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Anna Akana

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18, 1989
Birth Sign
18, 1989 (age 29)


Filmmaker and actress who creates short films and video blogs for her popular self-titled YouTube channel, which has earned over 2.4 million subscribers. She's also been a co-host of the podcast Explain Things to Me.

Before Fame

She created her YouTube channel following the tragic suicide of her younger sister, who was bullied in school. She saw laughter as a means of trying to move on with her life and therefore became a comedian.


She starred in web series called 10 Second Traumas and Breaking Los Angeles. She also launched her own clothing line called Ghost & Stars.

Family Life

She moved to Los Angeles to become a part of the entertainment industry rather than pursue her initial goal of becoming a veterinarian. She was in a relationship with Ray William Johnson and later began dating comedian Brad Gage. Her brother Will has worked on a number of her videos.

Associated With

She appeared in two episodes of the ABC Family series The Fosters, starring Maia Mitchell