Cullen Cullen & Katie Bio


Birthday: October 27, 1982 (Scorpio)

Born In: Birmingham, Alabama, United States

Cullen Byington is an American YouTube star, Instagram star, and social media influencer. He has gained fame as the patriarch and co-runner of the Byington family YouTube channel ‘Cullen & Katie’ along with his wife, Katie Walker Byington. His family is originally from Alabama, where he currently resides. However, he has spent a considerable amount of time in Florida as well. Cullen and Katie married in May 2007 and went on have two children, a daughter named Macey and a son named Brooks. It was Katie who originally set up the channel under the username bamachick1101 in September 2006 but did not start posting consistently until 2010. In time, the channel gained traction and as of 2018, it has accumulated about 550 thousand subscribers and 180 million views.

Quick Facts

Also Known As: Cullen Byington

Age: 41 Years, 41 Year Old Males


Spouse/Ex-: Katie Walker Byington

father: Arthur Howard “Gerald” Byington, III

mother: Berry Anne Byington

siblings: and Britany Byington (sisters), Annie Byington, Rachael Byington

children: Brooks (son), Macey (daughter)

Born Country: United States

U.S. State: Alabama

It was during their stay in Tallahassee that Cullen and Katie became interested in YouTube for the first time. It was originally created to keep in touch with their friends and family. Katie set up the channel under the username bamachick1101on September 13, 2006, and the first video was posted on 20 September. Titled ‘Kitty Flipping Out’, the video shows one of their pet cats playing with Cullen. In the ensuing months, they posted sporadically.
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They began vlogging on May 27, 2011. In these early years, their videos received only a few thousand views each. While there were some videos that garnered tens of thousands of views, they were very rare. About a year after they started vlogging, Cullen made the decision to be a full-time YouTuber.
It was a while before the channel found success. By 2014, most of their videos had started getting tens of thousands of views. Their subscriber count was expanding exponentially as well. Since then, they have emerged as one of the most successful family vlogging channels on YouTube. The most watched video on their channel is ‘Chuck-E-Cheese Birthday Celebration!’, with 10 million views.
Cullen is equally active on other social media platforms. He has 105 thousand followers on Twitter and about 240 thousand followers on Instagram. Their Facebook page has accumulated more than 50 thousand followers.
Besides their main channel, Katie runs a personal channel as well, where she posts videos on pregnancy, motherhood, cooking and hauls. Cullen and Katie are good friends with fellow family vloggers Bryan and Missy Lanning from the ‘Daily Bumps’ channel and Ellie and Jared Mecham from the ‘Ellie and Jared’ channel.
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Personal Life
Cullen was born on October 27, 1982, in Birmingham, Alabama to Arthur Howard “Gerald” Byington, III and Berry Anne Byington. He has three sisters: Rachael, Annie, and Britany. His father had been an active U.S. Marine stationed in Okinawa, Japan before coming back to the U.S. and completing his education. He subsequently worked as an accountant for several years and then opened his own business. Howard Byington III died of cancer on March 26, 2015.
Cullen and Katie met at a football game sometime in the early 2000s. While they found each other attractive, Katie was in a relationship at the time. A few months later, after she and her previous boyfriend had broken up, her friend Brooke told her about a party which Cullen would be attending. At the party, they got reacquainted and started dating soon after. After only ten days of dating, they professed their love for each other. At the time, he still resided in Birmingham whereas she lived in Tuscaloosa. For the following two years, they maintained a long-distance relationship.
They broke up at one point for two months as neither thought that the other person was right for them. Despite the split, Cullen called Katie every day, eventually making her realize that she could not live without him. They resumed their relationship in August 2005 and he subsequently moved to Tuscaloosa to be with her. He later proposed to her at the same spot where they had their first date. She accepted and they got married on May 12, 2007.
After Katie landed an internship in Tallahassee, Florida, they moved there. She completed her education there and Cullen worked from home. They eventually returned to Alabama, bought a house and decided to expand the family. They found out that Katie was pregnant in January 2013. However, about eight weeks later, she suffered a miscarriage. They initially did not want to vlog about it but decided to do it eventually. In the video, they dubbed the tragedy ‘God’s Plan’. Katie suffered a second miscarriage in September that year. Their daughter, Macey Gaines, was born via C-section on September 21, 2014. Their son, Brooks, was born on July 19, 2016.

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