Alan Chikin Chow, a TikTok star, is rising on YouTube with his comedy-skit videos. Just in three months, he was able to grab billions of views, which is quite a feat. Before YouTube, he gained immense fame from TikTok, where he has 7 million followers.
Audiences love his short videos about global pop culture and his sense of humor. Not only that, but he is also a notable actor who appeared on TV shows like Grey’s Anatomy, 13 Reasons Why, Mr. Student Body President, Millenial Mafia, and more.
Here are more things you need to explore about him.
Journey To YouTube Stardom
You may feel surprised to learn that it was not Alan Chikin Chow who opened his YouTube channel. His brother, whom he defines as super-smart, started uploading Alan’s TikTok videos in 2019.
After YouTube launches YouTube shorts in the US in March 2021, Alan hashtagged his short videos with #Shorts. One of his videos titled ‘If life was a K-drama‘ netted 2 million views.
Recalling the incident with tubefilter.com, he said that initially, his other videos were not so popular. With the help of the management team Underscore Talent, he applied new video techniques that helped him become successful on YouTube. By mid-May 2021, he reached 1 million subscribers with 1 billion views.
His digital career saw immense success in just three months. His short videos like ‘SCI-FI FANATICS BE LIKE,’ ‘HOW CRYPTOCURRENCY WORKS,’ ‘A STORY ABOUT GREED’ crossed 150 million views in no time.
Before rising to fame, Alan was in a content creator club at USC, from where he gets introduced to TikTok. He fell in love with the video-sharing platform and started uploading the videos. His punchy humor and comedy skits hooked the viewers.
Net Worth And Earnings
A rising star on YouTube, Alan Chikin Chow, has an estimated net worth of $1 million. As of now, his YouTube channel has 3.64 million subscribers.
He is one of the influential social media stars with over 250 thousand followers on Instagram. He is also an actor who modeled for JC Penney’s print catalog before entering the TV industry.
Most notable for his role as Brandon Wu on Mr. Student Body President (2017 to 2018), Alan has worked on several productions, including Hulu’s Into the Dark (2020).
Biography And Early Life
Born on November 15, 1996, Alan Chikin Chow hails from Dallas, Texas. His nationality is American, and his height is 5 feet and 8 inches (1.73 m) tall.
The 24-years-old TikTok star moved to Los Angeles to study business and screenwriting at the University of Southern California. While at USG, he was introduced to TikTok by his friends, and he started uploading content.
With the help of his brother, Alan rose to social media platforms. He remains focused on his goal, i.e., to become a multiplatform creator. He also wants to work with Netflix, Hulu, and Disney.