In a world of over 7 billion humans, you are bound to find amazing talents and potentials, however, the sad truth is not many are lucky enough to share what they have with the rest of the world, even in this digital age. Nevertheless, when such potentials comes in contact with stroke of luck, a story like that of Devan Key is usually birthed.
Devan Key, who seemingly came out of nowhere, has found a way to carve a growing niche for himself in today’s world. Learn about his background, how he achieved fame and if he is in a relationship below.
Interesting Details About Devan Key’s Background
Devan is the younger of the ‘Key Brothers’ duo currently cashing in big from YouTube, among other sources of income. He is an American Instagram celebrity, fast-rising actor, fine artist, DJ, producer, and YouTube star.
Born on April 18, 1998, Devan and his brother, Collins, who is two years older, are the only sons of Steven and Anne Key. He and his brother were born and raised in California, United States and the two share a brotherly bond that is made evident in the way they connect with each other in their videos.
Though not much is known about his educational background, Devan Key started building his social media résumé as far back as 2012 when he opened his Twitter account. Today, he has a follower count is over 113k on Twitter and almost 10 times that number on Instagram, where he actively posts pictures and videos frequently.
As an actor, Devan made his television debut in 2015, appearing in an episode of the series, Girl Meets World. He also appeared on the ABC sitcom series American Housewives in 2016. He then made his movie debut in the 2018 family movie A Horse from Heaven, where he portrayed the main character named Bradley. Devan also appeared alongside French Montana, Daddy Yankee, Dinah Jane and RedOne in the music video of the Teen Choice Award-nominated song Boom Boom.
While he still features alongside his brother on YouTube, Devan Key is also doing quite well for himself outside that and he may just be a star to watch out for in Hollywood in a few years.
In June 2019, Devan and his brother were reported to have started working as Executive producers on a new sitcom television series for Nickelodeon. Details concerning the project were kept under wraps and nothing has been heard of it yet; it is assumed the project is probably still in the works.
How Did He Become A Popular YouTube Star?
Devan Key’s claim to fame came through his brother, Collins. When Collins finished in the fifth position of the 2013 installment of America’s Got Talent, he became the first magician to ever get that close to winning in the history of the talent show. Only sixteen years old at the time, Collins’ newfound fame made a lot of people interested in his YouTube channel which he had started before he went on the show. As a result of this, Devan basically rode his brother’s popularity into fame when he appeared on his video for the first time in 2014.
Although he is best known today as Collins’ brother, Devan Key had already built a fairly substantial following for himself on Instagram before his appearance in his brother’s video brought him even more into the limelight. The siblings collaborated on a two-part video titled The Sibling Tag after some of Collin’s subscribers apparently requested for it.
Devan was very well received by his brother’s two million subscribers at the time, and as they continued to make more videos together, their subscribers and viewership increased exponentially. Their YouTube channel now has over 20.4 million subscribers and counting; by January 2020, there were already recording an average of 170 million views monthly, and a total of over 4.2 billion views.
Learn More About Devan Key’s Relationships
Unlike his brother who doesn’t mind flaunting his relationships, Devan is yet to be romantically linked with anyone so far. He may have chosen to stay away from romantic relationships during his time in the spotlight. Nevertheless, there is also a possibility that Devan Key could be in a relationship is simply keeping his partner away from his fans and the media.
Maybe he’ll follow his brother’s footsteps and flaunt his significant other someday, but it hasn’t happened yet and as such, it can be assumed that he is probably still single.