Who is JianHao Tan?
JianHao Tan is a Singaporean YouTuber, actor who is famous in Asia. In his YouTube videos, he pokes fun at locals, empathizes with students, and delivers relationship advice, best known for his class T1T5 videos.
Birth Place: JianHao was born in Singapore, but thanks to his father’s occupation in Foreign Service, JianHao spent most of his childhood and teenage years overseas.
Country: He soon left the country at 8 years old to study in Cambodia for 6 years, then later in Vietnam for five years.
Education: He completed Primary 1 in Singapore at Radin Mas grade school where he was reportedly the highest student. He was then a student at the International School of Phnom Penh and later enrolled within the United Nations International School of Hanoi. Hao completed his degree from the United Nations International School of Hanoi in 2011. He decided to pursue a career on YouTube after serving two years of national service within the army.
Career as Youtuber: jianHao started a YouTube channel called ‘Teenageguruz’ with two of his schoolmates in United Nations International School of Hanoi, Nguyen Hoang Anh, and Le Tuan Anh. They wanted to use YouTube as a platform to offer practical advice for the younger students in their school.
Further Education: After completing their studies, Nguyen Hoang Anh and Le Tuan Anh decided to further their studies in several countries. Jianhao postponed his studies and continued to develop the YouTube channel after he completed service in Singapore.
Company: In July 2014, JianHao officially registered his media company under the name ‘The JianHao Tan Co.’ which he later changed to ‘Titan Digital Media Pte Ltd’. The media company provides a variety of selling services from creating advertorial content on social media platforms to recruiting talents for campaigns. The corporate has worked with notable brands like Apple, Disney, and AirAsia. As of June 2, 2020, Titan Digital Media features a combined reach of over six million subscribers across its YouTube channels and over four million followers on Instagram.
The JianHao brand has also expanded to incorporate the subsequent YouTube channels:
THE IN CENTRAL
These channels cover gaming, female-centric content, newsworthy incidents, and kid-friendly content respectively. These channels and their talents are managed by Titan Digital Media, JianHao’s media company.
Relationship: Tan married Debbie Soon in May 2019, after a three-year relationship. They have a daughter named Starley.
Social Service: Tan created The JianHao Tan Foundation in 2015. By 2019, the inspiration had donated over $5,000 worth of food and toys to Thuy An Village, Vietnam
Marriage: In 2019, Tan’s wedding proposal video was YouTube’s most-watched creator videos in Singapore. Also in 2019, Tan launched a crowdfunding campaign to fund S$500,000 for a future movie set within the Titan Academy universe. The campaign received feedback from the general public because it was deemed as targeting a non-financially independent audience. Tan terminated the campaign and stated that the movie would be funded by himself.