Robby Novak

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Robby Novak
Kid President in White House 2013 Easter Egg Roll Promo.jpg
Robby Novak as the Kid President in the White House 2013 Easter Egg Roll
Born2004 (age 10–11)
Henderson, Tennessee
NationalityAmerican
Other namesKid President
Years active2012 — present
Known forYouTube clips
Website
kidpresident.com
 
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Robby Novak
Kid President in White House 2013 Easter Egg Roll Promo.jpg
Robby Novak as the Kid President in the White House 2013 Easter Egg Roll
Born2004 (age 10–11)
Henderson, Tennessee
NationalityAmerican
Other namesKid President
Years active2012 — present
Known forYouTube clips
Website
kidpresident.com

Robby Novak (born 2004)[1] is an actor best known for portraying the character Kid President online and on television.[2] He has a series of YouTube videos and a television show, produced by Soul Pancake. The concept of Kid President was designed by Freed-Hardeman University as a promotional character for the school's annual benefit dinner.[3] Novak's first YouTube clip as Kid President, designed in collaboration with his older brother, was published in October 2012.[4] Novak has featured in a television show on Hub Network called Kid President: Declaration of Awesome in summer 2014.[5]

Novak suffers from osteogenesis imperfecta (also known as "brittle bone disease"), which makes him susceptible to bone damage. He has experienced over 70 fractures.[6][7][8][9]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "5 Things Kid President Robby Novak Knows for Sure". O, The Oprah Magazine (Harpo, Inc). August 2013. Retrieved 12 October 2014. 
  2. ^ Montague, Brad; Mystal, Elie; Etterling, Mark; Young, Yolanda (14 February 2013). Kid President Robby Novak Brings Joy To Millions. Interview with Abby Huntsman. Huffington Post. Retrieved 1 October 2014. 
  3. ^ "Kid President to Appear on Today Show Wednesday" (Press release). Henderson, Tennessee. Freed-Hardeman University. January 29, 2013. Retrieved 1 October 2014. 
  4. ^ "Kid President". TED. Retrieved 1 October 2014. 
  5. ^ Williams, Ashley (2 April 2014). "Kid President unveils plans for new show on Hub Network". USA Today. Retrieved 1 October 2014. 
  6. ^ "The inspiring life of the "Kid President"". CBS News. Retrieved 22 September 2014. 
  7. ^ Coffey, Laura. "'Kid President,' 9, is on a mission: To make grown-ups less boring". Today. Retrieved 22 September 2014. 
  8. ^ Clifford, Catherine. "How 'Kid President' Robby Novak's Viral Videos Are Bringing More Awesome Into the World". Entrepreneur. Retrieved 22 September 2014. 
  9. ^ Montague, Brad. "Who We Are". Kid President. Retrieved 27 December 2014.