How Much is the Youtube Star KSI worth?
The Youtube star Olajide William JJ Olatunji, more popularly known by his stage name- KSI is the shortened form of KSIOlajideBT.
Also famous as a comedian, actor as well as a rapper, the multitalented personality has a huge fan base. His Youtube channel is currently the 25th most subscribed channel. Making a debut in the music industry with his EP release in 2016, he is worth an estimated $11 Million.
The multitalented Youtube star was born on 19th of June, 1993 in Watford, Hertfordshire, England.
Although not much of his early life remain undisclosed, he is one of the most searched personalities on the internet. His brother Deji Olantuji is also a popular Youtuber who has the youtube name-ComedyShortsGamer.
Both of them bagged the first and the second spot in the UK’s Most Influential Youtube Creators.
Starting his first career as a Youtuber under the name of JideJunior, he created his channel on the 24th of April 2008. He gained fame much later after he started his second channel. But this was his beginning to the internet personality he is today.
He created his second YouTube channel on the July of 2009. His first upload in the channel was a video regarding the FIFA video game franchise. Uploading comedy videos, he has so far uploaded over 100 videos. Gaining more and more popularity each day, he has successfully made it to the 25th position of the Youtubers having the most subscribers.
He has also appeared in the video of other Youtuber GEWromg titled- KSI VS FIFA// The Record Slam. In the video, he broke the world record for “The Goals most scored against the computer” with 190 goals. With his world record, he also appeared in the Guinness World Record Gamer’s Edition.
After that, he signed a deal with the Maker Studio’s sub-network called- Polaris. Along with five other YouTubers- Ethan Payne, Simon Minter, Josh Bradley, Tobi Brown, as well as Vikram Barn, he formed a gaming group called- Ultimate Sidemen. A while later another member Harry Lewis joined the group. The group started making videos about gaming and also got to visit Las Vegas when they defeated the co-founder of Virgin Gaming Zach Zeldin in a match of FIFA.
After his success in the Youtube field, he then started a career in music. In 2011, he released a rap song- Heskey Time along with the YouTuber Randolph. He then started a video series which is much similar to the Epic Rap Battles Of History. There the two YouTubers play the famous football characters. Along with his series, he then appeared in the music video for the song Get Hyper.
He debuted with his first single in the March of 2015 with his single- Lamborghini featuring P Money released through the Dcypha Productions. He released his debut EP- Keep Up on 29 October 2015. Following with another single- Friends With Benefits on the July of 2016 he also started his music Vevo channel on September of the same year.
Through his YouTube channel, he announced the release of his first book- KSI: I Am A Bellend. The same book published with the name- KSI: I Am A Tool in the US. The book is full of his online controversies and experience in his YouTube career. It officially released on 24 September 2015.
|Name||Olajide William Olatunji|
|Date of birth||19 June 1993|
|Birthplace||Watford, Hertfordshire, England|
|Profession||YouTuber, Rapper, Comedian|
|Net Worth||$11 Million|
Relationship and Lovelife
It seems that the young Youtuber is far too busy in his career. Until now, no details about his personal life is flashed to the media, not even on any of his YouTube videos.
Being one of the famed YouTubers, he is of course quite famous on the internet. He has over 2 million followers on his Twitter account and has over 4 million followers on his Instagram.
Earning from all his YouTube channels as well as from sponsors and also from his brand endorsement, he has a high net worth value. He also has earned from his book release and is currently worth around 11 million.
Rumors and Controversy
The famed Youtuber KSI recently was banned from the Xbox One launch event because of allegedly harassing the attendees in the event. He also cut ties off with the Microsoft company following the controversy with them.
Banned from attending any of the Eurogamer Expo in future, the Microsoft game took serious action against him. No further details as to the harassed victim or his specific actions are disclosed. However, his manager announced that he isn’t part of the controversies related to sexism and would also apologize.