LUUK VAN LEEUWEN

ABOUT

Luuk van Leeuwen (1999) - also known as Akaluuk on TikTok -  is a multi talented youngster as he is a content creator, actor, presenter, director and writer.

In 2015, Luuk made his debut on Dutch television by presenting two seasons of the EO youth program ‘Hip voor Nop’ on Zapp. In 2017 his acting career was fuelled by roles in ‘Spangas’ and ‘Het Klokhuis’. In 2018, Luuk played the role of Mees Maes in the Dutch TV show ‘GTST’ and he won the Kunstbende Film Award for his own directed, written and produced IFFR screened film ‘Ikigai’. Last year Luuk appeared as lead in ‘Verborgen Verhalen’, had a role in ‘De 12 Van Schouwendam’ and the British feature indie film ‘The Victorians’ and directed several short films. In 2022 he appeared in the first Dutch TikTok series called  'Outer Space' too. Lately he has been focusing on both AR and content creating on Instagram and TikTok under the alias @Akaluuk. Luuk is also part of the Snapchat Official Lens Creator group, a very exclusive community of Snapchat which only has about 100 members worldwide. Today's Luuk main platform as content creator is TikTok, where his following is growing with more than 30.000 new followers every month. In 2022 he got nominated for the Social Awards and a Tina Award in the category 'Best New Talent' and 'Online Star', which marked his growing appearance on social media even more. Since his popularity on TikTok Luuk is doing campaigns with brands such as Amazon Prime, Calvin Klein, Jumbo, Gamma and happn both before and behind the camera.