Kenny Knox is a Vine star who has managed to gather a mass of 1.5 million followers on his Vine account with his frisky and youthful posts. Kenny has also created a YouTube channel in 2014 but doesn’t post as frequently as he does in Vine and Instagram. He is now one of the leading social marketing influencers working in collaboration with an agency known as ‘Viralnation’. On October 27, 2016, Twitter announced that the Vine will be a standalone service which can be used to make 6-second video clips but will not connect to Vine community website. Kenny knowing this stated, “It’s not about the numbers or the money, it’s all the people. They looked out for me; I met some of my best friends through the app.”
The Meteoric Rise to Stardom
Kenny Knox, in one of his videos on YouTube disclosed that he opened his Vine account in 2014, only because “it looked fun”. He also mentioned that ‘King Bach’, another famous Viner “changed the game” and inspired him to start producing Vine content. Looking at his Vines, he has collaborated with other Vine stars like ‘Caleb City’ in the making of some of the most compelling Vines. In less than 2 years, Kenny’s Vine page amassed up 1.5 million followers with over 985 million loops. Recently, Kenny Knox was also invited to the prestigious ‘Streamy Awards’ festival which happened on October 1st, 2016 at YouTube Space center in Los Angeles, California.
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What Makes Kenny Knox So Special
It requires an intense dose of wittiness to grab the attention of Vine viewers in a short span of 6 seconds and Kenny can muster it the moment he appears on screen. He understands the wants of his audience who are of similar age group that is, early teens to mid 20s. He has a style of displaying social cues which can easily throw the viewers off their seats laughing. He often states that ‘King Bach’, another social media star, inspires him in a lot of ways. Now, Kenny himself is an inspiration to many of his age to be a thriving influence in social media. When Vine launched its 140-second video trial, Kenny was invited to be a part of Vine’s long-form series ‘Camp Unpug’ along with other famous Vine stars for his impulsive style of entertaining people.
Kenny is also a gamer who likes to play GTA V, FIFA and the NBA series on Xbox. Since Vine has been shutdown, he announced that he will be posting a lot of gameplay videos and vlogs on his YouTube page starting January 2017.
Kenny’s Xbox name is ‘Kenny Knox ZinQ $$$’. He posted a shout out Vine for Jay Versace, who is a Shorty Award nominee for Vine.