Kevin Franke, born on October 09, 1978 is an American social media star, university professor, engineer who is known as the patriarch of the family in the YouTube channel titled 8 Passengers, with his wife named Ruby Franke. He is the civil engineering at the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering at Brigham Young University which is situated in Provo, Utah, United States. He worked as a professional geotechnical/earthquake engineering consultant for about 7 years. He came to fame in November 2018 as part of a Brigham Young University team consisting of him and a chemical engineering professor named John Hedengren. Together, they made a program that allowed drones to map their own routes and 3D image the whole city, making them self-flying.
Kevin Franke Family/Parents
Born in United States, his father’s name is Donald Franke.
Kevin Franke Affairs/Girlfriend/Spouse/Wife
He is married to Ruby Franke. Together, they run a family YouTube channel called 8 passengers. They have six children named Shari, Abby, Chad, Russell, Julie and Eve.
Profile / Wiki / Information
- Name: Kevin W. Franke
- Nickname: Kevin
- Birthday: October 09, 1978
- Age: 41 years old
- Gender: Male
- Birthplace: United States
- Current Residence: Springville, Utah, United States
- Education: Utah State University, University of Washington and Brigham Young University
- Profession: Social Media Star, Engineer, University Professor
- Nationality: American
- Ethnicity/Race: White
- Religion: Unknown
- Hair Color: Bald
- Eye Color: Blue
- Zodiac: Libra
- Wife/Spouse: He is married to Ruby Franke.
- Net Worth: 2 Million USD
- Height: 5 feet 10 inch or 178 cm
- Weight: 80 kg (176.50 lbs)
Trivia and Facts, you may not know about Kevin Franke
- One of the hardest things he had to face was selling the house he and her wife Ruby bought in Idaho, United States. It was in a good neighborhood but they were young and so the debt kept rising fast. After they sold it and paid off their debt and they rent a house in Utah, United States.
- Once, someone created an Instagram account under “8passengers_kevin” and tried to impersonate him. His son named Chad confirmed the account was fake.
- Kevin named their family van Yang and used to have a black truck that he named Yin.
- In August 2019, Kevin underwent a surgery that Ruby also underwent in the past. Ruby cried for 3 days straight and said it was the most painful surgery she experienced. Later, Kevin revealed that he had hemorrhoids removed.
- They also have their own website @ 8passengers.com.
- For more information about Kevin, contact him on LinkedIn and Instagram.