Sydney Ann Poniewaz, or Sydsnap, is a YouTuber turned voice actress. She started uploading different anime-related content on her YouTube channel in 2013 and took a break for some time before resuming uploading vlogs in 2017.
She is known for her anime-themed vlogs and voice-over in anime series like Aced Academy, The Otachan Show, etc.
Currently, Sydsnap lives in Japan with her Thai-English YouTuber and podcast host husband, Garnt Maneetapho, who goes by Gigguk. The couple posts similar content on their channel and shares a mutual love for anime and Japanese culture.
Biography & Wiki Quick Summary
|Real Name||Sydney Ann Poniewaz|
|Date of birth||April 13, 1995|
|Age||28 years old|
|Place of birth||Wisconsin, USA|
|Current Residence||Tokyo, Japan|
|Occupation||YouTuber and Voice Actress|
|Net worth||1.5 Million USD|
Sydsnap Net Worth
The 28 year-old YouTuber started her journey with her channel in 2007 when she was still in high school.
Though she discontinued uploading vlogs for a few years in between, she made her return and is now one of the most successful YouTubers.
She has garnered more than enough fans and fortune from her successful career and has made a net worth of 1.5 million USD.
Sydsnap Personal Life and Family
Sydsnap was born and raised in Wisconsin, but she has yet to share details about her upbringing and family background.
Because of various privacy concerns, she has kept the details about her family members away from the limelight.
So, neither her fans nor her fellow YouTubers know anything about her family or her relationship with them.
Sydsnap Husband and Relationship
The YouTuber turned voice actress got married to her long-term boyfriend, Gigguk, just this June.
Gigguk, whose real name is Garnt Maneetapho, is also a YouTuber like Sydsnap.
Like Sydsnap, he also uploads vlogs related to anime. He generally posts reviews filled with humor on different anime and Otaku cultures.
Besides running a YouTube channel, he also creates podcasts and anime series.
It was also during one of his anime series EvAbridged when he reached out to Sydsnap with an offer to lend her voice.
He sent her a two-paragraph-long email to pursue her for his anime series.
Sydsnap did not want to be part of the project but agreed only because of the effort Gigguk put into the email.
The couple met while working on the series and became close. The two did a long distancing for two years before meeting in person.
After their first face-to-face date, Sydsnap decided to move to England to be with Gigguk.
She studied hard and flew to London on a student visa to live with her husband, who was her boyfriend back then.
The two started living together and even moved to Thailand before settling in Japan.
After dating and living together for many years, Gigguk finally popped the question on April 12, 2019, and the two got married after being engaged for two years.
Sydsnap earned her high school from one of the high schools in her hometown.
After high school, she moved to London to be close to her boyfriend.
She enrolled in a university in London but dropped out just after the first year.
Once she quit college, she never went back to school.
Sydsnap started her career as a YouTuber even before graduating high school.
She started her channel in 2007 and gained acknowledgment within the Otaku and non-Okatku communities.
Her subscribers loved anime-related vlogs, which got her many voice-acting offers.
While still active as a YouTuber, she also worked as a voice artist and lent her voice to many anime characters.
She was doing great in her career. However, she left YouTube after moving to London to be with her boyfriend.
She stayed in London for a few years before moving to Thailand with her boyfriend.
In Thailand, she did all kinds of jobs, from teaching to hospitality, before moving to Japan.
With her move, she also resumed her engagement in her YouTube channel, and her subscribers welcomed her with open arms.
Along with anime-themed content, Sydsnap also started uploading different vlogs on Japanese lifestyle and culture.
She interviewed many big names in Japan, including the biggest Japanese adult movie star.
Her success on YouTube earned her many side offers. She also got approached by VShojo, an American VTuber company, to be part of it.
She accepted the offer and started her VTuber character Hime Hajime, an alien dragon-robot hybrid exploring the universe.
She also worked for Pixel Fade as a voice-over artist.
Sydsnap has a successful YouTube and voice acting career, with many more opportunities lined up for her.