Zach King is an American internet personality, filmmaker, and illusionist who first came to prominence as a Vine star, and has since branched out into other social media platforms such as YouTube, Tiktok, and Instagram.
As of 2023, Zach King's net worth is estimated to be $6.5 million.
|Zachary Michael King
|Source(s) of Fame
|Internet Personality, Filmmaker, and Illusionist
|Date of Birth
|February 4, 1990
|Place of Birth
|Portland, Oregon, United States
|Married, Rachel King,
Zachary King was born on February 4, 1990, in Portland, Oregon. He is a mix of Chinese, Austrian and Nicaraguan descent. Zach has three sisters and the four of them were homeschooled by their parents.
Zach made his first film using their home video camera at the early age of seven. When he turned fourteen years old, he bought a new camera, tripod, and a Mac computer and he started making and editing videos.
In 2012, he got his diploma in Cinema and Media Arts Major at Biola University.
While Zach King was still in college, he created his own website in 2008 FinalCutKing.com which offered training and tips about using the editing software, Final Cut Pro. He also started posting tutorial videos for Final Cut visual effects on his Youtube.
Zach gained some audience from his website and he decided to offer training seminars. He earned a reasonable amount of money which he used to pay for his college education.
In 2010, Zach King joined and won the Hewlett-Packard commercial contest. He got an opportunity to join the red carpet at the London Film Festival as his prize in the said contest.
In 2011, Zach King and his college friend made a video “Jedi Kittens” and he uploaded it on his Youtube channel FinalCutKing. The footage showed two cats fighting using a lightsaber which gained over a million views in just a few days and now the video has over 25 million views. Zach also made a sequel to the video in 2013.
In 2013, Zach king was included in Youtube’s 25 most promising young film-makers in America and he was awarded $35,000 and a trip to New York for a YouTube Creator Camp. He then won YouTube’s NextUp Creators Contest. In the same year, Zach created his account on Vine and he created one Vine each day which he called Magic Vines.
In 2014, Zach appeared on The Ellen DeGeneres Show and he made some Vines with the crew. Zach has been featured in a number of media outlets such as good morning America because of his Vines. During an interview, Zach said that producing a six seconds magic vines usually takes 24 hours to make.
Zach King posted his very first TikTok video in 2016 and just like his success in the app Vine, his Tiktok videos also gained a lot of viewers and fans.
Zach has also directed several shorts and videos including:
Zach King earn a huge amount of money from his work and is named one of the most promising young filmmakers and youtube content creators.
Zach King’s wife is Rachel King and the two got married in the year 2013. The couple has two sons: Liam Michael King (born in 2016) and Mason King (born in 2018).
Zach is a Christian and he has said that his faith is very important to him. Zach currently resides in Los Angeles, California with his family.
This American social media personality and internet celebrity have millions of followers online. His Instagram account where he mostly posts his pictures has over 24.5 million followers. He also has a Twitter account with over 343 thousand followers and a Facebook page with over 7.3 million followers.
The Zach King YouTube channel which he created on October 15, 2013, has now over 1.8 billion views. His 29second first video content entitled “My Phone Cooks Popcorn – Vine” which he uploaded 8 years ago has over 900 thousand views.
Zach has more than 300 videos on his self-titled channel and his most viewed video was entitled “Why you should never play video games in class #shorts” which has more than 194 million views.
In 2015, Zach King and Rachel Holm as newlyweds joined the 28th season of the reality game show The Amazing Race. The couple was prone to mistakes, especially with reading the clue properly and Rachel was also struggling with the physical challenges. They finished as the sixth placer.
After the show, Zach and Rachel said that they learned a lot about themselves and their relationship. They also said that it was a great experience.
Zach King earns a huge amount of money in making videos and from brand promotions. He started small by just uploading videos on his Youtube channel but he, later on, joined contests which gave him more exposure and bigger opportunities.
Zach is also one of the most famous Viners and Tiktokkers. He has a very supportive wife and two lovely sons. This young filmmaker is an inspiration to many people, especially the younger generation. Zach King’s net worth is estimated to be 6.5 million dollars.