Larray, born on July 22, 1998, is an internet icon and YouTube star with millions of fans and admirers. He is also a member of The Hype House — the popular TikTok creator collective. Known for his high-energy and goofy personality, Larray is also famous for his gaming videos. He is bold, fun, and unapologetically himself — which makes us love him even more. Are you as smitten with him as we are? Then, let’s get to know more about him and celebrate his special day together.
July 22, 1998
Larray was born Larri Merritt in Los Angeles, California, U.S. Although there is barely any information on his early life and family, we know that he has 13 siblings. He is also close with his mother and often tweets about her. He currently lives in Los Angeles with his family.
Larray began his internet journey with Vine — the six-second video app. His videos became an instant hit among Viners and Larray became a viral sensation. When the platform shut down in 2016, the artist smoothly redirected his online career to YouTube and created his channel titled “LARRAY.” On this platform, he began uploading daily vlogs, comedy videos, as well as gaming videos. Then, he also became a part of the collaborative YouTube channel called “2BusyOnline.” His videos are quite diverse, with videos like “Fighting TikTokers,” “Calling Churches and Coming Out to Them,” and “We Stayed Overnight at a Haunted House.” Moreover, it is common for his YouTube videos to feature a myriad of social media stars, such as James Charles and Bretman Rock.
The YouTuber also dipped his toe into music with a number of songs. One of his most popular tracks is his 2020 release titled ‘Canceled.’ In this track, he disses a bunch of TikTokers and YouTubers who have been “canceled” on the internet. He also has a massive fanbase on TikTok, wherein he posts viral trends and collaborations with fellow creators. In 2020, he became a member of the TikTok collective The Hype House, along with Nikita Dragun, Thomas Petrou, and Chase Hudson, among others.
He begins posting videos on Vine.
He uploads his first video on the platform.
Larray releases his debut single titled ‘First Place.’
His track ‘Canceled’ is certified gold.
As an ex-member of the group, Larray appears on the Netflix reality T.V. series “Hype House.”
Why We Love Larray
He is multi-talented
Larray is an ex-Viner, YouTuber, gamer, TikToker, rapper, singer, and dancer — need we say more? As a man of many hats, he never runs out of content for his fans.
His sense of humor
His YouTube channel is a treasure trove of entertainment. The artist, with his witty personality, quirks, and humor, never fails to make us laugh.
It is not rare for internet stars to venture into music. However, not everyone’s music does justice to their on-screen personality. Larray’s music, on the other hand, is an extension of himself and reflects his personality, alongside uplifting lyrics and catchy beats. His music is our go-to stress buster.
5 Surprising Facts
He is an entrepreneur
Larray owns a clothing line called GirliesX and a virtual restaurant named Larry’s Loaded Mac.
His relationship with his father
Larray once tweeted about his “absent” father, which left fans wondering if his father is no longer in his life.
He has tattoos
He has two tattoos — an ‘XO’ on one wrist and a crescent moon on the other.
He was a Miley Cyrus fan
His early days on social media were all about being a fan of Cyrus.
The story behind his moniker
He chose his name in honor of Cyrus’ full name Miley Ray — Lar-Ray, get it?
Why is Larray so popular?
Larray gained popularity as a Viner, YouTuber, and gamer. He was also a member of the famous group of top TikTok creators called The Hype House. The artist also has a flourishing music career.
Are Larray and Brady Potter still dating in 2022?
No, the couple broke up in 2021.
Has Larray left The Hype House?
Yes, he left the group in 2020.
Larray’s birthday dates