Born Davin Tong, he gained popularity as a vlogger by posting videos portraying Asian stereotypes and other politically incorrect content.
He and director Travis Grant created a short film titled Paper Trail, which was about a neighbor who gets caught stealing newspapers.
His fanbase has become known as Chao Nation. His account was suspended for 14 days after he posted a video mocking African-Americans.
He was raised in New Brunswick, Canada, by his Chinese immigrant parents.
He parodied the Justin Bieber songs "As Long as You Love Me" and "Boyfriend."