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Olajide William Olatunji Wiki Biography
Born Olajide William Olatunji on the 19th June 1993, in Watford, Hertfordshire, England, he is a popular YouTuber, musician, comedian and actor as well, best known to the world for his YouTube channel KSI, on which he has more than 17 million subscribers.
Have you ever wondered how rich KSI is, as of late 2017? According to authoritative sources, it has been estimated that KSI’s wealth is as high as $12 million, an amount earned through his successful career in the world of entertainment and music, active since 2009.
KSI Net Worth $12 Million
KSI, of Nigerian ancestry, grew up in his hometown with his younger brother, Deji Olatunji, who has also become a successful YouTuber under the name ComedyShortsGamer. Other details about KSI’s life before becoming a successful internet star, remain unknown in the media, this includes his parent’s identity and information regarding his formal education.
He started his channel KSI in 2009, on which he first started uploading videos of himself playing such video games as Modern Warfare 2, but from 2011 became more focused on football games, precisely through FIFA. Since then, he has become one of the most successful and most popular FIFA players on YouTube, and has posted several records, including most goals scored against a computer with 190, which saw him enter the Guinness World Records Gamer’s Edition in 2013.
This increased his popularity, but also his net worth and he was soon offered a contract with Maker Studios’ sub-network Polaris. He formed a group with other YouTube gamers, including Ethan Payne, who goes under the name Behzinga, then Simon Minter, who is popular as miniminter, Tobi Brown – a.k.a. TBJZL, Josh Bradley as Zerkaa, and Vikram Barn, who is better known as Vikkstar123; they later added Harry Lewis (wroetoshaw), and played together under the name Ultimate Sidemen, later shortened to Sidemen. They became quite successful in the gaming community, winning several tournaments, but most recently, KSI released a statement that he is leaving the Sidemen group, and stopped uploading videos for quite some time after becoming displeased by the newest policy of YouTube. However, he returned to the network and so far has amassed a total following of more than 17 million subscribers, while his videos have been viewed more than 3.7 billion times, which increased his net worth to a large degree.
KSI is also an accomplished musician; his debut single came out in 2015, entitled “Lamborghini”, a duet with P Money. The following year he released the EP “Keep Up”, which topped the UK R&B chart, and in the US landed at No. 14 on the US Rap chart. He continued recording music, and has released three more Eps, including “Jump Around” (2016), “Space” (2017), and “Disstracktions”, also in 2017, which also topped the UK R&B chart. The sales of his releases have also contributed to his net worth.
To speak further of his accomplishments, KSI published the book “KSI: I Am A Bellend” in the UK, while in the USA, it had a different title “KSI: I Am A Tool”, both released in 2015, the sales of which added substantially to his wealth.
Regarding his personal life, KSI tends to keep his most intimate details hidden from the public eyes, though he has become a successful internet personality. However, it is known that he has a girlfriend, though her identity remains unknown in the media.
|Net Worth||$12 Million|
|Date Of Birth||June 19, 1993|
|Place Of Birth||Watford, Hertfordshire, England|
|Profession||Youtube star, Social Media personality, Internet personality, Musician, Rapper, Singer, Producer|
|Parents||Yinka Olatunji, Jide Olatunji|
|Awards||NME Award for Vlogger of the Year (2016)|
|Record Labels||Island Records, Dcypha Productions, KSI (Youtube channel), JideJunior (Youtube channel), KSIOlajidebtHD, ComedyShortsGamer|
|Albums||Little Boy (2017, EP), Touch Down (2017, EP), Keep Up (2017), Heskey Time (2011)|
|Nominations||4th YouTube Awards - Gaming Team of the Year (2015), Guinness World Records Gamer's Edition (2013)|
|Movies||5 Aside (TV Mini-Series, 2014), YouTube Rewind: The Ultimate 2016 Challenge (2016), Baywatch (2017), Backchat (TV Series, 2015), What Does 2013 Say? (2013), Rewind YouTube Style 2012 (2012)|
|TV Shows||KSI Ft JME – KEEP UP (Official Video, 2015), KSI - Adam's Apple ft Alesa (Official Music Video, 2017), "KEEP UP" COVER REACTION!! (2016), Joe Weller Exposed by Best Friend (2017), WAS THE SIDEMEN BEEF FAKE? (2017)|
|Laid in America||2016||post-production||Duncan|
|Project YouTube: The Sidemen||2015||Documentary short|
|The 50 Funniest Moments of 2014||2014||TV Movie documentary||Himself (as KSI)|
|YouTubers React||2014||TV Series||Himself|
|England's Worst Ever Football Team||2014||TV Special documentary||Himself - YouTuber (as KSI)|