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7 Things to Know About 2016 Streamys Host King Bach

Have you heard the big news?! King Bach, aka the king of Vine, is hosting the 6th Annual Streamy Awards!

Before you watch him slay the Streamys, here are seven things you need to know about Creator/Actor/Comedian/Total Boss King Bach.


He’s a Guinness Book World Record-holder

King Bach is a Guinness Book World Record-holder for the most followed account on Vine with over 16. 1 million followers and 5 billion views. He’s also taken his audience to other social platforms, racking up 9.3 million Instagram followers and over 1 million YouTube subscribers.


He’s a Streamy Awards winner

King Bach won Viner of the Year at the 5th Annual Streamy Awards. During his acceptance speech, King Bach admitted he, “really did not think I was gonna win this so I have literally nothing prepared.”

He also shared a special message for his fellow creators, saying, “Just don’t change when you reach fame and success. Just remember where you come from and show everybody love. No hate, just love.”


The name “King Bach” has special meaning

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I see you creepin 😜

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The name “King Bach” was inspired by his real name, Andrew Bachelor.


He’s an accomplished actor and comedian

You may have seen King Bach on television in one of his recurring roles on House of Lies (Showtime), Mindy Project (FOX), Black Jesus (Adult Swim), Punk’d (BET) or Resident Advisors (Hulu). He’s also appeared in the films We Are Your Friends and 50 Shades of Black. Plus, he will next be seen starring in the upcoming independent films Where’s the Money and When We First Met.


He was an NCAA athlete

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Track workout 🏃🏿💨

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King Bach’s love for sports took him to Florida State University for college where he consistently ranked among the top 15 High Jumpers in NCAA and had a personal best jump of 7 feet 2.5 inches.


He was born in Canada

Phat ass

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King Bach was born in Toronto, Canada, but grew up in Florida where he attended Coral Springs Charter for both Middle and High School.


He has his own production company

What to do on a Sunday funday?

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In addition to being a successful actor and creator, King Bach also runs his own production company, Bach Enterprises.

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Click here to see the list of this year’s nominees.

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