Who is Kio Cyr?
Kio Cyr was born in British Columbia, Canada, on 5 September 2000 – his zodiac sign is Virgo, and he holds Canadian nationality. He’s a YouTuber, social media star and a model, who’s perhaps known best for his TikTok account, which is today followed by nearly 10 million people, while he’s amassed close to 500 million likes of all his videos combined. He’s mostly been focused on uploading videos which feature him dancing and lip syncing, while now into uploading videos which feature him and his girlfriend taking part in various activities together.
Early life and education
Kio was raised in British Columbia by his French Canadian father and his Thai mother; nothing is known about his parents, however, it’s said that his father’s a businessman, and that his mother’s a high school teacher.
Kio hasn’t mentioned having any siblings, which is probably why most people believe him to be an only child.
He grew up being interested in soccer, and became a competitive player upon enrolling at a local high school; Kio competed in several tournaments with his team, and hoped that he would eventually go professional, however, once his career on the internet took off, he chose to focus on it, and left soccer behind him. He was into several other activities during his four years at high school, including playing basketball, acting with the school’s drama club, and dancing.
Upon matriculating in 2019, Kio chose not to pursue a college degree.
Kio launched his YouTube channel on 24 March 2013, and has since amassed close to 400,000 subscribers, and nearly 10 million views of all his videos combined. He’s mostly focused on uploading videos which feature him talking about his everyday life, but also likes to pull pranks, do challenges and review products. Following are three of Kio’s most popular YouTube videos, which have helped him gain many subscribers.
His #1 video “Scaring my girlfriend and Charli D’Amelio with a HUGE snake!” has been watched nearly 2.5 million times since 19 June 2020 – the title’s quite self-explanatory. It’s widely believed that it’s Charlie D’Amelio being featured in the video that has helped it gain so many views, as she’s amongst the most popular TikTokers in the world today, with nearly 130 million followers on her account.
Kio’s second most watched video, “IM DATING A MODEL???”, has been viewed over a million times since 3 March 2020, and features him and Olivia Ponton addressing the rumors of them dating.
His third most popular video – “Went to Florida to see my girlfriend” – has been watched more than a million times since 27 May 2020, and features Kio travelling to Florida to meet Olivia Ponton, his now former girlfriend.
Kio is quite popular on Instagram, and is today followed by nearly 2.5 million people, while he’s uploaded close to 100 pictures onto the network. He’s revealed a lot about himself in these pictures, including that he’s a very good dancer in styles such as salsa and tango, and has been practicing since he was six years old.
He’s also revealed that he’s a fashionista, and that he goes shopping for clothes every week, which also makes him a bit of a shopaholic.
He launched his Twitter account in August 2014, and has since amassed over a million followers, while he’s tweeted nearly 1,500 times; Kio mostly writes about his everyday activities, as well as about his opinion on various matters, while he also uploads the same pictures which can be found on his Instagram account.
He has a Facebook page, but it’s only followed by over 200 people; his most recent update was on 5 June 2020.
Since 2020, Kio has been a member of Sway House, a group of social media stars who are living together.
The project was launched in 2019 by the YouTuber, social media star and director Nick Bean, who asked several people signed to the agency TalentX Entertainment, to live and create content together.
There are today 32 teenagers living and working together in a mansion in Bel Air, Los Angeles, California, including Bryce Hall, Jaden Hossler and Anthony Reeves.
Love life and dating
In 2020, Kio began dating Olivia Ponton, a social media star and model from Naples, Florida USA who’s two years his junior. Olivia is today followed by nearly four million people on Instagram, while she’s uploaded over 500 pictures onto the network, the majority of which have been taken during her everyday life, and her modelling photoshoots.
Kio and Olivia collaborated on many videos prior to their break-up by the end of the same year.
For close to a year now, Kio has been in a relationship with Amanda Diaz, a popular YouTuber and a social media star, who is the same age as Kio; her eponymous YouTube channel is today subscribed to by more than 500,000 people, while her Instagram account is followed by over a million people. Amanda can be seen featured in many of Kio’s YouTube and TikTok videos – the two have also uploaded many pictures featuring themselves together, onto their Instagram accounts.
As of November 2021, Kio’s in a relationship with Amanda Diaz, hasn’t married, and doesn’t have children.
Hobbies and other interests
Kio’s a huge dog-lover, and his pet Doberman dog can be seen featured in many of his Instagram pictures. He also likes other animals, and today supports the organization People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA).
Kio is physically quite active, and has several training sessions at the gym each week; he has a muscular body, and has stated that swimming and playing sports has also helped him shape his figure.
Summer is his favorite season, as he loves playing beach soccer and volleyball with his friends, while he also enjoys sun tanning and going yachting.
He’s a huge fan of muscle cars, and has recently purchased a Mustang.
Kio enjoys watching movies late at night, and his favorite actors and actresses are Mel Gibson, Anne Hathaway and Scarlett Johansson, while a couple of his favorite movies are “Braveheart”, “One Day” and “Black Widow”.
Age, height and net worth
Kio’s age is 21. He has short brown hair and brown eyes, his height is 5ft 8ins (1.73m) and he weighs around 150lbs (70kgs).
As of November 2021, his net worth has been estimated at over $250,000.