• Kristen Hancher is an actress and social media star born in Toronto, Ontario, Canada in 1999.
• She is known for her performance in the 2017 comedy series "Misshaps" and 2017 music video "James Barker Band: Chills".
• She has a YouTube channel with over 1 million subscribers and 29 million views.
• She has been nominated for three awards including two Teen Choice Awards and a Streamy Award.
• As of September 2022, her net worth is estimated at over $4 million.
Who is Kristen Hancher?
Kristen was born in Toronto, Ontario, Canada, on 17 May 1999 – her zodiac sign’s Taurus, and she holds Canadian nationality. She’s an actress and social media star, with seven acting credits to her name, probably known best for her performance in the 2017 comedy series “Misshaps”, in which she starred alongside Andrew Gregory and Melanie Wilking; it follows the lives of two best friends.
Early life and education
Kristen was raised in Ontario alongside her younger brother Derek, by their mother Shari, and their father whose name remains undisclosed; not a lot is known about Kristen’s family, as she respects their privacy.
She became interested in dancing and singing at a very early age, and was six when she began taking dancing lessons. It was sometime in the mid-2010s that Kristen launched her account on the now-defunct social media network Musical.ly, and went on to amass more than 20 million followers; she even collaborated on a video with famous American-Trinidadian rapper Nicki Minaj in May 2017.
Kristen attended a local high school in Toronto, and upon matriculating in 2017, chose not to pursue a college degree, but to focus on her career.
Roles in movies
Kristen made her debut film appearance in the 2017 music video “James Barker Band: Chills”, and the year 2019 saw her play Mona in the short comedy “Sitting in the 80’s”, starring alongside Mimi Bannon and Riley Lewis.
Most recently, in 2022, Kristen appeared in the music video “Oliver Tree: Cowboys Don’t Cry”.
Roles in TV series
She made her debut TV series appearance in the 2017 comedy “The Pain of Painting”, and was then cast to play Kristen in three episodes of the 2018 comedy “Mani”, created by Lawrence Wayne Curry, who also starred in it alongside Hayley LeBlanc and Bryson Robinson. It follows Sky’s parents who’ve hired male nanny Mani to look after her, who’s now teaching her and her friends about roasting, and how to perform a ‘dude handshake’; the series won two of the five awards for which it was nominated.
Kristen’s only other TV series role has been her portrayal of Sarah in the 2018 episode “Nobody’s Sheep” of the short horror “Troubled Youth”.
Kristen’s made a guest appearance in a couple of talk-shows, most recently in “2 Girls 1 Blunt” and “In Real Life”.
Kristen launched her self-titled YouTube channel on 3 January 2016, and it’s today subscribed to by more than a million people, while it numbers nearly 30 million views of all her videos combined; most of these feature her during her everyday life, while she also does bikini try on hauls, takes on challenges, and pranks her friends. We’re going to mention three of her most popular YouTube videos, which’ve helped her attract many subscribers.
Kristen’s #1 video “Musical.ly Transition Tutorial || Kristen Hancher” has been watched over five million times since 28 August 2017, and features her teaching her fans how to transition from the social media network Musical.ly.
Her second most popular video “DARES WITH FRIENDS – I GOT LAID! || Kristen Hancher” has been watched over five million times since 23 September 2017, and features her playing ‘Dare or Die’ with her friends.
Kristen’s #3 video “team 10 spends 24 hours with the real Annabelle doll (GONE SO SO WRONG!)” has been viewed more than three million times since 29 June 2019, and the title’s quite self-explanatory.
Kristen’s highly active on Instagram, and seems to be enjoying the attention which she’s receiving from her more than five million followers; she’s uploaded close to 250 pictures and videos onto the network, the majority of which have been taken during her everyday life.
She launched her Twitter account in September 2015, and it’s today followed by more than 50,000 people, although Kristen’s tweeted only 29 times.
She has a Facebook page, as well, and it’s today followed by over 100,000 fans, while her most recent update was on 5 December 2020.
Kristen’s followed by close to a million people on TikTok, and has amassed over 20 million likes of all her videos combined; on 1 April 2020, she was the 11th most followed person on the network.
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Awards and nominations
Kristen’s been nominated for three awards: two Teen Choice Awards for Choice Muser in 2016 and 2017, and a 2017 Streamy Award for Breakout Creator.
Love life and boyfriend
Kristen’s quite open when it comes to sharing the details of her love life with her fans, and there are three boys whom she’s been with, that the public knows about.
From 2016 to November 2018, she was in a relationship with Andrew Gregory, a Canadian boy who’s also a social media star, and could’ve been seen featured in some of Kristen’s Instagram pictures and YouTube videos.
In 2019, she dated American social media star Austin Hare – it’s widely believed that they were together for around three months.
She’s today in a relationship with Wayne Reilly, an American Instagram and YouTube star; the two have featured each other in many of their YouTube videos.
Kristen hasn’t mentioned any other boys whom she’s perhaps been with, and as of September 2022, she’s in a relationship with Wayne Reilly, hasn’t married and doesn’t have children.
Hobbies and other interests
Kristen’s physically highly active and has multiple training sessions at the gym every week, thus her slim figure; she’s also following a strict diet, and practices yoga on a daily basis.
She’s passionate about travelling and has been to many Canadian cities, US states and European countries, while her dream travel destination’s Miami, Florida.
Kristen’s a fashionista, as she’s keeping up with all of the latest fashion trends by reading various fashion magazines; she’s also a shopaholic, as she goes searching for clothes nearly every day.
Summer’s her favorite season, as she loves to go yachting and sun tan at the beach.
Kristen enjoys watching movies late at night – her favorite actors and actresses are Leonardo DiCaprio, Natalie Portman and Emma Watson, while some of her favorite films include “The Great Gatsby”, “Titanic” and “Catch Me If You Can”.
Age, height and net worth
Kristen’s age is 23. She has long brown hair which she’s dyed various colors, her eyes are brown, her height is 5ft 7ins (1.7m); she weighs around 130lbs (60kgs).
As of September 2022, Kristen’s net worth’s been estimated at over $4 million.