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Andrew Byron Bachelor (born June 26, 1988) better known as King Bach, is a Canadian-American Internet personality, actor, and content creator who was the most followed user on the now-defunct video sharing service Vine with 11.3 million followers. He also has a TikTok account with 20.8 million followers.Tiktok.com

Early life and education

Bachelor was born in the neighbourhood of Rexdale in Toronto, Ontario to Jamaican parents, accountants Ingrid Mourice and Byron Bachelor. He has one younger sister named Christina. He was two years old when he moved with his family to West Palm Beach, Florida. His strict parents raised him in a Christian household. He attended Coral Springs Charter School for both middle school and high school. After graduating, Bachelor enrolled at Florida State University, where he competed in the high jump. He also took part in a club called 30in60 which is an elite collegiate comedy sketch troupe. He graduated from Florida State University in 2010, with a degree in business management. While at Florida State, Bachelor became a member of Phi Beta Sigma fraternity. Afterwards, he enrolled in a graduate program at the New York Film Academy, but dropped out in his last semester and moved to Los Angeles. He then studied improvisational theatre at The Groundlings.

Career

Bachelor earned 11.3 million followers and over six billion loops on Vine, ranking first on the app for number of followers. He took the title of most-followed person on Vine in March 2015. Though best known for Vine, Bachelor is also known for his YouTube channel, BachelorsPadTv. The channel and its videos have been covered by several online publications, including FSU News. Bachelor has stated that he turned down most requests to upload sponsored Vines. Bachelor's Vine stardom led to him signing with UTA, and landing a recurring role in ''House of Lies''. In addition, he at one point was a recurring cast member on ''Wild 'n Out'' on MTV2. He was also on a series regular on the Adult Swim series ''Black Jesus'', and had a recurring role on ''The Mindy Project''. Bachelor also had a role in the spoof comedy film ''Fifty Shades of Black'', and was a special guest host for the revived version of ''Punk'd'' on BET. He appeared as a fictional version of himself in the 2015 film ''We Are Your Friends''. Bachelor was introduced to Vine by Brittany Furlan, before uploading his first Vine video on April 19, 2013. He starred in several of Bart Baker's parodies of music videos, portraying Big Sean in "Problem" and "Break Free", Pharrell Williams in "Happy", Juicy J in "Dark Horse", and Tupac Shakur in the parody for Sia's "Big Girls Cry". Bach co-starred in McG's horror film ''The Babysitter''. He reprised his role in the sequel ''The Babysitter: Killer Queen''. Bach also has made several songs including "see me now" which he released on the 21st of February. Bach sent a Tik-Tok telling people to use the sound of a song and that he would duet the best ones. Bach later posted the song onto YouTube, Spotify and SoundCloud. "See me now" has a distinct Willy Wonka feeling to the music video and Bach seem to be very proud of the song.
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