Kev Jumba Birthday & Fun Facts

Height, Age, Net Worth, Biography & More

Oluwatosin Michael
Feb 08, 2024 By Oluwatosin Michael
Originally Published on Nov 30, 2023
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About KevJumba

Kevin Wu, better known by his YouTube username KevJumba, is a retired American YouTuber of Taiwanese descent. Born on June 12, 1990, in Houston, Texas, Wu gained popularity through his YouTube videos, often addressing the stereotypes he faced as an Asian-American. His comedic style, which diverged from conventional comedy, resonated with a wide audience, rapidly increasing his viewership.

In addition to his YouTube career, Wu is also known for his philanthropic efforts. He launched a second YouTube channel, JumbaFund, dedicated to raising funds for charitable causes. One of the most notable projects funded by JumbaFund was the construction of a school in Kenya, completed in 2013 and renamed KevJumba High School.

Wu also gained prominence when he starred in films such as 'Hang Loose' (2012), 'Rock Jocks' (2012), 'Revenge Of The Green Dragons' (2014) and 'Man Up' (2015).

KevJumba: Net Worth, Earnings & Spending Habits

What is KevJumba's net worth?

KevJumba has a net worth of approximately $3 million as of 2023.

How much does KevJumba earn per year?

KevJumba's annual earnings have not been disclosed to the public as of November 2023.

Height, Age & Physical Attributes

How tall is KevJumba?

The American YouTuber has a height of 5 ft 10 in (180 cm).

How old is KevJumba?

KevJumba was born on June 12, 1990, in Houston, Texas. As of June 2023, he is 33 years old.

Childhood And Education

Raised by his father, Michael Wu, a computer engineer, Kevin Wu completed his high school education in 2008 at Clements High School in Sugar Land, Texas. He then pursued further studies, enrolling at the University of California. In May 2019, the YouTube blogger KevJumba earned his bachelor's degree in psychology from the University of Houston.

Notably, details about Kevin's mother and any siblings have remained undisclosed to the public.

Family, Romance, And Relationships

Who is KevJumba dating?

Kevin Wu, known as KevJumba, shared on his Instagram account on January 17, 2022, that he is engaged to a woman named Ginger. Although he is a public figure, Wu typically maintains a low profile when it comes to his personal life, and there is limited information available about Ginger.

Career And Professional Highlights

Best Known For…

Wu started posting videos on YouTube during his junior year in high school. In February 2008, the Los Angeles Times compared the popularity of the web series 'Quarterlife' to Wu's videos. At that time, Wu was a well-known YouTube vlogger and had gathered 450,000 views for a video where he talked about breaking his shin. Meanwhile, 'Quarterlife', which NBC had picked up, had about 100,000 views on MySpace and about 50,000 views on YouTube.

On May 29, 2008, Wu became one of the top five most subscribed users on YouTube under the age of 21. He had 187,000 subscribers and over 5.9 million views. Wu's videos also got replies from famous figures like Ella Koon, Jessica Alba, and Baron Davis.

In 2011, Wu joined forces with other YouTube personalities to form a group called Yesterday, Today, Forever (YTF). They had their first concert in Honolulu, Hawaii, on October 9, 2011. In June 2012, Wu started appearing in videos on YOMYOMF, a new YouTube channel, where he had his series, 'KevJumba Takes All'.

However, as of September 27, 2013, the KevJumba channel became inactive, and Wu ceased production of itscontent, with no new uploads to the channel. As of August 2014, Wu had accumulated over 3,000,000 subscribers and over 350 million views on his main channel videos. In early 2016, Wu made his videos on the KevJumba account private, making them publicly unavailable.

Apart from YouTube, in 2007, Wu appeared on The CW's show called 'Online Nation'. This show featured web clips and aired four episodes during primetime. Wu and other popular YouTube personalities also hosted streaming shows on BlogTV starting in March 2008. By November 2008, he had produced 70 live and 23 recorded shows with several viewership.

In October 2008, Wu starred in a web-based series called 'Hooking Up', alongside Jessica Lee Rose and Phillip DeFranco. This series was part of HBOLabs and consisted of 10 episodes. It depicted university life with lots of emailing and tweeting, resulting in amusing miscommunications. 'Hooking Up' featured several internet celebrities, including Kevin Nalty and Michael Buckley, and garnered over 450,000 views in its initial days on YouTube.

In 2010, Wu participated in the 17th season of 'The Amazing Race', an American reality television game with his father, Michael. They faced various challenges and achieved a third-place finish in some legs but were eventually eliminated in Leg seven due to penalties.

Additionally, Wu released a feature film, 'Hang Loose', in December 2012, which he worked on with Dante Basco and Kinetic Films LLC.

Charity Work

Kevin Wu, in 2009, established a second YouTube channel, JumbaFund, with the purpose of donating all its earnings to charities. This channel, as of November 2023, is known as Team Jumba.

One of the notable projects funded by JumbaFund was the construction of a school in Lenana, Kenya. With the help of generous donations, over $50,000 was raised, leading to the opening of the KevJumba High School in Lenana, Kenya, in 2013.

Other Interesting KevJumba Facts And Trivia

  • KevJumba's zodiac sign is Gemini.
  • East West Players, an Asian Pacific American (APA) theater company in the United States, at their 47th Visionary Award ceremony in 2013, recognized Wu for his contributions in enhancing the representation of APAs in the fields of arts and entertainment.
  • Along with being a comedian, KevJumba also acted in a web series called 'Funemployed', which is an 11-part web series featuring KevJumba and Philip Wang in the lead roles. The initial two episodes were officially launched on Tuesday, June 22, 2010.

 

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Kev Jumba Birthday & Fun Facts Facts

Birth Name

Kevin Wu

Date of Birth

1990-06-12

Nationality

American

Place of Birth

Houston

Age

Height

180 cm

Child Star?

yes

Occupation

YouTuber, Actor

Education

University of California

Net Worth

3000000

Partner

Ginger

Parents

Michael Wu
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Written by Oluwatosin Michael

Bachelor of Science specializing in Microbiology

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Oluwatosin MichaelBachelor of Science specializing in Microbiology

With a Bachelor's in Microbiology from the Federal University of Agriculture, Abeokuta, Ogun State, Oluwatosin has honed his skills as an SEO content writer, editor, and growth manager. He has written articles, conducted extensive research, and optimized content for search engines. His expertise extends to leading link-building efforts and revising onboarding strategies. 

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