Who is Jasmeet Singh Raina?
Jasmeet Singh Raina, professionally known as Jus Reign, is a Canadian comedian and YouTuber. He rose to internet fame in 2009 through his comedy videos that he uploads on his YouTube channel titled JusReign. He also runs a side channel titled JusVlogs on which he uploads vlogs concerning his day-to-day life. Singh is the recipient of the 2016 Next Media Award for YouTuber of the Year. He was also famous on Vine, with nearly a billion loops. In addition, he has one of the largest followings on the social networking app Snapchat. Talking about his YouTube channels’ popularity, Singh’s main channel has surpassed 895k subscribers as of April 2018. This channel also has about 150 million views on it. His side channel JusVlogs has earned over 171k subscribers and about 24 million views till date.
Jasmeet Singh Raina created his channels JusReign and JusVlogs in 2009 and 2011 respectively. Most of his videos contain pop culture parodies and comedic stuff while others provide remarks on race and chronicle his struggles with racism. The YouTuber is also one of the original creators of Much Digital Studios. In 2015, he acted in two movies, one of which was filmed in India. The same year, Singh served as the red carpet correspondent at the event of Much Music Video Awards.
Soon after this, he got featured as a guest writer in the newspaper ‘24 Hours Toronto’ in which he highlighted the hot spots to hang out in Toronto. On June 19, 2016, Singh co-hosted the red carpet event of iHeartRadio Much Music Video Awards and spoke to celebrities like Tyler Posey and Shemar Moore. The same month, he made an appearance in the popular talk show ‘Jimmy Kimmel Live’.
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On February 22, 2016, Jasmeet Singh Raina was forced to remove his turban at an airport in San Francisco. After being told to either take off his turban or book another flight, he complied, taking off his turban in a private room. After completing a security check, the YouTuber asked if he could be provided with a mirror so that he could reapply the turban in private. But the security officials refused, and suggested that he walk across the terminal to a restroom and use a mirror there.
This incident led to considerable backlash on social media and garnered international headlines in ‘Seventeen,’ ‘Cosmopolitan India’ and ‘New York Daily News.’ While a TSA spokesperson issued a statement explaining the screening methods for religious garments, he did not apologize directly to Singh.
Jasmeet Singh Raina was born on November 4, 1989 in Guelph, Canada. He has a brother named Anmol. Information regarding his other family members and love life is not available. Talking about the YouTuber’s education, he studied at the University of Guelph with the initial intent of becoming a doctor as per his parents’ wishes. However, he later decided to pursue YouTube as a full-time career.