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Grant Imahara

Electronics & Radio Control Expert, Former Host on Discovery's "Mythbusters," & Animatronics Engineer

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 Grant Imahara Biography

Grant Imahara is recognized as the electronics and robots expert from Discovery Channel's Mythbusters. Using a blend of science and fun, he and his colleagues put urban legends to the test, sometimes with explosive results. He continues bringing his unique skills to the White Rabbit Project on Netflix. He has hosted Punkin Chunkin and Killer Robots for Science Channel, and has appeared on Junkyard Wars and Comedy Central’s BattleBots. He can also be seen playing Lt. Sulu in the critically acclaimed webseries Star Trek Continues.

Before his career in front of the camera, Grant spent nine years working behind the scenes in special effects as an animatronics engineer and modelmaker for George Lucas' Industrial Light and Magic. He worked on numerous blockbusters including The Matrix sequels, A.I., Galaxy Quest, Terminator 3, Van Helsing, and Star Wars: Episodes 1-3. He’s worked on some of the most famous movie and TV robots of all time, putting the lights in R2-D2's dome for the Star Wars prequels and giving the Energizer Bunny his beat. He created the irreverent robot skeleton sidekick Geoff Peterson for The Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson.

Grant has a Bachelor of Science degree in Electrical Engineering from the University of Southern California and is a Senior Member of the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE). He has been on the cover of ROBOT Magazine, IEEE Spectrum, and MAKE Magazine. Over the years, he has garnered numerous official commendations from various organizations, including the City of Los Angeles, the City of San Francisco, and The White House. He is currently consulting for Walt Disney Imagineering, working on next-generation robots to go into Disney’s theme parks around the world.

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Kickin' Bot: An Illustrated Guide to Building Combat Robots (ExtremeTech)

Kickin' Bot: An Illustrated Guide to Building Combat Robots (ExtremeTech)

Speaking Topics

  • Innovation

  • Engineering in Entertainment

  • A Retrospective Of My Career In Movies And Television

  • The Special Effects of Star Wars Episodes 1-3

  • Behind the Scenes with R2-D2 and C-3P0

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Grant Imahara

Electronics & Radio Control Expert, Former Host on Discovery's "Mythbusters," & Animatronics Engineer

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Grant Imahara Biography

Grant Imahara is recognized as the electronics and robots expert from Discovery Channel's Mythbusters. Using a blend of science and fun, he and his colleagues put urban legends to the test, sometimes with explosive results. He continues bringing his unique skills to the White Rabbit Project on Netflix. He has hosted Punkin Chunkin and Killer Robots for Science Channel, and has appeared on Junkyard Wars and Comedy Central’s BattleBots. He can also be seen playing Lt. Sulu in the critically acclaimed webseries Star Trek Continues.

Before his career in front of the camera, Grant spent nine years working behind the scenes in special effects as an animatronics engineer and modelmaker for George Lucas' Industrial Light and Magic. He worked on numerous blockbusters including The Matrix sequels, A.I., Galaxy Quest, Terminator 3, Van Helsing, and Star Wars: Episodes 1-3. He’s worked on some of the most famous movie and TV robots of all time, putting the lights in R2-D2's dome for the Star Wars prequels and giving the Energizer Bunny his beat. He created the irreverent robot skeleton sidekick Geoff Peterson for The Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson.

Grant has a Bachelor of Science degree in Electrical Engineering from the University of Southern California and is a Senior Member of the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE). He has been on the cover of ROBOT Magazine, IEEE Spectrum, and MAKE Magazine. Over the years, he has garnered numerous official commendations from various organizations, including the City of Los Angeles, the City of San Francisco, and The White House. He is currently consulting for Walt Disney Imagineering, working on next-generation robots to go into Disney’s theme parks around the world.

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    Neil deGrasse Tyson gives Grant Imahara the "Star Talk" treatment in this special interview, courtesy Business Insider.
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Grant Imahara Speaking Topics

  • Innovation

  • Engineering in Entertainment

  • A Retrospective Of My Career In Movies And Television

  • The Special Effects of Star Wars Episodes 1-3

  • Behind the Scenes with R2-D2 and C-3P0

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  • How to book Grant Imahara?
    Our booking agents have successfully helped clients around the world secure talent like Grant Imahara for speaking engagements, personal appearances, product endorsements, or corporate entertainment for over 15 years. The team at All American Entertainment represents and listens to the needs of organizations and corporations seeking to hire keynote speakers, celebrities or entertainers. Fill out a booking request form for Grant Imahara, or call our office at 1.800.698.2536 to discuss your upcoming event. One of our experienced agents will be happy to help you get pricing information and check availability for Grant Imahara or any other celebrity of your choice.
  • How much does it cost to book Grant Imahara?
    Booking fees for Grant Imahara, or any other speakers and celebrities, are determined based on a number of factors and may change without notice. Pricing often varies according to the circumstances, including the talent's schedule, market conditions, length of presentation, and the location of the event. Speaker fees listed on this website are intended to serve as a guideline only. In some cases, the actual quote may be above or below the stated range. For the most current fee to hire Grant Imahara, please fill out the booking request form or call our office at 1.800.698.2536 to speak with an experienced booking agent.
  • Who is the agent for Grant Imahara?
    All American Entertainment has successfully secured celebrity talent like Grant Imahara for clients worldwide for more than 15 years. As a full-service talent booking agency, we have access to virtually any speaker or celebrity in the world. Our agents are happy and able to submit an offer to the speaker or celebrity of your choice, letting you benefit from our reputation and long-standing relationships in the industry. Fill out the booking request form or call our office at 1.800.698.2536, and one of our agents will assist you to book Grant Imahara for your next private or corporate function.
  • What is a full-service talent booking agency?
    All American Speakers is a "buyers agent" and exclusively represents talent buyers, meeting planners and event professionals, who are looking to secure celebrities and speakers for personal appearances, speaking engagements, corporate entertainment, public relations campaigns, commercials, or endorsements. We do not exclusively represent Grant Imahara or claim ourselves as the exclusive booking agency, business manager, publicist, speakers bureau or management for Grant Imahara or any other speaker or celebrity on this website. For more information on how we work and what makes us unique, please read the AAE Advantage.

Grant Imahara is a keynote speaker and industry expert who speaks on a wide range of topics . The estimated speaking fee range to book Grant Imahara for your event is $30,000 - $50,000. Grant Imahara generally travels from Los Angeles, CA, USA and can be booked for (private) corporate events, personal appearances, keynote speeches, or other performances. Similar motivational celebrity speakers are Dr. Michio Kaku, Jason Silva, Kari Byron, Randi Zuckerberg and Dom Sagolla. Contact All American Speakers for ratings, reviews, videos and information on scheduling Grant Imahara for an upcoming event.

Grant Imahara Speaker Videos

  • Neil deGrasse Tyson Interviews Grant Imahara
    Neil deGrasse Tyson gives Grant Imahara the "Star Talk" treatment in this special interview, courtesy Business Insider.
    Xamarin Evolve 2016: Grant Imahara - YouTube
  • Grant Imahara #CPBR9l - YouTube
    Grant Imahara Suits up - Wootstock 2.8
  • Five Minutes With... Grant Imahara of "Mythbusters"

Grant Imahara Speaking Topics

  • Innovation

  • Engineering in Entertainment

  • A Retrospective Of My Career In Movies And Television

  • The Special Effects of Star Wars Episodes 1-3

  • Behind the Scenes with R2-D2 and C-3P0

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