Austin McBroom Biography

Austin McBroom is a former NCAA basketball player, YouTuber, and Instagram star. He has played for various basketball teams and had brief stints in baseball and football. Now, he is a full-time vlogger and runs the popular family channel, The ACE Family, with his fiancée Catherine. The channel has earned millions of subscribers and the name ‘ACE’ represents the initials of Austin, Catherine, and their daughter, Elle.

Quick Facts

  • Age: 31 Years
  • Family:
    • Spouse/Ex-: Catherine Paiz
    • Father: Michale McBroom
    • Mother: Allen McBroom
    • Siblings: Landon McBroom
    • Children: Alaïa McBroom, Elle McBroom, Steel McBroom
  • Born Country: United States
  • Height: 5’9″ (175 cm)
  • U.S. State: California
  • Education: The Easton Washington University

Sports Career

Austin McBroom grew up with a passion for sports. He attended Campbell Hall School in California, where he played football, baseball, and basketball. He was a running back on the school’s football team and played shortstop on the baseball squad. Austin later excelled in basketball and continued to play the sport. Eventually, he emerged as a prominent basketball player as a guard on his school team. He ended his senior year with ‘Campbell,’ scoring an average of 25.1 points per game. He was later named to the ‘All-CIF Division 3AA’ first team.

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Social Media Career

Apart from being a professional basketball player, Austin McBroom is a social-media star, too. He owns the ‘YouTube’ channel, The ACE Family, in collaboration with his fiancée, Catherine Paiz. This is primarily a family vlogging channel where the “YouTuber” couple posts videos showcasing their lives. Austin initially began his social-media career by posting music videos and later turned to full-time vlogging. His videos have covered his proposal to his fiancée and their grand welcome of their daughter. They have shared many such beautiful moments from their lives. The channel has a few Q&A videos, pranks, and challenges, too. The channel presently has more than 19 million subscribers.

Austin McBroom is equally popular on Instagram and his Instagram handle has more than 6.8 million followers. He primarily posts family pictures on his Instagram handle.


On October 14, 2019, YouTuber, Cole Carrigan, accused Austin McBroom of raping a woman. Carrigan posted a video titled The Truth About the Ace Family, in which we alleged that McBroom raped a woman while his father and security guard were present in the same room. Austin McBroom and Catherine Paiz have denied these allegations.

Family & Personal Life

Austin McBroom was born on May 20, 1992, in Palmdale, California, US, to Allen and Michale McBroom. He has a younger brother named Landon, who is a sports trainer and a popular YouTuber. He has two stepbrothers, too.

Austin’s parents wanted to give him the best education possible. They also wanted Austin to grow up as an all-rounder. Thus, he was enrolled at ‘Campbell,’ where he got the best academic faculty and sports opportunities. He has studied in three universities across three different US states. He attended Central Michigan University, ‘Saint Louis University, and then graduated with a degree in communications from Eastern Washington University.

Austin got engaged to fitness model and Instagram star Catherine Paiz in August 2017. They have two daughters named Elle and Alaïa and a son named Steel.

His favorite drink is the red gummy smoothie from his favorite snack joint, ‘Jamba Juice.’

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