|Florian Kohler Quick Info|
|Height||5 ft 10 in|
|Date of Birth||July 10, 1988|
Florian ‘Venom’ Kohler is a renowned World Artistic Pool Champion, holder of many Guinness World Record titles, and several times winner of World Cup of Trick Shot. He is known for developing the Mezz massé cue trick shots. He was also a quarterfinalist on the show France Got Talent. He shares his trick shots on his YouTube channel, Venom Trickshots, and has earned over 120 million views. Raised in Eastern France, he is also a licensed optician.
Florian Kohler completed his high school in 2006, from Lycèe Episcopal de Zillisheim in France, specializing in science. He then studied medicine and joined an optician college in 2008 and graduated in 2010. He also attended an English college for a year from 2010 to 2011.
Professional Artistic Pool Player
Florian Kohler is managed by Phil Rosen, Talent Manager, The Insiders – Las Vegas, Nevada, U.S.
Rasson Billiards, Simonis, Mezz Cues, Kamui Tips, Aramith Billiard Balls, APA, PoolDawg
5 ft 10 in or 178 cm
66 kg or 145.5 lbs
Girlfriend / Spouse
Florian Kohler has dated –
- Iana Kohler (2016-Present) – In 2016, Florian married Iana Kohler. Florian has taught Iana to play artistic pool and she has appeared in his videos a few times. She is also known as the Venomette. They have a daughter named Chrissy.
Race / Ethnicity
Dark Brown (Natural)
He tends to dye his hair ‘blonde’.
- Wide forehead
- Keeps a short spiky hairstyle
- Wears rectangular rimmed glasses
Florian Kohler has endorsed brands like –
- Kamui Brand
- D-13 Ultimate Game Room Décor
He has also been featured in commercials for –
- William Wolf Whisky
- Universe shirts
Best Known For
- Developing the Mezz massé cue which is used for performing trick shots and for which he has been given the name Venom
- His amazing billiard talent and performing trick shots. He shares tutorials on pool tricks and competition videos on his YouTube channel, titled Venom Trickshots, which has been gaining steady popularity and has crossed over 800k subscribers.
- Winning many international titles including World Cup of Trick Shots in Connecticut, U.S.(2012), Special Art Trick Shots World Championship in Las Vegas, U.S. (2013), and Korean Trick Shot Challenge in Seoul, South Korea (2014)
First Artistic Pool Show
In 2008, he gave his first artistic pool show in France.
Florian Kohler spends most of his time practicing pool and normally practices for 8 hours a day. On weekends, he goes for a run or does a few exercises.
As for his diet, he tries to eat as healthy as possible and avoids eating out.
Florian Kohler Favorite Things
- Part Of Performing Live – Seeing people’s reaction when he succeeds with a crazy shot.
Source – CrazyAboutPool.wordpress.com
Florian Kohler Facts
- He grew up in Eastern France.
- He is a licensed optician.
- He developed an interest in playing pool after he received a 6-foot mini-pool table for his 18th birthday.
- His greatest influencers of the game include Mike Massey and Semih Sayginer.
- In 2007, he shared his first trick shot video on YouTube.
- In November 2008, he participated in his first international competition in Hartford, Connecticut, U.S.
- In 2009, he participated in the TV show France Got Talent and reached the quarterfinals.
- In 2010, he released his first DVD on Venom Trick shots.
- He is the first person to achieve a double, triple, and quadruple massé trick shot.
- He is the youngest player to ever win an Artistic Cup.
- He is the youngest trick shot pool player to be featured on ESPN.
- He is also the youngest trick shot artist to release a best-selling DVD.
- In 2011, he became the developer for the new MA-FK1 Mezz cue and has also invented more than 1000 new trick shots.
- In July 2013, he became an advisor for a Ben Stiller production TV series, The Birthday Boys.
- In July 2014, he set a Guinness World Record for potting 68 balls in the pool table in one minute, in Milan, Italy.
- He achieved a world record for shooting a ball in a jump shot from 34 inches of height.
- In December 2014, he released a collaboration video with DudePerfect which reached over 6 million views in just a week.
- He can speak French, English, and German.
- He has a black belt in judo.
- He is the owner of Venom Trickshots Corp.
- Visit his official website @ venomtrickshots.com.
- Follow him on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and YouTube.
Featured Image by Florian Kohler / Instagram