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Anna Akana

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18, 1989
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18, 1989 (age 31)


Filmmaker and actress who creates short films and video blogs for her popular self-titled YouTube channel, which has earned over 2.7 million subscribers. She's also been a co-host of the podcast Explain Things to Me. In 2019, she won a Streamy Award for her role in the web series Youth & Consequences.

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