Professional gamer Ken Hoang is one of the contestants of the reality series Survivor: Gabon. A native of Westminster, California, he was born on October 10, 1985. The “King of Smash,” as he is known in the gaming community, has been around the world playing in different gaming competitions, and is the current Smash Brothers Melee champion. He also has a strong passion for art, an interest he’s willing to pursue in college. And he’s already climbed Japan’s Mt. Fuji at age 20.
Despite looking otherwise, Ken sees Survivor as a great opportunity. He’s been a Survivor fan for the longest time, having been introduced to the show by his sister; now he and his siblings bond over the show. His physical prowess and his calculating mind could get him to the top in the competition.