Robby Novak (born January 26, 2004) is an American personality best known for portraying Kid President on YouTube and on television. He is featured in a series of YouTube videos and in a television show, produced by actor Rainn Wilson, and SoulPancake. Novak's first YouTube clip as Kid President, written and directed by his brother-in-law Brad Montague, was uploaded in the summer of 2012 and subsequently published on SoulPancake's YouTube channel in October of 2012. Novak was featured in a television show on Hub Network called Kid President: Declaration of Awesome in the summer of 2014.In October of 2019, the first episode of a new YouTube series titled Are We There Yet? was uploaded on SoulPancake's YouTube channel. The series will show Novak and Montague's trip around the United States in which they meet children who are trying to "make the world a little more awesome".
Novak as Kid President in 2013
|Born||January 26, 2004|
Henderson, Tennessee, U.S.
|Years active||2012–2016; 2019-present|
|Known for||Kid President|
Novak has osteogenesis imperfecta, which makes him susceptible to bone damage. Because of his condition, he has had physical challenges. His brother-in-law, Brad Montague, created the Kid President character and wrote each episode of the series.
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- Clifford, Catherine. "How 'Kid President' Robby Novak's Viral Videos Are Bringing More Awesome Into the World". Entrepreneur. Retrieved 22 September 2014.
- Montague, Brad. "Who We Are". Kid President. Retrieved 27 December 2014.
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