There is almost an endless form of expression in the modern world, with different social media platforms springing up to help people express different parts of themselves. For over a decade, YouTube has been one of the leading platforms for human expressions and as a result, a number of personalities have become internet stars, one of them being Miles McKenna, who own the channel, MilesChronicles.
Miles McKenna started his channel to deal with the emotional rollercoaster of being transgender and gay, and through his videos where he talks about his truth, has built a channel with over a million subscribers and several million views.
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 the 2nd of November 1995 in Los Angeles, California as Amanda McKenna. Not much is known about his birth parents or siblings, and overall, his childhood life. Born a girl, Miles McKenna struggled as one, feeling uncomfortable in his body, including a deep attraction to girls that went against what majority grew up to believe to be the norm.
It was a struggle that Miles McKenna couldn’t shake with each passing year and finally decided to do something about it. He began making videos on the internet, starting from Vimeo where he began uploading comedic videos. Soon, he gained a decent small following and moved to YouTube.
His first channel on YouTube was created in 2007 and he used the channel until 2012 when he finally created is globally known MilesChronicles account.
Miles McKenna waited a month before posting his first video, A Whole New World. Since then, he has developed the channel into a platform for various members of the LGBTQ community to express themselves.
On the channel, he has a number of different videos, including a series, Hella Gay. The series, Hella Gay, features Miles McKenna and other guests discussing challenges and topics of the LGBTQ community, with issues such as coming out online and to friends and family, embracing one’s identity and others. The series lasted for a couple of seasons.
Since he created his channel, he has amassed over one million subscribers and has over 140 million video views. His popularity and influence have also helped him achieve certain milestones like going on a national tour with over 35 shows.
Miles, who is also an actor, has also appeared in a couple of movies and TV shows, like Guilty Party where he played the characters, Alex and Dan Rolland. He also appeared in All Night and in the movie, Good Girls Get High, where he played a pizza guy, named Pizza Ken.
Some of his popular videos include How To Come Out To Homophobic/Transphobic Family, So I’m Trans, I Waxed Off My Eyebrows and a couple more others.
Other than YouTube, Miles McKenna also has a significant presence on other social media platforms like Instagram, Twitter, and Facebook. He is also a competent drums player and owns a pet albino corn snake. His pets also include a fish he named after himself.
When you are going through a monumental life decision like transitioning from one gender to another, having a supportive family to guide you and be there for you through it is always an important factor and that is something Miles McKenna has enjoyed from his family members.
Other than the fact that he has a brother, named Alex Aks, we have very little information about the details of Miles McKenna’s family members. He is believed to have been born into a traditional family of a man and a woman.
Miles McKenna’s Girlfriend
Following the completion of his transition, Miles McKenna has been able to explore his attraction for women without the judgment of being going against traditional norms.
While we have little in the way of details about his relationship history, so far, we only know that he was once in a relationship with a fellow YouTuber, Amy Ordman and they were together for a significant period until January 2017, when they announced they broke up.
Miles McKenna is a good-looking young man who has a height of 5 feet 9 inches and a bodyweight of 65 kg. Not much is known about the other measurements of his body but he is also known to have regularly dyed hair and green colored eyes.