Who is Albert Chang?
Albert Chang is a Taiwanese-American musician and YouTube star, recognized for his magical effects in videos that he uploads onto his YouTube channel. He’s produced a number of music videos with a variety of songs and music themes, including “Shape of You” by Ed Sheeran, “Beauty and the Beast Medley”, and many others.
What Happened to Albert Chang?
Back in 2019, it was revealed that Albert had cheated on his girlfriend, who is also a YouTube star, LilyPichy, with another successful online content creator Sarah Lee, better known by the name Avacadopeeled.
After the infidelity was revealed, Albert came out with a statement, saying that he would be leaving YouTube for an indefinite time. He eventually returned with the video “Hey It’s Been A While”, uploaded on 5 October 2020. Since then Albert made a couple more videos, sharing his full-length music album “Reboot.exe”.
Age, Early Life, Parents, and Education
Albert Chang was born on 15 November 1991 under the Scorpio zodiac sign, in Taiwan. He moved to the US with his family in his early years, and settled in Los Angeles, California.
He hasn’t revealed his parent’s names, though he has often shared pictures with his mother, and said that she is his idol and that she’s always been there for him. He has a younger sister, Tiffany, who is also a musician and YouTube star.
Albert became interested in music at an early age, and began playing piano at just five years old. His next instrument was the violin when he was seven years old, and in no time he was playing other stringed instruments – viola, ukulele, bass guitar, but also took an interest in beatboxing. He went to Pomona College, where he would study music, and not just that but also form musical ensembles and orchestras, and would practice music with people like himself.
Albert started his YouTube channel in 2011, and the first video of him making the cover song “Hey Soul Sister, I’m Yours” was uploaded in July of the same year, and now has more than 310,000 views. He continued with song covers, including “Shape of My Heart”, then “Somebody That I Used to Know”, and many others, all of which was gradually improving his popularity, and he was steadily gaining new followers.
He started implementing magic tricks in his videos, and various effects, which made him even more popular.
Rise to Prominence
The number of his subscribers continued to increase, and as he became more popular he started collaborating with other YouTube stars, and becoming a member of the online social entertainment group of content creators known as OfflineTV, and started being featured in videos on the official OfflineTV channel. This only further boosted his popularity, and with his improved graphics and experience as a musician, Albert was at the peak of his popularity. Unfortunately, once it was discovered that he cheated on LilyPichu, Albert was removed from OfflineTV and his popularity declined over the time he was inactive.
Nevertheless, he still remains popular and praised for his unique talent. His videos have been viewed around 60 million times; some of the most popular include “Your Lie in April Medley ft. LilyPIchu”, which has 7.4 million views, then “Starboy| The Weekend ft. Daft Punk”, which has just under six million views, and “Game of Thrones Theme – Orchestral Cover”, with 4.4 million views, among numerous others. He has covered many other popular songs and music themes, including “Misty Mountains” from “The Hobbit” and “Viva la Vida” by Coldplay.
Personal Life, Dating, Girlfriend, Single?
When it comes to his personal life, Albert has taken some time to reminisce on his past mistakes, and since hasn’t talked about his personal endeavors. He was in a relationship with LilyPichu, real name Lily Ki from 2017 until 2019, during which time they collaborated on videos. When it was discovered that Albert cheated on her LilyPichu broke-up fom him, and since then has continued with her life. now dating Michael Reeves, another OfflineTV member. She’s moved to Japan and has said that she’s forgiven Albert his infidelity.
On the other hand, Sarah Lee, with whom Albert cheated on LilyPichu, disappeared from every one of her social media channels.
According to reports, Albert is single and is focused on kick-starting his career.
As of mid- 2021, Albert Chang’s net worth has been estimated to be around $2 million, earned through his successful career as an online content creator and musician.
Appearance and Vital Statistics
This successful musician has black hair and brown eyes. He stands at a height of 5ft 6ins (1.68m) while he weighs approximately 136lbs (62kgs). His vital statistics are unknown, as well as his shoe size.
Hobbies, Trivia, and Interests
In addition to music, Albert loves traveling and photography. He has often taken pictures of various sights in his traveling destinations, and posted them onto his official Instagram account.
He is also known as Sleightlymusical, as his YouTube channel bore the name before he changed it to Albie. He played at the Staples Center for the opening of the 2017 League of Legends World Championship.
Albert also loves playing video games, his favorite is “League of Legends”, and Ffr some time he ran the Twitch channel on which he streamed “League of Legends” gameplay videos.
He is an animal lover and has a pet dog named Frodo.