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Kian Lawley

Full Name Kian Robert Lawley
Born September 2, 1995 (age 28 years), Sioux City, Iowa, United States
Height 6 feet 1 inch
Occupation YouTuber, Actor, Social Media Influencer
Years active 2010–present
Relationship status Dating Andrea Russett
Net worth $2 million
Social media YouTube,
Instagram,
Twitter,
Facebook

Background and Early Life

Kian Lawley grew up in Sioux City, Iowa along with his two younger brothers. From an early age, he was drawn to performing and entertaining others. In high school, Kian met Jc Caylen who later became his friend and collaborator on YouTube. After graduating high school, Kian created his first YouTube channel in 2010 – marking the beginning of his journey to internet stardom.

Rise to Fame on YouTube

Kian saw immense growth in subscribers and popularity through his funny sketch videos and collabs with other YouTubers. Some of his most viewed videos feature challenges and comedy sketches with Jc Caylen on their shared channel ‘KianAndJc‘. The channel has entertained millions with its witty humor and onscreen chemistry between Kian and Jc.

Some of his most popular videos like ‘Reading Our 7th Grade Diaries‘ and ‘Kian and Jc Challenges‘ have over 15 million views each! Kian‘s charismatic on-screen personality is a big reason for his YouTube success. His subscriber count has grown steadily over the years, crossing 10 million total subscribers across his channels.

Acting and Other Endeavors

As Kian‘s online popularity soared, he ventured into acting alongside his YouTube career. In 2017, he made his feature film debut with a leading role in the thriller movie ‘The Chosen‘. His acting skills and growing fanbase earned him roles in films like ‘Before I Fall‘ (2018), ‘The Outcasts‘ (2017) and ‘Zac and Mia‘ (2017). Kian has also made appearances on popular shows like The Ellen DeGeneres Show, Escape the Night and Big Brother: Celebrity Edition.

Beyond acting and YouTube, Kian has launched merchandise lines for his fans including clothing, accessories and backpacks. He has promoted brands like Carl‘s Jr. and Nissan through sponsorship deals and endorsements. In 2018, he participated as a celebrity contestant on Fox‘s reality show The Four.

Controversy and Comeback

In early 2018, an extremely offensive video of Kian surfaced online, showing him making derogatory remarks. This caused him to lose crucial brand partnerships and get fired from upcoming projects. After issuing an apology, Kian took a social media hiatus. He returned to YouTube in 2019, much more mature and self-aware.

Kian addressed the controversy through a video titled ‘My Truth‘. He spoke candidly about learning from his mistakes and bettering himself as a person. His fans welcomed his return with support and encouragement. Kian rebuilt his career by focusing on positive content that inspires people. His journey reflects astounding personal growth and resilience.

Personal Life

Kian is rumored to be dating fellow YouTuber and influencer Andrea Russett though he likes keeping his relationship out of the spotlight. When he‘s not working, Kian enjoys travelling, photography, fashion and spending time with close friends. He shares a tight bond with brothers Dylan and Taygon.

Despite his immense fame, Kian comes across as grounded and humble. At just 28, he has achieved extraordinary success through his talent and perseverance. With his natural humor and acting skills, Kian Lawley will continue wowing audiences for years to come!