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Who Is Austin Owen? Everything You Need to Know About Gary Owen’s Son

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Austin Owen is a star kid who came into the light as the son of Gary Owen, the stand-up comedian and an actor. Austin’s father initially served in the U.S. Navy but later started performing stand-up side by side. After a year of performing, the military-turned-comedian was named “Funniest Serviceman in America.” In addition, Owen, 47 also worked in numerous movies such as Daddy Day Care and College as well.

Besides, Austin has likewise inherited his father’s comedic prowess, following the same career path as his dad. The young boy already did a few stand-up shows in the past as well.

Well, in this article, let us try to explore more about Austin’s life including his parents’ interracial marriage, college, and siblings!

How Old is Austin Owen? His Childhood and Academic Details

Owen’s age is 20 in 2021. He was born on 27th November 2000, in Los Angeles, California. Spending most part of his early life in Los Angeles, Austin then moved to the city of Ohio with his family.

Besides, talking about his academic qualification, Owen now studies at a school called Heritage High School.

How Long Had His Parents Been Married?

His parents tied the knot back on 19h July 2003. Their wedding ceremony took place in Oakland, California. Gary and Kenya wed in the presence of their family members and friends. Besides, the bride opted for a white gown while the groom wore a sky blue suit.

Austin's father and mother.
Austin’s parents were on their wedding day.
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As for their first meeting, they first crossed their paths outside Sunset Boulevard, The Comedy Club back in the late 1990s. But, the two didn’t click instantly as they only began dating after they met for the second time at the same place.

However, their matrimonial relationship couldn’t be last long as they divorced in March 2021. According to TMZ, Kenya filed for divorce from her husband, citing irreconcilable differences as the reason behind their split.

According to the docs, obtained by the tabloid, Kenya also sought $44,000 a month in spousal support.

His Ethnicity

Austin is biracial as his father is a Caucasian, whereas, his mother is an Afro-America. He belongs to American nationality.

Austin Grew Up with His Sister

He has a younger sister, Kennedy Owen, born on 3rd July 2002, in Los Angeles, California. Both of the Owen siblings attended Heritage High School. Austin’s sista now studies at North Carolina A&T State University. After her college acceptance, Kennedy’s father took to Instagram to announce the happy news.


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Austin Owen Has  a Half-Brother Too

He has an older half-brother named Emilio William Toliver. Born on 18th Jan 1991, Emilio is the son of Kenya and her ex-partner Emilio Toliver Sr. The Oakland, California native went to Lakota West High School. He then attended the Art Institute of Ohio-Cincinnati.

Austin with his family members.
Austin has two siblings including one half-brother.
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Both Austin and Kennedy are quite close with their half-brother.

Austin Owen Stand-Up Comedy

Being the son of one of the accomplished and stylish stand-up comedians, Austin seems following the same career path. Back in June 2018, the promising talent performed stand-up for the first time at Tommy T’s Comedy Clubs, in Pleasanton, California. Although the star kid looked nervous initially, the talent Austin showcased later on the stage was quite impressive and full of applause.

Here is the video, have a look!

His father later revealed in one of his YouTube videos that Austin never took any advice from him before doing stand-up on stage. He said,

“my son who’s never been on stage never told a real joke in his life wrote his own set.”

The comedian added,

“I didn’t write any jokes for him the only thing I did was He came to me and asked me some advice like dad what do you think I should do to get the crowd on my side.”

His Mother is a Businesswoman

Austin’s mother Kenya owns Premier Sports and Corporate Travel, LLC, the Domestic Limited Liability Company. It was formed on 20th March 2009. In addition, Kenya is a sporadical actress with a few acting credits.

What is Austin Owen Net Worth?

His net worth is $100,000 in 2021. In the meantime, Owen’s father Gary has a $3 million net worth. His comedy and acting career play a key role to boost his fortune. Over the years, Gary has already worked in a number of TV shows and movies. Most notably, the talented entertainer popped up in The Gary Owen Show, TBS show House of Payne, Daddy Day Care, and Hillbilly Highway.

Does Austin Owen have a Girlfriend?

Owen has remained tight-lipped when it comes to his love life. No online sources have yet to make any confirmation whether Owen does have a girlfriend or remains single in the dating department.