Who is Inga Lam?

Inga Lam was born in Hong Kong, on 19 June 1994 – her zodiac sign is Gemini, and she holds both Chinese and American nationality. She’s a YouTuber and a social media star, who’s perhaps known best for her eponymous YouTube channel, which she launched on 16 July 2018; it’s today subscribed to by over 350,000 people, and numbers more than 15 million views of all her videos combined. Inga is mostly focused on uploading videos related to food, mostly featuring her preparing her own unique recipes.

Early life, family and education

Inga was raised in Hong Kong by her parents, but hasn’t shared any details concerning them, as she respects their privacy; because she hasn’t spoken of having any siblings, it’s believed that she’s an only child.

She became interested in preparing food while still attending a local elementary school, as she enjoyed helping her mother in the kitchen. Her interest only expanded once she began attending a local high school, but Inga was also into various other activities, as she enjoyed playing tennis, acting in school plays, and dancing.

Upon matriculating in 2012, she moved to Idaho, USA, and enrolled at College of Idaho, from which she graduated with a Bachelor of Arts degree in psychology in 2016. She then moved to New York City, and has since been living there.

Most popular YouTube videos

Inga’s probably mostly popular for her amazing skills as a chef, but also for her sense of humor, and the way in which she manages to entertain her fans.

We’re about to mention three of her most popular YouTube videos, which have helped her gain many subscribers.

Inga’s #1 video “Taking A Day Off To Make Pixar’s Ratatouille”, has been watched close to four million times since 22 March 2021, and features Inga making the dish which became famous after Pixar released the eponymous animated comedy film, which follows a mouse dreaming of  becoming a famous chef.

Her second most popular video – “I Made Homemade Brown Sugar Boba Milk From Scratch” – has been watched over 1.5 million times since 30 March 2020 – the title’s quite self-explanatory.

Inga’s third most watched video “I Made Cute Mini Lunchbox Cakes From Scratch” has been viewed close to 1.4 million times since 12 October 2020, and features her making ‘the cutest mini cake’ for herself.

Working for BuzzFeed

Inga’s today working for the American news and entertainment company BuzzFeed, specifically for their YouTube channel “Tasty”; she’s been featured in many videos uploaded onto this channel, and has also produced various. The channel was launched on 23 January 2016, and is today subscribed to by over 20 million people, while it numbers more than 5.2 billion views of all its videos combined. We’re going to mention the channel’s three most popular videos, which have helped it gain many subscribers.

The channel’s most popular video – “8 Desserts in 1 Sheet Tray” – has been watched over 54 million times since 8 January 2018, and teaches people how to make eight cookies in a single sheet tray.

Its second most watched video “I Made A Giant 30-Pound Burger”, has been viewed over 42 million times since 14 December 2018 – the title’s self-explanatory.

The channel’s third most popular video, “We Made A Giant 25-Pound Ramen Bowl For A Sumo Wrestler • Tasty”, has been watched close to 30 million times since 8 June 2019.

Presence on social media networks

Inga’s an Instagram star, as she’s amassed over 200,000 followers on the network, and has uploaded over 150 pictures, most of which have been taken during her everyday life, while some feature the food made by her.

Inga Lam

She launched her Twitter account in September 2017, and it’s today followed by over 3,000 people, although she’s tweeted only around 80 times. Inga’s also active on Facebook, and is followed by close to 20,000 fans, while she tends to update it at least once a day.

She’s also a TikToker, and her account’s today followed by more than 100,000 people, and numbers over 1.7 million likes of all her videos combined; these most often feature her preparing various foods.

Love life and boyfriend

Inga’s highly secretive when it comes to her love life, and hasn’t been heard talking about the men and women whom she has perhaps been with. This is probably why there are rumors circulating the internet regarding both her current relationship status, and her sexual orientation.

Many of her fans believe that Inga’s lesbian, and that’s why she hasn’t been seen spending time with any man who could perhaps be her boyfriend. A fan has even claimed to have seen Inga being rather too close to a female friend at a café in New York City, however, no evidence has been provided to support these claims, nor has Inga commented on the matter.

There are some who believe that she’s today in a relationship with the French chef Dominique Ansel, as she’s uploaded a picture onto her Instagram account which features them together, however, Inga hasn’t commented on this either.

As of September 2021, she appears to be single, hasn’t married, and doesn’t have children.

Hobbies and other interests

Inga likes to spend her spare time in nature, and her Instagram account is filled with pictures taken in various natural locations, such as parks and woods.

She likes to drink coffee, and cannot imagine starting a day without one (or two).

Inga’s a fashionista, as she’s trying to keep up with all the latest fashion trends, and goes shopping for clothes at least once a week.

She’s physically active, and has a couple of training sessions at the gym each week.

She’s into travelling, and has been to various US states and several European and Asian countries, mostly because she wants to taste different cuisines, and learn more about making local dishes. Her dream travel destination is Paris in France.

Late at night, Inga enjoys watching movies starring her favorite actor and actress, Will Smith and Natalie Portman, such as “The Pursuit of Happyness”, “I Am Legend” and “Leon: The Professional”.

Age, height and net worth

Inga’s age is 27. She has long brown hair and brown eyes, her height is 5ft 6ins (1.67m) and she weighs around 128lbs (58kgs).

As of September 2021, her net worth has been estimated at close to $1 million.

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