Austin Jacob Heikes is an American YouTube star and social media influencer. He is more popular on social media by his usernames Luna and AustinFFA. A native of New York, Austin was raised alongside his brothers. He dropped out of high school due to anxiety. In the early 2010s, he began to experiment with social media. He set up many channels on YouTube before creating the present one in April 2014. Since the beginning, he has been posting gaming videos, life stories, and questionnaires. In time, his channel grew exponentially. He currently has about 1.7 million subscribers and more than 400 million views. He set up a second channel, Luna Vlogs, in May 2015 but it hardly sees any activity. Besides these, he has an active Twitter account with over 500 thousand followers.
Austin began his journey to social media stardom in the early 2010s. His previous YouTube accounts covered gaming as well. On April 27, 2014, he set up his current channel, naming it AustinFFA. The first video was uploaded on 4 May. Titled ‘Almost Burned My House Down (Life Story)’, the video contains ‘Titanfall’ (2014) gameplay and features Luna narrating a story that had happened to him earlier. He primarily focused on ‘Call of Duty’ video game content and soon his channel gained traction with each of his videos garnering hundreds of thousands of views.
He later rebranded his channel as Luna and switched to mainly uploading videos related to ‘Counter-Strike: Global Offensive’ multiplayer first-shooter PC game. While there are thousands of gaming channels on YouTube, what sets Luna apart from the rest is the commentary he provides. While playing videos games, he tells a story from his life. No one knows whether his stories are true or not, though each one of his stories is extremely interesting. The fact that he is an engaging storyteller who can keep his audience engrossed for at least 15 to 20 minutes has made him successful.
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Luna was born on October 26, 1998 in a small town in the state of New York, USA. He has two brothers named Georgie and Gavin. His mother has appeared on his videos several times and answered questions from his Twitter followers. He has talked about his father as well and had promised in a video that if that video got 20 thousand likes, his father would make an appearance on his channel. Despite the video getting over 60 thousand likes, it hasn’t happened yet.
He attended a local school but later dropped out because of anxiety. He also wanted to pursue a career as a professional YouTuber.
Luna’s phone number has been leaked several times on the internet.