KevJumba (Kevin Wu) is an American blogger, activist, and humanitarian best known for being an early YouTube celebrity, comedian, and actor known by his YouTube username of KevJumba.
How Old is Kevjumba?
Kevin Wu was born on 2 June 12, 1990, in Houston, Texas, U.S. He is 28 years old as of 2018.
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Wu was born to Michael Wu, a Taiwanese immigrant, who is a computer engineer.
Kevjumba High School
He attended Clements High School in Sugar Land, Texas where he graduated in 2008. He then attended the University of California, Davis before dropping out. Kevin lives in Houston, Texas but previously lived in downtown Los Angeles.
He is known for posting humorous videos on YouTube. His “I Have to Deal With Stereotypes” video was featured on YouTube’s home page, and his number of viewers began to increase. In the video, Kev talked about stereotypes he has to deal with as an Asian-American.
KevJumba has remained inactive with no new uploads to the channel as of September 27, 2013. He privatized his videos on the KevJumba account, disabling all content to the public. His 35 videos on Wu’s JumbaFund channel are still public and later the privatized videos were later released again back to the public. This created public support for KevJumba’s rise. He then uploaded two new videos titled “Hope.” and ” “YOUTH REPRESENT” LIVE (Internet Power!)” on March 15, 2017, and March 19, 2017. Kev uploaded a new video titled “An “old school” rant” on December 25, 2017.
Kevjumba Amazing Race
He participated with his father in filming for the 17th season of The Amazing Race in May and June 2010. this was also the first time his dad’s name Michael was revealed and was kept anonymous since his debut. He officially announced his participation on Facebook on September 1, and on YouTube a week later. The season of the show premiered on September 26, 2010. The duo ended up in seventh place and were eliminated in Leg 7 after they were issued two 30-minute penalties for using a cab to travel between tasks on the leg when they were instructed to walk.
Where Is Kevjumba?
Kevin resurfaced on social media after an almost three-year absence as he made a blog titled “Monk. College” on April 21, 2016. He said that he left YouTube so he could meditate and go to college. He privatized “Monk. College” in August 2016 for unspecified reasons. He made his first public appearance at Youth Represent the World Concert in Stafford, TX in March 2017 and he opened up about his car accident to the public for the first time.
In his blog, Kev said that he is not a monk but admires a monk’s life.
Wu explained in March 2017 that he had been hit by a car some years back and had been severely injured.
- Hang Loose (2012)
- Rock Jocks (2012)
- Revenge of the Green Dragons (2014)
- Man Up (2015)
Kevjumba and Nigahiga
A web series named Funemployed then launched in the summer of 2010, stars Wu and Philip Wang of Wong Fu Productions and includes other notable YouTube stars such as Nigahiga, David Choi, Kina Grannis, and Chester See. The series quickly took off and became a hit, reaching 500,000 viewers in only a few weeks. It focuses on two good friends named Kyle (Wu) and Jason (Philip Wang), and how they are dealing with unemployment after Jason is laid off at work.
Kev mentioned in his blog that he is a Buddhist.
Kevjumba Net Worth
The YouTube personality has an estimated net worth of $2 million.
The activist stands at a height of 1.8 m.