Anna Akana is an actress, YouTuber, singer, songwriter, Dancer, filmmaker, producer, comedian as well as author in America. Anna has also been the co-host of the podcast “explain things to me.” This article contains all the information you need about Anna Akana’s net worth, career, personal, professional, and early life.
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Anna Kay Napualani Akana: Early Life
Anna Kay Napualani Akana was born on the 18th of August in the year 1989. Presently aged 32 years, her horoscope is Leo. Anna’s parents were William Akana (an officer of the United States Marine Corps) and Neha Aakana (wife of William Akana).
Anna Akana has a mixed ethnicity of Japanese, Filipino, Irish, German, Spanish, Hawaiian, French, and 56% English. In her early life, she had to move a lot due to her father’s job. This early travel gave Anna a chance to learn a lot of different languages. As a young girl, her ambition was to become a veterinarian as she was quite attracted to animals. Her favorite animal is cat, and she is proud to own six kitties. The kittens’ names are Jimmy, Lily, Congress, Abi, beetle, and ghost.
Anna Akana: Educational Life
Much information about Anna Akana’s educational life and background is not available. But, it is said by many sources that, in 2009, she dropped out from a community college. Then after dropping out, she further moved to Los Angeles to become an actress and fulfill her dreams. Though this was not an easy task, she managed to do so.
Anna Akana: Personal Details Table
|Full Name||Anna Kay Napualani Akana|
|DOB Date||18th August,1989|
|Place of Birth||United States|
|Profession||Actress, Musician, YouTuber, and Filmmaker|
Anna Akana: Body measurement table
|Height||5 feet 1 inches|
|Eye color||Dark Brown|
|Dress size||Not known|
|Shoe size||Not known|
Anna Napualani Akana: Professional Life
It was at the age of 19 that Anna started performing stand-up comedy. However, Anna would suffer from anxiety and panic attacks before she went up on stage to perform. These situations lead her to take a break from stand-up comedy. During her break, Anna Kay Napualani Akana started a YouTube channel and posted some videos. Her videos were comedy themed and she started gaining a lot of attention and popularity. She soon gained recognition as an online personality.
By this time, Anna Akana gained confidence and started going up on stage for live performances. In early 2010, she also ventured into the profession of acting and was cast in some minor roles in TV shows. The shows included “The fosters”, “shake it up” and “awkward”. Anna actually made her film debut in the movie “Inappropriate comedy” in which she got a small role. Following that, she got cast for supporting roles in movies like “kids versus Monster” released in 2015, “Dirty 30” released in 2016, and “You get me” released in 2017.
To add to that, in the web series named “Oscars Hotel for Fantastical Creatures”, Anna played recurring roles. She even played a role in “Youth & Consequences” a web series, for which she was awarded the Streamy award. Anna also published a book in the year 2017. The book was named “So Much I Want to Tell You: Letters to My Little Sister”
Anna Akana: Relationship Status
Anna was previously in a relationship with Ray William Johnson. They had ended their relationship in May 2014 and Anna had later revealed their breakup on Facebook in July 2014. After her relationship with Ray William Johnson, she started dating the comedian Brad Gage in the same year. Unfortunately, the relationship also ended in early 2017. After dating these men, Anna came out as a bisexual in October 2018. Since that there has been no information regarding her relationships.
Anna Akana: Social Media Life
Anna owns her own YouTube channel which has more than 2.7 million subscribers. Her Instagram account with the username ‘@annaakana’ has more than 485 thousand followers. Her page on Facebook has more than 743K followers from all over the world. Further, her Twitter account has over 188.9K followers.
Anna Akana: Rumors and Controversies
Anna had a 13-year-old sister Kristina who had committed suicide in the year 2007 on the day of Valentine’s day. After her sister’s death, Anna had been very sad and had completely stopped laughing. She only started laughing again after watching a few comedy shows which made her realize the power of comedy. Anna’s realization of the healing power of comedy made her drop her dream of pursuing a veterinary career. Instead, she started focusing on becoming a comedian.
Anna is deeply moved by the suicide of her sister and has been a vocal advocate for the prevention of suicide. She had uploaded a video in 2013 on YouTube which was titled “Please don’t kill yourself”. In the video, she explains how she felt very sad when her family member; her own sister died by suicide. Further, she had also released a book in the same here which was titled “surviving suicide.” The book contained Anas’s journal entries from 2 years after her sister committed suicide.
Anna Akana: Personal details
Here are some personal details about Anna Akana:
● Anna has black hair which is long and silky. Also, her personality is bold and charming at the same time.
● Anna also owns a clothing line known as Ghost and Stars
● The debut album of Anna was Charming and Anna has been awarded the digital Pioneer award.
● Anna is a famous actor, musician, YouTuber, as well as a filmmaker.
Anna Akana: Net worth
Anna Akana is a very successful actress who has worked very hard. In August 2002, she was estimated to have a net worth of $8,00,000. These huge earnings are due to her field of acting and her talent.