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Kevin Franke

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9, 1978
United States
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9, 1978 (age 42)
United States


Assistant professor of civil engineering at Brigham Young University who is also the patriarch of the Franke family featured on the popular YouTube channel 8 Passengers. The family vlog channel has earned more than 2.4 million subscribers. 

Before Fame

He graduated Magna Cum Laude from Utah State University with a Bachelor of Science degree in civil engineering. He then got his master's in the field from the University of Washington before earning his PhD from Brigham Young University.


He previously worked as a professional geotechnical/earthquake engineering consultant for close to 7 years.

Family Life

He and his wife Ruby are the parents of children named Shari, Chad, Abby, Julie, Russell and Eve.

Associated With

He is the brother-in-law of Beau Griffiths, Bonnie Hoellein, Ellie Mecham and Julie Deru.