Jack of all trades, master of none. This saying seems to not apply to young social media star Owen Bodnar who appears to be harboring ambitions of making it as a professional athlete while also being very active on social media to be considered a social media star and influencer. Read on to find out all there is to know about his life in and out of social media.
Owen Bodnar – Biography (Age)
Owen Bodnar was welcomed into the world on the 29th of July, 2003, in San Antonio, Texas. He spent the first two years of his life in the south-central Texas city before moving to Dallas, Texas where he was raised by his parents whose names are not known. In addition to nothing being known about the identity of his parents, it is not clear if he has any siblings or is an only child as details about his family background and early life are few and far between.
Regardless of the dearth of information available about his early days, it is known that Bodnar has had a keen interest in sports ever since he was a child. With this, it is no surprise to hear that he has played football since he was in second grade, featuring as the starting quarterback for select tackle football teams in North Texas. He has further featured for his high school, Hebron High School, a public school located in Carrollton, Texas. Other sports in which he is said to have played include soccer, basketball, track and field, and cross country.
Owen Bodnar’s rise to prominence came in 2016, at the age of 13, when he began posting photos and videos on the popular photo-sharing app, Instagram. At around the same time, he also began using the social media service Musical.ly, now known as TikTok, where users create and share short videos.
According to reports, Bodnar joined the platforms to impress a girl but went on to get a hang of it and became a social media personality, launching a career he never thought he would have had. He first started by regularly sharing videos of him lip-syncing to mainstream songs by popular artists on Musical.ly which entertained his followers and attracted thousands more to his page. Some of the artists which he has lip-synced include Drake, Justin Bieber, Post Malone, and Baby Ariel. He has since earned over fifty million emoji-love on the platform.
In 2017, Owen Bodnar moved to post videos on YouTube. His first video on the platform was a Q&A while his second video was “Insane Olympics Games!!” As of June 2019, he has been able to amass up to fourteen thousand subscribers on the platform. His Instagram account, on the other hand, has up to two hundred and fifteen thousand followers while his Twitter page has almost ten thousand followers.
Family of The TikTok Star
As mentioned above, details about the family of Owen Bodnar are not known to the public. The identities of his parents, what they do for a living, and whether or not he is an only child, is not known. However, his grandfather, whose name is also not known, is said to have been a member of the United States Armed Forces. The veteran notably served as a pilot in the Vietnam war.
Owen Bodnar is said to stand at a height of 5 feet 6 inches (1.67 m) and weigh around 50 kg (110 lbs). With the prototype size of an NFL quarterback being 6 feet 4 inches and 225 lbs, the teenager who currently plays the same position in high school and hopes to have a professional sporting career, will be hoping to add a few more inches to his height in order to at least get the attention of scouts.
Other noticeable features on him are a pair of dark brown eyes and dark brown hair. His body measurements are not known.
1. In 2017, Owen Bodnar dated singer and fellow social media star Danielle Cohn. It is not clear how and when the two met each other, however, their relationship did not last as Cohn, who has over 3 million followers on Instagram and 10 million followers on Musical.ly, has moved on to start a relationship with actor Mikey Tua.
2. Alongside Danielle Cohn, Brianna Buchanan, and Angeline Eslora, Bodnar is one of the TikTok stars that appeared in the 2017 TV series ‘Follow Me’, which provided a glimpse into the lives of the platform’s famous musers.