British TikToker, reality star, and podcast host Grace Keeling, better known online as G K Barry, shot to global fame overnight with her life vlogs on TikTok during the COVID-19 pandemic. She is equally popular on Instagram and YouTube. She manages her own podcast, Saving Grace, and has appeared on various shows, such as I'm a Celebrity...Get Me Out of Here! and Love Island: Aftersun.

Early Life

Grace Eleanor Keeling, better known online as G K Barry, is from Cambridge, England, and later moved to Nottingham. She attended a film course at the Nottingham Trent University (NTU) and then obtained a master's degree in digital marketing.

During her time at NTU, she worked on the set of Doctors, created clips for ShawMind and Nottinghamshire Police, and worked as an assistant on the sets of the Netflix movie Hood.

Back in July 2019, she began posting content on her Instagram account, while she became a regular on TikTok in April 2020, during eh COVID pandemic.

Social Media Career

Grace Keeling started posting on TikTok back during the COVID-19 lockdown. While she initially posted vlogs and stories updating her daily life, she later ventured into lifestyle and fashion commentary.

She chose the name GK Barry to hide her real identity. While GK comes from her initials, Barry is her friend Tatiana’s surname.

Grace reached 100,000 followers within just 5 months of launching her account and a million shortly after a year. She has also collaborated with fellow TikTokers Issy Oakley and Jack Pickering. One of her best-loved TikTok clips features a golf content creator. It went viral and fetched her more than 12 million views.

She appeared in the podcast Fellas in 2021. In April 2022, she started her own podcast, Saving Grace, where she was seen interviewing celebrities and influencers to chat about their lives. She has interviewed several top-notch public figures, such as Chloe Brockett, Calfreezy, and Allison Hammond.

She has also appeared in a host of shows, such as the series Locked In, I'm a Celebrity...Get Me Out of Here!, Love Island: Aftersun, CelebAbility, The Wheel, and The Weakest Link.

Grace is also popular on Instagram, where her account, gkbarry_, has fetched her thousands of followers. She has thousands of subscribers on YouTube too. She promotes brands such as PrettyLittleThing, and is managed by HLD Talent.

Family Life

She often features her mom on her TikTok account. It’s believed she has a boyfriend, as she often mentions that she is in a relationship. However, she has not yet revealed his identity.