Alvin Zhou wiki biography

Alvin Zhou

Who is Alvin Zhou?

Alvin Zhou is a popular chef in America and is also the producer in BuzzFeed’s show named Tasty. His videos are based on making simple dishes but for a long time. He adds catchy subtitles but he doesn’t speak in them. These videos are more intuitive and aesthetically appealing to watch. 

YouTube Channel Summary

Alvin Zhou

NameAlvin Zhou
NationalityUnited States
Channel Alvin ZhouChannel link given below
Years Active2015-present
Subscribers1.1 million +
AchievementGold and silver play buttons
Total Videos9+ 
Total Views34 million + 

Top Questions

  1. Who is Alvin Zhou’s roommate Tasty?  

Ans- . Alvin’s roommate in Tasty is Inga Lam.

  1. How old is Alvin Zhou?

Ans-. Alvin Zhou is 26 years old.

Interesting Facts

  • Alvin Zhou is a skilled video editor. 
  • Although born in America, Alvin Zhou is of Chinese descent. 
  • Even after opening a YouTube channel in 2015, he uploaded his first video in 2020. 
  • All his videos are inspired from relaxing music, Disney movies and Studio Ghibli Films. 
  • Tasty became the fastest growing source of revenue after Alvin became the producer of it. 
  • He has the record for making the most giant foods by a chef. 
  • He creates content for Tasty Japan too. 


  • Alvin and his team won the Audience Choice Award 2018 for Tasty in the Food Film Festival.
  • His team also won the Best in Food 2017 in Shorty Awards. 


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Alvin Zhou Biodata

Personal Information

NameAlvin Karl Zhou
Nick nameAlvin
ProfessionProducer at Tasty 
Famous For Cooking giant foods
Birth Date13 August, 1995
Born Place Fremont, California
Zodiac SignLeo
HometownFremont, California
Current cityNew York, United States
Marital StatusUnmarried
LanguageChinese, English
Dream To create exciting cooking content 
Net worth$1.5 million

Alvin Zhou Family & Their profession

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MotherYet to be updated
BrotherYet to be updated
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GirlfriendYet to be updated

Physical Stats

Height5 feet 6 inches 
Hair ColorBlack
Eye colorBrown 

Qualifications and Education

SchoolLocal school in Fremont
CollegeYet to be updated
QualificationsDegree in Operations Research for Engineering Management Systems
Columbia University
SkillsVideo editing, cooking 

Favorite Things

Favorite actor Yet to be updated
Favorite actress Yet to be updated 
Favorite dish Egg bubble waffle 
Ultimate goal To make exciting content 
Hobbies Cooking 
Favorite song Yet to be updated
Favorite traveling destination California
Favorite color White 
Favorite sports Yet to be updated
Favorite movies Yet to be updated
Favorite YouTuber Inga Lam
Favorite Social media apps Favorite Instagram
Favorite SingerEd Sheeran
Best friends Inga Lam
Favorite TV serial Chomped
Favorite car Yet to be updated
Favorite bike Yet to be updated
Favorite pet animalYet to be updated

Career and Struggles

  • Alvin Zhou was born in Fremont, California and he was living with his mother. His mother moved to China when he was 15. 
  • It was at that time when Alvin learnt to cook over the speakerphone. He started learning techniques like stir fry, saute which is mother taught him while she was away. 
  • He went to college and made simple recipes with simple ingredients. Noticing this, a friend of his lent him a professional camera to shoot cooking vidoes. 
  • He then joined BuzzFeed to create interesting food content on it. The ‘Making it big’ series was a big hit. 
  • He is a successful chef, video/photograph content creator and the producer at Tasty. 

Income Sources

Brand CollaborationsPartnership with Beef it’s what’s for dinner 
Own Companies/ BrandsProducer at Tasty
YouTube Earnings monthly$4.7k
YouTube earning Yearly$55.9 k
Net worth
$1.5 million

Trolling/ Controversy :

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Interviews & Events:

  • Alvin Zhou is best known for his work at Tasty. He also won awards and is one of the youngest chef to run a food business successfully. He has shared his success story in interviews with Forbes, New York Times and more. 

Social Media Profiles:

Social Media profilesLinksFollowers
YouTube million + 

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Contacts Details:

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Final Words: 

Alvin Zhou has created a spectacular career that is totally different from what he did in college. He is an example of following one’s passion and making the best out of it. 

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