Originally from Kansas, Kalen Allen has enjoyed a meteoric rise. With over 600 million cross-platform views of his original content, Kalen has become one of the internet’s most well-known personalities for his “Kalen Reacts” videos. In 2017, the viral video clips caught the attention of Ellen DeGeneres, garnering him a position as a featured contributor on The Ellen DeGeneres Show and his very own weekly news series for Ellen’s digital platforms, titled “OMKalen,” where he reacts to some of the most eye-popping, hilarious, and trending stories of the week. On the acting front, Kalen made his acting debut opposite Seth Rogen in Sony’s “An American Pickle,” based on the 2013 New Yorker novella Sell Out. Kalen graduated from Temple University with a Bachelors of Arts in Theatre in 2018 and is now based in Los Angeles.