This is part of our cover series on Asian American You Tube stars.Check out our recent profiles on Wong Fu Productions, Dumbfoundead, Megan Lee, David Choi, Ryan Higa, Just Kidding Films and Clara Chung Thank goodness for high school stress, or we might have never met the smooth-talking comic Kevin Wu …
By May 29,2008 , Wu became one of three East Asian under the age of 21 to be in top five of You Tube’s all time most subscribed users with 187 ,000 subscriber and more than 5.9 million views.
His rise to stardom began when he was in high school, escaping the pressures of SATs and college apps by animatedly talking straight into his webcam about everything from “elbow zits” to stereotypes.
He’s collaborated with most of his fellow You Tube counterparts, attended two years at the University of California, Davis and even created a You Tube charity called Jumba Fund. “I want to try having my own show; I want to do acting; I definitely want to pursue stand-up.
He is of American Nationality but Taiwanese ethnicity.
In one of Kevin’s video he told he was an only child, which was later proven wrong by his father.