Kian Lawley Bio


Birthday: September 2, 1995 (Virgo)

Born In: Sioux City, Iowa, United States

Kian Lawley is an American YouTuber, actor, singer, and social media star. He is best known for posting interesting YouTube videos along with his friend and fellow YouTuber Jc Caylen. Apart from being a popular YouTuber, Kian Lawley is also famous on other major social media platforms like Twitter, Instagram, TikTok, and Twitch. With millions of followers across several social media platforms, Kian Lawley is one of the most successful and popular social media influencers in the USA. A talented individual, Lawley has used his social media popularity to establish himself as an actor in the American film industry. He has also won several awards, such as Teen Choice Awards and Shorty Awards.

Quick Facts

Also Known As: Kian Robert Lawley

Age: 28 Years, 28 Year Old Males


siblings: Cole Lawley, Isabelle Lawley, Rio Lawley, Tabatha Lawley

Born Country: United States

Height: 6'1" (185 cm), 6'1" Males

U.S. State: Iowa

Childhood & Early Life

Kian Lawley was born on September 2, 1995, in Sioux City, Iowa, United States of America. When he was five years old, he moved to San Clemente, California, along with his family. At the age of eight, his parents got divorced and he was raised by his mother after his father left. He was raised alongside his siblings, Isabelle, Rio, Cole, and Tabatha. He often spent his time alone and did not have too many friends during his growing up days. He was a rebellious student at school where he often received poor grades.

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Social Media Career

Kian Lawley developed an interest in social media at a young age and created a YouTube channel named superkian13 when he was 14 years old. The following year, he joined hands with his friend Sam Pottorff and came up with a collaborative channel named KianSam13. In 2012, he collaborated with fellow YouTubers, namely Connor Franta, Trevi Moran, Ricky Dillon, Jc Caylen, and Sam Pottorff, and created a collaborative channel called Our2ndLife (O2L). Over the next couple of years, the channel accumulated more than 2.5 million subscribers. In 2014, the group embarked on a 19-city tour before disbanding in December 2014.

By now, Kian Lawley had established himself as a popular YouTuber and had launched a collaborative channel named KianAndJc along with his friend, Jc Caylen. Over the years, his YouTube channels have accumulated millions of views and subscribers. As of now his channel superkian13, which was created on June 5, 2010, has managed to gather more than 65 million views and over three million subscribers. His collaborative channel KianAndJc, which was created on July 28, 2014, has gathered more than 740 million views and over 3.5 million subscribers. Kian Lawley is also known for his skills as a gamer. He even has a separate gaming channel where he posts live-streams of his gaming content. The kians gaming channel, which was created on December 31, 2020, has gathered over two million views and over 50k subscribers.

Kian Lawley’s popularity as a YouTube star has helped him gain followers on other major social media platforms, such as Twitter, Instagram, TikTok, and Twitch. His Twitch account, where he uploads interesting live-streams, has managed to accumulate more than 110k followers. He is also popular on TikTok where he has more than four million likes and over 520k fans. His Twitter account, which was created in May 2011, has collected more than six million followers.Kian  Lawley’s Instagram account, where he posts interesting pictures and video clips pertaining to his professional and personal life, has managed to gather more than 3.5 million followers. Over the years, Kian Lawley has used his social media popularity to establish himself as an entrepreneur. He creates his own merchandise and sells products like T-shirts, hoodies, sweat shorts, key chains, tote bags, mugs, and phone cases.

Acting Career

Kian Lawley made his TV debut in 2017 when he appeared in one of the episodes of the popular TV series, AwesomenessTV. He made his film debut in 2015 when he landed his first starring role as Cameron in the Ben Jehoshua-directed horror film The Chosen. The movie was released on platforms like Vimeo, Google Play, Netflix, and iTunes. The following year, Lawley starred alongside Bella Thorne in the drama film Shovel Buddies where he portrayed the role of Dan. Shovel Buddies was premiered at SXSW Festival in March 2016. In 2016, he also portrayed Bean Boy in the Tyler Perry-directed comedy horror film Boo! A Madea Halloween. The same year, he was also seen in a short film titled The YouTube Killer.

In 2017, Kian Lawley had a big breakthrough as a TV actor. He landed the main role of Zac Meier in the popular TV series Zac & Mia. The same year, he was also seen playing important roles in series like H8TERS and Guilty Party. In 2017, Kian Lawley was also seen in a film titled Before I Fall where he played the role of Rob Cockran. Directed by Ry Russo-Young, the teen drama film was premiered on January 21, 2017, at the Sundance Film Festival. In 2018, he was cast to play Elliot Dawson in the Chris von Hoffmann-directed horror thriller film Monster Party. In 2020, he landed his second main TV role when he was cast to play Vantaa 'Van' Hamilton in a Finnish television comedy series titled Perfect Commando.

Awards and Achievements

Kian Lawley won his first Teen Choice Award in 2014 when he received the award under the Choice Web Star: Comedy category as part of his collaborative YouTube channel O2L. The following year, he won his second Teen Choice Award under the Choice YouTuber category. In 2016, Lawley received nominations at Teen Choice Awards and Streamy Awards under the Choice YouTuber and Entertainer of the Year categories respectively. In 2017, he won his third Teen Choice Award under the Choice Drama Movie Actor category. The following year, he was nominated at the prestigious Daytime Emmys for Best Actor in a Digital Drama. In 2020, he received the Shorty Award along with Jc Caylen for Best YouTube Ensemble.

Personal Life

Kian Lawley was in a relationship with fellow YouTuber Andrea Russett. Since breaking up with her in 2014, Lawley has remained friends with Andrea. In 2016, he dated model and fellow social media star Meredith Mickelson. In 2019, Kian Lawley was seen dating Ayla Woodruff. Presently, he lives in Los Angeles, California.

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