Shaylyn Gimby (a.k.a. Kyente) has been working in entertainment for almost a decade. Starting out as an actor, he found himself longing for a more permanent spot in the business. In 2014 he discovered the live-streaming website Twitch and was instantly immersed in the world of online broadcasting. His high energy, physical comedy and musical improv skills set him apart from the crowd, gaining him tens of thousands of followers.
In 2015, Shaylyn quit his job in finance and became a full-time Twitch partner. He also runs Twitch Winnipeg, a community meet-up group attended by hundreds of Manitobans Shaylyn’s work has taken him from coast to coast internationally. He has found success in an increasingly over saturated market and has worked his way up to being an established online broadcaster in North America.
Come to FanQuest June 23 & 24 to meet Kyente and talk to him about his career as an online content creator and Twitch streamer. Get your tickets here!