In the modern world, there is an almost endless form of expression, with different social media platforms emerging to help people express different parts of themselves. For more than a decade, YouTube has been one of the leading platforms for human expression, and as a result, a number of personalities have become Internet stars, including Miles McKenna, who owns the MilesChronicles channel.
Miles McKenna started his channel to deal with the emotional rollercoaster of transgender and gay existence, and through his videos in which he talks about his truth, he has built a channel with over one million subscribers and several million viewers.
In this article, we cover everything you need to know about him, including his life as an actor. Read on to learn more.
Who is Miles McKenna and How Old is He?
Miles McKenna was born on November 2, 1995, in Los Angeles, California, as Amanda McKenna. Not much is known about his biological parents or brothers and sisters, or about his childhood life in general. Born as a girl, Miles McKenna struggled as such and felt uncomfortable in his body, including a deep attraction to girls that was directed against what the majority felt was the norm.
It was a struggle that Miles McKenna could not shake off with each year that passed and finally decided to do something about it. He started making videos on the Internet, starting with Vimeo, where he started uploading comedic videos. Soon he gained a decent little fan base and switched to YouTube.
His first channel on YouTube was set up in 2007 and he used the channel until 2012 when he finally created the world-famous MilesChronicles account.
Miles McKenna waited a month before releasing his first video “A Whole New World”. Since then he has developed the channel into a platform where various members of the LGBTQ community can express themselves.
There are a number of different videos on the channel, including a series, Hella Gay. In the series Hella Gay, Miles McKenna and other guests discuss challenges and issues of the LGBTQ community, such as coming out on the Internet and in front of friends and family, their own identity and others. The series lasted several seasons.
Since the launch of its channel, it has attracted over one million subscribers and recorded over 140 million video views. His popularity and influence have also helped him achieve certain milestones, such as a nationwide tour of over 35 shows.
Miles, who is also an actor, has also starred in several movies and television shows, including Guilty Party, where he played the characters, Alex and Dan Rolland. He also appeared in All Night and the movie Good Girls Get High, where he played a pizza boy named Pizza Ken.
His popular videos include How To Come Out To Homophobic/Transphobic Family, So I’m Trans, I Waxed Off My Eyebrows and several others.
Besides YouTube, Miles McKenna is also present on other social media platforms such as Instagram, Twitter, and Facebook. He is also a skilled drum player and has an albino corn snake as a pet. His pets include a fish that he named after himself.
When you are going through a monumental life decision like the transition from one gender to another, having a supportive family to guide you and be there for you is always an important factor, and this is something Miles McKenna has enjoyed from his family members.
Apart from the fact that he has a brother named Alex Aks, we have very little information about the details of Miles McKenna’s family members. It is believed that he was born into a traditional family of one man and one woman.
Miles McKenna’s Girlfriend
After completing his transition, Miles McKenna was able to explore his attraction to women without breaking traditional norms.
Although we know very little about his relationship history, we only know that he once had a relationship with another YouTuber colleague, Amy Ordman and that they were together for a significant period of time until January 2017, when they announced their separation.
Miles McKenna is a handsome young man, who is 1.5 m 9 inches tall and weighs 65 kg. Not much is known about the other dimensions of his body, but it is also known that he has regularly dyed hair and green eyes.