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Robby Novak (born January 26, 2004) is an American personality best known for portraying Kid President on YouTube and on television.[1] 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.[2] Novak was featured in a television show on Hub Network called Kid President: Declaration of Awesome in the summer of 2014.[3][4]In October of 2019, the first episode of a new YouTube series titled Are We There Yet? was uploaded on SoulPancake's YouTube channel.[5] 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".[6][5]

Robby Novak
Kid President in White House 2013 Easter Egg Roll Promo.jpg
Novak as Kid President in 2013
Born (2004-01-26) January 26, 2004 (age 15)
ResidenceHenderson, Tennessee
OccupationActor
Years active2012–2016; 2019-present
Known forKid President
Websitekidpresident.com

Personal lifeEdit

Novak has osteogenesis imperfecta, which makes him susceptible to bone damage. Because of his condition, he has had physical challenges.[7][8][9][10][11] His brother-in-law, Brad Montague, created the Kid President character and wrote each episode of the series.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Montague, Brad; Mystal, Ele; Etterling, Mark; Young, Yolanda (14 February 2013). "Kid President Robby Novak Brings Joy To Millions". Huffington Post (Interview). Interviewed by Abby Huntsman. Archived from the original on 6 October 2014. Retrieved 1 October 2014.
  2. ^ "Kid President". TED. Retrieved 1 October 2014.
  3. ^ Williams, Ashley (2 April 2014). "Kid President unveils plans for new show in Hub Network". USA Today. Retrieved 1 October 2014.
  4. ^ "Kid President". TED. Retrieved 12 April 2018.
  5. ^ a b Weiss, Geoff (2019-10-01). "Kid President Returns To YouTube In Motivational Travel Series 'Are We There Yet?'". www.tubefilter.com. Archived from the original on 2019-10-05. Retrieved 2019-10-05.
  6. ^ What Happened to Kid President? | Kid President Travel Show E1, retrieved 2019-10-05
  7. ^ Branch, Chris (2015-02-02). "Kid President's Advice For Handling Bullies". The Huffington Post. Retrieved 2016-08-12.
  8. ^ "The inspiring life of the "Kid President"". CBS News. Retrieved 22 September 2014.
  9. ^ Coffey, Laura. "'Kid President,' 9, is on a mission: To make grown-ups less boring". Today. Retrieved 22 September 2014.
  10. ^ Clifford, Catherine. "How 'Kid President' Robby Novak's Viral Videos Are Bringing More Awesome Into the World". Entrepreneur. Retrieved 22 September 2014.
  11. ^ Montague, Brad. "Who We Are". Kid President. Retrieved 27 December 2014.