Zachary King (4. February 1991 in Portland, Oregon, USA) is an American artist and actor. He gained notoriety through his professionally rendered YouTube and Vine videos.
King grew up in Portland, Oregon. At the age of seven he filmed for the first time with a "Home Video Camera". At 14, he started with semi-professional video equipment to film videos and edit them. He graduated from Biola University in December 2012, Cinema and Media Arts Major. He married on December 28, 2014.
King launched his website, FinalCutKing.com, in 2008, selling training and tips on Final Cut Pro image editing software. At the same time, he gave more tutorials on the software on his YouTube channel. After that he gained an ever wider audience, he began to offer seminars in exchange for money.
In 2011, he posted a Star Wars- based video called Jedi Kittens on YouTube, which he coproduced. Within a few days it was searched millions of times. The sequel Jedi Kittens Strike Back was also clicked millions of times. YouTube honoured him as one of the most promising filmmakers in the US in 2013.
In September 2013, King joined the video portal Vine as a user. In doing so, he decided to intensively use this in the short term by creating the characteristic 6-second Vine clips. With the increasing response to his "Vines" he started to use the site intensively. After he gained popularity, he joined Ellen DeGeneres in January 2014 and created thereby more Vines. Since 2014 he has been producing commercially his video clips to make his living. In an interview with Independent he expressed that he wanted to be active in the professional field of the filmmaking in the future. King's short films made him appear in various multi-media platforms.