UTA Signs Viner Lance Stewart, YouTube Stars Skyy John, Rahat Hossain (Exclusive)
Hossain is best known for videos of magic tricks and pranks on his YouTube channel MagicofRahat.
UTA has bolstered its roster of talent with three new social media stars.
The agency has signed Viner Lance Stewart, YouTube comedian Skyy John and online prankster Rahat Hossain.
Stewart, known on Vine as Lance210, is a comedian and prankster with 5.6 million followers and 3.4 billion loops for his videos, which frequently feature his sister and other family members. He also has 1.6 million followers on Instagram and 5.5 million likes on Facebook. Stewart continues to be repped by manager Larry Shapiro.
John has made a name for himself on YouTube as the Tipsy Bartender with 2.4 million subscribers to his drink tutorials. Originally from the Bahamas, he began taking bartending classes in Los Angeles and found a niche for himself creating comedic bartending videos online.
Hossain began posting magic and card trick videos to his YouTube channel eight years ago. Today, MagicofRahat has 4.1 million subscribers and has branched out into prank videos. His most popular video is "Drive Thru Invisible Driver Prank," which has 43 million views. His videos have been featured on Good Morning America and The Ellen DeGeneres Show, among others. Hossain is repped by the law firm Ginsburg Daniels LLP.
They join a growing roster of digital talent at UTA, including Justine Ezarik, Shane Dawson and Lele Pons.