Kevin Kreider is probably not a multi-millionaire like his Bling Empire buddies, however he is one of many present’s breakout stars as a result of so many individuals relate to him. In accordance with his website, the profitable — and cute — actuality star has modeled for Males’s Well being and Males’s Health. As you possibly can see from his Instagram account, Kreider boasts a fierce six-pack. (You are welcome.) However it was a wrestle to get to his present place within the highlight.
The South Korean-born star was adopted on the age of three by a white American household, and grew up in Philadelphia, the place he was severely bullied as a result of he was skinny and Asian, and struggled with vanity and confidence. In 2014, Kreider was recognized with Alopecia Areata as a result of stress. Opening up about his journey in his “Redefining Asian Masculinity” TEDx Talk in 2018, he mentioned, “I think about a world the place Asian males can … be seen as cool, attractive, enjoyable, identical to every other race.”
Fortunately, a heartfelt Instagram put up shared in December 2020 revealed that Kreider was heading in the right direction. “[On] December thirteenth, I celebrated 5 years of sobriety,” he wrote partly. “A lot has occurred in 5 years, I not solely survived, however thrived throughout a worldwide pandemic. I went from worry of funds and broke to being able to make a dwelling by solely doing what I really like. I moved from Philly to LA, a spot I by no means thought I might be capable of name house.”