Owen Holt Biography

Meet Owen Holt, the renowned American TikTok star and winner of the first season of Next Influencer. With his comedic lip sync videos and creative transition content, he has captivated a massive fan base on TikTok. Known for his viral videos, one of his earliest hits was titled, “I Know She’s Not Super Famous, But Olivia Holt is My Cousin.”

Quick Facts

  • Age: 21 Years
  • Born Country: United States
  • U.S. State: Florida
  • Education: Lake Howell High School, University of Central Florida


Owen Holt’s social media journey began in 2018 when he posted a post on Instagram in Minneapolis. However, his social media career truly began with TikTok in 2019. Initially, he made the account just for fun and wasn’t planning on making any videos. It was his sister who recorded him lip syncing in the bathroom at night and uploaded the video. To his surprise, the video went viral overnight, titled “Today I Found Out My Brother is a Musical Genius!!! He Thought He Was Home Alone LMAO.” This viral video kickstarted Owen Holt’s regular content uploads on TikTok.

One of his videos titled “I Know She’s Not Super Famous, But Olivia Holt is My Cousin” quickly went viral and gained him a huge fan following. His TikTok account became the fourth fastest growing account on the platform, reaching 4 million followers by 2021. His Instagram account also started gaining followers, currently standing at over 122K followers. In January 2020, he started his YouTube channel, which now has more than 8K subscribers. His YouTube content includes challenges, house tours, surprising his best friend with his dream car, and outdoor adventures.

After gaining popularity on TikTok, Owen Holt joined Project 305, a content house with around 40 members. In 2020, he was selected as one of the eight members to be part of the reality TV show called Next Influencer, produced by Awesomeness TV. Owen Holt won the first season of Next Influencer and went on to host the second season in 2021. This show further boosted his TikTok following. He is also currently hosting Vibe Room, another reality television series produced by Awesomeness TV, alongside his co-host Markell Washington. In 2021, Owen Holt moved to Los Angeles to continue his social media career.

What Makes Owen Holt So Special

Owen Holt is loved by youngsters because of his down-to-earth personality. He respects people and avoids using cuss words in his content. His relatable content on various social media platforms has made him a role model for many young people.

Controversies & Scandals

In his two years of social media career, Owen Holt has not been involved in any serious controversies. However, the reality TV show Next Influencer, in which he participated, faced accusations of being scripted. Owen addressed these accusations on his YouTube channel, stating that the show was not scripted and that all the fights and plotting between the contestants were genuine.

Family & Personal Life

Owen Holt was born on May 15, 2002, in Orlando, Florida, USA. He grew up in Florida and attended Lake Howell High School. He graduated from high school in 2020 and got admission to the University of Central Florida, where he planned to study Marketing. Since moving to Los Angeles, it is unclear whether he will continue pursuing his college degree or not. The names and occupations of his parents are unknown, but he does have a sister. His TikTok content confirms that Olivia Holt, a singer and actress, is his older cousin. Despite being from Florida, Owen Holt is known for supporting the Philadelphia Eagles and Philadelphia 76ers.

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