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Who is KSI?
Olajide Olayinka Williams “JJ” Olatunji, more popularly known as KSI, was born on June 19th, 1993, in Watford, Hertfordshire, England, to Nigerian parents Olajide Olatunji and Olayinka Olatunji. KSI was a student at the Berkhamsted School. He launched his very first YouTube channel in 2008 with the title “JideJunior,” and opened his current channel in 2009. He began uploading gaming commentary videos on his channel. He quickly made a profit from his channel while he was schooling; His channel focuses on games-related videos, mainly FIFA along with Modern Warfare 2. The videos helped expand his channel considerably since its inception and now have millions of followers on his channels. The channel now has an expanded selection of videos, including comedy, rap, and Vlogs. KSI boasts greater than 23.4 million users on YouTube, 7.2 million followers on Twitter, 7.6 million followers on TikTok, 10.9 million followers on Instagram, and 4.8 million fans on Facebook. His second YouTube channel boasts more than 14.6 million users.
KSI Net Worth
His Net Worth is $22 million
KSI Personal Information
|Name||Olajide Olayinka Williams Olatunji|
|Date of Birth||June 19th, 1993|
|Net Worth||$22 million|
KSI Career and Family
He decided to quit high school to explore his goals and the definition of happiness. When he was in his teens, KSI created a YouTube account and began doing what he was passionate about playing video games and making fun videos for viewers. He quickly built a massive following, particularly in the realm of FIFA supporters and football players, and then used this to expand his YouTube channel and his career and, since then, he has more than the four billionth views. The year 2011 was when he ventured into the world of hip-hop and rap, using his channel to facilitate the initial popularity that his work has achieved. He’s released various tracks through iTunes and YouTube, his first one being “Heskey Time,” a song about football that features the YouTuber Randolph.
His parents include Olajide Olatunji Deji, his father, and Olayinka Olatunji. He has a younger brother, Oladeji Daniel “Deji” Olatunji, his father hails from Nigeria, and his mother hails from London. They are in the UK
Facts about KSI
- Variety ranked KSI in the Top 10 most influential stars in the world of US teenagers in 2015.
- KSI started his channel by mainly uploading gaming videos, focusing specifically on FIFA and Modern Warfare 2.
- KSI also has a Lamborghini Aventador, which Yiannimize specially wrapped.
- He is a brother to Deji Olatunji. He’s also a YouTuber.
- The YouTuber also wrote three books entitled “I Am a Bellend,” “How to Be a Youtube Kingpin and Dominate the Internet,” and “The Sidemen Book.“
- In 2020 KSI came out with his first album entitled “Dissimulation.” The album was ranked second at the top of the Official UK Albums Chart and first at the Official Irish Albums Chart.
- KSI has also participated in three notable boxing fights. He has fought Joe Weller once and Logan Paul twice. He was victorious against Joe; however, the match ended in a draw in Logan’s case, and the other was a victory.