Mikey Chen is a Chinese-American YouTuber renowned in the world, having millions of subscribers.


Prior life: Upbringing & Education

Mikey Chen was born in Xi’an, China, on December 22nd, 1980, turning 41, 2021. His sun sign is Capricorn. He was born and raised in China, holding a Chinese nationality belonging to Asian ethnicity. His father’s name is Teng Chen, and his mother, Rigan Chen.
They moved to America while he was young, and he was raised with his siblings. He had a brother named Arnold and a sister named Renor. He lives in an apartment in Redmond, Washington, and owns a house in upstate New York.

He completed his graduation from Truman State University in Kirksville, Missouri, in 2003, majoring in Accounting. He has recorded his travels to Japan, Mongolia, New York, and many other countries on his self-titled YouTube channel.

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Body Stats

There is no information regarding Mikey Chen’s body measurements except that he has black hair color and black eye color.

Full NameMikey Chen
Date of Birth December 22nd, 1980
Birth PlaceXi’an, China
Age41 (2021)
Father's NameTeng Chen
Mother's Name Rigan Chen
Siblings 2
Body MeasurementN/A
Hair ColorBlack
Eyes ColorBlack
Relationship StatusN/A
Net worth $199k - $3.5million


Mikey Chen started his own YouTube channel in 2013 by making food videos leaving the position as a Morgan Stanley Financial analyst in 2006. Chen has a personal YouTube channel because of his interest in creating youtube videos. He recorded his videos by using only a smartphone. He has enlarged his youtube channel to six channels with more than 5 million subscribers in July 2019.

Mike Chen began making food videos, Travel vlogs, paranormal phenomena, and Chinese culture. Chen is the head of the digital strategy at new teng Dynasty Television. In addition, Chen is the host of Strictly Dumping, in which he reviews food and travel vlogs around the world. Strictly Dumping has over 3.55 million subscribers on October 28th, 2013, over a total view of 705 million. It has over 510 videos on his main channel alone. His most popular videos are ‘Eating Brunch at Taiwan 7-Eleven’ and ‘Brunch at 7 ELEVEN VS LAWSON IN Tokyo Japan ‘, containing over 19 million and 15 million views.

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Although it wasn’t about food, Mike’s first video, the myths of Chinese dragons, titled ‘Understanding Chinese Dragons –Also, Are They Real?’ gaining around 334k views. He gives audience or viewers content regarding Asian culture, different traditions, exciting traveling vlogs, and dips in the pool of paranormal stuff. For his fans, he has merch store apparel, homeware, and unique accessories. Many other companies publicized their products through him gaining more revenue.

His second channel got named as ‘Cook with Mikey’ with 176k subscribers and over 7million views, and the third channel named ‘Eat with Mikey’ with 150k subscribers and 8 million combines views, a fourth channel named ‘Mikey Chen’ with 1.22 million subscribers and 203 million total views and fifth channel named ‘Beyond Science’ approx. 2.08 subscribers with a total view of 344 million.

Also, the sixth channel, named ‘The Chen Dynasty ‘with 448k subscribers and combined views of 61 million. He had worked on youtube channels called ‘Off the Great Wall and TheRunList. In addition, he has open a Japanese Ramen noodle restaurant in New York. It got planned to be launched in 2020 but halted due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Mikey Chen has not mentioned anything regarding his girlfriend, or he is married or not.

Net Worth

Mikey Chen’s net worth is estimated to be approx. This year is $199k – $3.5million. His primary earning is from youtube and business. He makes approximately 1.1 million dollars a year from the ads that appear on his videos.

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Social Media Presence

Mikey Chen is positively active on social media accounting platforms like Instagram with over 392k followers, Twitter with over 52.5k followers, Facebook having 53k followers, and youtube with 1.45 million subscribers.

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