Tanner Chase Risner (born March 24, 1992) is the first assistant director for the main Smosh channel. He made his first on-screen appearance in EVERY SPRING BREAK EVER, and has appeared on and off in videos for Smosh and Smosh Games ever since.
- Tanner is perceived to bear a resemblance to Shayne Topp, and the notion of similarities between them are often pointed out and made fun of by the various Smosh cast members. He is referred to by several of the members as a 'B- Shayne Topp', though Tanner himself believes he's at least a B+.
- Tanner served as a "Gnar-Certified Referee" for Smosh Winter Games - Again!, having made cameos in other Seasonal Games up until that point.
- He voted for Bernie Sanders for president in 2016.
- He has a younger twin brother named Jesse.
- Tanner Risner's resume on actorsaccess.com
- Tanner Risner on Twitter: "When your twin brother figures out that because of time zones he is, for the first time ever older than you are." Cite error: Invalid
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- Aquaneersupreme on Twitter: "Hey it's me you're 27 year old friend who still wears children's clothes. What's up"
- Tanner Risner on Instagram: "For Thanksgiving my parents and brother flew in to visit me! So we went and died in an escape room. #thebasement #theboilerroom #family #thanksgiving @thebasementla"
- Tanner Risner on Instagram: "Please don't forget to vote today. Even if you hate the candidates and don't want to vote for president, there are so many other important issues on your state ballot that need your vote. #ivoted #america #writeinbernie"
- Jesse Risner on Twitter: "For the next 2 hours I am older than @TannerRisner for the first and last time in my life. Let the games begin. #twinning #timetravel"