- Name: KSI
- Age: 24 years old
- Height: 5ft 11in (181 cm)
- Occupation: YouTuber
- Net Worth: US $10 Million
- Status: Alive
KSI is an English YouTuber (KSIOlajidebt), rapper, actor and video game commentator. He’s one of the most subscribed YouTube personality with more than 17 million subscribers. His discography includes Keep Up (2016), Jump Around (2016) and Space (2017). He has millions of fans across Instagram, Facebook and Twitter. KSI was born Olajide William Olatunji on June 19, 1993 in Watford, England. He’s also known as JJ. His parents are Jide and Yinka Olatunji. He has a younger brother, Deji Olatunji, who’s also on YouTube (ComedyShortsGamer). They were both ranked among the Uk’s Most Influential YouTube Creators in 2015.
KSI created his YouTube channel ‘KSIOlajidebt’ in July 2009. He reached his first million subscribers in December 2012. The channel has since grown to 17+ million subscribers and more than 1.3 billion video views. KSI’s early videos were based on the video game FIFA. His channel now includes comedy sketches, challenges, pranks, music videos and more. Selected videos from his channel includes “Crossbar Challenge”, “What Is It Like To Be Black” and “A Super Funny Montage”. He’s collaborated with fellow YouTubers like RiceGum, Caspar Lee and Joe Sugg. KSI was banned from all future Eurogamer Expos in 2012. Microsoft ended their Xbox One endorsement contract with him the following year. KSI signed with the Maker Studios sub-network ‘Polaris’ in early 2013. He was a member of the YouTube channel ‘Ultimate Sidemen’ from 2013 until his departure in 2017. The group had a total of 7 members including Ethan Payne (Behzinga), Josh Bradley (Zerkaa) and Vikram Barn (Vikkstar123). In 2016, KSI won the NME Award for Vlogger of the Year.
KSI began his rap career in 2011. His first track “Heskey Time” featuring Randolph was released in January 2012. It was a satirical rap song about former professional English footballer Emile Heskey. The two have collaborated on several other projects including their popular “Football Rap Battles” series. KSI was featured in the 2013 official music video for Droideka’s single “Get Hyper”. His debut solo single “Lamborghini” was released in March 2015. It features English rapper P Money. The official video was released in March 2015 and has since been viewed more than 81 million times. KSI’s debut EP, Keep Up, was released in January 2016 by Island Records. It peaked at #1 on the UK R&B Albums chart and #14 on the US Rap Albums chart. The EP featured guest appearances from Jme, Sway, Nick Brewer, Scrufizzer and a few others. KSI’s other projects include Jump Around (2016) and Space (2017). He collaborated with MNDM on the single “Friends with Benefits”. He also worked with rapper Waka Flocka Flame on the track “Jump Around”.
In addition to YouTube and rapping, KSI is an aspiring actor. He was cast as “Duncan” in the comedy film Laid in America (2016). The film was written and directed by Sam Milman and Peter Vass. It also stars Caspar Lee and Bobby Lee. In 2014, he appeared as “Matt Clark” on 5 episodes of the TV mini-series 5 Aside (2014). He made a guest appearance on the talk-show ‘Backchat’ in 2015. KSI’s book ‘KSI: I Am A Bellend’ was published in the U.K. in September 2015. The U.S. version ‘KSI: I Am A Tool’ was released shortly after.PERSONAL
KSI is about 5ft 11in tall and hes of Nigerian descent. He revealed in the video “Googling Myself” that he’s agnostic. His net worth is estimated at $10 million. He reportedly made $4.5 million back in 2015 according to Forbes. KSI owns luxury cars such as the Lamborghini Aventador and the Porsche Boxster. He reportedly paid off his parents’ house before moving out to his own place.
KSI Age, Birthday, Salary, Wiki
- Birth Name: Olajide William Olatunji
- Birthday: June 19, 1993
- How Old : Age: 24 years old
- Place of Birth: Watford, England, United Kingdom
- Zodiac Sign: Gemini
- How Tall : Height: 5ft 11in (181 cm)
- Occupation: YouTuber, Rapper, Actor
- Years Active: 2008-present
- Net Worth & Salary: US $10 Million
- Death-O-Meter: Alive