- 1 Early life and family
- 2 Educational background
- 3 Career
- 4 Personal life, husband Bart Kwan, a famous YouTuber
- 5 Hobbies, favorite things and interesting facts
- 6 Appearance, clothing style
- 7 Net worth and salary
Geo Antoinette is a famous blogger, YouTuber and social media influencer. She married Bart Kwan, the co-creator of the popular YouTube channel “Just Kidding Films”, and has given birth to their son, Taika.
Early life and family
Geovanna Antoinette Carreno was born on 3 October 1983, in Monterey Park, California USA, so her zodiac sign is Libra and she holds American nationality. Geo shared that she had a hard childhood, as her parents were quite overbearing, sometimes not even letting her go for a walk, and having to stay at home for hours. Searching ways to entertain herself, Geo became quite creative, doing a lot of hand made and DIY things.
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Ugh why is it so fun to play around with makeup and clothes and accessories?!!! It’s like I let my multiple personalities come out and say hi haha. What should we name her? – For all my girl friends asking for make up deets: Eyes: @glamierre white glitter @tartecosmetics shadow in sleigh my name and button nose Lashes: @lashpoplashes in cantaloupe with me @nyxcosmetics blush in 01 glow Lips: @limecrimemakeup in bloodmoon Earrings haha from ASOS!
She shared their Mexican-styled house with two sisters and one brother. Geo was into sports, but admits that she played basketball because her height suited, joining her high school team, and so having a reason for staying out of her house; she also played volleyball.
Geo matriculated from her high school in 2001, then enrolled at California State University, graduating in 2005 with a BA in science. However, she didn’t find it attractive to work in a common job, so she followed her dream to become a social media influencer.
Just Kidding Films
In 2010 Geo joined the channel “Just Kidding Films” as an actress in their comedy sketches. Later she became the author and creator of the content. The channel grew rapidly and split into several sub-channels, which also soon gained a lot of attention from viewers. The main channel “Just Kidding Films” now has more than 1.62 million subscribers, with almost 600 videos uploaded, among the most popular being such comedy sketches as “Real Couples: Sex feat. Olivia Thai” uploaded in 2011, “S*** Asian Moms Say” (2012), and “S*** Asian Dads Say” (2012), all with over 10 million views. Overall income of the channel is estimated to be around $54,000.
Another channel called “Just Kidding News” is now even more popular than the main channel, and has almost two million subscribers, and provides satirical discussion of the hottest news the viewers send them, on over 7,000 videos uploaded. Overall net worth of the channel is estimated to be around $2.2 million, as it brings around $35,000 per month.
Another channel from the conglomerate is called “Just Kidding Party”, with over 1.05 million subscribers, and mostly consists of prank videos, challenges and fun short films; the net worth of this channel is estimated to be over $165,000.
Bart & Geo YouTube channel
In March 2010 Geo created her own YouTube channel called “Geovanna Antoinette”, which was later transformed into their family YouTube channel for her and her husband Bart Kwan. The couple share hundreds of personal videos, highlighting their daily routine, travelling, working and parenting their son, Taika Octavius Kwan. The channel has more than 830,000 subscribers, and brings Geo and Bart around $4,000 per month with the overall net worth of $255,000.
Commercial contracts and modelling
After joining the creative team of “Just Kidding Films”, Geo soon became a popular social media influencer, and started getting commercial contracts. One of her partners is VerbEnergy, the company which produces green tea caffeinated energy bars.
Geo is also an ambassador of NYX cosmetics. On her Instagram account Geo shares her outfit details in her “Outfit Of The Day” posts, tagging all the brands of her clothes, many of which are sponsored or provided by the stores. Geo also tried herself as an actress, appearing in the short movie “She Has A Boyfriend” (2015). She was also one of the producers of the film “The Monster” in 2016.
Restaurant Sip Matcha (now renamed to Junbi Matcha)
Geo owns a restaurant of eco food and drinks – at Sip Matcha they cook and serve matcha tea with various toppings and added ingredients (berries, roasted marshmallows, etc.), along with some healthy snacks, such as rice balls with salmon, eggs or vegetables.
They also serve soft ice-cream; one of the most popular flavors in their restaurant is black sesame. The restaurant has been renamed to Junbi Matcha, as it now co-operates with Junbi’s Westwood shop of tea drinks.
Geo is a certified fitness instructor. Along with her husband Bart, she founded Barbell Brigade Gym, located in Downtown Los Angeles (DTLA). They also launched the fitness apparel line “Barbell Brigade”, and sell fitness clothes and equipment online.
Personal life, husband Bart Kwan, a famous YouTuber
Geo met her future husband Bart Kwan when she started working on the “Just Kidding Films” YouTube channel. They dated for a couple of years, and eventually married on 9 September 2015 in a private ceremony in Hawaii.
On 30 January 2017 Geo and Bart announced that they were expecting a baby., and after some alarms, Geo gave birth to their son Taika Octavius Kwan on 1 September 2017. They keep sharing the details of their parenting routine on their YouTube channel “Bart & Geo”, their Instagram accounts and even on Taika’s own Instagram profile, which of course is managed by his mother.
Who is Bart Kwan?
Bart Kwan is a popular American YouTuber, who was born on 18 November 1985, in California USA. Just as his wife, Geo, Bart had a difficult childhood. but the reason for his blues was different – his parents divorced when he was six years old.
Even though he now has a very close and warm relationship with both of his parents, he tried to escape from severe reality by developing his comedic skills. He spent hours in front of the camera as a kid, and filmed short funny scenes, making faces and improvising jokes. Bart later shared that this experience helped him a lot to develop as a creative personality, and keep his mind safe from the suffering after his parents’ divorce.
Bart wanted to become a doctor, but after his graduation he joined US Marine Corps. After that he started his YouTube career, as he still believed in his comedic skills.
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Along with his old friend Joe Jo, Bart created the YouTube channel called “Just Kidding Films”. Along with his online activities he enjoys playing music, as he can play the drums and guitar.
Hobbies, favorite things and interesting facts
Geo has two dogs named Fawn and Meatloaf. When Geo started living with Bart, he brought his dog named Tyson to their mutual house, owned for more than 15 years – Tyson passed away a few days after Geo and Bart’s wedding. Geo and her husband like swimming in both pools and open waters. From her childhood she can play the piano, mandolin, guitar and flute.
Appearance, clothing style
Geo has long dark brown hair and hazel eyes. She is 5ft 11ins (1.8m) tall and weighs around 140lbs (64kgs). As to her clothing style, she likes combining different styles, mostly sport and casual, though she also likes wearing long feminine dresses and short skirts, often in her favorite colors of pink and blue.
Net worth and salary
As of 2020, Geo’s net worth is estimated to be around $1.6 million, while her husband’s net worth is reported to be around $2 million. Geo also benefits from her Instagram account, getting up to $2,700 per sponsored post.