25 KCA Fun Facts!

Posted on Mar 26, 2012

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It's almost time for KCA 2012! But before we hit the Orange Carpet all over again, we want you to be prepared. And to be totally prepped for the slimest, most celebrity-packed Kids' Choice Awards yet, you need to know more than who's hosting (if you don't know this, then you've been living under a rock for a bajillion years) and who's performing (can you say, 1D?!). You need to know ALL things KCA! From how much a Blimp really weighs, to the most epic slime stunts ever, we're giving you it all. Read up on the top 25 finest fun facts about the KCAs. And school yourself in SLIME!

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25. SpongeBob SquarePants holds the record for most KCA wins, earning 11 blimps over the past 10 years.
24. This year's host, Will Smith, has won the most amount of Kids' Choice Awards (after SpongeBob) with a whopping 10 blimps!
23.The first 'KCA Burp Award' was given to none other than Cameron Diaz in 2001.
22. Justin Timberlake has competed in five burp-offs, more times than any other celebrity, and has won two times.
21. Every KCA blimp weighs in at 2.02 pounds.

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20. Rosie O'Donnell has hosted the Kids' Choice Awards the most amount of times, hosting eight times consecutively from 1996 through 2003.
19. Jack Black has hosted the Kids' Choice Awards the second most amount of times...three!
18. The first celeb EVER to be slimed was Les Lye in 1988! If you don't remember, he was best known for his role in You Can't Do That On Television.
17. Nickelodeon's first awards show was held in 1987, and it was called 'The Big Ballot'.
16. In 1988, 'The Big Ballot' was renamed to the Kids' Choice Awards and featured a live studio audience.

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15. Until 1990, the Kids' Choice Award was a teleidoscope -- a cross between a telescope and kaleidoscope.
14. Will Smith won his first ever Kids' Choice Award in 1991 for Favorite TV Actor, for his role in The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air.
13. Will Ferrell holds the "Slip n' Slime" world record for slipping 200 feet on slime at the 2009 KCAs.
12. By winning the Big Help Award in 2010, Michelle Obama made history by becoming the first First Lady to receive a Blimp.
11. The only person to ever be slimed with non-green slime is Pink (she got pink slime)!

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10. In 1991, Bart Simpson made history as the first animated character to accept a Kids' Choice Award.
9. In 2003, skateboarding champ Tony Hawk skateboarded into an 11,000 gallon tank of green slime.
8. The first-ever Kids' Choice Awards musical performers were Debbie Gibson and New Kids on the Block in 1988.
7. The KCA 15th Anniversary was hosted by Rosie O'Donnell in 2002, and a record-breaking 22 million votes were counted!
6. The first ever Big Green Help award was given to Leonardo DiCaprio in 2009 for his work to help the environment.

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5. The first LIVE Kids' Choice Awards were held in 1992, with host Paula Abdul.
4. The first-ever twin-sliming occurred when Mary-Kate and Ashley Olsen were coated in goo in 2004.
3. In 2002, Jessica Alba and Steve Irwin were the first duo to win the Burp Award.
2. The 'World's Longest Celebrity Sliming' occurred in 2008 when Orlando Bloom and Jack Black were slimed for one whole minute.
1.The only person to have won the Wannabe Award (silver blimp) and Hall of Fame Award (gold blimp) is this year's host, Will Smith!

Think you know all you need to know for Blimp night? Well, there's still one more piece of vital information. The show time! The one-hour Orange Carpet pre-show, "Countdown to Kids' Choice," kicks off LIVE on Nick.com and the KCA App at 7/6c!

Okay, now you're probably ready...


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