Anna Akana, Girl With Shining Eyes !! From Viral Instagram Posts to Dream life: Everything wanted to Know !!
Anna Akana is a YouTuber, actress, and filmmaker. She has over 2 million subscribers on YouTube and is known for her candid vlogs, sketches, and web series. Akana has also starred in major films such as Ant-Man and the Wasp (2018) and Pacific Rim: Uprising (2018).Anna Akana was born on August 18, 1989, in San Francisco, California. Her parents are both of Japanese descent. When she was just five years old, her father passed away from cancer. This tragedy had a profound impact on Akana and she has since become an advocate for mental health awareness.
After completing high school, Akana moved to Los Angeles to pursue a career in acting. She started out by making YouTube videos as a way to connect with other aspiring filmmakers. Her YouTube channel quickly gained popularity and, in 2012, she won a Streamy Award for Best First Person Series.
Akana has since gone on to star in a number of films and television shows. She has also directed and produced her own short films, including The Memory Thief (2013) and Everything Before Us (2015).In recent years, Akana has been outspoken about the need for more representation of Asian American women in Hollywood.