Akidearest’s Bio, Net Worth, Parents, & Boyfriend’s Details

Anyone who loves anime, manga, and Otaku culture knows about Akidearest.

Akidearest, whose real name is Agnes Yulo Diego, is a popular YouTuber who has uploaded anime-themed videos on her YouTube channel since 2014. She is an American YouTuber with Filipino roots.

Akidearest is best known for her fun reviews on different popular animes and manga.

She has also started uploading vlogs on the Japanese lifestyle after moving to Japan in 2019 with her fellow Youtuber partner, Joseph Bizinger, who goes by the name The Anime Man. The couple shares a mutual love for anime and Japanese culture and creates many related contents.

Biography & Wiki Summary

Popular NameAkidearest
Real NameAgnes Yulo Diego
Date of birthFebruary 16, 1993
Age31 years old
Place of birthBakersfield, California, USA
HometownVirginia, USA
Current ResidenceTokyo, Japan
FatherNot disclosed
MotherNot disclosed
SisterSabrina Diego
StatusIn a relationship
PartnerJoseph Bizinger
OccupationYouTuber and Digital Influencer
Net worth1 Million USD
Height5 ft 2 in (157 cm)
Weight70 kg
Hair ColorBlack
Eye ColorDark Brown
Instagram idakidearest

Akidearest’s Net Worth and YouTube Earnings

The 31 year-old YouTuber has been one of the prominent names among the online anime lover and Otaku community since one of her vlogs went viral in 2016.

Since then, she has been posting different content on her YouTube channel and making a good fortune.

Besides her YouTube channel, she also earns by endorsing many brands like Senpai Filmworks, which adds more income to her name.

By 2024, Akidearest has around 1 million USD as her net worth.

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Birthplace, Personal Life, and Family

Akidearest was born in Bakersfield, California but grew up in Virginia and later moved to Las Vegas, Nevada.

She has not disclosed any details about her parents but has shared that her mother is a healthcare worker and even shared the struggles her mother went through during COVID.

Her mother always wanted her to join the healthcare line and become a nurse. However, Akidearest had her plans.

Growing up, her friends used to bully her, so she joined the military to overcome her struggles in school.

She graduated as a Chief Petty Officer and spent time in US Marine Corps.

Despite joining the Corps, she later turned her life upside down by starting a career as YouTuber.

She started her online career with her second YouTube channel and began uploading different vlogs on anime, manga, and Otaku cultures.

She even moved to Japan with her long-term partner because of her love for anime and manga.

She has been living in Tokyo ever since then.

Akidearest Dating and Relationship

Who is her boyfriend?

Akidearest has been in a serious relationship with fellow YouTuber Joseph Bizinger since 2016.

Joseph Bizinger, or The Anime Man, is of Japanese-American descent and runs his own YouTube channel.

He is also a talented songwriter, voice actor, and podcaster who loves anime like Akidearest.

The couple has been going strong all these years and even hosted sixty-eight episodes of The Anime Show for SBS.

They even moved to Tokyo in 2019 and have been living together ever since.


Akidearest earned her high school degree from one of the local schools in her hometown.

After high school, she joined the College of Southern Nevada and graduated with a degree in psychology.

YouTube Career

Though Akidearest joined the military in high school, she did not build a career in the military.

While still in school, she had a YouTube channel where she created anime music videos.

She started the YouTube channel in 2006 but stopped uploading videos later.

She kept her distance from YouTube for a while as she got busy with other things but she returned to YouTube in 2014 and made it a full-time career.

Akidearest again started to upload videos on her new YouTube channel and got her breakthrough in 2016 with her video 5 Songs That Will Change The Way You See Vocaloid.

Because of the video, she became a well-known name in the YouTube community and soon gained 1 million subscribers within a year.

Her popularity on YouTube brought her more opportunities. She got to host the podcast, The Anime Show, with her partner.

The podcast got aired for a year and had a total of sixty-eight episodes.

After the show, Akidearest moved to Japan with her partner and added vlogs about Japanese culture to her existing vlogs on anime and mangas.

Akidearest has a great career going on. Her career even accelerated after she moved to Japan.

She has several endorsements, and even Rose City Games approached her for a cameo in The World Next Door.

Currently, she is busy with the ongoing series Otaku Monthly Favorites Reviews.

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