Kian Lawley

Kian Robert Lawley is an American actor, singer, and YouTuber born on September 2, 1995. He became famous after launching his own personal YouTube channel in 2010. He also has a YouTube channel with J.C. Caylen called “KianandJC.” He was also nominated for a Teen Choice Award for his performance in the feature film “Before I Fall.” Today is his special day, so don’t be shy and send him some birthday greetings.

Fast Facts

Full Name:

Kian Robert Lawley

Birth date:

September 2, 1995



Zodiac Sign:



6' 0"

Relationship Status:

In a relationship

Net Worth:

$2 million

Kian's Social Media:


Kian Robert Lawley was born in Sioux City, Iowa, in the U.S, on September 2, 1995. He and his family relocated to San Clemente, California, when he was five years old. His parents split when he was eight years old, and he was raised by a single mother. Lawley became interested in social media at a young age, and when he was 14 years old, he launched the YouTube channel “superkian13.” In 2012, he collaborated with other YouTubers, Connor Franta, Trevi Moran, Ricky Dillon, Jc Caylen, and Sam Pottorff, to create a collaborative channel called “Our2ndLife (O2L).” The channel grew to over 2.77 million subscribers until disbanding in December 2014.

He had established himself as a famous YouTuber, and he and his friend, J.C. Caylen, founded a collaborative channel called “KianAndJc” on July 28, 2014, which has over 3.8 million subscribers. Lawley is also popular for his gaming abilities. He even has his own gaming channel where he streams his gaming content live. Over 64,000 people have subscribed to the “Kian Lawley VODS,” launched on December 31, 2020. Kian Lawley’s YouTube fame has helped him earn followers on Twitter, Instagram, TikTok, and Twitch, among other prominent social media platforms. His Twitch channel, where he uploads interesting live streams, currently has over 128k followers. He’s also popular on TikTok, where he has over 679,000 followers and over 10 million likes. His Twitter account, which he established in May 2011, now has over six million followers. Lawley’s Instagram account has over 3.9 million followers, and he uses it to share interesting photographs and video clips from his business and personal life. He has exploited his social media fame to promote himself as an entrepreneur. T-shirts, hoodies, sweatshirts, key chains, tote bags, mugs, and phone cases are among the items he designs and sells.

In 2015, he made his cinematic debut in the horror thriller “The Chosen,” in which he played Cameron. Lawley then acted alongside Bella Thorne in the drama film “Shovel Buddies,” where he played Dan, which premiered at the SXSW Film Festival in March 2016. He also starred as Bean Boy in Tyler Perry’s comedy horror film “Boo!” in the same year. He then appeared in the short film “The YouTube Killer.” Lawley made his television debut in 2017 when he starred in an episode of the popular T.V. show “AwesomenessTV” and quickly rose to prominence as a T.V. actor. In the popular T.V. series “Zac & Mia,” he bagged the lead role of Zac Meier. 2017 was indeed his year, as he appeared in shows such as “H8TERS” and “Guilty Party,” as well as in the film “Before I Fall,” wherein he played Rob Cockran, which opened at the Sundance Film Festival on January 21, 2017. He was cast as Elliot Dawson in the horror-thriller film “Monster Party,” directed by Chris von Hoffmann, in 2018. Lawley was fired from the movie “The Hate U Give” on February 5, 2018, following the resurfacing of a video showing him using racially offensive slurs. Lawley apologized on Twitter, saying that he is “truly sorry” to individuals harmed by his actions and comments. He received his second significant T.V. role in 2020 when he was cast as Vantaa ‘Van’ Hamilton in the Finnish comedy series “Perfect Commando.”

Career timeline

The YouTube Channel is Launched

“superkian13,” Lawley's own YouTube channel, is launched.

The First Teen Choice Award

For his collaborative YouTube channel "O2L," Lawley accepts the award in the Choice Web Star: Comedy category.

The Second Award

Lawley takes home his second Teen Choice Award in the category of Favorite YouTuber.

He Wins Another Award

For his film "Before I Fall," he wins his third Teen Choice Award in the category of Choice Drama Movie Actor.

An Emmy Awardee

Lawley is nominated for Best Actor for his “Zac & Mia” performance.

Kian and J.C. Win a Joint Award

He and J.C. Caylen share the Shorty Award for Best YouTube Ensemble.

Why We Love Kian Lawley

  1. He's family-oriented

    Lawley has a close relationship with his younger sister. He had a lot of fun when he got to act in the same show as his sister.

  2. He loves his fans

    Lawley intends to meet all of his followers, see them, and have a good time. When he initially started on YouTube and attended Vidcon, it was his first chance to meet all of his fans. He intends to return and throw a party for them.

  3. He's a dedicated actor

    They made him try on a bald cap on the first day of the camera test for the "Zack & Mia" film because he has a lot of hair. It took three and a half hours to complete the process, and he realized he didn't want to do it every day on set. That's why, for his role, he shaved his head.

5 Surprising Facts

  1. He's an introvert

    Lawley spent a lot of time alone during his childhood and didn't have many friends.

  2. Jim Carrey is his idol

    Lawley grew up idolizing comedian Jim Carrey and he got very emotional when he finally got the chance to meet him.

  3. He keeps his dogs close

    Lawley often showers with his dogs.

  4. He gets inked for fun

    Lawley has said that all his tattoos are random and have little to no meaning.

  5. He loves experimenting with hairstyles

    Lawley colors his hair frequently; he has dyed his hair blue and blonde, and even had a rainbow-like hairdo!

Kian Lawley FAQs

Does Kian have a girlfriend?

He is currently dating actress Ayla Woodruff.

Does Kian Lawley have a baby?

The internet couple responded to recent pregnancy rumors by telling fans that no baby is on the way but they have moved in together.

Who's Kian Lawley's best friend?

When they were younger, Kian and former O2L member Sam Pottorff were great friends.

Kian Lawley’s birthday dates

2024September 2Monday
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