Robby Novak

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Robby Novak
Kid President in White House 2013 Easter Egg Roll Promo.jpg
Novak as Kid President in 2013
Born (2004-01-26) January 26, 2004 (age 15)
Years active2012–2016; 2019–present
Known forKid President

Robby Novak (born January 26, 2004) is an American personality best known for portraying Kid President on YouTube and on television.[1] He is featured in a series of YouTube videos and in a television show, produced by actor Rainn Wilson, and SoulPancake. Novak's first YouTube clip as Kid President, written and directed by his brother-in-law Brad Montague, was uploaded in the summer of 2012 and subsequently published on SoulPancake's YouTube channel in October 2012.[2] Novak was featured in a television show on Hub Network called Kid President: Declaration of Awesome in the summer of 2014.[3][4]In October 2019, the first episode of a new YouTube series titled Are We There Yet? was uploaded on SoulPancake's YouTube channel.[5] The series will show Novak and Montague's trip around the United States in which they meet children who are trying to "make the world a little more awesome".[6][5]

Personal life[edit]

Novak has osteogenesis imperfecta, which makes him susceptible to bone damage. Because of his condition, he has had physical challenges.[7][8][9][10][11] His brother-in-law, Brad Montague, created the Kid President character and wrote each episode of the series.


  1. ^ Montague, Brad; Mystal, Ele; Etterling, Mark; Young, Yolanda (February 14, 2013). "Kid President Robby Novak Brings Joy To Millions". Huffington Post (Interview). Interviewed by Abby Huntsman. Archived from the original on October 6, 2014. Retrieved October 1, 2014.
  2. ^ "Kid President". TED. Retrieved October 1, 2014.
  3. ^ Williams, Ashley (April 2, 2014). "Kid President unveils plans for new show in Hub Network". USA Today. Retrieved October 1, 2014.
  4. ^ "Kid President". TED. Retrieved April 12, 2018.
  5. ^ a b Weiss, Geoff (October 1, 2019). "Kid President Returns To YouTube In Motivational Travel Series 'Are We There Yet?'". Archived from the original on October 5, 2019. Retrieved October 5, 2019.
  6. ^ What Happened to Kid President? | Kid President Travel Show E1, retrieved October 5, 2019
  7. ^ Branch, Chris (February 2, 2015). "Kid President's Advice For Handling Bullies". The Huffington Post. Retrieved August 12, 2016.
  8. ^ "The inspiring life of the "Kid President"". CBS News. Retrieved September 22, 2014.
  9. ^ Coffey, Laura. "'Kid President,' 9, is on a mission: To make grown-ups less boring". Today. Retrieved September 22, 2014.
  10. ^ Clifford, Catherine. "How 'Kid President' Robby Novak's Viral Videos Are Bringing More Awesome Into the World". Entrepreneur. Retrieved September 22, 2014.
  11. ^ Montague, Brad. "Who We Are". Kid President. Retrieved December 27, 2014.