First Name Anna #16. She further stated that she loved shows like The Powerpuff Girls, animation in general, and anime, the latter especially because she spent "four years growing up in Japan." The other members of the family are his brother and little sister, Kristina who committed suicide on the Valentine’s Day of 2007, her death was so devastating to Anna. Akana starred in SnapperHero, a scripted video series distributed via Snapchat. But during that two year period, she dealt with a lot of … Anna Akana has origins from Ireland, Germany, France, England, Philippines, Hawaii, Spain and Japan. Anna Akana Net Worth, Salary, Cars & Houses Anna Akana is a comedian, filmmaker, and actress with an estimated net worth of $1 million. She is Social Media Celebrities (YouTube) by profession. She is an actress and producer, known for Jupiter's Legacy, Let It Snow (2019) and Ant-Man (2015). Anna Kay Akana was born on august 18th1989 in USA. Learn how your comment data is processed. Powered by  - Designed with the Hueman theme. Lynn Chen, Anna Akana and Richard Ng in "Go Back to China," a film about a spoiled rich girl who works at her dad's toy factory. with him because of its "perverted" nature. "[37], In reviewing her video, "How to Deal with a Breakup", MTV wrote: "In this sketch, comedian Anna Akana envisions the flurry of activity inside the cranial command centre of a newly single dumpee. [33][34] She has since released two more music videos, one for "Pretty Girls Don't Cry" in July 2019 and "Not My Proudest Moment" in August. [32], In 2019, Akana transitioned from comedy into music, and upon so, released her debut single, "Intervention". [24], In 2011, Akana appeared in the TV series Awkward. Relationship Advice Web Star #2. Her family moved every few years to a new state or country. Marshmello. Content. *father – Japanese, Native Hawaiian, possibly English, Irish, German, French, and Chinese Anna Akana was born on August 18, 1989 in California, America to William and Mia Akana. Anna’s paternal grandfather was Gerald “Gerry” Kealohaohana Akana (the son of William Kealoha Akana and Mary Chow Hoon). In that same year, she also appeared as an extra in Katy Perry's "Last Friday Night" music video.[25]. In 2019, she announced on Ryan Higa's Off the Pill podcast to be part of the Netflix original Jupiter's Legacy. YouTube Star. Anna Akana is an American producer, filmmaker, comedian, actress, model, and Youtube personality. [5] Several months after her sister's death, Akana watched Margaret Cho perform on a Comedy Central special and laughed for the first time since the suicide. Her mother is Mia Akana, she is of Filipino origin. Akana's father was an officer in the United States Marine Corps, including during her childhood. Get the latest on Anna Akana on Fandango. "[27], American actress, filmmaker, author, and comedian, (from "A Million Little Things: Season 2"), "Annakay Napualani Akana, Born 08/18/1989 in California | CaliforniaBirthIndex.org", "Anna Akana is 'Chasing Laughs' and Telling Stories", "Magical Girl Friendship Squad's Anna Akana on What Drew Her to the Show", "Anna Akana opens up about bisexuality after coming out at the Streamy Awards", "How Death Shed New Light on 'Riley Rewind' Actress Anna Akana's Life", "The NMR Top 100 YouTube Channels: 75-51! Her mother is from Olongapo, the Philippines. The Netflix film stars Will Smith and it’s worse than Wild Wild West. Her parents’ names are not known, but it’s confirmed that her father served for the United States Marine Corps as an officer. This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. YouTuber Anna Akana has opened up about her coming out experience, and it’s pretty iconic. Anna Akana, who broke out via YouTube and is an actress, writer and now musician, discusses her debut album, "Casualty," and how it addresses mental health. https://twitter.com [27] That same year, she also appeared in a short Star Wars fan film, Hoshino[28] as well as the comedy film Dirty 30. Her mother is from Olongapo, the Philippines. She was born on August 17, 1989 at California, United States. Her father, who was born in Japan, is a Marine Corps officer. David Dobrik. After coming out as queer in the most epic way, YouTuber Anna Akana discussed her sexuality with her parents in a hilarious video. Because her father worked in Marine Crops, he traveled from country to country, picking up … She is also famous from other names as Anna. William was born in Hawaii, the son of William Kealoha Akana and Alice Paalua Opulauoho. You Get Me. YouTuber: Anna Akana explains in a video about how to be happy with a touch of her famous comedic humor (Published on 8 November 2018) As an actress, you can watch her in the drama series Stitchers, Netflix film You Get Me, Comedy Central's Corporate, and the Marvel film Ant-Man.. See more: Who Is Emma Chamberlain's Boyfriend?, Included Wiki, Age, Parents, Height, Net Worth Anna Akana has accused Max Landis of sexual assault. https://www.mylife.com, Obituary of Anna’s sister – http://www.legacy.com, Obituary of Anna’s aunt (father’s sister) – http://www.legacy.com, Obituary of Anna’s paternal grandfather, Gerald Kealohaohana Akana – http://www.legacy.com, Obituary of Anna’s paternal grandmother, Emiko (Murata) Miskovic – http://www.legacy.com, Tags: ChineseEnglishEurasianFilipinoFrenchGermanHawaiianIrishJapaneseSpanish. Anna Akana real name is Anna Kay Akana. [13] While she did not reach her goal of twelve short films, she did make six short films which were received well by her YouTube audience. She is also the host of the web series Crash Course Business: Entrepreneurship beginning in August 2019. Let It Snow. Anna Akana was born on August 18, 1989 in the USA as Anna Kay Akana. The book describes Akana's struggles and experiences growing up and offers advice to her late sister. : Crash Course Business - Entrepreneurship #1", "AT&T Launches Scripted Series on Snapchat", "Intervention - Anna Akana (Official Music Video)", "Anna Akana Talks Mental Health, Coming Out & Her Music Debut With 'Intervention, "Here's What 'Yellow Fever' Really Means", "After A Breakup, Your Brain Basically Becomes An Episode Of '24, "Has Evolution Stopped? Anna Akana. [26] The series was sponsored by AT&T.[26]. She is basically a blend or alliance of traditional Japanese and Filipino. She was born in the U.S.A. (California USA). Gerald was born in Hawaii. [3] In a 2020 interview, she said that she loved Sailor Moon, Inuyasha and Ranma 1/2, expressing her surprise that her dad would make them watch Tenchi Muyo! 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She is of mixed ancestry. It was part of the 2014 Incubator, a series to showcase and produce original stories by YouTube Creators and filmmakers. (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); (function() { [10] (The duo's name is wordplay for the pop singer Pat Benatar. Her parents’ names are not known but it’s confirmed that her father served for the United States Marine Corps as an officer. [35], In reviewing her video, "Why Guys Like Asian Girls" (which references "Yellow Fever", a term for an Asian fetish)[36] Cate Matthews of The Huffington Post wrote: "A step-by-step takedown of 'yellow fever' or the desire to date Asian women often accompanied by bizarre, offensive attempts to do so, could start the healing. Mary was born in Hawaii, the daughter of Lum Hoon Chow, who was born in China, and of Rose Mary Neahu. Her mother is … Anna Kay Napualani Akana[1] (born August 18, 1989)[citation needed] is an American YouTuber, actress, singer-songwriter, filmmaker, and author. Akana is an actress, comedian and filmmaker, best known for her YouTube channel which has nearly 2 million subscribers. William was born in Hawaii, the son of William Kealoha Akana and Alice Paalua Opulauoho. Mary was born in Hawaii, the daughter of Lum Hoon Chow, who was born in China, and of Rose Mary Neahu. Instagram Star. BTW this case reminds me of hapa friend from my teenage years. [4] She further stated that she loved shows like The Powerpuff Girls, animation in general, and anime, the latter especially because she spent "four years growing up in Japan. Born on August 18 #23. rcel.async = true; with him because of its "perverted" nature. Anna Kay Akana was born on August 18, 1989 to William, an officer in the United States Marine Corps, and his wife, Mia Akana. Her birth date is August 18, 1989. https://twitter.com Emiko was born in the Republic of Formosa (now Taiwan), under Japanese rule. 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