Maya Higa is renowned 23 years old American Twitch streamer, naturalist, falconer, and wildlife rehabilitator who was born on May 24, 1998.
She is the founder of Alveus Refuge, a non-profit exotic animal sanctuary and virtual teaching center situated in Austin, Texas.
She as well hosts the Conservation Cast, a weekly dialogue aired on Maya Higa‘s Twitch channel that connects her audience with conservationists.
|Full Name:||Maya Higa|
|Born:||24 May 1998 (age 23 years old)|
|Place of Birth:||California, United States|
|Husband • Spouse:||Not Married|
|Boyfriend • Partner:||Mizkif (ex.)|
|Occupation:||Conservationist • Wildlife Rehabilitator|
|Net Worth:||US$1 million-US$5 million|
Maya Higa was born on May 24, 1998, in Los Angeles, California.
She has a Japanese father and an American mother.
She grew raised on a farm in Northern California with her two brothers and sister.
Due to her parents, Maya Higa has a Japanese and American ethnic background.
Maya Higa earned a bachelor’s degree in agricultural education and communication from California Polytechnic State University in San Luis Obispo.
In February of this year, Maya Higa started streaming on Twitch. Her streams include a variety of activities like music and falconry, as well as conservation awareness.
After a falconry video with her juvenile red-tailed hawk became viral on Reddit, she enjoyed tremendous development early in her streaming career. She also got a national notice after she held a charity stream for a local homeless group where she had served for her 21st birthday. The stream brought in US$32,000.
Maya Higa launched the Conservation Cast in July 2019, a podcast where viewers can learn about animals and get information from specialists, including conservationists, wildlife enthusiasts, and scientists. The podcast’s inaugural episode donated US$3,000 for the American Eagle Foundation. Speakers from Save the Rhino, the Exotic Feline Rescue Center, and the Dian Fossey Gorilla Fund have all been on the show.
Maya Higa held a 21-hour charity webcast for her newly formed non-profit exotic animal refuge and virtual education center, Alveus Sanctuary, on February 10, 2021. Altogether An auction was held throughout the stream, with things such as a golden shovel owned by Sodapoppin, Gucci loafers owned by T-Pain, and an autographed jersey from xQc being sold.
A one-hour gaming session with streamer and former professional CS: GO Player Shroud, which was acquired for US$53,000 by fellow streamer Ludwig Ahgren, was the most expensive item auctioned off.
Maya Higa shaved her head shortly after attaining her target of US$500,000, fulfilling a promise she made a few months before. She raised a total of US$578,000 in total.
In 2019, Maya Higa began dating fellow Twitch streamer, Matthew Rinaudo, popularly known as Mizkif online.
However, on Twitter on September 14, 2021, Matthew Rinaudo stated that he and Maya Higa had dissolved their relationship.
The celebrated American conservationist, Maya Higa has amassed an estimated net worth of US$1 million-US$5 million.