KSI is a You-Tuber in addition a comedian, actor and a rapper whose nickname KSI was docked from his YouTube name KSIOlajideBT which he used to call himself online. With not less than 17 million subscribers on his channel and more than 3 billion video watch, he was ranked at no.35 among the top registered channels.
One of his debut online videos ‘Keep Up’ topped the charts and was recognized globally. His younger brother JJ, a renowned public figure is also a You-Tuber and is doing well and ranked highly in the industry. Having a charitable heart, he donates most of his fortune to different beneficiaries. Let’s take a look at just how much dough the YouTube personality has been pulling in that add up to his net worth fortune. Here is a quick summary of KSI’s net worth in 2018, career and earnings.
KSI Early Life
Olajide William Olatunji alias KSI hails from Watford Hertfordshire in England where he was born in 1993. He is the son of Jide Olatunji and Yinka Olatunji who encouraged him and his younger brother, Deji Olatunji in their career.
He studied and graduated in 2009 from a high school in Watford and later pursued his career as a You-Tuber. His education background is not well known therefore it’s not clear if he attended college or not.
On his relationship KSI is dating his girlfriend called Seana. Though he makes waves in the public, KSI is notoriously low-key about his private life that’s why we know minute about his personal life.
KSI Career, Awards & Achievement
KSI started You-Tubing while he was still in high school and after his school he began his career professionally. In 2012 he was outlawed from attending the Euro-gamer event since he misbehaved in the Xbox one affair. His breakthrough came in 2013 when played and championed against a computer game making his name debut in the Guinness Records.
KSI and his seven colleagues formed a troop called ‘Sidemen’ in 2014 which competed with other groups in games like FIFA. In 2017 he speculated that he will be leaving the Sidemen troop to continue solo. He also launched his book, ‘KSI: I Am A To’ in 2015 through his YouTube channel. Together with other YouTube identity plus his brother, he was featured in a film namely, Laid In America (2015).
Apart from You-Tubing he is also a musician and has collaborated with other artists. His debut singles include; Sweaty Goals (2012), No Sleep (2013), Christian Bale (2014) and MAC-10 flow (2014).
Awards & Achievements
On awards and achievements, the 24-year-old won the NME award in 2016. His achievement is also due to his music which he has released and collaborated with other personalities. The singles have debuted and topped the UK charts severally such as Lamborghini (2015), Jump Around (2016) And Little Boy (2017). His best achievement was when his name arose in the Guinness World Records Gamers’ Version (2013).
Net Worth of KSI
KSI net worth stands at $12.5 million. His big income generator comes from his YouTube channels where he showcases his gaming skills. Due to his large numbers of subscribers and views, YouTube remunerates him according to the number of video views. He also earns a chunk of his money from his music. It is reported that KSI annual salary is $1.12 million.
The 24-year-old owns many valuable assets such as a Porsche car & two Lamborghinis, a residence in London and many pairs of footgear each valuing $1500. He also earns about $287,000 from endorsements from brands like Huawei, Xbox one and Microsoft.
KSI emerged a millionaire at the age of 21 due to his talent and creativity that he shows in most of his online videos. In recent years we expect his net worth figures to increase as he makes his income from the relaxation of his cubicle.