KSI is an actor, rapper, humorist and an English YouTube personality. He has attained a huge number of viewers and subscribers on YouTube.
His YouTube channel became the 42nd most subscribed channel after the number of subscribers exceeded 20 million. In addition, he has earned 5 billion views through his videos. He has a predictable net worth of $5 million.
Biography & Wiki
Olajide William “JJ” Olatunji well-known by his stage name KSI was born on 19 June 1993 in the U.K. He went to Berkhamsted School in Berkhamsted, Hertfordshire.
He is a proponent of football club Arsenal F.C. and has made his appearance on a number of different shows with the inclusion of BT Sport. He played FIFA with Arsenal midfielder Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain and with England also.
KSI stepped into the music line along with a fellow YouTuber Randolph. In 2011, he announced his first rap song “Heskey Time”. Subsequent to this release, he began a segment named “Football Rap Battles” which was instigated by an online series “Epic Rap Battles of History”.
KSI made a deal with the sub-network of Maker Studios, Polaris. In 2013, he collaborated with 5 YouTubers namely Vikram Barn (Vikkstar123), Simon Minter (Miniminter), Tobi Lerone (TBJZL), Josh Bradley (Zerkaa), and Ethan Payne (Behzinga) to make a group named the Ultimate Sidemen.
A seventh participant also stepped into this group in 2014 named Harry Lewis. In a match of FIFA, KSI trounced Gaming co-creator, Zach Zeldin.
KSI made to the public his first single under the moniker “Lamborghini” featuring rapper P Money. The song was aired under Dcypha Productions which was Sway’s record. In 2015, his debut EP named Keep Up was announced under Island Records. The title track of EP featured JME in it.
KSI, in 2016, announced “Friends with Benefits” which featured Dutch musical group MNDM. Later, in 2017, he made to the public another EP called Space. He has also appeared in a film alongside YouTube character Caspar Lee under the moniker Laid in America in 2016. This movie also featured some other YouTube characters with the inclusion of his own sibling Comedy Shorts Gamer, Timothy DeLaGhetto as well as Josh Leyva.
KSI, in February 2018, at the Copper Box Arena in Hackney Wick, London, played against colleague YouTube character Joe Weller and won it. Next to it, he called out American internet character Jake Paul, his brother Logan Paul, and ex-footballer Rio Ferdinand too.
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Awards & Achievements
SKI was awarded Vlogger of the Year by NME awards in 2016. He, in 2016, has announced his debut EP Keep Up which achieved 1st rank on the UK R&B Albums Chart.
Net Worth of KSI
KSI has an estimated net worth of $5 million. His huge fan following boosted his net worth a lot. He is into too many things and has also published a book in 2015 entitled KSI: I Am A Bellend, called KSI: I Am A Tool in the U.S.
KSI is among those few YouTube characters who have gained more than a billion YouTube views. He has an exceptional screen personality which is the biggest reason for his huge online fan following.