Chris Olsen

Chris Olsen is an actor and digital creator who rose to prominence in 2020 after joining TikTok, quickly becoming one of the most celebrated comedic voices on the platform. Chris is a proud member of both the AAPI and LGBTQ+ communities and is an outspoken mental health advocate. He is a classically trained actor and singer, receiving his BFA in Musical Theater from Boston Conservatory, and is passionate about fitness and his love for coffee.

Chris was honored on Variety’s 2022 Power of Pride list as a queer artist to know for his openness, honesty and visibility in the LGBTQ+ community. As a host, Chris served as co-host of the Oscars’ Red Carpet Experience in partnership with the Academy for their 94th awards ceremony, co-hosted the official red carpet livestream at the amfAR Gala Cannes, and hosted Variety’s 2022 Power of Young Hollywood event.

Raised in the Washington metropolitan area, Chris is bi-coastal and splits his time between Los Angeles and New York.