Eva Gutowski

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Eva Gutowski
Personal information
BornEva Marisol Gutowski
(1994-07-29) July 29, 1994 (age 28)
NationalityAmerican, Polish
OccupationActress, DJ
YouTube information
Years active2011–present
  • Beauty
  • fashion
  • comedy
  • lifestyle
Subscribers11.40 million[1]
Total views1.53 billion[1]
YouTube Silver Play Button 2.svg 100,000 subscribers 2013
YouTube Gold Play Button 2.svg 1,000,000 subscribers 2016
YouTube Diamond Play Button.svg 10,000,000 subscribers 2019

Last updated: 08 Jul 2022

Eva Marisol Gutowski (also known as "MyLifeasEva") is an American YouTube influencer and actress with 11.4 million subscribers on Youtube.[2][3][4][5] She graduated from Brea Olinda High School in Brea, California. She also attended California State University at Fullerton.[6] She was ranked #4 in Variety's Famechangers Digital Star Ranking list.[7] People termed her YouTube's fastest growing star.[8] She has also been included in Billboard's Social Media Stars list.[9] In mid 2016, she played herself but was titled as "The Journalist" in the first season of Escape the Night in a main role and returned briefly in the second season's pilot episode. She is the author of a lifestyle and advice book titled My Life as Eva: The Struggle is Real. She also starred in a YouTube Red web series called Me and My Grandma that premiered on Gutowski's Youtube channel on March 22, 2017.[10]

In August 2017, MTV announced that Gutowski would join the revamped Total Request Live as part of a rotating social media correspondent position alongside fellow YouTubers, Gabbie Hanna, and Gigi Gorgeous.[11]

In 2019, she appeared in a PETA ad, protesting marine parks that keep mammals and other animals imprisoned in tanks.[12]

In 2020, she appeared in the "We the People" segment in the 2020 Democratic National Convention with her father.[13]

Personal life[edit]

Gutowski is of African American, German, Irish, Polish, and Puerto Rican descent.[14]

Gutowski is vegan and says she likes to do her own cooking because, "I know whatever I put into what I cook is healthy."[15]

In September 2016, Gutowski came out as bisexual and to her fans on her Twitter platform. She went on to say, “I am ready for myself to fall in love with someone, no matter who they end up being, and have been since I was 12. Boy or girl.”[16]

In August 2018, Gutowski announced on Twitter that her car got rear-ended by a woman texting while driving. Eva said she wasn’t in the car, but the lady was sent to the hospital, and her car got fixed 3 months later.

In 2021, Eva started releasing music under her middle name Marisol. Her first single was Hawaii.[17]


List of Gutowski's screen appearances
Year Show Role Notes
2015 How to Survive High School Eva Main role (6 episodes)
2016 Escape the Night The Journalist Main role (10 episodes)
2016 Bizaardvark Herself Episode: "Control (Plus) Alt (Plus) Escape!"
2017 Me and My Grandma Janey Skalecki Main role (6 episodes)
2018 All Night Lyssee Main role (10 episodes)
2019 How to Survive a Break-Up Eva Main role (6 episodes)


  • My Life as Eva: The Struggle is Real


  1. ^ a b "About MyLifeAsEva". YouTube.
  2. ^ Dewey, Caitlin (October 20, 2015). "The new YouTube stars that America might not be ready for". Retrieved July 7, 2016 – via washingtonpost.com.
  3. ^ "YouTube Superstar Eva Gutowski Shares Her Journey from Hardship to Happiness". Retrieved July 7, 2016.
  4. ^ "YouTube Star Eva Gutowski Shares Her Travel Secrets". April 27, 2016. Retrieved July 7, 2016.
  5. ^ Shields, Mike (May 19, 2016). "Is the Audience for 'Pretty Little Liars' Comparable to Fullscreen's Web Series?". Wall Street Journal. Retrieved July 7, 2016.
  6. ^ "YouTube Superstar Eva Gutowski Shares Her Journey from Hardship to Happiness". PEOPLE.com. Retrieved June 14, 2019.
  7. ^ Variety Staff (July 22, 2015). "MyLifeAsEva: No. 4 in #Famechangers Digital Star Ranking". Retrieved July 7, 2016.
  8. ^ "How YouTube's Fastest-Growing Star Bucked Gender Trends and Found Success". Retrieved July 7, 2016.
  9. ^ Heather Saul (September 6, 2016). "Eva Gutowski: YouTube star comes out as bisexual". The Independent. Retrieved September 10, 2016.
  10. ^ Me and My Grandma, retrieved June 14, 2019
  11. ^ Petski, Denise (August 23, 2017). "'TRL': Eva Gutowski, Gabbie Hanna & Gigi Gorgeous Tapped As Social Media Correspondents For MTV Show".
  12. ^ "Go Behind the Scenes for MyLifeAsEva's Underwater PETA Shoot," WisconsinGazette.com, 29 August 2019.
  13. ^ "Rise Up: American Promise with Eva Gutowski at the Democratic National Convention". YouTube. Archived from the original on December 6, 2021.
  14. ^ Gutowski, Eva. "Verified BLACK LIVES MATTER | MYLIFEASEVA". Instagram. Retrieved May 31, 2020.
  15. ^ Nicole Pajer, "YouTube's Eva Gutowski Spills Her Self-Care Routine: 'It Doesn't Have to Mean Face Masks and Baths'," Parade 5 July 2019.
  16. ^ Saul, heather (September 6, 2016). "'TRL':Eva Gutowski: YouTube star comes out as bisexual". Independent.co.uk.
  17. ^ HAWAII, June 4, 2021, retrieved November 14, 2021