Andrew B. Bachelor, better known by his online alias and persona King Bach, is a Canadian and American actor, comedian, and internet personality, known for being the most followed person on the video sharing service Vine. In his vines, Bachelor portrays an exuberant caricature of himself, King Bach, as well as other recurring cartoon-like characters.
Andrew B. Bachelor was born in Toronto, Ontario to Jamaican parents, both of whom are accountants. At the age of two, his family moved to West Palm Beach, Florida. Bachelor’s “strict” Caribbean parents raised him in a Christian household. He attended Coral Springs Charter School for both middle and high school. After graduating Bachelor enrolled at Florida State University, where he was a high jump star athlete. He graduated from Florida State University in 2010 with a Bachelor Degree of Science in Business Management. While at Florida State University, Bachelor became a member of Phi Beta Sigma fraternity. Afterwards he enrolled in a graduate program at New York Film Academy, but dropped out in his last semester because he wanted more options in life, and moved to Los Angeles. Bachelor has been noted to have a calm demeanor, contrasting with his exuberant persona portrayed on Vine.
Bachelor earned 16.1 million followers and over six billion loops on Vine, ranking first on the app for number of followers. He took the Vine follower leadership over in March 2015. Though best known for Vine, Bachelor is also known for his YouTube channel, BachelorsPadTv. The channel and its videos have been covered by several online publications, including FSU News. Bachelor has stated that he turned down most requests to upload sponsored vines.