Liza Koshy was a YouTube star and actress who was best known for hosting the reboot of MTV's "Total Request Live" (MTV, 1998-2008, 2017-), which premiered on the network in October of 2017. Born in raised in Houston, Texas, Koshy's fun-loving demeanor and funny personality made her popular all throughout high school. In 2013 she started to utilize her talent for making people laugh by posting videos on the micro-vlogging site Vine. Koshy's comedy videos instantly made her a star, and within just a few years she had amassed millions of subscribers. In addition to Vine, Koshy also began posting her comedy videos on YouTube, and gained notoriety for reaching 10 million subscribers faster than any of her peers on the video-sharing site. By 2016 Koshy had also begun acting in films and TV shows. In addition to appearing as Violet Adams on the Hulu horror series "Freakish" (Hulu, 2016-), she also landed a supporting role in Tyler Perry's comedy-horror film "Boo! A Madea Halloween" (2016). The following year, in 2017, Koshy also nabbed a recurring part on the YouTube Red series "Escape the Night" (YouTube Red, 2016-). In addition to her screen-acting, Koshy continued to release funny videos on her YouTube channel, and as of September 2017 had amassed over 11 million subscribers and an astounding 1-billion plus views to her videos. With her career as a well-known millennial personality on the rise, Koshy broke out into the mainstream in October 2017 when she began hosting the rebooted version of MTV's "Total Request Live." Carson Daly last hosted the show, which featured the most popular music videos of the day, from 1998 to 2008.