King Bach was born on June 26, 1988, in Toronto, Canada, and raised in the U.S. He went to school and participated in school comedy and acting groups from a young age. Bach’s success story starts in 2013 when he was introduced to the social platform Vine, on which he started uploading funny videos. His videos were immediately noticed and made him become the most-followed account on Vine. Bach is not only one of the most influential names in social media, but he is also an award-winning actor, producer, content creator, and business owner.
Andrew Bachelor, better known as King Bach, has been making us laugh (uncontrollably) since 2013 when he was introduced to the social media platform Vine and started uploading funny videos, which made him go viral quickly. But before Bach became the King of Vine, he attended Florida State University, where he graduated in 2010 with a degree in business management. After graduation, Bach made the big move to Los Angeles to pursue his career as an actor. Arriving in Los Angeles, Bach started taking acting classes at the New York Film Academy and soon after began his own production company, Bach Enterprises.
A year after starting his Vine account, he joined the cast of the American sitcom “Black Jesus” in 2014, playing the character Trayvon and the award-winning series “House of Lies” as Chris. The year 2015 was a year of milestones for Bach because he earned the title of the most famous Vine celebrity and joined forces with Zac Efron to film “We Are Your Friends.” Bach also started his hosting duties on the reboot season of “Punk’d,” which used to be Ashton Kutcher’s responsibility. But Bach’s opportunities did not stop rolling in because, in 2016, he landed a role in the comedy “Fifty Shades Of Black.”
Streamy Awards also chose Bach to host the Annual Streamy Awards of 2016, where he was also nominated for the Best Comedy Series. He has been a nominee for various past awards, but Bach won his first award at the 2019 Streamy Awards for Social Good, Content Creator. Bach is also the co-owner of two very successful businesses, including Six26Wine (established in 2020) and a boxing studio Gloveworx (established in 2021.) What is he doing this year? Bach has a tour planned, Laugh Now Laugh Later, starting in April.
Bach is introduced to the platform that played a big role in where he is today, Vine, in 2013.
Bach is ranked as the most popular Vine celebrity, also with the most likes on his videos.
He starts as the host of the reboot of “Punk’d,” an American hidden camera practical joke reality television series.
Bach lands another hosting job when he hosts the Streamy Awards and gets nominated, the same night.
Bach wins his first award, the Purpose Award, at the Streamy Awards.
Why We Love King Bach
The RuJohn Foundation
Bach's heart is also in the right place, as he is the owner of the non-profit organization, RuJohn Foundation. His foundation focuses on assisting rural and inner-city schools in the U.S. and Jamaica by providing them with the necessary tools for education.
He is business and career driven
Bach’s two passions in life are acting and entrepreneurship and he also gives both equal attention. He’s an award-winning and in-demand actor and a very successful business owner.
He’s a father
Bach is many things where the most important must be being a father. Bach is the father of young Christina Bachelor.
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He’s funny and educated
Bach is not only a talented actor and producer, but he also has a degree in business management.
Air Jordan Commercial
Bach has done different acting in the past including commercials for Air Jordan.
One of his hidden talents
During college, Bach participated in athletics where he got ranked among the N.C.A.A. high jump athletes.
Bach loves his wine
Another passion of Bach’s is wine, and he is also a co-owner of a wine-producing company, Six26Wine.
“Guinness World Records”
Bach’s name can be seen in the 2016 “Guinness World Record,” for the most followers on Vine.
King Bach FAQs
Is King Bach Jamaican?
King Bach’s parents are both Jamaican.
Is King Bach in “The Walking Dead?”
Bach featured in “The Walking Dead” as Bailey.
What movies has King Bach been in for Netflix?
Bach has been in seven Netflix originals including “To All The Boys I’ve Loved Before” and “Game Over, Man!”
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