What are KSIolajidebt’s net worth?
KSIolajidebt (also known as KSI) is an English YouTube personality, video game commentator, comedian, and rapper. KSI has net worth of $ 25 million. As of this writing, he has three YouTube channels; KSI, JJ Olatunji, and KSIClips and its videos have more than 8.6 billion views. His main channel has 23.3 million subscribers and he was also a member of the YouTube group The Sidemen, which has four channels: “Sidemen”, “MoreSidemen”, “SidemenReacts” and “SidemenShorts”.
KSI has suggested in interviews that its net worth is well over $ 20 million, maybe over $ 30 million.
KSIolajidebt’s name comes from the gaming community “KSI” plus its real name Olajide and BT British Telecom. He mainly plays and annotates FIFA games and has played FIFA with Arsenal and English midfielder Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain. As a rapper, KSI released the single “Lamborghini” (with P Money) in 2015, which reached number 7 on the UK R&B charts and number 30 on the UK singles charts. He has released the studio albums “Dissimulation” (2020) and “All Over the Place” (2021) and has appeared on singles by BlacknWhite, Sway and Yogi. In 2015 KSI published the book “KSI: I Am a Bellend” in the USA with the title “I Am a Tool: How to Be a YouTube Kingpin and Dominate the Internet”.
Logan Paul and KSI are known to hate each other, and on August 25, 2018, KSI and Logan held a pay-per-view boxing match advertised as “the biggest internet event in history.” The fight ended in a draw, and a rematch took place on November 9, 2019 at the Staples Center in Los Angeles. The first fight was watched live by 2.25 million viewers, including 1 million via pay-per-view and an estimated 1.2 million illegally via Twitch streams. In the end, 1.3 million bought the fight through PPV, generating around $ 13 million in revenue. It’s likely Logan and KSI each made around $ 2 million from the pre-tax game, when all other sources like merchandise are added. They were guaranteed at least $ 900,000 each for the second fight. Their total earnings for the second fight, which aired by boxing company DAZN USA, likely exceeded $ 3 million each. KSI previously fought another YouTuber he feuded with, Joe Weller, and won in the third round, defeating Weller with a technical knockout. 1.6 million people watched the match live on YouTube and it had 21 million views within 24 hours.
KSIolajidebt was born Olajide Olayinka Williams Olatunji on June 19, 1993 in Watford, Hertfordshire, England. His mother Yinka is from London, his father Jide from Nigeria. KSI has a younger brother, Deji, who is also a YouTuber; In 2015, KSI was ranked # 1 on Tubular Labs’ list of “Britain’s Most Influential YouTube Creators” and Deji was ranked # 2. KSI attended Berkhamsted School, where he met Simon Minter, who later joined KSI as a member of the Sidemen. In 2018, Deji posted a video showing KSI’s personal bank records and KSI publicly expressed its anger at his family over Deji’s actions, saying, “Don’t you dare post my information like this shit in private. Mom, Dad, I’m disappointed. “
In 2008 KSI started his first YouTube channel under the user name “JideJunior” and in July 2009 he created the “KSIOlajideBT” account. After earning steady income from his FIFA game commentary videos, he dropped out of high school. KSI later expanded to vlog-style videos and featured a wider variety of games in its videos. In 2012 it reached a million subscribers. In 2013 and October, he signed with Polaris, a sub-network of Maker Studios. In that year he became a member of Sidemen, a UK YouTube group that publishes videos with sketches, challenges and video game commentary. In August 2017, KSI announced that he had left the sidemen, then posted diss track videos about the other members.
KSI released its debut album “Dissimulation” in May 2020 and reached number 1 on the Irish album charts and number 2 on the British album charts. The gold album contained the singles “Down Like That” (with Rick Ross, Lil Baby and SX), “Wake Up Call” (with Trippie Redd), “Poppin” (with Lil Pump and Smokepurpp), “Houdini” (with Swarmz and Tion Wayne) and “Killa Killa” (with Aiyana-Lee). His successor “All Over the Place” from 2021 topped the UK album charts and contained the gold singles “Really Love” (with Craig David and Digital Farm Animals) and “Don’t Play” (with Anne-Marie and Digital.) . Farm animals). KSI has also released the EPs “Keep Up” (2016), “Jump Around” (2016), “Space” (2017) and “Disstracktions” (2017).
KSI is passionate about charity work and has appeared in the charity television programs “Comic Relief”, “Stand Up To Cancer”, “Children in Need” and “Sport Relief”. In 2015, he donated $ 10,000 to YouTuber Castro1021’s online charity stream and attended a Race Against Slime event to raise funds for SpecialEffect, a UK-based organization promoting “fun and inclusion in the Bringing back the lives of people with physical disabilities “. by helping them play video games. “KSI and its associates hosted three charity football events between 2016 and 2018, raising nearly £ 400,000 for charities such as Childline, the Saint’s Foundation and the Charlton Athletic Community Trust. In 2020, KSI donated $ 60,000 to the Black Lives Matter Global Network Foundation and other charities devoted to supporting black life, and he donated clothing to the Seaview Project, and that year he also joined The Independent’s “Help the Hungry” campaign and the Evening Standard’s Food for London Now campaign, and he appeared on the charity single “Stop Crying Your Heart Out” for Children in Need. In 2021, during Lol-a-thon from BBC Radio 1 £ 10,000 in Comic Relief.
KSI is a supporter of the London football club Arsenal FC and has appeared on AFTV, a channel for Arsenal fans. In 2012, he was accused of molesting women at a Eurogamer event and sexually abusing speaker model Brandy Brewer. Although Brewer later tweeted, “I agreed to the motorboat it’s called Comedy …. relax,” KSI has been banned from future Eurogamer events.
Awards and nominations
In 2016 KSI won a Diamond Creator Award / Youtube Creator Reward at the YouTube Creator Awards and the NME Awards named him Vlogger of the Year. In 2020 he won an Amazon Music UK Award for Best Song for “Lighter” and the song also earned him a BRIT Award nomination for Best British Single. KSI has received three Shorty Award nominations, Best in Gaming 2012, YouTuber of the Year 2017 and Best YouTube Ensemble (with the Sidemen) 2019. “Sidemen: The Book” received a nomination for the British Book Award for Non-Fiction: Lifestyle Book of the year 2017, and that year also received a nomination for BBC Radio 1’s Teen Choice Award for Best British Vlogger. KSI has also received nominations from the Global Awards (Social Media Superstar, 2018), MTV Awards (Hottest Summer Superstar, 2020), MOBO Awards (Best Media Personality, 2020), and TMTV Awards (Hottest Summer Superstar, 2021).
In a 2020 interview with Men’s Health, KSI stated that he owns more than 10 homes in England. The total value of these properties is in excess of £ 10 million.