COVID-19 epidemic.

Moreover, he also painted murals at AdventHealth For Children in Orlando, Florida, and gave the hospital iPads and $240,000. In February 2021, he organized a charity competition in which he and artists from his team competed to decorate a 10-foot-tall PlayStation 5.

Over 24 PlayStation 5s were donated to Children in Need as part of the video. Every home in the Arroyo Seco Tiny Home Village in Highland Park, Los Angeles, was hand-painted by him and his crew, and it is scheduled to be finished in October 2021. The village offers transitional housing to those who are homeless in the area.


Being a popular YouTuber, he has been nominated a couple of times. In 2020, he was nominated for the 10th Streamy Award for Breakout Creator, and in 2021, he received the 11th Streamy Award for Best Collaboration. Looking at his subscriber number on his YouTube channel, he has earned the YouTube diamond play button from YouTube.

Relationship Status

Talking about his relationship status, Zach Hsieh is currently in a relationship with his girlfriend Michelle Chin. Professionally, Chin is also an internet personality. Moreover, his girlfriend has appeared in several videos on his YouTube channel.


Caption: Zach Hsieh with his girlfriend (Source: Instagram)

However, their affair information is kept a secret. Zach has not been a part of controversy nor got rumors and focuses on his career.

Body Measurements

This YouTube star stands 5 feet 8 inches tall and weighs around 68 kg. Moreover, he has dark brown hair and black eyes color and there is no information related to his other body measurements.


Caption: Zach Hsieh posing for a photo (Source: Instagram)

Zach Hsieh – Social Media

On his Instagram page, there are more than 3 million followers. Likewise, there are more than 269.1k followers on Twitter and more than 972k followers on his Facebook page. In addition. he has a self-titled TikTok account, and there are more than 15.4 million followers.